This luxury hotel is a converted ferry inn, on the west coast of Scotland near Oban and is set in one of the most stunning locations in the UK. It is one of the AA’s award winning luxury romantic hotels in Scotland and is blessed with fantastic views out towards Loch Linnhe and the mountains beyond. Each of the Aird’s eleven individually styled bedrooms and suites have all recently been redecorated and convey a warm and inviting style of their own. The hotel prides itself on its personal service, luxury and a gourmet dining experience.
The 3 AA rosette awarded restaurant is renowned for its fresh, local seafood and has been recommended in the esteemed Michelin guide of 2014. Located in the pretty hamlet of Port Appin the hotel is easily accessible to Oban and Argyll in general with all its beautiful scenery.
Whether you come for the beautiful views, fantastic Scottish Seafood or romantic setting in luxurious surroundings, you will not be disappointed.
Ellisland House Hotel is a beautiful house dating back to the early 1900s. Surrounded by mature trees and immaculate grounds, it is situated on Ayr’s Racecourse Road and is within minutes of the town centre, the famous Ayr seafront, esplanade and many tourist attractions such as the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum and Burns’ Cottage.
The hotel has nine double bedrooms all with luxury bathrooms, including two suites and a spacious family room. The stylish restaurant, with its own comfortable coffee lounge, is elegantly decorated but with a contemporary twist. The lounge and restaurant offer morning coffee with cakes and scones, lunches and dinner.
The present George Hotel, Inveraray, was originally two private houses completed in 1770. It is now a charming hotel with 17 bedrooms which have over the last 6 years all been sensitively and carefully restored in keeping with the history and architecture of the building. The 6 master bedrooms are all large and elegantly furnished with antiques, oil portraits and paintings. Some have polished wooden floors below and wooden beams above. Most have big luxurious bathrooms several having full-length Victorian roll top baths, double jacuzzis or fireplace.
The George has always had an enviable reputation for ambience, friendliness and its cuisine. With its original solid stone flagstone floors and four roaring log and peat fires, the George is a lively haunt for both local characters and visitors alike serving tasty locally sourced wide choice of real ales, 100 malt whiskies and an extensive wine list.
You can expect an exceptionally warm welcome at this castle, which is situated in the Glengorm Estate on the Isle of Mull, an area which stands apart from the surrounding Western Isles-already known for their dramatic scenery, due to its tranquillity and sheer natural beauty.
Built in 1860 the B & B which remains a family home sits at the headland of Glengorm’s vast area of coastline, forestry, lochs and hills. The hotel is the ideal rural retreat with five traditional rooms with open fires. Glengorm also offers self-catering accommodation with one flat within the Castle itself, one in the coffee shop and a further 6 cottages on the estate. The B & B also offer complementary whisky in the library!!!
Built by a sea captain in the 1920’s, the house has been traditionally restored to a lovely nine-guestroom hotel. Each of the charmingly quaint bedrooms is en-suite, individually decorated and provides every facility for guests to relax and enjoy their stay. You can enjoy stunning views from its spectacular hilltop position, spanning miles of coastline across the Firth of Clyde to the sensational beauty of the Isle of Arran.
The hotel is ideally located for golfers, with the Troon Championship Course and Prestwick Golf Club, the home of the first Open Championship, are located only minutes away. Their stylish restaurant which specializes in seafood and steak offers panoramic views over the Ayrshire coast.
A fantastic example of Georgian architecture Hillhouse, originally built in 1780, has been recently refurbished to an extremely high standard. The refurbishment has retained the classic Georgian features and decor whilst also discretely including all the modern day technology and comforts from under-floor heating to sate of the art audio-visual systems that you might not expect from a house of this era.
Hillhouse is always let exclusively to private groups and is perfect for a large party looking for luxurious accommodation in which to stay in elegance and privacy. Hillhouse has stunning reception rooms and 10 large and luxurious double or twin bedrooms. The house can accommodate groups of between 6 and 20 guests in the highest standards of comfort. Hillhouse is one of only 8 houses to have been awarded a prestigious 5 star award by Visit Scotland in its Exclusive Use category. They also offer a range of Health and Beauty treatments in their own treatment room to compliment your stay.
