Accommodation in Scotland - Hotels & Inns

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SCOTTISH BORDERS

DRYBURGH ABBEY HOTEL
19th century baronial country house on the banks of the River Tweed overlooking the abbey ruins. Melrose 7 miles. Jedburgh 12 miles. Recommended by Scotland the Best, Michelin Red Guide, etc. Country Sports Hotel of the Year 2010 - 2012 in The Scottish Hotel Awards. 38 bedrooms all with bathroom, telephone, TV, radio, hairdryer, trouser press. Four-poster bedrooms and suites available. Award-winning restaurant. Indoor pool. Short breaks and offers on golf, fishing, etc. Facilities for weddings and conferences.

THE ROXBURGHE HOTEL & GOLF COURSE
Country house hotel nestling in woodlands on the banks of the River Teviot. Near Kelso on 50,000 acre estate (owned by the Duke of Roxburghe) with 18 hole Championship Golf Course. Luxury accommodation in 22 bedrooms. Health & Beauty Suite. Outdoor activities include shooting, fishing, golf, clay pigeon shooting, archery, croquet, mountain biking. 3 miles from Floors Castle. Chauffeur sightseeing service available. House Party packages for groups. Facilities for weddings and meetings.

AYRSHIRE

GLENAPP CASTLE
5 star fairytale romantic hideaway with 30 acres of private grounds. Accommodation on a Dinner, B&B basis or you can hire the castle for exclusive use. 17 luxury bedrooms and suites. Views across the Irish Sea to Ailsa Craig, Arran and the Mull of Kintyre. Romantic Hotel of the Year 2011. Hospitality Gold Medal, Fine Dining Award & Hotel Chef Médaille d’Or (Adam Stokes) - 2012 Scottish Hotel Awards. Michelin Star. Located 15 miles north of Stranraer. Prestwick Airport 40 miles. Culzean Castle 23 miles. Turnberry golf course 20 miles. Golf, shooting, horse riding and fishing. Facilities for weddings, Scottish banquets, etc.

PIERSLAND HOUSE HOTEL
4 star country house hotel in 2 acres of landscaped gardens opposite the Royal Troon Golf Course. Built by the renowned Scottish architect William Leiper. Once home to grandson of Johnnie Walker (of the famous Scotch whisky firm). Elegantly furnished. Magnificent oak panelled restaurant. 30 luxury bedrooms each based on a malt whisky distillery or family. 3 miles from Prestwick International Airport.

ISLE OF ARRAN

KILMICHAEL COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL
A small, elegant and friendly establishment in a secluded location near Brodick. 5 Star accommodation with 7 bedrooms and suites including 4 poster beds and whirlpool baths. Superb award-winning restaurant. AA 2 red rosettes. Ideal for honeymoons and romantic breaks. Luxury Scottish Island Hotel of the Year & Small Hotel Breakfast of the Year 2013. Scottish Small Romantic Hotel Award 2012. Scottish Country House Hotel of the Year 2009. Award-winning hospitality. Ferry-inclusive packages available. Open March - October.

THE LAGG HOTEL
Small, family run traditional hotel at Kilmory, 16 miles south of Brodick. Former coaching inn dating from 1791. Picturesque & peaceful setting with palm trees growing in the grounds. 13 ensuite bedrooms including a four-poster. Sun lounge overlooking the river and garden. Residents' lounge with log fire. Lounge bar, public bar and restaurant. Available for weddings. Open March - October. Instant online booking.

EDINBURGH

APEX WATERLOO PLACE HOTEL
4 star hotel opened in 2009. City centre location at the east end of Princes Street. Just 1 minute from Waverley Station. 187 stylish and spacious bedrooms with 42" flatscreen TV, >separate walk in shower and bath, large desk, luxury toiletries, iron/board, free wireless access and local telephone calls. Elegant restaurant and lounge bar. Leisure facilities include swimming pool, gym, sauna & steam room.

APEX INTERNATIONAL HOTEL
4 star hotel in the Grassmarket (Edinburgh’s historic Old Town) directly below the Castle. 175 bedrooms with widescreen TV, luxury toiletries, power shower, CD/DVD player, hairdryer, iron/board, free WiFi & free local calls. Superior rooms with bath, bathrobe, slippers, fridge, safe. Family rooms sleep 4. Rooftop restaurant overlooking Edinburgh Castle. 2 AA Rosettes. Brasserie & bar. Spa with a stainless steel ozone pool, Technogym fitness studio and tropicarium (combination of sauna & steam room).

