A weekend break in Scotland | explore everything this magical country has to offer

Read on to see some of our favourite hotels in Scotland for a weekend getaway

Scotland is a magical land with incredible scenery, rich history and bustling cities, all waiting to be explored on your next weekend break. Whether you want to star gaze in the middle of nowhere, stay in a castle or have a romantic break exploring the winding lanes of Edinburgh, we have a hotel for you.

Scotland is a destination that has something for everyone. Couples can cosy up beside a roaring fire, families can explore the great outdoors and the many Harry Potter references dotted around the country, and groups of friends can enjoy the live music scene and warm, friendly, pub atmosphere.

In these articles we have collected together our favourite hotels that best fit the theme. We select hotels that are the best in class, featuring great service, state-of-the-art amenities, modern and welcoming interiors plus special features such as spas, hot tubs or panoramic views.

For a spa break in Scotland

We’ve selected our favourite spa hotels from across the country so you can find exactly what you need for a relaxing weekend – away from the routine.

Relax in a spa by a Scottish Loch

Indulge in a weekend of pampering beside one of these magnificent lochs. With panoramic views overlooking the surrounding scenery and cosy indoor pools and a bevvy of relaxing treatments, each of these spa hotels has something unique to offer.

Be pampered in a spa hotel near Glasgow

Glasgow is not perhaps traditionally associated with luxurious spa hotel but it is home to some beautiful spas, both in the city centre and the surrounding area. Whether you want to have a head-to-toe massage, or simply spend a few hours soaking in the hot tub, you’ll find the perfect hotel for you.

Unwind in a spa hotel in Edinburgh

Spend a weekend in Edinburgh exploring the sights before returning to your hotel for a few hours spent relaxing in the spa. Detoxify in the sauna, warm your toes in the hot tub and take a few lengths of the indoor pool to ease up.

For a romantic weekend in Scotland

Explore exactly how you would like to spend your romantic holiday! Whether it’s just a one-night hotel stay, or a full weekend romantic break, we’ve got hotels to suit every personality type – from charming castles to city-center spa hotels.

What about staying in a castle?

Each of these romantic hotels offers a unique experience, whether it’s staying in a 15th century castle, or having a free standing bath tub in your hotel room in the heart of Edinburgh.

Imagine getting married at one of these incredible Scottish hotels

Each of these hotels offer opulence and luxury, with original architectural features, rooms fit for royalty and in many cases, stunning surrounding scenery, just itching to be instagrammed.

Star-gaze on a romantic weekend at one of these dark-sky hotels

Have you and your other half in raptures, as you gaze at the milky way and beyond. If you’re from a big city in the UK, the chances are that light pollution disrupts your ability to see all the stars in the heavens. But by journeying to one of these hotels you can see across the Galaxy.

Whisk your other half away on whisky tasting trip

Whisky is not just for men, and much like the romantic wine tasting trips of the French provinces, the Scottish version is whisky tasting. Take a road trip connecting some of the most famous distilleries, honing your palette and enjoying some quality time together along the way.

Enjoy a romantic city break in Edinburgh

Treat yourselves to a romantic weekend of relaxing in a plush hotel and seeing the sights of Edinburgh. After a day of exploring order yourselves a bottle of champagne, perhaps even room service and simply enjoy each other’s company.

Go for a romantic getaway in Glasgow

Spend a romantic weekend exploring the delights of Glasgow. With some splendid architecture, a burgeoning foodie scene and plenty of bars and clubs – many with live music, a romantic weekend in Glasgow has something for everyone.

For a weekend city break in Scotland

From time to time, treating yourself to a weekend break is exactly what you need in order to feel refreshed and reinvigorated. So why not book yourself a cheeky weekend away to relax, enjoy your surroundings, and simply get away from it all.

Find a budget weekend in Edinburgh that doesn’t break the bank

Fancy a weekend break in the Scottish capital but trying to save your pennies? Well, we’ve found eight fabulous hotels that keep costs to a minimum without compromising on comfort or style.

Discover a luxury hotel that feels totally decadent without the luxury price tag

Enjoy all the luxury trappings of a five star hotel such as an in-room free standing bath, fluffy bathrobes and slippers, access to the spa and interior decor to make you swoon. Each of these hotels offer luxury for less, with the average price per night coming in under the average of many 5-star hotels in other parts of the country.

Plan a night out in Glasgow at one of these great hotels

Glasgow is renowned for its incredible nightlife, with so much on offer you are bound to find something you like. So why not splurge on a hotel room for the night so that you and your mates can go out and enjoy yourselves knowing that you’ve got a comfy bed to sleep in and can order a fry-up in the morning.