Must-see hotels in Scotland

  • Landmark Trust

    A building-preservation charity that restores historic buildings and rents them out as accommodation.

  • Priory Hotel

    The Priory Hotel, on Beauly's central square, has bright, modern rooms and serves good bar meals.

  • Lorimer House

    Smallish, spark­ling-clean rooms with extra-comfy beds and a fab deluxe double on the top floor.

  • Torvaig Campsite

    An attractive, family-run campsite located 1.5 miles north of Portree, on the road to Staffin.

  • Glenbrittle SYHA

    Scandinavian-style timber hostel that quickly fills up with climbers on holiday weekends.

  • Argyle Guest House

    Comfortable accommodation for walkers, and the best porridge in the Cairngorms!

  • Six Murray Park

    Enticing rooms with classy contemporary styling make this an appealing option.

  • Drymen Camping

    A basic campsite, located 1.5 miles southeast of Drymen.

  • Rhenigidale Hostel

    This basic hostel in a small white cottage stands above the road on the eastern side of the glen at the very end of the Rhenigidale road; the warden lives…

  • Stromness Hotel

    Proudly surveying the main street and harbour of Stromness, this lofty Victorian hotel is a reminder of the way things used to be, with posh revolving…

  • Royal an Lochan Hotel

    This hotel is a local institution with a range of rooms that, typically for these venerable old buildings, vary markedly in size. Sea views – most rooms…

  • Euro Hostel

    With hundreds of beds, this mammoth hostel is handily central. While it can feel over-businesslike, and is often booked out by rowdy groups, it has OK…

  • Kilmartin Hotel

    This attractively old-fashioned hotel has rooms that are being gradually renovated. They are comfortable but vary markedly in size: 'Spring' is tiny, …

  • Orkneylodge

    Though it has its quirks, this old seaplane base still makes for a comfortable spot if you've got a car. The rooms are renovated, spacious and commodious,…

  • Port Askaig Hotel

    At the Port Askaig Hotel, beside the ferry pier, the updated rooms are plain but comfortable, the more expensive ones with sea views. The owners are warm…

  • Achnadrish

    Achnadrish is a sympathetically restored shooting lodge that offers self-catering accommodation in two units: the cute little one-bedroom White Cabin …

  • Cally Palace Hotel

    On the town's edge, accessed through a wood and sitting in substantial grounds that include a rather decent private golf course, this 18th-century mansion…