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The Royal Scots Club offers grand country-house charm, a cosy club atmosphere and free WiFi in Edinburgh city centre. In the peaceful New Town district, there is a hotel lift for access to all floors.

The Royal Scots Club has individually designed, traditional rooms with toiletries, and some have views over the rooftops to Fife.

The Club has a quiet yet friendly atmosphere, a bar and a smart dining room overlooking Queen Street Gardens. Local restaurants and bars are a 5-minute walk away.

The Scottish National Portrait Gallery and National Gallery of Modern Art are both just 10 minutes’ walk away. Shops at the St James centre are 0.5 miles away.

This is our guests' favourite part of Edinburgh, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Royal Scots Club has been welcoming guests since 5 Aug 2005.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Edinburgh, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.4

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

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish


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Room type
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 single bed
1 double bed
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
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  • Is there a hairdryer in all the rooms
    Yes every room has a hairdryer
    Answered on 26 November 2019
  • is breakfast included in the room price? If not, what is the average price of full breakfast?
    Good morning, Thank you for your email. when booking you are able to choose if you would like to add breakfast. The rates are usually listed by room..
    Answered on 19 January 2020
  • Hi, do all your king rooms have baths?
    Good evening, Yes, all of our king rooms located on the second floor have baths. Kind regards, The Royal Scots Club
    Answered on 10 May 2021
  • Looking forward to our stay! Is there an iron and board in the room?
    Good morning, Thank you for your message and choosing to stay with us. Yes all our rooms have an iron and ironing board. We look forward to welc..
    Answered on 2 October 2020
  • Hello, do you any elevator ?
    Yes we have an in house elevator to all levels.
    Answered on 3 June 2022
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Hotel surroundings *
1 restaurant on site

    The Abercromby Dining Room

    Cuisine: Scottish

Facilities of Royal Scots Club
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
Languages spoken
  • English
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Royal Scots Club takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 16:00 hours


Until 11:00 hours


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 aged 7 years and above are considered 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
Extra bed upon request
£15 per child, per night
Cot upon request
£10 per child, per night
2 - 5 years
Extra bed upon request
£15 per child, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

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

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Royal Scots Club accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Dress code: Smart casual attire is acceptable in all areas of the club.
Jacket and tie only required for lunch in the dining room Monday to Friday. In the dining room jeans are only acceptable at breakfast.

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

FAQs about Royal Scots Club

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Royal Scots Club by:

    • Tram 40min

  • Royal Scots Club has 1 restaurant:

    • The Abercromby Dining Room

  • Check-in at Royal Scots Club is from 16:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

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

  • Royal Scots Club offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Royal Scots Club is 1,050 yards from the centre of Edinburgh.

    • Guests staying at Royal Scots Club can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.1).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Full English/Irish

    • Room options at Royal Scots Club include:

      • Twin/Double
      • Double
      • Family