Twelve Picardy Place Hotel

12 Picardy Place, Edinburgh

Hotel information


4 out of 5 stars


Twelve Picardy Place is a stylish boutique hotel housed in a Georgian Townhouse in Edinburgh City Centre.

Located just off York Place in the New Town, Twelve Picardy Place is close to Edinburgh’s main attractions, just minutes away from Princes Street, Calton Hill, George Street, The Playhouse Theatre & Omni Centre and Harvey Nichols. It is also within walking distance of Edinburgh Castle and the National Museum of Scotland.

A celebration of modern Scottish glamour and individuality, the hotel’s innovative cocktail bar, popular restaurants and smart rooms are a showcase for contemporary Scottish design.

The hotel is the cutting edge of the capital’s cool.

Georgian townhouse hotel

Located in a Georgian townhouse – Twelve Picardy Place boasts the stone facade, high ceilinged interiors and ornate fireplaces attributed to that era.

It also has a unique claim to fame, having been the birthplace of Arthur Conan Doyle who wrote the Sherlock Holmes books.

Contemporary style

The hotel aims to respect its history while providing guests with state of the art style and luxury.

The rooms are furnished in a contemporary style and have rainforest showers, 3D HD-LED screen with satellite TV, wifi, a fully stocked mini bar, complimentary hot drinks, and bottled water.

Twelve Picardy Place restaurants

Twelve Picardy Place has three restaurants within the hotel.
Steak Restaurant offers a luxury dining experience that pays homage to the finest Scottish steak.

Steak On Stones encourages diners to embrace their inner chef and sizzle their own steak on volcanic stone to their own personal taste right at their table in a vibrant dining experience.

Beer & Skittles is a bar and courtyard where guests can choose from dishes including kangaroo filled salad boxes to juice burgers. There’s an array of craft beers and cocktails on the drinks’ menu and sport on the TV.

Should you choose to eat out there’s a plethora of restaurants near Twelve Picardy Place including several Michelin star options.

Enjoy Edinburgh

Within strolling distance of Waverley train station and Edinburgh’s first tram stop, Twelve Picardy Place makes it easy for guests to enjoy Edinburgh and its surroundings, and provides easy connections to the Airport terminals, tram and all major bus routes.

The 24-hour front desk staff can assist in arranging trips and transport.



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Customer Reviews

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 1 review on Kooble


General Policies

Cancellation Policy

Please note the hotel does not provide a breakfast service. Reception will happily point guests in the direction of many local cafés. 72 hour cancellation period. Cancellations outwith this period will be non-refundable. Check-in from 3pm; check-out by noon. Max 1 child per room. There is a supplement of £20 for a z-bed to be placed in room, payable directly to the hotel. Sorry, no pets. As the building is listed and its structure protected by the law, there is no wheelchair access and there is no access to a lift. Percentage discount taken from rack rate.