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This magnificent Georgian townhouse boasts sumptuous rooms, each with a 42-inch plasma TV, DVD player, and slate bathroom. Amongst the cobbled streets of Edinburgh’s New Town, it is 800 metres from Princes Street. Individually designed with unique furnishings, the rooms at Nira Caledonia feature luxury goose feather beds and goose down pillows. Some offer large, floor-to-ceiling windows, a private garden, or a relaxing spa bath. Guests can enjoy breakfast in their room. The restaurant and bar, which is set to reopen in May 2018, serves fresh cuisine with Scottish, and often organic, ingredients. The bar provides a range of over 25 Scotch whiskies.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Edinburgh, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.8

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Buffet


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Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 large double bed
1 double bed
1 single bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 double bed
or
1 double bed
and
1 sofa bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 double bed
1 double bed
or
1 double bed
and
1 sofa bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 1

This property has told us they’re taking some steps towards sustainability that can have environmental and social impact. We’ve worked with experts including Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable programme – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.1
Facilities
8.0
Cleanliness
8.7
Comfort
8.8
Value for money
7.5
Location
8.8
Free WiFi
8.8
Low score for Edinburgh
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Laurie
    Ireland Ireland
    Room was very comfortable and spacious. Staff were very helpful.
  • Cameron
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Great location in the city centre, really close to Stockbridge - there is a lovely farmers market on Sunday's. The room was a good size and very comfortable.
  • Laura
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    It has a lot of character and even through decoration the hotel have managed to maintain that

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
3 restaurants on site

  • Blackwoods Breakfast Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      British • Scottish • Seafood • Local • European
    • Open for
      Breakfast
    • Ambiance
      Traditional • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Blackwoods Cafe'
    • Cuisine
      Scottish • European
    • Open for
      Cocktail hour
    • Ambiance
      Traditional • Romantic
  • Blackwoods Dinner Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      British • Scottish • Local • European
    • Open for
      Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Traditional • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of Nira Caledonia
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular facilities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • 3 restaurants
  • Room service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
View
  • Inner courtyard view
  • View
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Cooking class
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Stand-up comedy
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs £4.40 per hour.
  • Street parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Laptop safe
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Polish

House rules

Nira Caledonia takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00 to 00:00

Check-out

From 01:00 to 11:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 18 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Cot upon request
Free

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Nira Caledonia accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Nira Caledonia reserves the right to refuse bookings made for groups of 4 rooms or more.

The hotel has 5 floors and there is no elevator. Staff will bring your luggage to your room.

Please note that the hotel has 2 buildings located at 6 and 10 Gloucester Place. On arrival, please check-in at Building No.6.

Please inform Nira Caledonia in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about Nira Caledonia

  • Room options at Nira Caledonia include:

    • Suite
    • Double
    • Single

  • Guests staying at Nira Caledonia can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • The prices at Nira Caledonia may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Nira Caledonia offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Walking tours
    • Cooking class
    • Stand-up comedy
    • Bike tours

  • Check-in at Nira Caledonia is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Nira Caledonia has 3 restaurants:

    • Blackwoods Cafe'
    • Blackwoods Breakfast Restaurant
    • Blackwoods Dinner Restaurant

  • Nira Caledonia is 0.8 miles from the centre of Edinburgh. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.