New name springs into Edinburgh as hotel changes hands
One of Edinburgh’s largest city centre hotels has changed hands in a multi-million pound deal that will see a new name appear in the capital.
The 282-room Morrison Street establishment, which has been run by Whitbread’s hotel arm Premier Inn, has been acquired by Leonardo Hotels, the European arm of Israeli Fattal Hotels Group.
The west end building, near Haymarket Station, was designed by the late Scottish architect Andrew Doolan, who, along with fellow majority shareholders Sandy Orr and Donald MacDonald, initiated the build of the hotel in partnership with Whitbread. Since then, it has... read more
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