5 of the Best Spa Hotels in Edinburgh

Fabulous Spa Hotels Edinburgh – Edinburgh is so beautiful and rich in culture so what better place to choose for a relaxing spa and wellness retreat than a spa hotel in Edinburgh!

Have a look at our list of suggestions for luxury Edinburgh spa break.


Gleneagles Townhouse

39 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, EH2 2AD

You can enjoy the very best of luxury service and facilities at Gleneagles Townhouse. 

“Set in Edinburgh and with Edinburgh Waverley station reachable within 400 metres, Gleneagles Townhouse offers concierge services, non-smoking rooms, a fitness centre, free WiFi and a bar. This 5-star hotel offers room service and a 24-hour front desk. The property is less than 1 km from Royal Mile, and within 500 m of the city centre.

A à la carte breakfast is available every morning at the hotel. At Gleneagles Townhouse you will find a restaurant serving British and Scottish cuisine. Vegetarian, vegan and dairy-free options can also be requested.

The accommodation offers 5-star accommodation with a sauna.

Popular points of interest near Gleneagles Townhouse include Edinburgh Playhouse, Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and National Museum of Scotland. The nearest airport is Edinburgh, 9 km from the hotel, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.”

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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

23-27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3BH

The Apex Waterloo Place Hotel enjoys a great location and a luxury spa.

“Just around the corner from Calton Hill, the 4-star Apex Waterloo Place hotel epitomises luxury living in the heart of Edinburgh. With a stylish spa, swimming pool, restaurant, sumptuous rooms, and elegant suites, all with free WiFi, an Apex adventure awaits.

Find yourself relaxing in your room a bed, flat screen TV and spacious en suite with a bath, walk-in shower, and Antipodes organic toiletries to help you stay green whilst you stay clean. The mini fridge and air conditioning will keep things fresh and some rooms have a Nespresso Coffee machine so you can make yourself at home. Cots and highchairs are available on request.

Book in for a relaxing spa treatment and unwind in the fitness and wellness facilities including a swimming pool with poolside seating, sauna, and steam room. If you’d rather sweat it out another way, head to the fitness suite – great for working up an appetite…

Serving traditional Scottish cuisine, take delight in every bite at the award-winning Elliot’s restaurant. With elegant Georgian features and a grand fireplace, the bright bar offers a range of fine wines and quality spirits.

Situated in Edinburgh’s Old Town, just off Princes Street, the hotel is 503 m from the historical Royal Mile. Plus, it’s just a 5minute walk to Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station and 15 minutes on foot from Edinburgh Castle.”

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Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian

Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH1 2AB

At the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh every tiny detail has been considered to ensure your stay is exceptional in every way.

“Situated just a 1-minute walk from Princes Street, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian luxury hotel has a modern leisure club and unobstructed views of Edinburgh Castle. George Street’s bars, restaurants and shops are less than a 5-minute walk away. There is free WiFi available throughout.

Originally built in 1903 as part of Edinburgh’s central railway station, rooms at the luxury hotel each have a flat-screen TV, a luxurious bathroom with designer toiletries, and fluffy bathrobes, as well as unobstructed views of Edinburgh Castle. Guests can enjoy access to the Waldorf Astoria Spa, including an array of luxurious treatments, as well as a steam room, sauna, whirl pool, swimming pool and gym.

Peacock Alley now offers afternoon tea, while The Caley Bar provides bar food, drinks and tastings for guests and the general public. There is also an award-winning restaurant, Grazing by Mark Greenaway

Edinburgh Castle and UNESCO heritage site, and Edinburgh Old Town can be reached within a 20-minute walk. The hotel is located just a 10-minute walk from Edinburgh Military Tattoo, and Edinburgh International Conference Centre.”

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Kimpton – Charlotte Square, an IHG Hotel

38 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4HQ

At the Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel you have everything you need for a relaxing stay.

“Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel is situated in Edinburgh, just metres from Princes Street and George Street.

The rooms offer a flat-screen Smart TV, 300 thread count bed linen, a complimentary treat box and a fridge with complimentary fresh milk and mineral water. The en suite bathrooms have a selection of complimentary toiletries.

Breakfast is served in The Garden, an indoor courtyard, which serves food and drink throughout the day, including salads, hot dishes, cakes, spritzers and Scottish cocktails in the evening. Another dining option is BABA, a mezze and charcoal grill restaurant and cocktail bar. It offers Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine.

Guests have complimentary access to the leisure facilities including the gym, swimming pool, and spa. The spa offers a full range of treatments including facials and massages at an additional cost.”

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Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa

1 Festival Square, Edinburgh, EH3 9SR

The Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa boasts superb views of Edinburgh Castle.

“Overlooking Edinburgh Castle, the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa is located in the financial district, next to the West End business and entertainment area and a five-minute walk from Princes Street, 500 m from Edinburgh Castle.

The luxurious, elegant rooms provide free wireless Internet access, 24-hour room service, interactive satellite flat-screen TV, small sitting areas, and bathrooms with a separate bath and walk-in shower. The large air-conditioned rooms have beautiful furnishings and mood lighting.

At One Spa, guests can enjoy complimentary use of the 19 m swimming pool, gym and fitness studios, and can include in a variety of beauty and spa treatments during their stay (must be booked prior to arrival). The unique and recently renovated Thermal Suite and rooftop Hydropool experiences, known as Escape at One, can be enjoyed at a preferential rate. These should be booked in advance prior arrival at the hotel, together with the Thermal Suite and Rooftop Hydro Pool, which are charged separately.”

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