Trying to find a hotel on/near the Royal Mile during Tattoo/Fringe (even 4 months ahead) was a challenge but the Inn on the Mile (formerly the Bank Hotel) thankfully had a room. The room and bath were nicely appointed and recently redone making a small size room have a luxury feel. The best thing was the kind and attentive service provided to us by Stewart from the moment we checked in. I had just come down with a cold and was not in best form. Stewart went out of his way to get us settled and to get me something to eat and getting it to our room upstairs. If you will be staying at the Inn during Tatoo, it's a jumping place well into the wee hours -- but that can be said of the entire Royal Mile during the festival weeks. Post-Tatoo, much more quiet.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Inn on The Mile located on The Royal Mile in the heart of the city centre, offers an alternative boutique and luxury hotel experience in one of Edinburgh's most prestigious historic landmarks. Built in 1923 as the British Linen Bank, we have preserved, conserved and renovated our historical building into a place where you feel at home.Hosting an intimate 9 beautiful, boutique fully refurbished bedrooms ranging from our stylish Mile bedrooms to our spacious Royal Mile bedrooms, our crisp and clean interiors and décor is the perfect base to explore our great city with an ideal location. Included in all our rooms are a self-lockable safe, iPod dock with ceiling in-built speakers, bathroom controllable speaker system and full tea and coffee making facilities which come with Scottish delicacies. All bedrooms also come with GHD hair straighteners as standard, large flat screen TV, iron with iron board and working desk area and complimentary Wi-Fi.Our fully refurbished Inn on The Mile pub is a focal point on the Royal Mile, paying homage to our banking history with subtle twists from our past. Sample our flights of fine wines, pick & mix from a sensational selection or indulge in the finest liquid in the world with our whisky flights tailored to individual tastes. Our menu at The Inn on the Mile kitchen is our pride and joy. We serve home cooked food prepared with love from fresh, locally sourced Scottish ingredients. All our meat, poultry and eggs are free range and traditionally reared, and our fish is from sustainable sources around the Scottish coast. Please be aware the hotel has no lift ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Bank Hotel Edinburgh
- The Inn On The Mile Edinburgh, Scotland