Courtyard Edinburgh, from Marriott International, is a contemporary four star hotel in Edinburgh’s city centre located opposite John Lewis. The hotel marks the arrival of a new style of hotel in the capital, bringing the prestige of the Marriott name with an innovative mix of a café, bar, restaurant and work spaces. With 240 rooms, Courtyard Edinburgh is designed for both business travellers looking for a place where they can “switch off” as well as for leisure travellers. It has a bold and fun style that shines through its décor and innovative mix of vibrant social areas ideal for business or pleasure.
The hotel’s restaurant – The Lantern Room – has a separate entrance enabling local residents to make use of its facilities without having to enter the hotel. Guests can enjoy all-day dining choosing from a selection of locally-sourced dishes and an extensive drinks menu. The hotel also offers a multi-functional meeting room with the latest technology and free WiFi.
In the heart of Edinburgh’s new shopping and entertainment hub at the east end of Prince’s Street, the hotel is close to Edinburgh’s Tram line and within easy reach of the stunning views from Calton Hill. This provides an ideal location for those from out of town, who can easily reach the centre and ongoing travel arrangements in a matter of minutes.
The hotel comprises aseries of three adjoining Georgian townhouses, one of which was home to Robert Stevenson, the famous Scottish lighthouse engineer and the grandfather of ‘Treasure Island’ author Robert Louis Stevenson.
The hotel is owned and was developed by Edinburgh-based real estate company Chris Stewart Group, best known for its award-winning Advocate’s Close development in Edinburgh’s Old Town.