Luxury Hotels in Scottish Highlands

Last updated on May 17, 2023

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Luxury Hotels in Scottish Highlands (Opulent Castles, Lodges & More)

When it comes to fairytale destinations steeped in blissful seclusion, wild scenery, and amid lochs and mountains, you can’t get much better than the Scottish Highlands.

Located in northern Scotland, it’s by far the largest region, covering nearly 10,000 sq miles, and is home to incredible scenery, including the legendary Loch Ness. Moreover, you’ll find luxury Highland hotels dotted throughout the dreamy landscape.

There’s something magical about the Scottish Highlands. This area has charm and mystery, from its rugged terrain to tranquility and wildlife. So, without further ado, let’s dive into the top five star luxury hotels in the Highlands that will blow you away with opulence and oh la luxury.

  • Inverness, Highlands
Rocpool Reserve Luxury Hotel & Restaurant
  • From $361 /per night

Victorian five star hotel in the Scottish Highlands awaits you. As one of the best luxury hotels in the Highlands, you’ll come to find the Rocpool Reserve is sleek and uber-trendy, and sits nestled overlooking the river Ness.

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There are four categories of bedrooms, including chic, hip, decadent, and extra decadent. These luxury rooms provide sumptuous delights such as a cabin-style sauna, velvet bathrobes, iPod docks, a hot tub, and Tassimo coffee machines, all within tastefully decorated interiors. Here you can lie back in your oversized bed and order in-room service. And in thre mornings, enjoy a delicious cup of coffee on your balcony.

Book a day for beauty treatments, or head over to the cocktail ‘r Bar’ and enjoy some high-end fare at the Chez Roux restaurant. There’s a good reason the Rocpool Reserve boasts numerous awards and is rated one of the best hotels in the Highlands when it comes to oh la luxury. And this includes being awarded the Conde Nast Johansens Most Excellent UK City Hotel in 2008 & 2021.

Rates for the chic room in the low season begin at $361 per night.

  • Fort William, Highlands
Inverlochy Castle Five Star Hotel
  • From $714 /per night

In 1873, Queen Victoria stated she ‘never saw a lovelier and romantic spot’ than here at the Inverlochy Castle. And today, the five-star hotel still remains as impressive. With Albert and Michel Roux Jr running the award-winning restaurant, you can expect mouthwatering British and international cuisine.

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Located at the foothills of Ben Nevis, near a private loch, the Inverlochy Castle Hotel is considered one of the best hotels in Scotland Highlands. It features 17 bedrooms and suites, each with sweeping views of the hotel grounds. Here you can assume the best of everything, from lavish bathrooms with Penhaligon toiletries to the embroidered linen.

The accommodation oozes grandeur in both natural surroundings as well as the tastefully decorated grounds and interiors.

The price for a large double room per night at the Inverlochy Castle Hotel starts at $714.

  • Loch Ness, Highlands
Loch Ness Lodge
  • From $298 /per night

If you’re looking for a beautiful 5-star hotel in the Scottish Highlands, nestled on the shores of Loch Ness, then look no further. Located in the heart of the Highlands, you’ll find each room boasting opulence and style, from your private bedroom to the public sitting rooms.

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Lie back and enjoy gorgeous views from your bed; you won’t find any better place for spotting Nessie. The Loch Ness Lodge features nine rooms exclusively decorated with classic elegance. As well as a spa and therapy venue offering an array of treatments.

Enjoy comforts of blowsily billowing duvets and silky Egyptian cotton sheets. Pour a glass of delicious sherry from the welcoming decanter, switch on the television and enjoy some RnR time while you plan your next day’s adventures.

At this Scotland Highlands hotel, you can book a superior room for around $298 a night.

  • Pitlochry, Highlands
Fonab Castle Hotel
  • From $367 /per night

Built-in the 19th Century in Scots Baronial style, the Fonab Castle underwent a complete refurbishment in 2013. The picturesque Scottish Highlands hotel boasts luxurious rooms, sweeping scenic views, beautifully manicured gardens, and two on-site restaurants.

