Welcome to 2camels' hand-picked selection of affordable luxury hotels in Edinburgh. 2camels has teamed up with some of the very best in the luxury accommodation business to bring you a selection of luxury hotels, villas and resorts from Edinburgh.
Rather than bombard you with hundreds of options for a destination, we've chosen to display only a small number of properties (sometimes only one) for any given locale. This is a selection of quality over quantity.
So make your selection below and prepare to be whisked away to a little slice of accommodation paradise. Bon voyage!
11 Atholl Crescent,
Edinburgh, EH38HA United Kingdom
The Atholl is a small boutique hotel in Edinburgh, located in a tranquil residential area just 2km from the city centre and Edinburgh Waverly Railway Station. Guests at this exclusive 4-star hotel can enjoy the privacy of luxury apartments within easy reach of Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street and the various galleries and museums the Scottish capital has to offer. Edinburgh Airport is just 10km away and private parking is available.At this luxury hotel, guests can indulge in 24-hour room service to suit every need. Residents can be pampered by a bespoke personal wellness service, including rejuvenating treatments, massages, yoga classes or gym sessions. At night, guests can savour exquisite dining experiences created by an in-room private chef, with menus by the legendary Albert Roux OBE. At The Atholl, the spacious suites are modern and inviting, with plentiful soft furnishings creating a sanctuary of luxury comfort for guests to enjoy. Suites include bespoke Bulthaup kitchens, Philippe Starck bathroom fittings, Penhaligon toiletries and Bose TV.
1 Grosvenor Crescent,
Edinburgh, EH125EP United Kingdom
Rocpool Reserve is a set of serviced luxury apartments in the centre of Edinburgh, located 10km from Edinburgh Airport, and 2km from Edinburgh Waverly Railway Station. Set within a traditional townhouse, guests are less than 2km from Edinburgh Castle, the Princes Street Gardens, the National Gallery and the National Museum of Scotland.At this 5-star hotel, guests can enjoy private and stylish living. By day, residents at the Rocpool Reserve can explore Edinburgh’s many cultural attractions, including Holyrood Palace and the Scottish Parliament, or go shopping on the famous Princes Street. In the evenings, guests can relax in the home from home comfort of the apartment, or choose from a selection of local restaurants. At the Rocpool Reserve Apartments, the generous accommodation is bright and stylish, and each apartment is complete with bespoke kitchens, Philippe Starck bathroom fittings, flatscreen TV and WiFi access.
10 Gloucester Place,
Edinburgh, EH3 6EF United Kingdom
A 5-star hotel in Edinburgh’s UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Nira Caledonia is a peaceful city-central retreat. Surrounded by the cobbled streets and historic elegance of the city, the hotel is just a short walk from Princes Street and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Haymarket Rail and Edinburgh Waverley stations are not far, and Edinburgh Airport is located just 12km away.At the Nira Caledonia, the Georgian grandeur of the building is enhanced with modern comfort. Guestrooms are charming and elegant, featuring period furnishings, beds with 2000 pocket springs and duckfeather and down pillows. Examples of modern technology include free WiFi, flatscreen televisions and iPod docks. Floor-to-ceiling sash windows invite guests to take in garden and city views from some, whilst private gardens and massage showers encourage ultimate relaxation in others. Multilingual staff and 24-hour room service ensure every need is catered for at the boutique Caledonia Nira hotel. Highland tours and visits to a whisky distillery can be arranged, to be perfectly followed by a glass of one of the 25 Scottish whisky blends and single malts on offer at the hotel bar. The hotel restaurant serves fresh local delicacies, inviting guests to try haggis, Scottish rib-eye steak and venison in elegant interiors. Please note: There are two buildings, number 6 and number 10. Reception is located at number 6, where guests can check-in.
