There is a land of endless winter, raging hail and towering ice walls. In that land, the citizens long for sunlight but sunlight never comes.
That land is known as Scotland at the beginning of the year, which is why an overnight stay in a boutique Edinburgh hotel is the ideal escape during the first few months.
Today’s Big Deal for an overnight stay in an Executive Room in Rooms & Suites Picardy Place offers exactly this.
Situated in a Georgian townhouse, the hotel showcases contemporary Scottish design in its steak restaurant and smart rooms.
In short, it would make the perfect gift for the luxury lover in your life (and who doesn’t love a bit of luxury?).
Available Sunday to Friday, the offer is for two people to have an overnight stay in an Executive Room. As well as a bottle of house red or white wine in your room on arrival, there is a £40 voucher per couple to use towards the a la carte menu in the hotel’s STEAK restaurant, and a late check-out ‘til noon, if you want a bit longer to chill before leaving.
With exquisite bed linen on the queen-size beds, Executive rooms provide that little bit more space to relax, unwind and pamper yourself in comfort.
As well as rainforest showers, 3D HD-LED screens with satellite TV and Wi-Fi, Executive rooms have a fully stocked mini-bar, complimentary hot drinks and bottled water.
Restaurants and bars
Whether relaxing with a cocktail in Bier Keller, or dining in STEAK, Rooms & Suites Picardy Place knows how to look after its guests.
With the Big Deal, guests will receive a £40 voucher between them to spend on the a la carte menu in STEAK.
The menu changes seasonally, but starters often include Loch Fyne oysters, Scotch broth, and poached fillet of North Sea hake.
There are a range of different mains available, including various steak cuts, rosemary-braised pig cheek and seared fillet of lemon sole.
Vegetarian options are available, including the likes of the smoked garlic and thyme gnocchi.
Note: the bottle of wine included in the deal cannot be used when dining in the restaurant.
See & do
Making the most of its central position, just off York Place, Rooms & Suites Picardy Place is within easy reach of famous Edinburgh attractions such as the Castle, Royal Yacht Britannia and the recently extended National Museum of Scotland.
It is minutes away from Princes Street and George Street, The Playhouse Theatre and Omni Centre, as well as the desirable shopping haunts of Harvey Nichols and Multrees Walk.
Within strolling distance of Waverley train station and Edinburgh’s first tram stop, Rooms & Suites Picardy Place makes it easy for guests to enjoy Edinburgh and its surroundings.
The location and excellent transport links also provide easy connections to the airport terminals and other travel hubs.
Rooms & Suites Picardy Place has no shortage of fans on TripAdvisor; as these recent reviews demonstrate. We have edited them for length:
‘Wonderful hotel. We stayed in the Loch Tay room… It was beautifully decorated; light, airy and spacious. It had all the mod cons we could have wanted, and the bathroom too was immaculate. I was pleased they had provided bath robes, lots of towels and toiletries, and a blanket and spare pillows too! Although breakfast isn’t served here, there are plenty of lovely little cafes nearby offering various early dishes and brunch menus. Our room did overlook a bar below, and there was noise for a few hours each evening, and glasses being emptied in the morning. This didn’t bother us at all, but might some other people. Overall a brilliant stay, and I’d thoroughly recommend and not hesitate to return. Thank you..!’
‘This small and charming hotel is conveniently located and within walking distance of the Royal Mile, George Street, Princes Street, and the train station. The rooms are a nice size and are very comfortable. Ask for a room overlooking the front. My sister’s room had a beautiful skylight directly over her bed. Bathrooms are small but completely serviceable and very clean. The steak restaurant in the hotel was outstanding. Only downside was no lift, but the staff very obligingly carried our bags up!’
With purchases valid until 4th April, an overnight stay at Rooms & Suites Picardy Place would be an ideal present.
It would also make a romantic getaway, where you can cosy up together and enjoy the complimentary wine in the comfort of your Executive Room.