Situated in Scotland's capital city, between Murrayfield and Haymarket train station and just a 5 minute drive to the west end of Princes Street, The Original Raj Hotel is a unique Scotland hotel. The UK's first Indian themed hotel, The Original Raj Hotel was opened in spring 2000 and since then has offered a genuinely unique experience in a convenient central location in Edinburgh at reasonable prices.
A delicious Continental breakfast is served each morning in the dining room, and for other meals guests can order from the extensive menu of the well known Raj Restaurant in Leith which was founded by Tommy Miah.
Situated in the famous Murrayfield area on the A8 which leads to Edinburgh Airport and to Glasgow, near-by attractions include Edinburgh Zoo, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Dean Gallery and many other area attractions.
The large Victorian house boasts 17 bedrooms, all en-suite and all furnished individually with the decor, fabrics, furniture and objects carefully selected to evoke the atmosphere and romance of India. The furniture is Indian hardwood and handmade in Jaipur from recycled Australian railway sleepers.
All bedrooms are centrally-heated and featured bath and attached shower, Indian canopy beds, hand-made Indian furniture and furnishings, TV, direct-dial telephone, trouser press and tea and coffee making facilities.
Our accommodation ranges from Deluxe Suite Rooms with a king-size Indian canopy bed and a spacious lounge area and Family Rooms also with a king-size Indian canopy bed and two single divan beds to Triple Room, Twin, Double and Single bedrooms.