Retreat from the bustle of Scotland’s capital city with a visit to The Spa at The Macdonald Holyrood Hotel. This centrally located spot perfectly complements your stay in Edinburgh with its offer of luxurious spa days and overnight breaks.
The facilities and treatments here make the Spa a true oasis. Work up a sweat in a fitness class or sit back and unwind in the bespoke relaxation room. Pamper yourself completely with a tailored Elemis facial, massage or exfoliation treatment from the expert team in the tranquil treatment rooms.
157 Rooms | Check-in from 3pm | Free Wifi | TV | Hairdryer | Iron & Ironing Board | Tea & Coffee Making Facilities | Safe
The elegantly-decorated ensuite rooms provide a peaceful sanctuary in the heart of the city. With all the amenities you’d expect, including triple-glazed windows, you can enjoy a quiet night’s sleep here.
Food & Drink
Surf & Turf Restaurant | The Bar | Afternoon Tea Available
The popular Surf & Turf offers classic dishes packed full of flavour from locally sourced meat and fish. The Bar meanwhile is waiting for you to drop by for a drink from their great selection.
Royal Mile | Edinburgh Castle | Palace of Holyrood House | National Portrait Gallery | National Museum of Scotland
Its central location means that you’re never far from things to do if you fancy exploring the local area during your visit. Full of history and culture, Edinburgh landmarks like the Castle and National Portrait Gallery are worth a visit all year round.
Wheelchair accessible spa and hotel.
Directions & Parking
Paid Parking | Edinburgh Waverley Train Station | Edinburgh Airport | Taxis Can Be Arranged by Reception
For overnight guests, the hotel has paid parking on site. It is recommended that you contact the hotel to reserve a space in advance. Edinburgh Waverley is half a mile away while Edinburgh Airport is about 8 miles away. The hotel reception is happy to organise a taxi for you.
The Spa at The Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel was designed to be as relaxing as it is impressive. And few places are as relaxing as the hotel's leisure centre. Created around a wonderful 18 metre swimming pool with open views across the hotels grounds, the leisure centre includes sauna, steam room and gymnasium.
Set within 20 acres of mature woodlands, the hotel comprises a 16th Century tower house and steading. Retaining its original character and offering exclusivity and seclusion, it's hard to believe Edinburgh and Glasgow are within such easy reach. Close by are many places rich in history such as Linlithgow and its ancient palace.
Outdoors, you can enjoy a gentle stroll around the beautiful hotel grounds or take in a round at the nearby Uphall Golf Course. Inside or out, Houstoun House is a hotel to treasure.
Its beautiful countryside location and 200 acres of private grounds makes The Spa at The Macdonald Cardrona Hotel a true place of serenity. Cocoon yourself there with a spa day or longer break to escape the outside world and reawaken your senses.
Whether you want to revitalise in the steam room, cool off in the pool or work up a sweat in the technogym, there are myriad ways to make the most of your visit. Book in for an Elemis or Jessica treatment of your choice too with one of the professional therapists and you’ll soon feel renewed.
99 Rooms | Check-In from 3pm | Free Wifi | Freeview Digital TV | Golf Course View | Ensuite | Tea & Coffee Making Facilities | Hairdryer | Iron & Ironing Board
The luxurious rooms all boast soft furnishings, blackout curtains and comfortable beds to guarantee a good night’s sleep. With amenities like free wifi, Freeview Digital TV and comfy armchairs, however you wish to spend your stay, you’ll feel at home here.
Food & Drink
Renwicks Restaurant | Spikes Bar | Lounge & Cocktail Bar
The team at the inviting Renwicks Restaurant pride themselves on using only the finest local ingredients delivered with impeccable service for a memorable dining experience. The stylish Lounge & Cocktail Bar, along with the relaxed Spikes Bar are ideal for a chilled out afternoon tea or post-dinner drink.
Traquair House | Glentress Forest | Kailzie Equestrian Centre
Scotland’s oldest inhabited house, visited by a number of royals including Mary Queen of Scots, makes for a great day trip for history lovers. The picturesque Glentress Forest is also nearby while animal lovers will love the Kailzie Equestrian Centre.
Both the spa and hotel are wheelchair accessible.
Directions & Parking
Free Parking | Edinburgh Waverley Train Station | Edinburgh Airport
The hotel is accessible from the A72 and has free parking on site. It is a 40-minute drive from both Edinburgh Waverley and Edinburgh Airport.