Prestonfield House Hotel

Prestonfield House Hotel

With Scottish tourism opening up this week it’s time to get planning your first staycation. Situated only five minutes from Edinburgh city centre is the impressive and renowned Prestonfield House hotel, owned by hotelier-restaurateur James Thomson OBE. This historic building sits within its 20-acre garden, its white baroque exterior standing proud against the rugged backdrop [...]

The Fife Arms Hotel

The Fife Arms Hotel

Located in the quaint village of Braemar in the Scottish Highlands is the luxurious boutique hotel, the Fife Arms Hotel. This Victorian establishment was meticulously transformed in 2018 by new owners Iwan and Manuela Wirth, co-founders of the revered global gallery Hauser & Wirth. The restoration injected new vigour into the building whilst carefully respecting [...]

Foyers Lodge

Foyers Lodge

Situated on the picturesque banks of Loch Ness is Foyers Lodge, a distinctive and luxurious guest house. Recently, I was invited to stay whilst exploring the Scottish Highlands. Having previously stayed in numerous accommodations along Loch Ness, I was keen to find out what this particular hidden gem had to offer. Owners Anna and Phil [...]

Radisson Collection Hotel – Royal Mile

Radisson Collection Hotel – Royal Mile

Situated in the heart of Edinburgh’s iconic old town, Radisson Collection Hotel Royal Mile takes pride and place near some of the city's iconic sites. Surprisingly its contemporary exterior blends perfectly into the historic surroundings. If you are visiting Edinburgh then this hotel is definitely placed perfectly for you to enjoy the best of what [...]

House of Gods

House of Gods

Boutique hotels are not usually synonymous with the Cowgate area of Edinburgh’s Old Town. A new addition to the Edinburgh hotel scene has set to change all that. House of Gods celebrates the dark mysterious side of Edinburgh with an unapologetic decadence. This hotel takes pride of place in Edinburgh’s old town with its exterior housing [...]

The Bonham Hotel – Edinburgh

The Bonham Hotel – Edinburgh

Overlooking the elegantly leafy and picturesque Drumsheugh Gardens in the West End of Edinburgh is one of the city’s hidden gems; The Bonham Hotel. Originally constructed as three separate townhouses in 1872, the 19th Century property has witnessed many transformations over the years. It wasn’t until 1998 that it was turned into the lavish Bonham [...]