Who doesn’t enjoy short breaks away in the UK? The UK has some of the coolest and unique hotels in the world. Whether you’re looking for hotels in Loch Lomond in Scotland or in the likes of the leafy Lake District you’re bound to find a hotel that ticks all the boxes. Having hotels in great locations, visitors get to enjoy the full experience; an amazing boutique hotel in a picture postcard location.
The hotels we’ve chosen here will make you want to book a UK staycation right now. Although booking a trip to sunnier climbs might be what we’re used to; exploring the UK is something we should all be doing now and again.
Let’s find out some of the most unique and cool hotels in the UK:
Must visit hotels in Scotland
Lodge on Loch Lomond – rustic hotels in Loch Lomond
The Lodge on Loch Lomond is an impressive lodge hotel located not far from the large city of Glasgow. Situated on the west shore of Loch Lomond, at the beautiful village of Luss; visitors can enjoy top of the range service in a modern scenic hotel. This hotel in itself is great with balcony views of the Loch Lomond beachfront where you can immerse your soul in the scenery of the Highlands; but its more than just that. If guests upgrade to one of the Deluxe Corbett Suites there are 2-person private saunas (perfect for sweating out the hangover). Also, the private balcony views of Loch Lomond are the perfect Instagram moment. Visitors can enjoy a glass of prosecco while enjoying the ever-changing Loch Lomond skyline.
The Colquhoun’s Restaurant is another place to experience authentic Scottish cuisine. The 2 AA Rosettes for culinary excellence pays tribute to the excellent Scottish produce on offer here to hotel guests.
The hotel is the perfect place to explore Loch Lomond and the rest of the Scottish Highlands. From walks and strolls along the beach to nearby Luss. Here you can enjoy authentic quaint cottages, gardens and a lovely “tea room” café called the Coach House. The Lodge on Loch Lomond offers splendid service, amazing room options and an outdoor Scottish experience like no other. Added to this, you can find lots of Lodge on the loch deals online so what’s stopping you? Experience a true Scottish hotel today.
The Witchery Hotel in Edinburgh
When guests are in the picturesque Scottish capital and looking for luxury hotels in Edinburgh then they should check out the Witchery Hotel that’s located on the Royal Mile next to the wonders of Edinburgh Castle. The hotel describes itself in its name. It has a gothic feel about it; taking you back to the baroque period of centuries ago. Guests will feel very upmarket in the suites and rooms on offer at the Witchery. The 4 poster beds and charm really make this a must visit Edinburgh hotel. For dining; visitors should head to the onsite restaurant of the Secret Garden. With great service and even better surroundings. Short breaks in Edinburgh are more memorable when staying at the Witchery.
Other must visit boutique UK hotels
Blakes in Kensington – Luxury hotels in London
One of the most well known and traditional boutique hotels in London is Blakes. On a leafy street in Kensington you’ll be forgiven if you don’t see it. The discreet building has 41 unique and splendid rooms to choose from. Guests can experience a dark mysterious vibe in some of the super chic rooms while others are lighter and whiter. It comes down to your own personal design taste on what guests prefer. Spend time in the cocktail bar after dinner to really enjoy everything that Blakes of London has to offer. A wonderful hotel in an upmarket part of town.
The Franklin hotel in the super cool Knightsbridge – London
Another hotel hidden away is the Franklin situated in the bright lights of London. This unique accommodation is a converted townhouse (x2). The hotel feels more like a home than a hotel and this is its unique selling point. The 35 rooms and suites offer guests diverse options of living quarters with the monochrome colour scheme and its mirrored surfaces. The food has an Italian theme so grab all the pizza and Italian beer you could want. The décor is inventive and inviting in the bar. There is an onsite gym for those looking to keep up with their fitness routine while exploring a new city.
The Forest Side – boutique hotels in the Lake District
Weekends in the Lake District are memorable at the Forest Side, a gothic mansion situated right bang in the middle of the scenic Lake District. Surrounded by over 40 acres of beautiful gardens and parkland that are perfect for exploring and getting away from it all. The interior is very much modern with the décor plush and charming. The restaurant is a must also. Michelin starred shows guests they are dining in a prime location at this boutique hotel. Mini breaks in the Lake District are wonderful when staying at The Forest Side.
The Royal Hotel – beachside hotels in Kent
Looking for beachside hotel break? Head to the Royal Hotel in the district of Deal in Kent. The hotel is next to a golden sandy beach and the blue ocean. The décor is chic and hasn’t changed much in the years that it’s been around. Many important figures have stayed here in its history which add to the charm. The floor might creek a little but the rooms have been refurbed and are modern, airy and inviting. Paying tribute to its Naval roots, the restaurant is old school with Naval memorabilia.
Short breaks in the UK
These are just some of the great hotels and accommodations the UK offers. No matter the type of break you’re looking for, these hotels offer so much for every kind of visitor. Enjoy short breaks in the UK this year at these fantastic boutique hotels.