Find the Perfect Edinburgh Hotel for a Romantic Break

If you are planning a romantic getaway for that special somebody, look no further than Scotland’s capital city. Edinburgh has a wonderful selection of excellent restaurants, great attractions and some truly memorable hotels. With so much on offer, it is easy to find the perfect spot for an amorous adventure.

You could woo your beloved amidst the venerable charm of Edinburgh’s Old Town. The flamboyant and delightful Witchery by the Castle nestles in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle in a quaint sixteenth century building. Each room has its own unique charm and all are extravagantly luxurious with a host of little extras to make your stay a magical one.

What could be more romantic than a few nights in a thirteenth century castle? Dalhousie Castle stands proudly on the banks of the River Esk surrounded by acres of wooded parkland a short drive from the city. It is beautifully furnished with loads of original features and has an award winning restaurant and an excellent spa.

Lovers of modern art will adore the chic and iconic Glasshouse combines the Gothic façade of the Lady Glenorchy Church with towering glass walls and lots of bold and beautiful works of art. The rooftop garden offers incredible views of the city and afternoon tea in the Snug is a wonderfully romantic experience. You could also opt for the fabulous Tigerlilly, a city center boutique hotel with its own bar, restaurant and nightclub!

Whether you opt for a luxurious stay amid the splendor of a historic listed building, or a chic and ultra modern tryst in one of Edinburgh's glamorous boutique hotels, you and your loved one are guaranteed a memorable getaway.



Dunstane House is a nineteenth century private residence in Edinburgh's stylish West End which has been tastefully adapted into a beautiful and luxurious hotel. Designed by renowned Edinburgh architect William Playfair in 1852, it still has the...  Read More



Sitting proudly at the east end of Princes Street the Balmoral Hotel, with its distinctive clock tower, is a local landmark. It could not be more central and it's the first thing you see upon emerging from Waverley Station. Most of Edinburgh's...  Read More



Originally newspaper baronial offices, the Scotsman is now considered one of the more stylish hotels in Edinburgh. Food is served at the North Bridge Brasserie or guests can dine on several specialty dishes and sip on exotic wine at the...  Read More



Nira Caledonia is a luxury boutique hotel in the heart of Edinburgh's New Town. The hotel was once the residence of the seventeenth century essayist Christopher North and although it has been fully refurbished it retains the original's Georgian...  Read More



This popular boutique hotel features stunning interior design and boasts a city centre location on George Street. The restaurant and bar are very popular with locals and visitors alike. The rooms are individually styled and extremely comfortable...  Read More



The Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa is conveniently located near the city's major tourist hot spots. Just a few steps outside the doors you will find yourself in Edinburgh's financial and shopping districts. The Sheraton Grand Hotel offers 260...  Read More



The Glasshouse is a stylish and unusual boutique hotel located at the top of Leith Walk in the heart of Edinburgh. Behind the beautiful stone façade of the Lady Glenorchy church lies a sleek modern building with huge glass walls. Splashes of...  Read More



Prestonfield Hotel is one of Edinburgh's most luxurious boutique hotels. This beautiful seventeenth century manor house comprises twenty three rooms and suites, each furnished with sumptuous fabrics and beautiful antiques. The hotel also...  Read More



Dalhousie Castle is a historic Scottish Castle located on the banks of the River Esk around eight miles outside the city of Edinburgh. Surrounded by acres of wooded parkland, it is an imposing thirteenth century fortress which can lay claim to...  Read More



Located in an historic sixteenth-century building at the gates of Edinburgh Castle, James Thomson's Witchery is the most atmospheric and spectacular dining destination in the city and features nine lavish and unique suites. A unique...  Read More


Meet Simon Hill

Simon has lived in various corners of Edinburgh over the last 18 years. He fell in love with the city as a small child after visiting the castle and returned to study Scottish History.

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