Edinburgh B&B or exclusive-use Rental

Exclusive Use rental (sleeping up to 12) or
Bed and Breakfast accommodation in central Edinburgh.

One Royal Circus

One Royal Circus

Extracts from the Visitors' Book:
"Truly the Lear Jet of B&B's!" Jimmy Carr
"Had a great night here." JK Rowling
"A fabulous house." Euan McGregor
"What a beauty." Forbes Magazine

Bed and breakfast or exclusive rental

Whether you are a Bed and Breakfast guest, or renting Number One privately and exclusively, staying here is like having your own grand house in central Edinburgh.

Number One is a complete Georgian House overlooking Royal Circus Gardens, designed by that most celebrated of Edinburgh classical architects, William Playfair, and built in 1823.

There are three main double bedroom suites, plus a further two double/twin suites on the lower ground floor, a work-out gym and a one bedroom apartment suite, kitchen and sitting area. Further accommodation is available nearby if you have a large party.

Entrance Hall and stairs. To the left, the kitchen. To the right, the Pool Room.

Hall and stairs


Right and below, left and right;
The most magnificent room in the house is the first-floor Drawing Room with tall windows which look onto the gardens of Royal Circus, and a Baby Grand piano.

The painted ceiling is the original from 1823.

The Drawing Room is connected by arched doorway to the Lounge/Bar where guests can gather before going out for dinner.

Books, music, cable TV, dvd and video library. Playstation and games and Airport Extreme wireless internet access throughout house.

Drawing room
Bar Bar

Principal bedrooms:


Left and right;
Double room with en-suite bathroom.

"The bedrooms are sleek, soothing white on white and contemporary with Frette Linen and Philippe Starck fixtures."
Forbes Magazine.

Dressing room leading to shower-room

Left and right;
Double suite comprising double room, dressing room and en-suite shower room and wc.


Left and right;
Double suite comprising double room; private bathroom and additional children's room/dressing room with 2 single beds.


There are a further two double/twin suites on the lower ground floor, a work-out gym and a one bedroom apartment suite, kitchen and sitting area.

Bedrooms and Gym


Full continental and Scottish breakfast is served in the Kitchen, where a full Scottish breakfast is cooked to order.

iMac and cable tv.

Owners Mike and Susan Gordon and their resident house-keeper will be on hand to look after guests and offer useful advice on local amenities, entertainment and sights.

"A fabulous house and marvelous hospitality"



Bed and breakfast
£138 - £258 per night per double/twin room (based on double occupancy) inclusive of full Scottish and Continental breakfast, complimentary drinks and run of house.

Exclusive rental (sleeping up to 12)
Prices on application.

No smoking, and no pets please.

Guests have access to the private gardens in the middle of Royal Circus, just across the road from Number One.


To enquire or to book:

Please contact:
Mike and Susan Gordon

1 Royal Circus
Edinburgh EH3 6TL
Scotland, UK

Tel: 0131 625 6669
House mobile: 07771 930 816
Mike Gordon's mobile: 07836 702 029
or from outside the UK:
Tel: 44 131 625 6669
House mobile: 44 7771 930 816
Mike Gordon's mobile: 44 7836 702 029

Games room

Pool Room: Large vintage Brunswick pool table and Bonzini table-football.

Please tell Mike and Susan you found One Royal Circus through About Scotland!

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