Norton House Hotel & Spa
Why We Love It
- Set in 55 acres of grounds, 20 minutes’ drive from central Edinburgh
- The 3-Rosette restaurant is “a destination in its own right
- The spa scores five bubbles from The Good Spa Guide
- Rooms come with free bottled water & Wi-Fi access
"This is a nice place to mix it up" -- The Good Spa Guide
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Rooms & Rates
Surrounded by 55 acres of grounds, Norton House is an elegant country manor on the outskirts of Edinburgh, 20 minutes from the city centre by car. You can also hop on a bus, which runs into Edinburgh and then on to Leith -- it stops right outside the hotel. The location is also very convenient for the airport and Edinburgh Zoo, both 10 minutes’ drive away.
Having held its 3 AA Rosettes for nine years, Ushers restaurant is a fine-dining Edinburgh favourite. As The AA Restaurant Guide says, “everything looks beautiful on the plate -- and it certainly doesn't disappoint in the eating either”. There’s also a brasserie for modern Scottish fare, and light bites are available in the Conservatory Lounge or Drawing Room (10am-10pm). Even the cooked-to-order full Scottish breakfast is a treat, but save some room for afternoon tea -- the hotel is lauded for its crumbly scones, homemade tarts and finger sandwiches.
The hotel also has an excellent spa, awarded five bubbles by The Good Spa Guide. It is situated just across from the 19th-century mansion and has its own tranquil Zen garden. Try out the sauna, steam room or experience showers or book in for a treatment -- there is a long list of facials, massages and wraps. Those looking for more of a workout can use the gym or turn a few laps in the 18-metre indoor pool. Guests can stroll across in their robes, or there are changing rooms on site.
Chic rooms have sleek furniture, Art Deco style and contemporary prints on the walls. Free Wi-Fi access is provided across all room types and you’ll find free bottled water in the fridge. Upgrade to an Executive Room or suite for superior in-room amenities, including a TV in the bathroom.
- "For those who like to take their relaxation with invigoration, this is a nice place to mix it up" -- The Good Spa Guide
- "Only a Hot Stone's throw from Edinburgh, Norton House perfectly blends traditional Victorian elegance with modern luxuries" -- Harper’s Bazaar
- Infant cots / cribs
- Newspaper / magazines
- Extra beds / roll away beds
- Fitness classes
- Gym / fitness center
- Indoor pool
- Sauna / Steam Room
- No pets allowed
- 24-hour front desk
- 24-hour room service
- 24-hour security
- Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
- Concierge service
- Express check-in / checkout
- Laundry / dry cleaning
- Room service (limited hours)
- Safe in reception (fees apply)
- Central heating
- Coffee / tea-making facilities
- Iron and ironing board
- DVD / CD player & library
- Flatscreen TV
- Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout
- Bathrobes and slippers
- Separate shower
- Complimentary parking
- Complimentary valet service
- Accessible bathroom in some rooms
- Accessible meeting room
- Accessible parking
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible pool area
- Accessible restaurant
- Accessible spa
- ADA compliant rooms
- Wheelchair accessible
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.
Check-in: Standard check-in time: 3pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.
Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am.
Children and additional guests: Children under 12 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Cot/crib available on request free of charge for children up to the age of 2. Extra bed available on request, in the Executive Rooms, free of charge for children up to 12.
Pets: No pets allowed.
Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.
Additional details: Ushers Restaurant is open from March to December, Wednesday to Saturday, evenings only. It closes on Christmas Day and reopens in February, Friday & Saturday, evenings only.
Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.
The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.
*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.
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