Bank Hotel

1 South Bridge, Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 1LL, United Kingdom
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Bank Hotel

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by written on November 5, 2003

This is one of the coolest hotels I have ever stayed in...granted I have only stayed in a four seasons hotel once....I digress...anyway, as the name suggests the building started off as a bank in the early 1920s and today houses a pub on the ground floor and nine rooms on the floors above.

Each of the rooms is named after a famous Scot such as James Watt or Robert Burns and decorated with pictures or examples of their work. I stayed in the Thomas Telford room, who as it seems, was a relatively important civil engineer in late 18th and early 19th century Scotland...a very cool room with a nice view over the Royal Mile...

Unique Quality: Did I mention there is a pub on the ground floor...which is perhaps the main reason I liked the Bank Hotel so much...

Besides the pub, the Bank Hotel is located right on the Royal Mile and a mere stone's throw from everything in central Edinburgh...

Directions: The Bank Hotel is located on the Royal mile at the intersection with South Bridge....just look for the imposing Bank-like facade...

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A Bit Different

by written on January 2, 2003

Originally a bank and retaining that facade, the building is now a hotel that lies on the Royal Mile in the historic Old Town area of Edinburgh.

Unique Quality: A series of "Themed Rooms" that each celebrate a famous Scot, such as James Watt, Robert Burns, John Rennie Mackintosh and Robert Louis Stevenson.
Breakfast is included in the room price.

Directions: On the corner of South Bridge & Royal Mile

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The Bank Hotel is a nice...

by written on September 7, 2002

The Bank Hotel is a nice little hotel with only a few rooms. It comes with a public bar attatched which is nice to sit in and have a few pints when the rugby is on! All of the rooms are themed and en-suite, and it is not too expensive. The Bank Hotel is situated on the Royal Mile.

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Address: 1 South Bridge, Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 1LL, United Kingdom

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  • Room Service
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet

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