Are you planning a trip to Edinburgh with your partner?

Adorned with dreamy castles, whimsical landscapes and medieval charm, Edinburgh’s air is thick with romance.

To make your holiday extra special, a number of hotels are fitted with intimate hot tubs catered to couples.

We did some research and found the best romantic Edinburgh hotels with hot tubs, ensuring you’ll have the most memorable experiences during your stay.

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1. JustB Edinburgh Retreat

Enjoy a calming and indulgent holiday experience at the JustB Edinburgh Retreat.

Tucked away from the main city area, JustB is still within 25 minutes drive from major attractions like Edinburgh Castle, Camera Obscura & World of Illusions and Castlelaw Hill Fort.

Vibrant guest rooms boast soothing floral arrangements amidst a cool layout.

You’ll find basic amenities such as coffee makers and smart TVs, while some rooms add lovely patios with garden views.

The Superior Suites is where you’ll find you own private hot tub, along with cozy fireplace, sofa bed and its own private garden.

A spacious dining room area serves daily Scottish breakfast that’s grown organically and has wide variety for vegetarians.

  • Guest Rating: 9.7
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 472 Lanark Rd West, Edinburgh, EH14 5AE, United Kingdom

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2. Market Street hotel

Situated on a lively street in the heart of Edinburgh, Market Street hotel opens up the charming Old Town district for guests.

With Royal Mile just a short walk away and the imperial Edinburgh Castle 14 minutes on foot, couples can enjoy exploring these dreamy landmarks on a romantic stroll.

Comfy and warm guest rooms have rainfall showers and well-stocked minibars, while the Roomy-Bath suites have a separate bathtub as well.

Indulge yourself in the beautiful Alba Suite decorated with fresh flowers and boasting a private outdoor terrace on 7th floor, as well as locally stocked free mini-bar.

For more drinks, head to Nor’ Loft located on the rooftop.

You’ll find a champagne bar offering sweeping views of the city with its floor-to-ceiling windows.

Afternoon tea is also served with a contemporary twist as it comes with a tall glass of Laurent-Perrier Champagne.

  • Guest Rating: 9.5
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 6 Market Street, Old Town, Edinburgh, EH1 1DE, United Kingdom

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3. Claremont House

The charming Claremont House offers comfy Victorian style lodging for intimate retreats.

With the rustic Old Town, Holyrood Park and Edinburgh Castle within 10 minutes drive, it is located near some of the best tourist attractions.

The pretty walled gardens and stone façade contains luxurious rooms with a quaint layout.

You’ll find all the basic amenities including huge hot tubs, power showers and super king-sized beds.

Guest also have access to a private lounge and secluded garden.

Enjoy refreshing breakfast with a variety of Scottish delights and freshly squeezed juices.

The rustic dining room flaunts a baroque setting with wooden-floors and views of the garden.

  • Guest Rating: 9.5
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 3 South Lauder, Edinburgh, EH9 2LL, United Kingdom

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4. The Balmoral Hotel

The award-winning, legendary Balmoral Hotel with a landmark clock tower is a symbolic part of the city.

Overlooking the majestic Edinburgh Castle, the gripping Edinburgh Dungeon rides and the stunning Floral Clock with botanical display are within 7 minutes walk from the hotel.

Warmly decorated guest rooms are inspired by Scottish woodlands and heather-covered hills.

We recommend the stately Castle View Suite for couples, with prestigious views of Edinburgh Castle, in-room bar and Italian marble bathrooms with private hot tub and walk-in shower.

As a special treat for Potterheads, the hotel also has a J.K. Rowling Suite where the celebrated author finished writing the last part of the series.

You’ll also have beautiful views of Calton Hill and a private hot tub.

For more relaxation, check out their on-site spa which has a soothing indoor pool, sauna, steam rooms, and many beauty treatments on offer.

Relish a romantic meal at the French-influenced brasseries, or sip on your favourite drinks at the posh hotel bar.

  • Guest Rating: 9.4
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Address: 1 Princes Street, Old Town, Edinburgh, EH2 2EQ, United Kingdom

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5. The Rutland Hotel & Apartments

Tucked in the heart of the city’s diverse West End, The Rutland Hotel & Apartments offer unparalleled castle views, award-winning steaks and a refreshing sense of individuality.

Indulge in The Scotch Whisky Experience only 13 minutes on foot, or the romantic cobblestoned Lovers Touch at 12 minutes walk.

The warm Romance Package guarantees a wonderful night in Castle View rooms with unforgettable scenery, beautiful rose petal turn-down and sparkling champagne.

Posh 1-2 bedroom apartments give access to a private garden, and has underfloor heating, fully stocked minibars, rainfall showers and free-standing bath tubs.

