Property of Amaris Hospitality, the hundred-year-old property received a 17 million pound facelift. Today it welcomes its guests in the heart of Scotland's capital as the Hilton Edinburgh Carlton.
The Hilton Edinburgh Carlton is one of the jewels in the portfolio of Amaris Hospitality, the local hotel division of the Texas pension fund Lone Star Funds, which owns and operates 73 properties throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland. Last year, Amaris Hospitality announced its intention to invest more than 100 million pounds to renovate twenty or so of its properties. On the Scottish market, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Glasgow Central should reopen its doors in October after a similar renovations followed by rebranding.
This new opening is the sixteenth Scottish property operated under one of the brands of the group Hilton Worldwide. As of January 1, 2016, the American operator was the second hotel group worldwide in terms of number of rooms with a portfolio of 4,565 properties representing a total capacity of 751,350 rooms, according to data published by Hospitality ON.
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