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Scotland Accommodations

 

 

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Caledonian Hotel, Edinburgh: on Princes Street in central Edinburgh, the Caledonian Hilton Edinburgh hotel is 2 blocks from the Convention Centre (EICC). The hotel has 9 meeting rooms, most with wireless internet access and a business center. Edinburgh International Airport is 30 minutes' drive away.

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Carnoustie Golf Hotel: one of Scotland's premium destinations for guests seeking luxury golfing, leisure and conference facilities, the Carnoustie has 75 en-suite bedrooms, with ten suites providing enviable views over the Championship golf course, the sea or the town of Dundee.

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COUL HOUSE, CONTIN: is the perfect place to base oneself to rediscover the romance and beauty of the Highlands – certainly a destination where one should plan on staying for more than just a couple of nights!'

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Culzean Castle: Culzean Castle is perched on the Ayrshire sea cliffs with beautiful views across the water to the mountains of Arran and the Mull of Kintyre. David Kennedy, the 10th Earl of Cassillis, commissioned the architect Robert Adam in 1790 to provide him with an elegant bachelor “pad” where he could entertain his friends in high old style. In 1945, the Kennedy family donated their home to the National Trust for Scotland, but not before gifting a six-bedroom apartment on the top floor of the castle to General Dwight D. Eisenhower as a 'thank you' to the wartime hero from the Scottish nation. During his retirement, Eisenhower spent some time painting and walking in the castle grounds.

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Dornoch Castle: steeped in Scottish history and fascinating legends, the 15th century Dornoch Castle Hotel firmly stands its ground opposite the inspiring 12th century Dornoch Cathedral.

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Fairmont st. andrews bay Golf Resort and Spa: The Fairmont Golf Resort and Spa sits proudly amidst the rugged, coastal landscape of the silvery River Tay with spectacular views of the Bay’s golden beaches and St. Andrews’ medieval skyline. The hotel offers and international standard of service and meticulous attention to detail in the comfort and convenience of a modern world-class resort shrouded in the history of the “Home of Golf”.

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Gleneagles: is one of Scotland’s most luxurious 5 star resorts and a member of The Leading Hotels of the World. Set in 850 acres of Perthshire countryside, Gleneagles is home to three of the top Scottish Championship Golf Courses and a wide range of exhilarating outdoor leisure activities.

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GOLF VIEW HOTEL, NAIRN: this beautiful hotel stretches all the way to the sea and is conviently located 2 miles from the rail station.

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Greywalls, muirfield: Greywalls is a charming Edwardian manor house hotel overlooking the hallowed Muirfield Golf Club. The public areas and sleeping rooms are sunny and bright, decorated in period pieces. The restaurant is among the best in the area.

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Marcliffe at Pitfodels: Marcliffe at Pitfodels is a three-story manor house hotel, situated in 11 acres of wooded grounds and ideally positioned for visiting Scotland's scenic North East. Many of the beautifully appointed rooms have antique furniture and paintings. The restaurant specializes in Grampian produce; the wine cellar holds over 400 wines and the Drawing Room bar is stocked with more than 100 malt whiskies.

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Mercure Hotel Ardoe House, Aberdeen: Inspired by the royal residence of Balmoral Castle, a few miles upstream, this 4 Star 19th Century mansion house offering 109 en suite rooms is situated 3 miles outside the city centre of Aberdeen, in 30 acres of countryside.

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One Devonshire Gardens, GLASGOw: for many years the exclusive hotel at No. 1 Devonshire Gardens has been a prestigious address in a quiet avenue at the west end of the city. Previously owned and developed by the legendary entrepreneur hotelier Ken McCulloch since 1986, the high standard of service and its distinguished reputation has long been internationally recognised.

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Rusacks Hotel, St. andrews: Rusacks Hotel – location, location, location Part II! The back of this four-story Victorian building faces the Royal & Ancient clubhouse as well as the first tee and the 18th green of the Old Course. Guest rooms here are individually decorated and themed after a legendary golf event or person. A great three-star option in the heart of St. Andrews.

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Skibo Castle: This property, once home to Andrew Carnegie, is a private club, but aspirants are allowed to visit once as guests before deciding whether to ante up the annual dues. The Skibo estate consists of 7,500 acres with a rose-tinted castle with well-tended grounds and mature gardens, and the wilder grouse moors, deer forests and lochs surrounding it. The interior of the baronial castle consists of beautifully decorated Edwardian-era styled rooms filled with Carnegie memorabilia.

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The Balmoral, edinburgh: The Balmoral is the most famous hotel in Edinburgh. The Balmoral occupies a magnificent Edwardian structure on the city's main thoroughfare, near the National Gallery and the Royal Scottish Academy. Along with wonderful accommodations and fabulous service, the main dining room, Number One, is an elegant den of haute cuisine.

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The Bonham, edinburgh: The Bonham is a charming hotel comprised of three beautifully restored and decorated townhouses. Decor throughout is eclectic, combining original contemporary art, marble busts, ancient vases and Art Nouveau styling.

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The Culloden House Hotel, inverness: The Culloden House Hotel is one of Scotland's more historic manor-house hotels. A 1746 Palladian mansion surrounded by 40 acres of lawns and gardens, the Culloden is comprised of authentic Georgian salons, antique and period and chandeliers suspended from tall ceilings graced with ornate plasterwork. The Georgian look of the public rooms continues in the individually decorated guest rooms.

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The Howard, edinburgh: The Howard is perhaps the best of the small hotels in Edinburgh (18 rooms). The Howard is comprised of three adjoining Georgian houses dating from 1829. It is the most refined of Scotland's townhouse-hotels, and feels like a genteel Scottish residence.

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The Marine Hotel, troon: The Marine Hotel, Troon was the host hotel for the 2004 British Open, overlooking the championship links at Royal Troon and the sea. It is a fine, three-star, old-world style hotel that is a great base for best golf in Ayr.

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The Old Course Hotel: The Old Course Hotel – location, location, location! The Old Course Hotel overlooks the 17th hole of the Old Course and is without question, the best in St. Andrews. While architecturally austere, the interior is decorated in traditional Scottish fashion and worthy of its four star rating.

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The Scotsman Hotel, edinburgh: The city’s latest five-star establishment is the Scotsman Hotel, located in the former Scotsman newspaper building. The 56 bedrooms and 12 suits combine baronial elegance with contemporary chic and luxurious modern facilities. The Scotsman’s two restaurants, Vermilion. and the North Bridge Brasserie have established themselves as the city’s “happening” places. The hotel also boasts a magnificent health club and spa.

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westin Turnberry hotel: Turnberry is an old, elegant Edwardian structure built in 1906 that surveys the sea from a perch on a ridge above its world famous links. It is simply a fabulous hotel (recently selected by Conde Nast Traveler as the No. 1 resort in Europe).