The renowned Kyloe Restaurant & Grill serves scrumptious gourmet steaks alongside delectably diverse a la carte menu, with private dining facilities available for couples.

Enjoy a relaxed evening at the Huxley Bar with a variety of wines, cocktails, beers and spirits.

  • Guest Rating: 9.4
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 1-3 Rutland Steet, Edinburgh, EH12AE, United Kingdom

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6. The Edinburgh Residence

Encompassing three magnificent Georgian townhouses, the refined Edinburgh Residence boasts a stately vibe.

Romantic attractions to explore nearby include the tranquil Dean Village, Edinburgh Zoo and Royal Botanic Gardens.

The luxurious Suites have well-stocked minibars, Nespresso machine, en suite luxury bathrooms with shower and separate bath.

Some spacious suites also have sofa beds and free standing roll top baths or soothing hot tubs.

Guests can get access to the sublime Rothesay Terrace private gardens on request.

If you’re after a romantic dining experience, there’s a laidback and warmly lit drawing room that serves afternoon tea.

  • Guest Rating: 9.4
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 7 Rothesay Terrace, Edinburgh, EH3 7RY, United Kingdom

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7. Cheval The Edinburgh Grand

The extravagant all-apartment Cheval The Edinburgh Grand is located in the heart of Edinburgh in its New Town area.

A number of interesting attractions are within 10 minutes walk from the hotel including Holyrood palace, Whisky & Wizardry, Heart of Midlothian Mosaic, Royal Mile, and Edinburgh Castle.

Sophisticated apartments have full kitchens, coffee machines and high-end designer toiletries.

The wonderful Directors’ Suite offers a spacious setting with gold accent wooden panelling, a fireplace, wood-panelled Master Bedroom and a deep hot tubs with Malin + Goetz toiletries.

The hotel’s Three Bedroom Penthouse is the pinnacle of luxury.

You’ll find all the high-class amenities along with breathtaking sprawling views of Edinburgh from an impressive height.

At night, Lady Libertine Café & Bar has mouth-watering dishes alongside cocktails and wines with live music and DJs.

  • Guest Rating: 9.3
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Address: 42 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, EH2 2AD, United Kingdom

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8. The Raeburn

Located within a charming 1832 Georgian house in the lovely Stockbridge area, The Raeburn offers rustic lodging with luxurious amenities for couples.

The lavish gardens and glasshouses of Royal Botanic Gardens are only 13 minutes away on foot, with a lot of shops and cafés nearby like Café Gallo and Galerie Mirages at 2-3 minutes walk.

Beautiful guest rooms are adorned with Egyptian cotton bed sheets, fluffy towels, posh marble finished rainforest showers and room service dining.

Deluxe rooms have a classy layout with private roll top bath tubs, high-end luxurious amenities and toiletries.

Drinks are served in an airy terrace setting to enjoy on a breezy evening or a starry night with your partner.

There’s also an on-site restaurant offering an a la carte menu with locally sourced British cuisine.

  • Guest Rating: 9.3
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 112 Raeburn Place, Edinburgh, EH4 1HG, United Kingdom

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9. The Witchery by the Castle

Taking advantage of the cobbled streets and opulent old-world buildings, The Witchery by the Castle creates a magical aura for a unique honeymoon experience.

It is perfectly located just 6 minutes walk from the Edinburgh Castle and 12 minutes walk from the Royal Mile.

Guests are welcomed with free champagne into the Victorian and Gothic themed posh suites adorned with antique furnishing and free-standing baths, while the Guardroom also add rooftop views of Old Town.

We highly recommend the sumptuously romantic The Heriot with a dramatic black and gold layout, velvet-draped four-poster bed and freestanding roll-top bath amidst a passionately painted ceiling.

Couples will love candlelight dining with aphrodisiacs like Scottish lobster.

There’s also a refined Secret Garden room in a secluded terrace setting (seasonal) with hand-painted ceiling for cocktails and dining.

  • Guest Rating: 9.3
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Address: Castlehill, Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Old Town, Edinburgh, EH1 2NF, United Kingdom

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10. Prestonfield House

With a Gothic, old-world charm, Prestonfield House occupies a majestic 1687 baroque home engulfed by 20 acres of lush gardens.

Enjoy a romantic stroll at Meadows Park just 5 minutes drive away, or take a few selfies at Craigmillar Castle at 9 minutes drive.

All guest rooms provide the finest amenities with unique furnishing, characterful beds and sprawling views of Prestonfield’s secluded gardens, sublime hills, and ruins of Craigmillar Castle.

The sensually romantic Lord Provost Suite is highly recommended for couples.

You’ll find velvet lined walls, a four poster bed, views from parkland to Arthur’s Seat, Venetian glass mosaic and marble bathrooms with a hot tub.

