Edinburgh hotel launches free-of-charge warm workspaces

The Garden at Kimpton Charlotte Square

TODAY (Monday 23 January), Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel is announcing a new ‘Warm Workspaces’ initiative, which will see the luxury hotel welcome the local Edinburgh community to work from its warm spaces during the winter, free-of-charge.   


With a greater number of people working from home following the pandemic, the Warm Workspaces project aims to help support communities facing increased energy bills.    


From today and throughout the winter months, Kimpton Charlotte Square will offer hot desk sessions in The Garden restaurant as part of the initiative. Users will have complimentary access to a desk and WiFi. Tickets can be booked and are completely free-of-charge, with no requirement to purchase food or drink from the hotel during the session.   


Commenting on the Warm Workspaces announcement, General Manager of Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel Kieran Quinn said: “Heartfelt human connections are at the centre of everything we do at Kimpton Charlotte Square, and we believe they can make peoples’ lives better; we care for our employees, guests and the local community around us. It is of the upmost importance to us to do what we can to help everybody through the current energy crisis – so we’d like to extend our welcome to people working from home who are worried about their bills, to enjoy a change of environment in our new dedicated warm workspaces”.   


Kimpton’s Warm Workspaces initiative has registered with Warm Spaces; an online directory designed to signpost anyone in need of warmth to a ’warm bank’ this winter.Kimpton join coffee shops, libraries and community centres in offering a free place to work and a warm welcome. To find out more information about Warm Spaces visit warmspaces.org.   


Discover more about Kimpton Charlotte Square’s Warm Workspaces initiative at kimptoncharlottesquare.com/warm-workspaces or book directly via Open Table.  T&Cs apply. The initiative will also run across Kimpton Charlotte Square’s sister hotels, Kimpton Fitzroy LondonKimpton Clocktower Manchesterand Kimpton Blythswood Square in Glasgow.

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