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The Gleneagles Hotel, Perthshire
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Hotels in Scotland

A good night's sleep on crisp clean sheets is just what you need before a day of exploring Scotland. When it comes to hotel accommodation in Scotland, we've got it covered.

So, is it a luxury retreat, a city-centre crash pad, or perhaps a traditional family-run establishment which tickles your fancy? Whatever you're after, there's a wide choice of hotels in Scotland to suit both your budget and your itinerary. Scotland has some of the best hotels in the UK with excellent customer service, and high ratings from our Quality Assurance scheme. Maybe you fancy a romantic hotel getaway for two, a country hotel in lush Scottish surroundings, or central spot in the capital, there are all types of hotels in Scotland to choose from.

Start your search for a hotel in Scotland and book your break today.

Find the best type of hotel in Scotland for you

Not sure what type of hotel is right for you? Take a look at our most popular types of Scottish hotels and see if any of these will fit with your Scottish break.

5-star and luxury hotels in Scotland

Browse over 60 5-star hotels in Scotland, which are measured on their excellent cleanliness, hospitality, service, bedrooms, bathrooms, and food.

Best for: impeccable service in some of the country's most impressive buildings.

Cheap hotels in Scotland

You're sure to find a bargain in our 80+ cheap hotels in Scotland. This includes big UK hotel groups, and independent properties offering a comfortable stay at a reasonable price.

Best for: comfort and convenience without breaking the bank.

Spa hotels in Scotland

Enjoy some of the best spa hotels in the UK, with over 70 hotels offering access to spa, beauty, steam, sauna and swimming pool facilities.

Best for: a short spa weekend, or feeling pampered during a longer break.

Boutique hotels in Scotland

Choose from almost 200 boutique hotels in Scotland, which are small stylish hotels, typically situated in fashionable city spots.

Best for: a stylish stay in stunning surroundings.

Pet friendly hotels in Scotland

There are over 400 Scottish hotels which welcome pets. Facilities will differ from hotel to hotel, but can include water and food bowls, suggested walks, food preparation areas, bedroom access and dog cleaning areas.

Best for: those who don't want to leave their four-legged friends behind!

Great hotel choices

Stay close to the action in Scotland's cities and book a centrally-located hotel, be it a boutique, classic or budget hotel.

Need an escape to the country to recharge your batteries? Sorted. There are plenty of grand country houses and hotels built purely for leisure where you can relax and enjoy elegant accommodation, award-winning restaurants, indulgent spas and the peace and tranquillity of Scotland's great outdoors.


Over 500 hotels in Scotland take part in VisitScotland's Quality Assurance scheme. Grading hotels from 1 to 5-star, our scheme gives you a quick way to compare different establishments and find the right hotel for your break.

Hotels are marked on cleanliness, hospitality, service and efficiency, food, bedrooms and bathrooms, by a dedicated team of expert advisors who carry out an assessment every 1-2 years.

You can search for hotels in Scotland with a star rating.