• City view
  • Garden
  • BBQ facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Key card access

Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at The Glasshouse, Autograph Collection

The Glasshouse, Autograph Collection is a modern 5-star boutique hotel set behind the historic facade of 172-year-old Lady Glenorchy Church. A short walk from both Edinburgh Waverley Rail Station and York Place Tram Stop, it features an amazing 2-acre roof garden with views over Calton Hill. Each bedroom has floor-to-ceiling windows, with views of the roof terrace or over Edinburgh city center. Luxurious touches include a flat-screen TV, Nespresso coffee maker, an iPod docking station, a free newspaper and Highland Aromatics toiletries in the bathroom. Most bedrooms offer a balcony or private seating within the roof garden. Breakfast is served in the hotel’s The Brasserie, which offers guests floor-to-ceiling windows, with a backdrop over Calton Hill. Breakfast includes both full Scottish or continental options. Guests can enjoy locally sourced sharing platters and beverages in either the Cozy Lounge or our Rooftop Garden, which features nearly 100 different whiskeys. Edinburgh Castle is 1 mile away and Princes Street's restaurants and bars as well as the Royal Mile can be reached in 5 minutes on foot. The nearby tram stop offers a direct connection to Edinburgh Airport.

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

The Glasshouse, Autograph Collection has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jan 23, 2012
Hotel chain/brand:
Autograph Collection

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

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free


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Guest reviews


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  • Paula
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The room was clean and spacious, location was good, only a short walk from the station and city centre and the breakfast was amazing. Also the roof terrace was lovely
  • David
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great location. Walking distance to anything and everything. Great Concierge, Jaime. Roof garden is stunning and large.
  • Shelley
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Beautiful, great location, and complementary water! The food was great and the service was great! I have nothing but positive things to say. We loved it!
  • Robert
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The location couldn't be better, an easy walk to most of both New Town and Old Town. Once the new tram to the airport is working (it's being tested) access to and from the airport will also be very simple. The staff was very friendly and helpful....
  • Linda
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    wonderful exterior and modern and comfortable interior. The roof terrace was fabulous.
  • Karen
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The Glasshouse is really central. next door to the theatre and only a short walk to the shops, bars and restaurants. the staff are friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Our room was amazing. plenty of space and everything you would need.
  • Pywacket
    Great location, friendly staff, yummy breakfast, heated floor in the bathroom
  • Madeleine
    fantastic day & excellent service. Neil and Morgan went above and beyond for us.
  • Bruce
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    I enjoyed the snug bar! Brian the main bartender was great. I enjoyed stepping out into the garden and enjoying the view.
  • Ajit
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Uniformly hospitable service. Location provides easy access to old and new town. Rooms were surprisingly quiet. Bathrooms are generously sized.

Property questions and answers
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  • Are there robes and slippers in every room? Is there a fridge in the rooms?

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your question. I am delighted to confirm that rope and slippers are in each of the bedroom. There is mini bar fridge in th..
    Answered on 3 February 2020
  • Is there a residents lounge so we can sit and drink if we return early to the hotel

    Thank you for your note. We do have a restaurant where you can sit while waiting for your room.
    Answered on 23 February 2021
  • What rooms have a balcony either to sit incase it sunny or for hubby to have a smoke ??

    Our Greenside Terrace rooms and New Town Terrace Suites have a private terrace.
    Answered on 6 July 2021
  • Can you tell me why you don’t tell guests until the have checked in that. It’s dated, Carpark expensive and far, no drinks., minibar or food? Furious

    We try to contact all guests before their arrival to make them aware of the services available, I am saddened to hear this did not happen this time. I..
    Answered on 19 July 2021
  • Hi what would we need to book to secure a balcony with city view plus the bathroom with the hot tub??? Many thanks! Kate

    Thank you for your note, i would suggest to book the New Town Terrace Suite
    Answered on 23 February 2021
  • Hi do you offer any celebration packages or upgrades as wanting to book for a 50th birthday break please

    We do have the following: Romance Package Includes a Prosecco breakfast for 2 in bed Includes 1 bottle of sparkling wine upon arrival WiFi Late check..
    Answered on 30 November 2022
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Hotel area info *

Amenities of The Glasshouse, Autograph Collection
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular amenities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Terrace
  • Bar
  • Elevator
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bicycle rental
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs £17.60 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Laptop safe
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Japanese
  • Polish

House rules

The Glasshouse, Autograph Collection takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 5:00 AM to 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 13 and above will be charged as 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 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
£50 per child, per night
Crib upon request
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
£50 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card JCB Diners Club American Express Cash The Glasshouse, Autograph Collection accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Off-site parking is available at the Q-Park, which is located next door to The Glasshouse. Hotel guests benefit from a 20% discount on the parking costs. Please ensure you keep your parking token and have it validated at the hotel reception prior to your departure.

Guests can earn Marriott Rewards Points when staying at The Glasshouse Autograph Collection by Marriott.

Kindly note that for guests who have booked a rate excluding breakfast, we will review your request subject to availability, the price for breakfast is £30.00 per person for our Full English Breakfast and £15 per person for Continental Breakfast.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about The Glasshouse, Autograph Collection

  • Check-in at The Glasshouse, Autograph Collection is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Room options at The Glasshouse, Autograph Collection include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Studio
    • Double

  • The Glasshouse, Autograph Collection is 0.7 miles from the center of Edinburgh. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The Glasshouse, Autograph Collection offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Horseback riding
    • Bicycle rental

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

  • Guests staying at The Glasshouse, Autograph Collection can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free