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The 5-Star 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. The North Bridge Bar and Brasserie features the original oak panelling, a hand carved wooden balcony and imposing marble pillars. The Scotsman Health Club and Spa boasts a vast state of the art gym. Facilities include a steel swimming pool, steam and sauna, tropicarium, 60-station gym, spa treatment rooms and a relaxation suite. With no two alike, the 69 rooms and suites each have their own quirky features, including curved corner window bays with breathtaking views and marble bathrooms. Guests at The Scotsman enjoy free Wi-Fi access and a complimentary Scotsman Newspaper each morning.

When converting the newspaper printing house into a luxury boutique hotel, care was taken to keep all the original architectural features and layout intact. As a result, no two rooms are alike and each bedroom at The Scotsman is individually designed to offer a unique experience with every visit…

All Guestrooms Feature:

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet Access
  • Flat-Screen Satellite TV
  • DVD Player
  • Egyptian Cotton Linens
  • Complimentary Tea, Coffee and Scottish Shortbread
  • Complimentary Shoe Shine on request
  • Evening Turndown Service
  • Complimentary Scotsman Mineral Water
  • Complimentary Scotsman Newspaper on request
  • White Company Luxury Bathroom Toiletries
  • Heated Towel Rail and Non-Steam Mirror
  • Edinburgh Monopoly Board Game
  • Hairdryer
  • Personal Safe
  • Bathrobe and slippers
  • Trouser press, Iron and Ironing board
  • Privacy Hatches (to avoid room service intrusion)
  • 24-Hour Room Service
  • Mini-Bar
  • Scotsman Umbrella
  • Access to the Scotsman Spa and Health Club
  • Use of the Hotel’s Vermillion Lounge to relax and unwind

The North Bridge Brasserie

At the North Bridge Brasserie, you will find seasonal Scottish cuisine with a contemporary twist. The Brasserie is open every day, morning until night for breakfast, mid-morning refreshments, lunch, afternoon tea or À la carte dining… offering elegance, style and gourmet fare to our Edinburgh customers.
Executive Head Chef, Paul Hart, serves his seasonal, modern Scottish cuisine with a strong focus on locally sourced ingredients of the highest quality, which he combines with a carefully thought out wine and whisky list. Whatever the occasion, the North Bridge Brasserie will leave a lasting impression. Don’t miss the opportunity to sample Scottish cuisine at its best.

The City of Edinburgh:

On The Map: Edinburgh is located in the southeast of Scotland. Edinburgh is well served by a good network of roads and motorways, including the M8 from Glasgow to the west, and A68 from Newcastle, England to the southeast.

Edinburgh knows how to welcome travelers with grace and charm. She also knows how to kick up her heels and enjoy a nice shot of Scotch Whisky after a festival. The hill that Edinburgh Castle stands upon has been Scotland’s remarkable silent witness since the Bronze Age. Today her streets are filled with cutting-edge galleries and museums, tributes to the love of literature and music, fine cuisine, quirky shops, theater, and an extravagance of festivals. Four ancient streets, called the Royal Mile, are the main thoroughfare.  Running through medieval Edinburgh with her 66 alleys, tumbling shops, cobblestones, and tight homes the Royal Mile takes you to New Town.  Here you’ll stroll through fine gardens, perfect Georgian architecture and broad squares. The mix of time, while lost in time, is a heady brew. There may be no finer city than Edinburgh Scotland, to participate in the gifts of the past with an eye to a brilliant future.

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