Why book direct?

Guests who book to stay with us directly will receive a complimentary bottle of chilled Champagne on arrival. 

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The Guardroom

Gaze down at the Royal Mile from The Guardroom...

The Guardroom Suite is located in the former private townhouse of the Sempill family dating back to 1595, with romantic rooftop views over the Old Town to the historic New Town. The dramatic black and gold entrance hall lined with Guardsmen's uniforms leads to a red and gilt salon-style sitting room and lavish four poster bed. Oak panelling distinguishes the bathroom, with a marble floor and roll-top bath for two. To reach the suite, climb the original stone turnpike stair to the 2nd floor ... the views are worth every step.

Succumb to the lavish ambience of The Guardroom. 

Suite Features and thoughtful touches

  • Complimentary continental breakfast hamper for your suite or à la cart breakfast in the Original Dining Room
  • Bottle of Champagne in your suite on arrival when you book direct
  • Separate salon-style sitting room
  • Second floor suite reached via a stone turnpike stair
  • Amazon Echo voice controlled music system
  • Nespresso coffee machine, selection of Pekoe teas, mineral water
  • Smart TV
  • GHD hair straighteners
  • Penhaligon's toiletries
  • Safe deposit box
  • Turndown service
  • Oak panelled bathroom
  • Four-poster bedroom
  • Panelled dining hall
  • Air conditioning
  • Complimentary nibbles and treats
  • Mood adjustable lighting
  • Dyson hairdryer
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Complimentary The Witchery tote bag
  • Complimentary parking at our sister property Prestonfield House with complimentary taxi journey to The Witchery and return
From £595
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