Chris Stewart Group expands Old Town Chambers, Edinburgh

Old Town Chambers, operated by Lateral City, is adding another 14 serviced apartments to its offering, making it the biggest collection of five-star serviced apartments in Edinburgh in Scotland.

Comprising a mix of studios and one bedrooms, the luxury apartments will be completed in May 2015, less than two years since Old Town Chambers was launched.

The expansion, at a cost of £1.5 million by the Chris Stewart Group, will take the total number of luxury serviced apartments up to 50, which will accommodate up to 200 guests at 100 percent occupancy.

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Upon completion, the apartments, set in the capital’s historic Old Town, will contain double smoked French oak wooden flooring and Italian tiling, alongside the latest home entertainment system and a 24 hour concierge service.

The Old Town Chambers currently contains 36 apartments comprising of studio, one, two and three bedrooms, as well as three penthouses and a 15th century townhouse. The design includes original period wall paintings, exposed brick, bluetooth Bose sound systems, Smart TVs and a multi-zone heating system in every room. Entry is via a keypad, for which every guest has a specific code.

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