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The Scotsman Hotel

Edinburgh's Premier Five-Star Boutique Hotel

The Scotsman Hotel is an elegant and traditional five-star hotel located in the heart of the city. With a reputation for excellent service, superb food and a first-class Aveda Spa – the hotel is regarded as one of Edinburgh’s finest. Built in 1905 and located on the historic North Bridge, this majestic baronial building contains many original features, dominates the city’s skyline and boasts stunning views across Edinburgh.

Originally conceived as the headquarters of the famous Scotsman Newspaper, the hotel has been painstakingly renovated to the highest standards expected in a leading boutique hotel. All of the 69 elegantly presented rooms and suites all feature an eclectic range of original architecture and fittings, which gives each of these five-star rooms a unique and homely appearance.

Sitting just off the Royal Mile, The Scotsman features spectacular views over Edinburgh Castle, the Firth of Forth, Leith, Princes Street, Calton Hill and Arthur’s Seat and is a favoured stop for both business and leisure travellers alike… as well as being a renowned venue for weddings, conferences, meetings and events, with an abundance of corporate and extensive leisure facilities.

Guests at the hotel have exclusive access to a range of five-star amenities, including the state of the art Aveda Spa & Health Club. Located in the old printing press rooms, the spa contains Scotland's first stainless steel swimming pool, spa pool, sauna, solarium and steam rooms, arctic & tropical showers, 60 station air-conditioned cardio-vascular and resistance gym with aerobics studio. The spa area also features five therapy suites, offering a diverse range of beauty and health treatments from Aveda.

Luxury Rooms, Suites & Latest Offers

Rooms & Suites

The Scotsman Hotel offers 69 luxury rooms and suites in the heart of Edinburgh, and overlooking Edinburgh Castle, the Firth of Forth, Leith, Princes Street and Calton Hill.

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Offers & Packages

The hotel is proud to offer a stunning selection of luxury offers. To get the best possible deal, please ensure you make your booking directly with the hotel website.

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Restaurant, Spa & Health Club

North Bridge Brasserie

One of the most renowned restaurants in the city of Edinburgh, the North Bridge Brasserie serves traditional Scottish cuisine with a contemporary twist. Executive Head Chef Paul Hart sources only the finest local seasonal produce for his dishes… meaning they both vary from day to day and are always exciting. The bar also stocks an impressive array of whiskey, and expert staff to help guide you. The North Bridge Brasserie is also well known for its signature Afternoon Tea.

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Aveda Scotsman Spa & Health Club

This private members venue is located within the five-star Scotsman Hotel, where guests enjoy exclusive access to the many amenities and services on offer. Extending over three levels, the 20,000 sq. ft. club boasts a 16.2 meters (53.5 Feet) stainless steel swimming pool, spa pool, sauna, solarium and steam rooms, arctic & tropical showers, 60 station gymnasium with aerobics studio, five therapy suites, along with offering a diverse range of beauty and health treatments from Aveda.

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