Romantic Hotels in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a wonderful city for a romantic getaway. The historic buildings, cosy pubs and stunning views make it the perfect place to escape with your loved one. Our hotel experts have selected the best romantic hotels in Edinburgh, from luxury properties to cosy boltholes, to help you plan the perfect trip. So whether you are looking for a five-star hotel with all the trimmings or a more intimate B&B, we have the perfect place for you. So why not browse through our selection and start planning your next romantic getaway?

  • No11 Edinburgh 16 rooms from £68

    Restaurant  -  Set in a classic dining room, the award-winning restaurant prides itself on ingredients from artisan suppliers & local foragers
    Foodies  -  As well as the brasserie on-site, there's easy access to four to the city's best fine-dining restaurants
    Romantic Break  -  A tranquil yet centrally-located oasis offering quality food & spoiling suites
    Barefoot Luxury  -  Expect Egyptian linens, fluffy robes & deluxe bath products

    An upmarket brasserie with rooms in a Georgian townhouse near the city centre. Rooms are the perfect balance of Scottish tradition & modern luxury while the restaurant offers impressive contemporary fare. Free-standing baths & opulent four-poster beds make this a fab choice for couples. See More

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  • The Murrayfield Hotel & House Edinburgh 9 rooms from £81

    Romantic Break  -  This Victorian villa feautures elegant, romantic interiors perfect for a couple's getaway
    Sights nearby  -  Within easy distance of Edinburgh's top sights such as the Old Town, the Royal Mile and Prince's Street
    Great walks  -  Take a stroll through the picturesque Meadows just off Edinburgh University's central campus
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
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    Elegant Victorian townhouse hotel with an outdoor terrace and a fine dining restaurant. Stylish interiors feature sophisticated furniture and plush fabrics, while sumptuous rooms have a serene palette of creams and tastefully framed pictures. A relaxed west-end base slightly removed from the buzz. See More

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  • Nira Caledonia Edinburgh 28 rooms from £95

    Great walks  -  Go for a lovely walk in the nearby Royal Botanic Garden.
    Local markets  -  On Sundays, visit Stockbridge Farmers Market.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the iconic Edinburgh Castle.
    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.

    Nira Caledonia is situated within a magnificent row of Georgian townhouses and is a luxurious boutique hotel. Elegantly designed rooms are chic and comfortable with spacious ensuite bathrooms. The superb restaurant serves delicious cuisine that focuses on local and organic produce. See More

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  • Lord Lyons Chambers Edinburgh from £108

    Groups  -  This centrally located, luxury self-catering accommodation is ideal for groups of friends or couples
    Sights nearby  -  Go for a walk around Edinburgh's legendary old town district just around the corner
    Great walks  -  Go for a leisurely stroll in the Meadows just off the Edinburgh University campus
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    Disabled accessNo pets

    These smart self-catering apartments feature light-filled interiors with elegant parquet floors and stylish yet homely contemporary furniture. Rooms have a chic palette of greys and whites, with king size beds and great tiling in the bathrooms. A discerning choice for sophisticated travellers. See More

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  • Carberry Tower Edinburgh (Near Musselburgh) 30 rooms from £112

    Country Escape  -  A rural escape of grand proportions - an imposing 15th century mansion set in glorious parkland.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Edinburgh Castle.
    Full of character
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    A stunning mansion and estate perfectly positioned just outside Edinburgh. Elegant rooms are spacious and individually styled. Pick a suite and enjoy four posters, chandeliers and open fireplaces. An exemplary bistro and sumptuous private dinners are on offer. A spoiling country escape. See More

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  • The Kimpton Charlotte Square Edinburgh 199 rooms from £130

    City Style  -  A centrally located hotel that has perfectly brought a traditional building into the 21st-century.
    Sights nearby  -  The majestic Edinburgh Castle and its breathtaking views are a must-see. Ideally located for all the city highlights
    Restaurant  -  Baba for chargrilled meats and delicious mezze or The Garden for light lunches and late nights!
    Spa  -  Offering a wide range of massages, body treatments and facials.
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    A luxurious hotel located in the heart of the city. Beautifully renovated rooms keep the traditional style yet a splash of contemporary flare has been added. The two restaurants are equally stylish and the bar produces some top-notch cocktails. The service is slick and the positioning perfect. See More

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  • Black Ivy Edinburgh 22 rooms from £135

    City Style  -  A smart boutique hotel who claim (and achieve) "luxury for all, from breakfast ’til bedtime".
    Sights nearby  -  A trip to Edinburgh wouldn't be complete without visiting the impressive castle.
    Great walks  -  Climb to the top of Holyrood Park known as Arthur's Seat.
    Full of character
    RestaurantDisabled accessNo pets

    A chic boutique hotel in the leafy neighbourhood of Bruntsfield. Quirkily designed rooms feature boldly coloured headboards, large sash windows, crisp white linen and luxurious bathrooms. A lively bar serves up superlative cocktails and the restaurant uses local produce to great effect. See More

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  • 23 Mayfield Edinburgh 7 rooms from £135

    City Style  -  Walkable or short bus to the city's highlights; return to sit by the fireplace and enjoy romantic ambience
    Sights nearby  -  Edinburgh castle and King Arthur's seat
    Restaurant  -  Breakfast only
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
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    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    Elegant 5* B&B in Victorian building. Romantic rooms have four poster beds, panelled walls and big bathtubs. Intimate restaurant serving excellent breakfasts. Garden with seating and hot tub. Stained glass and fireplaces throughout. Cozy, historic and quiet. See More

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  • House of Gods Edinburgh 22 rooms from £143

