Thanks to us at 5pm, hotel breaks in Scotland don’t have to be an indulgence. In fact, they can cost even less than a night out. Here’s 13 hotels in Scotland priced under £50 for two people.
The Anchorage Hotel, Troon
Dating back to 1812, The Anchorage Hotel is the oldest licensed premises in Troon and blends excellent views of the Isle of Arran with traditional Scottish hospitality. With a cosy bar, spacious sea-view rooms, a large garden area and staff who take pride in making your time at The Anchorage Hotel as enjoyable as possible, it is a winning combination. Ayrshire is perfect for the keen golfer with twenty challenging courses in the area and six of them are on the doorstep in Troon. There are also plenty of outdoor activities with sailing, windsurfing, fishing and horse riding all available in the surrounding area. The Anchorage Hotel itself offers plenty of options to entertain guests, with a traditional Scottish bar and entertainment including live sporting events, quiz nights and a DJ. Available for Sunday to Thursday stays, the Christmas gift has two options. Option one is for two people to have a one night getaway with a full Scottish breakfast and bottle of wine on arrival. Option two is for two people to enjoy a two night stay in a double or twin room with a full Scottish breakfast each morning and two course dinner with a glass of wine on the first night.
£39 for an Overnight Stay with Dinner Discount for 2 at The Anchorage Hotel, Troon. 2 Night Stay with Dinner on 1st Night + Dinner Discount on 2nd Night, from £69 on 5pm Christmas Gifts
Bridge of Cally Hotel, Blairgowrie
The Bridge of Cally Hotel is tucked away at the foothills of Glenshee, at the Gateway to the Scottish Highlands. With this Christmas gift of an overnight stay at the hotel with the option of dinner, guests can take in the scenery, stroll off to explore a secret woodland trail, and relax in the evening with a dram of whisky in front of a log burning stove. The Bridge of Cally Hotel is a great base for hiking, golfing, mountain biking and bird watching, and just a twelve minute drive from the market town of Blairgowrie and 45 minutes from Perth, it’s easy to fit in a cheeky shopping trip too. The Bridge of Cally Hotel is a rustic setting but all the rooms are modern and comfortable, with flat screen TVs, Scottish toiletries, and tea and coffee making facilities.
1 or 2 Night B&B Stay + Option of Dinner for 2 at Bridge of Cally Hotel, Blairgowrie; from £39 on 5pm Christmas Gifts.
The Hallmark Hotel Dyce
Located next to Aberdeen Airport and just six miles from Aberdeen city centre, The Hallmark Hotel Dyce is ideally located for exploring the northeast of Scotland. The area is a golfer’s paradise, with more than 70 golf courses within a one hour drive of the hotel. Whisky aficionados can visit the whisky centres of Dufftown and Grantown-on-Spey, both within easy driving distance. There’s also lots of walking opportunities near the hotel, from coastal rambles to the hiking the Cairngorms. Rooms in The Hallmark Hotel Dyce feature a comfortable bed, free WiFi, a flat screen TV, a hospitality tray, a working desk and chair plus hairdryer, iron and ironing board.
Overnight B&B Stay with Option of Dinner for 2 at The Hallmark Hotel Dyce; from £39 at The Hallmark Hotel Dyce on 5pm Christmas Gifts.
The Breadalbane Arms Hotel, Aberfeldy
Originally a Scottish coaching hotel, The Breadalbane Arms Hotel in Aberfeldy has been welcoming guests since 1802. Nestled in the Perthshire heart of Scotland, it is located in one of Scotland’s most scenic areas and it offers a great base for exploring the local area. From golf and fishing to museums and wild parks, there is lots to do. Situated by the banks of the River Tay, the hotel overlooks the cobbled town square. The cosy lounge bar serves a wide range of drinks and, of course, Highland malt whiskies.
1, 2 or 3 Night B&B Stay for 2 at The Breadalbane Arms Hotel, Aberfeldy; from £39 on 5pm Christmas Gifts.
Letterfinlay Lodge Hotel, Spean Bridge
Letterfinlay Lodge Hotel has to have one of the most spectacular settings of any hotel in Scotland. Located on the banks of Loch Lochy with views of the Great Glen, it is surrounded by the dramatic peaks of the Scottish Highlands. The area offers numerous outdoor activities on your doorstep, from hiking to biking and, if the weather is right, winter sports. The hotel facilities include the Osprey Lounge and wine bar which has incredible views over the loch.
1 or 2 Night Stay with Option of Dinner for 2 at Letterfinlay Lodge Hotel, Spean Bridge; from £39 on 5pm Christmas Gifts.
Chandlers Hotel, Isle of Bute
Go “Doon the watter” with this gift of an overnight stay at the Chandlers Hotel on the Isle of Bute, an island famous for being the holiday destination of Glasgow workers who would take off down the Clyde during their annual holiday. Chandlers Hotel is just a 20 minute walk from the seaside town of Rothesay which has excellent ferry and train links from Glasgow. The hotel has gorgeous views over the Clyde to the Ayrshire coast and beyond, nine independently decorated bedrooms, a cosy snug area with comfy sofas and a bar, a music lounge with a grand piano and guitars, and a living room with a tv, games a small library and a sound bar for iPod.
1 or 2 Night Stay for 2 at Chandlers Hotel, Isle of Bute; from £49 on 5pm Christmas Gifts
Best Western Dryfesdale Country House Hotel, Lockerbie
Set in acres of magnificent grounds with stunning views of the beautiful Scottish countryside, the four star Dryfesdale Country House Hotel is the perfect location for a romantic getaway. Under an hour and a quarter from Glasgow and just over 90 minutes from Edinburgh, the hotel has all the character you would expect of a building which dates back to 1762. Available seven days a week, option one is for a couple to enjoy an overnight stay in a double or twin room at the Dryfesdale. As well as a full Scottish breakfast in the morning, guests will also enjoy a cream tea and glass of Prosecco when they arrive. Option two is for a two night stay with cream tea and Prosecco on arrival plus a full Scottish breakfast each morning.
£49 for an Overnight Stay for 2 at the 4* Best Western Dryfesdale Country House Hotel. £89 for a 2 Night Stay with Dinner on 1st Night on 5pm Christmas Gifts.
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