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Christmas at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

Christmas and New Year at Macdonald Holyrood Hotel, EdinburghAA 4 Stars

Macdonald Holyrood Hotel81 Holyrood RoadEdinburghEH8 8AUTel 0344 879 9028International +44131 550 4500

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Edinburgh sparkles at Christmas and New Year.  Twinkling lights and delicious smells that give you that warm tingly feeling.  There's no better place to celebrate your Christmas or Hogmanay celebrations than at Macdonald Holyrood Hotel, sat in the romantic Old Town of Edinburgh under the dramatic shadow of Arthur's Seat.  Whether you are entertaining clients, throwing a Christmas party for the team to mark the end of a successful year or reuniting with friends that you haven't seen for ages, then Macdonald Holyrood Hotel has a selection of different, entertaining and exciting events planned, all with the very best in Scottish hospitality, quality food and first class serivce.

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    Christmas & New Year Packages

    • Christmas at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

      Arrive for a festive fizz cocktail before a fabulous three course meal created using the freshest ingredients. There’s half a bottle of wine included in the package. After dinner you can dance your socks off as the DJ plays the hottest hits and seasonal favourites. This enchanting Christmas party event is the perfect way to get you in the festive spirit. Dress code: Party! We are happy to accommodate a private event (minimum numbers apply). Food pre-orders will be requested. £20.00 deposit per person is required at the time of booking, final balance is required two weeks prior to your event.

      £45.50 per person

      Friday 4th, 11th, 18th and Saturday 12th, 19th December
      7.00pm - Arrive
      7.30pm - Dinner called
      8.00pm - Dinner served
      12.45am - Carriages
      Overnight accommodation including From £125.00 bed and breakfast
    • Arrive at one of Edinburgh’s top hotels for a glass of festive fizz and enjoy a succulent three course meal made from the freshest ingredients. Then it’s all about the dancing as our DJ keeps you moving with the hottest hits and seasonal favourites. This traditional Christmas party event is a crowd-pleaser and sure to get friends, family or colleagues in the best spirit of the season. Dress code: Party!

      £30.50 per person

      We are happy to accommodate a private event (minimum numbers apply). Food pre-orders will be requested. £20.00 deposit per person is required at the time of booking, final balance is required two weeks prior to your event.
      Friday 27th and Saturday 28th November, Thursday 3rd, 10th and 17th December
      7.00pm - Arrive
      7.30pm - Dinner called
      8.00pm - Dinner served
      12.45am - Carriages
      Have your choice of red or white wine ready on your table - £9.50 per person per half bottle
      Overnight accommodation including bed and breakfast - From £125.00
    • Restaurant in Edinburgh

      Flexible space and private booths make our restaurant ideal for Christmas dining in the city.

      Lunch from £20.50/Dinner from £30.50

      £10.00 non-refundable deposit is required per person to confirm your booking; the balance is required two weeks prior to your event. Credit card details are required to open a drinks account. Pre-orders may be required depending on your party size.

       

    • Join us for a three course lunch made with the freshest ingredients before an afternoon on the dance floor with all your favourite festive party hits. This is perfect for colleagues who can’t spare an evening in December. Dress code: Party!

      £25.50 per person

      £15.00 deposit per person is required at the time of booking; final balance is required two weeks prior to your event.
      Throughout December
      12noon - Arrive
      12.30pm - Lunch served
      4.30pm - Carriages
      Have your choice of red or white wine ready on your table per half bottle £9.50 per person
      Overnight accommodation including bed and breakfast from £125.00
    • We will help you pack a lot of fun into your Christmas lunch at our special festive family carvery. In a relaxed atmosphere, children can enjoy a face painter and entertainer, while the grownups raise a toast to Santa Claus when he arrives. After tucking into a fabulous feast, created using only the finest of produce, the adults can relax with coffee while the younger members of the family watch Christmas favourites in our cinema and games room.

      £65.50 per adult/£45.50 per child

      • Childrens entertainment
      • Visit from Santa Claus
      • Delicious three course lunch
      • Cinema & games room
      £20.00 non-refundable deposit is required per person to confirm your booking; the balance is required by 1st December.

      £65.50 per adult

      £45.50 per child (12-16 years)

      £30.50 per child (five-12 years)

      Children under five eat free 

    • Christmas at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

      Join us in the comfortable surroundings of the bar and restaurant and relax as we serve an exquisite Christmas Day lunch made from only the freshest of ingredients. Just think, you won’t need to worry about the washing up!

      £75.50 per adult

      £20.00 non-refundable deposit is required per person to confirm your booking; the balance is required by 1st December.
    • Scotland’s magical and romantic capital city makes a perfect destination for a two or three night getaway. Sip mulled wine at the German Market; stroll up the Royal Mile to the castle and enjoy Edinburgh’s stunning skyline. There’s so much to see. On Christmas Eve, settle into your room or relax in our lounge with mulled wine and mince pies. Later, learn from the best with a cocktail demonstration before you sit down to a wonderful three course meal. After dinner we have Christmas movies and family games; the concierge will assist anyone wishing to find a nearby church for Midnight Mass. A Buck’s Fizz adds sparkle to Christmas Day breakfast and after a special lunch, you can take a walk around stunning Arthur’s Seat, followed by a light evening buffet. A well-deserved lie in on Boxing Day and brunch will set you up for a day exploring the historic city. For the truly adventurous, our team will set a treasure hunt challenge! A more tranquil option is to spend the day basking in the serenity of our Vital Health & Wellbeing Spa, before you join us for an evening meal with a live singer in the Rocca Lounge.

      From £270.50 per adult

      • Mulled wine & mince pies on Christmas Eve
      • Cocktail demonstration before a three course meal
      • Christmas movies & games
      • Buck's Fizz breakfast on Christmas Day
      • Christmas Day lunch
      • Light buffet in the evening
      • Brunch on Boxing Day
      • Treasure hunt challenge
      Two night package arriving 24th December, based on two adults sharing a Classic room - £270.50 per adult
      Three night package arriving 24th December, based on two adults sharing a Classic room - £325.50 per adult 
      Children when sharing parents' room £50.50 per night
      Single occupancy supplement £50.00
      Executive room supplement £25.00 per room, per night
      Feature room supplement £50.00 per room, per night

       

    • Before you take to the streets to ring in the bells at the world famous Edinburgh Hogmanay Street Party, join us for a Hogmanay cocktail. Then we’ll serve you a delicious four course dinner prepared with passion by our brilliant chefs using the finest and freshest ingredients.

      £35.50 per adult

      £10.00 non-refundable deposit is required per person to confirm your booking; the balance is required two weeks prior to your event. Credit card details are required to open a drinks account. Street party tickets are not included.