You will find our hotel just five minutes from Edinburgh city centre, James Thomson's Prestonfield House is Edinburgh's most exclusive luxury hotel. Moments from Edinburgh's finest shopping streets and the historic attractions of the Royal Mile, yet surrounded by acres of gardens and parkland, Prestonfield provides the privacy and seclusion of a country estate.
Directions from the Royal Mile
Turn off the Royal Mile into St Mary's Street and cross over the next junction at the Cowgate, proceed up The Pleasance and Leonard Street. Soon, you'll pass the Royal Commonwealth Pool on your left. At the next traffic lights, turn left into Priestfield Road. The main gates of Prestonfield are now a few hundred metres ahead on the left.
Directions from the South and East
Take the Sherrifhall exit on the A720 City Bypass and follow A7 signs to the City Centre. At Cameron Toll roundabout follow signs to Old Town and proceed into Dalkeith Road. At the third set of traffic lights, turn right into Priestfield Road. The main gates of Prestonfield are now a few hundred metres ahead on the left.
Directions from the West
Join the Edinburgh A720 City Bypass and proceed to the Straiton exit, signposted Peebles/Edinburgh city centre, following signs to city centre. Eventually, you'll pass the Mortonhall crematorium on your left, and quite some way ahead on the right you'll see the Cameron Toll shopping centre. Take the right hand lane, proceeding past the front of the centre. At the major roundabout take the first exit, signposted Old Town, turning into Dalkeith Road. At the third set of traffic lights, turn right into Priestfield Road. The main gates of Prestonfield are now a few hundred metres ahead on the left.
We are a five minute taxi ride from Edinburgh's main Waverley station. There are frequent services on the East Coast main line and services from London in just over 4 hours.
Prestonfield has central Edinburgh's only helipad and landing fees are complimentary to guests staying at Prestonfield. Please call in advance if arriving by helicopter so that we can confirm availability.
Coordinates are 1.8 nautical miles from Edinburgh N 55 degrees 56.13 W 003 degrees 09.54 +200 feet above sea level.
Buses No. 2, 14 & 33 run near to(a five minute walk away) but not directly past, Prestonfield.
Edinburgh airport is just 9 miles away. Over 40 carriers serve over 100 UK & international destinations. Private jet and helicopter facilities are available.
There is ample free car and bike parking at Prestonfield.