We are delighted to welcome you to the Linton Collection apartments set in the heart of Edinburgh. A city steeped in history with a rich architectural heritage, and with its Old and New Towns listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we have taken extra steps to ensure your safety during your stay with us and have removed all literature from the apartments to limit touch points.

Our full check-in email will have been sent prior to this and will detail how to access the building and your individual apartment; this web page is specifically for information that will be relevant during your stay including local information and instruction manuals for all appliances within the apartment.

Thank you for choosing to stay with the Linton Collection, we hope you enjoy your stay and have a wonderful time exploring this beautiful city.


Property Manager: 0131 618 6565. Email:

Office: 0131 208 8028. Email: Office hours are Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm.

If your query is urgent we recommend calling our property manager as emails are monitored periodically out with office hours.


The apartments are operated without keys; your entry code provides access to the main building, luggage store and your reserved apartment.

The entry code expires on your departure date at 11.00 am for the apartment only but will allow access to the main door and luggage store, until midnight, to retrieve any left luggage.

On entry, please use the hand sanitizer provided and maintain social distancing between other guests and staff at all times.

Please be aware that North Bridge Lofts does not have a reception desk and if you need any assistance at any time during your stay we are available by phone or email. At this time early/later check-in/out times cannot be offered due to our enhanced cleaning procedures.


All guests are requested to check-out by 11.00 am, there is no need to contact us on check-out, just close your apartment door behind you.


Luggage can be held for guests in our luggage store, located underneath the stairs in the main entrance hall. Your apartment entry code will provide access to this. The 4 digit code is valid from 6am on date of arrival and until midnight on date of departure giving access to both the main door and luggage store. Please try to avoid touching other guests’ luggage and if needed, use the disposable gloves provided.


CCTV surveillance is monitored in all public spaces of the building to ensure guest safety.


Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in each apartment, access details below.

NETWORK: Linton Collection
PASSWORD: northbridge



The closest train station is Edinburgh Waverley at the foot of The Scotsman steps. You’ll find the Scotsman steps to the right of The Scotsman Hotel main entrance, on North Bridge, which leads down to Market Street. (Turn left out of Linton Collection apartments to reach The Scotsman Hotel.)


You can normally flag down a black cab on the High Street or there is a taxi rank outside the Radisson Hotel main entrance. Alternatively, you can book a taxi, see below companies we recommend:

City Cabs – Tel: 0131 228 1211
Central Taxis – Tel: 0131 229 2468
Capital Cars – Tel: 0131 777 7777


The closest bus stops are on either North Bridge or South Bridge and both provide links around the City.

Lothian buses timetable
Lothian buses – Tel: 0131 554 4494
Tram information –
Closest tram stop – St Andrew Square


Airport transfers go from Waverley Bridge, outside Waverley Station. Airlink 100 is a direct service and further information can be found at


We recommend parking at the APCOA Waverley Station car park which is located on New Street. As a guest of the Linton Collection, please show confirmation of your stay to the customer service desk on departure to validate your 20% discount.


If you are staying with us for less than 4 nights, housekeeping is not currently provided or offered. If you require additional towels we can provide these using a contactless service. Please contact us at to arrange.

If you are staying for 4+ nights, we will contact you directly to discuss servicing your apartment(s).


An iron and ironing board are located in the apartments. These can be found in the wardrobe along with a drying frame.


A hairdryer is located in the apartment’s wardrobe.


Apartments 7 – 9:
This apartment has traditional radiators which can be adjusted with the dial at the base of each radiator. Turn clockwise to increase or anti-clockwise to decrease the temperature.

Apartment 10:
The master radiator is the furthest left beside the dining table. Ensure this is switched on to the ‘man’ (manual) position. If this isn’t visible, press the ‘mode’ button until ‘man’ is displayed. Ensure the slider on the right is then at your desired temperature. Once the master radiator is set, adjust the sliders on all other radiators to heat.

Apartments 11 – 14:
Ensure the radiator is on by pressing the power button below the display screen. The M (manual) symbol must also by showing in the top left corner of the display screen. If showing an A, please press the bottom button of the control arrows until the M is displayed.

To adjust the heat, press the + or – button below the display as desired to get to the correct temperature.

