Perfectly located on the outskirts of Edinburgh, not far from the city’s bustling centre, the four-star Norton House hotel is an ideal place to visit the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh Zoo and Festival Theatre.
Originally built in 1840 and decorated in the elaborate Renaissance style this luxurious property displays highly eclectic tastes and warm cozy ambiance. It was completely refurbished to provide guests with contemporary amenities. Norton House hotel offers an exclusive brand new health club and luxurious spa with an extensive range of treatments, a well-equipped fitness centre, five event rooms suitable for seminars, private dining and weddings and six conference rooms ideal for training and private company meetings.
All 83 guestrooms, furnished in the grand style of a country mansion, are designed to the highest, most comfortable standard. They provide leisure travelers with traditional country retreat and offer business visitors excellent working conditions, office equipment and high speed internet access.
The superb award winning cuisine is the very essence of Norton House. Its on-site Ushers Restaurant and the Brasserie offer a varied menu in a relaxed surrounding, using the finest of Scottish clan theme and local ingredients.
Norton House is close to Scotland’s major motorway network, only 5km to Edinburgh International Airport and 10km to Edinburgh Haymarket train station.
Year renovated: 2012.
Number of rooms: 83.
Norton House’s 83 guestrooms are decorated in traditional and modern style with marble, leather, gleaming mirrors and rich fabrics providing an outstanding luxurious finish. Among them one can find standard double rooms with double beds, standard twin rooms with twin beds, deluxe rooms with double beds, executive rooms with double beds, junior suites and luxury double rooms with double beds and luxury twin rooms with twin beds.
All rooms are complete with widescreen television, DVD and CD players, direct-dial phones, complimentary luxury toiletries, air conditioning and heating, tea and coffee making facilities, safe deposit boxes and free high speed internet access. A continental breakfast is included with your booking.
All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. Babysitting facilities are available on site.
Ushers Restaurant is a place where the guests can enjoy exquisite cuisine alongside the special atmosphere. It offers great gourmet food and a fantastic wine list.
Breakfast buffet is served to visitors Wednesday to Saturday from 7am to 9.30am and on Sundays from 8am to 10am. Lunch is daily from noon till 2.30pm and dinner from 7pm to 9.30pm.
The Brasserie creates a funky atmosphere to enjoy traditional British cuisine. Here the guests will find great traditional food and an accompanying wine list. It is open to visitors on weekdays for breakfast from 7am to 10am, dinner is from noon to 2pm and supper – from 6pm to 9.30pm. On weekends the breakfast is served from 8am to 10.30am, dinner – from 12am to 2.30pm and supper - from 6pm to 9.30pm.
The Conservatory Lounge and Drawing Room invites the guests for a decadent champagne afternoon tea, a business meeting or simply for catching up with friends. It is a comfortable and relaxing place to get away from the stresses of the daily routine. Lounge menu is available to visitors from 6am to 1am.
For business purposes the hotel offers five event rooms catering from two to 300 guests. These rooms are suitable for seminars, private dining and weddings whilst the six conference rooms within the Gathering Conference Centre are more suited to training and private company meetings. Added in 2008 the Garden Suite, housed in the Walled Garden, can cater for conferences from 10 to 200 functions.
The hotel’s 15 flexible, functional and individual meeting rooms are ideal for all styles of meetings, events, training courses and conferences. With capacities of up to 300 delegates for meetings and 200 guests for dinner, complimentary parking, scanner/printer/photocopier/fax machines, secretarial service and high speed internet access they are well placed to handle any enquiry.
An oasis of calm and well-being, Norton House creates the perfect space for retreatment and relaxation. The hotel offers its exclusive brand new health club and luxurious spa, providing the ultimate in pure indulgence with an extensive range of treatments.
The health club provides a fitness center with the latest equipment, a fantastic group exercise studio, a swimming pool, a hydrotherapy pool and a sauna.
The spa and wellness centre is designed to create a sense of warmth, security, luxury and blissful relaxation. Clients are cocooned in the spa for their own individual journey, allowing highly skilled therapists to carry out their roles and optimize the client experience.
The facilities at Norton spa include the 18m heated swimming pool, a hydrotherapy pool, an experience shower, a traditional sauna, a steam room, an exercise studio and Jacuzzi. Among the available treatments are bamboo massage, lava shell massage, make-up application, classic manicure and pedicure, luxury manicure with thermal mittens, executive foot and leg treatment, Indian head massage, mud treatment, stress reliever wrap and face and body sensation.
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