Historic Hotels in Edinburgh & Fife

Browse our selection of country house hotels in cosmopolitan Edinburgh and the beautiful Kingdom of Fife.

Featured Accommodation

Dalhousie Castle Hotel

Bonnyrigg, Edinburgh, EH19 3JB.

This fascinating 13th century castle is set in wooded parkland on the banks of the River Esk, just 7 miles from Edinburgh city centre and 5 miles from Rosslyn Chapel. Relax in the fabulous Aqueous Spa before dining in our vaulted dungeon. AA 2 Rosettes.

  • 13th Century

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Rufflets Country House

Rufflets Country House, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9TX.

This turreted mansion house, set in 10 acres of award-winning gardens one mile west of St Andrews, has been in the same family ownership since 1952. The fine dining Terrace Restaurant has 2 AA Rosettes.

  • 20th Century

The Howard

The Howard, 32-36 Great King Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 6QH.

One of Trip Advisor’s ‘top 25 city hotels in the world’, the service offered by this 5-star hotel is second to none, with a dedicated butler for every guest. A stunning sanctuary in the heart of the city, boasting luxury accommodation and fantastic food.

  • 18th Century

Le Monde

Le Monde, 16 George Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH2 2PF.

An award-winning boutique hotel in the heart of Edinburgh, this classically contemporary hotel provides high standards in decor, service and accommodation in luxury themed rooms. Set on exclusive George Street, just a short stroll from Edinburgh Castle.

  • 18th Century

Macdonald Rusacks Hotel

Macdonald Rusacks Hotel, St. Andrews, Fife, KY16 9JQ.

Macdonald Rusacks Hotel has been voted one of the Top Golfing Hotels in the world. Set in a stunning location, and with the hotel’s restaurant boasting panoramic views over the 18th hole of the Old Course, Rusacks Hotel is perfect for a golf break.

  • 19th Century

The Bonham

The Bonham, 35 Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 7RN.

The Bonham is often referred to as the coolest hotel in Edinburgh! There is also a wonderful contemporary restaurant serving fine European cuisine. Be sure to check the photos to see the stylish bedrooms.

  • 19th Century

Channings Hotel

Channings, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH4 1EZ.

Hidden down the tree-lined crescent of South Learmonth Gardens, yet within easy reach of Edinburgh city centre, lies this lovely 4 star hotel. Some rooms feature a Jacuzzi and one room boasts a four poster bed. Try the hotel’s award winning restaurant.

  • 19th Century

Keavil House Hotel

Keavil House Hotel, Crossford, Fife, Scotland, KY12 8NN.

Best Western Keavil House Hotel is located in the quiet village of Crossford, 2 miles west of Scotland’s historical capital of Dunfermline. The hotel itself dates back to the 1700’s and has over 10 acres of beautiful gardens to explore.

  • 18th Century

Norton House Hotel & Spa

Norton House & Spa, Ingliston, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH28 8LX.

Norton House and Spa was originally built in 1840 and is now a fully refurbished luxurious hotel and a traditional country retreat. Ideally situated for exploring the beautiful of Edinburgh which is only 20 minutes away by car.

  • 19th Century

Macdonald Inchyra Hotel & Spa

Macdonald Inchyra Hotel, Polmont , Falkirk, Stirlingshire, FK2 0YB .

This traditional Scottish manor house is now a four star hotel. Easily accessed from the M9 motorway, it is perfect for short breaks with its new restaurant, spa facilities, swimming pool and tastefully decorated rooms.

  • 18th Century

Witchery by the Castle

Witchery by the Castle, 352 Castlehill, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH1 2NF.

A magnificent 5 star hotel which can be found in a truly memorable setting – at the gates of Edinburgh Castle. The sumptuous suites play second fiddle only to the fantastic Witchery dining room, a celebrity haunt and gastronomic delight.

  • 16th Century