Best Western Braid Hills Hotel


134 Braid Road, Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh, EH10 6JD

    71 bedroom hotel with stunning views of the Edinburgh skyline, boasting 2 restaurants, 2 bars and several event suites with free car parking and great transport links to the city centre.

    Magnificently situated in its own grounds, with panoramic views across Edinburgh to the Pentland Hills, the Firth of Forth and the Fife Hills beyond, the Braid Hills achieves what is surely the ideal hotel: the highest standards of accommodation and food, combined with a truly welcoming atmosphere.


    The newly refurbished, individually finished bedrooms are an important part of the character of this charming hotel. There are 71 in all, each with a private bath or shower, freeview flatscreen television, direct dial telephone, hair dryer and tea and coffee making facilities. For that very special occasion, we have several upgrade bedrooms available with stunning views of the Edinburgh skyline.

    Our Honeymoon Suite, complete with four poster bed, turret and stunning views is perfect for wedding and anniversary stays.


    Dining in our 1886 Restaurant is a relaxed experience. Seasonality is the driving force within our restaurant menu. Keeping freshness at the forefront of our cooking. All our key ingredients are well sourced from reputable local suppliers. Provenance is important to us and we aim to showcase great Scottish produce throughout our food offering. Our team of chefs are dedicated to producing well balanced, simple food with great flavour. Presenting amazing dishes with a keen eye for detail and flare is our passion.


    The wine list is carefully selected to offer both excellent vintages, and more modest bottles, at sensible prices. Before lunch or dinner, you may wish to visit The Buckstone Pub & Kitchen, famous for our cask ales and informal atmosphere The Buckstone has been a part of the local community for decades.


    3 Hotel
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    1886 Restaurant is open for breakfast and evening dining every day.
    The Buckstone Pub & Kitchen is open from 11am every day.

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Classic Double Room
    £99.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Classic Twin Room
    £99.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Deluxe Room
    £119.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Room
    £139.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Premium Deluxe Room
    £139.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Wee Classic Single
    £89.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

    Prices vary depending on day and season. Visit our website for the best special offers. Room booked direct on our website enjoy: complimentary newspapers and mineral water, best rate guarantee, and a free upgrade (subject to availability at check in)

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


    • Some wet rooms available
    • The main entrance has level access


    • Bar Available
    • Breakfast Available
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Dairy Free
    • Dinner Available
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Gluten Free
    • Licensed Bar / Clubroom
    • Lunch Available
    • Nut Free Meals
    • Patio/Beer Garden
    • Restaurant
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegetarian Food Available

    Dietary Options

    • Nut Free Meals


    • 24hr CCTV
    • Conference Facilities
    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Open To Non Residents
    • Picnic Area
    • Porterage
    • Room Service Available


    • City Centre
    • City Location

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers

    Wedding Services

    • Accommodation Available
    • Civil Ceremony
    • In-house Co-ordinator
    • Luxury Venue
    • Reception Facilities
    • Romantic Location
    • Wedding Packages Available

    Accommodation Type

    • City Breaks
    • Hotel Breaks
    • Seasonal Breaks


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available


    • Bath Ensuite
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Laundry Facilities not on Complex
    • Laundry Service Available
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge
    • Private Bathroom
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Telephone
    • Trouser Press

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • TV In Room
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Delta Card
    • Diners Card
    • JCB Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Parking

    Road Directions

    Just off the A702 which runs right into the city centre.  Easy road access and plenty of free parking when you arrive. 

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From the Tourist Information Centre on Princes Street, take a LRT bus number 11 or 15 from the garden side of Princes Street to Comiston Road. Alight at the Shell garage. Then a short walk to the Hotel.

    Getting there by railway:- Take a taxi from Waverley Bridge or take a LRT bus number 11 or 15 from the garden side of Princes Street to Comiston Road. Alight at the Shell garage. Then a short walk to the Hotel.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From the airport take an airport taxi to the Hotel. Approximate cost £10.

    Getting there by ferry:- From Rosyth take M90 south over Forth Road Bridge to Edinburgh. The hotel is 1 mile from the City Bypass. Take the city bypass to the Lothianburn Junction take the A702 to the City. For map see the Braid Hills website

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp, lift or stair lift
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to a public toilet
      • to the bar
      • to the lounge

    General Questions

    • Emergency evacuation procedures for the safe exit of guests with disabilities
    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment
    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room
    • Restaurant / breakfast / dining room provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements

    Building Entrance

    • There is a ramp to the main entrance


    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres from the main entrance
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • flat, (i.e. without steps)

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

    Accommodation Special Offer
    Valid 4 Oct 2015 to 27 Mar 2016


    Save 15% when you book your stay 21 days or more in advance of your visit.


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