Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh


1 Festival Square, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 9SR, United Kingdom   •  Weather:   

Local Time Phone (44)(131) 229 9131


Practices in Environmental Excellence.

We enrich our world through the commitment of our Sustainable Resources Team who in accordance with Starwood’s Global Citizenship Initiative, work across the hotel and locally to create and develop existing solutions and actions that are viable over the long term.

Sustainable Meetings:

  • If you are interested in organising environmentally sustainable meetings and events at the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa please contact the Events team on +44 (0)131 229 9131 or email us at

Energy & Water Conservation:

  • Make A Green Choice programme rewards guests for choosing to conserve natural resources in their guest room
  • High-efficiency lighting in guest rooms, public areas and administration offices
  • Occupancy sensors in guest rooms, corridors, meeting rooms, toilets and administration offices
  • Water conserving fixtures
  • Smart irrigation practices
  • Insulation in all guest bedrooms
  • Regular preventive maintenance
  • Energy-efficient Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) air conditioning system
  • Combined Heat and Power (CHP) system to repurpose heat for the hotel and spa
  • Heat blanket in swimming pool and Hydropool

Waste Minimization & Environmentally Responsible Purchasing:

  • Recycling
  • Dumpster monitoring and waste management
  • Organic waste composting (local charity then sells on the compost)
  • Elimination of styrofoam packaging
  • Environmentally preferred suppliers & products
  • Amenity management
  • Sustainable food and beverage options
  • On-site compactor

Enhanced Indoor Environmental Quality:

  • Green Housekeeping
  • Sustainable plants and flora
  • Low-emitting materials, such as paints, flooring and furniture

Raising Awareness:

  • Property-level Sustainable Resources Team
  • Sustainable Meetings Practices
  • Carbon-offset programme

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