Housed in a 1780s building, this upscale hotel is set among the shops of George Street and is an 8-minute walk from both Edinburgh Waverley train station and Edinburgh Castle.
Posh rooms feature flat-screen TVs with cable channels, free Wi-Fi, and laptop safes. Some have views over the Firth of Forth, and suites add living spaces and iPod docks. Room service is available.
A buzzy restaurant and bar serves modern Scottish cuisine in a richly furnished dining room. Other amenities include a casual cafe and 8 conference spaces, the largest of which can host a reception for 400.