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Christmas & New Year

Macdonald Holyrood Hotel and Spa

81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AU
Tel: 0344 879 9028 International: +44 131 550 4500

We know how to make your Christmas or New Year extra special, whether it’s the perfect romantic break for two or a getaway with the family filled with festive treats.

As we reflect on the story of the first Christmas, the birth of Christ and its celebration of life, we’re inspired to share our own joy with those we love. Join us this Christmas with family and friends and share your company, your thoughtfully chosen gifts and your kindness; share tranquillity and peace, exuberance and excitement; share good jokes, fabulous food, fine wine and fun.


Festive Dining

A delicious way to celebrate the season.

Indulge in our Surf & Turf Dining Experience for a festive period to remember. 


Roaring 20’s Festive Party Night

Bring glitz and glamour to Christmas with our 1920's extravaganza.

Enjoy a three-course dinner before reliving the roaring 20s with music and dancing until midnight.


Festive Afternoon Tea

Have a break from the Christmas Shopping & enjoy a delicious Afternoon Tea. 


Christmas Day Lunch

Enjoy something a little different this Christmas. 

Relax after all the presents and let us take care of everything as our chefs prepare a Christmas day feast.


Christmas Breaks

A getaway to celebrate the season.

With festive entertainment; delicious food & comfortable surroundings, book an indulgent short break over Christmas. 


New Year’s Day Brunch  

Ease into the New Year with our relaxing New Year’s Brunch.

The perfect Hogmanay celebration as you enjoy our relaxing New Year’s Brunch served in Surf & Turf. 


Ultimate Festive Spa Break

What better way to get in the festive spirit than with a getaway filled with indulgent treats.

Unwind with a relaxing ELEMIS treatment before enjoying Prosecco awaiting your arrival, award winning dining, delicious afternoon tea and luxurious surroundings. 


Macdonald Gift Vouchers

Go on… treat someone special with a gift voucher for luxury accommodation, award wining dining, a round of golf or an indulgent spa treat. With so much on offer this year, you’re sure to find the perfect Christmas treat.


Terms and Conditions

Festive Dining requires a table of 12 or more to be able to pre-order. 

Roaring 20's Festive Party is recommended as a 1920's dress code but is not a requirement. Accommodation can be offered separately with discounted rates. 

Christmas Day Lunch and Festive Afternoon Tea is reservations only, while reservations are preferred for our New Year's Day Brunch. 

Residential Breaks package is based on two people sharing. 

Terms and conditions apply. For more details, please phone 0344 879 9028 or e-mail  


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