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Christmas and New Year at Macdonald Holyrood Hotel, EdinburghMacdonald Holyrood HotelAA 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

    • The original and best party in Edinburgh's Old Town. Indulge in a three course festive feast before the DJ takes the reigns and lines up top tracks for a night on the dance floor. Available as a lunch or dinner.

      From £48 per person for Party Nights / From £38 per person for Party Lunches

      • Party Nights - 24th & 25th November and every Friday & Saturday in December
      • Stay overnight from £99 per person
      • Party Lunch available throughout November and December
      • Private Parties available - call for availability
      Party Night November - £48 per person
      Party Night December - £50 per person

      Party Lunch November - £38 per person
      Party Lunch December - £40 per person

      Dress code - Festive cheer


    • Get ready to dazzle at Christmastime. Pick and mix any three of the following treatments as you ‘prepare to party’.

      £50.00 per adult

      • Available throughout November and December
      • Compact Geleration manicure
      • Compact Geleration pedicure
      • Eye lash tint
      • Eye brow wax
      • Taster bronzing facial
      • Half leg wax
      • Booking essential
    • The location is perfect and the menu is delicious. For lunch or dinner with friends and colleagues, our Acanthus restaurant ticks all the boxes!

      Lunch from £20.00/Dinner from £25.00

      • By reservation at your preferred time
      • Per-orders may be required depending on your party size


    • Afternoon tea in Bath

      A festive setting for Afternoon Tea with a seasonal twist.

      £18.95 per person

      • Sunday 26th - Thursday 30th November
      • Add a glass of mulled wine £5.75 per person or Prosecco for £6.00
    • Toast the season in style! This year make your Christmas Day truly special. Arrive to sparkling drinks and a five course meal in one of Edinburgh's top restaurants.

      £77.00 per adult/£45.00 per child

    • Choose the Medieval Old Town for a modern city break. There is the German Market, Edinburgh Castle and Royale Mile within walking distance.

      From £249.50 per adult

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      • Available throughout December and January 2018
      • Two and three night breaks available
      Throughout December 2017 and January 2018
      Two night break from £249.50 per adult
      Three night break from £349.50 per adult
      Child supplement £50.00 per night when sharing parents' room
      Single occupancy supplement £50.00 per night
      Executive room and Feature room upgrades available.


    • Celebrate like only Scotland's capital knows how! A stone's throw from the Royal Mile, Macdonald Holyrood Hotel is the ideal base from which to party in the city on New Year's Even. Enjoy our superb a la carte menu to complement the fantastic party atmosphere, before you hit the town and paint it red!

      £45.00 per adult (adults only)

      • Reservation essential


    • Memories are made of this. Everyone deserves a little self-indulgence. Gift vouchers can be personalised and redeemed against many hotel experiences: spa treatments; romantic stays or delicious afternoon teas to make the festive memories last longer.

      • Can be purchased online or at hotel reception