|UNITED KINGDOM: Scotland 2022 |
Edinburgh and the Scottish Highlands 3
In Edinburgh, we'll be staying for 3 nights at The Radisson Blu Hotel. Located in Edinburgh's Old Town, right on the Royal Mine, rich in history and with plenty of local charm. Within walking distance to Edinburgh's attractions, the Radisson Blu Hotel is surrounded by Gothic architecture. Step out onto the Royal Mile, and enjoy a host of shops, pubs and restaurants on the road between Edinburgh Castle and Holyroodhouse. In the hotel, Itchyvoo Bar & Kitchen offers lunch and dinner made with seasonal ingredients as well as excellent cocktails. The 238 rooms offer views of Edinburgh and are furnished with modern furnishings and provide a relaxing environment after a long day exploring. Each room comes quipped with coffee and tea making facilities, free WiFi, and a safe. Each sleek, modern bathroom is stocked with upscale amenities, such as hair dryers, a magnifying mirror, and complimentary toiletries.
In Inverness, we'll be staying for 3 nights at the historical Culloden House Hotel. This elegant Georgian country house turned award-winning hotel sits on 40 acres of beautiful private grounds, once the lodging of Bonnie Prince Charlie during the Jacobite uprising of 1745 and now located close several championship golf courses and National Trust treasures. Culloden House offers croquet on its lawn as well as a tennis court, sauna, four-acre walled garden, forest trails, and a sophisticated fine-dining restaurant with modern Scottish cuisine featuring fresh local produce. The 28 elegant en suite rooms are lavishly furnished with wooden period furniture and luxurious bedding, boasting romantic luxury and modern comforts such as digital TVs, trouser presses, hairdryers, and free Wi-Fi in addition to a turndown service and newspapers and magazines available in every room.
In Kentallen, in Scotland's Western Highlands, we’ll be staying for 2 nights at the Hollytree Hotel, on Loch Linnhe in the Glencoe area. Built as the Kentallen Railway Station in the 1890s, it has been meticulously restored and turned into a boutique hotel, with one of the best water edge locations in Scotland. The leisure areas of the hotel include a fully heated indoor swimming pool and a Finnish sauna to pamper the guests, an award winning Seafood Restaurant and the Captain’s Lounge Bar with Outside Drinks Terrace. All of the 20 bedrooms have private bathrooms, separate seating areas, most have balconies and all have fantastic views over Loch Linnhe. The bedrooms are furnished with modern and chic furnishings for the ultimate comfort, complemented by amenities such as free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, telephone, radio alarm clock, complimentary tea, coffee, hot chocolate and biscuits and a selection of good books and DVDs. The newly renovated bathrooms offer a selection of fine toiletries, hairdryers, and fluffy towels provided for the guests’ comfort.
At the conclusion of the tour, we'll spend 2 nights at the Carlton George Hotel in Glasgow. Ideally located in the upscale area of central Glasgow near City Chambers, the Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow Green, and the famous shops of Buchanan Street, this boutique hotel features modern furnishings, free Wi-Fi, laundry service, garden area, a rooftop restaurant serving a creative modern menu made with fine Scottish produce, and an upscale bar offering 6 unique bars set over 3 floors and joined by a maze of passageways. Each of the 64 stylishly-decorated rooms features comfortable furniture, a complimentary mini-bar, in-room safe, LCD satellite TV, ironing facilities, tea and coffee-making facilities, radio alarm clock, a separate sitting area, and bathroom with a bathtub and a shower, hairdryer, luxury toiletries and terry bathrobes.