Thursday, 23 June 2011 12:00 AM
Having a short trip in Scotland is many people's idea of a perfect break as there is lots to see and relaxing activities to take part in north of the border. And if you're looking for a luxurious place to stay, Prestonfield Hotel in Edinburgh may be just what you want.
Edinburgh is a great location for holidaymakers whether you're into history, art or shopping as there are museums, galleries and boutiques on every street corner.
But if you're in the mood for a romantic getaway where you can be spoiled rotten then you might want to head to the Prestonfield Hotel.
Situated in the centre of the city, this is a perfect stop for people who want close access to all of Edinburgh's nightlife, sights and restaurants.
The 17th century building was built to be the home of Lord Provost and retains its original features and old charm.
It has a truly opulent layout with lavish furnishings, ornate oak ceilings and chandeliers in most rooms, so you can really feel like royalty when staying here.
This decadent hotel will give you a taste of what living the high-life meant in 1687, while you can enjoy its modern features including plasma-screen TVs and Wi-Fi access.
A stay at Prestonfield is sure to make you feel incredibly special with its lavish furnishings and affluent atmosphere.
Other Edinburgh hotels that are great for special holidays include the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa.
Here, you can enjoy views of the beautiful Edinburgh skyline and its brilliant location, set in the heart of the city.
As well as its luxurious rooms and suites, you might want to pop to the hotel's spa where you can unwind.
You may wish to sit in the Thermal Suite or experience a Hamman, or you might even choose to have a spa treatment to soothe your aches and pains and let your troubles melt away.
Another hotel that you could consider is The Glasshouse - a boutique hotel that combines modern facilities within its 18th century facade.
Visitors may sit in its roof garden for an unparalleled vista of Edinburgh, enjoy the comfort of your lavish room and wake up in the morning to a delicious traditional Scottish breakfast during a stay here.
If you want a luxurious holiday without going abroad, then you might find that hotels in Edinburgh have everything you've been looking for.