City hotels in Scotland

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Prestonfield

Prestonfield

Edinburgh

‘Dr Johnson and Mr James Boswell dine here tomorrow – which they did and I gave Mr Johnson rhubarb seeds and some melon.’ Here is Sir Alexander Dick, Laird of Prestonfield, writing of visitors to his 17th-century mansion at the foot of Arthur’s Seat.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • boutique
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • golf
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • for_wine-lovers
  • gourmet
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • horse_riding
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Grasshoppers

Grasshoppers

Glasgow

Just a hop from Glasgow’s cultural attractions, with views across the glass roof of Central Station, Barrie Munn’s budget hotel occupies the penthouse floor of a 1905 office building.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • view
  • good_value
  • wi-fi
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The Witchery by the Castle

The Witchery by the Castle

Edinburgh

By the gates of Edinburgh Castle, James Thomson’s spellbinding restaurant-with-suites is sited within enthralling 16th- and 17th-century buildings.
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • wi-fi
  • walking
  • baby-friendly
  • historic
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21212

21212

Edinburgh

Take a well-regarded kitchen, throw in equally impressive bedrooms and a soupçon of laid-back glamour, and you have Paul Kitching and Katie O’Brien’s splendid restaurant-with-rooms.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • wine
  • wi-fi
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • baby-friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • rooms_with_a_view
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Brooks Hotel Edinburgh

Brooks Hotel Edinburgh

Edinburgh

Within easy reach of the city’s sightseeing trail, Andrew and Carla Brooks’s spruced-up 1840s West End hotel has a relaxed, clubby feel.
  • child_friendly
  • bandb
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • baby-friendly
  • garden
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Atholl Hotel

Atholl Hotel

Aberdeen

Soaring skywards, the spires of this granite Victorian Gothic Revival building make this traditional hotel within reach of the city centre an easy-to-spot beacon.
  • child_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • weddings
  • baby-friendly
  • golf
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Moyness House

Moyness House

Inverness

A few minutes’ stroll from the city’s bustling centre, John and Jane Martin’s good value B&B, within its own grounds on a quiet residential street, remains a restful retreat.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • historic
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • walking
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Victoria Square

Victoria Square

Stirling

Within strolling distance of the city centre, Kari and Phillip Couser’s serene double-fronted Victorian guest house overlooks the tree-lined square that shares its name.
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • guest_house
  • wi-fi
  • walking
  • vegetarian_friendly

Brimming with historic castles and boutique coffee shops, awe-inspiring parks and space to simply roam and take in the sites, Scotland’s cities offer a contrasting mini break to its highland and loch-side retreats.  Characterful and welcoming, from Edinburgh to Aberdeen, here are 10 of our top city hotels in Scotland

Last updated: November 17, 2019