EXTRACTOR FAN (apartment 13 only)

The extractor fan can be noisy if it is left on. You can switch this off at any time using the silver switch outside the bathroom door. It is located above head height to the left of the bathroom door. Please remember to turn it on before you use the shower as the steam may trigger the fire alarm.


There is a First Aid box provided under the sink in the kitchen. For anything more serious contact details for NHS Direct and local hospitals are detailed in this guide.


All apartments and public areas are strictly non-smoking environments. If you smoke in your apartment you will be charged up to £250 to cover the cost of cleaning.


Pets are not permitted in our apartments.



User manuals for all appliances are located under the kitchen sink.


(a pan needs to be on the hob with either food or water inside for the hob to work)

  1. To turn the hob on press the POWER ON button for one second.
  2. If the hob displays the BL symbol, the child lock has been activated. To deactivate the child lock press both padlock keys together until you hear a beep and the BL symbol disappears.
  3. Select the required cooking zone using the appropriate zone selection key.
  4. Use the + and – button to select the cooking temperature.
  5. To turn the hob off hold down the POWER ON button for two seconds.
  6. The cooking zone will still be hot after being switched off and the symbol H will appear.


(This appliance has different functions, full instructions can be found in the user manual)

  1. Push the left hand knob briefly to open the oven door
  2. Turn the right hand knob to select one of the following functions:
    – Microwave
    – Microwave and grill
    – Grill
    – Defrost by time
    – Defrost by weight
    – Pizza function
  3. Turn the left hand knob to set the time and cooking temperature. Press the knob to confirm.
  4. The display screen will show your chosen function, cooking time, temperature and other parameters.
  5. If the parameters are correct, press right hand knob to start cooking.
  6. Press right hand knob to pause cooking and again to resume.


  1. To switch the machine on press the ON/OFF Power button.
  2. Load your laundry, add the detergent and close the door.
  3. Set the wash cycle by using the appropriate knob.
  4. Set the spin speed.
  5. Start the washing cycle by press the START/PAUSE button.
  6. To cancel the setting press the START/PAUSE button and select new cycle.
  7. At the end of the cycle the END indicator light will switch on and the DOOR LOCKED indicator will switch off.
    Please do not try and force the machine door open, it will unlock once the cycle has completed.


The Nespresso coffee machine is very easy to use. Please ensure there is water in the reservoir at the back of the machine.

  1. Press either button on top of the machine and these will flash green for 25 seconds.
  2. Once both buttons display a solid green light, the machine is ready to use.
  3. Pull the bar up, insert a capsule (with the silver disc of foil facing you) and close.
  4. Select either a single or double espresso.


To play the DAB radio:

  1. Extend the antenna and press the POWER ON button.
  2. The stations will tune automatically, move the joystick above the SELECT button up and down or left to right to scroll through the stations. Move the joystick above the SELECT to select the station.
  3. To play your own music using Bluetooth:
    a – Press the POWER ON button.
    b – Press the MODE button until the BLUETOOTH mode intro screen is displayed. It will now begin ‘pairing’ and say DISCOVERABLE on screen.
    c – On your Bluetooth device, make sure Bluetooth is enable and initiate a search. When the search is completed SUPERSIGNAL will be listed.
    d – Select SUPERSIGNAL. Your device will confirm ‘pairing’ has been completed.
  4. Should you need a ‘Pass Key’ please use code: 0000
  5. Play your music as normal on your own device.


All the televisions have Freeview, all you need to do is switch on the TV and select the channel using the remote control.


All details are correct at the time of printing however, with Covid-19 restrictions in place, we suggest contacting them directly to discuss their opening times and any restrictions they may have.


Wedgwood the restaurant Royal Mile, 267 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8BQ 0131 558 8737
Angels with bagpipes 343 High Street, Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1PW 0131 220 1111
David Bann 56-58 St Mary’s Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SX 0131 556 5888
Whiski bar and restaurant 119 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SG 0131 556 3095
Monteith’s 61 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SR 0131 557 0330
Mother India’s Café 3-5 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh EH1 1LT 0131 524 9801
La Garrigue 31 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DH 0131 557 3032
Ciao Roma 64 South Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1LS 0131 557 3777
Hewats 123b High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SG 0131 557 5732
Amber restaurant 354 Castle Hill, Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2NE 0131 477 8477
The Witchery by the Castle Castlehill, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2NF 0131 225 0977
Ondine restaurant 2 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1AD 0131 226 1888
The Devil’s Advocate 9 Advocates Close, Edinburgh EH1 1ND 0131 225 4465
Makar’s Gourmet Mash Bar 9 North Bank Street, Edinburgh EH1 2LP 0131 226 1178
Thai Orchid 5a Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2PW 0131 225 6633
Divino Enoteca 5 Merchant Street, Edinburgh EH1 2QD 0131 225 1770
Gurkha Café 25/27 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh EH1 1BP 0131 225 2832
Terra Marique 36 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2EL 0131 229 0070