DALHOUSIE CASTLE
13th century castle set in wooded parkland 7 miles south of Edinburgh. Winner of Castle Hotel of the Year 2009 in the Scottish Hotel Awards. Luxury accommodation in 27 bedrooms (some with historical themes of kings & queens, Robert the Bruce, William Wallace, etc. with 4-poster bed, period furniture, tartan & tweed). Award-winning Dungeon Restaurant (2 AA Rosettes). Hydro spa with pool, sauna, steam bath, etc. Facilities for ceilidhs, weddings, banquets, conferences, etc. Falconry within the grounds.

DALMAHOY HOTEL & COUNTRY CLUB
Set in 1000 acres of wooded parkland at the foot of the Pentland Hills. Only 7 miles west of Edinburgh city. 3 miles from Edinburgh Airport. The hotel & country club have been sympathetically developed around a Georgian mansion built in 1724. Choice of 215 rooms with TV, telephone, WiFi, etc. Scottish Tourist Board 4 Stars. Informal cafe/bar and award-winning restaurant. Leisure facilities include tennis courts, 2 golf courses, indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, gym, solarium, health & beauty salon.

GLASGOW

HILTON GLASGOW GROSVENOR
4 star hotel with boutique style atmosphere in the fashionable West End. Terrace Bar and Lounge with views of the Botanic Gardens. Restaurant. Free entry to The SPA at the sister Hilton Glasgow hotel. 96 bedrooms with satellite TV, minibar, hairdryer, iron, marble bathroom, Broadband Internet access, etc.

HILTON GLASGOW
5 star hotel in Glasgow city centre. Swimming pool, gym, sauna, spa, hair salon. Fine dining restaurant, New York-style brasserie and Cocktail bar. 24-hour room service. Choice of 319 bedrooms with satellite TV, hairdryer, air-conditioning, trouser press, Internet access, etc.

MERCURE GLASGOW CITY HOTEL
3 star hotel with city centre location just 2 minutes walk from George Square. Bistro, bar, 24 hour room service. 91 bedrooms with satellite TV, telephone, hairdryer, trouser press.

SHERBROOKE CASTLE HOTEL
Baronial castle built in 1896 offering Victorian elegance and luxury accommodation. Friendly, family-run establishment with genuine hospitality. 18 ensuite bedrooms all with TV, direct dial telephone, hospitality tray, toiletries, hairdryer, trouser press, WiFi. Choice of king sized double or twin beds, or superior bedrooms with super king sized beds. Restaurant with award-winning chef. Lounge bar serving bar meals. 3 miles outside Glasgow city centre. 15 minutes drive from Glasgow International Airport.

LOCH LOMOND / COWAL / ARGYLL / INVERARAY

TAYCHREGGAN
One of Scotland's top country house hotels. Set in 40 acres of garden and natural woodland on the shores of Loch Awe. 20 miles from Oban. Voted 'One of Britain's Most Romantic Hotels' by the AA Inspectors. 18 luxury ensuite bedrooms including suites and 4-posters. Master suite with spa bath. Award-winning cuisine. AA 2 Red Rosettes. Open fires, lounge bar, 2 guest lounges, snooker room, courtyard with orangerie. Recent refurbishment. Personal and friendly service.

DE VERE CAMERON HOUSE HOTEL
Exclusive 5 star hotel with deluxe accommodation in 83 bedrooms & suites, and 3 restaurants. On the shores of Loch Lomond in 100 acres of parkland. Lagoon-style swimming pool, spa, steam room, saunas, gym, squash courts, snooker room, golf courses, archery, tennis, mountain biking, boat trips.

LOCH FYNE HOTEL & LEISURE CLUB
In Inveraray overlooking Loch Fyne with wonderful views across the loch to the Cowal Hills. A short stroll from the castle & golf course. Leisure suite with swimming pool, sauna, steam room and whirlpool bath. Restaurant with locally-caught seafood. Choice of 74 ensuite bedrooms and mini-suites. Historic house visited by Eisenhower & Churchill during WWII. Oban 35 miles.

