Parliament House Hotel - Edinburgh

15 Calton Hill, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 3BJ  show map
 3 stars
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Parliament House Hotel - Edinburgh

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Business center

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

The traditional Parliament House Hotel is a 3-star property located in the heart of Edinburgh. The hotel opened its doors in 1996 and was remodeled in 2007.

The secluded location in Merchiston provides an access within a 20-minute walk to Arthurs Seat, Calton Hill and Parliament House. Just 1 km from the center of Edinburgh known for Royal Mile, Edinburgh Playhouse and Edinburgh Castle.

This hotel is perfectly placed close to bars and restaurants.

Edinburgh Waverley train station is a 5-minute walk from the property. A short drive takes guests to Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 53 rooms featuring a seating area, a mirror, free Wi-Fi, a safe and a refrigerator as well as stylish bathrooms with a hairdryer, free toiletries and a bathtub. Some rooms come with a view of Calton Hill.

Eat & Drink

The restaurant menu features local dishes. A variety of coffee and tea is offered in the lounge bar.

A continental breakfast is served at the price of GBP 8.50 per person per night.  The hotel offers a full english breakfast at the price of GBP 12.50 per person per night. 

Services

Parliament House Hotel provides a meeting room and a business center along with housekeeping, wake up service and 24-hour reception.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   53.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Handicap parking
  • Free off-site parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • No pets allowed
  • Female traveler room/floor
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Spa center
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Central heating
  • Free in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Hair dryer on request

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 1 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

15 Calton Hill, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 3BJ

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City Center
  • Edinburgh
    500 m
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    10.9 km
  • Dundee (DND)
    56.3 km
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    400 m
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
    250 m
  • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
    280 m
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    1.0 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    53

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Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 16 m²
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Private bathroom
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Stylish and elegant room with private bathroom offers a Double bed and all necessary facilities for work and entertaining.

Room facilities
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    Single Room
    Bed type: 1 Single bed
    Size: 15 m²
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
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    Stylish and elegant room with private bathroom offers a Single bed and all necessary facilities for work and entertaining.

    Room facilities
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      Twin Room
      Bed type: Twin beds
      Size: 16 m²
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Private bathroom
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      Stylish and elegant room with private bathroom offers two Single beds and all necessary facilities for work and entertaining.

      Room facilities
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        The spacious suite with panoramic views of the Firth of Forth, Arthurs Seat and Calton Hill is decorated with characteristic wood panels, appointed with fire-place and offers a King size bed.

        How to reach hotel

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        Hotel Address:

        15 Calton Hill, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 3BJ

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Edinburgh
          500 m
        Airports
        • Turnhouse (EDI)
          10.9 km
        • Dundee (DND)
          56.3 km
        Train Stations
        • Edinburgh Waverley station
          400 m
        • Bus stop
          200 m
        Restaurants
        • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
          250 m
        • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
          280 m
        Ski areas
        • Midlothian Ski Centre
          1.0 km
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          53

        Hotel Awards

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Edinburgh Playhouse - 300 m
        • edinburgh festival fringe - 400 m
        • Fruitmarket Gallery Ltd - 400 m
        • Edinburgh Dungeons - 400 m

        Popular areas

        • Omni Centre Edinburgh - 200 m

        Places of interest

        • Waterloo Place - 100 m
        • Nelson's Monument - 100 m
        • The City of Edinburgh Council - 200 m
        • Saint Mary's Catholic Cathedral House - 300 m
        • The Tron Kirk - 400 m
        • David Hume Statue - 400 m
        • The Edinburgh Dungeon - 400 m
        • Canongate Kirk - 400 m
        • St Mary's Metropolitan Cathedral - 400 m
        • Saint Anthonys Chapel - 400 m
        • Canongate Tolbooth - 400 m

        Train stations

        Convention centers

        • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions - 100 m
        • Omni Centre - 200 m

        Shopping areas

        • Multrees Walk - 300 m
        • Brass Rubbing Centre - 400 m

        Museums

        • Calton Hill - 200 m
        • The Museum of Edinburgh - 400 m

        Theaters

        • Walkabout Jongleurs - 300 m

        Business areas

        • Multrees Walk - 300 m

        Local attractions

        • Summerhall - 1.6 km
          1 Summerhall, Edinburgh
        • St. Giles Cathedral - 1.7 km
          Royal Mile, Edinburgh
        • Holyrood Park - 1.8 km
          Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh
        • Institut Francais D'Ecosse - 1.6 km
          13 Randolph Crescent, Edinburgh
        • Parliament House - 1.7 km
          Royal Mile, Edinburgh

        Near the hotel

        • Waterloo Place - 130 m
          Eastern extension of Princes St., Edinburgh
        • Calton Hill - 410 m
          off Regent Road, Edinburgh
        • The Edinburgh Dungeon - 460 m
          31 Market Street, Edinburgh
        • Canongate Kirk - 420 m
          153 Canongate, Edinburgh
        • ScotlandsPeople Centre - 250 m
          3 West Register Street, Edinburgh
        • Museum of Childhood - 420 m
          42 High Street, Edinburgh
        • John Knox House Museum - 410 m
          43-45 High St., Edinburgh

        Restaurants nearby

        • Number One - 250 m

          Address: The Balmoral Hotel
          Phone: 01315576727

          78% likes this, based on 464 reviews
          Cuisine: Scottish
          Price Range: GBP 73 - GBP 97

        • Wedgwood The Restaurant - 420 m

          Address: 267 Canongate
          Phone: 0131 558 8737

          75% likes this, based on 959 reviews
          Price Range: GBP 24 - GBP 69

        • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant - 470 m

          Address: 25-27 Cockburn Street
          Phone: 01312252832

          71% likes this, based on 418 reviews
          Cuisine: Asian
          Price Range: GBP 7 - GBP 19

        • The Pompadour by Galvin - 280 m

          Address: Princes Street
          Phone: +44 131 222 8975

          73% likes this, based on 113 reviews
          Cuisine: French, British
          Price Range: GBP 76 - GBP 248

        • Dubh Prais - 440 m

          Address: 123B High Street
          Phone: 0-131 557 5732

          78% likes this, based on 438 reviews
          Cuisine: Scottish

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          53

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        Parliament House Hotel Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Parliament House Hotel

        Average guest rating

        8.2out of 10
        Fabulous
        Based on 943 reviews

        Guest reviews

        • Single
          7.8

          Nice room,friendly and helpful staff & excellent location.

