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WiFi Throughout

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No Smoking

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Computer for
Guests use

The Terrace Hotel is a fourteen bedroom family run guest house near Edinburgh city centre, 10 minutes walk from Princes Street and only 15 minutes walk from Edinburgh Castle.

The Hotel has been established for over 70 years, a mid terrace Georgian 'A' listed building designed by William Playfair circa 1820. Royal Terrace, which adjoins Regent and Calton Terraces, forms the longest continuous building of Georgian architecture in Edinburgh. The Hotel is within walking distance of many of Edinburgh's tourist attractions such as Holyrood Palace, Dynamic Earth and of course - Edinburgh Castle. The hotel is also just a ten minute walk from the St James centre, with the John Lewis department store. Also nearby is the Meadowbank sports centre, Ocean Terminal shopping centre and Waverley Station.The Playhouse Theatre is just a five minute walk away.

Booking and availability


All bookings are now made via Booking.com - please follow the link to our booking page and place your booking there.

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Guest Lounge

Please be sure to take advantage of our well-equipped and spacious guest lounge during your stay. Situated next door to the dining room, you can make use of the piano, or simply relax with a book and enjoy the comfortable surroundings.

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Relaxing Stay

Perfectly situated, whether you want a tranquil break or to hit the city nightspots. Within easy reach of the city centre, yet well enough tucked away in a quiet part of town to ensure a restful stay. Eateries to suit all tastes are nearby and the surrounding areas offer plenty of green space and stunning views.

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Weekend Away?

The Terrace Hotel offers an ideal base, at an affordable price, from which to explore Edinburgh's countless attractions. Whether sightseeing or taking in a show, staying during festival season or for the Hogmanay celebrations, our knowledgeable and helpful team will ensure your stay is special.

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Period Detail

A Georgian-period townhouse, tastefully decorated throughout and with individually furnished rooms. Original features include high ceilings, cornices and the original fireplaces still feature in many of the rooms. Look out for the beautiful cupola as you transcend the stairway.