GALLEY OF LORNE INN
17th century drovers inn beside Loch Craignish in the yachting village of Ardfern. Near the historic sites of Kilmartin Glen. 24 miles south of Oban. 14 miles north of Lochgilphead. 6 ensuite double and twin bedrooms. Spacious restaurant, public bar and lounge bar. Children welcome. Pets welcome. Member of Britian's Finest. TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2011 - 1012 - 2013 - 2014. Ideal for sailing, walking, cycling, fishing, etc. Facilities for weddings.

THE CREGGANS INN
Family-run, friendly, country Inn on the shores of Loch Fyne, with views across to Inveraray. Inn of the Year & Hospitality Gold Medal in the Scottish Hotel Awards 2012. Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Gold Small Hotel. 14 bedrooms. Free WiFi. Bar & Restaurant with AA 2 Red Rosettes. Peaceful rural retreat near the Argyll Forest Park. Inveraray 21 miles. Dunoon 20 miles. Loch Lomond 22 miles. 80 minutes drive from Glasgow.

ABBOTS BRAE HOTEL
4 star family-run hotel in Dunoon in secluded woodland garden setting with views over the Firth of Clyde. Winner of 2013 Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice Awards. 8 themed bedrooms including luxurious four-poster and king-size, all with toiletries, hairdryer, TV, radio, direct-dial telephone, etc. Wireless broadband Internet access. Restaurant. Special romantic breaks available with champagne and chocolates. "VIP" packages and activity breaks with clay shooting, sailing, archery or quad bikes. Ideal for exploring Cowal, Bute and Argyll. Available for weddings, exclusive use, murder mystery parties.

STONEFIELD CASTLE HOTEL
Built in 1837 on the shores of Loch Fyne. 2 miles from the picturesque fishing village of Tarbert. Set in 60 acres of woodland gardens with a fine collection of Himalayan Rhododendrons. Award-winning restaurant with views over the gardens and Loch Fyne. Wood panelled lounge bar. Choice of 32 ensuite bedrooms. Ideal base for exploring Argyll & the Kintyre peninsula, also the islands of Gigha, Islay, Arran, Bute.

FIFE / ST ANDREWS / ANGUS / DUNDEE

MYRES CASTLE
Luxury B&B accommodation in this family-owned 16th castle near Auchtermuchty in 44 acres of private grounds with a walled garden, maze, woodland, small loch & Highland cows in the parkland. 10 individually styled ensuite bedrooms (kingsize doubles, doubles, twins) including a four-poster room. All weather tennis court, croquet, billiards room, helicopter landing site. Also available for weddings and exclusive use. St Andrews 25 minutes. Perth 25 minutes. Dundee 30 minutes. Edinburgh 40 minutes. Glasgow 60 minutes.

MACDONALD RUSACKS HOTEL
Voted one of the Top Golfing Hotels in the world. Overlooks the 18th green of the Old Course at St Andrews. Sun lounge with panoramic views of the beach and golf course. Restaurant, gastro pub and bar with award-winning chef. 24 hour room service. 68 ensuite bedrooms with golf theme, satellite TV, telephone, trouser press, hairdryer, etc.

APEX CITY QUAY HOTEL & SPA
4 star deluxe contemporary hotel in Dundee. Contemporary, chic, stylish accommodation in 153 bedrooms and suites. Families welcome. Leisure/fitness facilities in YuSpa with ozone pool, hot tubs, sauna, sanarium, technogym, etc. Restaurant with 2 AA Rosettes. Special rates and late deals often available. Available for weddings, parties and corporate events.

STIRLING

BROOMHALL CASTLE
Family-run small hotel with a relaxed atmosphere. 5 miles from Stirling. Set on the slopes of the Ochil Hills with fine views. 20 minutes drive from Gleneagles. 10 ensuite bedrooms refurbished to a high standard (7 double, 1 twin/family room & 2 four-poster rooms). Restaurant, lounge & bar. Licensed for civil ceremonies. Facilities for conferences. Instant online booking.

AIRTH CASTLE
Historic castle dating back to the 14th century and once owned the family of Robert the Bruce. Set in 14 acres of wooded parkland, 10 minutes from Stirling. Leisure facilities include swimming pool, gym, sauna, steam room, solarium. Aromatherapy and beauty treatments available. 2 restaurants, 2 bars. Country Club with 100 bedrooms. Scottish Tourist Board 4 Stars. Scottish Spa Hotel of the Year 2009.

