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Issue 77 - Scotland Hotels

Scotland Magazine Issue 77
October 2014


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Scotland Hotels

Premium Choice

No vacation in Scotland would be complete without experiencing the comfortable surroundings, delicious food and warm hospitality the country is so famous for. Whether you’re looking for urban luxury, an island retreat, exquisite cuisine, a few rounds of golf or even your own castle, our friends at the Scottish Hotel Awards will point you in the right direction.

1 Ardanaiseig Hotel
Kilchrenan, Taynuilt, Argyll
PA35 1HE.

A wonderfully idyllic hotel in a very secluded location in Argyll. Ardanaiseig Hotel's Baronial style building, many carefully selected antiques, quirky design features and grand furniture create a very special atmosphere to guests and visitors.
The hotel makes a magnificent retreat and destination to those who enjoy period properties and antiques, it offers a relaxing and homely atmosphere in beautiful luxurious surroundings, with the lush green scenery of remote Argyll as a backdrop.
The hotel’s bedrooms exude romance, luxury and intimacy. Each offers a different atmosphere and style. Unique features and antique pieces create a very special experience to guests who also have breath-taking views.
Expect a five-star welcoming experience at Ardanaiseig. If you enjoy good food, the hotel’s restaurant is also delightful. Make sure that you learn more about the painting in the drawing room. SHA Romantic Hotel of the Year 2014.
Tel: +44 (0) 1866 988 164

2 Tor-Na-Coille Hotel
Inchmarlo Road, Banchory, Kincardineshire AB31 4AB

Tor-Na-Coille is a beautiful Victorian house surrounded by acres of woodland and parkland where local and international guests can have a relaxed, informal and authentic home away from home experience. The property is located 25 minutes away from Scotland's third largest city, Aberdeen, renowned for its beautiful architecture and for being Europe's energy capital. As well as offering large and beautifully bedrooms with fresh, contemporary décor, Tor Na Coille boasts one of the best restaurants in the area where visitors can enjoy fresh local produce in carefully prepared brasserie style dishes, a delicious grill menu with creative dishes for those with a soft spot for fine dining.
Residents and non-residents can enjoy a traditional afternoon tea, drinks or snacks in the lounge, at the bar or outside in Tor Na Coille's well-maintained gardens.
There is plenty to do and see around the hotel all year round from following castle trails to cycling, golfing and fishing.
Tel: +44(0)1330 822 242

3 Trigony Country
House Hotel
Closeburn,Thornhill, Dumfries DG3 5EZ

Trigony Country House Hotel is a superb home away from home. Located just 200 yards from the main road in the scenic village of Thornhill, this idyllic, pet friendly hotel offers a relaxing treat style of experience to its guests. Trigony House Hotel is family owned. Chef and owner Adam Moore is proud to offer guests stylishly presented dishes using fresh and mostly local ingredients. The bedrooms at Trigony House are a little private haven. Each with a different style and character, they all offer good quality bed linen, organic toiletries and views of the gardens with Dumfries and Galloway beyond. The lounge overlooking Trigony's gardens offers a lovely quiet area for guests to play games and read books. Expect a wholesome experience when you stay at Trigony House Hotel. Couples and business travellers can indulge in the luxury of privacy, good food and relaxation. SHA Breakfast Hotel of the Year 2014 and SHA Country House Hotel of the Year (southwest).
Tel: +44 (0) 1848 331 211

4.Dumfries Arms Hotel
54 Glaisnock Street, Cumnock, Ayrshire KA18 1BY

One can never forget entering Dumfries Arms Hotel and seeing its grand staircase and marble floors for the first time. Dumfries Arms Hotel boasts tasteful, contemporary décor, a welcoming restaurant, a beautiful and bright conservatory available for private dining and meetings and a large and very impressive room for weddings or special events. The hotel's restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and the bar area is an excellent location for friends and family to meet and catch up. Staff are very pleasant and professional and on-site parking makes it easy for guests and visitors to explore Dumfries on foot.
Dumfries Arms Hotel is a stylish venue for weddings and private events as well as a very comfortable place to stay.
Tel: +44 (0) 1290 423 230

5.VIP Apartments
47 Hill Street Lane North, Edinburgh EH2 3LQ

VIP Apartments opened in 2012 and is a
collection of deluxe, different-sized and
ndividually styled serviced apartments
studded around choice central city locations. Elegantly presented with the emphasis on style and comfort. Some apartments have spectacular views of the City.
Free Wi-Fi, laundry, airport transfer,
welcome pack plus team on call 24-hours
are just a few of the benefits the apartments provided. SHA Serviced Apartments
Innovation Award 2014.
Tel: +44 (0) 7753 496 410

6.The Roxburghe Hotel and Golf Course
Heiton, Kelso, Roxburghshire TD5 8JZ

As a former home of the Duke of Roxburghe and the estate office, the Roxburghe Hotel and Golf Resort combines the charm of the old with the comforts of the new world.
The hotel offers 22 individual designed bedrooms, some even with open fire places and the court yard rooms suitable for pets. Guests can enjoy fishing, golf, archery, clay pigeon shooting or simply a woodland walk. There is plenty of space in the comfy lounges in front of the open fires, on a lovely day outside next to the fountains or under the ancient trees or enjoying a Spa treatment. Dining is a treat with Chef Gordon’s lovely creations and the produce, fish and meats coming from the estate farms. SHA Country House Hotel of the Year (Borders) and Romantic hotel of the Year (Borders).
Tel: +44 (0)1573 450 331