For an extra romantic night, book a private dining room at the Rhubarb Gourmet Retreat.

There’s also quaint afternoon tea available and several cocktail bars in a tasteful art-filled drawing room with a cosy fireplace.

  • Guest Rating: 9.3
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Address: Priestfield Road, Edinburgh, EH16 5UT, United Kingdom

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11. The Inn on the Mile

Tucked along the Royal Mile, The Inn on the Mile offers a quaint honeymoon experience.

A lot of local attractions, shops, bars and restaurants are a short walk away, but if you want to venture further out, Edinburgh Waverley station is only 5 minutes walk away.

Warm guest rooms have flat-screens, well-stocked minibars, coffee makers and bathrooms with rainfall showerheads and free-standing hot tubs.

The cozy Royal Mile Double is ideal for couples with a warmly lit setting, signature headboard, fully stocked fridge and luxurious bath with separate rainfall shower, along with The Soap Co. complimentary bath products.

Enjoy fantastic fresh food at the hotel’s pub and kitchen with hearty breakfast menu.

There’s also an impressive line of real ales, beers, great spirits, single malts and hand roast coffees.

  • Guest Rating: 9.3
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 82 High Street, Royal Mile, Old Town, Edinburgh, EH1 1LL, United Kingdom

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12. The Dunstane Houses

Striking the perfect balance of luxury and romance, The Dunstane Houses encompass two beautiful Victorian townhouses with lush greenery all around.

Ideal attractions for couples to explore nearby include the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art at 12 minutes walk, and Dean Village, just 5 minutes drive away.

The elegant Dunstane Suite features heritage tweeds, rich velvets, views of the Pentland Hills and a luxurious roll-top copper bath in its bay window to enjoy with hand-picked artisanal treats in the minibar.

For a truly romantic affair, opt for Scapa Suite which features a seductive four poster bed.

When you feel like a quick bite, Ba’ Bar offers a wide variety of Modern Scottish cuisine available all day.

Relish the premium craft spirits of Scotland ranging from vintage single malts and blends to artisan gins and exotic cocktails at the on-site bar.

  • Guest Rating: 9.2
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Address: 4 West Coates, Edinburgh, EH12 5JQ, United Kingdom

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13. Tigerlily

The chic boutique hotel Tigerlily is located within a sublime stone townhouse.

Located on George St, you’ll have plenty of choices for bars and restaurants, while the Princess Street Gardens is just a 5 minute walk away.

Classic rooms boast signature Tigerlily style with Egyptian cotton sheets, Plasma TV, White Company toiletries and the softest bathrobes.

Georgian Mini Suite oozes romance with a real burning fireplace, while Georgian Suite has a luxurious hot tubs and separate lounge with smart screen TV.

The hotel has a posh seafood restaurant that also serves afternoon tea in a traditional setting.

Along with a cozy lounge and fireplace, the hotel has a swanky bar with a refreshing terrace setting.

  • Guest Rating: 9.2
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 125 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4JN, United Kingdom

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14. 24 Royal Terrace

Occupying a spectacular Georgian townhouse with a quaint cobbled street setting and view of the Royal Terrace Gardens, 24 Royal Terrace is a beautiful hotel for a couples retreat.

It is located at only 10 minutes walk from Holyrood Palace and Queen Mary’s Bath House.

Cozy guest rooms feature elegant artwork, sensuous furnishing and views of the sea or garden.

Luxurious Studio Apartments give access to Royal Terrace, and features indulgent Egyptian cotton linen, lambs-wool throws and a spacious rainfall shower over unwinding bathtubs.

RT’s Bar has a fine selection of champagne, wine and whisky to enjoy with a wonderful display of artwork.

There’s also a beautiful walled garden for a romantic stroll with your partner.

  • Guest Rating: 9.2
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 24 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh, EH7 5AH, United Kingdom

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15. Kimpton – Charlotte Square

With a beautiful location near the Prince Street, Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel boasts a lovely architecture in a Georgian building.

The hotel is only 10 minutes walk from Scottish National Gallery and Edinburgh Castle.

Regal guest rooms feature hand-picket art and décor with posh furnishing, coffee machines, rainfall showers and marble hot tubs.

Romantic Suites are beautified with rich design elements in a spacious setting, with plush bedding and indulgent bubble baths.

For more romantic experiences, try the on-site spa which offers full range of massages, facials, couples treatments, indoor pool, steam room and sauna.

Boasting bold turquoise pallets and an inventive blend of Middle Eastern and Scottish delights, the hotel’s BABA restaurant offers a fine-dining experience unlike any other.

