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Located in New Town within a short walk of Royal Botanic Garden, Nira Caledonia is within a mile (2 km) of other popular sights such as Princes Street Gardens. This 28-room, 4-star hotel has conveniences like a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and free in-room WiFi. Located centrally in Edinburgh, it's also close to Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre.


Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Satisfy your hunger from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service.


All 28 individually decorated rooms provide iPod docks, minibars, and espresso makers. Guests can expect free WiFi and 32-inch flat-screen TVs. Select Comfort beds sport Egyptian cotton sheets and bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, hair dryers, and designer toiletries. Other standard amenities include free newspapers, free local calls, and free bottled water.

Property features

A local mainstay since 1817, Nira Caledonia offers free WiFi in public areas, free newspapers, and laundry facilities. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a garden, a porter/bellhop, and wedding services.


  • Walking distance to Royal Botanic Garden
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Concierge services

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Georgian hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and a garden. Concierge services and wedding services can be provided.

Nira Caledonia is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 28 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 1817 
  • Wedding services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Garden 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

Nira Caledonia offers 28 accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Select Comfort beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and safes. In-room massages, hypo-allergenic bedding, and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • iPod docking station 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Minibar 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bathrobes 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Electric kettle 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Slippers 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress 
  • Heating 
  • Espresso maker 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Blackwoods Bar & Grill - This restaurant specializes in regional cuisine and serves breakfast, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Please note that the hotel has two buildings, No. 6 and No. 10. Reception for checking in is located in building No. 6.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No elevators


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 15
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 60 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Caledonia Nira
  • Nira Caledonia
  • Nira Caledonia Edinburgh
  • Nira Caledonia Hotel
  • Nira Caledonia Hotel Edinburgh
  • Nira Caledonia Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Number 10 Hotel Edinburgh
  • Number Ten Edinburgh

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Up to 2 children 10 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

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