Nira Caledonia

6 & 10 Gloucester Place, Edinburgh, UK
28 Rooms
Contemporary Classic & Lively
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MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

A pair of stunningly well-preserved Georgian townhouses in Edinburgh’s New Town provides the setting for Nira Caledonia, a high-end boutique hotel that ticks all the boxes, from local color and historical character to luxe, thoughtful comforts and swanky contemporary style.

Are we making it sound too easy? You can’t fake style like this — beginning with the listed buildings, which mean unique floor plans, and no elevators, just a grand spiral staircase. Inside the rooms all the clichés of Scottish kitsch are studiously avoided — the décor is clean and contemporary, with subtle nods rather than full-blown bows to the past. Elegant, never precious. Small luxuries like Nespresso machines are universal; large ones like Jacuzzis are present at the top end.

And the public spaces hold up their end of the bargain. The restaurant, Blackwoods, is a fine exponent of contemporary Scottish cooking, which means first-rate ingredients and modern techniques — and some ancient techniques too, especially behind the bar, where you’ll find more than 25 varieties of Scotch whisky, including the hotel’s own bottle.

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Nira Caledonia
6 & 10 Gloucester Place, Edinburgh, UK

Amenities & Services

  • Free wi-fi
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • Concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Wake-up service
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • No pets allowed
  • Bikes available
  • Golf nearby
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Cribs (subject to availability)
  • Parking
  • Designated smoking area

Need to Know

  • Kindly note that there are no lifts/elevators in Nira Caledonia due to the historic nature of the hotel.
  • Baby cots and extra beds are available on request.
  • Extra beds have a supplement of 60 GBP per person/night.
  • Nira caledonia serves a continental breakfast only.
Check in: 3 pm
Check out: 11 am

Credit cards accepted

Sustainability Measures and Certifications

We ask every hotel in our selection how they are working to make a positive impact on the planet and in their community. This hotel has confirmed the following measures are in place.
Guest Rooms and Public Spaces
  • Uses energy-efficient heating and cooling
  • Gives guests the option to reuse linens and towels
  • Sources produce from local farms
  • Creates seasonal menus from locally sourced produce
  • Offers vegan menu options
  • Sells or donates surplus food
  • Reduces food waste
Community and Environment
  • Purchases from locally owned businesses
  • Hires locally with fair wages, benefits, and advancement
  • Actively supports the needs of the local community
  • Trains staff in local cultural heritage

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