Best Western Premier Collection

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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.

Please note: Hotel ground floor rooms are only accessible by stairs

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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
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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

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


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20/11/2015 sergio_silvetti, Torquay, United Kingdom

Incredible hotel! Historic building, deco in theme with the external appereance, incredible comfortable bed, clean and very nice room! I booked the room for only 3 nights but I had to extend my stayin... more



19/11/2015 Lee H, NEWPORT, United Kingdom

This hotel was booked very last minute whilst touring Edinburgh, It is a must if staying in Edinburgh, lovely clean hotel and very friendly staff ,easy access to the bus stop on the door step to acces... more


A little gem

19/11/2015 Jude B, Wokingham, United Kingdom

A lovely typical Scottish hotel and very welcoming the minute you walked in as was Room 202! Fantastic bed and a gorgeous view of Edinburgh Castle. Combined with very friendly staff and a wonderful br... more


A very welcome break

18/11/2015 Vanz1954, Sawley, United Kingdom

I have stayed at Braid Hills several times over the last couple of years and I have never been disapointed. For some it is a little way out of town, but for me that is perfect. The city, if I want it... more


Good location

17/11/2015 AnnManchesterUK, Boston

Location good for visiting Edinburgh. The bus stops outside the hotel and takes about 20 mins to the centre. Hotel was very clean with helpful staff. Our room was small but bed was comfy. Good breakfa... more