TLE are very excited to hear that Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® has been appointed by Duddingston House Properties (DHP) and Urbanist Hotels to manage Rosewood Edinburgh which will open in 2018 which will be the 4th Rosewood property in Europe.
The Rosewood Edinburgh will be located in the former Royal high School at Carlton Hill and will offer panoramic views across the city. The highschool was designed by Thomas Hamilton and completed in 1829 and is a neoclassical listed building. Award winning Scottish artchitects Gareth Hoskins will restore the building.
147 guestrooms and suites a restaurant and bar as well as Sense spa and fitness centre is planned for the hotel.
Radha Arora, president, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts says “Rosewood Edinburgh is a prime example of Rosewood’s philosophy of A Sense of Place,” “The former Royal High School is an Edinburgh landmark and we will be drawing on our experience with historic properties such as The Carlyle, Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco and Hôtel de Crillon to ensure the heritage and history of this building is preserved and celebrated.”
“Attracting a brand of Rosewood’s stature is a major coup for Edinburgh and Scotland,” says David Orr, co-founder and chairman of the Urbanist Group. “Rosewood is a truly world-class hotel operator due to the distinctive nature of the company’s properties, a commitment to excellence and a proactive approach to environmental sustainability. By bringing Rosewood to Edinburgh we will be able to showcase the very best of Scottish creativity, talent and bounty from land and sea.”