Hotels for Christmas in Scotland

Nowhere is as magical as Scotland at Christmas time. From the lochs and snow to the Christmas markets, abundant history and quintessentially charming Scottish hospitality, it’s the stuff of artist renderings and Hollywood movies.
Knockinaam Lodge, Portpatrick

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Scotland knows how to celebrate the holidays in style, with bracing walks to work up an appetite, abundant decorations, exquisite food and the perfect combination of tradition combined with modern hospitality. Mince pies, mulled wine, plenty of whisky and even the odd winter picnic if you’re up for it, whether it’s family holidays, a romantic break for two, or celebrations with friends, Christmas in Scotland is about feeling totally spoiled but right at home at the same time.

Choose from city escapes in the likes of Edinburgh, where enchantment is in full force, to country retreats where you can fully relax and unwind with never ending views of wild and frozen landscapes. Tuck into local fare and enjoy regional specialities, lots of homemade favourites, and plenty of music, carols, fireworks, good cheer and games to carry you through the season.

Celebrate Christmas in Scotland with all the cheer and none of the washing up. Here are some of our favourite hotel with seasonal packages for celebrating Christmas in Scotland.

Hotels for Christmas in Scotland

Featured hotels with Special Offers

Hotels for Christmas in Scotland

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Forss House

Forss House - Hogmanay Celebration Special Offer

Thurso

In the lead up to Christmas, this hotel creates a wonderfully festive atmosphere full of afternoon teas and beautiful decorations.
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Shieldaig Lodge

Shieldaig Lodge - Hogmanay Special Offer

Gairloch

At this magical Highland retreat, you're welcomed in festive style, with a wee dram and Christmas cake, before a three-course dinner. The enchanting surroundings are perfect for waking to on Christmas Day when you can enjoy roaring fires, big breakfasts, afternoon teas and hot toddies, as well as the full Christmas lunch.
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Hotels for Christmas in Scotland

Hotels for Christmas not in the Guide that you may want to consider

Hotels for Christmas in Scotland

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Atholl Hotel

Atholl Hotel

Aberdeen

The spires of this Victorian Gothic Revival building make this traditional hotel in a quiet location an easy-to-spot beacon.
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Toravaig House

Toravaig House

SLEAT

Ten minutes’ drive from the ferry, Anne Gracie and Ken Gunn’s whitewashed hotel has ‘fine views’ across the Sound of Sleat.
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Saorsa 1875

Saorsa 1875

Pitlochry

A thoughtful take on modern hospitality, the McLaren-Stewart family’s vegan hotel and restaurant bring together a deeply considered environmental ethos with contemporary style.
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Last updated: June 25, 2024