For years it was a collection of derelict municipal buildings. Now the former playground of a Scottish king in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle has been transformed into an Aparthotel operated by Staycity. The property, with 128 studio, one-bed and two-bed apartments, has filled a gloomy gap mid-way along King’s Stables Road near the Grassmarket […]
Edinburgh’s latest hotel has opened for business, and brings one of the biggest boutique brands in the UK back home to where it all began. Development company S Harrison has transformed 18th century Buchan House in St Andrew Square into the latest outlet for Malmaison. The chain was launched in Leith in 1994 by Ken […]
One of Scotland’s top hotels hosted a party for more than 300 guests to mark the return of the largest luxury hotel brand in the world. The George, in George Street, Edinburgh, ended its brief association with Principal in the summer and has been re-branded the InterContinental Edinburgh – The George. It is the only […]
It’s difficult not to be enchanted by Italy’s picturesque towns, says PAUL KIDDIE Best known for its link to Shakespeare and the setting for the romantic tale of ‘Romeo and Juliet’, Verona will soon have you falling head over heels for its unique charm. The ancient city in the north of Italy has established itself […]
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