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Best Western Braid Hills Hotel, Edinburgh

Best Western Braid Hills Hotel, Edinburgh
Scotland. Edinburgh, EH10 6JD.

Newly refurbished, Victorian hotel enjoys panoramic views across Edinburgh. Offering 2 restaurants on-site and a range of private dining options.

Customer rating: 4.00 (1).

Price per night: from £100 to £299.

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Magnificently situated in its own grounds, the hotel enjoys panoramic views across Edinburgh to the Pentland Hills, the Firth of Forth and the Fife hills beyond. The friendly staff will ensure your stay at the Best Western Braid Hills Hotel is a pleasant one. Located close to the city centre with regular public transport available a short stroll from the hotel. The newly refurbished bedrooms are an important part of the character of this charming hotel. Every room is equipped with private bath or shower, flat screen, Freeview television, direct dial telephone and free Wi-Fi. The hotel is on a direct bus route to city centre and conveniently located for Edinburgh Airport and the City Bypass road.

Braid Hills Hotel was built in 1886 to accommodate golfers visiting the famous Braid Hills Courses nearby and the hotel has retained much of the period charm to complement our modern, Scottish refurbishment. The area surrounding the hotel has many of Edinburgh's most famous and historic golf courses, several scenic walks and a plentiful supply of the world famous Victorian architecture which is typical of the Morningside area. Dining in the 1886 Hotel Restaurant you can choose from a seasonal menu with a Scottish flavour. The magnificent views from this elegantly-appointed restaurant can only enhance the enjoyment of your meal. The wine list is carefully selected to offer both excellent vintages and more modest bottles, at sensible prices. Vegetarian and dietary requirements are fully catered for. Situated in the Hotel grounds, The Buckstone Kitchen & Bar is a well-known local meeting place. It has its own Conservatory and Terrace and is renowned for the quality of its fine food and real ales. The hotel has several spacious outdoor terraces which guests can dine or enjoy beverages whilst appreciating the stunning Edinburgh city views and Firth of Forth beyond. Due to the historic nature of the property and surrounding area there are several parks and local walks nearby including the The Hermitage of Braid & Blackford Hill Local Nature Reserve. The Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill Local Nature Reserve is an area of natural beauty in Edinburgh, Scotland, managed by the City of Edinburgh Natural Heritage Service. The start of this walk is a short stroll from the hotel. The hotel bar and lounge is a comfortable area next to the restaurant. Open all day you can relax with teas and coffees, or choose from a selections of wines, spirits and beers. Free Wi Fi access throughout.


  • 19th century buildings
  • Parking (free)
  • No smoking
  • Child Friendly
  • Room Only (no kitchen facilities)
  • 3 Star Official Rating
  • Historic Property
  • Free broadband access (wifi)
  • Shared gardens
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Children's cots
  • Children's highchairs
  • Woodland walks
  • Television
  • Book library
  • Luggage storage
  • 24 hour security
  • Linen included
  • Towels included
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Hair dryers
  • Telephone
  • Central heating
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Recommended walks
  • Pub (walking distance)
  • Museums (a short drive)
  • Gardens
  • Golf course (walking distance)
  • Tennis courts (walking distance)
  • Recommended restaurants (walking distance)
  • Theatre (a short drive)

Arrival information

Check In: From 3.00pm Check Out: By 11.00am Directions: From the Edinburgh city by-pass, take A702 at Lothan Burn junction to the city centre. Take right fork at second set of traffic lights and follow road for one mile. By Rail: Edinburgh Waverley is 3 miles. Taxis are available at the station. By Air: Edinburgh 8 miles, Glasgow 45 miles.

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