The Scholar

Pollock Estate, 18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh

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  • Luxury bedrooms
  • Contemporary restaurant, bar and garden dining area
  • Close to Arthur's Seat, Holyrood Park and The Meadows
  • Vibrant Southside of Edinburgh

The Scholar is a newly-refurbished hotel located within the tranquil Pollock Estate in Edinburgh’s Southside. Situated on the doorstep of Holyrood Park, the hotel is the perfect location for exploring the city’s top attractions.

Luxurious Rooms

At The Scholar, you’ll enjoy the ultimate in comfort and relaxation in our luxurious rooms. Each room is equipped with a comfortable Elite mattress, high-quality bedding, a TV, and a desk space, ensuring that you have everything you need for a comfortable stay. And with award-winning Novus tea and cafetiere coffee available in each room, you can enjoy a delicious hot drink any time of the day.

The en-suite bathrooms are beautifully designed, with fluffy towels, rainfall showers, and Arran Aromatics toiletries, providing you with the ultimate spa-like experience. With these thoughtful touches, you’ll feel pampered and refreshed from the moment you arrive.

Gorgeous Estate

Dine in style at The Scholar’s contemporary restaurant, where you can enjoy top-quality dining with locally-sourced produce. And with a bar and garden dining area, you’ll have plenty of options for relaxing and unwinding.

In addition to the hotel, the Pollock Estate is home to The Royal Commonwealth Pool, where guests can enjoy gym, swim, and leisure access for a fee. And with The Scott hotel located within the estate, you’ll have even more options for dining, drinks, and relaxation.

Book The Scholar to experience the best of Edinburgh and its Southside, filled with lush parks and gardens.



Pollock Estate

18 Holyrood Park Road



EH16 5AY


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Dog friendly

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On-site parking with ChargePlace Scotland electric car charge points

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