Dakota Edinburgh: FAQs
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Dakota Edinburgh: FAQs

Everything you need to know before your stay in Edinburgh.

Welcome to Dakota Hotels Edinburgh! A scenic retreat just 25 minutes away from Edinburgh city centre, and a 15-minute drive from Edinburgh airport, whether you’re travelling for business or leisure Dakota Edinburgh is the perfect escape. Our devoted concierge team has thoughtfully curated a selection of insider tips and recommendations, ensuring that every moment of your visit is perfect.

What time is check in, and check out?

You are welcome to arrive and check-in at 3 pm, granting you ample opportunity to relax and enjoy your day before joining us at our renowned Bar & Grill to enjoy your evening meal. Departure time is set for 11 am the next morning, don’t miss the opportunity to book your breakfast with us, to guarantee a fantastic start to your day. If you require a late check-out, please feel free to contact our dedicated team directly, and they will be more than happy to assist you.

How can I contact Dakota Edinburgh?

We love hearing from our guests! For the most efficient assistance with any enquiries, we encourage you to directly contact the hotel. Contact Dakota Edinburgh directly by calling 0131 319 3690, and our warm and welcoming team will be thrilled to assist you. Alternatively, you have are welcome to send us an email with your request. Please be aware that we may take 24-48 hours to respond to email enquiries. You can find all our contact information listed here for your convenience.

Is there parking available at Dakota Edinburgh?

Dakota Edinburgh is thrilled to provide guests with complimentary car parking, right outside the hotel, for your convenience. For guests looking to utilise our facilities before or after their visit at Edinburgh Airport, we provide an exclusive special, allowing guests to stay, park and fly with us for a seamless, stress-free journey. You can book your Stay, Park, Fly package with us, here.

Is there anywhere to store my luggage?

We take great pleasure in offering you the chance to conveniently store your personal belongings either before or after your check-out in a safe and secure manner. Your peace of mind is our top priority, with this service in place, you can fully relax and make the most of your stay without the burden of lugging your bags along.

Do you accept walk-ins at Edinburgh bar and grill?

We extend a warm welcome to all walk-in guests, accommodating them on a first-come, first-served basis, subject to seating availability. Due to the high demand for our restaurants, our tables often fill up rapidly. To ensure a delightful and hassle-free experience, we encourage you to plan ahead and make a reservation in advance, whether it’s for drinks or dining. You can make your reservation quickly and conveniently through our website, by following the link here.

Do you have gym facilities for guests?

Our hotel features a gym on the 1st floor, free for in-house guests. You can work out from 7am to 9pm on weekdays, and 9am to 9pm on weekends. Just use your room key to access the gym. We’re all about making your stay comfortable and convenient!

What dietary requirements do you cater for?

We offer an extensive range of menu choices to enrich your dining experience. If you have specific dietary needs, we encourage you to get in touch with our specialised food and beverage team before your visit. They are always on hand to address any questions you may have. To directly contact the food and beverage team, you can reach out via email at grill@edb.dakotahotels.co.uk or by calling the hotel at 0131 319 3690.

Is there a dress code for Dakota?

At Dakota Hotels, our primary focus is to ensure your utmost comfort throughout your stay. Although we maintain a relaxed dress policy, we politely request that our guests avoid wearing sports shirts/colours or sport trainers.

Until we meet again…

We are excitedly looking forward to your upcoming visit to Dakota Edinburgh! To enhance your experience and provide you with some exclusive insights, we’ve compiled a selection of valuable tips generously shared by previous guests of Dakota Edinburgh.

“Great hotel if you have an early morning flight out of Edinburgh.” – Jonathon R, Jul 2023

“Let the front office team know what you want, and they won’t disappoint!” – James C, Jun 2023

“The restaurant is popular with non-residents so book your table when you book your stay.” – Trish Y, Jun 2023

If you need further details or any type of help, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Our team is committed to making sure your time at Dakota Glasgow is truly memorable. We would appreciate it if you could take a moment to share your thoughts and experiences by leaving a review after your stay. Your feedback is highly valuable to us, as we are constantly working to improve our services.