Edinburgh Boutique Hotels

20 of the best Boutique hotels in Edinburgh rated and reviewed by Room4U. Save up to 70% on late deals at four and five star stays in the Scottish Capital. It’ ALL about the bling!

Edinburgh’s rich and illustrious history lends itself naturally to the lavish frills and spills of an enviable assortment of luxury properties. Unleash your inner flamboyance in the Edinburgh’s sexy New Town - home to some of the best & most progressive luxury hotels in Europe. Check out the five star Sheraton Grand Hotel in Festival Square. Previous guests include Tony Blair, Sean Connery and Christina Aguilera, who all stayed in the Presidential Suites. Be witched, be dazzled & be-wildered!

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Norton House

Ingliston Edinburgh Boutique Lothian EH28 8LX

Describing their plasma screens as ‘oversized’ is either an indication that Norton House has aspirations the size of IMAX or a gentle reminder that the Norton experience is one of sheer excess and pure indulgence. Located in Ingliston just a mile or so from Edinburgh Airport, this luxury 4 star hotel combines a dreamy ‘Downton’ sense of tradition with contemporary creature-comforts like broadband internet, hand-picked Gilchrist Soames toiletries and some of the most lavish spa treatments around ...

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Name Miles Region Rooms Price Type
Name Miles Region Rooms Type ? Type ?
Norton House 8 Edinburgh Boutique 83 122.00
94DR 1.5 Edinburgh West End 7 120.00
G&V Royal Mile Hotel 0.6 Edinburgh Royal Mile 129 151.20
Le Monde Boutique Hotel 0.4 Edinburgh City 18 115.00
Ben Cruachan Guest House 0.6 Edinburgh City 11 50.00
Malmaison City 2.1 Edinburgh Leith 100 85.00
International Guest House 1.4 Edinburgh Newington 9 45.00
Kirkhill Mansion 9 Edinburgh 12 79.00
Marriott Dalmahoy Hotel 7.8 Kirknewton Edinburgh 215 74.00
Bonham 1.1 Edinburgh West End 48 80.10
Chester Residence 1.1 Edinburgh City 5 135.00
Kingsburgh House 2.1 Edinburgh Murrayfield 6 109.00
Edinburgh Marriott Hotel 4.9 Edinburgh Airport 245 79.00
Nira Caledonia 1.2 Stockbridge Edinburgh 28 89.10
Rick#146;s 0.7 Edinburgh City 10 65.00
Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa 0.8 Edinburgh 5 Star 260 145.00
Royal Terrace Hotel 0.6 Edinburgh City 66 75.00
Dunstane City Hotel 1.5 Edinburgh Haymarket 18 63.65
what’s the buzz?

The Scottish Capital has an elegance and a grace that totally betrays the tacky tartan stereotype favoured by Scotland’s more remote Northern regions. From the kooky b&bs and guesthouses around Greyfriars to the 5-star hotels in Edinburgh Princes Street, there’s an energy and enthusiasm that’s makes good on the reputation of Scottish ingenuity and hospitality. The elegant Georgian crescents and smoky medieval charm of Edinburgh Old Town has inspired some of the most luxurious designs in Europe, whilst the sexy and progressive New Town has set new standards in extravagance.

Is the Sheraton Grand the mother of all 5 stars? Well let’s have a look. You’ll recognise the brand from all those old Hollywood movies, which is no real surprise as they are the largest and second oldest brand in the industry. Previous guests at the Sheraton Grand include Tony Blair, Sean Connery and Christina Aguilera, who all stayed in the Presidential Suites. The press ran a story a few years ago about furniture used by celebrities being auctioned to fund the hotel’s multi-million pound refurbishment. Clearly one of the most prestigious if not the best boutique experiences in Edinburgh. Hotel rooms from a respectably decadent £200.00. Some with Castle views.

Whilst the capital has no shortage of lavish 5 star gaffs and iconic brands like Sheraton in its arsenal, the real creative heart of the city lies in smaller properties like these. 94DR is the arguably the most stylish hotel in this price range. The ’Mal’ may provide the bling, the ’Sheraton Grand’ the famous names, and the Witchery the Gothic mystique, but it’s this one that provides the serenity and the class. Hotel rates from £120.00

The Ben Cruachan is a first-class guest house fit for extended stays in one the most remarkable capitals in Europe. It may be a wee bit more than you were expecting to pay for a budget property, but this high-quality guesthouse is definitely worth the extra pennies. One of several Room4U luxury properties located immediately north of the city centre in Edinburgh’s bonny ’Bonnington’ district, the Ben Cruachan literally oozes class.

Before you start balking at the fact that that Kirkhill Mansion is some 9 miles south of Edinburgh, there’s some truly exceptional perks including an outdoor Jacuzzi and activities like archery and falconry to keep you amused. This Grade II Listed property is a gorgeous Italianate mansion and although it’s mid-Victorian origins make the claims of a ’Templar’ heritage somewhat spurious, the mansion still possesses a chivalrous period charm Rosslyn Chapel is just a 10 minute drive. The A7 location makes it a doddle to find; the 30-acre estate in which it stands are rural not remote – which is a considerable bonus when the snow arrives in December.

There’s few more decadent experiences than a weekend in Edinburgh Old Town, tumbling over its famous fishbone streets by day and then spending the night enmeshed in the soft Egyptian cotton of a four-poster bed on Castlehill. From parquet floors and giant gilt mirrors to crimson spiral sofas and beyond, the boutique experience in Edinburgh is definitely one to savour. At the properties like the Le Monde Hotel on George Street you have everything you could possibly want at a luxury property: world-class dining, a first-class service and close proximity to all the designer stores of Princes Street. Edinburgh Waverley Station is also just around the corner. Sit back and enjoy reviews of some of best and the sexiest hotels in Edinburgh and boutique bed and breakfast accommodation.

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