Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom
A Dakota Original located on the outskirts of Edinburgh within a 10 minute drive of Edinburgh airport-132 luxury bedrooms, newly refurbished Grill restaurant and luxurious meeting and events space. Boasting complimentary onsite car parking.
Stylish urban chic, impeccable service and spectacular food. Enjoy a special experience near the quaint village of South Queensferry, nestled on the outskirts of Edinburgh.
Bold styling and subdued tones set the backdrop for the ultimate comfort, our bedrooms at Dakota Edinburgh are designed to deliver on every detail. Crisp, high-thread cotton linen for a beautiful night’s sleep. Stunning bathrooms with invigorating monsoon showers. Home comforts of Sky TV with Sports. It is the detail that sets us apart from other hotels in Edinburgh. Boasting 80 Classic rooms, 48 Executive rooms, 2 Junior suites and 2 Signature Suites.
The heart of our hotels are our Grills. Dakota Edinburgh presents a recently refurbished open plan dining experience like no other. No nonsense, just high quality, seasonal ingredients, simply prepared to perfection. After dinner you will relax in comfort. Within the exposed brick walls of Dakota Bar, you can sit next to the open fire, looked after by our friendly and knowledgeable team of beverage enthusiasts.
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Food and Drink
Dakota Grill presents an open plan dining experience like no other. No nonsense, just high quality, seasonal ingredients, simply prepared to perfection. Dakota Grill possibly serves the best steak in Edinburgh, offering prime cuts of grass-fed UK-bred beef, lightly seasoned and flash-grilled on hot coals.
Whether you’re here to meet over coffee, treating yourself to an afternoon tea, or spending the evening sampling the best cocktails near Edinburgh, you will relax in comfort. Within the exposed brick walls of Dakota Bar, you can sit next to the open fire, looked after by our friendly and knowledgeable team of beverage enthusiasts.
Explore South Queensferry
A scenic experience just 25 minutes from Edinburgh, enjoy a short stroll down to the quaint, cobbled village high street just 15 minutes away with views of the River Forth as well as all three famous bridges; Forth Rail Bridge, Queensferry Crossing, and Forth Road Bridge.
Embark on a boat trip to Inchcolm Abbery and Island in the River Forth or enjoy the nature trails and scenic walks found at the 17th century Hopetoun House, a 10 minute drive away.
Enjoy a day out in neighbouring North Queensferry with a 15 minute drive to Deep Sea World, Scotland’s National Aquarium.
We are just a 20 minute drive away from the Royal Highland Centre for the annual Royal Highland Show; the perfect location to experience one of Scotland’s most iconic events, showcasing the very best of farming food and rural life.
Things to do in Edinburgh
Scotland’s stunning capital city is a 25 minute train or drive away, world-renowned for its arts scene and architecture, from the towering Edinburgh Castle and famous Royal Mile, to events like the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the unmissable Military Tattoo. Whatever brings you here, from work to a wedding, our hotel in South Queensferry is ideally placed to both immerse yourself and retreat.
A 25 minute drive away from BT Murrayfield Rugby Stadium makes our hotel perfectly located to enjoy sporting and music events from the comfort of our idyllic South Queensferry location.
Events near South Queensferry
Dakota Edinburgh is well-placed for access to the city’s many events. The world-famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo both take place 30 minutes from our hotel. While Linlithgow Palace for Party at the Palace and the Royal Highland Show and Centre are within 15 minutes drive.
If you’re a keen sports fan, it’s just 25 minute drive to BT Murrayfield Stadium. Other attractions near Dakota Edinburgh include Deep Sea World and the iconic Forth Rail Bridges and South Queensferry Crossing.
Edinburgh city centre, with its thriving independent shops and national chains is just a 20 minute train ride away from Dakota Edinburgh. Within a 20 minute drive South Gyle Retail Park and Hermiston Gait Retail Park has all your high street favourites.