With City of Edinburgh Council estimating that there was 169 hotels in the city in 2019, and luxury hotels appearing to be more popular than ever in the Capital, we’ve taken a look at Edinburgh’s most popular hotels according to Tripadvisor online reviews.
Some of the hotels we found were incredibly high-end, with boutique hotels appearing on the list, as well as the top two both being on water down the Shore in Leith.
Prestonfield is Edinburgh's most indulgent retreat and Scotland's latest 5-star hotel. Rated one of the "Best 101 Hotels in the World" by Tatler/Abercrombie & Kent and AA Hotel of the Year 2005, this exceptional hotel is near Edinburgh's Royal Mile. Out of the 1,502 reviews on Tripadvisor, 1,254 rated it 'excellent' and 147 rated it 'very good'. Prices range from £516. Photo: Jane Barlow
10. The Royal Scots Club
Situated in the New Town this is a rare combination, the charm of a country house hotel with a cosy club atmosphere. Founded in 1919 as a tribute to those who fell in The Great War The Royal Scots Club is proud of its heritage. Courtesy, personal service and warm hospitality are at the very heart of the Club. Of its 1,728 reviews on Tripadvisor, 1,173 scored it 'excellent' with 421 rating it 'very good'. Rooms start at £165. Photo: Crimson Edge