Hotels for New Years Eve in Scotland

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There are few places that know how to celebrate the transition into a New Year better than Scotland. Amidst architecturally inspiring cities and the natural beauty of the highlands, lochs and coast, Hogmanay festivities are awash with warmth, sparkle, hospitality and feel good factor.

Whether you’re travelling on a romantic break, with the family or with pets in tow, there’s a New Year escape to suit. Scotland’s hotels are expert at bringing together the best of historic tradition and contemporary style, welcoming guests to join in the holiday season and start a new year in style. Here we share some of our best New Year’s Eve hotels in Scotland.

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Hotels for New Years Eve in Scotland

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Rufflets

Rufflets

St Andrews

Seventy-two years after its launch as a hotel, in countryside outside St Andrew's, third-generation owners of this turreted Edwardian mansion take evident pride in their legacy.
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  • honeymoon
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Special offer
Forss House

Forss House - Hogmanay Celebration Special Offer

Thurso

Under the big skies of Caithness, wrapped in woodland and a curve of the River Forss, this Georgian mansion offers the grandeur of Scottish country house living but with modern-day warmth and comforts.
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  • wheelchair_accessible
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Special offer
Shieldaig Lodge

Shieldaig Lodge - Hogmanay Special Offer

Gairloch

Whale-watching, spectacular sunsets and starry, starry nights are among the wonders at this Victorian former hunting lodge on a wooded estate lapped by Loch Gairloch.
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  • seaside
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Melville Castle

Melville Castle - Hogmanay Sleepover Special Offer

Edinburgh

Lush greenery along a sweeping tree-lined drive ‘soothes the soul’ as towers and crenellations of an 18th Century castle come into view.
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  • golf
  • historic
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Prestonfield

Prestonfield

Edinburgh

With peacocks in the garden, kilt-wearing staff, fire-warmed sitting rooms and antiques at every turn, this 17th-century country house is an indulgent experience.
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The Torridon

The Torridon

TORRIDON

In a wooded estate on Loch Torridon, this baronial-style hunting lodge appeals to sybarites and sporty types, with luxurious bedrooms, tasting menus sourced from the kitchen garden and farm, and a brasserie.
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Douneside House

Douneside House

Tarland

A 'paradise for foodies and garden lovers in a tranquil corner of Aberdeenshire', this country-house hotel in the fertile Howe of Cromar is an architectural gem.
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  • fishing
  • spa
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  • boutique
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  • veganfriendly
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The Roseate Edinburgh

The Roseate Edinburgh

Edinburgh

Close to the city centre, a Jacobean-style Victorian villa sitting above a manicured front garden, combines with Hampton House across the road as a ‘really fantastic hotel’.
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  • boutique
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  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • garden
  • honeymoon
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Kinloch Lodge

Kinloch Lodge

Sleat

'In a beautiful position' on the shores of Loch Na Dal, in the lee of a wooded hill, this former hunting lodge offers 'comfortable bedrooms and public rooms and excellent food'.
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The Fife Arms

The Fife Arms

Braemar

Swiss gallerists Iwan and Manuela Wirth have had a creative fling at this Victorian coaching inn in a Cairngorms village famed for its Highland Games, filling interiors with important artworks and Victoriana, though menus are short, the cooking spare and elegant.
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  • romantic
  • vegetarian_friendly
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  • fishing
  • spa
  • veganfriendly
  • weddings
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  • historic
  • parking
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The Bonnie Badger

The Bonnie Badger

Gullane

Tom and Michaela Kitchin preside at this gastropub, where Victorian interiors have had a smart-casual Scandi-Scotia makeover, and you can dine on pub classics in the bar, or get the nosebag on for Tom’s Michelin-starred nature-to-plate dishes in the converted stables.
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Knockderry House Hotel

Knockderry House Hotel

Helensburgh

'Scottish baronial at its best', this Victorian fantasia with half-timbering, turrets, candle-snuffer roofs and stepped gables, sits in ‘a lovely large garden’ on the shores of Loch Long.
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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.
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wifi
  • boutique
  • ecofriendly
  • foodie

More best New Years Eve hotels in Scotland

Hotels for New Years Eve in Scotland

Hotels not in the Guide that you may want to consider

Hotels for New Years Eve 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.
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wifi
  • boutique
  • ecofriendly
  • foodie

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Last updated: June 25, 2024