The Scotsman Hotel – Old Town Description
Choosing a 5 star hotel for a luxurious yet affordable trip away can in most cases be difficult. However, Scotland has a number of top quality hotels that can make your holiday one of the best you can ever have. Many visitors from all over the world take holiday trips and weekend breaks to Edinburgh, and in case you are considering visiting this beautiful city, you should love to book a stay at the Scotsman hotel, Edinburgh.
The Scotsman hotel resides within the former Scotsman newspaper building. The building was originally built 1905; it was designed to dominate the Edinburgh skyline as it features incredible views of this beautiful city’s beautiful landmarks. However, in 2001 the building was renovated and transformed into the current Scotsman hotel with the aim of preserving the magnificent Italian Marble staircases, imposing Marble pillars, ornate ceilings, and stunning oak paneling.
This awesome hotel is located near the centre of the city, meaning that you can easily walk to almost every stunning sight including the Edinburgh playhouse theatre, national art gallery of Scotland, shopping malls, restaurants, and cafes. There is so much to do and see here.
The hotel features original oak paneling, imposing marble pillars, and a hand curved wooden balcony. The seating area is split into two levels, offering quieter and intimate sitting with a bird viewing opportunity. Below is a cocktail bar which serves a large number of delicious drinks.
Extending over 3 levels is the Aveda Scotsman spa and health club. It boasts a stainless steel spa pool, swimming pool, solarium, sauna, tropical showers, arctic, air-conditioned gymnasium, diverse classes and a cafe. The spa has 5 therapy suites that offer wide range of health and beauty treatments from Aveda.
When it comes to the rooms, they are like no other. The hotel has 69 rooms and suites, each having its own quirky features including marble bathrooms, curved corner windows with breathtaking views, free Wi-Fi and a complementary Scotsman newspaper. While browsing, you can make good use of the coffee maker in your room.
There are private rooms that are complete with sumptuous leather seating and are available for hire. Whether you want it for fun, occasions, or for launching new product, you only need to contact conference and banqueting team and discuss the options that this wonderful hotel has to offer.
Evidently, the Scotsman hotel, Edinburgh is a home away from home!