Fonab Castle Hotel
located: Pitlochry, Perth & Kinross, Scotland, UK
Five-star luxury in the Scottish Highlands, Fonab Castle boasts scenic views, mature gardens and a choice from two restaurants (the Sandemans Fine Dining Restaurant or the Fonab Brasserie for lighter meals). Its guest rooms are individually designed and the decor is a sympathetic blend of contemporary and original features. Some rooms have views of Loch Faskally or the Highland landscape.
Glenisle Hotel & Bistro
located: Lamlash, Isle of Arran, Scotland, UK
A stunning location for an award-winning boutique hotel in the village of Lamlash, on the Isle of Arran.
This charming hotel has spectacular views across Lamlash Bay towards the Holy Isle. The comfortable guest rooms are decorated in a light, fresh contemporary style, mixing white with distinctive colour. There's a walled garden and terrace for outside dining, a library/lounge, the Talisman Bar and a licensed bistro.
Inn on the Mile (The)
located: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
The luxury Inn on the Mile is located right in Edinburgh city centre, on the famous Royal Mile. It's housed in a fine old building which retains much of its original character including high ceilings, cornicing and huge windows with breath-taking views. The decor is simple, smart and distinctive. The hotel has a pub/kitchen overlooking the Royal Mile.
Lodge on the Loch (The)
located: Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
A fabulous loch-side location drew us to add the Lodge to our Collection, this is a destination for those who enjoy sports and relaxation, offering a spa, gym, golf courses and watersports on Loch Aboyne. Rooms have simple, fresh decor with sleek en-suite bathrooms. Superior rooms also have a balcony with loch and mountain views. The restaurant offers a Mediterranean cuisine with a Scottish twist, using fine local ingredients.
Macdonald Hotels' Signature Collection Featured Site
located: across Scotland
A special collection chosen because of their historic locations, individual style, award-winning restaurants, personalised service and attention to detail. These top 4-star and 5-star hotels from the Macdonald Hotels range, include award winners, boutique-style hotels, classic properties and contemporary townhouses across Scotland.
Pierhouse Hotel (The)
located: Port Appin, Argyll, Scotland, UK
A small boutique hotel with an informal, relaxed atmosphere, situated on the shores of Loch Linnhe. The hotel offers twelve contemporary styled guest bedrooms, a bar with welcoming wood-burning fire and choice of 90 whiskies, and spectacular loch views from its award-winning seafood restaurant, which serves fresh locally-sourced seafood and game.
Rufflets Country House Hotel
located: Fife, Scotland, UK
Rufflets is a 4-star country house hotel located close to St Andrews, Eastern Scotland. The distinctive turreted mansion house, set in ten acres of exceptional gardens, has been owned by the same family since 1952 and offers a relaxing atmosphere for short breaks, weekends and longer escapes. The hotel offers a wide range of accommodation, including 24 individually designed guest bedrooms as well as three self-catering lodges in the grounds.
located: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Tigerlilly is an award-winning boutique hotel in Edinburgh's city centre. This beautiful Georgian building offers thirty three stylish and chic guest bedrooms and suites that combine contemporary style with original features. There is also an elegant champagne and cocktail bar, a nightclub and a restaurant.
located: Loch Lomond, W Dunbartonshire, Scotland, UK
A 5-star luxury hotel in an area of outstanding beauty on the banks of Loch Lomond. It offers an award winning spa and championship golf course and each guest bedroom decorated in individual style.
located: Tarbert, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK
A small, intimate privately-owned boutique hotel on the Isle of Harris. This twenty-one bedroom hotel offers top quality food, chic contemporary decor and a friendly welcome; all set in a beautiful Scottish Island landscape.
COUNTRY HOUSE STYLE:
Our country house hotels selection for when you're after relaxing country house comfort, classic looks and stlye, historic buildings, fabulous countryside and great food! FULL SELECTION»
Bunchrew House Hotel – towers and turrets give this historic Scottish mansion its fairytale castle looks; the property is now a luxury 4-star country house hotel, brim full of historic character ... MORE»
Meldrum House Hotel – a beautiful country house hotel with elegant, individually decorated rooms in a modern-traditional style, set within mature woodland and parkland ... MORE»
THEMED HOTELS OF CHARACTER:
A collection of themed hotels for when you're after something rather different, holiday accommodation with a distinct theme. It could be related to a particular intrest (e.g. trains and railways, movies, or gardens and flowers); or a theme based on a particular style of architecture or decor (perhaps Art Deco or antiques); or a theme just for the fun of it (like superheroes or love) – come and see what we've got on offer! FULL SELECTION»
Witchery By The Castle – an utterly unique luxury 5-star hotel in central Edinburgh, offering a selection of lavishly furnished guest suites in opulent, theatrical styles, with gothic touches ... MORE»
Le Monde Hotel – a unique 4* boutique Edinburgh hotel with luxury themed rooms inspired by world cities, the decor of each guest bedroom reflects the city it's named after: Barcelona, Rio, Paris ... MORE»
Our Scottish Character Hotels are our special hand-picked selections, the ones with that extra something that makes them stand out from the crowd and ideal for a celebration weekend, an extra special holiday, a honeymoon, that big birthday or a special family gathering. They are part of our Character Series, which also includes and B&Bs and Villas & Cottages in their own separate sections.
To find out more about how we make our Character Hotels selection and the criteria used, please read the short article here»
As this page is dealing with Scotland you'll notice a number of Scottish Castles and old fortified country houses listed; we've heaps more of these in our specialist Castles section too, take a look here»
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