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Georgian House

The 1796 Georgian House is a fully restored and lavishly refurnished townhouse located at Charlotte Square in the centre of the historic New Town of Edinburgh, Scotland. Welcoming over 40,000 visitors every year, this destination draws heavy holidaymaker and local admiration alike. The Georgian House’s first occupants were the wealthy Lamont family (1796-1815), and many of the family’s heirlooms, such as antique porcelain, paintings, furniture, silverware, and furnishings, most dating back to the Georgian period, can still be admired today. Georgian House, open from March to November, is the finest example of aristocratic life in 18th century Scotland—simply a must-see.

  • Start your Georgian House basement tour with a short film tracing the history of New Town, or use the touch-screen to learn more about 18th century life in Edinburgh during Georgian times.
  • Step into the extravagant Edinburgh Georgian House Dining Room, where the table has been laid exactly as it was in the early 1800s, complete with original crockery and cutlery.
  • Luxuriate in the lavishly appointed first floor Drawing Room, with its ancient square piano, fine paintings, and neo-classic marble fireplace, the spot where John Lamont entertained his wealthy guests and clients.

The city centre’s Georgian House is located within a 15-minute walk from Haymarket and Waverley railway stations, as well as a short distance from the western end of Princess Street and hotels located in the west end area. This world-class destination is also serviced by regular Airlink buses, which operate from the Edinburgh International Airport. Several Lothian buses run to Princess Street from Colinton, Granton Square, Cramond, Clovenstone, Westburn, and Ingliston Park. Biking enthusiasts can hire their preferred choice of travel and follow the National Cycle Lane-1, which passes through Charlotte Square and Georgian House.

Hotels near Georgian House

134 hotels near Georgian House

1 Apex City

4 stars
4.5 / 5 24 reviews

61 Grassmarket Map

The Apex City Hotel Edinburgh is located right at the heart of the Old City on Grassmarket - an area famed for its vibrant restaurants and nightlife. On the doorstep are Edinburgh's must see... More

2 Apex Waterloo Place Hotel and Spa

4 stars
4.8 / 5 45 reviews

23-27 Waterloo Place Map

The Apex Waterloo Place Hotel Edinburgh enjoys a prestigious location at the east end of Princes Street, just minutes from both transport links and city amenities. The recently opened luxury... More

3 Apex International

4 stars
4.4 / 5 30 reviews

31-35 Grassmarket Map

Situated in the centre of the old city with views over Edinburgh Castle, the Apex International Hotel Edinburgh is the perfect place for a city break. The Camera Obscura & World of Illusions is... More

4 The Place

4 stars
4.4 / 5 7 reviews

34-38 York Place Map

Whether in Edinburgh for a business trip or a much-awaited break, discerning travellers find it convenient to stay in the comfortable and ideally located accommodations of The Place Edinburgh.... More

5 Edinburgh City Hotel

3 stars
4.3 / 5 24 reviews

79 Lauriston Place Map

Surrounded by the very best Edinburgh has to offer, the Edinburgh City Hotel enjoys a central location in the Old City. The original building housing the hotel dates back to 1873, and it has been... More

6 Ballantrae Albany Hotel

4 stars
3.6 / 5 12 reviews

37 - 49 Albany Street Map

Ballantrae Albany Hotel Edinburgh is a classic retreat equipped with modern comforts set centrally in this heritage-rich and vibrant Scotland capital. Ideal for a short visit or long-term stay,... More

7 Twelve Picardy Place

4 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

12 Picardy Place Map

Featuring elegantly furnished accommodations and a chic restaurant set in the heart of the city, Twelve Picardy Place Edinburgh Hotel makes for an ideal haven for sophisticated travellers exploring... More

8 Queens Guest House

4 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

45 Queen Street Map

Housed in a restored Georgian building, Queens Guest House Edinburgh offers a suitable base with tasteful accommodations, gracious hospitality and central location in Edinburgh. This family-owned... More

9 Grassmarket Hotel

3 stars
4.4 / 5 13 reviews

94-96 Grassmarket Map

The Grassmarket Hotel is excellently situated for those wishing to enjoy a city break. The Grassmarket area of the city, named after an ancient market place, is as bustling as ever with its pubs,... More

10 Britannia Edinburgh Hotel

3 stars
1.9 / 5 9 reviews

69 Belford Road Map

With comfortable accommodations in a central location, Britannia Edinburgh Hotel makes for a suitable base for travellers on vacation or business trip in the Scottish capital. This value-for-money... More