Edinburgh Larder 15 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh EH1 1NB 0131 556 6922
Ostara Café 52 Coburg St, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6HJ 0131 285 8019
Casa Amiga 7-9 North Bridge Arcade, Edinburgh EH1 1QL 0131 466 0957
Leo’s Beanery 23A Howe Street, Edinburgh EH3 6TF 0131 556 8403
Southern Cross Café 63A Cockburn Street, Edinburgh EH1 1BS 0131 622 0622
The Milkman 7 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh EH1 1BP 07772 077920
Cairngorm Coffee Company 41A Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 1EP 0131 629 1420
Fortitude Coffee 3C York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EB 0131 557 3063
The Elephant House 21 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EN 0131 220 5355
Roseleaf 23-24 Sandport Place, Edinburgh EH6 6EW 0131 476 5268


21212 3 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5AB 0131 523 1030
Number One Balmoral Hotel, 1 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2EQ 0131 557 6727
Martin Wishart 54 Shore, Edinburgh EH6 6RA 0131 553 3557
The Kitchin 78 Commercial Street, Edinburgh EH6 6LX 0131 555 1755
Condita 15 Salisbury Place, Edinburgh, EH9 1SL 0131 667 5777


Forage and Chatter 1A Alva Street, Edinburgh EH2 4PH 0131 225 4599
Dishroom 3a St Andrew Square, Edinburgh EH2 2BD 0131 202 6406
The Ivy 6 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh EH2 2BD 0131 526 4777
The Refinery 5 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh EH2 2BD 0333 210 0017
Grazing by Mark Greenaway Rutland Street, Edinburgh EH1 2AB 0131 222 8857
Gardener’s Cottage 1 Royal Terrace Gardens, London Rd, Edinburgh EH7 5DX 0131 558 1221
Scran and Scallie 1 Comely Bank Road, Stockbridge, Edinburgh EH4 1DT 0131 332 6281
Nok’s Kitchen 8 Gloucester Street, Edinburgh EH3 6EG 0131 225 4804
The Table 3A Dundas Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QG 0131 281 1689
Pickles 56A Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3SA 0131 557 5005
Purslane Restaurant 33a St Stephen Street, Stockbridge, Edinburgh EH3 5AH 0131 226 3500
Aizle 38 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4HQ 0131 527 4747
Six by Nico 97 Hanover St, Edinburgh, EH2 1DJ 0131 225 5050
Tattu 18 West Register St, Edinburgh, EH2 2AA 0131 558 1922
Hemingway’s 1 Commercial St, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6JA 0131 554 5272
Ship on the Shore 24-26 Shore, Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6QN 0131 555 0409
Aurora 187 Great Junction Street, Edinburgh, EH6 5LQ 0131 554 5537
New Chapter 18 Eyre Pl, Edinburgh, EH3 5EP 0131 556 0006


Hula Juice Bar 103-105 West Bow, Edinburgh EH1 2JP 0131 220 1121
Hendersons 25c Thistle Street, Edinburgh EH2 1DX 0131 225 2605


Edinburgh and Scotland’s iCentre is in Princes Mall on Princes Street (near Waverley Station), telephone number 0131 473 3868 or visit

All details are correct at the time of printing however, with Covid-19 restrictions in place, we suggest contacting them directly to discuss their opening times and any restrictions they may have.


