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Edinburgh Hotels: Abbey Hotel (Summary)


Hotels: Abbey Hotel

Situated in an elegant tree-lined terrace, overlooking the Firth of Forth, is The Abbey Hotel (formerly Greenside Hotel). Designed by the renowned architect William Playfair as a family town house for a wealthy merchant, this traditional Georgian building, built in 1820, has been tastefully refurbished.

The accommodation comprises:

All rooms have:
Central heating
En-suite rooms
Freeview digital colour television
Tea and coffee making facilities
Complimentary Toiletries
Hollowfibre duvets and pillows

The hotel is ideally situated for both business and leisure guests, being a ten minute walk from the bustling cosmopolitan heart of the city. Free Wi-Fi internet access throughout the hotel. Laptop hire is available to guests. Access to Edinburgh's International Conference Centre, the Airport and motorway networks is very convenient, and Waverley train and St Andrew Square bus stations are close by. Families and groups are welcome. Baby cot and high chair available on request. Rate includes a full Scottish breakfast. Continental breakfast available. Catering for special dietary needs on request.

About the location (City Centre, Edinburgh)

Nestling in the shadow of picturesque Calton Hill and a few minutes walk from the Playhouse Theatre, the hotel is truly centrally located. There is a wide variety of restaurants nearby offering many choices in dining.

Just a short walk from the hotel is the world famous Princes Street with its magnificent views of the Castle which overlooks the city. Here you will find internationally renowned shops offering the very best of fine cashmeres, Edinburgh Crystal and gifts to suit all tastes.

Edinburgh has all that the visitor could wish for. With many fine art galleries, museums and theatres, a cultural presence is never far away. History is reflected in the Royal Mile, the Palace of Holyrood House and the Castle, all contrasting with the elegant terraces of the 'new town'.

(Map and information about the location)


Most of the hotel's rooms provide wonderful views over Royal Terrace gardens and out to the Firth of Forth, or the tranquility of our own private gardens to the rear.


  • Colour television
  • Hair dryer
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • En-suite rooms
  • Internet access
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
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