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Each room is exclusively designed with a blend of modern style with original room features. Enjoy a flat-screen smart TV with Revo entertainment system, with rooms offering views of either the Loch Faskally or the Highlands panorama. Slip into a bathrobe and slippers before making a Nespresso coffee and sliding under luxury Egyptian cotton covers.

Apart from sumptuous rooms and luxury amenities, the Fonab Castle Hotel provides various facilities, including an indoor swimming pool, spa, wellness center, a terrace area with outdoor furniture, and more. And to top it all off, at an additional charge, pets are allowed on request.

The luxury accommodation rates for a superior woodland lodge king room start at around $367 per night.

  • Wester Ross, Highlands
Shieldaig Lodge Hotel

Nestled on the shores of Gairloch, the 19th century Shieldaig Lodge Hotel is one of the few remaining traditional Highland hunting lodge that is open to the public. Moreover, this is one of the top accommodations to stay at for outdoor lovers.

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Sit snug near the crackling fireplace in winter, and come summer, enjoy picnics on the lawns. The property offers rooms with exquisite views overlooking the hills or the lake.

Each room includes a flat-screen TV, a bathrobe and slippers, tea and coffee facilities, and en-suite bathrooms with complimentary toiletries. Wake up to a full Scottish breakfast in the mornings and in the evenings enjoy a beverage at the bar or one of the snug lounges.

A superior double room with a garden view at the Shieldaig Lodge Hotel is around $298 per night.

  • Glencoe, Highlands
Glencoe House
  • From $610 /per night

Get away from it all in this incredibly picturesque 5-star Scotland Highland Hotel. Lounge, laze, dine and dream in the seclusion of your beautiful suite with private dining areas, roaring fires, and glorious views.

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Guests are greeted with a glass of champagne in the hall. Here you’re able to arrange whatever your heart desires, whether it be sea-kayaking to a hot water bottle.

There are eight Glencoe House suites that boast spectacular views of the loch or ranges, one or two of which have terraces and hot tubs. Fires are laid, dining tables are set, and the grand piano begs to be played in one room. Pre-loaded iPods, televisions, books, and games are provided too.

Enjoy Nespresso machines as well as an assortment of teas and different pints of milk. Lie in bed and order breakfast through room service and enjoy a candle-lit five-course meal featuring an array of flare in your suite.

The price for a one-bedroom suite at the Glencoe House starts at around $610 per night.

  • Blair Atholl, Highlands
The Old Manse of Blair
  • From $383 /per night

The 5-star Old Manse of Blair Boutique Hotel & Restaurant is located in a ten-acre lush green countryside in Blair Atholl. The 19th-century boutique hotel is operated by the husband and wife team, Archie and Anne MacDonald.

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Crafted by a labor of love and showcasing a collection of Scottish art, guests are welcomed by sumptuous Gerard Burns paintings. Moreover, you’ll find an exquisite David Hunt chandelier and bespoke plaid carpets in the hallway.

The dining room area showcases a table that was made from a 200-year-oak tree that fell near the Blair Castle. The drawing room features a baby grand piano, log fire, and beautiful pieces of jewel-colored furniture.

Choose from a selection of bedrooms, suites, and luxurious rooms offering views of the paddocks, gardens, and countryside. Each room is tastefully decorated using a contemporary design, with dark greens and greys of the Georgian suite to pleasant pops of pink in the Governesses’ quarters.

Enjoy modern bathrooms featuring metro tiles and tastefully printed and patterned wallpapers. Relax in robes and sip on decadent coffee from the Nespresso coffee machines provided in your rooms.

Enjoy meals at the award-winning five-star Orangery Restaurant offering a light and relaxing atmosphere. It’s the perfect place to relax in grandeur surroundings and complete opulence.

