The Scotsman Hotel

20 North Bridge, Edinburgh EH11TR United Kingdom (GBR)
5 Star Downtown Hotel
55.9511777-3.1880116

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Local Attractions

Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Royal Mile, National Gallery of Scotland, Dynamic Earth, Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre, National Museum of Scotland, The Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh Zoo, Museum of Childhood
4.0 out of 5. Based on 3286 guest reviews

Property Description

The Scotsman Hotel, resides within the former Scotsman Newspaper building. Originally built in 1905, this majestic building was designed to dominate the Edinburgh skyline and features incredible views of the city´s most famous landmarks. In 2001 the building was transformed into The Scotsman Hotel with careful attention towards preserving the magnificent Italian marble staircase, stunning oak panelling, imposing marble pillars and ornate ceilings.Originally the reception room of the newspaper, our North Bridge Bar and Brasserie features the original oak panelling, a hand carved wooden balcony and imposing marble pillars. The seating area is split into two levels with the balcony offering quieter, intimate seating, with a birds-eye-view below to the buzzing main restaurant and cocktail bar.The newspaper held its giant printing presses in the lower ground floor. The press room now houses our Scotsman Health Club and Spa with a vast state of the art gym. Popular with locals and hotel guests alike. Facilities include a steel swimming pool, steam and sauna, tropicarium, 60-station gym, spa treatment rooms and a relaxation suite.With no two alike, our 69 rooms and suites each have their own quirky features including curved corner window bays with breathtaking views and marble bathrooms and as a guest at The Scotsman you will enjoy free Wi-Fi access and a complimentary Scotsman Newspaper.Our private screening room complete with sumptuous leather seating is available for hire, be it for fun occasions or that all important presentation or product launch.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 2:00PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2002
Floors: 9
Rooms: 69
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 69
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 13
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 9 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 7904 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 100 people
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 7:00AM-00:00AM
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
72 Hours prior to arrival without charge
Nightly Parking: £20
Total Taxes: 0.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 18.50 Per Day (High Speed Internet)
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 12.95 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 16.95 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 35.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 3.00 Per Person (from £3.00pp per serve)
Afternoon Break Cost: 3.00 Per Person (from £3.00pp per serve)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Car rental
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Currency exchange
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Hairdryer available
  • Central heating
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Licensed bar
  • Mini bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hours room service
  • Safe in rooms
  • Sauna
  • Shower
  • Solarium
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Edinburgh airport is 25 minutes away by car or public transport. One way in a taxi would cost approximately £20.00.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at The Scotsman Hotel

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at The Scotsman Hotel.

Feel free to use the The Scotsman Hotel meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Edinburgh event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Meters)
Size
(sqm.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Boardroom 6 x 4 x 3 24--/----------12--/--------
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Boardroom

Please note:All AV equipment above is available upon request.
Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
258.3 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
6 x 4 x 3 M.
Floor Level:
4
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Teleconferencing
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
£150.00 GBP
Full Day Rental:
£275.00 GBP
Evening Rental:
£150.00 GBP
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Drawing Room 9 x 9 x 3 90--/603220--2419--/--5060--
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Drawing Room

Please note:All AV equipment above is available upon request.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
968.8 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
9 x 9 x 3 M.
Floor Level:
4
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
£200.00 GBP
Full Day Rental:
£400.00 GBP
Evening Rental:
£200.00 GBP
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Clubroom 11 x 13 x 2 157--/907050--5025--/--70100--
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Clubroom

Please note:All AV equipment above is available upon request.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1689.9 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
11 x 13 x 2 M.
Floor Level:
3
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
£250.00 GBP
Full Day Rental:
£500.00 GBP
Evening Rental:
£250.00 GBP
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Linklater Suite 17 x 5 x 2 93--/504036--2134--/--54100--
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Linklater Suite

Please note:All AV equipment above is available upon request.The Linklater Suite can be divided into 3 smaller rooms.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1001.0 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
17 x 5 x 2 M.
Floor Level:
3
Power Outlets:
5
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
£250.00 GBP
Full Day Rental:
£500.00 GBP
Evening Rental:
£250.00 GBP
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Russell Suite 7 x 21 x 2 157--/706456--5037--/--80100--
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Russell Suite

Please note:All AV equipment above is available upon request.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1689.9 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
7 x 21 x 2 M.
Floor Level:
3
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
£250.00 GBP
Full Day Rental:
£500.00 GBP
Evening Rental:
£250.00 GBP
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Screening Room 6 x 14 x 3 91--/--------------/--46----
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Screening Room

Please note:Our Screening Room is a small cinema which has tiered seating for 46 people and is perfect for conference presentations, private screening & theatre productions.All AV equipment above (except for the screen & projector which is a permanent feature) is available upon request.
Room Type:
Auditorium
Total Size:
979.5 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
6 x 14 x 3 M.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
£225.00 GBP
Full Day Rental:
£450.00 GBP
Evening Rental:
£225.00 GBP
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Maclaren Suite 12 x 9 x 2 122--/1006038--------/--76150--
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Maclaren Suite

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1313.2 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
12 x 9 x 2 M.
Floor Level:
1
Columns:
2
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
£225.00 GBP
Full Day Rental:
£450.00 GBP
Evening Rental:
£225.00 GBP

FAQs about The Scotsman Hotel

What time is check in?

Check in time is 2:00PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00 AM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does The Scotsman Hotel have?

There are 69 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at The Scotsman Hotel?

Yes, they have 9 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

Is there a gym at The Scotsman Hotel?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there room service at The Scotsman Hotel?

Yes. Room service unobtrusive. Room service is average. Almost all guests found the room service acceptable.

Is there shopping nearby?

Yes. Great shopping. Most guests liked the proximity to shopping.

Is there a WiFi internet?

Yes. WiFi system needs upgrading. WiFi in the room did not work. Wifi quality could be improved. Almost all guests said the wifi quality was bad.

Is there a bar?

Yes. Good bar service. Lovely bar service, according to 86%.

Is there a pool at The Scotsman Hotel?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property..

Can I get a group rate at The Scotsman Hotel?

Yes, you can get room block and/or discount for a group if you need 10+ rooms per night. The average groups saves around 5.5%.

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