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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Things to do

Explore Edinburgh's heartland

Staying at the Witchery by the Castle positions you to enjoy the finest experiences in Scotland’s capital. Explore the Castle then head down the Royal Mile to the historic Holyrood Palace… buy beautiful cashmere or whisky made with Scotland’s pure clear waters… and so much more.

Best Viewpoints in Edinburgh

Edinburgh offers many beautiful sites and viewpoints waiting to be discovered, in any season. We’ve highlighted some of our dearest spots in the city to snap a beautiful photo for your grid or soak in the stunning views of the city. 

We're delighted to have been awarded the AA's Award Restaurant with Rooms of the Year 2023/2024.

Immerse yourself in all the festivities of the season with our guide to winter in Edinburgh. 

Experience fresh, local seafood in Edinburgh at The Witchery by the Castle. 

Cosy up and explore Edinburgh in October and November with our guide to rainy days in and chilly evenings out. 

Experience luxury and romance in Edinburgh with our exquisite suites featuring four-poster beds adorned in gothic elegance.