10 hotels in Edinburgh

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The Witchery by the Castle

The Witchery by the Castle

Edinburgh

All is fair in the candlelit rooms of James Thomson’s enthralling 16th- and 17th-century buildings overlooking the Royal Mile, with their hidden doors and dramatic nooks and crannies.
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • wi-fi
  • walking
  • child_friendly
  • historic
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94DR

94DR

Edinburgh

Paul Lightfoot and John MacEwan may profess to have high-octane enthusiasm for all things, but their Southside Victorian town house is nothing but relaxing.
  • child_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • wi-fi
  • parking
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Brooks Hotel Edinburgh

Brooks Hotel Edinburgh

Edinburgh

Within easy reach of the city’s sight-seeing trail, Andrew and Carla Brooks’s spruced-up 1840s West End hotel has an elegant, clubby feel.
  • child_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • garden
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The Balmoral

The Balmoral

Edinburgh

An Edinburgh landmark for over a century, this Victorian railway stopover is today a thoroughly 21st-century luxury hotel (Rocco Forte Hotels).
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • spa
  • wifi
  • parking
  • historic
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • dog_friendly
  • walking
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Tigerlily

Tigerlily

Edinburgh

  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • wi-fi
  • walking
  • parking
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21212

21212

Edinburgh

Take a Michelin-starred kitchen, throw in equally impressive bedrooms and a soupçon of laid-back glamour, and you have Paul Kitching and Katie O’Brien’s splendid restaurant-with-rooms.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • wine
  • wi-fi
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23 Mayfield

23 Mayfield

Edinburgh

A ‘short mile’ from the city centre, the rather unassuming exterior of Ross Birnie’s three-storey Victorian house belies its handsome interiors and contented atmosphere.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • wi-fi

A city of romance, history, architecture and profoundly good taste, where speciality tea and coffee shops outnumber the chains and where inherently warm hospitality prevails.  Here are 10 of the Good Hotel Guide’s favourite hotels in Edinburgh…