About The Edinburgh Collection

About The Edinburgh Collection

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We are The Edinburgh Collection and this is our blog on all things Edinburgh.

The Edinburgh Collection is a portfolio of unique hotels in the heart of the UK’s most beautiful city. Edinburgh. This blog will be dedicated to showcasing the beauty of Edinburgh. From it’s deep history to its present flourish. We have pages on all things scary, independent, literary and cultural.

If you are planning a holiday to Edinburgh we will provide tips, tricks and how-to’s. So you can truly make the most of your holiday. We also know of a few good hotels you can stay at.



Occupying 3 Georgian townhouses, this upscale hotel is a 7-minute walk from the Scottish National Portrait Gallery and a 14-minute walk from Edinburgh’s Waverley train station.

Elegant rooms feature high-end toiletries as well as HDTVs, free WiFi and bottled water. Suites add living spaces, some have 4-poster beds, some have terraces, and 1 has a Jacuzzi bath. There’s also a cottage with 2 bedrooms and a full kitchen.

A fine-dining Scottish restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner, plus afternoon tea. Other amenities include butler service, meeting and function facilities, and valet parking.

Address: 34 Great King St, Edinburgh EH3 6QH – Part of The Edinburgh Collection

The Howard | Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea at The Howard. Have a 5 star experience. Book your afternoon tea here.

The Howard | The Atholl

The Atholl restaurant located in The Howard hotel. Have a delicious meal at a tasty price. Book your table here.

The Howard | Rooms Seating Area

Take a seat. Some chairs in one of The Howards spacious rooms. Book now.

The Howard | Room

Comfort. An example of just one of the many luxurious room in The Howard. Book a comfortable stay here.

The Howard | Bathroom

Claw-foot tub in one of The Howards rooms bathrooms. Look appealing? Relax, it’s easy to book a room. Just click here.


Overlooking Learmonth Gardens, this boutique hotel housed in a row of Victorian townhouses, one of which was the home of explorer Ernest Shackleton, is 1.2 miles from Haymarket train station and 1.6 miles from Murrayfield Golf Course.

Modern, stylish rooms have have en suite bathrooms, TVs, and tea and coffeemaking equipment; some have period features such as high ceilings or large windows.

There’s an Antarctic-themed bar and brasserie serving lunch, dinner and afternoon tea.

Address: 12-16 S Learmonth Gardens, Edinburgh EH4 1EZ – Part of The Edinburgh Collection

Channings | Shackletons Bar

Shackletons bar, named after Earnest Shackleton the famous polar explorer who lived at Channings. For a historic stay, book now.

Channings | Shackleton Lounge

One of the grand lounges at Channings. Book yourself a comfortable stay here.

Channings | Bedroom

Bedroom in one of the spacious suites at channings. Book yours here.

Channings | Bathroom

Magnificant bathroom in one of the Channings rooms. For a refreshing luxurious stay, book now.

Channings | Restaurant

A grand dinner for two at the picturesque Channings hotel restaurant. Book a table here.


Opposite Princes Gardens, this hotel built in 1848 is a 5-minute walk from Waverley station and a 7-minute walk from the Royal Mile.

Traditionally styled rooms have flat-screen TVs, free WiFi and tea and coffeemaking equipment. Suites add more space and some have views over the city.

A restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, and there’s a bar area offering all-day casual dining, including afternoon tea. Meeting spaces can hold receptions for up to 100 people.

Address: 43 Princes St, Edinburgh EH2 2BY  РPart of The Edinburgh Collection

Old Waverly Hotel | Bedroom

An example of one of the spacious rooms in the Old Waverly Hotel. Book now

Old Waverly Hotel | Lobby

The historic lobby in the Old Waverly Hotel. Take a step in the right direction and book your room here.

Old Waverly Hotel | Cranstons Restaurant

The ornate Cranston’s restaurant in the Old Waverly Hotel. Book a picturesque dinner here.

Old Waverly Hotel | Dinner

What a view. Enjoy dinner with a view at Cranston’s restaurant in the Old Waverly Hotel. Book a view-tiful table here.

Old Waverly Hotel | Bathroom

Nicely finished bathroom in one of the Old Waverly Hotel rooms. Book your refreshing stay here.


A 1-minute walk from the Royal Mile, this modern apartment hotel is also a 4-minute walk from Holyrood Park.

Straightforward apartments range from studios with open-plan bedroom/lounges to 2-bedroom units. All have full kitchens, sofabeds, flat-screen TVs and washer/dryers. Executive options have flat-screen TVs in each bedroom and a 32-inch TV and DVD player in the lounge.

Bookable continental breakfast boxes (free for executive units) are available and delivered in-room. There’s a fitness room. Parking is available (free for executive units).

Address: 1, Nether Bakehouse, Holyrood, Edinburgh EH8 8PE – Part of The Edinburgh Collection

Holyrood ApartHotel | Bathroom

A nice clean bathroom in one of the fully serviced apartments in the Holyrood ApartHotel. Book your stay here.

Holyrood ApartHotel | Bedroom

Relax. After a busy day exploring Edinburgh you can sink into our comfy beds. Book your comfortable stay here.

Holyrood ApartHotel | Gym

On Site Gym. Book your stay here. I’m sure we can work-out a good price. (that is just a good pun, all prices are fixed. We don’t haggle)

Holyrood ApartHotel | Kitchen

Modern kitchens are fitted in each of our apartments. Whip up a fresh meal. Book here.

Holyrood ApartHotel | Apartments

The Holyrood ApartHotel is your home away from home. Click here to book today.