          I had troubles with the internet in the beginning, it was really very poor. After complaining in the reception it was improved and worked very well.

        • Group of friends
          8.4

          This was the 2nd time I had stayed at this Hotel, having stayed just 1 night when going to a gig at Murrayfield last year. It is very well situated for seeing all the sights in Edinburgh and shopping, (John Lewis etc is very close by) Probably not the best Hotel if you have a car to park. But that wasn't a problem for us as we were flying up. We sayed 3 nights this time and decided to eat in the hotel on 2 nights, where we found the quality of food and choice to be excellent. The Breakfast choice was very good as well. The Restaurant staff were hard working and very friendly. The rooms were clean and comfortable, and the little fridge/mini bar well stocked. I will definately be using this hotel again. This Hotel is far removed from "faceless chains" where I have had the misfortune to stay before. At only a 1/5th of the price of "the main 5 star Hotel in Edinburgh" it represents in my opinion very good vale.

          Just a warning to anyone with mobility issues, some of the rooms require you to go up in a lift, then down 2 flights of stair to access them, with your luggage, this was not a problem for us, but might be worth speaking to the hotel when booking to ensure a room with easier access.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          Good value for money,room and breakfast excellent

        • Couple
          7.0

          The staff were excellent and allowed us to check in early. The room was ok, quite small and was covered in dust it obviously has not been cleaned very well. The hotel was in a excellent location and the breakfast was really good. I really enjoyed my visit I was only put off by the room not being clean.

          The room was not clean.

        • Older travelers
          9.2

          Good location for city centre and train station lovely clean room and bathroom an excellent hotel would recomend to anyone

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          Super find in the heart of Edinburgh and with weekend parking for only £4 a day at Waverley Station Car Park which is within comfortable walking distance, this makes a super city break hotel. The restaurant food was superb, although if staying for more two or three nights one would find the choice rather limited. House wine delicious and served at a perfect temperature. Enjoying a drink from the bar is like being in your sitting room. Such a cosy place with very spacious rooms. Loved it.

        • Group of friends
          8.8

          A comfortable hotel fairly central to shops, sightseeing, restaurants, cafes and pubs. Well within waljing distance to most sightseeing places. Would visit again.

        • Single
          7.4

          The location is fantastic. Only a few minutes walk from Prince's Street, the Royal Mile, etc. It is situated on a quiet lane that gets hardly any traffic, so it's extremely quiet. One of the main reasons I chose the Parliament House Hotel was for the free wifi. The room I was in was tastefully decorated, as was the rest of the hotel.

          I found the staff at the front desk to be a little cool. Not exactly unfriendly, but they didn't make particular efforts to be friendly. The cleaning staff I encountered, however, were both friendly and jovial. Although the lack of an elevator didn't bother me too much as I'm young and pretty fit, I imagine it would be different for older or more out-of-shape guests who may have to carry their luggage up four flights of stairs.

        • Older travelers
          5.8

          The hotel is well located in a quiet street (no disturbance from traffic or people passiing by) but within walking distance of shopping, the station and the castle. There is a good choice for breakfast and the staff are polite and helpful.

          Our room was rather shabby. The net curtains were dirty and torn and there was black mould along the shower door runner. The room seemed very dark due to a combination of poor lighting, dirty net curtains blocking much of the daylight and the heavy curtains unable to be drawn all the way back. Perhaps we were just unlucky and the other rooms may be cleaner and brighter.

        • Group of friends
          9.2

          Very good stuff, warm hearted. Our room is bit. Location is great.

        • Group of friends
          7.8

          The reception staff were lovely and so welcoming. Breakfast was really nice. Room was spacious and very clean.

          Windows were not double glazed and our room was a the rear of the hotel so you could hear the noise from next street when people made they way back in the early hours of the morning.

        • Single
          9.2

          Excellent location, very comfortable and clean room. Staff were friendly and the full, Scottish breakfast was fantastic.

        • Group of friends
          9.2

          We enjoyed our stay more because we ended up with a very nice large room (no.8)which was unexpected but very welcome. Thanks.

        • Family with children
          10.0

          A lovely hotel,friendly,competant staff. Comfortable and clean and very handy for getting to the theatre and station,good location for site seeing as well. Decor well done and some nice features like the old lift now turned into a telephone booth!

          Be aware of the steep climb from the station!

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          There were six of us all staying here and we all found the hotel was just perfect for our visit. It was clean,comfortable and so very central for everything we wanted to do. The staff here are just so friendly and so very helpful. We would all stay there again.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Parliament House Hotel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        15 Calton Hill, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 3BJ

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Edinburgh
          500 m
        Airports
        • Turnhouse (EDI)
          10.9 km
        • Dundee (DND)
          56.3 km
        Train Stations
        • Edinburgh Waverley station
          400 m
        • Bus stop
          200 m
        Restaurants
        • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
          250 m
        • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
          280 m
        Ski areas
        • Midlothian Ski Centre
          1.0 km
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          53

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghParliament House Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Spa Hotels in United Kingdom

        Use Badge