Hotel du Vin Glasgow at One Devonshire Gardens, Glasgow
This iconic Glasgow hotel is set in a tree-lined Victorian terrace in the fashionable West End and only 30 minutes from Loch Lomond. Hotel du Vin Glasgow at One Devonshire Gardens is a luxury boutique hotel with that little bit more. The most famous of Glasgow’s hotels has an enviable reputation for service and style, with 49 stunning bedrooms and suites, bistro, bar, cigar shack and whisky room. The atmospheric bistro serves classic and modern cuisine made with local ingredients, including meat from the Queen’s own supplier. Furthermore the cosy bar and wine snug offers a choice of over 300 whiskies and 600 wine snugs. Centrally located this hotel is ideal for visiting all of Glasgow’s main attractions.
Indulge yourself in the beautiful surroundings of the award winning, luxury 5 star Isle of Eriska Hotel & Spa.
Set in a magnificent location, on its own peaceful island which you get to by bridge, with stunning scenery, this hotel is like a private country house, comfortably furnished with an air of absolute calm. There are wonderful log fires in the ground floor reception rooms where you can take afternoon tea or simply enjoy a relaxing moment. The individually decorated bedrooms come in all different shapes and sizes, carefully blending the old with the new, but with your comfort at the forefront of each design.
The Stables Spa offers a great range of rejuvenating treatments with an emphasis on relaxation where you can pass the time in the ozone indoor heated pool, sauna and steam room.
The hotel is also home to a 3AA Rosette and Michelin Star restaurant, where award-winning head chef, Ross Stovold serves up an impressively diverse range of fresh and seasonal produce, including his renowned Farmhouse Cheese Trolley!
For those enjoying outdoor activities, there is a myriad of opportunities, from clay-pigeon shooting and sailing to the more relaxed fishing and croquet.
Whatever your reason for visiting the luxurious Isle of Eriska, you can be assured that you will leave feeling relaxed and replenished and counting down the days until you return!
Located on the outskirts of Troon, Lochgreen House Hotel is wonderfully situated in the heart of quiet, secluded Ayrshire countryside amid 30 acres of woodland and gardens. Voted by the AA ‘Scotland’s Hotel of the year’ this hotel is a golfer’s paradise with sensational views overlooking Royal Troon Championship Golf Course and the Ayrshire coast. Lochgreen is also within a stone’s throw of three Open Championship Golf Courses and four Open Qualifier Golf Courses.
The original bedrooms of the house are decorated with beautiful traditional furnishings and fabrics to reflect the character of the house in every way and create a tranquil, relaxing environment. With every modern convenience for the expectations of the modern guest the rooms and bathrooms meet the 5 Star standards demanded of a Scottish luxury hotel. The hotel is also renowned for the quality of its restaurant, run by Bill and Andrew Costly which has been awarded Five Star Visit Scotland, Four Red Star AA, and Three Red Rosettes.
Salvation can be found in this once Episcopal Church, now a temple for those worshippers of the joys of magnificent food and fine wines. All rooms are individually designed, with strong regal reds, purples and golds, and some even have their own French windows. There is also an outstanding restaurant with a highly impressive home-grown, local menu and a classy bar.
Mar Hall is a luxury five star hotel, golf & spa resort located 10 minutes from Glasgow International Airport. Set within a tranquil 240 acre woodland estate this Edwardian Scottish Mansion has 53 individually designed bedrooms, a championship golf course, Decleor Spa, swimming pool and offers both fine dining and casual dining options.
The hotel also has the option of staying in Stunning Mansions which are available for rent on the Mar Hall estate, set within the resort complex the mansions are opulent with refined quality finished to the highest specification. This Mansions offer your own unique private garden space and the freedom to roam the 240 acres as if this is your very own home.
Overlooking the River Clyde, this grand private residence enjoys a Scottish setting with views towards the Kilpatrick Hills. From their beautiful Cristal dining room to the highly acclaimed Italian restaurant, from afternoon teas to their private dining Mar Hall Golf & Spa Resort has a wonderful array of dining options for all occasions.
