The Edinburgh Residence

The Chester Residence in Edinburgh recognised by GQ Magazine in their 2018 Top UK Hotels Listings

The Edinburgh Residence - Luxury Apartments ScotlandThe Chester Residence in Edinburgh is recognised by GQ Magazine in their 2018 Top UK Hotels Listings

The prestigeous Chester Residence in Edinburgh;s West End has made it into GQ magazine’s top 33 hotels for 2018 – despite not being a hotel. The Chester Residence, which has 23 luxury apartments, each of which take up an entire floor of their five traditional Georgian townhouses, has been listed alongside hotels such as Claridges as one of the 33 top UK hotels.

The Edinburgh property is quite unique. Unlike the majority of bedrooms in the other 32 UK hotels, each of The Chester Residence’s apartments has an expansive living room, separate bedrooms mostly with spacious en suites and fully fitted kitchens.

GQ Magazine is quoted as saying The Chester Residence: “is the pride of Edinburgh’s West End. It ups the accommodation ante with 23 luxurious Georgian townhouse apartments that combine the privacy and comfort of home (if you happen to be an affluent interior designer) with the service of a five-star hotel.”

The Owners’ Residence mews apartment is praised with “The vast VIP suite is borderline bonkers, singing a low-lit hymn to hedonism with its eight-seat Jacuzzi, bespoke Louis Vuitton furnishings and a private cinema room.”

But it is perhaps the first-floor grand apartments which “stole GQ’s heart”; described as having “parish-church proportions, remote-controlled fireplace and sweeping 12ft sash windows” and offering “a rare line in state-of-the-art cosiness, and a luxury missing from most city hotel rooms: space.”

GQ suggests that other hotels have “some catching up to do” to achieve the levels of luxury delivered by The Chester Residence.

The Chester Residence is in good company on the GQ list. Other properties include Claridges in central London once cited by actor Spencer Tracy as the place he’d rather go to than Heaven, The Mandrake in Fitzrovia described in the feature as ‘hedonistic’, Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville’s Hotel Football in Manchester and Regency-detailed The Lanesborough.

Graham Wood, owner of The Chester Residence says of the accolade, “At The Chester Residence our guests have the luxury of space and privacy in the west end of Edinburgh only a short walk from the centre of the city. It’s gratifying that our offering ranks alongside such iconic names in the hospitality sector as Claridges, Cliveden and The Lanesborough as well as the newer edgy entrants like The Mondrian and Soho Farmhouse.”

Over the next few months, guests at The Edinburgh residencde can indulge in a Spring Fling break at The Chester Residence in Edinburgh during March and April for two nights in a deluxe apartment with a continental breakfast delivered to their door and a gin cocktail from £85 per night in a one-bedroom apartment from, £275 per night in a two-bedroom apartment or from £305 per night in a two- bedroom mews apartment.

For more details:

More about The Chester Residence can be found here

The full run down of GQ’s top 33 hotels in the UK can be found here:

For bookings and enquiries call 0131 226 2075 or email:


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The Edinburgh Residence - Luxury Apartments Scotland

The Edinburgh Residence - Luxury Apartments Scotland================================

Lynton Parmar-Hemsley

Art Demonstration & Lunch with LYNTON PARMAR-HEMSLEY (Sky Arts Portrait Artist) at Lochgreen House Hotel & Spa

Lynton Parmar-Hemsley

Art Demonstration and Lunch with Sky Arts Portrait of the Year Contestant, Lynton Parmar-Hemsley

On Thursday 17th May from 10am, Lochgree House Hotel is hosting an Art Demonstration and Lunch with Sky Arts Portrait of the Year Contestant, Lynton Parmar-Hemsley. Whether you’re a keen amateur or budding professional, don’t miss this unique opportunity to observe a live portrait demonstration by Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year contestant, Lynton Parmar-Hemsley.

Costing just £35 per person, your date will include the following:

  • Arrive at Lochgreen House Hotel & Spa at 10am for morning coffee and shortbread.
  • Art Demonstration 10.30am -12.30pm
  • Followed by an exquisite two course lunch, glass of wine, coffee and petit fours.

Price: £35 per person

Places are limited so please book early for this very popular event to avoid disappointment.

Call 01292 313343 to make your booking.

