The best hotels in Scotland

Scotland is a country with some of the most spectacular and magnificent views in the world, there are many climbing mountains and haunts to admire throughout the country. Also known for its excellent selection of single malts, the world's best whiskey is made here.

Whatever your reason for visiting this magnificent country, one thing you will need during your stay is accommodation. Some trips can be spoiled by choosing the wrong place to stay, so I have listed some of the best hotels in Scotland for you to stay. There are many great hotels throughout the country, but I tried to choose hotels that are in different regions of Scotland. After all, there are so many things to do and do in the country that, of course, you will want to move around and therefore need accommodation in different places.

Following are 5 of the best hotels in Scotland

1. Hotel Balmoral – Edinburgh

Balmoral Hotels is located in the center of Edinburgh on the world-famous Princes Street, it is considered the best hotel in Edinburgh and is certainly one of the best hotels in Scotland. The rooms offer spacious and luxurious accommodation with stunning views of Edinburgh.

2. Inverlochy Castle – Fort William

This luxury castle hotel has only 12 rooms, all of which are suites. The hotel is ranked as one of the best hotels in Europe and its location is grand, nestled among trees in Scotland's beautiful highland region. This hotel is considered one of the best in Scotland, a must visit.

3. The Old Course Hotel – St. Andrews

No visit to Scotland would be complete without playing golf and anywhere better than the most famous golf course in the world. Situated in the small coastal town of St. Andrews, this hotel sits proudly in the middle of the golf course, 5 star luxury and rooms with stunning views of both the coast and the golf course.

4. Indigo Glasgow Hotel – Glasgow

This new hotel has a nice central location in Glasgow and has rooms at very reasonable rates. It is very popular with tourists and is rated as one of the best Glasgow hotels by TripAdvisor (No1 to Jan12). The rooms are spacious and have all the basic amenities, and the staff is very friendly and knowledgeable.

5. Torridon – Achnasheen

The award-winning Torridon was selected as the Scottish Hotel of the Year in 2011 and it is set in a magnificent setting. Surrounded by 58 acres of parkland, this is a luxury vacation spot, a perfect retreat from the city and ideal for romantic getaways. Enjoy some of the great food on offer at the hotel's restaurant, or try one of the 350 whiskeys available at the bar.