Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced the debut of its iconic W Hotels brand in Scotland. The internationally famous hotelier will open a hotel in Edinburgh. Set to open in 2021, the hotel will be a part of TH Real Estate’s Edinburgh St James scene.
The hotel was designed by Jestico + Whiles, an award winning architecture company, together with Allan Murray Architects. The 12-storey building will occupy the central part of the new development that will also provide space for retail and entertainment facilities, and residential apartments. Starwood hopes to bring to the city their signature modern design, signature services and famous W Happenings. Guests will be able to try the iconic Whatever/Whenever service that delivers guests whatever they want whenever they want it.
W hotel in Edinburgh will have 214 stylish guestrooms, including 20 spacious suites and one Presidential Suite (which is called Extreme Wow Suite at W hotels). The hotel will feature a roof-top bar with spectacular 360-degree views of the historic part of Edinburgh, a lounge bar W Lounge, signature FIT restaurant, AWAY Spa, and 2,450 sq. ft. of meeting and event space.
The Edinburgh St James is a huge development in the central part of the city that is expected to contribute 260 million pounds annually to Edinburgh’s economy. The development will consist of 850,000 sq. ft. of retail space, a large multi-screen cinema, and up to 250 new homes.