Edinburgh Marina Holdings has confirmed it is in advanced negotiations with a “major international hotel partner” for its new Edinburgh Marina hotel.
The new Edinburgh Marina Spa & Conference Hotel will comprise of 187 rooms with 21 suites including an exclusive 1,000 sq. ft Presidential suite. It will also feature a 20,000 sq ft health spa and fitness centre, a 10,000 sq ft conference banqueting centre, restaurants and bars.
The hotel overlooks the new 340-berth Edinburgh Marina which will be operated by Camper & Nicholsons Marinas and is part of a wider £500 million waterside development. Hotel asset management company, Michels & Taylor, is currently acting as advisor to the developer.
The funding adviser for the Edinburgh Marina Development has also been confirmed as Brookfield Financial, a global investment bank focused on major real estate and infrastructure.
Developer Kevin Fawcett said: “I am delighted that there has been so much interest from leading international hoteliers in the new Edinburgh Marina Hotel. I hope to be in a position to confirm the identity of the hotelier in the very near future.”
Hugh Taylor OBE, of Michels & Taylor, added: “This is all great news for Edinburgh and a huge boost to the local community and for Scotland’s tourism industry. The interested hotel brands are all highly regarded in the industry and I believe that the successful candidate will be a perfect fit for this luxury waterfront development.”