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Playfair House Hotel

3-star3 stars
20 Leopold PlaceLondon Road, EdinburghScotlandEH7 5LBUnited Kingdom

Georgian hotel with restaurant, near Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre
  • Free full breakfast and free WiFi
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
Great location
Fantastic service
Food could be better
Could use a good cleaning
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From 599 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Playfair House Hotel

from £52
  • Double Room, Ensuite
  • Family Quadruple Room, Ensuite
  • Single Room, Ensuite
  • Twin Room, Ensuite
  • Basic Double Room, Ensuite
  • Premium Junior Suite Ensuite with Bath

What’s around Playfair House Hotel


  • In New Town
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre (5-minute walk)
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse (16-minute walk)
  • Arthur's Seat (18-minute walk)
  • Princes Street Gardens (19-minute walk)
  • St. Giles' Cathedral (20-minute walk)
  • Greyfriars Kirk (25-minute walk)
  • Edinburgh Castle (26-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) 28-min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station 16-min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station 13-min drive
  • Edinburgh Brunstane Station 14-min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 12 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 2:30 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
There is no front desk at this property. There is no after-hours reception at this property. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning. If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in. Please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Picnic area

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Special features


Toranj – This restaurant specialises in Persian/Iranian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Playfair House Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Twenty Edinburgh
  • Hotel Twenty
  • Twenty Edinburgh
  • Hotel Twenty Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Richmond Hotel Edinburgh


This property does not have lifts.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Good 7.2 From 213 reviews

Playfair House Hotel
Very Good8.0
Excellent value for the money... breakfast was lovely.
Alison, gb1 night trip
Playfair House Hotel
Perfect stay
Excellent location Friendly staff Good breakfast Clean room & bathroom Very comfy bed Recently refurbished Wouls stay here again
Angela, gbOther trip
Playfair House Hotel
Very Good8.0
The hotel was within walking distance of the main tourist area. The staff were helpful and friendly. Our room was lovely and warm! :)
Carrie, gb2 night trip
Playfair House Hotel
Good sized rooms - lots of road noise
Good price and good location. Room was big and lots of space. Bathroom was very dated and not the best. Also my room was out the front at ground level with loads of road noise. All I heard were taxis and party goers going home all night so didn’t sleep a wink.
Mark, gb1 night trip
Playfair House Hotel
Great location would definitely stay again
Great location lovely staff nice clean room only negative the shower was a bit grubby
Craig, gb2 night trip

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Playfair House Hotel

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