23-27 Waterloo Place,
Edinburgh, EH1 3BH United Kingdom
Apex Waterloo Place is a 4-star hotel in Edinburgh. Enjoying an inimitable location, just off the emblematic Princes Street, this modern hotel is in easy reach of many of the city’s sights. Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh Castle and the Scott Monument are all just a short walk away and there is a host of shops close by. Waverley railway station is a few minutes away on foot and Edinburgh Airport is a 25-minute bus journey from the centre of the city.The hotel spa is a city-central haven of relaxation complete with swimming pool, sauna and steam rooms. There is also a well-equipped gym, and two treatment rooms in which to enjoy luxurious Elemis treatments. The hotel’s restaurant and bar combines architectural features with contemporary cuisine, inviting guests to enjoy fine food and fine wines in style. Guestrooms at the Apex Waterloo Place Hotel are stylish and modern. Free WiFi, 42-inch LCD televisions and luxurious bathrooms feature in the interiors, alongside comfortable furnishings and touches of design detail.
20 North Bridge,
Edinburgh, EH1 1TR United Kingdom
The Scotsman is a 5-star hotel in Edinburgh. This centrally located luxury hotel is situated on the city’s historic North Bridge, moments from Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. Guests can stroll to Edinburgh Castle and the Old Town, or browse the shops on Princes Street. Waverly Train Station is a 1-minute walk from the hotel and Edinburgh Airport a 30-minute taxi ride away.This landmark property was transformed from the Scotsman Newspaper’s headquarters into a plush hotel. After a busy day exploring the vibrant city, guests can indulge in a sumptuous treatment at the hotel spa - a haven of relaxation and well-being. The afternoon tea is a treat and the restaurant entices with refined reinventions of hearty traditional Scottish cuisine. Hotel Scotsman enhances its original features with modern influences and impeccable attention to detail. Large windows allow an influx of natural light and guests can unwind upon classic furnishings dressed in tartan linens whilst enjoying state-of-the-art amenities.
12-26 St Giles Street,
Edinburgh, EH1 1PT United Kingdom
Fraser Suites is a chic 4-star hotel in Edinburgh, nestled in the heart of the enchanting old town and an ideal base from which to explore the city. The fashionable hotel is surrounded by restaurants, bars and boutiques, just off Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. Edinburgh Castle and the National Gallery are within close walking distance, whilst Edinburgh Airport is just 13km away. The hotel can arrange airport transfers.This luxury hotel is a set of self-catering guestrooms, suites and apartments, housed in a distinctive 1750s sandstone building. Guests can enjoy stunning views to Princes Street Gardens, the Firth of Forth waterfront, and beyond from many of the rooms and apartments. Elegant apartments at Fraser Suites Hotel Edinburgh include fully-equipped kitchens, and all accommodation has LCD TV, an iPod and iPod dock. Guestrooms feature designer fabrics, lighting scenarios, walk-in wardrobes and ceramic bathrooms with rain showers for added opulence. For a stylish city stay, guests can select the Courant Suite overlooking Edinburgh Castle. The hotel also includes its own restaurant and gym.
35 Drumsheugh Gardens,
Edinburgh, EH3 7RN United Kingdom
The Bonham is a 4-star hotel in Edinburgh. Located in the capital’s culturally rich West End district, the intimate boutique hotel is a classic Edinburgh townhouse. The exclusive shops on Princes Street and George Street are a 5-minute drive away. Edinburgh Airport is 15 minutes away and free parking is available.Guests can set out to discover the historical city before returning to dine at the award-winning hotel restaurant, which serves local seafood exquisitely prepared with a French twist. The relaxed Saturday and Sunday lunches are legendary amongst visitors and locals. Drinks are served in the laid back elegance of the drawing room, and the hotel Events Room is a popular venue for private dining, cocktail parties and small weddings. Guestrooms at The Bonham Hotel are individual havens designed by Janey Armstrong, featuring everything from ruby-red crushed velvet walls to rocco-inspired blue and yellow chaise longues. Walls are adorned with a permanent art collection, featuring the works of around 30 local up-and-coming artists. Bathrooms have amenities by Molton Brown.