ROYAL HOTEL
Impressive Victorian hotel set in the charming conservation village of Bridge of Allan. 3 miles from the centre of Stirling. 43 bedrooms all with satellite TV, telephone, hairdryer, trouser press, etc. Children welcome. Scottish Tourist Board 3 Stars. AA 3 Stars. Restaurant and bar.

PERTH CITY

HUNTINGTOWER HOTEL
Edwardian country house hotel with character and charm. Set in 6 acres of landscaped gardens. 2 miles outside Perth city centre. Guest lounge, cocktail bar, garden conservatory and elegant panelled restaurant. Renowned for high service standards. AA 3 stars and 2 red rosettes. 34 bedrooms all with satellite TV, telephone, mini bar, trouser press, hairdryer, WiFi access.

THE NEW COUNTY HOTEL
A tasteful & contemporary refurbishment has created a stylish Scottish hotel with the very highest standards of hospitality. Quiet location in Perth city centre. 23 bedrooms with TV, telephone, toiletries, hospitality tray, etc. Wi-Fi. Gastropub bar & bistro, classy cafe, contemporary restaurant. 2 AA Red Rosettes. Winner of Rising Star Restaurant of the Year 2009 in the Scottish Hotel Awards. Scottish Tourist Board 3 stars. Frequent special offers.

MERCURE PERTH HOTEL
3 star hotel in central Perth. Former watermill dating back to the 15th century. View fresh running water through the portholes in the reception and lounge areas. 76 ensuite bedrooms with satellite TV, internet access, etc. Room only rates (without breakfast) available. Restaurant. Lounge bar. 24 hour room service

PERTHSHIRE

HILTON DUNKELD HOUSE HOTEL & COUNTRY CLUB
Elegant Edwardian country house on 280-acre private estate. Panoramic views over the Tay Valley. One the most luxurious resort hotels in Scotland. 96 bedrooms including deluxe rooms and suites. Health and Leisure Club with swimming pool, sauna, steam room & gym. Clay pigeon shooting, offroad driving, archery, tennis, volleyball, croquet, 9 hole putting course. Dinner dances & ceilidhs.

THE FOUR SEASONS HOTEL
1800s house in spectacular situation overlooking Loch Earn. Ideal for visiting the Trossachs & Loch Katrine. Callander 21 miles. Crieff 13 miles. Loch Tay 13 miles. Perth 30 miles. Winner of 'Good for the Soul Award 2008' in the HotelReviewScotland awards. 3 stars. 12 ensuite bedrooms with TV, telephone, hairdryer, CD player. 2 restaurants with AA 2 Red Rosettes. Frequent special offers, golf packages, gourmet wine tasting weekends, romantic breaks, painting holidays, guided walking breaks, garden tours, etc. Child discounts. Pets welcome. Facilities for weddings, conferences, etc. 6 chalets and 1 apartment also available.

OBAN

QUEENS HOTEL
Victorian villa situated on the Esplanade in Oban. Wonderful views across Oban Bay. 4 star, friendly hotel with restaurant & lounge bar. 42 bedrooms - most with kingsize bed, whirlpool bath or extra large shower.

COLUMBA HOTEL
Situated right on the seafront on the North Pier in the middle of Oban. Recently refurbished and restored to its original Victorian glory. Restaurant with good food. Choice of 50 ensuite bedrooms (most with views of the sea and harbour).

OBAN BAY HOTEL
Situated on the edge of Dunollie Wood and the Esplanade overlooking Oban Bay. 80 ensuite bedrooms. Scottish Tourist Board 3 Stars. Full-length sun lounge with spectacular sea views. Bar and restaurant with excellent reputation especially for seafood. Spa with outdoor hot tub, health & beauty treatments. Instant online booking.

ISLE OF MULL

THE WESTERN ISLES HOTEL
3 star Victorian hotel overlooking Tobermory with views across the Sound of Mull. 28 ensuite bedrooms all with satellite TV, hairdryer, trouser press, tea/coffee. Elegant dining room and conservatory bar.

