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The Scotsman

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.

Rooms & Amenities

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.