The Royal Scots Club

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The charm of a country house hotel
with a cosy club atmosphere

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The Royal Scots Club

Accommodation, Events & Dining in Edinburgh

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Luxury experience Like no Other

Welcome to The Royal Scots Club

The Royal Scots Club is a welcoming private members’ club in the heart of one of the world’s greatest cities, Edinburgh. Situated within one of the capital’s finest Georgian streets, the Royal Scots Club offers that rare combination; the charm of a country house hotel with a cosy club atmosphere. More personal than a hotel, The Club is a perfect home from home to relish the culture and character of Scotland’s capital city.

The Royal Scots Club is open to both members and non-members alike, offering first rate services such as:

Why Not Become a Member of the Royal Scots? We can't wait to see you!

While the Royal Scots Club still proudly maintains its ties with the armed forces, a service connection isn’t needed to become  a member. There is no typical Royal Scots Club Member: we welcome applications for membership from all ladies and  gentlemen over the age of eighteen, and from corporate bodies  as well as individuals.

  • Exclusive discounts on luxury accommodation
  • Exclusive use of our lounge, library and snooker room
  • A social calendar of events for all tastes
  • Benefits for corporate members

Your Dream Wedding Is Just A Click Away

We had our wedding at the Royal Scots Club on Sat 5th September and it was absolutely amazing, the whole wedding was held here and it was a great choice.
The Wedding of Sarah & Colin September 2014

  • The Princess Royal Suite
  • The Hepburn Suite
  • The Douglas Room
  • The Members’ Library

Conference and Meeting rooms that will turn heads

Our Conference Venues offer a unique blend of traditional and new. Whether you are looking for a quiet and inspiring meeting room or a large and contemporary Conference Venue, you will find exactly what you require at The Royal Scots Club.

  • The Hepburn Syndicate Room
  • The Ellesmere Room
  • The Douglas Room
  • The Dumbarton Room
    The Hepburn Suite
  • The Princess Royal Suite

Traditional luxury experience like no other

The Royal Scots Club’s incredible style is only surpassed by its appeal as not only a perfect spot for a weekend retreat or business stop, but as a delightful conference venue or even a spectacular wedding reception venue, thanks to its gifted and friendly staff.

  • UNESCO World Heritage site location
  • 25 Individually Designed Luxury En-Suite Rooms
  • Scenic Views Across Edinburgh from some rooms
  • High Quality Room Facilities

Exquisite dining experience for members and guests

Our elegant restaurant will ensure that you have the most delightful dining experience possible. Our attention to detail, both in our presentation and our service, are what makes dining at the Royal Scots Club such a special occasion.

  • Royal Scots Club Restaurant
  • Private Dining at The Royal Scots Club
  • Christmas Party Venue

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