Historic Edinburgh Hotels

Selection of Historic Edinburgh Hotels

Bank Hotel, Edinburgh

The Bank Hotel in Edinburgh occupies the prime location in Edinburgh city centre, situated on the Royal Mile and only two minutes walk from Princes Street, all the history and culture of Edinburgh is quite literally on your doorstep.

Barcelo Carlton Hotel Edinburgh

A large traditional hotel in a great location near the Royal Mile, and with leisure facilities which include a swimming pool.

Best Western Edinburgh City Hotel

Situated in the heart of Edinburgh, the three-star rated Best Western Edinburgh City Hotel is just a short distance away from the main business and financial district.

Ellersly House Hotel Edinburgh

Ellersly House offers the relaxed elegance of an Edwardian Country House in the heart of Edinburgh. Stunning architecture and mature gardens create an exquisite backdrop.

Nira Caledonia Hotel Edinburgh

Opulent central boutique style hotel that used to be Number 10. At the top of New Town in lovely townhouses

Old Waverley Hotel

The Old Waverley Hotel is ideally located on Princes Street in the heart of Edinburgh’s city centre. Dating back to the first half of the 19th century, this is also one of Edinburgh's oldest hotels.

Raeburn House Hotel Edinburgh

A short walk from the Edinburgh City Centre and you can spot this budget hotel. Currently under redevelopment, the hotel hopes to resume services from September 2013. 

Ramada Edinburgh Mount Royal

The Ramada Mount Royal hotel is situated on Princes Street in the centre of Edinburgh with views of Edinburgh Castle. Ideal for both business as well as leisure travellers. 

Rimswell House Edinburgh

Rimswell House is an elegant Victorian house in the leafy suburbs of Edinburgh's city centre.

The Howard Hotel Edinburgh

Traditional five star in the New Town with a somewhat staid quality but very traditional and also popular with international visitors. The way hotels used to be!

The Retreat Castle Hotel

A luxurious 8 roomed hotel with its own chapel for weddings, only a few minutes south of Edinburgh City Centre.

The Roxburghe Hotel

Located on Charlotte Square which is a superb Georgian Square. Hotel could do some with love but offers traditional service in a good way wrapped inside Georgian goodness.

The Royal Scots Club

Luxury three star hotel in Edinburgh ideal as a wedding and conference venue. Within walking distance of Waverley train station, this hotel with its Georgian architecture and traditional fixtures offers the warmth of a country house hotel and the sophistication of a club atmosphere at the same time. 

The Scotsman Edinburgh

The Scotsman Hotel in Edinburgh provokes wildly differing responses from its guests: those who love it and its staff and those who find is tired and lacklustre. For some the Scotsman is the highlight of their trip with particular praise for the concierge who is all knowing about whats on in town. The Scotsman's central location makes it perfect for visitors who plan to browse through Edinburgh.

Our selection of historic Edinburgh hotels and accommodation. We have selected them, either because the buildings are ancient or because there are historical associations with the location or buildings. They range from five star Scotsman to small guesthouses and the plain whimsical.