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Hyatt to open its first property in Scotland

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Hyatt is opening its first hotel in Scotland later this year, pre-empting the opening of the Hyatt Centric Edinburgh Haymarket in 2025.

In this case, it is not a new hotel but the existing SCHLOSS Roxburghe Hotel, pictured below.

It will join Hyatt’s luxury collection brand ‘Destination by Hyatt’. It is just one hour’s drive from both Edinburgh and Newcastle.

Hyatt Schloss Roxburghe Scotland

SCHLOSS Roxburghe (‘Schloss’ means castle or palace in German, it isn’t clear why the hotel capitalises it!) dates back to the 12th century and was formerly owned by the Duke of Roxburghe. Whilst it is an existing hotel, it is getting a signficant refurbishment that will triple the available rooms.

Hyatt says:

“The estate’s luxurious guestrooms and suites will be spread across three areas: the main historic house with 20 individual rooms and suites, the Estate House with 58 rooms and suites, and 61 cottages that overlook the estate’s lush grounds, each to be fitted with personal kitchens, snug living areas and secluded patios.”

The Estate House and the first 12 cottages will open this year, with the remaining 49 to open during 2023 and 2024.

There will be two restaurants, three bars, two lounges and a 600sqm spa facility featuring two saunas and an outdoor infinity pool.

The hotel is not yet on the Hyatt website, but I imagine we will see it there shortly given the planned opening “later this year”. It sounds quite impressive and I’m sure we will get to take a closer look soon. The website for the existing hotel is here.

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Comments (44)

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  • ChrisM says:

    We’ve stayed at the Schloss Roxburghe last summer when it was having its new wing built so it wasn’t a pretty sight, though no noise. We had a nice room in the old stables, so had to go outside the main building to get to it. There was a pleasant and welcoming, though small bar. Dining room was good, high quality food, well looked after by staff, but we ate both nights and menu only had 4 main options which were the same both nights. Maybe this will improve when they are catering for more rooms. All in all a pleasant, but not fantastic stay (from memory I think it was about £900 Dinner, B&B at a prepaid rate in a room a couple above entry level) . We have had better value in hotels that don’t take themselves so seriously. It’s almost as if they bump the prices up so you think you are getting luxury.

  • Sarju Mistry says:

    Does anyone know if the BA offer on the Amex can be used for BA holidays that are in economy? Or is it purely for flights.

  • Waddle says:

    Did we know that new benefits are coming to Amex Gold? Have I missed an article?

  • Ade says:

    I wonder if the Schloss Roxeburgh will be work with the Amex Hyatt offer. It’s not on the list of participating locations but I’m guessing that list was done before the announcement. I’m staying there in December so it would be useful!

  • Flying Misfit says:

    OT: HSBC Premier transfer to Avios – 25% Bonus. Just worked on two instantaneous transfers I have done.

    • Adil says:

      Thanks for the heads up, can confirm 25% bonus as well and transfer was near immediate, haven’t seen/read anything official from hsbc about it

  • David says:

    How is splitting the bill over two or three cards to get the statement credit multiple times looked upon by the hotel and Amex?

    • Rob says:

      Done this multiple times, not an issue. The hotel (independently owned) doesn’t care, Amex (who isn’t funding this) doesn’t care, the brand owner (which is funding it) doesn’t find out.

  • brian says:


    Thinking of availing of this Hyatt offer at the Park Hyatt Hamburg before it closes which I know you are a fan of.

    I’m wondering if you think many of the Hamburg restraunts in the £150 credit offer would be suitable to bring a 2 year old. You seem to be very familiar with the city. Looks like there’s a few Steakhouse chains on the list but not sure if the others.

    • Rob says:

      Bizarrely we never eat out there. I can think of one restaurant meal in 15 years of 3-4 annual visits. The kids make it unnecessarily complex and we are normally just passing through for a night.

  • Alex Sm says:

    Maybe the same reason for capitalisation as HfP itself uses for capitalising the first letter in Autumn, Winter etc – the German way?

    • Rob says:

      I capitalise seasons, Rhys does not – although I occasionally rewrite it!

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