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The Scotsman Hotel
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Reviewed January 29, 2014

We stayed here while in town to see the Lion King, the hotel has mixed reviews, but we had an excellent stay and our room was lovely. We had a small touret room attached that overlooked Calton Hill and Waverly. I really enjoyed the quirkiness and the fact that the hotel was different from the norm. Breakfast was excellent as well, overall an enjoyable stay. Well worth a visit...

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank Graham K
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Reviewed January 27, 2014

We stayed at the scotsmans for our honeymoon for 3 nights. We were upgraded into a lovely room and were given chocolates and rose petals on the bed. The room was luxurious, extremely clean and cosy. The spa was quiet and a real treat. The staff were so nice. Looking young for our ages we don't always receive the same respect as older people but here we felt as though we were being treated like royalty! The location was great and so was everything's out the hotel!would definitely stay again and recommend!

Stayed: January 2014, traveled as a couple
1  Thank 123456nic
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TheScotsmanEdinburgh, customer service at The Scotsman Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2014

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your positive comments regarding your stay with us at The Scotsman.
Knowing how important time away with your loved ones is I was very pleased to see that you were made to ‘feel like royalty’ throughout your stay. We like to pride ourselves on our professionalism, relaxing atmosphere and service throughout the hotel; I am pleased to see that you experienced all of these.
I am glad you will stay again and ask that you contact the hotel directly where our reservations team will be happy to take care of your booking for you.

Kindest regards
Laura Cooper

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Reviewed January 26, 2014

Marti, my wife, and I returned to The Scotsman for the 3rd time in 5 years and experienced another superb time. Their location is perfect being 1/2 block from the Royal Mile and looking out to the historic clock tower. The building is historic and in great condition, the rooms are top quality. The staff is both personable and processional with the best of the best regarding service. Anderw, the general manager, and Egor who greets you at the entrance are special. The restaurant has and excellent menu and you dont want to miss the breakfast buffet. The only disappointment on this our 3rd trip is that they have discontinued offering a complimentary glass of Scotch when you check in. This was most special and emphasized their personalized service and started your stay on a joyous beginning.
We will be returning for the 4th time this June 2014 and hope they have reinstituted the complimentary Scotch welcome.

Glyn and Marti Brown
West Linn, Oregon USA

Room Tip: Reserve a room on the 4th floor or higher overlooking the old clock tower
  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank brwnglyn
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Reviewed January 26, 2014

We treated ourselves to a luxury weekend in Edinburgh. It was great to walk straight out of the station into the hotel. The customer service was excellent as we left our luggage at 10am. Close attention to detail throughout - lovely White Company toiletries everywhere. The room was a generous size and full of luxury features. The pull out of a cupboard TV was a bit cumbersome. We got dinner as part of our deal which was fantastic. The only drawback was the spa which was tricky to get to and rather strange when we did. The pool was very dark and unattractive. We would certainly go back.

Stayed: January 2014, traveled as a couple
2  Thank MilesGary
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Reviewed January 24, 2014

Stayed here 1 night whilst on business. Beautiful, quirky, buiding with great access to Waverley train station. The room was gorgeous, fluffy towels lots of little extras, magazines, great bed, entertainment and free wifi. Room service was excellent and the service was fantastic. Not forced, very genuine. I had a meeting here the next day and used the Vermillion space downstairs which was perfect. Woud highly recommend for both business and leisure.

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled on business
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1  Thank NMSheffield
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