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Romantic Hotels in Scotland

With wild, windswept beaches, soaring mountains, roaring fires, and some of the world's best fine-dining, a visit to Scotland truly is a romantic experience. Fall in love with our expert guide to some of the most romantic hotels in Scotland.

Luxury Romantic Hotels in Scotland

Looking for the ultimate romantic hotel in the UK? From the seclusion of the remote west Highlands to one of Scotland's most famous foodie destinations, here's our pick of some of Scotland's best romantic boutique hotels.

  • The Torridon Hotel, West Highlands - a luxury retreat in an old hunting lodge beneath towering mountains, The Torridon Hotel offers up romance in the most dramatic of locations. With its own herd of gorgeous highland coos, opulently furnished rooms complete with clawfoot baths, the Torridon also has a 3 AA rosette dining room and an award-winning whisky bar with over 350 drams to try.
  • The Fife Arms, Braemar - in the heart of the Cairngorms is The Fife Arms, a dramatic re-imagined coaching inn in the gorgeous village of Braemar. Vibrantly decorated and stuffed full of quirky art and Scottish antiques - climb into your own four poster bed in a Royal Suite or splash out for the Artist Studio with its cute cabin bed and mountain views.
  • Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa, Pitlochry - looking for a romantic lochside hotel in Scotland? Nestled on the idyllic banks of Loch Faskally, Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa offers a unique luxury experience. With breathtaking views of Ben Vrackie, and in close walking distance to the historic town of Pitlochry, there's plenty to do on your romantic break. Why not sample the hotel restaurants' exquisite 7 course tasting menu, relax together in the luxurious spa or enjoy breakfast overlooking the water in one of Fonab's private dining pods?
  • Fingal, Edinburgh - celebrate the romance of the seas on Fingal, a luxury hotel boat moored in Edinburgh's trendy Leith. Built to service Scotland's lighthouses, Fingal is now owned by the Royal Yacht Britannia team and offers accommodation in 23 luxury cabins including a stunning suite with its own private deck for sundowner cocktails.
  • Kinloch Lodge, Sutherland - fancy living like a laird? Kinloch Lodge in Sutherland was once the hunting estate of the Duke of Sutherland and now offers understated luxury in one of the most remote parts of Scotland. With a mix of contemporary Scottish and Nordic style, get lost in the wilderness outside your door, before returning to curl up beside the hotel's roaring fire. Bliss.

Cheap Romantic Hotels in Scotland

You don't need to splash out a fortune as many of Scotland's most romantic hotels offer cosy accommodation perfect for those on a budget.

  • Mhor 84, The Trossachs - once a roadside motel, Mhor 84 is now a retro hotel in the heart of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park. Think candlelit dining, a cosy bar and gorgeous woodland walks outside the door - Mhor 84 is one of the most romantic small hotels in the UK.
  • Coll Hotel, Isle of Coll - home to just 160 people and no street lights, The Isle of Coll in the Inner Hebrides is a renowned Dark Sky island - offering up some of the best opportunities for romantic stargazing in Scotland.  With gorgeously simple rooms The Coll Hotel is famous for its fresh seafood, right off the boat.
  • The Applecross Inn, Applecross - brave the drive up the famous Bealach Na Bà to the Applecross Peninsula and the famous Applecross Inn. Dine on langoustines, walk to Sand - one of Scotland's best beaches - before returning to watch the sun go down over the mountains of the Isle of Skye

Romantic Hotels in Scotland With A Spa

Imagine sinking into an infinity pool with views to die for, or a couples massage on your own private island. Scotland has two of the most romantic spa hotels in the UK.

  • Isle of Eriska Hotel, near Oban - fancy a romantic stay on your own private island? Sitting on the stunning Loch Linnhe off Scotland's west coast, the Isle of Eriska Hotel is only accessible by bridge. Along with its own 9-hole golf course, the hotel has an award-winning spa in the renovated stables block.
  • Portavadie Hotel & Spa, Argyll - on the banks of Loch Fyne is Portavadie, a marina resort with quite an unbelievable spa. Stay in one of the resort's secluded couples' retreats, dine in the marina restaurant and then enjoy a sunset swim in Portavadie's infinity pool with a simply incredible view over the loch.

Romantic Hotels in Scotalnd With A Hot Tub

What could be more romantic than a luxury hotel suite, complete with its own spa bath or private jacuzzi? Pop open the fizz, light the fire and relax - here are some of our favourite romantic hotels with hot tubs.

  • Nira Caledonia, Edinburgh - in the fashionable Edinburgh New Town is Nira Caledonia, an elegant and oh-so-stylish romantic boutique hotel. Book into one of the hotel's luxury suites which features a large Jacuzzi bath overlooking the gorgeous gardens outside.
  • Blythswood Square, Glasgow - with one of the most prestigious addresses in the heart of Glasgow's stylish west end, Blythswood Square offers up gorgeously stylish rooms and its own city spa. For the ultimate romance, book the 1,850sq. ft Penthouse Suite with its own in room jacuzzi bath.

Romantic Hotels in Edinburgh & Glasgow

Looking for a couples' city break? Why not book a romantic hotel in Edinburgh or Glasgow?

  • Mar Hall Hotel & Spa, Glasgow - check into a luxury Scottish hotel in a huge 19th-century Gothic mansion, surrounded by a 200-acre wooded estate on the banks of the River Clyde. Mar Hall offers the full romantic package - spa treatments (or a round of championship golf), cocktails before dinner in a fine-dining restaurant, Cristal, and a stay in a huge Grand Suite.
  • Prestonfield House, Edinburgh - once described as the most glamorous hotel in town, Prestonfield House on the edge of Holyrood Park, offers opulent suites, peacocks strolling around the grounds and fine-dining in the hotel's Rhubarb Restaurant. Check into Prestonfield for a taste of historical romance.
  • The Witchery, Edinburgh - like a taste of the gothic? The Witchery is located right next door to Edinburgh Castle and offers seriously decadent suites for those who love a dramatic atmosphere. Underneath the hotel, the Witchery restaurant serves up fine food in a 16th-century oak-panelled and candlelit dining room.

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