Must-see hotels in Edinburgh

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    If the blond wood and brushed steel of modern boutique hotels leave you cold, then this is the place for you. A 17th-century mansion set in 8 hectares of…

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    Dunstane Houses

    Dunstane House and its companion, Hampton House, are large Victorian villas dating from the 1860s but totally refurbished in 2017. Gorgeous modern styling…

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    Sheridan Guest House

    Flowerpots filled with colourful blooms line the steps of this little haven hidden away north of the New Town. The eight bedrooms (all en suite) blend…

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    Witchery by the Castle

    Set in a 16th-century Old Town house in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle, the Witchery's nine lavish Gothic suites are extravagantly furnished with antiques…

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    Two Hillside Crescent

    Five spacious and individually decorated bedrooms grace this gorgeous Georgian town house – it's worth splashing out for the 'superior' room with twin…

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    Arriving in this modern makeover of a classic Georgian New Town establishment (formerly the Roxburghe Hotel) feels like being welcomed into a country…

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    Pilrig House

    Pilrig is a gorgeous 17th-century town house that was once home to Robert Louis Stevenson's grandfather (it gets a mention in his novel Kidnapped). Set at…

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    Southside Guest House

    Though set in a typical Victorian terrace, the Southside transcends the traditional guesthouse category and feels more like a modern boutique hotel. Its…

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    B+B Edinburgh

    Built in 1883 as a grand home for the proprietor of the Scotsman newspaper, this Victorian extravaganza of carved oak, parquet floors, stained glass and…

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    14 Hart Street

    Centrally located and child friendly, 14 Hart Street is steeped in Georgian elegance and old Edinburgh charm. Run by a retired couple, the B&B has three…

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    This peaceful and elegant guesthouse is a sensitively restored Victorian town house with six individually designed bedrooms with views towards either…

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    2 Cambridge Street

    This ground-floor apartment is closer to a curiosity shop than a B&B, filled with art installations and vintage finds – a line of old theatre seats is…

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    Balmoral Hotel

    The sumptuous Balmoral – a prominent landmark at the eastern end of Princes St – offers some of the best accommodation in Edinburgh, including suites with…

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    Knight Residence

    Works by contemporary artists adorn these modern studio, and one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments (available by the night; the three-bedroom options…

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    Radisson Collection Royal Mile Hotel

    This style icon in the heart of the medieval Old Town is a bold statement of a hotel – modernistic architecture, colourful designer decor, impeccably…

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    Albyn Townhouse

    Set in a refurbished Victorian town house tucked away at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac in the fashionable Bruntsfield district, this B&B is a real home…

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    Gerald's Place

    Gerald is an unfailingly charming and helpful host, and his lovely Georgian garden flat (just two guest bedrooms, each with a private bathroom) has a…

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    Bonham Hotel

    The Bonham manages a successful fusion of Victorian interiors with bold, modern colours and contemporary design. Cool, crisp bedlinen, luxury bathrooms…

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    Millers 64

    Luxury textiles, colourful cushions, stylish bathrooms and fresh flowers added to a warm Edinburgh welcome make this Victorian town house a highly…

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    Ten Hill Place

    This attractive modern hotel offers good-value accommodation close to the city centre. The standard bedrooms are comfortable and stylish, with a sober but…