EDINBURGH'S Old Town Chambers, a collection of serviced apartments that forms part of a £46m redevelopment of three medieval closes off the Royal Mile, has been awarded a prestigious five-star Self Catering AA rating, within three months of opening.
The 37 apartments which aim to set new standards in holiday and business serviced accommodation, offer some of the most captivating views across the city's Princes Street Gardens, to give tourist and business visitors a unique city centre experience.
While not officially launched until the New Year, Edinburgh's Old Town Chambers has been welcoming guests since July as its management team learn about the quirks and special traits of these unique properties.
CEO Julie Grieve said: "Our aim is to do things differently and to achieve the five star AA rating so soon after opening is a real endorsement of our efforts.
"The very fabric of our building - part historic, part modern - is different, giving a special blend of living on a heritage site, but with every modern comfort.
"The apartments themselves offer the luxury of a top hotel alongside the independence of having your own 'home' in the centre of the city - with, of course, a concierge on hand to find restaurants, taxis, travel guides or just recommend the best place to shop."