Neighbouring the famous Bedlam Theatre, this charming historical hotel offers 47 timelessly furnished rooms and suites. The trademark hotel restaurant with mezzanine bar, Hotel du Vin Bistro, serves the finest classic European cuisine, offering alfresco and private dining, a cigar shack, whisky snug and the intriguing La Roche tasting room, where guests can be taken on a pilgrimage around the world's finest vineyards by the Head Sommelier without having to leave the room. Guests are welcomed in the lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out services, a hotel safe and lift access to the upper floors. Drinks are served in the café and pub. Wired and wireless Internet access and room service are also available.
The hotel is nestled deep in Edinburgh's Old Town, only a short walk away from the historic Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. Portobello Beach is some 15 minutes away on public transport, while Princes Street is some 500 m away.
All rooms have a luxurious but contemporary feel. Each room features a double bed with hand sprung mattress, fine Egyptian linen, plasma TVs with DVDs, air conditioning, complimentary Internet access, 24-hour room service, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities, a minibar, snacks, an in-room safe, and an iron and ironing board. All are en suite with monsoon power showers, deep baths, hairdryers, bathrobes and luxurious toiletries. A direct dial telephone, radio, individually regulated heating, and a balcony or terrace also come as standard.
Rates include a full Scottish breakfast. Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner, the Bistro seats up to 66 guests and offers a menu rooted in classic European cuisine with a contemporary edge. The extensive and eclectic wine list is a key feature of the hotel and in addition to the main wine list, there is a small daily selection of good value wines to complement the menu. A continental breakfast buffet is also served each morning, while lunch and dinner are served à la carte and from a set menu. The midday and evening meals are also offered in buffet form.
American Express, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are accepted as payment methods at this hotel.
From Waverley Train Station, walk up to Cockburn Street on the Royal Mile. Turn right on to the Royal Mile and then take the next left down George IV Bridge. Bristo Place is at the end of George IV Bridge on the left-hand side.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed