New Hotel Developments in Edinburgh

Published: 03 May 2018

Edinburgh is a number one destination for leisure and business tourists alike. With so much to do and see, visitors from all over the world flock to visit Edinburgh’s cobbled streets throughout the year. The city offers an outstanding choice of accommodation for all tastes and budgets, from traditional luxurious hotels located within some of the city’s finest listed buildings, to modern apartment hotels, boutiques and global brands.

Edinburgh is a prime hotspot for hotel development, with the city named as the number one city in the Colliers International UK Hotel Market Index 2017. Hotels in Edinburgh outperformed the rest of the UK last year, with the number of hotels on offer set to increase even further in the near future. 

Please read on to find out more about new and upcoming hotel developments and renovations, as well as our accommodation services, in Scotland’s capital city.

Eden Locke

Eden Locke (1)

A design-led aparthotel situated in a traditional Georgian listed building on one of the city’s trendiest streets, George Street. Comprising of 17 studios over 6 floors, Eden Locke opened its doors in July 2017 for those who want to ‘challenge the status quo and experience the unique and authentic.’ 

Hampton by Hilton

Hampton By Hilton

The city’s first Hampton by Hilton arrived in Edinburgh’s Fountainbridge area in October 2017. The new development boasts 228 rooms and adds to the hotel’s Scottish portfolio of five outlets. 

Radisson Collection Hotel, Royal Mile

Radisson Collection

The former G&V Royal Mile hotel has been rebranded to the Radisson Collection Royal Mile. A new collection of 14 hotels representing authenticity, design and exceptional service, Radisson Collection Royal Mile is a 5* Boutique Hotel comprising of 136 bedrooms at the intersection of some of Edinburgh’s most historic streets. 

Ten Hill Place

Ten Hill Place

Ten Hill Place, the hotel that forms part of the Royal College of Surgeons, is undergoing an £8.5million 52 room expansion, which will see the hotel increase to 129 rooms. All Hotel profits go directly into advancing and training surgical students worldwide.



A former lighthouse boat is being transformed to create Scotland's first ‘boatique’ hotel which is set to open in September 2018. The 239-foot-long MV Fingal is undergoing a £3.5M conversion into a luxury 23-bedroom hotel that will be moored up alongside the UK’s top visitor attraction, the Royal Yacht Britannia in Leith.  

The Edinburgh Grand

50 modern and luxurious apartments enriched in illustrious heritage are being developed within a famous former banking landmark. Opening in June 2018, The Edinburgh Grand is situated in a prime location looking over St Andrew Square in the heart of the city. Apartments come in a gamut of shapes and sizes, hosting from one to six guests, from uniquely configured Grand Studios, to the jaw-dropping, three-bedroom, rooftop Penthouse with its staggering 360o panoramic view. 

Marriott Moxy Hotel at Edinburgh Airport

The new Moxy development, Marriott International’s budget-lifestyle brand, is opening a new budget hotel at Edinburgh airport in 2018. Featuring 230 bedrooms over 5 floors, key features include a vibrant lobby with bar, 24/7 self-service grab-and-go food and an extensive number of power points for personal devices.

Market Street Hotel

A £20million 4* Boutique Hotel development in Edinburgh’s historic Old Town is set to open in spring 2018. Situated in a prime location within Edinburgh’s UNESCO World Heritage site, the seven floor, 98-bedroom hotel will include a resident’s lounge and executive area for guests on the top floor with panoramic views of the city. 


With over 20,000 beds to choose from, our experienced Accommodation Booking Service Team can help you find the perfect accommodation. The Team are very well-connected with a range of hotels across the city and can negotiate allocations of rates for clients for either commission or a net fee. Please contact for more information or to make an enquiry.  

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