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.

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Autograph Collection
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, Buffet, Breakfast to go


Availability

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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.2
Facilities
8.4
Cleanliness
9.1
Comfort
9.1
Value for money
7.8
Location
9.4
Free Wifi
9.0
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Colleen
    United States of America United States of America
    Staff was amazing. Property was beautiful with many amenities. Room was very clean with enough room to spread out. Bar and roof garden were so relaxing.
  • Sukhpal
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The staff were very friendly and very attentive . We found Dario at the desk really helpful and Cameron the concierge was so pleasant and helpful , very attentive and friendly along with Laura at the front desk .
  • Kate
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    I requested a bath AND shower which was arranged for me. Thank yoi

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
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
View
  • View
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Off-site
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
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and costs £12 per day.
  • 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
General
  • Hypoallergenic
  • 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
Accessibility
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • 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!

Check-in
From 15:00 to 00:00
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in.
Check-out
From 00:00 to 12:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
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
£75 per child, per night
Crib upon request
Free
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
£75 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
Pets are not allowed.
Groups
When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional fees may apply.
Cards accepted at this hotel
American ExpressVisaMastercardDiners ClubJCBMaestroUnionPay credit card Cash is not accepted

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

The Glasshouse Hotel is pleased to offer discounted parking at the nearby Q-Park Omni - our guests can take advantage of a 50% discount when pre-booking their parking online via https://www.q-park.co.uk/en-gb/cities/edinburgh/omni/ and using discount code GH50.

We are also pleased to offer our guests access to the Nuffield Health & Fitness Center next door in the Omni center. Passes are available for purchase with our Front Office team in order to use their Gym, Swimming Pool, Sauna and Steam Room.

Guests who are members of Marriott Bonvoy, or who enroll at the property - may be eligible to receive Bonvoy points on any additional spend at the property but will not receive any points or credit on bookings.

For guests who have booked a rate excluding Breakfast, the additional daily cost to add this on would be £30 per person for the Full Breakfast (which includes a plate from our A La Carte menu and the Continental Buffet Selection) or £15 per person for the Continental Breakfast offering only.

Please note that all guests will be requested to provide a valid Credit or Debit card for pre-authorization upon check-in as guarantee against any extras or incidentals (this will also include the stay cost for bookings that are to be paid at the hotel).

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

  • 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.

  • Check-in at The Glasshouse, Autograph Collection is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • 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.

  • Guests staying at The Glasshouse, Autograph Collection can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Buffet
    • À la carte
    • Breakfast to go

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

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Horseback riding
    • Bicycle rental

  • Room options at The Glasshouse, Autograph Collection include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Studio
    • Double