Kimpton Charlotte Square

Edinburgh, Edinburgh & the Lowlands, United Kingdom

At a Glance

  • Enjoying a convenient central location, you are walking distance to the delights of Edinbugh

  • No.33 has its own entrance and features 12 rooms which can be booked as a private house

  • The light and welcoming Garden restaurant is an inner-city haven

  • The Eastern Mediterranean restaurant, BABA, serves delicious Levantine cuisine

  • Overlooking a pretty private garden, the hotel has stunning Edwardian features

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It is very difficult to predict the weather in the United Kingdom - in the summer from May to late September is generally seen as the most pleasant time to visit. Rainfall is difficult to predict - but the UK does not receive as much as many are led to believe! In the winters, temperatures do fall, but there is nothing better than finding a remote pub with a roaring fire to sit beside after a long walk in the country.

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Insider's View

Not in the mood to travel the city on foot? Borrow one of the hotel bicycles and breeze around Edinburgh.

Upgrade to a Junior Suite and enjoy a turntable and a selection of records during your stay.

If you want to get the day off to an energizing start, participate in one of the daily boot camp classes in the gym.

Feel free to bring your best furry friend! Dogs are more than welcome; there is a dedicated dog walker to make sure your besite gets the best.

To start planning your holiday to Kimpton Charlotte Square


The Kimpton Charlotte Square is located in the heart of Edinburgh close to all of the major sites. This cosmopolitan hotel in the heart of New Town combines historic Georgian touches with subtle contemporary touches and nods to Scottish heritage.

Following a multi-million pound renovation, the Kimpton Charlotte Square offers luxurious accommodation with modern touches, alongside the hospitality which Scotland is renowned for. Located in the heart of New Town, this hotel offers you everything you need to make the best of your time in Edinburgh.

All of the major sights are close to the hotel and easily accessible on foot or by taxi, and you also have a fantastic array of shops, bars and restaurants just moments away. Overlooking a beautiful private garden the hotel offers a quiet escape from the hustle and bustle of lively Edinburgh, and a welcome escape after a busy day exploring the city and it's surroundings. 

The rooms and suites are classic in style, each are individually furnished with sophisticated touches of colour and a design inspired by the golden age of travel. The stylish rooms are inviting and cosy with a contemporary feel, and a subtle nod to traditional Scottish heritage.

In the beautiful inner courtyard sits the glass-roofed Garden restaurant offering casual fare from morning until night. This light and inviting space brings the outside inside with a plethora of plants and miniature tress dotted around the restaurant. Baba is the hotel's brand new restaurant and a concept unique to Edinburgh, offering Eastern Mediterranean Levintine style cuisine. Here you will find flavourful mezze plates and mouth-watering meat dishes cooked on the charcoal grill. 

For larger families traveling together, the hotel also has 12 rooms which can be booked exclusively to create your very own hotel within a hotel. This unique concept has a separate entrance so you are secluded from other hotel guests - perfect for larger groups looking to have some privacy whilst maintaining a central location with top-of-the-range hotel amenities and services.


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The 199 rooms and suites are stylish and modern with subtle touches of Scottish flair. Each room offers simple luxury with a nod to the golden age of travel with a specially-curated collection of art adorning the walls. You'll also find a tuck box of snacks and treats for you to try some local Scottish favourites.

Deluxe Room

The Deluxe bedrooms offer 269- 334 square feet of stylish space. Each room has a king bed, ensuite bathroom with rainfall showers, and beautiful views of Edinburgh.

Junior Suite

With 323-645 square feet, these suites are each individually designed and they offer a little more space. They include King beds, ensuite bathrooms with walk-in showers and separate bathtubs.

Signature Suite

These spacious suites are locaed in the original Georgian townshouse and they offer 323-645 square feet, king size beds, seating area and ensuite bathrooms with a mix of walk-in showers and roll-top baths.

The Townhouse Suite

This beautiful suite is 538 square feet and it includes a spacious bedroom and separate living room. The ensuite bathroom has a walk-in shower and roll-top bath.


Kimpton Charlotte Square is home to two of the cities most exciting dining options. The Garden restaurant is a light and bright option for casual meals or a quick coffee. Baba offers traditional Eastern Mediterranean mezze plates, charcoal grilled meats and cocktails.


The Kimpton Charlotte Square offers the perfect base for exploring the best that Edinburgh has to offer. Spend your day exploring the castle, wandering down the Royal Mile, shopping on Princes Street or enjoying the National Gallery.


  • A Round of Golf at St Andrews

    Follow in the footsteps of legends with a round on the world's oldest and most iconic golf course. The Swilcan Bridge and Hell Bunker are recognised globally, but the greatest feature of the Old Course is that it remains open to all.

