The Dunstane Houses

The Dunstane Houses is an independent, family-run boutique hotel that offer our guests the best of the Scottish capital.

Built with passion over the past 22 years by owners Shirley and Derek, we’re delighted to have recently been given 5* status by Scotland’s national tourist board.

Offering stylish bedrooms, an on-site restaurant and bar, The Dunstane is set over 2 Victorian townhouses, Dunstane House and Hampton House, on opposite sides of the road, in Edinburgh's West End. Our unique location means you are both a moments’ walk from the city centre and a short drive to some of Scotland’s most sought-after beauty spots with complimentary parking included in all stays.


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Hotel Facilities

35 Bedrooms
Disabled Access
Free Wifi
Open All Year
Customer Parking

The Dunstane Houses:

Your Edinburgh home-from-home - Refined and relaxed; our 35 rooms and suites, inviting Orcadian spirit, all-day lounge & honesty bar mean you’ll immediately feel at home.

National winners for 2020 for The Best Scottish Hotel Experience at the prestigious Visit Scotland Thistle Awards.

A new addition at The Dunstane is the "The Garden at The Dunstane" perfect for a relaxed drink watching the world go by.  Nestled on the steps and lawn of Dunstane House, the garden offers wonderful selection of drinks as well as a mouthwatering selection of delicious bites, big and small, a hidden gem for outside drinking and al fresco eats minutes from the centre of Edinburgh.

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The Dunstane Houses
4 West Coates
EH12 5JQ
+ 44 (0) 131 337 6169

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Our Rooms


At the Dunstane we are proud to offer a wide range of high standard, luxury accommodation where our guests can truly relax and unwind. Each of our bedrooms has it’s own individual style with all rooms benefiting from high quality Egyptian cotton bedding, luxury Molton Brown toiletries, free WIFI, flat screen TVs and high spec bathrooms. To check room rates and availability please Click Here or call the hotel on 0131 3376169 to ensure the best rates and rooms for your stay.



Our Ba' Bar and lounge gives diners the opportunity to enjoy a taste of Orkney in the heart of Edinburgh. Orkney is one of the world's best natural larders and our chef uses it to perfectly compliment the freshest of Edinburgh's local produce. Our delicious menus are enhanced by hand selected wines chosen by the owners for their quality and individuality. You cant stay at The Dunstane Houses without indulging in a 'wee dram' in our bar - with over 70 malt whiskys to choose from it is an experience not to be missed!

Reasons to Stay

Reasons to Stay

  • Luxury boutique hotel close to the city centre
  • 35 elegant individual and unique bedrooms
  • 16 newly refurbished bedrooms
  • Free WIFI and private car park
  • A taste of Orkney in our Ba' Bar and Lounge
  • Extensive rare whisky selection, large range of Scottish gins, hand selected wines and our own cocktail menu.
  • We pride ourselves on our genuine and personal service.
Our Location


The Dunstane Houses have stood at the gateway to old-town Edinburgh since the 1860s. Variously occupied by merchants, musicians, doctors, distillers, bankers and newspapermen over the last 150 years, they have witnessed the evolution of modern-day Edinburgh.

The Dunstane Houses are located very close to the West End of Edinburgh.

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