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    Enjoy a fun and entertaining night at the Edinburgh Playhouse

    The Edinburgh Playhouse is one of Scotland’s oldest cinemas and is now home to musicals and touring plays. Opened in 1929, it was seen at the time as a cinema of the future due to its size. Its capacity is over 3000, making it one of the biggest musical theatres in the UK, and one of the most popular when the Edinburgh Fringe Festival is on.

    The hottest names in music, worldwide performers and west end musicals take to the famous stage to perform to the energetic crowds.

    Getting to the venue from our residence is easy. Our front desk staff are knowledgeable will be delighted to help plan your journey to Edinburgh Playhouse on foot or by taxi. The journey is around ten minutes by car. Our central location makes top-rated boutique hotels near Edinburgh Playhouse.

    The former cinema boasts an impressive capacity of over 3,000 seats acclaiming it as the UK’s largest working non-sporting theatre in terms of audience capacity. Modelled on the famous Roxy Cinema of New York city, the Playhouse first opened in 1929 as a super-cinema. Since then, it has been converted to one of the most popular cultural and arts centres in the Scottish capital. From Broadway’s Wicked to the Russian state ballet, famous chart topping artists such as Gary Barlow and the UK’s best comedians, you’ll be spoiled for choice in searching for entertainment for the perfect night out. Check out the upcoming events here and start planning your next trip.

    When staying with us you can have the ease of staying in the city centre with an abundance of amenities, shops and bars on your doorstep, while also being a short journey away from the theatre. In addition to retail stores and bustling bars of Edinburgh city centre, our luxury accommodation is just a short distance away from the major tourist attractions of Edinburgh castle, the iconic Edinburgh Zoo and Royal Yacht Britannia.

    Complement your stay in Edinburgh by residing in luxury boutique suites near Edinburgh Playhouse. Our accommodation options include classic deluxe rooms, junior and bespoke luxury suites to select from. Whether you are a solo traveller, or arrive with a group of friends, we have the perfect options for you. Our free Wi-Fi facility also enables you to keep on top of your social media channels and keep in touch with home. Before setting off for your show, why not book a pre theatre meal in our in-house restaurant and catch a couple of pre theatre drinks before the show to beat the queues at the bar. 

    Our award-winning TripAdvisor® accommodation offers personal service with a friendly smile. Why not register with our Fraser Rewards loyalty scheme to receive special discounts, added value extras and more whenever you stay with Fraser Hospitality across the world.

    As some of the closest hotel suites near the Edinburgh Playhouse, we are sure you will enjoy a fun and memorable trip to the Scottish capital.