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Braid Hills Hotel, Edinburgh

134 Braid Road, Edinburgh, EH106JD, UK
Braid Hills Hotel, Edinburgh Braid Hills Hotel, Edinburgh 0131 447 8888 134 Braid Road Edinburgh
80 out of 100% 113 votes
1st Class
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  • Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
  • Golf in Local Area
  • Public Transport Nearby

Braid Hills Hotel has beautiful views over Edinburgh city and castle, & has the benefit of free private parking.

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Rooms & Facilities
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
  • Golf in Local Area
  • Public Transport Nearby

Number of Bedrooms: 71

Parking Spaces: 40

Steps into Hotel: 2

Check In Time: 3pm

Check Out Time: 11am

Braid Hills Hotel in Edinburgh is magnificently situated on its own grounds, built in 1886 this Victorian building is only a couple of miles from Edinburgh city centre making the location ideal for Edinburgh city breaks. There is a regular bus service from outside the hotel to Princes Street, in the centre of Edinburgh, which takes approximately 20 minutes.

The Braid Hills Hotel itself is in a unique location because it sits on a knoll. On one side you have open views of the beautiful Braidburn Valley Park with views of the Pentland Hills and on the other side sweeping views across the city.

Each of the 71 bedrooms at the Braid Hills Hotel is unique and individually designed, bright and traditionally furnished. Character and features are proudly displayed throughout this Victorian building, from our distinctive corner towers, amazing stained glass windows and original ornate ceiling cornice. The majority of rooms command wonderful views over Edinburgh, and Deluxe and Signature Rooms boast the best views the hotel has to offer.

The 1886 Restaurant is a spacious, conservatory-style dining room with dark wood tables and comfortable leather chairs. The Restaurant is flooded with natural daylight and enjoys panoramic views across Braidburn Valley Park, Edinburgh City and the Firth of Forth beyond. Please scroll down to view the 1886 Menu. The hotel bar and lounge are a comfortable area next to the restaurant.

The Braid Hills Hotel in Edinburgh offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year.



tick TV
tick Tea/Coffee
tick Iron/Board
tick Internet (Rooms)
tick Toiletries
tick Hairdryer
tick Telephone
tick Room Service
tick Cots Supplied
tick Wifi
tick Family Room for 3

All 71 bedrooms were refurbished in 2015. All of the rooms include a Private Bathroom, Flat screen TV, Work desk, Hairdryer, Tea and Coffee making facilities and Free Wi-Fi.

Many rooms also offer spectacular city views.

Compact room with single bed and en-suite bathroom.

Traditionally furnished with double bed.

Traditionally furnished with 2 single beds

Spacious rooms with King Sized beds and the best views over Edinburgh and beyond to the Pentlands, Firth of Forth and the Fife hills.

Spacious rooms including a Four Poster Bedroom, and two turret bedrooms offering stunning 360 views of the city.

Spacious Rooms with 1 Double Bed along with 1 Single bed or a Double Sofa Bed. Ideal for a family of up to 3 or 4 adults. We offer some Family bedrooms with mini refrigerators for baby bottles or children's food. Many of these rooms offer wonderful city views and are ideal for couples looking for something more spacious.

Bar & Restaurant

tick TV
tick Outdoor Dining Terrace

At the Braid Hills Hotel 1886 Restaurant dining is a special pleasure. The restaurant is open and bright with panoramic views surrounding the area.
Seasonality is the driving force within the restaurant menu, changing regularly to reflect this. The 1886 Restaurant focuses on fresh, seasonal produce cooked with simplicity, focused on flavour and features a number of tasty Scottish dishes. Vegetarian and vegan menus are also available. Special diets can be catered for.

The Braid Hills Hotel lounge area and bar are open all day. You can relax with teas and coffee, or choose from a selection of wines, spirits and beers.

Lunch/dinner is served from 2 pm - 8 pm
Breakfast is served from 7am - 10 am

Sample Dinner Menu

Location & Directions

Directions to Braid Hills Hotel, Edinburgh

From the city by-pass, take A702 at Lothianburn junction to the city centre. Take the right fork at the second set of traffic lights (pedestrian crossing), and follow for about half a mile. The Best Western Braid Hills hotel is on the left.

Edinburgh Airport: 8 miles
Edinburgh Waverly Station: 3 miles
Edinburgh St Andrews Square Bus Station: 3 miles
The Best Western Braid Hills hotel is situated on the 11 and 15 bus routes from Edinburgh City Centre

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

***Please note the hotel does not have a lift/elevator and there are stairs to guests' bedrooms***

Guests on a Dinner, Bed & Breakfast rate will receive a £20.00 per person food allowance in our restaurant.




Things to See and Do
tick Whisky Tasting
tick Golf in Local Area

Edinburgh has its own "City Pass" which allows entry to numerous visitor attractions and includes transport and other benefits for a fixed cost. Please ask the Braid Hills Hotel for details.

There are numerous attractions and activities in Edinburgh, Here are a few to have a look at

Canny Man's Located in the genteel suburb of Morningside, Canny Man's is worth the journey out of town. A quaint pub with bric-a-brac covering every available surface, it serves hundreds of varieties of Danish open sandwiches made with top-quality ingredients such as topside beef and lobster.

Filmhouse The Filmhouse on Lothian Rd is an Edinburgh institution. Along with blockbusters, the cinema programmes arthouse film, mini film festivals and the summer International Film Festival. There's also a good selection of DVDs for sale here

Edinburgh Farmer's Market  Edinburgh Farmers' Market (Saturdays only) offers organic and locally produced delights every Saturday. From Wild Boar burgers to Black Isle Ale the market has a great variety and if it's a dreich (dismal) day Stoats' whisky porridge will keep you toasty.

National Museum of Scotland The award-winning National Museum of Scotland building in the Old Town showcases Scotland's history. The imaginative displays bring to life the light and dark sides of Scottish life. Look out for replicas of Scottish burghs and Dolly the Sheep.

For more information on things to see in and do in the area, check out our Destination Guide

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