The Dunstane Houses

Winner of "Best Hotel Experience for Scotland 2020" at the VisitScotland Thistle Awards.

Luxurious, relaxed and unlike anywhere you’ve ever stayed before, the Dunstane Houses is a family-run boutique hotel that brings a breath of fresh Orkney air to the heart of Edinburgh.

In a peaceful corner of Edinburgh’s West End, a short walk from Haymarket and 15 minutes’ drive from Edinburgh airport, The Dunstane Houses is spread over two stately Victorian townhouses on opposite sides of the road: Dunstane House and Hampton House.

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Hotel Facilities

35 Bedrooms
Disabled Access
Free Wifi
Open All Year
Customer Parking

Dating back to 1865, but inspired by the best of modern-day Scotland, the family-run hotel combines heritage good looks with warm, personal service and a fresh, contemporary outlook.  

In a peaceful corner of Edinburgh's West End, a short walk from Haymarket and 15 minutes' drive from Edinburgh airport, The Dunstane Houses is an independent, 35-bedroom boutique hotel spread over two stately Victorian townhouses on opposite sides of the road: Dunstane House and Hampton House. 

The newly opened Ba' Bar & Lounge specialises in food made with local, seasonal Scottish produce from small suppliers, and hosts relaxed but refined all-day dining, including daily afternoon tea. It offers a wide range of fine wines, craft beers, artisanal spirits and one of the most extensive rare-whisky selections in the city, with more than 70 varieties in its vintage wall cabinet.

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The Dunstane Houses
4 West Coates Haymarket
EH12 5JQ
0131 337 6169

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Our Rooms


The bedrooms and interiors throughout Dunstane House and public areas of Hampton House have been stylishly redesigned to pay tribute to the building's neoclassical character and the owners' Orcadian heritage, without compromising on modern comfort.All rooms include free WiFi, large Samsung smart TVs, Egyptian cotton bedlinens and ensuites with Noble Isle products, and many Dunstane House rooms include Nespresso coffee machines, hand-made Vispring beds and Roberts digital radios. Five unique and spacious suites are located in Dunstane House, with dramatic features such as four-poster beds, freestanding copper roll-top baths in the bedroom, or sweeping views over the Edinburgh cityscape.Room Rates at The Dunstane Houses vary throughout the year to check availability and book online please use the Book Online link or call hotel direct on 0131 337 6169, thank you.



Looking for a light bite or full meal, a full Scottish breakfast or afternoon tea while you chill out, the Ba’ Bar at Dunstane has it all. All day Scottish dining eat when you want!Located in Dunstane House, the laid-back all-day dining lounge and bar offers a seasonally changing menu of Modern Scottish dishes – everything from haggis bonbons to hand-dived Orkney scallops – all crafted from the finest produce that Scotland has to offer.  

Reasons to Stay

Reasons to Stay

35 luxury individual boutique bedrooms in the heart of Edinburgh   Ba' Bar all day dining and lounge.   Minutes from the West End of Edinburgh Afternoon Tea served 2-6pm   The Garden Conservatory   Free car parks   Free WIFI

Our Location


The Dunstane Houses are located just a few minutes walk to the West End of Edinburgh a wonderful city centre location. 15 minutes drive from Airport  -  3 minutes walk from Haymarket Train Station  -  Located on A8 on the way from Airport.

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Mark Linklater
58 Whitehouse Road
Phone: +44 (0) 77 40 46 63 08