Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Travellers Enjoy Easy Access to the Biggest Golf Events From the Edinburgh Marriott Hotel

EDINBURGH, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- Sep 30, 2014 -- With this year's Ryder Cup disappearing in the rearview mirror, golf enthusiasts are already looking ahead to the next big event scheduled to sweep across Scotland's legendary greens. And while those tournaments -- the Scottish Open and the British Open -- won't take place until next summer, the truly devoted are already marking their calendars. Helping them make their golf trips a reality is the Edinburgh Marriott Hotel, where indulgent amenities and convenient access translate to an above-par experience.

Scheduled for two consecutive weeks in July 2015, the Scottish and British Opens will play out at Gullane Golf Club (9th to 12th July) and St Andrews (12th to 19th July), respectively. Travellers can spot every bunker and catch every bogey, however, when they stay at this luxury hotel in Edinburgh.

A premier destination among hotels near Edinburgh Airport, the property is just 30 minutes away from the Gullane Golf Club and slightly above an hour away from St Andrews. As a result, travellers spend less time commuting from the airport to their hotel and more time soaking up the sun and swings on the golf course. Plus the hotel offers complimentary car parking on site with easy access to the motorway. And its position outside Edinburgh's city centre saves travellers at least half an hour in drive time to either location.

In addition to its convenient geography, this 4-star hotel in Edinburgh welcomes guests with luxuries like a refreshing indoor pool, a well-appointed leisure club and a full menu of spa treatments at its Solas Spa Therapies. The hotel rooms, meanwhile, are some of the finest in Edinburgh having been outfitted with Egyptian-cotton bedding, high-speed Internet access, LCD televisions and, to ward off summer temperatures, air-conditioning.

Guests arriving ahead of or staying after the tournaments will also appreciate the hotel's close proximity to Edinburgh's city centre. Attractions like the Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyrood House give visitors a palpable sense of the city's history, while other sights (think the Edinburgh Zoo and the Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre) reveal Scotland's modern side. All of it, of course, is as appealing as a day spent in the company of the world's finest golfers. No wonder then that it is already time to start planning for July 2015.

About the Edinburgh Marriott Hotel
Situated just five minutes from Edinburgh Airport and 15 minutes from the city centre, the Edinburgh Marriott Hotel is geographically convenient for business and leisure travellers alike. But its location is only the first of its many advantages. The four-star property boasts two restaurants -- the seasonally-informed Source Grill Restaurant and the warmly inviting Chats Lounge Bar -- as well as a range of amenities like a fitness centre, indoor pool and spa. Corporate travellers, meanwhile, can stay on top of deadlines with the guest rooms' high-speed Internet access and spacious desks. Plus the hotel offers 12 meeting rooms for conferences and weddings. And with regular bus service from the hotel into town, visiting Edinburgh's historic sites, shopping, dining and diverse entertainment is both easy and exciting.

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CONTACT: Edinburgh Marriott Hotel 111 Glasgow Road Edinburgh, Scotland EH12 8NF United Kingdom 44-131-334-9191 http://www.marriott.co.uk/hotels/travel/edieb-edinburgh-marriott-hotel/

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