The Old Town site that will house the new NYX Hotel Edinburgh, the first of its kind in the UK, is adjacent to Jurys Inn on Jeffrey Street whose freehold has been bought over by the Fattal Hotels Group.
The existing hotel, opened in 1998, will see its 186 rooms revamped and the building expanded to the rear as part of the redevelopment.
Our Edinburgh hotel already runs at over 95 per cent occupancy and the acquisition of the freehold there puts us in a strong position to capitalise on the ongoing influx of tourists to the vibrant city of Edinburgh...Jason Carruthers, Managing Director, Jurys Inn
The ambitious plans include the conversion of the nearby listed building, 57 to 59 Jeffrey Street, into the new 131-room hotel and a separate development in the same building of 31 new residential units. Work is expected to begin in the first half of 2019.
There are currently six boutique NYX hotels worldwide - in Tel Aviv and Herzliya, Israel, Milan, Prague, Madrid and Munich. The hotels have sprung up in the global locations since early 2017.
Plans for Jurys Inn include the addition of 101 bedrooms as well as an extensive upgrade of its public and private interiors...