Are you thinking of visiting Scotland and would like some recommendations for where to stay? Scotland has some amazing places to visit and stay and we have created a list of our recommendations for accommodation below.
With its amazing mountain views, beautiful lochs, vibrant cities and fantastic nightlife and festivals there’s something for everyone in Scotland. Everyone who visits, are in awe of what a stunning country Scotland is.
If you are visiting the Scottish Highlands to play a round of golf, go fishing or just relax for a few days, or are spending time in Edinburgh or other part of Scotland, then definitely take a look at some of our recommended hotels and places to stay below. If you require a chauffeur driven car to or from your hotel just contact us or visit our online quotation page
The Old Millhouse
The Old Millhouse in Dalkeith (40 Newmills Road, Dalkeith EH22 2AQ) is a 5 star VisitScotland graded self-catering establishment, lovingly, sympathetically and respectfully converted a decade ago from a 19th century commercial miller’s house.
Built to exceed environmental and sustainable standards, it is Green Tourism accredited, and is set on the banks of the River Esk, among 3.5 acres of private gardens. It sleeps 10 people in 5 exquisite bedrooms, each with a luxurious ensuite bathroom, has a spa pool, Orangery, a drawing room with log fire, fully equipped kitchen, a terrace with plenty of seating, a Kamado Joe BBQ and patio area and easy access to the gardens.
The owners pride themselves on complementing the quality of clients’ stay with access, through their concierge
service, to the surrounding areas, facilitated by trusted partners, giving visitors access to fishing, outdoor activities, tours, food and drink, shopping, distillery tours, golfing and sightseeing. Their concierge service will also arrange a choice of chefs to cook quality meals for their visitors.
Barony Castle Hotel
Barony Castle Hotel (Old Manse Road, Eddleston, Scottish Borders EH45 8QW) is a 4 star traditional and welcoming hotel, conference and wedding venue. Originally a 16thcentury castle, Barony Castle retains many historic features and is set in 25 acres of grounds which include the Great Polish Map of Scotland, a large-scale topographical map of Scotland which attracts many visitors.
Only 35 minutes south of Edinburgh and a 10 minute drive from the market town of Peebles on the River Tweed, there are a host of activities nearby for guests to enjoy, including mountain biking at Glentress, walking and fishing. Rosslyn Chapel and the Go Ape treetop adventure course are located only a short drive from the Castle estate.
The hotel has 82 bedrooms including single, double and twin as well as family rooms and 6 individual suites. Dedicated pet friendly rooms are also available. Leisure facilities include a 10 metre pool with whirlpool bath, sauna, heated loungers and a gym, while the two beauty rooms provide a range of treatments. The award-winning AA Rosette 1536 Restaurant offers a seasonal menu featuring locally sourced produce while the Blue Dug Bar is perfect for more relaxed dining.
Renowned for its peaceful setting and attentive staff, Barony Castle is the perfect place to unwind in the Scottish Borders.
The Tontine Hotel
The Tontine Hotel (High Street, Peebles, EH45 8AJ) is situated in the centre of Peebles with the High Street on our doorstep and the River Tweed to the rear. Known as ‘the hotel in the heart of Peebles’, The Tontine is the perfect location to explore this historic market town and surrounding countryside. From golf to fishing and mountain biking, our local knowledge and activity expertise mean you can truly experience Scotland.
A comfortable and modern 36 room hotel, the Tontine offers several rooms with views of the River Tweed as well as dedicated dog friendly rooms. Customer satisfaction is at the core of everything that we do and we take great pride in providing warm hospitality and home comforts.
The Adam Restaurant is popular with locals and visitors alike, offering a seasonal menu prepared with care. The Bistro is a relaxed space for lunch or dinner and our spacious Callants Lounge the perfect spot to enjoy afternoon tea, coffee and sweet treats or cocktails. Our outside seating area to the front of the hotel, known as ‘The Tontine Square’ is a great place to sit and watch the world go by while enjoying a snack or drinks.
Due to its location, history and friendly knowledgeable staff, The Tontine is at the centre of many activities in this bustling market town, from the popular Beltane Festival in June to the annual switching on of the festive lights on the High Street.