  • Guest Rating: 9.1
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Address: 38 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4HQ, United Kingdom

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16. The Glasshouse, Autograph Collection

Carrying immense historic charm at the site of 172 year old Lady Glenorchy Church, The Glasshouse has a beautiful glass-sided building with a romantic layout.

Luxurious guest rooms have heated floors and floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the garden.

You’ll also have a well-stocked mini bar and posh bathrooms with private hot tubs.

Enjoy views of the Calton Hill from the Calton Hill Room on the top floor of the hotel with access to the roof garden, or the Greenside Terrace Room which comes with its own personal terrace.

For a different experience, the refined on-site glass-walled restaurant serves contemporary Scottish cuisines with views of the hill.

There’s also a cozy lounge equipped with a fire pit.

If you feel like a night out, Vue Cinemas and CC Blooms Bar are just 2 minutes’ walk from the hotel, or you can enjoy a stroll around the nearby Calton Hill.

  • Guest Rating: 9.0
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Address: 2 Greenside Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3AA, United Kingdom

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17. Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

The remarkable 1819 building of Apex Waterloo Place Hotel invites you to indulge in Edinburgh’s lively culture and historic charm.

The bustling shops of Multrees Walk are just 5 minutes walk away, and the sprawling Calton Hill at 7 minutes walk from the hotel.

Contemporary rooms have chic layout with modern furnishing, mini fridges, and a flat screen TV.

Luxurious Duplex & Master Suites feature king size beds, coffee machine and posh bathrooms with walk in shower and hot tub with luxury Elemis toiletries.

A soothing heated indoor swimming pool awaits your welcome, and the hotel also has a steam room and sauna.

Relish traditional Scottish meals in a brightly lit dining area with tasteful Georgian surroundings.

  • Guest Rating: 9.0
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 23-27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3BH, United Kingdom

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18. The Scotsman Hotel

Originally built in 1905, The Scotsman Hotel is a landmark hotel that overlooks Edinburgh Castle in all its glory.

With a prestigious location in the city, the hotel is only 2 minutes walk from Scotsman Picturehouse Cinema and Waverley train station, and 9 minutes walk from Edinburgh Castle.

Individually decorated bedrooms have flat-screen TVs, coffee makers and designer toiletries amidst a refreshing setting.

Immerse in luxury by staying at the Penthouse Suite with a dreamy spiral staircase, direct views of the castle from your private terrace, a soothing personal sauna and an oversized roll top bath.

Laden with delectable treats, fine wines, gins, whiskies and tasteful charcuterie plates, the hotel’s Hide Bar offers cozy indulgence to enjoy with your partner.

Enjoy an intimate fine dining experience at the on-site refined oak-paneled brasserie, then catch a movie at The Scotsman Picturehouse.

  • Guest Rating: 9.0
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 20 North Bridge, Old Town, Edinburgh, EH1 1TR, United Kingdom

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19. Nira Caledonia

Nestled in the heart of Edinburg, Nira Caledonia flaunts Georgian splendor with modern amenities.

The hotel is only 4 minutes walk to the Water of Leith River, and 5 minutes walk from Patriothall Gallery and Alpha Art Gallery.

Beautiful guest rooms are individually styled with antique furnishing highlighting heritage features, flat-screen TVs and coffee machines.

Hot Tub Suites offer the ultimate luxury with Georgian style decor, romantic layout, floor-to-ceiling windows and luxury bathrooms equipped with private hot tubs.

At night, Blackwood’s Bar & Grill serves the finest Scottish meals with fresh and seasonal produce.

Dinners are served alongside an amazing variety of fine wine to go with delectable cuisines.

  • Guest Rating: 9.0
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 10 Gloucester Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6EF, United Kingdom

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Map of Edinburgh Hotels with Hot Tubs

Experience Edinburgh at its finest by staying at one of these high-end romantic Edinburgh Hotels with hot tubs.

I personally love the unique old warm charm and sensual feel of the Witchery by the Castle.

Bbut my bias for the wonderful Harry Potter books also draw me towards the magnificent Balmoral Hotel, which also boasts a very intimate and dreamy setting.

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Edinburgh Hotels with Hot TubsStarsRatings
JustB Edinburgh Retreat49.7
Market Street Hotel49.5
Claremont House49.5
The Balmoral Hotel59.4
The Rutland Hotel & Apartments49.4
The Edinburgh Residence49.4
Cheval The Edinburgh Grand59.3
The Raeburn49.3
The Witchery by the Castle59.3
Prestonfield House59.3
The Inn on the Mile49.3
The Dunstane Houses59.2
24 Royal Terrace49.2
Kimpton – Charlotte Square59.1
The Glasshouse, Autograph Collection59.0
Apex Waterloo Place Hotel49.0
The Scotsman Hotel49.0
Nira Caledonia49.0
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