voco Hotels to Open First Hotel in Edinburgh

Main Photo: The bar at the new voco hotel in Edinburgh

Date: February 2021

Location: Haymarket, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Name: voco Edinburgh – Haymarket

No. Keys: 150

Seller: TBA

Buyer: IHG Hotels & Resorts will launch their upscale brand voco Hotels in Edinburgh with the opening of voco Edinburgh-Haymarket, managed by Axcel Hospitality Ltd. This newly built hotel in the Scottish capital will be the seventh voco hotel in the UK, and will welcome locals as well as international visitors from the 19th of March 2021 (if government restrictions allow).

Launched in 2018, voco Hotels combines the reassurance of a big brand with the informality and charm of an individual hotel. The name voco means ‘to invite’ and ‘call together’ originating from Latin, representing the brand’s thoughtful, unstuffy and charming nature.

All voco Hotels promote sustainability to help guests sleep easier with thoughtful comforts like cosy bedding made from 100% recycled materials, bathroom amenities in large size dispenser bottles and aerated shower heads to reduce water usage. voco Hotels also remove an average of 300 plastic bottles in every guest room per year by instead using micro-filtered water in glass bottles.

voco Edinburgh-Haymarket hotel consists of 150 rooms, is located in the West end of Edinburgh and is within walking distance of Edinburgh’s International Conference Centre, Haymarket Train Station and Waverly train station. At voco Edinburgh-Haymarket, guests can have breakfast and enjoy all-day food and drinks in the welcoming Restaurant, The Blossom.

Oushan Deeljore, Director at Axcel, commented on the upcoming opening: “We are thrilled to soon be opening voco Edinburgh-Haymarket, an upscale hotel in a fantastic location of Edinburgh. This is Axcel Hospitality’s 8th opening in the UK since 2012 and demonstrates our commitment to developing and managing hotels in key locations. voco Edinburgh- Haymarket is our second IHG Hotels & Resorts property within the portfolio and our second hotel in Scotland.”

THPT Comment: Great growth for Axcel and good luck with this new voco hotel.

First Seen: Hotel News Scotland

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