The Glasshouse Hotel Location

The Glasshouse Hotel
2 Greenside Place
Edinburgh, EH1 3AA

Welcome to The Glasshouse – Edinburgh’s finest five-star boutique hotel in the heart of Scotland’s capital city on Greenside Place, at the foot of Calton Hill.
The hotel is housed behind the 150 year old façade of the Lady Glenorchy Church.  Enter through the doors of this grand old lady into a contemporary hotel flooded with natural light. The hotel’s 65 guestrooms and suites offer the feeling of privacy and space, especially as many have a private terrace or lead onto the hotel’s two acre roof garden overlooking Calton Hill.  

The Glasshouse has won an number of awards since it opened in 2003 including being voted by Conde Nast Traveller as one of the top 50 hottest hotels in the world, winner of the 'Most Stylish Hotel' by the Scottish Style Awards, winner of ‘Scotland’s Sexiest Hotel’ by Hotel Review Scotland and voted ‘Best hotel to get naked in’ by Opodo.

5 minutes walk:
The Omni Centre, a leisure and entertainment complex, is situated just  next door to the hotel and includes an NCP car park for those travelling by car. The Glasshouse offers 10% off the rate of £15 for 24 hours upon validation of the parking token at reception. There is no car parking at the hotel but taxis can drop off guests right outside. For the nearest car parks please contact our reception team on +44 (0)131 525 8200.

The Playhouse Theatre is adjacent to the hotel, at the top of Leith Walk, one of the city’s most vibrant and multi-cultured stretches with a varied selection of shops, restaurants and bars. Just a short walk away guests will find Multrees Walk which offers a collection of high-end stores including Louis Vuitton,  Emporio Armani and Hugo Boss, and after a wander round Harvey Nichols, enjoy dinner and drinks in the famous Fifth Floor Restaurant overlooking the city.

10 minutes walk:
A visit to Princes Street – Edinburgh’s most famous shopping thoroughfare – will lead  to a number of famous landmarks including Edinburgh Castle, Scott Monument, and the National Gallery of Scotland. The National Portrait Gallery is just moments away on Queen Street, and The Mound links visitors to the old and new towns of the city.

15 minutes walk:
Walking down Leith Walk will lead into the heart of Leith itself, where the famous Royal Britannia is docked near fantastic shopping centre, Ocean Terminal. The Shore hosts a wide variety of bars, independent shops and cafes, as well as Michelin star restaurants The Kitchin and Martin Wishart. There are also a number of attractions on the Royal Mile which combine old and new with both historically and modern aspects to enjoy.  

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