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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
Room needs to be improved
Could use a good cleaning
205See all 205 reviews
From 588 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

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. To make arrangements for check-in, please contact the property ahead of time 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 -
  • 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.

On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

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.

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

Recent reviews

Good 7.0 From 205 reviews

Playfair House Hotel
Hotel was standard and clean. Breakfast was on the cold side. Location really good Tv fell of the wall which wasn't repaired during our stay
Norman, gb2 night trip
Playfair House Hotel
Room very basic. The ensuite was not nice at all. We did not feel we could use the shower due to the fact it was unclean. Staff accommodating and breakfast was good. Very dated and decor needing updated. Glad we were only there for one night.
Mhoira, gb1 night trip
Playfair House Hotel
Very Good8.0
new owners in so work taking place to improve hotel
A Traveller, gb1 night trip
Playfair House Hotel
Very Good8.0
Fine place to stay for a night
Close to town (shops/restaurants) only complaints would be bath had hairs in it and bedding had a couple marks on it. Breakfast was average and my glass I got for breakfast had bright pink lipstick on it! So a bit more cleanliness would make it better but overall was fine for what we needed
Beth, gb1 night trip
Playfair House Hotel
great value and good location
Had a good stay, superb value. If you want better than this hotel expect to pay 3-4 times as much per night. This hotel has upped its game both with decor and breakfast. staff were very friendly and the location is very good for socialising and not too far from the main tourist attractions. I would defiantly stay there again
Keith, gb1 night trip

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