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The Scholar
4 stars

The Scholar

18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh, EH16 5AY, United Kingdom
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
See location+44 131 651 2007

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based on 3628 reviews
3,628 reviews
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About The Scholar

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free

Set in Prestonfield, Salisbury Green Hotel & Bistro is within a 10-minute walk of The Queen's Hall. It also showcases views of Holyrood Park and provides modern rooms.

The hotel has 123 rooms and has been recently refurbished. The front desk operates around the clock and the friendly staff can recommend places to visit and provide other tourist information.

Salisbury Green Hotel & Bistro's rooms provide a telephone, plus all the necessities for a comfortable stay. They are also fitted with a shower and a hair dryer.

For guests who enjoy making the most of local dining options, there is a large variety right on the doorstep. Princes Street, St Giles Cathedral and Edinburgh Castle are also a short car trip away.

Latest deals for The Scholar

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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.
Prices are based on 1 night, not including taxes and fees

Amenities at The Scholar

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk


  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom


  • Electric kettle
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee machine


  • Family rooms
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Parking and transportation

  • EV charging station
  • Free parking
  • Private parking

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Elevator
  • No smoking


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV


  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental
  • Golf

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe


  • Garden


  • Sofa bed

Family friendly

  • Cribs available

Reviews of The Scholar

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7.4 Good
Pros:Great Breakfast, Nice and friendly personnel, room was good but a bit small if you are with two people
Cons:Shower was a bit small. WiFi registration was cumbersome and WIFI dropped out and I could not get back in for two days


18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh, EH16 5AY

What's nearby

  • Holyrood Park0.6 mi
  • Arthur's Seat0.8 mi
  • National Museum of Scotland0.8 mi
  • Scottish Parliament Building0.9 mi
  • The Royal Mile0.9 mi
  • Holyrood Palace0.9 mi
  • Greyfriar's Bobby0.9 mi
  • Museum of Childhood0.9 mi
  • Greyfriars Kirk0.9 mi
  • National Library Of Scotland1 mi
  • St Giles' Cathedral1 mi
  • Real Mary King's Close1 mi



Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

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Top tips for your stay at The Scholar

  • If you’re after a cheap room at The Scholar, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in January and March.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at The Scholar, plan to stay on a Monday or Sunday. The most expensive day is usually Saturday.
  • The cheapest price a room at The Scholar was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $326, while the most expensive was $326.
  • How long should you stay at The Scholar? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 2 days.

FAQs when booking at The Scholar

  • Where is The Scholar located?

    The Scholar is located at 18 Holyrood Park Road in Newington, 1.3 miles from the center of Edinburgh. Holyrood Park is the closest landmark to The Scholar.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at The Scholar?

    Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at The Scholar.

  • Does The Scholar offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, The Scholar offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does The Scholar offer free parking?

    Yes, The Scholar offers free parking.

  • How far is The Scholar from the airport?

    The Scholar is 7.9 miles from Edinburgh Turnhouse. The Scholar is 36.1 miles from Dundee.

  • How does KAYAK find such great The Scholar hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at The Scholar in Edinburgh and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at The Scholar and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for The Scholar.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city center

1.3 mi

Nearest Airport

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Distance to airport

7.8 mi