The Scholar

The Scholar


18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

ExcellentBased on 2,465 reviews


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Reviews for The Scholar

ExcellentBased on 2,465 reviews
Rating Summary
  • Cleanliness9.3
  • Comfort9.3
  • Location8.5
  • Services8.8
  • Staff9.4
  • Value for money8.7
Who stays here?
  • Families 
  • Couples most popular!
  • Groups of friends 
  • Solo travelers 
  • Business travellers 

About The Scholar

The Scholar is set in Edinburgh and is close to nearby landmarks, including The Queen's Hall. It is located just a short stroll from a number of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.


Good to know

Distance to city centre

1.3 mi

Location rating


Nearest airport

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Distance to airport

7.8 mi







Free Wi-Fi


Policies vary by room type and provider.

Contact number

+44 131 651 2007

Amenities at The Scholar

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi


  • ATM on-site
  • Electric kettle
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • EV charging station
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lift
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Accessible by lift
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • No smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laptop safe
  • Body soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Telephone
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Carpeted
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Safe
  • Dustbins
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Free parking
  • Conditioner
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Desk
  • Private bathroom
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Storage available
  • Private parking


  • Golf


  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Contactless check-in/check-out

Photos of The Scholar

Where is The Scholar

Most popular landmarks

Edinburgh Castle1.2 mi
Princes Street Gardens1.3 mi

Getting around

Edinburgh Grassmarket Square1.1 mi
Edinburgh Waverley1.1 mi
Edinburgh Princes Street1.3 mi
Edinburgh Bus Station1.3 mi
Edinburgh York Place1.3 mi
Edinburgh West End1.7 mi

FAQs when booking at The Scholar

  • Is pricing at The Scholar comparable to 3 star hotels in Edinburgh?

    In Edinburgh, the average nightly rate for 3 stars hotels is 281.692. The expected nightly rate for The Scholar is around £139; a price that is 40% cheaper than the city average. HotelsCombined considers The Scholar to be a good deal if you’re looking to stay at a 3 stars hotel in Edinburgh.

  • How close is The Scholar to the nearest airport, Edinburgh Turnhouse?

    The distance between the closest airport, Edinburgh Turnhouse, and The Scholar is 7.8 mi and the expected drive time is about 15min. Your drive time between the two can vary based on the time of day and traffic trends of the area.

  • What is the best way for guests to get from Edinburgh Turnhouse to The Scholar?

    Getting from Edinburgh Turnhouse to The Scholar can be as easy as hiring a car at the airport’s car hire desk for, on average, £234/day in Edinburgh. Luckily, The Scholar has parking on site for guests who choose this method of transportation. Rideshare apps and taxis remain a very common solution for The Scholar guests. This is often the most cost-effective method of transportation when visiting Edinburgh.

  • What is the The Scholar phone number?

    For questions regarding your hotel or your stay, call +44 131 651 2007.

  • Does The Scholar have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, The Scholar has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What is the check-out time at The Scholar?

    The standard check-out time at The Scholar is 11:00. Guests can usually check-in from 14:00. Special arrangements may be available if discussed with the front desk.

  • How much does it cost to stay at The Scholar, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom?

    Prices at The Scholar will vary depending on when you plan to stay and what room type you require. The average nightly room price recently has been £139, though some users have found rates as low as £85. To see prices for your dates, enter them in the form above.

  • Is there a restaurant at The Scholar?

    There is a restaurant located in The Scholar. Please contact them for kitchen hours. If you’re more interested in drinking than eating, there’s a bar on-site too.

  • Does The Scholar have a laundry service?

    There’s a laundry service at The Scholar that can be used by guests. Guests can also use ironing facilities.

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