New and soon-to-open hotels in Edinburgh

Hotels opened in 2022

Gleneagles Townhouse

Opened in July, the 33-room Gleneagles Townhouse is located in a restored building overlooking St. Andrew Square. At the heart of the new hotel is the Spence, a cavernous gathering space with a glass-domed ceiling offering brasserie dining all day.

There’s also a spa, gym, members club and meetings rooms in addition to the roof terrace bar Lamplighters with breathtaking views of the Old Town.

To book: [email protected]

Virgin Hotels Edinburgh

Opened in June, the 222-room, pet-friendly Virgin Hotels Edinburgh is set in the heart of the Old Town. There’s a 24-hour fitness center and three dining options: the Commons Club, a sleek social club with seasonal cuisine and cocktails; Eve, for all-day dining; and the Funny Library Coffee Shop, a cafe with coffee and pastries as well as shelves of local literature to peruse by the fireplace. 

To book: [email protected] or (866) 798-7372

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Hotels opening in 2023

100 Princes Street (a Red Carnation Hotel)

Red Carnation’s 30-room luxury hotel, 100 Princes Street, is set to open in August 2023 in the address of the former Overseas League, at one time a home away from home for Scottish explorers.

The hotel has worked with Croxford & Saunders on a hand-painted mural over the central staircase, and the fireplace in the hotel lounge offers panoramic windows which frame Edinburgh Castle. The new hotel promises a 2:1 staff ratio.

To book: [email protected]

W Edinburgh 

Slated to open in winter 2023 in the center of the new St. James Quarter, W Edinburgh marks W Hotels’ debut in Scotland. The 244-room hotel includes 43 suites, a rooftop with a SushiSamba restaurant and an outdoor terrace with panoramic views of the city’s skyline.

In addition, the hotel will feature a W Sound Suite, an Away Spa and Fit, the brand’s take on wellness. 

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