ISLE OF MULL HOTEL & SPA
Set in impressive gardens on Craignure Bay (close to the ferry terminal from Oban). Panoramic views across the bay to Duart Castle, the isle of Lismore and hills on the mainland. 86 bedrooms. 3 Stars. Observatory lounge, restaurant and whisky bar. Leisure facilities: wwimming pool, children's splash pool, treatment rooms, gym, outdoor hot tub, steam room, Norwegian spruce sauna, hydro foot spa, tanning room, nail bar, hair salon.

FORT WILLIAM / GLENCOE / MALLAIG

THE LIME TREE
Unique 3-star hotel with Michelin listed restaurant (AA 2 red rosettes) and 4-star art gallery. Set in a 19th century former church manse overlooking Loch Linnhe. 3 minutes walk from the centre of Fort William. Recommended by The Lonely Planet Guide & Scotland the Best. Listed in 2012 Good Food Guide and the Relish Guide 'Top 15 Scottish Restaurants'. Silver Eat Scotland Award for Food Excellence. 10 ensuite double/twin/family bedrooms (many with views of the sea and the hill beyond). Free Wi-Fi. Guest lounges with open fires, drying room, map room, bike storage. Instant online booking. Credit cards accepted.

MOORINGS HOTEL
Set alongside the Caledonian Canal at the famous Neptune’s Staircase. With splendid panoramic views of Ben Nevis and Aonach Mor. 3 miles outside Fort William. Scottish Tourist Board 4 Stars. 27 individually decorated bedrooms with own bathroom, telephone, free wi-fi, satellite TV, hairdryer, etc. Restaurant (AA rosette) and lounge bar. Facilities for weddings and meetings.

GLENGARRY CASTLE HOTEL
Country house hotel personally run by the McCallum family. Oil paintings, log fires, pine panelling. Set in 60 acres of grounds on the shores of Loch Oich. 7 miles south of Loch Ness & Fort Augustus. Between Fort William (25 miles) & Inverness (40 miles). 26 ensuite bedrooms all with wonderful views and some with 4 poster beds. Winner of Hospitality Gold Medal in The Scottish Hotel Awards 2013. Open late March - early November.

CLAN MACDUFF HOTEL
Family-run, 3 star hotel overlooking Loch Linnhe. 2 miles from Fort William town centre. Friendly, welcoming atmosphere & helpful staff. Single, twin, double, 3-bed and 4-bed family rooms. Larger rooms include table, seating area, shower over bath. Balcony rooms and disabled access rooms available. Evening meals and bar suppers. Discounts for stays of 3 or 7 nights. Reductions for children 13 and under. Instant online booking.

CLACHAIG INN
Situated in the heart of Glencoe, surrounded by mountains on all sides. Renowned for hospitality & excellent food. 23 ensuite bedrooms (single, double, twin, family). Restaurant, 3 bars and a beer garden. National Winner of 'Les Routiers' Real Ale Pub of The Year 2004. Also featured in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide and Trail Magazine's 'Best Outdoor Pub in the UK'. Excellent base for outdoor activities such as hillwalking, climbing, sailing, skiing, snowboarding and mountain biking. Discounts for stays of 3 or more nights. Instant online booking.

ROAD TO THE ISLES
Hotels, guest houses and B&Bs from Fort William to Mallaig including Glenfinnan, Morar and Arisaig set in the spectacular scenery of the Road to the Isles. A great selection of local establishments to suit all budgets.

ISLE OF SKYE

DUISDALE HOUSE HOTEL
4 star country house hotel in Sleat, south Skye, with breathtaking views across the sea to the hills of Knoydart. Former hunting lodge for the Chief of the Clan MacDonald. Gardens & 30 acres of wooded hillside. Best Hotel - Scottish Thistle Awards 2013. Hospitality Gold Medal, Boutique Hotel Special Commendation, Host with the Most, Service Excellence, Customer Care award & Special Wedding award in the Scottish Hotel Awards. 17 ensuite rooms (7 double, 4 twin, 5 four-poster rooms & 1 suite) with telephone, Sky TV, hairdryer, luxury toiletries, etc. Award-winning restaurant. Day sails available on the hotel's yacht. Armadale ferry 8 miles. Skye Bridge 13 miles.

