The Scotland Family Hotels Guide

hotels and other accommodation for families travelling with children


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The Balmoral

Edinburgh

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indulge yourself in the opulent luxury of this elegant, perfectly located hotel, offering extensive leisure facilities and award-winning cuisine

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this prestigious country estate, home of the world famous golf courses, is a luxurious destination offering a wealth of pursuits and activities for all

Old Course Hotel

St. Andrews

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this is an exceptional hotel with a scenic location overlooking the iconic Links Golf Course and an array of luxurious leisure and dining choices

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a comfortable country pad steeped in history and full of character whilst also offering an array of leisure facilities and activities for all the family

Isle of Eriska Hotel

Isle of Eriska

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indulge yourselves in the luxurious facilities of this very well-appointed hotel, nestling on its own private island at the entrance to Loch Creran

Rufflets Hotel

St. Andrews

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this elegant hotel with award-winning gardens offers many luxurious features and a sought-after location on the edge of this celebrated town

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in a beautiful, seashore setting, this traditionally furnished hotel offers guests a choice of a formal restaurant or casual fare in the conservatory

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enjoy luxury and tradition in a magnificent setting with iconic views of Edinburgh Castle, in this celebrated sandstone hotel built in 1903

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a genuine escape from it all on the banks of Loch Awe, this relaxing hotel features an award-winning restaurant serving local produce

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fine Victorian house, a short bus ride from the centre, offers elegant rooms, some with four poster beds and all with many luxurious extras

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at this charming hotel and gardens beside the sea, enjoy the comfort of grand, period-style rooms, relaxing communal areas and a games room

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this exceptionally well-appointed hotel, set an easy walk from Princes Street, offers sumptuously furnished rooms and courtyard restaurant

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this award-winning country hotel with a golf academy and club on site offers an exceptional blend of period charm and contemporary luxury

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Glasgow landmark, circa 1820s, lovingly restored to retain its original character whilst introducing contemporary styling and modern comforts

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owned and managed by the same family for over 40 years with a tradition of offering comfortable accommodation and fine food and wine

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chic, boutique styling, seasonal, local food from the estate, a quiet glen setting and loch views are all provided at this stylish, country retreat

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unwind in the Champagne Bar at this luxuriously appointed hotel, featuring a brasserie-style restaurant and chic, contemporary rooms

Hotel du Vin

Edinburgh

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smart rooms with gorgeous bathrooms, in a historic setting, and a chic french bistro make this quirky hotel in the Old Town a popular choice

Dunalastair Hotel

Kinloch Rannoch

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a former hunting lodge, moments from Loch Rannoch, transformed into a luxurious Highland retreat featuring elegant bedrooms and suites

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in a picturesque harbour location in the south of Skye, enjoy great food here and scenic views from charming rooms, some with four poster beds

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