Reasons to choose The Scholar

The Scholar is a recently refurbished hotel set in the lovely grounds of the Pollock Estate, just a short walk from Arthurs Seat, Holyrood Park, and the Meadows, as well as all of Edinburgh’s world-famous sites.
Small restaurants, pubs, and an eclectic mix of individual retailers abound in the local Southside neighbourhood.

All of the bedrooms are lavish, with spacious beds, Elite mattresses, and high-quality linens to offer the best night’s sleep imaginable.
All rooms have a TV with a variety of channels, award-winning Novus tea and cafetiere coffee, and a work desk with plenty of space.
Rainfall showers, Arran Aromatics products, and fluffy towels are available in our spacious bathrooms.

The hotel’s modern restaurant, bar, and garden dining area proudly serve the highest quality breakfast, lunch, and supper, focusing on locally produced Scottish ingredients, allowing you to taste Edinburgh’s excellent food and drink scene without ever leaving the hotel.
In addition, we provide free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and free onsite parking, which includes a huge number of electric car charging stations.

Our welcoming team goes above and beyond to make this the ideal destination for all types of travellers to stay.

Travel Tips near The Scholar

  • Edinburgh

    With the city’s skyline, cobbled streets and colourful characters as your backdrop, your favourite memories happened right here. Are you ready for more? There’s so many ways to embrace the city, explore, have fun on your doorstep and write new stories to revisit in years to come.

    Resident or tourist, Forever Edinburgh is here to help you see Edinburgh in unexpected and exciting ways. Edinburgh’s small and cobblestoned passages, known as shuts in Scots, have a unique appeal.

    The city is also known for its dark nooks, where horrible occurrences have occurred, majestic buildings and gardens, innumerable fascinating museums that are free to visit, and, most importantly, the city’s friendly and open residents. All of the aforementioned factors combine to make this city a favourite among visitors.

    Tourists can also tour a whisky distillery and learn how Scotland’s national drink is manufactured at the Scotch Whisky Experience, or visit the People’s Story Museum to learn about life in Scotland during the Middle Ages, or the Surgeon’s Hall Museums to learn about the progress of medicine.

  • Scotland

    Explore Scotland’s destinations – a selection of our cities and towns, browse our regions, or start planning your trip with our handy Scotland travel map.

    Check out the map of Edinburgh city centre to see if you can find the iconic Edinburgh Castle, or the map of Glasgow city centre to see where some of Scotland’s most artistic and creative structures are located.

    Alternatively, head north, where the map of Dundee city centre will show you all the local treasures to discover on your thrilling journey.

    The summer months of June, July, and August are considered high season and can be the ideal time to visit, while July and early August are also the busiest months due to local school holidays.

    While the natives hail a single day of dazzling sunshine as “wonderful,” the weather at this time of year is at best unpredictable; yet, the days are generally mild or warm, and most significantly, lengthy.

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