Braid Hills Hotel

134 Braid Road, Edinburgh

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Braid Hills Hotel in Edinburgh is an an opulent Victorian building complete with turrets, stained glass windows and ornate ceiling cornicing.

Situated on an elevated vantage point overlooking Edinburgh, Braid Hills Hotel has breathtaking views of the Scottish capital to the Pentlands, the Firth of Forth and the Fife hills beyond.

There are beautiful gardens around the hotel and it is a five minute walk to Braidburn Valley Park which has 11 hectares of parkland and views of the Pentland Hills.

Just 2.5 miles from the city centre, Braid Hills Hotel is an Edinburgh accommodation conveniently located for all the main attractions of the city while enjoying a peaceful spot away from the hustle and bustle.


Braid Hills Hotel has 71 unique and individually designed bedrooms, with deluxe and premium rooms boasting incredible views over Edinburgh.

There are a number of rooms available to choose, from the “Wee Classic” to the “Signature Castle View.”

All rooms in Braid Hills Hotel have an en suite bathroom, free WiFi, a flat screen television, a telephone, a work desk, tea and coffee making facilities, an iron and ironing board, and a hairdryer.


There are several dining options available at Braid Hills Hotel,
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.

All key ingredients used in the dishes at 1886 Restaurant are sourced from reputable local suppliers, showcasing the best Scottish produce.

The menu offers a huge range of dishes like North Sea landed haddock goujons and chips with tartare sauce and vegetarian moussaka with crisp fried potatoes and grilled halloumi.

There’s also grill section on the menu with a selection of steak and meat dishes cooked on the grill.

The hotel’s Edinburgh Bar & Lounge (where Miss Brodie sat) serves a bar menu of dishes like Buckstone Borders beef burger with chips and pork, apple and black pudding artisan sausages served with mash and gravy, as well as light bites, sharing boards, and an extensive selection of wines, beers and malt whiskies.

An afternoon tea packed with sandwiches, scones with cream and jam, and treats like mini macaroons, chocolate dipped profiteroles, and Victoria sponge slice served with a pot of piping hot tea or coffee, is also served in the Edinburgh Bar & Lounge.

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Braid Hills Hotel plays an important part in the capital’s culture and history.

The Edinburgh hotel was immortalised in classic Scottish novel The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie in the passage “In that year after the war when Sandy sat with Miss Brodie in the window of the Braid Hills Hotel, and brought her eyes back from the hills to show she was listening, Miss Brodie said: “I renounced Teddy Lloyd. But I decided to enter into a love affair, it was the only cure.”

With a stay at Braid Hills Hotel, you can sit in the spot Edinburgh history was made and experience those views for yourself.

Such a fine combination of history, setting and hospitality makes Braid Hills Hotels one of the best places to stay in Edinburgh.



134 Braid Road



EH10 6JD


General Policies

Cancellation Policy

48 hour cancellation policy. Cancellations outwith this period are non refundable.

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