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Step inside Marine North Berwick – the ultimate romantic coastal spa break

Marine & Lawn Hotels & Resorts bring you the most serene, scenic and secluded staycation spot in the heart of a charming Scottish seaside town.

Written by Rachael Nichol
Published 04.02.2023

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There’s nothing like a breath of fresh sea air to help you feel refreshed, recharged and ready to take on what 2023 has in store for you.

Imagine waking up to the sound of lapping waves, indulging in the finest food whilst taking in the scenic views before relaxing with a luxurious spa treatment – sounds like the ultimate retreat, right? Meet Marine North Berwick.

Just a 33-minute train/drive from Edinburgh and just over a two-hour direct train from Newcastle, you’ll find Marine North Berwick. Nestled in the heart of North Berwick between two golden sandy bays and the captivating East Lothian landscape, with views of the Firth of Forth estuary and Bass Rock.

We take you on a tour of this breathtaking Victorian spa hotel that lets you experience historic North Berwick with modern, luxury comforts giving you a relaxing staycation you won’t be forgetting any time soon.

P.S: There’s free onsite parking and your four-legged friends can come along, too!




With a range of 84 luxurious rooms and spacious suites, there’s no better place to kick back, sink into a cloud-like mattress and listen to the ocean whilst getting your rest before exploring North Berwick.

Each room was designed to reflect the local flora and fauna with coastal inspired touches. Think warm woods, pops of blue with bright and airy accents that create an inviting space for you to relax and unwind.


Marine Classic Double or Twin

Overlooking a pleasant tree-lined avenue, sink into a king-size or double bed, relax with a drink from the minibar or simply watch the world go by from your window.

Marine Deluxe King or Twin Seaview

With fabulous views of the West Links Golf Course, Firth of Forth estuary and islands, this room with a plush-king-sized bed offers a relaxing stay.


Marine Classic Double Seaview

This room offers the perfect vantage point to admire the Firth of Forth and its infamous islands, featuring a cosy double bed, a tastefully decorated ensuite and plenty of fabulous amenities.

Marine Double Double

Featuring two double-size beds situated side-by-side, this room has a bright, airy ensuite with a walk-in shower and separate bath, along with gorgeous Floris products.


Marine King or Twin Suite

This luxurious suite is perfect for families or group travel, featuring sumptuous king-size bed or twin bed options, as well as a separate lounge area with a sofa bed.


Marine Junior Suite

With a king-size bed, separate dressing room, sofa and writing desk, this spacious suite is perfect if you prefer a bit more space or need to work during your stay.


Marine West Links Seaview Suite

This luxurious suite is perfect for families or group travel, featuring a sumptuous king-size bed or twin bed options, as well as a separate lounge area with a sofa bed and the best breathtaking views from its five windows.


Looking for the perfect spot to dine, we’ve got you covered. At Marine North Berwick, dining is an experience – and one you won’t find anywhere else.

The Lawn

You can only expect the finest of Scottish and British cooking at The Lawn restaurant. Serving breakfast and dinner, menus champion in-season ingredients and dishes inspired by the spirit of the hotel’s surroundings and made with local produce (we hear the local beef is ‘outstanding’), game and freshly caught seafood. From afternoon teas to Sunday dinners, get a real taste of the East Coast of Scotland and the Scottish Borders.

Bass Rock Bar and Lounge

Paying tribute to a spectacular natural attraction that has been settled for over 800 years, Bass Rock Bar and Lounge offers unrivalled views, providing a wonderful ambience in which to reflect and unwind. Enjoy all-day dining and drinks in this relaxed setting, alongside cocktails, international wines, award-winning whiskies, and local spirits, together with Scottish craft beers and ales.


And if those soothing seaside views and comfy, peaceful suites aren’t calming enough, don’t miss out on the ultimate relaxation experience by visiting The Spa at Marine North Berwick.

Rest, recharge and revitalise with a scenic indoor/outdoor hydro pool, thermal suite – featuring the likes of a sauna, aroma steam room and tropical shower- and six treatment rooms providing luxurious face and body massage treatments.

Plus, if you’re wanting to de-stress the onsite complete gym is there ready to use.

For those looking for an active break, the on-site gym is fully kitted out, including two Peloton bikes. The beach is just a stroll away too for long walks and scenic jogs and the indoor pool is perfect for lengths

Spa deals

Mid-Week Spa Escape

Enjoy an overnight stay with breakfast and unwind with a 30-minute treatment of your choice at The Spa.

Available Sunday – Thursday


Marine Coastal Retreat

Indulge in an unforgettable overnight stay including a 40-minute Caudalie spa treatment and a £40 dining credit per person. Experience also includes a bottle of prosecco in your room and an exclusive Marine & Lawn chocolate bar. 




East Lothian is a fabulous destination for golfers boasting 21 golf courses along 30 miles of breath-taking coast. Marine North Berwick sits within putting distance of North Berwick Golf Club and offers a range of amenities for golf enthusiasts.

Bike rentals

Explore North Berwick by bicycle with complimentary rentals available at Marine North Berwick all year round.

Bass Rock Boat Tour

BlueWild sails you to Bass Rock, the Isle of May, to world-famous colonies of gannets and puffins where seals, dolphins and whales roam the historic North Sea coast.

Walk on North Berwick beach

Take a refreshing stroll along beautiful two beaches with views over the Firth of Forth.

Hike up North Berwick Law

Challenge yourself by climbing this conical hill that stands at 613 ft above sea level and overlooks the East Lothian town of North Berwick.

Go on a gin Distillery tour

Experience an environment of learning, sampling and relaxation on a Ginspiration Tour. Discover and taste NB Gin’s world-class spirits and unwind in the distillery’s beautiful surroundings.

Have a go at water sports

Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, Ocean Vertical gives you a chance to try paddleboarding, sea kayaking and plenty more water sports.


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