Our special Bed & Breakfast rate of £120 for two, based on two sharing is available when buying two tickets.

For more details see:

EDITOR’S NOTE: With a spectacular coastal backdrop Lochgreen House Hotel & Spa sits within 30 acres of secluded landscaped gardens. Ths is the perfect location from which to explore south West Scotland and Ayrshire’s stunning coast line.

The hotel has 32 spacious guestrooms decorated with luxurious and stylish traditional furnishings. Our award winning restaurant and flexible dining options are a gastronomic pleasure serving fresh, innovative and delicious dishes using the best of local Scottish produce. Our contemporary and indulgent Lochgreen Spa offers the perfect place for pampering and relaxation.

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Dinner, B&B plus 10% Spa Discounts from Lochgreen House Hotel & Spa

Lochgreen Hotel & Spa Exclusive – Fine Dining Dinner Bed and Breakfast with 10% Spa discount

During the month of May, Lochgreen House Hotel & Spa are offering a special Fine Dining, Dinner, Bed and Breakfast Break together with a 10% discount on Spa treatments at our beautiful Lochgreen Spa Suites. Prices from £235 per room per night. This special treat is offered only for the month of May 2018 and is available from Sunday to Thursday each week.

Start your visit to Lochgreen House Hotel & Spa with a glorious, pampering spa treatment in the beautiful Lochgreen Spa Suites. The suites include a double suite with Jacuzzi to enjoy with that special person. Relax and take in the spectacular views across the Royal Troon Golf Course towards to the Island of Arran. After an afternoon of relaxation enjoy drinks and canapes in our Study or Lounge followed by an exquisite four course dining experience in our beautiful Kintyre Restaurant. Following dinner you might choose to indulge in a nightcap from our Malt Room or live it up with a Costley Concept Cocktail!

Wake up the next morning refreshed and recharged. Enjoy a perfectly cooked full Scottish breakfast while overlooking the gardens in our Brodick Restaurant. And if you are just too relaxed, why not have breakfast in bed with room service!

Dinner, bed and breakfast is available from £235 per night for two people sharing.

Upgrades to Premier rooms or Friday and Saturday nights are available at additional charge.

A full range of spa treatments can be booked through our Spa reception on 01292 314214 and are subject to availability

Details of Lochgreen Spa Offers and Treatments:

Contact Person / Phone / Email Call 01292 313343 to book or email

More info

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Editor’s Notes:

Lochgreen House Hotel’s Spa Treatment Suites were opened in 2017.

These beautifully appointed Spa suites are a luxurious sanctuary away from everyday cares and worries. Lochgreen House Spa embraces a fully personalised approach and uses only the finest products by Matis, Thalgo, Mii and Jessica, providing excellent results for every skin type. All products utilize the most nourishing, natural ingredients nature has to offer. With peaceful and stunning views over the Ayrshire coastline and Royal Troon Golf Club,  the region’s newest luxury Spa treatment Suites are an oasis of relaxation and indulgence.








Glenapp Castle Hotel

Enjoy 3 nights for the price of 2 at Glenapp Castle – May Holiday Offer

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Enjoy 3 nights for price of 2 at Glenapp Castle during the May Holiday!

Glenapp Castle has a well deserved reputation for wonderful May holiday break. As well as stunning accommodation and sumptuous dining options, guests can enjoy mountain biking on the estate, adventure walks and wildlife spotting in the Glenapp woods and glen, a game of tennis, croquet or boules, all within a few minutes of your luxury accommodation at Glenapp Castle. At Glenapp Castle we have something for the whole family.

Included in your 3-for-2 night stay will be:

  • Luxury accommodation in one of our magnificent bedrooms suites
  • Full table served, Scottish breakfast each morning
  • Six course gourmet dinner on first two evenings served in our award winning dining rooms
  • Full use of Glenapp Estate activities including mountain biking, wildlife and adventure walks, tennis, croquet, boules and movies
  • Third night bed and breakfast with our compliments – subject to Terms & Conditions**

A variety of different room types are available at Glenapp including a range of family interconnecting rooms, sofa beds and cots.

Three-course and six-course gourmet dinners are served in our award winning restaurant. A special children’s menu and children dining times are also available.