The price for a single night at the starts at around $383.

A Footnote on the Best Hotels in the Scottish Highlands

The beauty of the Highlands is legendary, from where the lochs meet the mountains to the unique lights that form from the northern skies. Visitors are spoiled with natural beauty and opulence in these luxury all-inclusive Scottish Highland hotels.

For a mix of culture, stunning landscapes, gorgeous architecture, and fascinating history, there’s no place quite like the Highlands. Now that we’ve covered the best luxury UK hotels in the Scottish Highlands, have you been to any, or what’s your favorite on this list? Please share, we’d love to know.

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Cromlix

Cromlix

The luxorious Cromlix is a 5 star hotel located at near Dunblane in ‎Kinbuck‬ • ‎18 km from centre‬, ‎This property has free cots available‬. The hotel is rated as Superb with score of 9.3, based on 331 hotel reviews.

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  • 5 Stars
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Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa

Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa

This great stay is a 4 star hotel located at Kinlochard, The Trossachs, Aberfoyle in ‎Aberfoyle‬ • ‎20 km from centre‬, ‎This property has free cots available‬. The hotel is rated as Good with score of 7.5, based on 2291 hotel reviews.

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  • 4 Stars
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Stirling Highland Hotel- Part of the Cairn Collection

Stirling Highland Hotel- Part of the Cairn Collection

The beautiful Stirling Highland Hotel- Part of the Cairn Collection is a 4 star hotel located at 29 Spittal Street in ‎Stirling‬ • ‎17 km from centre‬, ‎This property has free cots available‬. The hotel is rated as Good with score of 7.8, based on 4965 hotel reviews.

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  • 4 Stars
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DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro Hotel

DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro Hotel

Luxorious and elegant, the DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro Hotel is a 4 star hotel located at Perth Road in ‎Dunblane‬ • ‎13 km from centre‬, ‎This property has free cots available‬. The hotel is rated as Good with score of 7.7, based on 2656 hotel reviews.

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  • 4 Stars
  • 7.7 Good
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Glenskirlie Castle Hotel

Glenskirlie Castle Hotel

Elegant and stylish, the Glenskirlie Castle Hotel is a 4 star hotel located at Kilsyth Road in ‎Banknock‬ • ‎27 km from centre‬. .

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The Grange Manor

The Grange Manor

Providing a great value, the The Grange Manor is a 4 star hotel located at Glensburgh in ‎Grangemouth‬ • ‎34 km from centre‬, ‎This property has free cots available‬. The hotel is rated as Good with score of 7.8, based on 765 hotel reviews.

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  • 4 Stars
  • 7.8 Good
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Hotel Colessio

Hotel Colessio

The elegant Hotel Colessio is a 4 star hotel located at 33 Spittal Street in ‎Stirling‬ • ‎17 km from centre‬, ‎This property has free cots available‬. The hotel is rated as Good with score of 7.3, based on 2521 hotel reviews.

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  • 4 Stars
  • 7.3 Good
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Inglewood House and Spa

Inglewood House and Spa

One of my favorites, the Inglewood House and Spa is a 4 star hotel located at Tullibody Road in ‎Alloa‬ • ‎24 km from centre‬, ‎This property has free cots available‬. The hotel is rated as Fabulous with score of 8.7, based on 806 hotel reviews.

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  • 4 Stars
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3 Bedroom luxury home, hot tub, stunning views of Killin, sitting on the River Dochart

3 Bedroom luxury home, hot tub, stunning views of Killin, sitting on the River Dochart

Providing a relaxing stay, the 3 Bedroom luxury home, hot tub, stunning views of Killin, sitting on the River Dochart is located at Craignavie Road in ‎Killin‬ • ‎30 km from centre‬, ‎This property has free cots available‬. The hotel is rated as Exceptional with score of 9.7, based on 16 hotel reviews.

