Best hotels Scotland
Going to travel through the vast expanses of Scotland, it is not enough to plan a route with the desired stops. To pay attention you need and where you stay, luckily there are quite extraordinary hotels – cosy, warm and such a family. We have selected the best in our opinion hotels that will make your vacation truly memorable and “Scottish”.
The Gleneagles Hotel
The Nira Caledonia is housed in an old mansion, built in Georgian style and is situated in the historic centre of Edinburgh. The hotel has just 25 rooms and suites, all are decorated in brown and cream tones. A nice feature of the rooms is a window in the floor where you can enjoy views of the city center for a Cup of tea.
Guests can relax in the bar with a fine selection of whiskies and a restaurant serving local cuisine. The hotel is perfect connoisseurs of luxury and relaxation. The double room – from £ 150 per day. By the way, Nira Caledonia is part of the prestigious Association Small Luxury hotels (SLH).
The Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh – a truly legendary hotel of the Rocco Forte collection. Its a Victorian building with high clock tower is one of the symbols of the city and its main attractions. By the way, clock is 2 minutes – so they could not be late for the train.
Already at the entrance guests will be greeted by a receptionist in tradicionalista to set the right mood. Elegant rooms with views of Edinburgh castle and the Old town, Spa centre, Michelin-starred restaurant Number One, bar The Scotch and offered 400 types of whisky – all in the same hotel. Prices start from 195 pounds per night.
A luxury Scottish hotel and concurrently one of the best Golf resorts in Europe Gleneagles is an hour’s drive from Edinburgh. The hotel was opened in 1924, and in 1930, the resort has become extremely popular. Here gathered members of the Royal families, diplomats, presidents, Prime Ministers, world-famous star and the most famous golfers in the world.
In June of this year Gleneagles celebrated its anniversary – 90 years. In honor of this underwent renovation, which was redesigned Spa area ESPA.
Guests can enjoy a game of Golf (Gleneagles three fields), go horseback riding, rent a SUV or go to the school of falconry.
A choice of four restaurants, one of which – Andrew Fairlie – awarded two Michelin stars. All the joys you can also add two pools, a sauna, a steam bath, a fitness club and a huge picturesque territory of 344 ha. the double room – from £ 345.
Another hotel in the Scottish hinterland, and more specifically the picturesque St Andrews, North sea, Old Course Hotel St Andrews . The hotel belongs to the Association of Leading Hotels of the World, which speaks for the high quality of the service.
Golf course, Spa and gourmet restaurants will impress any guest. The hotel represented great Scottish tradition – playing the bagpipes, whisky, local cuisine and modern comfort. Escape here for a few days, to the green expanses and the North sea, will be a good idea if you are tired of noisy cities. Room rates start from £ 200 per night.
If you’re ever in Aberdeen, I advise you to stay at Marcliffe Hotel and Spa is the only five-star hotel, by the way. Its history is interesting: in 1993 the hotel opened…Mikhail Gorbachev! The hotel has a warm family atmosphere, where all 37 rooms and two suites, room service round the clock.
The hotel is a little away from the town centre on a large area planted with trees so that rural peace and privacy is assured. Complements the exquisite setting of antique furnishings and cosy lounge with fireplace and piano on the first floor.
Stayed here the members of the British Royal family, Prince Charles and Princess Anne; foreign dignitaries including the Sultan of Brunei; British Prime Minister Tony Blair; the world of show business actor Charlton Heston and rock star Rod Stewart, as well as the legendary American golfer Tom Watson.
To avoid boredom, guests can go fishing, play Golf at a local club or go to the Spa at the hotel. The room price per day – 180 pounds.
Another hotel in Scotland, joined the Association SLH – Cromlix and Chez Roux . The hotel is in a historic Victorian building located in the heart of the Scottish town of Dunblane, County of Stirling. It’s only an hour’s drive from Edinburgh.
The hotel has just 15 rooms and suites (each with individual design), that does not prevent it to attract travelers who appreciate comfort and exclusivity. The hotel has a restaurant and a bar, where guests can enjoy traditional Afternoon Tea. On request in room massages. Room price: from 200 pounds.