Highland Apartments by Mansley, Inverness

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First timers to Inverness are typically, surprised and impressed by the discovery of such a large and vibrant city, sitting right in the middle of the Scottish Highlands. Usually having followed the A9 from the south, through glens steeped in the shadows of haunting mountains; and on this … [Read more...]

Apex Hotel, Waterloo Place, Edinburgh

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Apex Hotels seem to be, quite literally, popping up all over the place, in Edinburgh currently, replicating a formula, which works and becoming a fast growing UK chain. Friendly, four star comfort, in the heart of UK cities; that is precisely my experience during a recent stay at the group’s … [Read more...]

Micasa ApartHotel, Aberdeen

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In the heart of the Granite City, the Micasa ApartHotel on Aberdeen’s Union Street probably provides the perfect solution to a stay in Scotland’s North East. Akin to a home from home, these serviced apartments offer the additional bonus of breakfast, delivered to your door and a 24-hour … [Read more...]

Castle View Apartment @ Castle Terrace with The Edinburgh Address

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One of the many beautiful joys of Edinburgh is the city’s accessibility and the very “towny” feel of Scotland’s capital. No more is that felt than when in Castle Terrace, the very hub of the city and yet, with amazing views over Princes Street, The Gardens and the majestic Edinburgh Castle, a … [Read more...]

The Scott Apartment, Edinburgh

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In esteemed company indeed, albeit 200 years apart, the geographical location matched and I was in awe of spending time at one of the known homes in Edinburgh of the great literally wonder that is Sir Walter Scott. Historical novelist playwright and poet, famed throughout the globe, Scots born … [Read more...]

The Scotsman Hotel and Spa, Edinburgh

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If you are looking for exceptional service, naturally welcoming and helpful staff and a gloriously central, 5 star boutique hotel; The Scotsman Hotel is possibly the place for you. Edinburgh’s former Scotsman newspaper offices present a refreshing departure from more modern new city builds, with … [Read more...]

Ballantrae Albany Hotel, Edinburgh

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Sometimes, ticking all the boxes of family friendly, luxurious and centrally located, can be difficult, yet the discovery of the Albany Hotel on Edinburgh’s Albany Street, did just that. The unique and inspiring boutique hotel in the Georgian New Town was something of a revelation; consisting of … [Read more...]