Former global RBS headquarters in Edinburgh gets hotel transformation as June launch approaches

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A new hospitality business will open in Edinburgh this June, situated in the former global headquarters of RBS.

The new Edinburgh Grand, which will be Lateral City Apartments’ newest property in the city, will be home to 50 individually-designed apartments. Alongside a selection of restaurants, plus a Champagne and cocktail lounge.

The location for the new venture is the city’s St Andrews Square and is part of Chris Stewart Group’s ambitious Registers development in the heart of Edinburgh.

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Opening this summer following a two-year restoration project, the building will be home to apartments suitable for one to six guests, kitted out with smart televisions, Bose sound systems and intelligent heating controls, plus s fully fitted kitchen, and appliances from Siemens and Nespresso.

The building’s interiors have been styled by Karen Brown, head of interior design at Chris Stewart Group.

The Edinburgh Grand will also boast a 170-cover bar and restaurant located in the former banking hall, a new bar, coffeehouse, while the public spaces inspired by original American art-deco styling.

General manager of Lateral City Apartments, Gavin MacLennan said: “The Edinburgh Grand is a property which has been expertly tailored to the needs of the modern traveller – from the cutting-edge in-room technology through to the bespoke interior decoration that references the building’s illustrious heritage. Every detail has been considered.”


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