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Everything you need in Edinburgh.

The BEST WESTERN Braid Hills Hotel watches over the beautiful city of Edinburgh from a delightful, elevated vantage point. Just 2.5 miles from the city centre itself, youll be in the enviable position of having its many attractions nearby, without having to stay amongst the hustle and bustle. This Edinburgh hotel also has ample free parking and sits on a main bus route to the city centre.In addition to the breathtaking views of Edinburgh Castle, Arthurs Seat and the Firth of Forth, this distinctive Victorian hotel puts you within easy reach of the citys other beauty spots and attractions.

Youll be able to take in Princes Street Gardens, a number of museums and plenty of shops at the heart of Edinburgh, while the capital is a great place to explore other parts of Scotland, with its excellent road and rail links.

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134 Braid Road
EH10 6JD


Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
There is parking available nearby.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
15:00 | 11:00

Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars


Allermuir Restaurant

Spacious, light and airy with large windows and a panoramic view over Braid Valley Park and the city, dining is a special pleasure . You can choose from our varied Table D'Hote menu featuring a number of uniquely scottish dishes. Wines are carefully selected to offer both excellent vintages and more modest bottles at sensible prices.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:00 - 10:00
Lunch: 12:00 - 14:00
Dinner: 18:30 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary

Buckstone Bistro

Situated in the hotel grounds and overlooking the city , the Bistro is a well known local meeting place and offers an attractive location to enjoy a refreshment or sensibly priced pub grub.We welcome families and children of all ages are catered for.

Opening hours

Lunch: 11:00 - 21:30
Dinner: 11:00 - 21:50
Weekend times may vary
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Buckstone Bar

You can sample both local hospitality and locally sourced beers in the Buckstone Bar. We serve Deuchars IPA, which is brewed nearby, as well as Belhaven beers which are brewed in Dunbar.Enjoy your refreshments on the Patio in the warmer months.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary

Cocktail Bar

The Cocktail Bar is a warm and cosy area , adjacent to our Allermuir Restaurant - enjoy something cold and refreshing from chilled lagers to cocktails. We also serve an unparalleled selection of Glenfarclas and other malt whiskies

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


Braid Hills

Course information

Course Type: Hill Terraine
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Distance: 5858 Yards
No handicap required


0.5 miles away in Edinburgh


9 holes £11.00
18 holes £20.00
Trolley hire £3.50
Club hire £18.00

Mortonhall Golf Course

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Distance: 6278 Yards
Handicap required


0.5 miles away in Edinburgh


Practice ground golf facilities
Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities


9 holes Yes
18 holes £45.00
Trolley hire £3.00
Club hire £15.00
Buggy hire £20.00
Tuition Yes


We have an outstanding setting for your Wedding day celebrations with experienced staff to ensure your have a momorable day.


Wedding service and reception venue

A civil license ensures that you can have your ceremony within the hotel whether it be a civil or religious service.


Our large menu selector lets you mix and match your meal, with 2 options for each course. As for the evening buffet, take your pick from 4 different options!

Honeymoon Suite

After a busy big day, you'll have the chance to reflect on the celebrations from the comfort of our bridal suite, with amazing views across Edinburgh.


Registry office:
The City of Edunburgh Council
59/63 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1RN
0131 529 2600

Get in touch with our Duty Manager.

For any enquiries please call Duty Manager on 0131 4478888

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

Sat nav users: type EH10 6JD

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Nearest motorway: M8, J1, 3.00 miles
Nearest train station: Waverley/Haymarket, 3.00 miles
Nearest airport: Edinburgh, 7.00 miles
Free parking on site (40 spaces)
On site disabled parking (1 spaces)

134 Braid Road
EH10 6JD

What's nearby?


  • Murrayfield International Rugby Stadium (2 miles)

  • Heart of Midlothian FC (2 miles)

  • Hibernian FC (2 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Edinburgh Castle (2.5 miles)

  • National Galleries of Scotland (2.5 miles)

  • Royal Yacht Britannia (4 miles)

  • Museums and Theatres (2.5 miles)

  • Holyrood Palace (3 miles)


  • Princes Street and Multrees Walk (3.3 miles)

  • The Gyle Shopping Centre (4.2 miles)

  • Ocean Terminal (4.7 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events


Where better to host a presentation than a beautifully presented hotel? Our location and standards of service combine to give you everything you need from a conference venue!

Available room set ups

U shape

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Comiston 100 50 32 40 140
The Braid Room 28 12 12 16 16
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


  • Trip Advisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 494 traveller reviews
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Excellent first visit

30/03/2015 Liz R, Woking, United Kingdom

Overnight stay with friends - visiting to see the rugby at Murrayfield. A really warm and friendly welcome from the start. Lovely atmosphere, with traditional surroundings. The room was spotless... more


Five years on, .... and another enjoyable visit.

29/03/2015 MikeandFlo, Sheffield, United Kingdom

It is sometimes a mistake to try to repeat an enjoyable experience but, based on our last visit to Edinburgh in 2010, we had no hesitation in seeking to stay at the same hotel for a few days. The... more


A Nice Traditional Hotel.

29/03/2015 Sela-48, Helensburgh, United Kingdom

Situated on the outskirts of the capital, with excellent views of the surrounding hills, this hotel has a traditional Scottish feel to it. It is in the process of being refurbished; all the public... more


Second stay

28/03/2015 dereke1973, Sunderland, United Kingdom

My wife and I stayed here late February for the 2nd year running. The hotel is an impressive building in a nice location at the top of Morningside, which is a lovely part of the city well worth... more


Strange in a nice way

27/03/2015 Bangkokram, Belper, United Kingdom

The hotel was easy to find and had plenty of parking. He receptionist was very friendly and directed me to my room. I was on the ground floor, but had to walk through a function room to get to it, I... more