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Exciting New Outdoor Experience in Edinburgh City

Posted: 26th August 2016

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Part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection, The Glasshouse Hotel features 77 luxury bedrooms, seven unique event spaces and a two-acre roof top garden. The Glasshouse Hotel opened its doors in 2003 and is continuously aiming to offer #exactlylikenothingelse. Summer is fast approaching and what better time to launch the newest product offering – Roof Top Garden Picnics.

Hotel General Manager, Tom Gibson said, “We often speak to our guests, who have expressed views that our garden is one of ‘Edinburgh’s hidden gem’. Taking this on board, we wanted to create a memorable experience which everyone can enjoy here at The Glasshouse.”

This is the first time we have opened the garden to the public, allowing locals and visitors the opportunity to experience a romantic afternoon, a catch-up with friends or celebrate a special occasion with stunning views of the iconic Calton Hill.”

Guests can escape the bustling city lifestyle and relax on the hotel’s two-acre roof top garden. Upon arrival guests will be escorted to the garden and presented with a picnic rug and quaint picnic basket filled with freshly prepared Scottish produce. Picnics will include a choice of a bottle of alcoholic or non-alcoholic sparkling to accompany the food.

Roof Top Garden Picnics will be available daily as of Monday 11 July 2016 from 2pm to 5pm at The Glasshouse Hotel, 2 Greenside Place, Edinburgh.

Prices start from as little as £25.00 per person, which includes a selection of freshly prepared, locally sourced picnic foods, and a mini bottle of sparkling. Bookings are essential as spaces are limited. Reservations can be made online, via www.theglasshousehotel.co.uk/food-and-drink. Alternatively, guests can call 0131 525 8200 or email concierge@theglasshousehotel.co.uk to make a reservation.

Mr. Gibson went on to say, “we look forward to welcoming locals and guests to the hotel this summer to celebrate the best of Edinburgh in our garden.”

CONTACT:
Judy Lee
The Glasshouse Hotel, Autograph Collection
Judy.lee@theglasshousehotel.co.uk
0131 525 8203

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