WHITE HEATHER HOTEL
Small, family run hotel near the Skye Bridge at Kyleakin. Overlooks Castle Moil and the harbour. 9 immaculately presented ensuite bedrooms (5 double, 3 twin and 1 family). 'One of the best views from a breakfast table' anywhere on Skye. Vegetarian options. Free range eggs. Organic and Fairtrade produce used when available. No smoking. Dogs accepted. Open March - October. Discounts for longer stays and for group / block bookings.

TORAVAIG HOUSE HOTEL
Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Small Hotel. Personally run. Beautifully decorated and furnished. Hospitality Gold Medal - 2012 Scottish Hotel Awards. Breakfast Quality Special Commendation in 2011. Scottish Island Hotel of the Year 2013 & 2014. Magnificent views. 9 twin/double ensuite bedrooms with TV, WiFi, toiletries, bathrobes, etc. Drawing room with open fire. Highlands and Islands Restaurant of the Year 2009/10. Small weddings and functions catered for. Yacht for day sails. Situated in Sleat, southern Skye. 5 minutes drive from Armadale (ferry from Mallaig). Skye Bridge 16 miles.

SKEABOST COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL
Luxurious hotel in private grounds by Loch Snizort, north Skye, next to golf course. Victorian hunting lodge built by the MacDonalds. 25 bedrooms and suites. Cosy lounges with open fires. Cocktail bar. Conservatory dining room overlooking the loch. Portree 6 miles. Dunvegan 16 miles.

ISLE OF HARRIS

HOTEL HEBRIDES
A boutique style hotel offering quality accommodation by the pier in Tarbert. 20 ensuite bedrooms (single, double, twin, family & king size rooms). All with direct dial telephone, CD/DVD player, Freeview flat screen TV, free WiFi, tea /coffee, hairdryer, toiletries. Deluxe rooms also have mini bar & ipod/MP3 docking station. Room service. Laundry service. Restaurant and lounge bar. Cruises & excursions can be arranged for you. Scottish Island Hotel of the Year 2011. Ideal for romantic breaks. Special offers and packages available.

AVIEMORE & CAIRNGORMS

CULDEARN HOUSE
Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Small Hotel in Grantown on Spey. 13 miles from Aviemore. 35 miles south of Inverness. Personally run hotel with intimate atmosphere, renowned for its warm hospitality. Recommended in Alastair Sawday's Special Places to Stay, The Good Hotel Guide 2014, Britain's Finest, Scottish Food Guide and Karen Brown. Ideal for romantic breaks or special celebrations. Award-winning fine dining. 6 spacious luxury ensuite bedrooms. Free WiFi. Special offers on Dinner, B&B breaks. Whisky Tasting breaks.

SCOT HOUSE HOTEL
Charming, family run 3 star small hotel in Kingussie. A relaxing location in the Cairngorms National Park. 13 miles from Aviemore. 40 miles south of Inverness. Highland hospitality recommended by Michelin, AA Hotel Guide, Rough Guide. 9 ensuite bedrooms (double, twin, family) with TV, radio, telephone, hairdryer. Whisky bar and restaurant. Frequent special offers all year round. Romantic breaks and activity packages can include golf, walking, fishing, skiing, shooting, stalking, etc.

HILTON COYLUMBRIDGE
The premier family leisure hotel in the Highlands. Set in a 65 acre woodland estate 1.5 miles outside Aviemore. 2 indoor swimming pools, sauna, solarium, outdoor adventure play area, tennis courts, badminton, table tennis and indoor 'Fun House' for children including creche. Cafe, diner, restaurant, bar and bistro. 175 bedooms with satellite TV, telephone, hairdryer, etc.

MACDONALD ACADEMY HOTEL
Family-friendly hotel with spectacular views of the Cairngorms. Part of the newly re-developed Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort. 100 ensuite bedrooms. Leisure facilities available include 25 metre pool, sauna, steam room and techno gym. Virtual reality and computer games. Summer children's club. Spey Valley Championship Golf Course. Bar, restaurant and food court.

ABERDEENSHIRE

CASTLE HOTEL
Family-run retreat set in 7 acres of parkland bordered by the River Deveron at Huntly. Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Country House Hotel. Once home to the Dukes of Gordon. Stylish bedrooms & suites, restaurant with panoramic views, wood-panelled whisky bar lounge with fireplace, piano lounge and elegant ballroom. Private helipad. Free WiFi. Recommended in Stevensons Good Hotel & Food Book 2011. Available for weddings, private functions and conferences. Aberdeen 37 miles. Ballater 36 miles. Elgin 27 miles.

