Font Size

100% 150% 200%

Background Colour

Default Contrast
Close Reset

Edinburgh, 53 Princes Street, Royal Hotel

Hotel (19th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, 53 Princes Street, Royal Hotel

Classification Hotel (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Mount Royal Hotel; J Dow & Son

Canmore ID 116401

Site Number NT27SE 1211

NGR NT 2551 7395

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
Canmore Disclaimer. © Copyright and database right 2021.

Toggle Aerial | View on large map

Digital Images

Administrative Areas

  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Architecture Notes

Architect: William Hamilton Beattie - Old Hotel (George Beattie & Son 1876)

New section built 1857


James Salisbury

Edinburgh. 53 Princes Street. Finished "under the inspection and superintendence of Mr Salisbury Architect"

(Edinburgh Evening Courant, Sept 2, 1793)


Sources: Dean of Guild Bundle 1812 July-December 1812 3.12.1812

Pet. Robert Paterson, Saddler

Nos 53-54 Princes Street

Minor improvements - ironwork balcony across 5 windows

- stable at rear of property

Plan and elevation of front to Princes Street. Unsigned

Plan and elevation of stables. Unsigned.


MyCanmore Image Contributions

Contribute an Image

MyCanmore Text Contributions