With 138 rooms the hotel is located in Edinburgh’s historic old town, within easy walking distance of the famous tourist attractions and shopping hotspots of the Royal Mile and Princes Street.
The hotel is on Bread Street, the former St Cuthbert’s Co-Operative building, which dates back to 1892 and went on to become The Point Hotel. It has now been transformed following a £4.2m refurbishment. With its magnificent domed roof, brasserie style restaurant and a top floor penthouse offering views of Edinburgh Castle, it’s bound to leave the kids in awe.
Accommodation: The hotel’s guestrooms feature sumptuous furnishings, WiFi and CITRON body care products by Crabtree & Evelyn. Make sure you book one of the deluxe rooms and suites for spectacular views of the iconic castle.
Food & Drink: Dining options include the intimate Monboddo bar, and Bread Street Brasserie. On the firstThursday of every month, the hotel transforms its Penthouse venue into a Skybar, Edinburgh’s best kept secret, where guests and locals can marvel at the panoramic views of the city, cocktail in hand.
Other facilities: The hotel has a 24-hour fitness centre with cardio equipment and free weights. There is also a conference venue for up to 120 guests, three additional meeting rooms and a 24-hour business centre. The exclusive penthouse has an outdoor decking area with panoramic views of the city skyline, the Castle and the River Forth.
More information: doubletree.com