The building was transformed from a two-hundred-year-old jute mill into a 102-room modern hotel that sits right between the waterfront and the heart of the shopping district. Keeping in line with the Hotel Indigo® design policy where no two properties are the same, the hotel is a representation of Dundee’s rich past and forward-thinking present depicted by three different styles of guest rooms. There’s the Dundee
<a href="https://design-milk.com/hotel-indigo-dundee-choice-hotel-visiting-uks-first-unesco-city-of-design/hotel-indigo-dundee-4/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/09/hotel-indigo-dundee-4-810x540.jpg" alt="Hotel Indigo Dundee: A Choice Hotel for Visiting the UK’s First UNESCO City of Design" /></a> While London is a popular destination when traveling to the United Kingdom, we have a feeling that the city of Dundee in Scotland will see a rise in travelers with an affinity for design, art and culture now that Dundee has been designated as the <a href="https://www.unesco.org.uk/designation/creative-cities-in-the-uk/" data-wpel-link="external" rel="external noopener noreferrer">UK’s first UNESCO City of Design</a> and the <a href="https://www.vam.ac.uk/dundee" data-wpel-link="external" rel="external noopener noreferrer">V&A Dundee, Scotland’s first design museum</a>, has opened. If we were headed to the newly appointed design destination, the recently opened <a href="https://www.ihg.com/hotelindigo/hotels/us/en/dundee/dndid/hoteldetail" data-wpel-link="external" rel="external noopener noreferrer">Hotel Indigo® Dundee</a> would be our accommodation of choice.
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