The Scholar - Meeting Edinburgh
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The Scholar

The Scholar is a newly refurbished hotel located in the beautiful grounds of the Pollock Estate, just a few minutes’ walk from Arthurs Seat, Holyrood Park and the Meadows and within walking distance of all of the City’s world famous landmarks.  The local Southside neighbourhood buzzes with small restaurants, bars and an eclectic mix of independent shops. 

All bedrooms are luxurious and feature large beds, Elite mattresses and quality linen to ensure the best possible night’s sleep. All rooms also include a TV with a whole host of channels, award winning Novus tea and cafetiere coffee and a desk with ample work space. Our large bathrooms include rainfall showers, Arran Aromatics toiletries and fluffy towels.

The hotel’s contemporary restaurant, bar and garden dining area proudly serve the highest quality breakfast, lunch and dinner, focussing on using locally sourced Scottish ingredients, allowing you to sample Edinburgh’s excellent food and drink scene without needing to leave the hotel. We also offer free Wifi throughout the hotel and free onsite parking including a large number of electric car charging points. 

Our friendly staff go above and beyond to make this the perfect place for to stay all types of travellers.


Sarah Jane Smith
The University of Edinburgh Hospitality & Events Collection, 18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH16 5AY
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