Nira Caledonia

4 star rating 10 Gloucester Place

Edinburgh City Midlothian EH3 6EF

Its heart, body and mind rooted firmly in the Himalayas, the Nira Caledonia offers a truly transcendental stay in Edinburgh.

The location in Stockbridge, between New Town and Comely Bank makes this baronial looking property ideal for getting around the northern fringes of Edinburgh and keeping the noise and haste of all that city centre malarkey down to a tasteful minimum.

Priding itself on being ‘sincere’ rather than ‘stuffy’ the Nira Caledonia was at one time the home of John Wilson aka. Christopher North. Wilson was a literary critic and author who gained a certain amount of notoriety for his fabulously hedonistic lifestyle he was a good pal of Coleridge, William Wordsworth and laudanum visionary, Thomas de Quincey.

Highlights have to include the four Jacuzzi Suites with 24-hour room service adding a round-the-clock luxury dimension.

  • Pitched successfully at the more educated, more affluent traveller.
  • Beautifully indulgent Jacuzzi Suites supported by good range of amenities including iPod Docking Station, DVD Player, Safe and Plantation toiletries.
  • Dark woods and furnishings of an exceptionally high-standard.
  • Calming zen-like atmosphere supported by a range of curios and fittings imported from the Orient.

Nira Caledonia are the rightfully cherished brainchild of Shanti Hospitality - based in Los Angeles but his its heart, body and mind rooted firmly in the Himalayas. A truly transcendental stay in Scotland.

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