Situated next to Royal Troon golf course, this four star coastline hotel offers breathtaking views of the Isle of Arran. The hotel boasts a wealth of leisure and fitness facilities, including a modern fitness suite, sauna, spa bath, steam room, indoor pool and beauty salon. All bedrooms are en suite and elegantly designed, some with views of Royal Troon. Wireless internet and parking are free of charge to hotel guests.
The restaurant hosts ‘Two Fat Ladies at The Marine,’ serving only the best of locally sourced ingredients with stunning views out to sea. Alongside being situated next to Royal Troon Golf Club there are also 40 courses within close proximity making the Hotel the ideal location for a golfing holiday.
The Old Loans Inn, is an award-winning country inn hotel in the village of Loans near Troon which underwent a substantial period of modernisation in 2009. The Inn offers 21st Century luxury complete with full mod cons, yet has managed to maintain its original charm and ambiance by keeping many of its 18th Century features.
Recently the Old Loans Inn food offering reached new heights when Tam Cowan, the Daily Record’s Restaurant Critic of the Year gave “an unbeatable 25/25” after his visit to the SimpsInns venue. It really is worth experiencing the Old Loans Inn firsthand.
The Piersland Hotel, Troon is a former home of the Johnnie Walker family. It is an A listed building which retains all the original features including wood panelling, stone fireplaces and Jacobean embroidery.
There is a great choice of accommodation with stylishly decorated bedrooms in the main house, lodge and cottage accommodation. The house is set in glorious grounds with a sun-facing terrace which you can enjoy in the warmer months.
More importantly to golfers, this fine hotel is within walking distance of Royal Troon and with its excellent selection of rooms including cottage accommodation provides great comfort in a prime spot!
The Watt family run this friendly, privately owned hotel, which is located within striking distance of Royal Troon Golf Club.
The three star South Beach Hotel has 32 en-suite, superbly furnished bedrooms, many of which enjoy outstanding sea views with Arran and the Ailsa Craig on the horizon and several have been recently refurbished.
You can also expect a good wholesome meal here after a hard day on the links! A popular golfers’ hotel.
The Harbour Inn and Restaurant is situated in the heart of the charming village of Bowmore within the legendary Bowmore Estate on the beautiful Hebridean Island of Islay. Recently refurbished, this old whitewashed inn by the harbour has been brought up to date with seven stylish bedrooms and a conservatory with views across Loch Indaal towards Jura. The award-winning restaurant is a real treat and its menu which incorporates seasonal dishes using the finest locally sourced produce with a varied offering for all tastes.
Formerly the Turret flat, this area has been fully refurbished and reintroduced as a unique serviced apartment within the castle. Accessed via the main stairs of the Castle, it comprises 2 bedrooms, one with superkingsize bed and one with a double bed. There is 1 shared bathroom. The suite has access to the original tower built in 1860 and roof access overlooking the turrets. Near the top of the tower is the compass room, a secluded chamber that offers views in all 4 directions; across Glengorm, Mull and beyond to the outer Hebrides. Guests of the Tower Rooms can enjoy their own private suite as well as the main hall, library and dining room for morning breakfast.
Turnberry reopened at the beginning of June 2016 after major refurbishment of the hotel and an upgrading of the Ailsa Championship Course. Turnberry is an iconic hotel on the Ayrshire coast and something to behold with its undoubted comfort matched only by the breathtaking views overlooking Ailsa Craig and its very own Ailsa Championship and King Robert the Bruce courses.
There is a charmingly elegant feel in the public rooms such as the Ailsa Bar and main 1906 Restaurant, with a more modern feel in some of the more relaxed dining areas such as the Tappie Toorie Clubhouse Restaurant.
In addition to two fine Championship links courses the resort possesses a state of the art golf academy and impressive Spa facilities. There are two excellent restaurants and Glasgow airport is just over an hour’s drive away.
These contemporary cottages are luxurious and spacious, providing an idyllic sanctuary during your stay. Each cottage has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen and a lounge. The seven cottages are grandly appointed with all the amenities one would find in New York, LA, Paris, or London. Paired with welcoming and genuine hospitality and lavished with breathtaking views of Machrihanish’s beautiful landscape and the Atlantic Ocean. The Ugadale Hotel is also located on the resort if you prefer hotel accommodation.