First Look inside Edinburgh's newest luxury hotel with Champagne bar overlooking Waverley

A £20 million luxury hotel which is expected to open its doors to visitors in early August is the latest addition to Edinburgh’s Old Town.

Wednesday, 24th July 2019, 1:37 pm
The Market Street Hotel.

Tucked between Craig’s Close and the City Arts Centre stands the eight storey Market Street Hotel, which boasts a top floor champagne lounge with panoramic views of the city centre.

Here is a first look at the hotel from the inside...

The Market Street Hotel, which boasts 98 rooms, will add a splash of modernity to this historic Edinburgh street.

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The hotel offers panoramic views of the city centre, stretching from Waverley Valley to the New Town and Princes Street Gardens to Calton Hill.
The hotel offers four room sizes ranging from cozy to vista and one Alba Suite with the rooms starting from 166 per night.
Shutters to the bedroom offer some privacy to an area where the open marble sink is centre of attention beside a sliding door which opens to a contemporary bathroom and shower area.
The Market Street Hotel will offer food throughout the day from breakfast, to snacks, to small plates of which guests can pick as few or as many as they like.
The key feature in the hotel is the outdoor spaces. Those in the Nor Loft can enjoy the city skyline from a balcony which sits above Waverley and offers a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle.
The marble sink is the focus of the bathrooms.
The hotel was designed by FG Stijl, whose impressive portfolio includes Amsterdams award-winning The College Hotel, which opened in 2005 and the flagship Park Hyatt, Vienna.
The lounge features an island bar made of tasteful marble where guests can enjoy a taste of luxury with 20 specially picked Champagnes ranging from the house pick to top of the range.
The contemporary rooms each have a coffee machine, Dyson hair dryer, GHD straighteners, a complimentary mini bar and stylish slippers.
The hotel offers an escape from the city while being right at the heart of it. With the attention to detail and a passionate team, it offers a unique view of Edinburgh and has been created with the modern traveller in mind.
More stunning views across Edinburgh.
A coffee table in one of the bedrooms.