One of the most beautiful cities in the world, walking represents by far the most enjoyable means of getting around the city. From Edinburgh’s Old Town & New Town, you can take in the city’s architecture and enjoy a stroll down the cobbled streets. Don’t let the rain put you off, all guest rooms are equipped with umbrellas for guests to use whilst here in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Waverley Train Station
Edinburgh’s main rail station, and one of the UK’s most beautiful stations, linking Edinburgh to the rest of the United Kingdom. The station is located right in the heart of the city, and just a few minutes’ walk from The Glasshouse.

Edinburgh trams offer a direct link from Edinburgh Airport to Newhaven. It also stops at Picardy Place which is conveniently located opposite the hotel. The journey lasts approximately 40 minutes, and costs £7.50. The Tram also creates a stress-free option for sports lovers to Murrayfield.

Lothian Buses operate many routes around Edinburgh, the hop on hop off service is the most cost-effective way for visitors to see Edinburgh.

Take a tram from York Place, situated across the road from the hotel, or alternatively our concierge team can assist you booking a taxi or chauffeur service. Depending on traffic, a car or taxi will take approximately 30 minutes. Please note, executive cars will cost more.

Guests can park in QPark, which is located adjacent to the hotel. To receive discounted parking, pre bookings are essential. Visit the link below and enter code 'GH50' to receive your discount. If you are using a satnav place EH1 3AN in and follow directions which will lead you directly to the car park. Electric car charging facilities are available at St James Quarter Car Park: EH1 3AS