LOCH KINORD HOTEL
Personally run 3 star country hotel in the heart of Royal Deeside between Ballater and Aboyne. 35 miles from Aberdeen. 22 rooms including suite with 4-poster and whirlpool bath. Popular restaurant, lounge and whisky bar. AA red rosette. Facilities for weddings & conferences. Ideal for golf, fishing, hill walking, shooting, stalking, ski-ing, gliding, off-road driving.

HILTON ABERDEEN
4 star hotel 10 minutes drive from the centre of Aberdeen. Leisure Club with swimming pool, sauna, steam room, gym. 2 outdoor tennis courts and beauty salon. 120 bedrooms with TV, large bathroom, WiFi broadband. 24 hour room service. Cafe / restaurant.

MACDONALD ARDOE HOUSE
4 star country retreat (inspired by Balmoral Castle) in 30 acres of parkland with views across the River Dee. 3 miles outside Aberdeen. Leisure Club & Spa with pool, sauna, steam room, whirlpool bath, gym, beauty salons and tennis courts. 109 bedrooms with telephone, TV, WiFi. 24-hour room service. Restaurant with AA red rosette. Whisky bar and drawing room with open fires.

HILTON CRAIGENDARROCH
Country house & family resort in Ballater near the River Dee. 8 miles from Balmoral Castle. 45 luxury bedrooms and suites. Leisure facilities include 2 swimming pools, spa bath, sauna, steam room, fitness suite, games room, snooker, squash, tennis courts, dry ski slope. Health and Beauty Spa. Children's adventure playground, activity club during school holidays.

NORWOOD HALL HOTEL
Victorian mansion built in 1887 on the site of the 15th century Pitfodels Castle. Set in 7 acres of private woodland. 3 miles from Aberdeen. Luxury accommodation in 37 bedrooms including deluxe suites and 4-poster bedrooms. All with satellite TV, telephone, Internet access, trouser press, hairdryer. 24 hour room service. Scottish Tourist Board 4 Stars. Restaurant with AA Red Rosette. Perfect special occasions or romantic breaks.

NAIRN / MORAY

COVENANTERS' INN
Situated between Nairn and Elgin offers en-suite accommodation in 14 rooms. Friendly and family run. Children very welcome. Historic building includes restaurant & bar lounge with good food. WiFi access. Ideal touring base. Inverness Airport 9 miles. Credit cards accepted.

SUNNY BRAE HOTEL
Family-run small hotel in Nairn offering peace & quiet, personal welcome, excellent service. Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Gold Hotel. 8 ensuite bedrooms with telephone, digital TV, hairdryer, iron, bathrobes, hospitality tray, trouser press. Reviewed in Stevensons Scotland's Good Hotel & Food Book. Eat Scotland Silver Award. WiFi access. Open February - October.

ROSS-SHIRE / BLACK ISLE

TULLOCH CASTLE
Home of the Chiefs of Clan Davidson. Situated on the edge of the market town of Dingwall. 15 miles north of Inverness. 4 Stars. Recommended by Condé Nast Johansens. Choice of 20 en-suite bedrooms (single, double, twin), each with its own unique charm and character. Breathtaking views. Elegant candlelit restaurant. Whisky bar. Ghost tours to explain the history of the 'Green Lady'. Secret passage, dungeons, etc. Reception hall with ornate ceiling, wood panelling, log fire.

KINCRAIG CASTLE HOTEL
4 Star Country House Hotel with grounds and extensive views towards the Cromarty Firth. Once the family seat of the Mackenzie clan. Built in the early 1800s. Elegant restaurant with 2 AA red rosettes, lounge and bar. 15 ensuite bedrooms. 25 miles north of Inverness. 20 miles south of Dornoch.

LOCH NESS

GLENGARRY CASTLE HOTEL
Country house hotel personally run by the McCallum family. Oil paintings, log fires, pine panelling. Set in 60 acres of grounds on the shores of Loch Oich. 7 miles south of Loch Ness & Fort Augustus. Between Fort William (25 miles) & Inverness (40 miles). 26 ensuite bedrooms all with wonderful views and some with 4 poster beds. Winner of Hospitality Gold Medals in The Scottish Hotel Awards. Country House Hotel of the Year in the Highlands 2013. Open late March - early November.

