Lanmark Edinburgh hotel reopens after £17 million revamp

Hilton Edinburgh Calton. Picture; contributed
Hilton Edinburgh Calton. Picture; contributed
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A LANDMARK hotel in the Capital has officially reopened after a £17 million revamp.

Bosses at Hilton Hotels and Resorts said they were delighted to be able to unveil the new Hilton Edinburgh Carlton on North Bridge.

The hotel offers 211 guest rooms, including junior and executive suites.

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton also boasts a Marco Pierre White steakhouse and grill, offering local produce and a classic dining menu, along with signature dishes and drinks for guests to sample.

Andreas Lackner, vice president for area brand management at Hilton Worldwide, said: “Hilton Edinburgh Carlton offers a chic hotel experience in a prime Edinburgh locale with its sleek design, top-notch amenities and all the benefits and high-quality service expected from Hilton Hotels and Resorts.

“We are delighted to be extending our footprint in Scotland and to welcome guests from all over the world, especially with the Edinburgh Fringe Festival taking place this month, attracting thousands of visitors.”

John Brennan, chief executive of Amaris Hospitality, said: “The Carlton Hotel is an iconic Edinburgh institution and today’s transition marks the completion of a £17m complete refurbishment program.”