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March 20, 2023

Bye bye winter. Don’t let the door hit you on the way out. 

With the worst of the weather behind us, it’s time to get out and explore.

Whether you want a night in a sleek Glasgow hotel; the chance to visit Edinburgh or a break in a baronial hotel on the magnificent banks of Loch Awe, 5pm has lots of great value hotel offers. So say ‘Sayonara!’ to the sofa and book in for fresh air, adventure and some of the best scenery in the world.

We have listed five hotel suggestions here but we have many, many more Big Deals on accommodation plus an easy-to-use booking system with fantastic offers from Elgin to Castle Douglas.

Prices quoted for The Scott, Glasgow Grosvenor and Ardanaiseig Hotel are for first available Saturday night in April. Prices will vary depending on the date selected.

From £150 for Overnight B&B Stay for 2 with Dinner and Prosecco at Ardanaiseig Hotel, Argyll

Ardanaiseig Hotel has a dream setting on the banks of Loch Awe.

Ardanaiseig Hotel has a dream setting on the banks of Loch Awe.

What’s Included

Overnight stay in Garden View room

Amazing Loch Awe location

3 course set menu

Prosecco on arrival

Loved by 5pm customers

This luxurious Grade II country house escape in Argyll was designed by leading 19th century architect, William Burn. Guests can enjoy 240 acres of tranquil grounds, loch views and the mighty Ben Cruachan as a backdrop.

The offer is for an overnight stay for two in a Garden View room including bed and breakfast, a three course set dinner and Prosecco on arrival.

Individually designed rooms

The owner of the Ardanaiseig is an art dealer and his passion for collecting beautiful things is clear throughout the hotel.

From suits of armour to throne chairs via spectacular paintings to the exquisite grand piano in the drawing room, there seems to be a treasure around every corner.

Seasonal dishes

The acclaimed restaurant at Ardanaiseig is known for its fabulous cuisine, meaning guests can look forward to a dining experience to remember.

The kitchen uses the finest, seasonal produce which Scotland can provide to create their mouth-watering dishes.

Choices change seasonally, but mouth-watering mains might include the pan-roasted duck breast, the pork belly with haggis bon bon, the pan-fried brown trout and, for veggies, the open ravioli of wild black garlic mushroom.

Explore Loch Awe

Ardanaiseig Hotel is close to the atmospheric ruins of Kilchurn Castle, Ben Cruachan and the breathtaking Cruachan Reservoir. The hotel also offers boat rentals, bike loans and even croquet kits to guests.

Loch Awe has plenty of wildlife and luck guests might spot red deer, Scottish wildcats, red foxes, otters, red squirrels, pine martens, osprey, buzzards and corncrakes.

Want to visit? Book here.

Overnight Stay + Optional Breakfast & Pizza Meal for 2 at Radisson RED Glasgow; from £89

Radisson Red is one cool customer.

Radisson Red is one cool customer.

What’s Included

Overnight stay for two

Room only and B&B options

Option to add pizza & drink each

Rooftop bar with views of the Clyde

Uber stylish, award-winning hotel

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Overnight stay

This Big Deal is for an overnight stay in a standard room for two people, with options for a room only stay or bed and breakfast basis, available April to June 2023.

A third option allows you to add on a choice of pizza and drinks.

All pizzas are made fresh, with options including the Red Devil with tomato, mozzarella & spicy salami; the All Day-er with baked beans, streaky bacon, sausage, haggis, cherry tomato & egg, and the Garden Gobbler with tomato, mozzarella, grilled peppers, artichoke & olives.

Your drink choices will be an Eden Mill gin and tonic, a classic Cosmopolitan cocktail or locally brewed West Lager.

There is the option to upgrade to a superior room for £25 per room. This can be arranged directly with the hotel.

Stylish hotel with rooftop bar

The rooms at Radisson RED are slick, modern and have floor-to-ceiling windows with incredible views overlooking the Clyde.

OUIBar + KTCHN is a stylish space, with vibrant colours, trendy furniture, a pool table and wall murals designed by Glasgow comic book artist, Frank Quitely – a great place to host meetings, relax with a bite to eat or start a night out with cocktails.

The RED Sky Bar has floor to ceiling windows with panoramic views of the River Clyde. Here, they’ve showcased sets from bands like The Fratellis and Baby Strange, and live-streamed DJs like Irvine Welsh & The Mambo Brothers.

Excellent location

Located a stone’s throw from the Hydro, this deal is perfect for a trip to Finnieston, which was named by The Times as the ‘hippest place to live in Britain’ – it has a multitude of bars and restaurants very close to the hotel.

The hotel is a five minute walk from Exhibition Centre train station and close to a number of bus and taxi routes, making it very easy to explore the vibrant culture and nightlife of Glasgow.

Happy guests

‘Fantastic stay in this hotel. The reception staff were a credit to the hotel. The decor is very modern and eye-catching. I upgraded our room… this meant I had stunning views over Glasgow. The upgrade cost was well worth it. Breakfast was really good as well—plenty to choose from.’

Fancy this? Book now.

From £159 for Overnight B&B Stay with Prosecco for 2 at The Scott, Edinburgh

The Scott: perfect base for exploring Edinburgh.

The Scott: perfect base for exploring Edinburgh.

