Sheraton Grand & Spa Edinburgh

1 Festival Square Edinburgh EH3 9SR United Kingdom
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Hotel Sheraton Grand & Spa Edinburgh


Edinburgh’s Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa is a modern hotel within walking distance of the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. 269 guest rooms, a spa, and VIP lounge are highlights of the experience this destination offers.

The hotel’s guest rooms all sport opaque glass-walled bathrooms, 37-inch high-definition televisions, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, air-conditioning, and tea & coffee making facilities.

The on-location One Spa offers an Infinity Edge swimming pool as well as a rooftop Hydropool. A gym and treatment area are also featured.

Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa’s on-site One Square bar & restaurant offers all day British-style dining and an impressive drinks list, including more than 52 gin varieties.

The hotel is only a four minute walk from Edinburgh International Conference Centre. The Dynamic Earth and Natural History Museum of Scotland as well as the Old Course at St. Andrews are within easy driving distance.

Price range

from ‎$207 to ‎$279


Sheraton Grand & Spa Edinburgh


1 Festival Square, EH3 9SR, Edinburgh United Kingdom | 0.5 miles from city center | Show on map
Telephone: +44(131)2299131 | Fax:+44(131)2284510 | Official Homepage

Suitable for

  • Business People
  • Large Groups

Top 9 Features

  • WiFi
  • Parking
  • TV
  • A/C
  • Terrace
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hotel bar
  • Safe

Room features

  • Bathroom with bathtub,
  • Bathroom with shower,
  • Ironing board,
  • Windows that open,
  • Television,
  • Hairdryer,
  • Central heating,
  • Electric kettle,
  • Air conditioning,
  • Mini-bar,
  • Pay-TV,
  • Satellite TV,
  • Desk,
  • Small lounge,
  • Telephone,
  • Internet,
  • WiFi in the rooms,
  • Cost of wireless internet in rooms,
  • Hypoallergenic bedding ,
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Hotel features

  • Business center,
  • Cafe,
  • Entrance hall/ lobby,
  • Express check-in / out,
  • Elevator,
  • Gym,
  • Parking lot,
  • Terrace,
  • Hotel bar,
  • Outdoor swimming pool,
  • Indoor swimming pool,
  • Hotel safe,
  • Conference rooms,
  • Non-smoking rooms,
  • PC with internet,
  • Restaurant,
  • 24-hour reception,
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers,
  • Towels at the pool / beach,
  • Laundry service,
  • Wellness Center / Spa,
  • WiFi in Lobby,
  • Room service,
  • Shoe cleaning service,
  • Concierge,
  • Number of restaurants,
  • Number of floors,
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Sports Facilities

  • Boats to Rent,
  • Golf Course,
  • Sailing,
  • Surfing,
  • Indoor tennis court,
  • Diving,
  • Fitness / Aerobics,
  • Yoga

Review Highlights
Positive Reviews
  • Castle provides for enticing views
    Numerous guests indicate that paying extra for the Edinburgh Castle-view guest rooms is worth it It helps to create a unique experience during your stay...
  • Super staff
    Guests seem uniform in their opinion that the staff at the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa are fantastic and attentive Small issues are taken care of promptly and the staff is always ...
  • Spa allows for intense relaxation
    The option of buying the spa package is viewed as a boon by many guests looking to unwind The experience comes highly recommended as long as you are willing to part with a little ...
Negative Reviews
  • Breakfast buffet prices high
    The meals at the hotel’s on-site One Square restaurant are not complimentary Guests are sometimes disheartened to see pricey meal listings, particularly on the breakfast buffet ...
  • Not all views created equal
    While some guests really enjoyed paying for their Edinburgh Castle-view rooms, others indicate that some of the views left a lot to be desired You may end up with a view that only...
  • Spa prices may not meet expectations
    A number of guests indicate they weren’t expecting to pay for access to the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa’s spa area While there are available discounts, guests occasionally report ...
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Military Tattoo

Military Tattoo

The Edinburgh Military Tattoo is a pageant held annually over three weeks in August. The display takes place on the Esplanade of Edinburgh Castle and is part of the wider Edinburgh festival which runs at the same time. First established in 1950, the show has grown to become a major event: tickets are a sell-out and it is televised internationally. The show is a military presentation in which massed piped bands and precision marching are a major part, but also includes other displays such as dancers, gymnasts, singers and motorbikes. Each year one of the arms of the forces takes the lead role. A consistent feature since it began is the lone piper high on the castle battlements picked out by a spotlight while all else is in darkness. In recent years the piper has played on the top of the Scottish National War Memorial. The participants are not always Scottish or even from the UK. The first overseas regiment took part in 1952 and since then more than 30 countries have been represented. There is a nightly performance Monday to Friday and two on Saturday. It is the Tattoo’s boast that no show has ever been cancelled because of the weather.

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Howies One Alva Street

Established in 2005 and named after the founder and the street it is located in the Howies One Alva Street is part of a Scottish restaurant group. The restaurant is just a minute's walk from Princes Street. The restaurant can seat up to 70 guests in the dining area which is naturaly divided in to 3 areas. These can be used for private functions. As well as the usual menu, lunch time specials and 45 minute lunches are available. All major credit cards available Open from 12pm - 2.30pm and 5:30pm - 10pm Monday to Friday. Saturday and Sunday 12pm - 3.00pm and 5:30pm - 10pm.

Princes Street Gardens

Princes Street Gardens

Princes Street Gardens is located in the heart of Edinburgh city centre and runs down the south side of Princes Street. It was originally a loch called the Nor Loch which was a dumping ground for all the sewage from the Old Town. This was drained and the gardens were created in 1820. They are divided into the East and West Gardens separated by the Mound. In the West Gardens is the Ross Fountain, the Floral Clock and the Ross Band Stand where many summer concerts are held and also holds the Hogmanay celebrations. The East Gardens has the Scott Monument at the entrance to the Gardens and also the National Gallery of Scotland and the Royal Scottish Academy are located there. In the summer it is a popular place to sit and enjoy the view of Edinburgh Castle. In winter it is transformed to a winter wonderland with an ice rink. There is also a German Christmas Market and the Edinburgh Wheel. The West gardens become Santa’s Reindeer Garden with trees festooned with lights and horse and carriage rides.



This venue is located in the centre of Edinburgh opposite the Usher Hall and close to the main tourist attractions. The Atrium restaurant was opened in 1993 and is owned by Andrew and Lisa Radford. Local produce is used to prepare the menu which includes meat, fish and vegetarian dishes. The wine menu has been voted 'The Best in Scotland' by the AA guide on two different occasions. Corporate events and private functions for up to 200 people can be organised including your choice of entertainment. The Atrium is also available for weddings, from the ceremony right through to the evening reception. The normal opening hours are: Monday - Friday 12pm - 2pm and 6pm - 10pm. Saturday 6pm - 10pm