Posts Tagged 'Hotels in Edinburgh'

Developers fight to make Edinburgh building into luxury hotel

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Developers fight to make Edinburgh building into luxury hotel

Urbanist Hotels’ latest appeal against its rejected plans for Old Royal High School reopens battle with group wanting site for St Mary’s Music School.

A battle over one of Edinburgh’s most famous neoclassical buildings, the Old Royal High School, has intensified after a hotel consortium stepped up its bid to build a luxury hotel on the site.

The consortium has filed an appeal after councillors unanimously rejected its revised plans to build a smaller “six star” hotel around the A-listed neoclassical building ...

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Mixed month as Aberdeen hotels show signs of stablisation

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Mixed month as Aberdeen hotels show signs of stablisation

Market declines in Aberdeen continue to show signs of stablisation as hotels in Scotland’s three largest cities reported a mixed month during August.

The latest monthly LJ Forecaster Scottish Intercity Report, from tourism market research firm LJ Research, showed flat overall performance for city centre hotels in glasgow, strong growth in Edinburgh and a continuation of double-digit negative yields in Aberdeen during the month.

Average room occupancy was highest in Edinburgh with 92% of hotel rooms filled during a month in which ...

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Edinburgh more expensive than London for staycations

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Edinburgh more expensive than London for staycations

Edinburgh has topped London for cost in the latest survey of tourist destinations across the UK.

The Scottish capital was second only to Oxford for average double room price – and ahead of other major cities including Glasgow, Birmingham, Liverpool, Newcastle and Manchester.

The statistics found that an average room in Edinburgh will set you back £214.95 – as opposed to £191.51 in London.

And for the full holiday experience of hotel, breakfast, pint of beer and glass of wine, visitors to Edinburgh can ...

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Balmoral Hotel wins double awards success

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Balmoral Hotel wins double awards success

Edinburgh’s Balmoral Hotel has scored a double at the Catering Scotland (CIS) Awards when it was voted best group hotel and best restaurant.

Judges said the iconic hotel at No. 1 Princes Street, part of the Rocco Forte group, had “continued its delivery of world-class Scottish hospitality”.

They went on: “Several major new brand level projects were introduced during the year, including those focused on improving the family experience, greater use of local organic and nutritious food, and enhancement of its line ...

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