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The Royal Scots Club features grand country-house charm, a cozy club atmosphere and free Wi-Fi in central Edinburgh. In the peaceful New Town district, there is a hotel elevator with access to all floors.

The Royal Scots Club has individually designed, traditional rooms with toiletries and plenty of facilities, and some have views of 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 a 10-minute walk away. Shops at the St. James Centre are half a mile away.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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

Property Highlights

Located 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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4 reasons to choose Royal Scots Club

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Multrees Walk
    0.3 miles
  • Scott Monument
    0.3 miles
  • Waverley Mall
    0.4 miles
  • Scottish National Gallery
    0.4 miles
  • Waterloo Place
    0.4 miles
  • Princes Street Gardens
    0.5 miles
  • Edinburgh Military Tattoo
    0.5 miles
  • Omni Center
    0.5 miles
  • City Art Center
    0.5 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant The Table
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Glass & Thompson Cafe
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar The Hanover Tap
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Stac Polly
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar The Wally Dug
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Royal Mile
    0.5 miles
  • Edinburgh Playhouse
    0.5 miles
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
    0.5 miles
  • The Real Mary King's Close
    0.5 miles
  • Edinburgh Castle
    0.5 miles
  • National Museum of Scotland
    0.7 miles
  • University of Edinburgh
    0.9 miles
  • Arthur's Seat
    1.6 miles
  • Murrayfield Stadium
    1.9 miles
  • Edinburgh Zoo
    2.9 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Water of Leith
    1.2 miles
  • Mountain Arthur's Seat
    1.9 miles
  • Lake Duddingston Loch
    2.8 miles
  • Ocean/Sea North Sea
    4 miles
Public transit
  • Train Edinburgh Waverley Train Station
    0.4 miles
Closest Airports
  • Edinburgh Airport
    6.4 miles
  • Dundee Airport
    35 miles
  • Glasgow Airport
    48.1 miles
How to get to Royal Scots Club from Edinburgh Airport
    Public transportation
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1 Restaurant On Site

    The Abercromby Dining Room

    Food: Scottish

Amenities of Royal Scots Club
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Express check-in/out
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules Royal Scots Club takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM


Until 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 7 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib by request
£10 per child, per night
Extra bed by request
£15 per child, per night
2 - 5 years
Extra bed by request
£15 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's 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

  • Royal Scots Club is 3,100 feet from the center of Edinburgh.

  • The prices at Royal Scots Club may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

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

    • Tram 40min

  • Royal Scots Club has 1 restaurant:

    • The Abercromby Dining Room

  • Room options at Royal Scots Club include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Double
    • Family

  • 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

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

    • Check-in at Royal Scots Club is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.