We have compiled a list for you of the top 10 hotels in and around Edinburgh, Scotland. You will find the top hotels, fully-serviced apartments and townhomes as well as beautiful boutique hotels.
#1 – The Chester Residence
The Chester Residence are beautiful, extremely luxurious serviced apartments located on the West End of Edinburgh. They are townhouse style accommodations but with the many amenities of a hotel.
- The Chester Residence website
- 4.8 Rating on Trip Advisor
- Bar / Lounge
- Fully Furnished Kitchens
- Short walk to many city attractions
#2 – The Raeburn
Built in 1832, The Raeburn Hotel is a beautiful and luxurious boutique hotel fashioned form a Georgian Style home. The hotel sits in the Stockbridge region of Edinburgh and is a beautiful place to stay. Has a restaurant and bar, as well as a library, private dining and conference rooms.
- The Raeburn’s Website
- 10 beautiful hotel rooms
- Bar and Restaurant
- Outside Terrace
- 4.7 stars on Google Ratings
#3 – Premier Inn Edinburgh Royal Mile
The Premier Inn Edinburgh at Royal Mile is a very modern hotel with modern luxuries. Manage your room (lighting, blinds, tv, etc…) right from an app on your phone. Located on the Royal Mile you are steps from the castle on one end, modern shops and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
- Premier Inn Website
- Modern Rooms
- Great location near the castle and many modern shops
- Free Wi-Fi and has Air Conditioning
- En Suite with dual shower
#4 – Prestonfield
Built in 1687, the Prestonfield House id a luxurious, 5-Star hotel boutique hotel in Edinburgh. Just five minutes from the Royal Mile where there is shopping, the castle and many more things to do. The hotel sits on 20 acres of gardens and parkland so it’s quiet and serene.
- Prestonfield Website
- 18 rooms that are romantic and luxurious
- Very good restaurant
- Wi-Fi and Plasma TV’s
- Great location near the Royal Mile
#5 – The Rutland Hotel
This luxurious boutique hotel is in the city centre of Edinburgh, Scotland. It’s in the middle of the shopping and financial districts. So perfect for business and vacation. This beautiful hotel was once the home of Joseph Lister, the famous surgeon. Each of the 12 rooms have been individually designed and all are beautiful and luxurious.
- The Rutland Hotel Website
- Boutique hotel in city centre
- Restaurant, bar and private dining
- Trip Advisors Certificate of Excellence last 5 years in a row
- 4-star hotel
#6 – Old Town Chambers
Old Town Chambers has 50 luxury apartments, that are fully serviced with 5-star service. Two different types of rooms as it relates to your view. The signature rooms have breathtaking views of the city. The capital rooms don;t have much of a view but are still cozy and very nice. But we say go for the signature style rooms. They have studio, up to 3 bedroom rooms as well as a Penthouse and a three story townhouse.
- Old Town Chambers Website
- 5-Star service
- 50 unique designed apartments (fully serviced)
- Breakfast available from Valvona & Crolla
- Hotel as won many local and international awards
#7 – The Inn on the Mile
This beautiful hotel is also located on the Royal Mile near the city centre. Close to the castle and many modern shops make it a great location to stay. This hotel has 9 modern and each unique hotel rooms for you to stay in.
- The Inn on the Mile Website
- Pub & Kitchen
- Extra high ceilings
- Air Conditioning
#8 – The Balmoral Hotel
The Balmoral Hotel sits at 1 Princes street in Edinburgh which is right where the old town ends and the new town begins. This hotel was established in 1902 and is very nice and luxurious as well. It is a much larger hotel with 168 rooms, 20 suites with VIP service. The hotel has 4 restaurants or bars one with a Michelin star chef.
- The Balmoral Hotel Website
- 5-Star Hotel
- Michelin rated restaurant
- Over 400 scotches and whiskeys available
- All amenities you need
#9 – Nira Caledonia
Nira Caledonia is also a luxury boutique hotel located near the city centre. It has a laid back atmosphere but still with 5-star hotel service and amenities. They have many different types of rooms, all unique in style. They even have jacuzzi suites available.
- Nira Caledonia Website
- 5-star hotel
- Restaurant that sources ingredients locally
- No Air Conditioning
- Breakfast included
#10 – The Dunstane Hotel
Another great boutique hotel near the city centre, yet far enough away not not be in the hustle of the city. This hotel is family owned and operated and has great service and very clean. This is a 4-star hotel and definitely worth checking out.
- The Dunstane Hotel Website
- Restaurant & Whiskey Bar
- 4-star boutique hotel