More detail has emerged around the Apple Apartments conversion of an historic former school building into a 21-room luxury aparthotel with restaurant, as part of the £150 million New Waverley development in the Old Town.

Apple atriumThe C-listed sandstone late-Victorian infant school building will include double-height serviced apartments, each with a mezzanine level providing separate sleeping and living areas and overlooking a light-filled glass atrium. The building has remained unchanged since 1901.

The Canongate Venture is set to become a flagship aparthotel across Apple’s UK business, and will offer 24-hour butler service, customer lounge and a gourmet restaurant with room service for guests.

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