Priced from £500.00 per room per night

**Terms & Conditions:
Offer available between Friday 4th May 2018 and Sunday 6th May 2018.
Also available between Friday 25th May 2018 and Sunday 27th May 2018.
Full prepayment will be taken at the time of booking.
Offer subject to availability. Not available in conjunction with any other promotion.
Dinner must be taken at the castle on the third complimentary night.

To make a booking, please contact us via email or telephone: | +44 (0)1465 831212


Further details online at:


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There are seventeen guest rooms at Glenapp Castle. All of these rooms are individually designed and lavishly furnished and equipped to the same high standard. They are priced according to their location in the building, their views and their floor area. Many of our rooms have superb sea views. The ground floor rooms are offer wonderful accommodation facing the garden and woodlands. The first and second floor rooms enjoy stunning a sea views.

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It’s here – Our 2018 Luxury Scotland Brochure Luxury Scotland Newsletter – April 2018


Let this be your gateway to the very best of Scottish Luxury & Boutique Hotels. With 33 of Scotland’s finest properties including six of the world’s finest golf venues, Luxury Scotland can inspire, excite and offer new experiences and destinations.

Inside the Luxury Scotland Brochure you will discover three new articles including a Journey of Discovery in Argyll on Scotland’s West Coast, a Gourmet Food Tour around the North East of Scotland…. and the Ultimate Scottish Road Trip.

So sit back and explore – historic castles, city centre luxury apartments, secluded island getaways, the ultimate Scottish wedding venues and perfect exclusive use properties.


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Discover a world of stunning landscapes, outstanding cuisine, famous distilleries and some of the very best of Scotland’s luxury and boutique hotels.



Join us as we dine out on Scottish seafood, venison, Scotch beef and discover the artisan producers and suppliers of this glorious region.



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To help get you started on planning a short break in Scotland we have several special promotions from our member hotels including…



Enjoy the Early ‘Summer’ BIrd offers from Airds Hotel on the shore of Loch Linnhe – 3 night exclusive.



Savour these latest offers from Michelin starred Edinburgh City restaurant 21212 (Restaurant with Rooms)



Revitalise Mind & Body with these exclusive offers from Edinburgh’s famous Urban Spa.



Visit the stunning Glenapp Castle on Scotland’s south east coast.



Choose from a choice of Spa Treatments and a light lunch or Afternoon Tea at the 5 star Lochgreen House Hotel Spa Suites.



Sensational exclusive use offer from one of Scotland’s most sought after historic castle wedding venues.



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“Simply Spring” Luxury Spa offer from Five-Star Lochgreen House Hotel

Lochgreen House Hotel is offering a ‘SIMPLY SPRING’ luxury spa package during April and May 2018.

Simply Spring Package at Lochgreen Spa

Refresh your skin this Spring with the choice of two of the following 25-minute treatments:

Full Body Exfoliation, Express Facial, Shoulder, Neck & Scalp Massage or Back, Neck & Shoulder Massage.
Plus enjoy a Two Course Light Lunch or Afternoon Tea pre or post treatment.

£79 per person
£10 Weekend Supplement applies Saturday/Sunday

Offer valid until 31st May – Subject to Availability

Call Lochgreen Hotel & Spa on 01292 313343 or 01292 314214 to book

Make time to enjoy soothing massages, signature facials, manicures, pedicures, hair and make up services and bespoke therapeutic beauty treatments in the newly opened state of the art Spa Suites. Surround yourself with the serenity of the relaxation lounge and calming treatment rooms.


Editor’s Notes:

Lochgreen House Hotel’s Spa Treatment Suites were opened in 2017.

These beautifully appointed Spa suites are a luxurious sanctuary away from everyday cares and worries. Lochgreen House Spa embraces a fully personalised approach and uses only the finest products by Matis, Thalgo, Mii and Jessica, providing excellent results for every skin type. All products utilize the most nourishing, natural ingredients nature has to offer. With peaceful and stunning views over the Ayrshire coastline and Royal Troon Golf Club,  the region’s newest luxury Spa treatment Suites are an oasis of relaxation and indulgence.





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Spring Offers & Art Exhibitions at the Crinan Hotel on the shores of Loch Crinan

Latest News & Offers from Crinan Hotel

Spring flowers are in full bloom all around the village at Crinan. Here on the edge of Argyll, sheltered by the mountains, we have only had a little snow recently – just enough to add an attractive dusting to the surrounding hills.  It’s all very picturesque,  traffic is flowing freely and Crinan is open for business!

