The Glasshouse


2 Greenside Place, Edinburgh, Lothians, EH1 3AA

    The Glasshouse hotel is adjacent to the Edinburgh Playhouse and minutes walk from Princes Street.

    The hotel is surrounded by the striking Georgian architecture of the new town, and if you take a look over your shoulder you will see Edinburgh Castle perched regally at the top of the Royal Mile. Behind the façade of the 150 year old Lady Glenorchy church, you will find the clean, modern lines of The Glasshouse.

    We have everything you'd expect on a luxury city break in Edinburgh, including a truly beautiful location.
    The Glasshouse hotel is adjacent to the Edinburgh Playhouse and minutes' walk from Princes Street.

    The hotel is surrounded by the striking Georgian architecture of the new town and, if you take a look over your shoulder, you will see Edinburgh Castle perched regally at the top of the Royal Mile.

    The Glasshouse hotel benefits from a truly beautiful location and some great things to see and do in town. It is your home from home, so your luxury room is exactly that - yours. Floor-to-ceiling windows, beds so big you'll sleep well and the crispest Egyptian cotton bed linen.

    Welcome to The Glasshouse - a 5* boutique hotel that fuses calm and modernity in the very heart of Edinburgh.

    It is a place designed to provide you with everything you need to relax. A clean, modern space with stunning views. And if you're looking for some extra indulgence, treat yourself to our private suite with its own sauna and Jacuzzi.
    Watch the sun set over Edinburgh's Firth of Forth while you get ready for dinner...share a nightcap while you get ready for are a stone's throw from the commotion of the capital, but can feel a million miles away from it all.

    Staying at The Glasshouse places you in the heart of Edinburgh's vibrant city life. The concierge service is your tourist information guide to what's on and will allow you to check the best Edinburgh has to offer. Check dates and times of events, reserve tickets and make the most of your stay in Edinburgh. We are just a ten minute taxi ride to the EICC, home to the Edinburgh Arts Festival.

    A truly unique venue which boasts a lavender-scented roof garden, acres of sun-splashed patios and cool, shady verandas. The Glasshouse is also the ideal setting for Christenings, Birthdays, Weddings and Anniversaries.

    5 Metro Hotel
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Double room
    £150.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Hotel Breaks
    • City Breaks


    • Highchair Available
    • Cot Available
    • Children Welcome


    • Mini Bar
    • Porterage
    • Room Service Available
    • Conference Facilities
    • Closed Circuit TV
    • Internet Access
    • Disabled Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Fax/Email Facilities
    • 24hr CCTV


    • City Centre

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Families
    • Single Travellers
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Groups Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Allergy Sufferers
    • Young People
    • Hen/Stag Parties Welcome
    • Business Travellers
    • Disabled Citizens

    Wedding Services

    • Wedding Packages Available
    • In-house Co-ordinator
    • Religious Ceremony
    • Reception Facilities
    • Accommodation Available
    • Civil Ceremony


    • Bar Available
    • Evening Meal By Arrangement
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Kosher Meals
    • Breakfast Available
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Gluten Free
    • Lunch Available
    • Nut Free Meals
    • Vegetarian Food Available
    • Dinner Available
    • Halal Meals
    • Organic Food
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Dairy Free


    • Lounge
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Iron Available
    • Telephone
    • Linen Provided
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Shower
    • Private Bathroom
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Towels Provided
    • Toilets
    • Air Conditioning
    • Laundry Service Available
    • Bath Ensuite
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available

    Leisure Facilities

    • TV In Room
    • Television
    • Radio
    • Garden
    • Hi-Fi IPod docking station
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • JCB Card
    • American Express Card
    • Debit Card
    • Switch Card
    • Maestro Card
    • BACS
    • Solo Card
    • Delta Card
    • Cash
    • Diners Card
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card


    • Taxi Rank < 100m from station
    • Parking
    • Public Parking Nearby
    • Paid Parking within easy distance QPark Greenside Place car park is underneath the hotel. The Glasshouse offers 20% discount on parking charges.
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Disabled Parking
    • On Public Transport Route

    Road Directions

    Follow signs for the A1 (Musselburgh bypass). At the junction with Milton Road turn left (still on the A1). This will take you along Willowbrae Road and into London Road. At the end of London Road (Waterloo Place roundabout) turn left towards the city centre. The Glasshouse is on the left-hand side, approximately 50 metres from the roundabout, next to the Omni complex. The entrance to the hotel is the church façade.

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- Edinburgh Waverley Station is within walking distance to the hotel. Turn into Leith Street and follow it along until the Omni complex. Walk around the Omni complex, the entrance to The Glasshouse is the church façade.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Edinburgh International Airport is approximately 8 miles away (follow directions for M8 and M9) or taxi. A taxi to the hotel cost around £20.00 - £30.00.


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