Perfect accommodation means good location, fully functional amenities, and hospitality that exceeds one’s expectation to ensure a memorable holiday escape. Aside from these necessary features, themed hotels have been around for a while to provide guest the opportunity to experience a unique vacation where they can feel like one of their favorite film character or sleep in a room designed like a place from a fantasy world. Located in the hilly part of Scotland, Edinburgh is no doubt one of the ideal places to relive a dreamy escapade. Enjoy these themed hotels in Edinburgh, well-appointed to its medieval Edinburgh Old Town and elegant Georgian New Town for a holiday like no other.
Experience a new level of a weekend trip while staying in one of the unique rooms with its own special features at The Witchery by the Castle. Take delight in a lavishly furnished suite with gothic touches designed like something out of a fairytale or Hammer horror movie set. Enjoy sleeping in a room complete with a large 4-poster oak bed, velvet-lined wall, and flamboyant red and gold décor setting the tone for a whimsical and luxurious stay. Make sure to book a candle-lit dinner with a bottle of champagne and an exquisite meal for a total romantic escapade with your loved one.
Have a wonderful stay in this boutique hotel with Georgian Colonial theme complete with chic rooms, an elegant bar, nightclub, and a restaurant. Feel welcome as soon as you enter the elaborate door archway and get mesmerized by the lovely interiors with aristocratic and classical style. Relax in a spacious room with a comfy bed and rustic furniture surrounded by soft colored walls and drop cloth curtains after spending the night in the fabulous bar and restaurant downstairs. If you’re looking for great finds, a 10-minute walk to Scott Monument is all you need to visit the most popular shopping area and financial district.
Nestled amongst the grand Georgian townhouses of Royal Terrace, find comfort in this stylish boutique hotel with art gallery theme and boasting the collection of contemporary art masterpieces starting from the paintings lining the stairwell up to the decors in the rooms. Luxuriate in an accommodation delicately furnished with premium Egyptian cotton linen and state-of-the-art amenities to ensure complete relaxation while exploring Edinburgh. Take pleasure in watching people pass by the neighborhood in the comfort of your own private terrace or just enjoy the view of the terraced garden in the back. Don’t forget to drop by the bar that offers cocktails, specially sourced champagne and unique whiskeys before heading to your room.
Located just 500 meters (0.31 miles) away from Edinburgh Castle, this boutique hotel features room dedicated for famous Scots such as Sean Connery or Ewan McGregor with an amazing photographic collection and quirky interior. Wake up in a unique bedroom with contemporary decor, well equipped, and sparkling clean that will surely start your day in a good spirit. Head over to the beautiful bar and restaurant for a sumptuous breakfast before touring around the neighborhood and by night, discover the various bars, shops, and restaurants on the corner of Princes Street which is only one minutes’ walk away from the hotel’s doorstep.
Set behind the historic facade of 172-year-old Lady Glenorchy Church, enjoy a memorable stay in this glasshouse-themed 5-star boutique hotel with an amazing 2-acre (0.8 hectares) roof garden. Feast your eyes in the panoramic views of Carlton Hill over the floor-to-ceiling windows of your bedroom or at ‘The Brasserie’ while sipping a cup of coffee for breakfast. Move at ease in a spacious wood-themed suite with a comfy bed and a fully functional bathroom before spending the day soaking up the sunshine in your private balcony. After exploring New Town and experiencing Princes Street, make sure to drop by the cozy 'Snug Lounge’ and try their signature whiskeys or have an afternoon tea.
Experience living in the 19th century as you spend your relaxation in the old-style corners of The Dunstane House set over two Victorian townhouses and still has many original features, including open fireplaces. Laze in the homelike rooms complete with a comfy bed, relaxing seaters, and sweeping views over the Edinburgh cityscape right in the comfort of your bedroom window. If you have the means, book and take delight in the very spacious Scapa Suite with a stunning four-poster bed, a copper bath, and tall ceilings. Settle in the cozy Ba’ Bar & Lounge for exquisite food menu with local, seasonal Scottish produce and a great selection of ales, gins, and whiskeys.
Indulge in a glamorous stay at The Rutland Hotel featuring stylish rooms with a blend of the baroque and the ultra-modern living. Relive your childhood fantasy while looking at the jaw-dropping panorama of Edinburgh Castle in the castle view room dramatically decorated and furnished in black complete with elegant chandelier and king-sized bed. Have a gastronomic experience in the Huxley and Kyloe restaurants for scrumptious meals and drinks not to mention the top-class complimentary breakfast. Never so easy to get to and from the airport and everything you’d want to see in Edinburgh, this hotel is perfectly located on the West End of Princes Street.
Whether you’re a fashionista or not, the family feel and the stylish interiors of this boutique guesthouse will definitely make your stay an incredible experience. Surround yourself with muted greys, luxe fabrics, and finishes, coupled with traditional features while staying in a room with any of the three styles: couture, bespoke, and tailored. Enjoy the panoramic views of Salisbury Craggs and Arthur’s Seat or have a peaceful outlook over a private walled garden and the Pentland Hills while soaking up the natural lighting from the oversized glass window. Make sure to kick start the day with a breakfast that is absolutely amazing, with new specials every day.
Witness a time warp in this well-appointed hotel which retained its old asylum theme that fits into the local architecture while offering modern conveniences and essentials. Sit back and relax in the mezzanine bar while sipping a glass of fine wine from around the globe after touring around Edinburgh’s famous castle which is only a 10 minutes’ walk away. Spend time enjoying the comfort of your room with wooden flooring, top-notch furniture, and a fully functional bathroom. Aside from the Laroche wine tasting room, take advantage of the walk-in humidor that has a stock of an extensive range of luxury cigars to complete the unique experience.
Feel like a true royal in this stunning five-story Victorian building perched on George Street where most prestigious shopping and restaurant district in Edinburgh can be found. Have your morning coffee in the comfort of your room while overlooking the picturesque views of the New Town area or take advantage of the amazing coffee shop downstairs. Enjoy the fantastic room with a comfortable bed, fully equipped kitchen, and tasteful modern decor after a day of touring around the neighborhood or relax in the main reception surrounded with lounge chairs and houseplants adding to the welcoming ambiance of the entire place.
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Whether you’re dreaming of a fairytale-like escape while looking at the home of kings and queens or just want to experience the rich history of Edinburgh, you will never go wrong in these properties packed with character to bring delight for every traveler with unique preferences. Pack your bag to live, love, and dream in the Athens of the North while staying in these themed hotels in Edinburgh to make your visit even more special.
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