The Dunstane Houses

4 W Coates, Edinburgh, Scotland
Coates

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  • Public Spaces19
  • Service19
  • Overall19
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Hotel Description

Just ten minutes to the west of Edinburgh’s city center is a hotel that’s hardly a hotel at all. The Dunstane Houses are a pair of Victorian-era neoclassical houses, one across the street from the other, divided into a total of 35 rooms. We’ve seen smaller, to be sure, but it’s rare that a city hotel room so perfectly captures the atmosphere of a bedroom in a classic country house. The proprietors are from Orkney, and they’ve brought as much of the charm of the Northern Isles with them as they could — the only thing missing is an ocean view.

While the houses are certainly well-preserved, the hoteliers haven’t been fussy about the interiors. A thorough renovation has left the Dunstane Houses looking as stylish as anything in Europe, in their own decidedly Scottish way. The look is contemporary-luxe rather than strictly period-correct, and that’s all to the good — and the comforts are first-rate, from handmade Vispring beds and Noble Isle bath products to smart TVs and Nespresso machines. Book a “luxury wee double” if all you need is a plush-but-cozy place to hang your hat, or upgrade to a suite if you’d like a freestanding roll-top tub in your capacious bedroom.

A hotel on this scale could get by with little more than an honesty bar, but the Ba’Bar is a proper all-day lounge, with a voluminous whisky cabinet and a long list of artisan gins, as well as a kitchen serving modern Scottish cuisine, from Orkney scallops to Cullen Skink.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 35 Rooms
  • Style: Contemporary Classic
  • Atmosphere: Quiet

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • Bar
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Honesty Bar
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • No pets allowed
  • Off street parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Wake-up service

Need to Know

No pets allowed.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Japan Credit Bureau, China UnionPay

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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  • Cosy Wee Single

    • Fits 1 person
    • 1 Double/Full Bed
    • 107 ft²/10 m².
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    This room includes:

    • carpeted floor
    • central heating
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • Perfect retreat for solo travellers located in either house
    • stand up shower
    • working desk
  • Cosy Wee Double at Dunstane House

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 Double/Full Bed
    • 129 ft²/12 m².
    Amenities

    Views: no view.

    This room includes:

    • carpeted floor
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • Noble Isle bath amenities
    • phones
    • Snug Dunstane House rooms with double bed and ensuite shower
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Cosy Wee at Hampton House

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 150 ft²/14 m².
    Amenities

    Views: no view.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub/shower combo
    • carpeted floor
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • hairdryer
    • Hideaway cosy room with a double bed in Hampton House
    • working desk
  • Luxury King/Twin in either House

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed or 2 Single Beds
    • 269 ft²/25 m².
    Amenities

    Views: no view.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub/shower combo
    • carpeted floor
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • crib (on request)
    • espresso machine
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • heated floor
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minibar
    • Noble Isle bath amenities
    • phones
    • sofa
    • Spacious hideaways - king-size bed located in either House
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • Orkney Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 344 ft²/32 m².
    Amenities

    Views: garden.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • carpeted floor
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • crib (on request)
    • espresso machine
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • heated floor
    • minibar
    • Noble Isle bath amenities
    • phones
    • rain shower
    • safe
    • sofa
    • Spacious luxury suites for an unforgettable night away
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • The Dunstane Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 365 ft²/34 m².
    Amenities

    Views: partial mountain or garden.

    This room includes:

    • An elegant suite with a roll-top copper bath and king bed
    • arm chair
    • bathtub
    • carpeted floor
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • crib (on request)
    • espresso machine
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • heated floor
    • iron
    • laptop safe
    • minibar
    • Noble Isle bath amenities
    • phones
    • rain shower
    • sofa
    • turndown service
    • wake up service
    • working desk
  • The Hampton Suite

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed or 2 Single Beds
    • 409 ft²/38 m².
    Amenities

    Views: no view.

    This room includes:

    • A generous two-room suite full of perks in Hampton House
    • bathtub
    • carpeted floor
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • espresso machine
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • minibar
    • Noble Isle bath amenities
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • sofa
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • working desk
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • Bar
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Honesty Bar
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • No pets allowed
  • Off street parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Wake-up service

Need to Know

No pets allowed.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Japan Credit Bureau, China UnionPay

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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