What’s Included

Overnight stay in 18th century baronial house

Full Scottish breakfast

Bottle of Prosecco on arrival

Close to Arthur’s Seat, Holyrood Park and The Meadows

Available 7 days

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Historical charm

Discover the beauty of Edinburgh at The Scott, a grand hotel that seamlessly blends historical charm with modern luxury. This magnificent 18th-century baronial house, named after original owner Alexander Scott, is nestled within the picturesque Pollock Estate on the edge of Holyrood Park.

The recent refurbishment of The Scott has brought the hotel to new heights of comfort and elegance while preserving its original features and historical character. With 36 rooms and suites, each with its own unique style and character, you’ll find the perfect space to relax and unwind during your stay.

Step inside the grand entrance and be greeted by high ceilings, original fireplaces, and period features that transport you back in time.

The offer is for an overnight bed and breakfast stay with a bottle of Prosecco in your room on arrival. There is a £30 per night supplement for Friday & Saturday stays

Luxurious rooms and amenities

The hotel’s 36 rooms and suites are uniquely decorated so that no two rooms match. They’re appointed with luxurious bedding, comfortable Elite Lily mattresses, and en-suite bathrooms stocked with fluffy towels and ISGHA spa products.

The Scott also features an elegant dining room with stunning garden views and the charming Red Room Bar, perfect for unwinding with a drink after a day of exploring the city.

Plenty to see & do

Take advantage of the convenient location of The Scott and explore the surrounding area with Arthur’s Seat and Holyrood Park on the estate’s doorstep and the Royal Mile just a short walk away. There are also plenty of other top tourist attractions nearby.

For those looking to stay active, gym, swim and leisure access are available for a fee at The Royal Commonwealth Pool, located within the estate.

The Scott offers the perfect combination of history, comfort, and convenience. Book now.

£95 for Overnight Stay with Breakfast for 2 at Glasgow Grosvenor Hotel

Glasgow Grosvenor Hotel has an enviable West End location.

Glasgow Grosvenor Hotel has an enviable West End location.

What’s Included

Stay in a double room

Full Scottish breakfast

Elegant west end hotel, close to bars & restaurants

Ideal for a city break

Enter into elegance

From its creamy, sweeping facade to its leafy views of the Botanics, Glasgow Grosvenor Hotel is all about luxury and taste.

The hotel is actually a converted terrace of Venetian-style townhouses just around the corner from bustling Byres Road. Inside, you will find all the facilities you would expect from a four-star escape, including a stylish grill restaurant, terrace lounge and award-winning gin bar.

The offer is for an overnight B&B stay for two.

Restful guest rooms

Each neutrally decorated room has a swish marble bathroom with plenty of complimentary toiletries for a bit of a pamper session.

Other facilities include an LCD TV, free WiFi, desk, alarm clock and safe.

Glamorous grill dining

Bo’Vine Meats & Wine is Glasgow Grosvenor’s stylish grill restaurant. Subtle lighting, sleek booths clad in turquoise velvet seating and a bar polished to a high gleam all add to a sophisticated atmosphere.

Each steak at Bo’Vine is grass-fed prime Scotch beef, dry-aged and matured on the bone for a minimum of 21 days then cut by master butchers. Other mouthwatering dishes include the handmade haggis bonbons, the duo of Scottish Salmon and the hearty, melt-in-your-mouth braised feather blade of beef. Typical veggie options include baked aubergine & red pepper cannelloni.

What’s near to Glasgow Grosvenor Hotel?

The hotel is across from the Botanic Gardens, with the various hip bars, shops and cafes of Byres Road all nearby.

The University of Glasgow, Hunterian Art Gallery and Kelvingrove Art Gallery are all within walking distance, meaning you can soak up a bit of culture during your stay.

Book Glasgow Grosvenor Hotel now.

£245 for a Luxury B&B Stay with Dinner for 2 at 4* The Airds Hotel & Restaurant, Argyll

The Airds Hotel has a tremendous restaurant.

The Airds Hotel has a tremendous restaurant.

What’s Included

Luxury overnight stay for 2

Full Scottish breakfast each morning

4 course meal in 3 AA Rosette restaurant

Valid 7 days

Gorgeous Loch Linnhe hotel

Based in the hamlet of Port Appin near Oban, Airds Hotel & Restaurant is a romantic boutique hotel known for its beautiful loch views, elegant rooms, first class dining and highly personal service.

With this Big Deal, two people can soak up the luxury with an overnight stay in a double or twin room.

The offer also includes a tasty four course dinner with tea or coffee.

Valid until 30.04.23.

Cosy and comfortable rooms

To ensure a good night’s sleep, you will sink into a Vi Spring bed with crisp Frette linen. Other luxuries include marble-top bathrooms, sumptuous bathrobes with comfy slippers and Arran Aromatics toiletries. Entertainment features include satellite TV, DVD players, CD players, iPod docks and free WiFi, as well as a library of over 200 DVDs for guests to browse.

3 AA Rosette restaurant

With views of Loch Linnhe and the Morvern mountains, Airds restaurant is a candlelit escape that has long been a draw for gourmands – the chefs are committed to letting the natural flavours of the food shine through, with cuisine crafted from the finest local produce and seafood (including ingredients from the hotel’s own kitchen garden).

The menus are subject to seasonal change – sample menus are available for your four course meal.

To finish, tea or coffee with petit fours is served in the Lounge.

Happy guests

TripAdvisor reviewers have given Airds Hotel & Restaurant an impressive overall score of 4.5/5. Here is a recent rave review, edited for length:

‘We are return visitors to Airds Hotel and it still is the very best hotel for comfort, food and excellent staff, with a very warm welcome…’

Tempted? Book now.