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  • 9.7 Exceptional
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Macdonald Inchyra Hotel & Spa

Macdonald Inchyra Hotel & Spa

The gorgeous Macdonald Inchyra Hotel & Spa is a 4 star hotel located at Grange Road in ‎Falkirk‬ • ‎37 km from centre‬, ‎This property has free cots available‬. The hotel is rated as Good with score of 7.5, based on 1660 hotel reviews.

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  • 4 Stars
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Annfield House, Callander

Annfield House, Callander

Providing one of the best stays, the hotel is located at 18 North Church Street in ‎Callander‬ • ‎5 km from centre‬, ‎This property has free cots available‬. The hotel is rated as Exceptional with score of 9.9, based on 14 hotel reviews.

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  • 9.9 Exceptional
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Thornhill House - Luxury 5 Bedroom all ensuite

Thornhill House - Luxury 5 Bedroom all ensuite

The luxorious Thornhill House - Luxury 5 Bedroom all ensuite is located at 29 Main Street Thornhill in ‎Stirling‬ • ‎3.9 km from centre‬, ‎This property has free cots available‬. The hotel is rated as Very good with score of 8.3, based on 4 hotel reviews.

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Laburnam Villa - Luxury 4 bedroom accommodation in the heart of Killin

Laburnam Villa - Luxury 4 bedroom accommodation in the heart of Killin

This great stay is located at Laburnam Villa, Craignavie Road in ‎Killin‬ • ‎30 km from centre‬. The hotel is rated as Exceptional with score of 9.8, based on 6 hotel reviews.

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The Gleneagles Hotel

The Gleneagles Hotel

The beautiful The Gleneagles Hotel is a 5 star hotel located at Auchterarder in ‎Auchterarder‬ • ‎27 km from Central Scotland‬, ‎This property has free cots available‬. The hotel is rated as Superb with score of 9.3, based on 636 hotel reviews.

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  • 5 Stars
  • 9.3 Superb
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West Highland Way Hotel

West Highland Way Hotel

Luxorious and elegant, the West Highland Way Hotel is a 5 star hotel located at B821 Ardoch House in ‎Glasgow‬ • ‎27 km from Central Scotland‬. The hotel is rated as Good with score of 7.4, based on 916 hotel reviews.

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Wyndham Duchally Country Estate

Wyndham Duchally Country Estate

Elegant and stylish, the Wyndham Duchally Country Estate is a 4 star hotel located at By Gleneagles in ‎Auchterarder‬ • ‎28 km from Central Scotland‬, ‎This property has free cots available‬. The hotel is rated as Fabulous with score of 8.9, based on 1324 hotel reviews.

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Doubletree By Hilton Glasgow Westerwood Spa & Golf Resort

Doubletree By Hilton Glasgow Westerwood Spa & Golf Resort

Providing a great value, the Doubletree By Hilton Glasgow Westerwood Spa & Golf Resort is a 4 star hotel located at 1 St Andrews Drive, Cumbernauld in ‎Cumbernauld‬ • ‎29 km from Central Scotland‬. The hotel is rated as Good with score of 7.4, based on 1236 hotel reviews.

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Crieff Hydro

Crieff Hydro

The elegant Crieff Hydro is a 4 star hotel located at Ferntower Rd in ‎Crieff‬ • ‎28 km from Central Scotland‬, ‎This property has free cots available‬. The hotel is rated as Good with score of 7.8, based on 688 hotel reviews.

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Blair Cottage

Blair Cottage

One of my favorites, the Blair Cottage is located at Blair Cottage in ‎Rowardennan‬ • ‎28 km from Central Scotland‬. The hotel is rated as Exceptional with score of 9.7, based on 42 hotel reviews.

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Dalveich Cottage

Dalveich Cottage

Providing a relaxing stay, the Dalveich Cottage is located at Glenbeich Dalveich in ‎Lochearnhead‬ • ‎21 km from Central Scotland‬, ‎This property has free cots available‬. , based on 2 hotel reviews.

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