We stayed here for 2 nights on our Mini Honeymoon. What a lovely hotel and lovely staff. From staying in various hotels over the last couple of years I think the hotel could make a few changes that would make residents that little more comfortable. i.e inclusion of robes, especially in 'Large Deluxe 4 Poster' room, I imagine that these types of rooms are for couples here on leisure trips, and a robe is a nice touch. Another suggestion would be a little bit of modernisation around technology, inclusion of an IPod docking station, upgrade the TV to digital (not seen a tv with 5 channels in many years.....).
I would really have liked to have tried the restaurant/bar for evening food, but unfortunately we had booked other restaurants-the menus looked lovely and the breakfasts were lovely.
All in all a lovely hotel but could do with some tweaks.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- In a peaceful corner of Edinburgh’s West End, a short walk from Haymarket and 15 minutes’ drive from Edinburgh airport, The Dunstane Houses is an independent, 35-bedroom boutique hotel spread over two stately Victorian townhouses on opposite sides of the road: Dunstane House and Hampton House. Dating back to 1865, but inspired by the best of modern-day Scotland, the family-run hotel combines heritage good looks with warm, personal service and a fresh, contemporary outlook. The bedrooms and interiors throughout Dunstane House and public ares of Hampton House have been stylishly redesigned to pay tribute to the building’s neoclassical character and the owners’ Orcadian heritage, without compromising on modern comfort. The newly opened Ba’ Bar & Lounge specialises in food made with local, seasonal Scottish produce from small suppliers, and hosts relaxed but refined all-day dining, including daily afternoon tea. It offers a wide range of fine wines, craft beers, artisanal spirits and one of the most extensive rare-whisky selections in the city, with more than 70 varieties in its vintage wall cabinet. All rooms include free WiFi, large Samsung smart TVs, Egyptian cotton bedlinens and ensuites with Noble Isle products, and many Dunstane House rooms include Nespresso coffee machines, hand-made Vispring beds and Roberts digital radios. Five unique and spacious suites are located in Dunstane House, with dramatic features such as four-poster beds, freestanding copper roll-top baths in the bedroom, or sweeping views over the Edinburgh cityscape. Within easy reach of all the attractions of old-town Edinburgh, the Dunstane Houses is a stylish and welcoming city retreat with an authentic Scottish soul. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Dunstane Hotel Edinburgh
- Dunstane House Hotel
- The Dunstane Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland