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
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    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

    • City Breaks
    • Hotel Breaks


    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available


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


    • City Centre

    Special Requirements

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

    Wedding Services

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


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


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

    Leisure Facilities

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

    Payment Methods

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


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

    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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