Visit the Crinan Hotel website to find details of our Special Offers including our “3 Nights for the Price of 2” offer and our special last minute rates.

MV Sgarbh is back!

Crinan Hotel’s motor launch MV Sgarbh is back on her mooring after a winter break.  Sgarbh is now ready to take guests for trips out to the islands and more.
You can find out more about the boat and the trips on offer on this page on Crinan Hotel’s website:

And the local fishermen are bringing in plenty of fantastic local jumbo prawns which are landed less than 100 yards from our kitchens daily – minimum food miles and maximum freshness!  The picture shows Crinan based Golden West passing Sgarbh and approaching the quay at Crinan.  Our chefs have been dreaming up new ways to offer some of the local produce – you must try our new “Fruits de Mer” Seafood sharing platter for 2.  You can see sample menus here:   The Hotel’s coffee shop is also now open for the new season.

Art at the Crinan Hotel – “By the Open Sea” – Caroline Hunter

Our first art exhibition for 2018 has now opened in Crinan Hotel’s famous Art Gallery Bar. 
Entitled  “By the Open Sea”, the exhibition is a collection of  seascape paintings by well-known Argyll based artist Caroline Hunter.

Exhibition open from 30th March until Monday 30th April

Private View on Friday 6th April

Contact the Hotel on 01546 830261 if you would like an invitation to the Private View on Friday 6th April

  You can also see the pictures from Friday 30th March to Monday 30th April any time during Crinan Hotel’s opening hours .

We look forward to welcoming you to Crinan – come and see us soon!

Website:  Telephone: 01546 830261  E-mail:

Complimentary last night at Kinloch Lodge Hotel when staying for a minimum of 3 nights

During the month of April, guests staying at the multi-award winning Kinloch Lodge Hotel in the Isle of Skye will have their last night completely free, when they book for three-nights (or longer) dinner B&B. That’s a saving a minimum of £95pp!

Guests will also receive 10% discount on Kinloch’s Wilderness Experiences.

There are a few tempting options you can choose from:

Kinloch Lodge Hotel – a Romantic Experience
For diehard romantics, we’ve put together a special package of seductive treats. Come and stay with us for two nights and choose between a full body signature Kinloch massage or a whisky tasting at Talisker distillery. We’ll bring oysters, champagne and chocolate-dipped strawberries to your room. Dine with us both nights, enjoying Marcello’s signature tasting menu one night. Prices start from £799 per couple for the whole package.



Gastronomic Tour
At, and beyond Kinloch Lodge Hotel, there’s a wealth of fantastic food to be found on Skye and we are keen to spread the word. Created just for our guests, this two-night getaway is a fast track to the island’s best food hotspots. The package incorporates Marcello Tully’s unique Express Cookery Workshop along with a self-guided gourmet tour of the island.

What’s included…

  • Day one

Arrival, welcome glass of fizz

Marcello Tully’s Express Cookery Class: Welcome from Marcello, learn how to make Kinloch’s famous scones, enjoy them with your afternoon tea while chatting to fellow guests and Marcello

Kinloch’s five-course dinner in the dining room

  • Day two


Self-guided Island Gastronomic Tour following Kinloch’s Island Gourmet Map – the best way to meet a selection of local producers, artisans and sample the best island cafes. Simply follow Kinloch’s Gourmet Map to get to the heart of the islands best food.

Kinloch’s seven course tasting menu at Marcello’s table with wine flight.

Package price from £499* per person (based on two sharing a double or twin standard sea view room). Subject to availability and only when booked in advance.


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Bedroom Cancellation Policy
Please note that for a one-night stay we require a deposit of £150 to guarantee the reservation, for stays of two nights or more, a deposit equivalent to a full night’s stay will be required. Any reservations made for the following year will have the deposits taken in early January. All deposits are non-refundable.

In the event of non-arrival, the full cost of the stay will be charged.

Reservations cancelled or amended within 14 days of the arrival date are liable to be charged the full cost of the stay. We advise that you take out travel insurance.


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For bookings please email the hotel directly on

Kinloch Lodge Hotel
Sleat, Isle of Skye
Scotland, IV43 8QY