Richmond House Hotel

Richmond House Hotel is a 2 star budget hotel offering comfortable accommodation & a great location close by to the many attractions in Edinburgh.


20 Leopold Place
Tel: +44 (0)131 556 3556

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The hotel offers competitive rates and a very convenient location making it popular among visitors for sort breaks, getaways and the famous Christmas and New Year festivities in the City of Edinburgh. The hotel is housed in an elegant Georgian building that offers plenty of character and charm.

The hotel offers an interesting alternative to staying in the large hotel chains, for those that prefer to stay somewhere a bit smaller, intimate with a home stay feel, the hotel is a good option. The hotel prides itself on good service and value and guests can expect a warm welcome.


There are a total of 12 guest bedrooms offering en-suite facilities. Guests can choose from single, twin, double, family and quad rooms.

The guest bedrooms offer no frills, budget 2 star accommodation. Room facilities include television, telephone, radio, alarm clock, hairdryer, iron and ironing amenities, work desks and tea and coffee making facilities.

The hotel’s rooms are all non-smoking in accordance with hotel policy. Room service is available (chargeable).

Each morning guests can enjoy a Continental breakfast with a choice of breads, preserves, cereals, fruits and hot and cold drinks.

The hotel does offer a range of light snacks and refreshments throughout the day. The hotel offers a bed and breakfast service, for other options for lunch and dinner there are a range of choices in Edinburgh city centre.

There are a wide range of eateries, bars, pubs, cafes and restaurants catering for all tastes and budgets. There are a range of cuisines available including local Scottish, European, Chinese, Indian, Thai and International.

There is free Wi-Fi internet access available at the hotel. There are on street car parking facilities available, the closest NCP car park is located at Greenside Place where the approx cost is £20 per day.

Local Attractions

The hotel is located opposite Calton Hill that offers some inspiring views across Edinburgh. The Edinburgh Playhouse theatre and Omni Centre with a range of restaurants, bars and theatres are located a short walk way. Tourist attractions such as Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyrood, Princes Street and the Royal Mile are all located close by.

The hotel is located in Edinburgh city centre where visitors will find the famous attractions of the city and a wide range of shopping facilities, art galleries, bars, restaurants and entertainment venues. The hotel provides a convenient place from which to explore Edinburgh & Lothians Attractions and places of interest. The A8 offers access to Edinburgh Airport located approx 9 miles away by road.


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Transport Links

The Richmond House Hotel is located a short walk from the main Edinburgh Waverley train station and Edinburgh Bus Station. There is a bus stop located just outside the hotel where visitors can find frequent services to areas across Edinburgh. The hotel is conveniently located to provide visitors with good access to public transport.

Closest Train Stations:

Waverley: 0.5 Miles

Haymarket: 1.7 Miles

Slateford: 3.2 Miles

Closest Airports:

Edinburgh Airport: 9 Miles

Glasgow Airport: 58 Miles

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