An exciting and ambitious new concept hotel opened in August 2019, located just seven miles from the centre of Edinburgh in Dalkeith, Midlothian. This scheme represents a trial refresh of the Mitchells and Butlers Innkeepers Collection by APP in a 74 bedroom new-build adjacent to the Melville Inn. The concept offers the best in modern accommodation with a high spec fit out providing comfort and style at a reasonable cost.
Allison Pike provided a full range of services for MAB on this project including Lead Designer, Interior Concept Design, shell and interior detailed design, together with contract administration and project management.
The interior focuses on a modern interpretation of the rustic country inn with a variety of colour themes and homely touches. All rooms incorporate air conditioning, high specification beds, smart tv’s and wifi, with contemporary en-suite bathrooms showcasing the latest technology and sanitaryware.
Director in charge of the interior concept development, John Bray stated: “this project represents the successful culmination of our work with MAB in evolving a new concept for Innkeepers Lodge that takes the brand forward while maintaining its links to the Vintage Inn.”
Construction of the project was procured by the traditional tendered route with Sanderson Contracts undertaking the principal contractor role in a build period of approximately 9 months.