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Hotel Directions to The Scotsman in Edinburgh

Travelling to our 5 star boutique hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland

The Scotsman Hotel is located on Edinburgh's historical North Bridge, one minute stroll from Waverly mainline train station. A short walk from the hotel are the shops of Princes Street, George Street, the attractions of the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle, The National Gallery and Scott Monument.

The hotel location is great for the Hogmanay street celebrations over New Year's Eve which are a mere 5 minute walk away. The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is throughout Edinburgh, but many of the street performers are a few minutes walk away on the Royal Mile. The EICC is a 20 minute walk or short bus / taxi ride.

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Travelling to Scotland by air, road or train? The following information may assist:


By Road to The Scotsman in Edinburgh

Discounted car parking is available from a secure APCOA car park located ten minutes walk for the hotel. Bring your car to the front of the hotel and
concierge will assist with you luggage and directions.


By Plane to The Scotsman in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Airport is approximately 8 miles away (follow directions for M8 and M9). A taxi to the hotel will cost £15-£20. There is a regular airport-city shuttle bus service costing £3 single, £5 return.  


By National Rail to The Scotsman in Edinburgh

Waverley Train station (Edinburgh's main railway station) is three minutes by foot. Alternatively there is a taxi rank at the station, and the taxi will take about 2 minutes.

For information on train operations and times phone National Rail Enquiries on 0845 748 4950 

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Contact The Scotsman Hotel

The Scotsman Hotel
20 North Bridge, EH1 1TR, Edinburgh, UK

Tel: +44 (0)131 556 5565
Fax: +44 (0)131 652 3652
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The Scotsman Hotel

The Scotsman 5 star luxury boutique hotel, located at Edinburgh's historic North Bridge, can be found just off the Royal Mile in the midst of the old city. It is the only hotel in the city to boast views of Edinburgh Castle, The Firth of Forth, Leith, Princes Street and Calton Hill... all of which are within walking distance.

The hotel was converted from the Scotsman Newspaper's baronial offices and is now equipped with a state-of-the-art Spa and cinema... while the food served at our North Bridge Brasserie is among the best in Scotland.

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