Room type

Standard Twin Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Standard Double Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Premium Double Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Family Room

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)


Get an overview of this hotel4-star Edinburgh hotel in Old Town, walk to St. Giles' Cathedral


Located in Old Town, this spa hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Brass Rubbing Centre, St. Giles' Cathedral, and Real Mary King's Close. Greyfriars Kirk and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre are also within 10 minutes.

Hotel Features

Along with a full-service spa, this smoke-free hotel has a restaurant and an indoor pool. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge, and a spa tub are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 189 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. 24-hour room service, room service, and in-room massages are among the other amenities available to guests.

Renovations & Closures

This property is undergoing renovations from 04 October 2015 to 31 December 2016 (completion date subject to change).
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, The Carlton Hotel features an indoor pool and a health club. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This 4-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms. 15 meeting rooms are available. This business-friendly hotel also offers a spa tub, a sauna, and a steam room.

The Carlton Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 189 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Number of floors - 10 
  • Restaurant 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Health club 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business center 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 10 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 15 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Room service 
  • In-room safe 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

English breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

The Carlton Hotel has a restaurant on site.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club, a sauna, and a steam room.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Ski lessons available nearby 
  • Snow tubing nearby 
  • Aerobics on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Racquetball/squash on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

Beauty Rooms at Carlton has 9 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Number of treatment rooms 9 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at Midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed


Hotel Name

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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