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G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh appoints Martin Scott as General Manager

Martin Scott
G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh, part of the Quorvus Collection, has announced the appointment of Martin Scott as General Manager. Martin, who has over 16 years’ experience in the industry, will be overseeing the completion of the hotel’s extensive refurbishment which began in 2015 and includes the launch of a new bar later this year.

Malcolm Rann, Regional Director, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group said of the appointment: “Martin is known for being a young talent, known for his creativity and entrepreneurial flair and we are thrilled to have him on-board. He is joining G&V at an exciting time, following the re-design of the hotel’s suites in 2015, the G&V will be undertaking a full refurbishment of its ground-floor area, including: lobby and a brand new bar launch in Q4 2016.”  

Martin previously held the position of General Manager for the Cairn Hotel Group, overseeing the successful Edinburgh launch of Hotel Indigo on Princes Street as well as the running of Juniper Edinburgh and Twenty Princes Street Grill & Smokehouse.  

Martin is known for his excellent leadership and motivational skills, always getting the very best from his team.  He is results-driven and adapts quickly to any given situation, seeking out solutions, whilst being approachable and seeking support from his team.   

Martin said of his appointment “There could not have been a better time to join the team at the G&V, having seen the plans for the next six months we are all buzzing with anticipation. There is a very high energy in the team at the moment and we are looking forward to putting G&V on the map as the number one venue to visit in the city.”  

2015 saw the start of a major refurbishment for G&V Edinburgh, with the nine suites being re-worked by six highly skilled Scottish artists and designers. The suites evoke modern Scotland and have been individually designed by Scottish fashion designer Judy R Clark, artist Christine Clark, design duo Timorous Beasties, artist and textile designer Hatti Pattisson and furniture designer Holster.  

Local interior design studio Graven also designed its own unique suite and is currently working on plans for a complete refurbishment of the lobby and bar areas in Q4, while Timorous Beasties is overseeing a soft refurbishment of the hotel’s restaurant, Cucina, in June.  

Nightly rates at G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh start from £209 per night inclusive of breakfast.

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