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Crowne Plaza Edinburgh-The Roxburghe opens

rowne Plaza Edinburgh-The Roxburghe is ideally located in the heart of the city centre, on Edinburgh’s famous Charlotte Square, offering luxury rooms and facilities. Set in the heart of the New Town, the UNESCO World Heritage site embodies signature neo-classical and Georgian architecture, with the impressive Edinburgh Castle in the background.

The 198 room hotel is a Category A Listed Building, originally designed as a series of quintessential townhouses by Robert Adam, the Scottish neoclassical architect, interior designer and furniture designer in 1791. Several of the hotel rooms have retained their fine Georgian detail as the ultimate accolade to the famous designer, who influenced Western architecture, both in Europe and in North America.  

From the historical to the contemporary, Crowne Plaza Edinburgh-The Roxburghe’s modern wing has a range of contemporary rooms with an open aspect across the handsome George Street. The Club Lounge, main hotel Lounge and Lobby have been extensively refurbished by the Scottish design practice OCCA to retain the charming character of the city and compliment the existing extensive meeting facilities.    

Guests of Crowne Plaza Edinburgh-The Roxburghe can enjoy complimentary access to the Health and Fitness Suite, pool, sauna and gym. Ultimate relaxation seekers can head to the spa and choose from a range of treatments including purifying facials and detoxifying body massages.  

Matthew Luscombe, Chief Commercial Officer & SVP Franchise Operations, Europe, IHG said, “We are delighted to open Crowne Plaza Edinburgh-The Roxburghe in Scotland’s capital city. The Crowne Plaza hotels global portfolio has doubled since 2003 to nearly 400 hotels, with a further 98 in the pipeline due to open in the next three to five years*. Crowne Plaza Edinburgh -The Roxburghe is a shining beacon of the brand’s momentum and bright future. This prestigious hotel is influenced as much by its Georgian heritage as it is the contemporary vibrant cosmopolitan community currently residing in the heart of Edinburgh. The meeting and spa facilities ensure that whether a guest comes for work or a weekend of leisure, all their needs are met.”  

With the rapid growth of Crowne Plaza hotels in the pipeline, the existing hotels are evolving to ensure they surpass industry standards and continue to lead the sector.  The development of the brand focuses on raising product quality, consistency and driving performance across the portfolio. The result will be innovative new hallmarks that set Crowne Plaza hotels apart from its competitors, elevating all hotels to deliver enhanced products and services to meet guests’ needs.  

Marcello Ventisei, General Manager of Crowne Plaza Edinburgh-The Roxburghe said: “Crowne Plaza Edinburgh-The Roxburghe is the newest addition to the Crowne Plaza hotel family in Scotland. We are delighted to welcome guests to the heart of Edinburgh amid the most historic streets in the country. Guests have wonderful views across George Street and out towards Edinburgh Castle, taking in the renowned architecture of the area. The spa facilities offer the perfect pampering sessions and the pool and gym make the ideal get away from the hectic pace of city life. We hope that much like the City of Edinburgh, Crowne Plaza Edinburgh-The Roxburghe will exceed all expectation and find a special place in the hearts of our guests.”

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