2012, ON SALE, ONLINE, NOW
Now here's some exclusive news for our loyal newsletter readers - a chance to book for 2012 including some key dates such as Rugby Six Nations, Scotland v England at Murrayfield on 4 February. Then of course there is Easter, Summer Holidays, the Festivals and even Hogmanay 2012. As the saying goes, the early bird catches the worm!
Enjoy the newsletter. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
Colin Stone, General Manager
Thanks to all of you who voted The Knight Residence for the recent Scottish Hotel Awards where we were grateful to pick up three awards. This included the Serviced Apartments Customer Care Award which was a wonderful acknowledgement of our efforts to look after you, ensuring you have a memorable and enjoyable visit. We were also a winner as one of the top 1% of hotels worldwide on Expedia Insiders' Select List 2011 for the 4th year in succession. You can find out more about the awards on a dedicated page of our website www.theknightresidence.co.uk/review-and-awards
The latest sample of stuff to keep you entertained.
Apple TV - This tidy little box of tricks streams media from your iTunes account to your TV or you can download films if you have good broadband speed. It's been around for a month or two and now only around £90. Currently available at www.amazon.co.uk
Wireless Audio Pillow - They think of everything at www.iwantoneofthose.com. Watch TV in bed with stereo surrounding your ears while loved ones are asleep. Beats the sound of snoring!
007 Carte Blanche by Jeffery Deaver - The long awaited book sequel to the James Bond adventures by Ian Fleming is now available. Bentley are even offering 500 special editions of the book bound in white Nappa leather including a unique silver bullet for only £1000 at www.007carteblanchebentley.com , or visit www.play.com if you're after the no frills design with thrilling content. Or read on to win a copy to enjoy on your next visit to us - not the Bentley special edition I'm afraid!
Question - Where was "shaken not stirred" Sean Connery born?
The first 10 correct answers selected will receive a copy of Carte Blanche in your apartment on your next stay.
If the sun's out, this is where you want to be. Cookery demonstrations & wine tasting, strawberries and champagne to hand and you're in for a culinary treat. Buy tickets in advance at www.tasteofedinburgh.co.uk or go on the day. Don't drink, eat and drive! Stay with us at The Knight Residence between 30 June and 3 July, we're just a few minutes walk from the festival for the all round ultimate taste of Edinburgh.
Voted "Best Newcomer of the Year" by List magazine and winner of Scottish Restaurant Award's "Seafood Restaurant of the Year", if you've got a passion for fish, this is just the plaice! Located off the Royal Mile, www.ondinerestaurant.co.uk . For more suggestions about our favourite restaurants around Edinburgh please visit http://www.theknightresidence.co.uk/whats-on/food-and-drink
Entertainment and performances coming soon to a theatre near us.
Jekyll & Hyde. More than a great pop singer, Scottish born Marti Pellow proved his talent in Chicago and The Witches of Eastwick. Based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson this is sure to be a hit. Showing at the Edinburgh Playhouse from 20 to 25 June. www.edinburghplayhouse.org.uk
Midnight Tango. In younger days, Bruce Forsyth would have starred! Vincent and Flavia take to the floor with their own live show following "Strictly's" stardom. Passionate indeed. Performing at the Edinburgh Playhouse from 28 June to 2 July. www.edinburghplayhouse.org.uk
The Buddy Holly Story. Musical Rock ‘n' Roll from legend Buddy Holly playing out Peggy Sue, Oh Boy, Rave On and the like. Get your toes tapping at the Edinburgh Playhouse, showing 11-16 July. www.edinburghplayhouse.org.uk
All star pop group JLS are starring at The Royal Highland Centre with equally popular Olly Murs on 1st July. Make a weekend of it and enjoy some 5 star accommodation too at The Knight Residence. www.ticketmaster.co.uk
And, as a loyal guest of The Knight Residence we'll keep you updated with exclusive member privileges and special offers, just for you.