    Bar  -  Expect Edwardian wood pannelling, Gucci wallpaper & absolutely killer cocktails in this decadent temple to vice
    Romantic Break  -  The perfect formula for a romantic evening; sip on artisanal cocktails before heading upstairs to sultry suites
    City Style  -  Will appeal to those after a real 'of the moment' boutique gem with equal parts charisma & character
    Opulent  -  Decor blends glossy wood, fake fur, velvet, bold prints, mood lighting & tassles galore
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    Eclectic & atmospheric adult-only cocktail bar with boutique rooms in Edinburgh's Old Town. Decor inspired by the Orient Express & the palace of Versailles, combined with contemporary on-trend touches, packs a punch. Small yet sexy rooms have a cosy cabin-like feel. Designed for seduction. See More

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  • Cheval The Edinburgh Grand Edinburgh 50 rooms from £153

    City Style  -  One of the more sophisticated luxury hotels in central Edinburgh, ideal for exploring the hotspots, shops and sights in style
    Sights nearby  -  The Scott Monument is a 5 min walk, while Edinburgh Castle, St Giles’s Cathedral and the Palace of Holyrood are an easy walk
    Great walks  -  Calton Hill and Arthur's Seat offer great views of the city and Firth of Forth
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    RestaurantPet friendly

    This grand neo-classical building, a landmark of St Andrew Square in Edinburgh's New Town, offers stylish and spacious apartments whether for one night or a longer stay. With a club-style bar and restaurant, gym and 24-hour reception, it has all the trappings of a luxury hotel. See More

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  • The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh 82 rooms from £195

    Great walks  -  Calton Hill, the city's UNESCO World Heritage Site or Arthur's Seat for even more impressive views.
    Sights nearby  -  Overlooking Edinburgh Castle.
    Views  -  Good city views.
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    Recommended by  -  Fodors, Frommers, Good Hotel Guide

    This landmark Edinburgh building, the former Edwardian offices of The Scotsman newspaper and well-placed between the Old and New Towns, carefully mixes original features with a low-key modern luxury. The private cinema is an indulgent treat. See More

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  • The Balmoral Edinburgh 168 rooms from £208

    Sights nearby  -  Visit the nearby Edinburgh Castle and the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.
    Great walks  -  Walk to the summit of Calton Hill and enjoy the panoramic views.
    Views  -  Wonderful city views towards Arthurs Seat.
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor Pool
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    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Fodors, Frommers, Kiwi Collection

    Quietly confident, stylish, sophisticated and efficient.THE place to stay in Edinburgh. Part of Rocco Forte Collection and boasting a Michelin starred restaurant, comprehensive spa and over 150 bedrooms. The old railway hotel transformed into a grande dame. True indulgence. See More

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  • Tigerlily Edinburgh 33 rooms from £220

    City Style  -  A bold boutique hotel full of glitz and glamour, with an excellent cocktail bar and access to a connecting nightclub.
    Sights nearby  -  The impressive Edinburgh castle is in close proximity.
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.
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    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide

    Chic little hotel on George Street, complete with bar and restaurant downstairs. Stylish, glamourous and modern. Good food, even better cocktails and a lively atmosphere with one of the most central locations. Great for a chic weekend away. See More

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  • Prestonfield Edinburgh (Priestfield Road) 23 rooms from £252

    Romantic Break  -  This hotel oozes glammour, romance and seduction, with its wildly opulent canopied beds, rich fabrics and roaring fires.
    Local exploring  -  The best of both worlds- set in 20 acres of spectacular parklands, yet within spitting distance of Edinburgh.
    Great walks  -  Don't forget your welly boots, there are 20 acres of parkland to explore.
    Restrictions on children  -  Adults only
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    Recommended by  -  Frommers, Good Hotel Guide, Kiwi Collection

    Opulent extravagance at the Prestonfield just 5 mins from the Royal Mile in Edinburgh. Come for attentive service, divine bedrooms and spoiling galore. Fine dining is served in an ultra romantic setting. The concierge have a 'nothing's too much' attitude. Best for a truly indulgent stay. See More

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  • Fingal Edinburgh (Leith) 23 rooms from £300

    City Style  -  Set in the hip Leith area, with numerous high-end eateries and bars within walking distance, this is a luxurious and unique stay
    Groups  -  The magnificent ballroom is a unique and luxurious space for an event; hosting up to 60 people
    Great walks  -  Take a scenic stroll along the Water of Leiths river
    Sights nearby  -  Compare boat notes at the Royal Yacht Britannia
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    A retired lighthouse tender, now turned luxury hotel, anchored in the hip area of Leith. Cabins range from classic doubles to decadent suites. The design is luxurious with brass fittings, leather, and rich hues. A glamorous ballroom is ideal for a party and there's a fabulous little restaurant too. See More

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  • The Witchery by the Castle Edinburgh (Royal Mile) 9 rooms from £365

    Foodies  -  Serving Scottish beef, lamb, game, the Witchery's famous steak tartare, briny-fresh seafood platters and even some haggis.
    Romantic Break  -  The glamourous, plush yet cosy interiors with love seats, four poster beds, and plenty of candles are perfect for couples
    Sights nearby  -  In the heart of the Old Town on Edinburgh's famous Royal Mile
    Full of character  -  Theatrical red & gold, velveted rooms
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    Recommended by  -  Frommers, Good Hotel Guide

    Superbly located at the gates of the Castle, on the Royal Mile, sits this intimate, Gothic hotel. The rooms are luxurious, romantic & eccentric – think candlelit, wood paneling and plenty of velvet. Enjoy delicious Scottish food in the equally atmospheric restaurant. See More

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