Best of the Best 2018 - 533
WALDORF ASTORIA EDINBURGH - THE CALEDONIAN
EDIN B U R GH, SCOTLA N D
N E I G H B O R H O O D Edinburgh Castle
Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - the Caledonian is prominently positioned in the city's historical
center and offers the largest number of rooms with unobstructed views of Edinburgh Castle.
Boosting 241 rooms and suites, this elegant Victorian landmark also features the United Kingdom's only Guerlain Spa and two award-winning restaurants operated by Michelin-star brothers Chris and Jeff Galvin: The Pompadour by Galvin and Galvin Brasserie de Luxe. A perfect
base to explore Scotland's capital, the iconic hotel is within walking distance of the Castle, the
Royal Mile and the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Afternoon tea for two, once per stay, or $100
value hotel credit per stay.
Indulge in the Guerlain Spa with uniquelytailored beauty and skincare treatments that
draw on Guerlain's long history of innovation
Distance from Edinburgh Airport (EDI): 6 miles/10 km
Size: 241 rooms Room Style: Classic Vibe: Sophisticated
INVERLOCHY CASTLE HOTEL
FOR T WILLIA M, SCOTLA N D
N E I G H B O R H O O D Fort William and Ben Nevis
Choice of afternoon tea for two with glass of
champagne or picnic basket with wine, once
During a visit in 1873, Queen Victoria wrote
of Inverlochy: "I never saw a lovelier or more
romantic spot." A regal endorsement, indeed!
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You will find regal respite at Inverlochy Castle Hotel, managed by ICMI, set amidst Scotland's
foothills of Ben Nevis. Built in 1863, the castle was a private home for 100 years before being
converted to a celebrated country-house hotel. Your bedroom is one of 18; each has a unique
design, private bathroom and amenities including a flat-screen television and Bang & Olufsen
sound system. Outdoor activities include fishing for wild brown trout and hunting grouse or
stags. Dine at Albert and Michel Roux Jr at Inverlochy Castle for an experience to savor, with
the legendary father and son offering the finest dishes, using local produce.
Distance from Glasgow Airport (GLA): 100 miles/161 km
Size: 18 rooms Room Style: Classic Vibe: Sophisticated
GLA SGOW, SCOTLA N D
N E I G H B O R H O O D High Blantyre
The spectacular castle features nine period-rich and beautifully bedecked bedrooms, including a four-story tower. A traditional Gate Lodge sits at the front of the estate featuring luxury
amenities for a truly relaxing stay. A restaurant overseen by legendary chefs Albert and Michel
Roux Jr promises to tantalize your taste buds. Opulent public rooms, including a ceremony
room and grand ballroom, make Crossbasket Castle the perfect location for intimate or grand
events. Outside, there are fishing, golfing and historic sites. This is the quintessential Scottish
country getaway, with Glasgow's art nearby and culture on the doorstep.
Afternoon tea for two with a glass of
champagne or a picnic basket with wine, once
There is rumour that during the 1960s, Mrs.
Eleanor Roosevelt visited Scotland and stayed
as a guest at Crossbasket Castle. The grand
ballroom is named the Roosevelt Ballroom in
Distance from Glasgow Airport (GLA): 22 miles/35 km
Size: 10 rooms Room Style: Classic Vibe: Sophisticated