Edinburghs rich and illustrious history lends itself naturally to the lavish frills and spills of an enviable assortment of luxury properties. Unleash your inner flamboyance in the sexy New Town - home to some of the best & most progressive luxury hotels in Europe. Check out the five star Sheraton Grand Hotel in Festival Square. Previous guests include Tony Blair, Sean Connery and Christina Aguilera, who all stayed in the Presidential Suites. Be witched, be dazzled & be-wildered!
Ingliston Edinburgh Boutique Lothian EH28 8LX
Describing their plasma screens as ‘oversized’ is either an indication that Norton House has aspirations the size of IMAX or a gentle reminder that the experience is one of sheer excess and pure indulgence. You will find it located in Ingliston just a mile or so from the airport, this luxury 4 star option combines a dreamy ‘Downton’ sense of tradition with contemporary creature-comforts like wi-fi broadband internet, hand-picked Gilchrist Soames toiletries and some of the most lavish spa treatm ...
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|Name||Miles||Region||Rooms||Type ?||Type ?|
|Norton House||8||Edinburgh Boutique||83||122.00|
|94DR||1.5||Edinburgh West End||7||120.00|
|G&V Royal Mile Hotel||0.6||Edinburgh Royal Mile||129||120.00|
|Le Monde Boutique Hotel||0.4||Edinburgh City||18||130.00|
|Ben Cruachan Guest House||0.6||Edinburgh City||11||50.00|
|Malmaison City||2.1||Edinburgh Leith||100||85.00|
|International Guest House||1.4||Edinburgh Newington||9||49.50|
|Marriott Dalmahoy Hotel||7.8||Kirknewton Edinburgh||215||71.20|
|Bonham||1.1||Edinburgh West End||48||70.00|
|Chester Residence||1.1||Edinburgh City||5||135.00|
|Kingsburgh House||2.1||Edinburgh Murrayfield||6||109.00|
|Edinburgh Marriott Hotel||4.9||Edinburgh Airport||245||59.00|
|Nira Caledonia||1.2||Stockbridge Edinburgh||28||98.00|
|Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa||0.8||Edinburgh 5 Star||260||135.00|
|Royal Terrace Hotel||0.6||Edinburgh City||66||80.00|
|Dunstane City Hotel||1.5||Edinburgh Haymarket||18||63.65|
The Scottish Capital has an elegance and a grace that totally betrays the tacky tartan stereotype favoured by Scotlands more remote Northern regions. From the kooky b&bs and guesthouses around Greyfriars to the 5-star hotels in Edinburgh Princes Street, theres an energy and enthusiasm thats makes good on the reputation of Scottish ingenuity and hospitality. The elegant Georgian crescents and smoky medieval charm of Edinburgh Old Town has inspired some of the most luxurious designs in Europe, whilst the sexy and progressive New Town has set new standards in extravagance.
Is the Sheraton Grand the mother of all 5 stars? Well lets have a look. Youll recognise the brand from all those old Hollywood movies, which is no real surprise as they are the largest and second oldest brand in the industry. Previous guests at the Sheraton Grand include Tony Blair, Sean Connery and Christina Aguilera, who all stayed in the Presidential Suites. The press ran a story a few years ago about furniture used by celebrities being auctioned to fund the hotels multi-million pound refurbishment. Clearly one of the most prestigious if not the best boutique experiences in Edinburgh. Hotel rooms from a respectably decadent £200.00. Some with Castle views.
Whilst the capital has no shortage of lavish 5 star gaffs and iconic brands like Sheraton in its arsenal, the real creative heart of the city lies in smaller properties like these. 94DR is the arguably the most stylish hotel in this price range. The Mal may provide the bling, the Sheraton Grand the famous names, and the Witchery the Gothic mystique, but its this one that provides the serenity and the class. Hotel rates from £120.00
The Ben Cruachan is a first-class guest house fit for extended stays in one the most remarkable capitals in Europe. It may be a wee bit more than you were expecting to pay for a budget property, but this high-quality guesthouse is definitely worth the extra pennies. One of several Room4U luxury properties located immediately north of the city centre in Edinburghs bonny Bonnington district, the Ben Cruachan literally oozes class.
Before you start balking at the fact that that Kirkhill Mansion is some 9 miles south of Edinburgh, theres some truly exceptional perks including an outdoor Jacuzzi and activities like archery and falconry to keep you amused. This Grade II Listed property is a gorgeous Italianate mansion and although its mid-Victorian origins make the claims of a Templar heritage somewhat spurious, the mansion still possesses a chivalrous period charm Rosslyn Chapel is just a 10 minute drive. The A7 location makes it a doddle to find; the 30-acre estate in which it stands are rural not remote – which is a considerable bonus when the snow arrives in December.
Theres few more decadent experiences than a weekend in Edinburgh Old Town, tumbling over its famous fishbone streets by day and then spending the night enmeshed in the soft Egyptian cotton of a four-poster bed on Castlehill. From parquet floors and giant gilt mirrors to crimson spiral sofas and beyond, the boutique experience in Edinburgh is definitely one to savour. At the properties like the Le Monde Hotel on George Street you have everything you could possibly want at a luxury property: world-class dining, a first-class service and close proximity to all the designer stores of Princes Street. Waverley Station is also just around the corner. Sit back and enjoy reviews of some of best and the sexiest hotels in Edinburgh and boutique bed and breakfast accommodation.