akp were excited to be awarded the contract to refurbish the Marriott Hotel in Edinburgh as part of their refurbishment and rebrand programme of 22 no. Marriott Hotels in the UK, part of the Delta Hotels by Marriott transformation.
Each of the hotels will receive a soft refurbishment to different degrees. The Edinburgh Marriott is a 4 storey hotel located 2.5 miles east of Edinburgh Airport.
The works comprise of the refurbishment of 245 guestrooms, associated corridors, several meeting rooms, public reception areas and the full leisure suite. The Master Programme was 35 weeks and akp completed all works within this time.
Operational Challenges; The Hotel remained fully operational throughout these works and as the hotel is popular with users of Edinburgh Airport the occupancy was high.