Edinburgh Castle Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG 0131 225 9846
Holyrood Palace Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8DX 0303 123 7306
National Gallery The Mound, Edinburgh EH2 2EL 0131 624 6200
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art 75 Belford Road, Edinburgh EH4 3DR 0131 624 6200
Scottish National Portrait Gallery 1 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JD 0131 624 6200
HMY Britannia Ocean Terminal, Ocean Drive, Edinburgh EH6 6JJ 0131 555 5566
Edinburgh Zoo 134 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh EH12 6TS 0131 334 9171
Our Dynamic Earth 112-116 Holyrood Gait, Edinburgh EH8 8AS 0131 550 7800
The Scotch Whisky Experience 354 Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NE 0131 220 0441
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Arboretum Place, Edinburgh EH3 5NZ 0131 248 2909
Mary King’s Close 2 Warriston’s Close, High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1PG 0131 225 0672
St Giles’ Cathedral High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1RE 0131 225 9442
The Edinburgh Dungeon 31 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DF 0871 423 2250
Princes Street Gardens Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2HG 0131 529 7921
Scott Monument Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh EH2 2EJ 0131 529 4068



Below is a list of salons, spas and gyms located nearby. All details are correct at the time of printing however, with Covid-19 restrictions in place, we suggest contacting them directly to discuss their opening times and any restrictions they may have.

Ali Willmore Hairdressing 13 St Marys Street, Edinburgh EH1 1TA 0131 556 6751
Paterson SA Hair 17 South Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9JD 0131 662 4066
Medusa Hair 63 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HJ 0131 225 6700
Blow HQ 21 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh EH1 1BP 0131 225 3043
Brian Drumm 37 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2HN 0131 225 2760
Charlie Miller 8 South St Andrew Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AZ 0131 556 9898
Ishi Hair & Beauty 113 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 1DJ 0131 225 2252


One Spa 8 Conference Square, Edinburgh EH3 8AN 0131 221 7777
Radisson Blu, Melrose Spa 80 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1TH 0131 473 6512
G&V Royal Mile 1 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1AD 0131 220 6666
Waldorf Astoria Princes Street, Edinburgh EH1 2AB 0131 222 8836
Rocco Forte Spa 1 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2EQ 0131 622 8880
Hilton Edinburgh Carlton 19 North Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1SD 0131 472 3000
PURE Apex Waterloo Place 23-27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh EH1 3BH 0843 507 1888


Lauren Gollan Make Up Arch 11, 21 East Market Street, Edinburgh EH8 8FS 0131 557 1401
Emma Motion Make Up 37 W Preston Street, Edinburgh EH8 9PU 7899 838289
Cyan Beauty 11 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DR 0131 557 2201
Ora Beauty 19 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4HN 0131 229 0600
Sleeping Beauty Salon 80 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1TH 0131 202 6583
Zen Lifestyle 84 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 1EL 0131 516 1895



Royal Mile Pharmacy 67 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SR 0131 556 1971
Boots the Chemist Ltd 40-44 North Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1QN 0131 220 1879
Lindsay & Gilmour Pharmacy 11 Elm Row, Edinburgh EH7 4AA 0131 556 4316


Exchange Edinburgh, Waverley Waverley Mall, Edinburgh EH1 1BQ 0131 557 5700
No1 Currency Exchange Edinburgh High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1PE 0131 220 0080
Eurochange Edinburgh Waverley Waverley Mall, Edinburgh EH1 1BQ 0131 556 2725
Currency Exchange Bureau High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1PD 0131 260 9971


Sixt Car Hire 26 Greenside Row, Q-Park, Edinburgh EH1 3AJ 0844 499 3399
Europcar – Waverley Station Waverley Train Station, Edinburgh EH1 1BB 0371 384 3453
Hertz – Edinburgh City Centre 10 Picardy Place, Edinburgh EH1 3JT 0844 499 3399
Alamo Rent A Car Level 2, New Street Car Park, Edinburgh EH8 8BH 0131 556 6340
Enterprise Rent-A-Car New Street Car Park, Edinburgh EH8 8BH 0131 556 6340


Cycle Scotland 29 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh EH1 1NB 0131 556 5560
Biketrax 11 Lochrin Place, Edinburgh EH3 9QX 0131 228 6633
Ezeepedal Bikes will be hand delivered to the hotel 07475 285740
Social Bike 25 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh EH8 9BX 0131 667 8705


188 High Street
Tel: 0131 226 6966
In an Emergency dial 999

McDonald Rd
Tel: 0131 556 4852

For any medical situation
and 24-hour advice
Tel: 08454 24 24 24
In an Emergency dial 999


Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
(for over 13’s)
51 Little France Crescent
Old Dalkeith Rd
EH16 4SA
Tel: 0131 536 1000

Royal Hospital for Sick Children
(for under 13’s)
9 Sciennes Road
Tel: 0131 536 1000