Royal Victoria Hospital

Craigleith Road
Telephone: 0131 537 5000

Accessing the Hospital

The Royal Victoria Hospital is situated on Craigleith Road, Edinburgh EH4 2DN. The site is easily accessible by bus, with bus services 19, 29, 37, 38 42, 47 and 113 passing close to the main entrance. Some car parking is available but this is restricted – for further information please see the Frequently Asked Questions section below or contact the hospital on 0131 537 5000.


Visiting times

Please check the visiting times with the individual wards. You can do this by calling the ward through the hospital switchboard on 0131 537 5000.



At present there are six wards which include a mixture of single rooms (with en-suite toilet) and large four bedded bays each with a dedicated toilet and shower room. Every ward also has a fully-equipped bathroom. Significant investment in the building over 2013/14 has upgraded the facilities and they are modern, bright and to the highest standards. The images below show some of the rooms and facilities available at the Royal Victoria Hospital.

Frequently Asked Questions

We have prepared a list of Frequently Asked Questions to help answer any queries you might have about the upgraded Royal Victoria Site. 

Welcome to the RVH

The grounds of the RVH

A photo of the communal space

A photo of shower rooms at RVH

Photo of a bed in a bay at RVH

A photo of a bed in a bay at RVH

A photo of a bed against the window in a bay at RVH

A photo of a bed in a single room at RVH

A photo of a bathroom at RVH


Last Reviewed: 30/07/2014