Scotland’s iconic attractions and stunning landscapes are some of the most varied and diverse in the world. From Orkney to Aberdeen, Dumfries & Galloway to the Outer Hebrides, there is so much to discover. We showcase the best luxury hotels in Scotland to make your trip even more special.
Fairmont St Andrews
Kingask, St Andrews, Scotland
Surrounded by 520 acres of rugged scenery with views of St Andrews Bay this five star luxury hotel features its own championship golf courses. The resort has 2 world-famous golf courses and a spa with a modern gym, a 20 yards swimming pool, a steam room, sauna and a hot tub. Fairmont St Andrews boasts a range dining options including the Italian eatery La Cucina, Kittocks Den bar, Rock & Spindle pub and also St Andrews Bar and Grill, which enjoys views over medieval St Andrews.
The Gleneagles Hotel
Auchterarder, Perthshire, Scotland
Set in the heart of Scotland, within 850 acres, The Gleneagles Hotel offers 3 championship golf courses and an ESPA spa, along with a falconry school. Guests can also enjoy off-road driving, horse-riding, dog training, and shooting. The hotel offers 4 fine dining restaurants where you can enjoy the Michelin Starred Andrew Fairlie restaurant, the Birnam Brasserie, the formal Strathearn, and the lively Dormy Bar and Grill.
Inverlochy Castle Hotel
Torlundy, Fort William
Inverlochy Castle Hotel is a beautiful 19th century castle surrounded by the luscious green of the evergreen trees and the sparkling blue from the nearby loch. The area surrounding Inverlochy Castle is rich in landscape and history, to name but a few of these breath-taking places – the falls at Glen Nevis, the monument at Glenfinnan and the mountains of Glencoe. During a trip to Balmoral in 1873, Queen Victoria spent a week at Inverlochy sketching and painting where she wrote in her diaries ‘I never saw a lovelier or more romantic spot’. Nestling in the foothills of the mighty Ben Nevis, Inverlochy Castle sits amidst some of Scotland’s finest scenery.
Glencoe, West Highlands
Located in the Scottish Highlands, Glencoe House is composed of just seven luxury suites and prides itself providing a personalized service. Built in 1896, the historic mansion offers tranquility and outdoor adventure such as walking, hiking, fishing, skiing, snowboarding and mountain biking. Alternatively, you can retreat to your suite and take in the view of Loch Leven whilst sitting in front of a roaring fire, or star gaze from your private hot tub.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre
The Royal Mile, Old Town, Edinburgh
The Radisson Blu Hotel is located in the heart of the historic Royal Mile in Edinburgh’s old town, just a short walk to major city centre attractions. The hotel is within walking distance of Edinburgh Castle, National Museum of Scotland, the Scottish Parliament and Edinburgh’s famous shopping thoroughfare, Princes street. The hotel is also within easy reach of Holyrood Palace, Holyrood Park which has stunning views of the Scottish capital.