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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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
3
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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The Rutland Hotel

The Rutland Hotel

Edinburgh

The former home of medical pioneer Sir Joseph Lister is anything but clinical today: the modern hotel occupying this 19th-century building, steps from the top of Princes Street, is awash in rich fabrics, bold patterns and ornate mirrors.
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • view
  • disabled
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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 Bonham

The Bonham

Edinburgh

‘Conveniently sited in a quiet residential neighbourhood,’ the stylish Bonham Hotel puts you ‘in walking distance’ of Edinburgh’s top sights.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • view
  • disabled
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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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Southside Guest House

Southside Guest House

Edinburgh

The well-planted front courtyard marks out this friendly B&B, an easy walk, past the Meadows, to the university.
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • b&b
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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…