INVERNESS

GLENDRUIDH HOUSE HOTEL
4 star hotel accommodation in this unique Victorian building in peaceful surroundings. Extensive gardens and orchard where badgers often visit. 5 bedrooms including luxury suites. Free WiFi. Located near Loch Ness Golf Course. Only 2 miles from Inverness city centre. Featured in the Scottish Food Guide. Online booking.

GLENMORISTON TOWN HOUSE
Set overlooking the River Ness. Inverness Hotel of the Year 2007 & 2008. Scottish Tourist Board 4 Stars. 30 individually designed bedrooms all with luxurious bathroom, telephone, TV, etc. Award-winning restaurant with AA Red Rosette. Brasserie, piano bar, live music and gourmet breaks.

HEATHMOUNT HOTEL
Stylish luxury accommodation in a contemporary small hotel in a quiet residential district only 5 minutes walk from Inverness city centre. Choice of bedrooms (single, family, twin, double, including 2 with four-poster bed). All with Sky TV, DVD, Wi-Fi, telephone, hairdryer, iPod dock. Winner of Hospitality Award for Friendly Service 2008 in the HotelScotlandReview awards. Popular restaurant and bar.

THE PALACE HOTEL & SPA
Set on the banks of the River Ness opposite Inverness Castle. Free use of Leisure Club & Spa facilities including 50 foot pool, whirlpool bath, gym, sauna, steam room. 88 newly refurbished bedrooms with ensuite shower, TV, telephone, tea/coffee. Executive rooms include river views, hairdryer, mineral water and shortbread. 24 hour room service. Stylish bar, restaurant and lounge area. Scottish Tourist Board 3 Stars.

LOCH NESS COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL
4 star country house hotel on a 6-acre estate, just 2 miles from Inverness city centre. Highly recommended restaurant with 2 AA red rosettes. 11 bedrooms & suites in the main house including a 4-poster honeymoon suite, plus two 2-bedroom garden suite cottages. Facilities for conferences, meetings and weddings. Loch Ness 3 miles.

THE COLUMBA HOTEL
Located on the riverside opposite Inverness Castle. AA 4 Stars. 76 bedrooms with ensuite bath or shower, TV, telephone, WiFi, hospitality tray, hairdryer. 24 hour room service. Restaurant and Bistro. Live traditional music on some evenings.

KINGSMILLS HOTEL
Impressive 18th century mansion set in 4 acres of grounds next to Inverness Golf Course. 1 mile from city centre. Leisure club with indoor pool, spa bath, sauna, steam room, fitness room, sunbed, hair and beauty salons. 134 ensuite bedrooms with hairdryer, mini bar, radio, satellite TV, telephone, trouser press. 24-hour room service. Restaurant & cocktail lounge. 4 Stars.

ROCPOOL RESERVE
5 Star discreet new boutique hotel in Inverness with cocktail bar and Chez Roux restaurant. 11 luxurious bedrooms all individually designed (some with a private balcony, hot tub or large bath). Winner of Luxury Hotel of the Year 2009 and Inverness Hotel of the Year 2010, 2012, 2013 & 2014 in the Scottish Hotel Awards.

WESTER ROSS / ULLAPOOL

THE OLD MILL HIGHLAND LODGE
Situated by Loch Maree near the Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve. 10 miles north of Kinlochewe and 10 miles south of Gairloch. 4 star quality small hotel with 6 ensuite bedrooms: 3 double and 3 twin. Offers accommodation on a Dinner, B&B basis. 2 acres of grounds with panoramic views of Slioch. Ideal for relaxing in tranquility, touring or hill walking. Special rates for 3 or more night stays. Open from late May to end October.

CALEDONIAN HOTEL
One of the oldest hotels in Ullapool. It overlooks the harbour with wonderful views of the sea and hills. Choice of 83 ensuite bedrooms with TV, tea/coffee, etc. 2 Stars. Caley Inn Bistro offers food and drink all day. Bar and lounge bar with a Highland theme. Free WiFi.

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