  • An excluisve pre-opening tour of Edinburgh Castle

    An early start will be made worthwhile today as you enjoy exclusive access to Edinburgh castle before the crowds descend. Accompanied by an expert guide discovered the castle's enigmatic history, filled with battles and fights for control.

  • Edinburgh by Mini Cooper

    Take to the streets of Edinburgh in one of Britain's most iconic vehicles; The Mini Cooper. These small cars allow you to navigate the narrow winding streets of the city and explore like a local.

  • Edinburgh food tour

    Discover the tastes of Scotland with a fascinating tour of Edinburgh's top food spots. Enjoy six stops throughout your exploration of the city and you'll have the chance to taste a variety of treats and delicacies, including the famous Scottish haggis.

  • Edinburgh Military Tattoo

    The Tattoo is an iconic Edinburgh institution held every August, and a highlight of the Edinburgh Festival. Massed pipes and drums, military bands, cultural troupes and global musicians all perform against the stunning backdrop of Edinburgh Castle.

  • Evening tour of Edinburgh's Catacombs

    Discover the hidden world beneath Edinburgh's old town where destitute in habitants were sent to live, sunned away from public eye.

  • Explore the Scottish Borders

    Discover the area of Scotland which lies to the south of the Edinburgh featuring architectural gems such as Floors Castle, Abbotsford House and the enchanting Rosslyn Chapel.

  • Foodie walking tour of Edinburgh

    Discover both the food and history of Scotland’s capital as you explore the city with a specialist guide, taking in hidden restaurants, meeting the chefs and tasting flavoursome locally-sourced dishes accompanied by carefully paired wines and whiskies.

  • Guided tour and tasting at Glenturret Distillery

    Tour the Glenturret Distillery to discover the intricate process of making whisky and taste the end result paired with locally made fudge.

  • Guided Tour of Edinburgh

    Discover Edinburgh’s rich, multi-layered history as you explore the city’s Old Town with a private local guide, strolling the cobbled streets, secret courtyards and ancient buildings.

  • Holyroodhouse

    The Queen's official residence in Scotland, the Palace of Holyroodhouse is located at the end of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. Originally founded as a monastery in 1128, Holyroodhouse has played a key role in Scotland's turbulent history.

  • Inveraray Castle private guided tour

    Inveraray Castle is a breath-taking castle and a fine example of Gothic Revival architecture, featuring towering turrets and enchanting interiors set against a beautiful Highland backdrop of Loch Fyne.

  • Private access tour of the Royal Yacht Britannia

    Enjoy exclusive access to the Royal Yacht Britannia whilst it is not open to the general public with a private, guided tour on board The Queen's floating Royal residence. Gain an enticing insight into the life of the British Royal Family and their lives.

  • Private Cruise on Loch Lomond

    Cruise across the moody waters of Loch Lomond on a luxury private motorboat and uncover the history of this beautiful body of water.

  • Private tour of Edinburgh Castle & Old Town

    Discover the beauty of Edinburgh's Old Town with a private guided walking tour of the city. A fantastic family-friendly venture, you'll discover the winding cobbled streets of the Old Town before heading to the world-famous Edinburgh Castle.

  • Private tour of the Royal Yacht Britannia

    Discover what life was like on board The Queen's floating Royal residence, the Royal Yacht Britannia. For over 44 years she served the Royal Family, travelling over a million miles to become the most famous ship in the world.

  • Stirling Castle & the Trossachs

    Stirling Castle is one of the most important castles in Scotland’s history. It has witnessed the

    crowning of many Scottish Kings and Queens, and the earliest parts of the building date back as far as the 15th and 16th centuries.

  • The Scottish Larder

    Scotland's larder is a phenomenal culinary experience, renowned around the globe. Learn how to prepare some tasty dishes with Edinburgh’s top private caterer and cookery teacher, who regularly cooks for presidents, prime ministers and occasional, royals.

Holiday Ideas

  • Off the beaten track in the Scottish Highlands

    Edinburgh, Cairngorms, Wester Ross

    from £9700 pp inc flights & transfers for 7 nights

    • Uncover the true spirit of Scotland as you venture into the Highlands
    • Perfect for those who love the outdoors; spend your days kayaking, mountain biking and hiking in the hills 
    • Discover Scotland's culture and traditions in Edinburgh with a private guide
  • Ultimate Scotland

    Edinburgh, Braemar, Loch Torridon

    from £10600 pp inc flights & transfers for 9 nights

    • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors to Scotland
    • Enjoy the services of your own private driver/guide throughout
    • Experience Scotland's colourful history and vibrant culture

Location & directions

Edinburgh, Edinburgh & the Lowlands, United Kingdom

The Kimpton Charlotte Square is located in the heart of Scotland's capital city, Edinburgh. The hotel overlooks the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Charlotte Square.

How to get there

Fly in to Edinburgh Airport and the hotel is less than a 1 hour drive away.

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