Enter this former bank from the posh St Andrew Square address and there is a sense of immediate…
Malmaison Edinburgh City
“Modern city centre hotel with great views over Edinburgh.” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Situated in the heart of the New Town on St Andrew Square, Malmaison Edinburgh City is a wonderful addition to this group of hotels. Bedrooms differ in size and style but all have the Mal "unique spin" on a bedroom for the modern guest. All are individual with some offering fantastic views over Edinburgh. Bold designs and colour schemes throughout are a delight. Chez Mal looks out onto St Andrew Square with the brilliant Mal Bar located underneath here with its own entrance onto the street. Staff are friendly and welcoming.
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About the area
Edinburgh is one of Britain’s most spectacular cities and both Old and New Towns have UNESCO World Heritage status. At its heart, the Old Town is a treasury of architecture stretching back to medieval times with its labyrinth of narrow lanes (‘wynds’ or ‘closes’). While the New Town's splendid district of squares, crescents and gardens are surrounded by impressive Georgian town houses.
It isn’t just a magnificent, bustling city, it’s surrounded by countryside – offering visitors the best of both worlds. Dominated by hills and the sea, with the rolling Pentland Hills to the south and the broad expanse of the Firth of Forth estuary to the north, it benefits from a rugged and varied landscape. So much so, the city has its own miniature mountain, Arthur’s Seat, which looms over the Old Town and the Palace of Holyroodhouse, dwarfing even Castle Rock and its crowning fortress, Edinburgh Castle.
A couple of miles east, Portobello is Edinburgh’s seaside area, with a long stretch of golden sand that attracts droves of city dwellers on sunny summer days.
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