European hotel group refurbishes Haymarket office block

European hotel group refurbishes Haymarket office block

International hotel operator Meininger is to open a new hotel in Edinburgh's Haymarket district after striking a deal with property development company S. Harrison.

Founded in Berlin in 1999, Meininger Hotels now runs 35 hotels and more than 19.500 beds in 25 cities throughout Europe.

Construction is to start at the start of next year.

"The location of our planned property in Edinburgh aligns perfectly with our slogan, "Step Out and Explore." - Ajit Menon

Meininger Hotels "CEO, Ajit Menon, explained their decision," The location of the proposed Edinburgh property fits perfectly with our "Step Out and Explore" slogan, and we would urge our guests to explore

and appreciate the city.

S. Harrison has already invested in Edinburgh, including in developing the boutique Malmaison hotel in the city's new town as well as in the approval of two student housing facilities.