15 Holiday Homes in Scotland to Amplify Your Scottish Vacation!

Whether it is the miscellaneous array of festivals in Edinburgh, the supremely picturesque Highlands or simply a culture that does not cease to delight onlookers, Scotland draws visitors all through the year. If there was one thing that heightens a Scottish experience it is the holiday homes in Scotland. Unique in their own ways and scattered all across the country, these accommodations offer a great blend of comfort, style and a feeling of amazement the minute you step in. We present to you a diverse list of the best places to stay in Scotland. From caravans, 18th century built houses to chic apartments, choose your pick! 

Holiday Homes in Edinburgh

1. Sunny flat in Haymarket

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If you are looking for a modern accommodation in the heart of Edinburgh, this property is perfect. Offering a good blend of amenities, you can enjoy a comfortable stay here. What makes this a better choice is its location dotted by numerous cuisine restaurants, supermarkets, the beautiful Dalry swim centre if you should fancy a swim and some of the best attractions of Edinburgh. If you are an art lover or an avid reader, you’ll love this place for the artwork and books features in here. 

Where? Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

What's coolest? A corner featuring shelves full of books 

What's free? Kitchen, Wireless Internet and Cable TV

What's the Check In? Anytime after 2PM

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2. Modern flat

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A very well furnished flat located with a convenient access to the city’s bustling hubs of Princes Street and Edinburgh City Centre, this AirBnB is a great choice. Attractions such as The Royal Residence at Holyrood Palace, Princes St. Playhouse, the Scottish Parliament and the Royal Mile lie at a 15-minute walk from the property. The studio flat offers a tranquil vibe with its location in a quiet, residential area. This place is spacious, more so if you are checking in as a couple or duet. See what to do if you have only 3 days in Edinburgh.

Where? Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom  

What's coolest? A location that aids walking to popular attractions of the city 

What's free? Elevator, parking on premises and Internet

What's the Check In? Anytime after 4PM

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3. Lovely Old Town Flat

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An incredibly taste-fully done flat, this AirBnB possesses a striking character with its minimalist, fresh, spacious and clean decor. If you are visiting the city for the famous festivals in Edinburgh, this is an apt place to stay given its proximity to all the locations of the festivals. What’s more? The property is fringed some quaint cafes, restaurants, and bars. But the garden in its backyard will charm you to not leave the house! Check out which festivals in Europe are worth planning a trip for.

Where? Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

What's coolest? Proximity to venues of several Edinburgh festivals 

What's free? Kitchen, Wireless Internet, Hair dryer and TV

What's the Check In? Anytime after 2PM

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Holiday Homes in Glasgow 

4. Perfectly central Merchant City apartment

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Staying true to its name, the Merchant City apartment enjoys the perks of a central location. If you are a theatre enthusiast, choosing this amongst the best places to stay in Glasgow can be ideal owing to the fact that it is close to popular theatres in the city like The Let Go Theatre Co and Tron Theatre. Additionally, Glasgow’s most famous attractions including Barrowlands, City Halls, and the Glasgow Green among others lie at a walking distance. Discover what to do in Glasgow in 2 Days.

Where? Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

What's coolest? The minimalist design of the apartment 

What's free? Internet, Wireless Internet and Kitchen

What's the Check In? 2PM - 9PM

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5. Entire home two level flat with mezzanine balcony

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There are plenty of vacation rentals in Scotland that boast of modern amenities making for a comfortable stay. But most of them fade in giving you an insight into the region’s glorious past. This AirBnb located near the stunning George Square, the Lighthouse, and the Glasgow Cathedral makes sure you wake up and sleep with an eyeful of the city’s bygone era. A very clean, breezy, spacious AirBnB perfect for everyone; families, couples, solo travels, pets and more. 

Where? Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

What's coolest? A location where you can rely on foot to explore Glasgow

What's free? Wireless Internet, Kitchen and Essentials

What's the Check In? Flexible

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6. Skyline Penthouse. Top Floor City Centre G2

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One of the most glamorous Scotland vacation homes, this AirBnB is perfect for those who seek a little dazzle wherever they go. Super stylish interiors featuring a white and grey theme, infused with some hi-tech amenities the property is one of the most sorted on this list. With its location on the top floor, you can admire the views of the city as and when you desire. A glass of champagne with the views of Glasgow, sounds like the perfect way to call it a day! Start planning your travel itinerary right now!!

Where? Glasgow City, Scotland, United Kingdom

What's coolest? Sweeping panoramas of the city 

What's free? Elevator, Parking on premises and Wireless Internet

What's the Check In? Anytime after 2PM 

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Holiday Homes in Skye

7.  Comfortable 2 bed caravan

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You are bound to think of gorgeous outdoors, a highway and a lovely adventure with co-travelers. But with the same comes the thought of cramped up beds and spaces that make you doubt a good night’s sleep. This AirBnB addresses both; the good and bad of staying in a caravan. Located just off the roads from Dunvegan and Portree, the caravan features a double bed along with two single beds. Perfect for a family or a group of friend of four, however, keep in mind that the host advises its unsuitability for kids below two years. 

Where? By Portree, Isle of Skye, United Kingdom

What's coolest? Staying in a fabulously comfortable and cozy version of the caravan 

What's free? Wireless Internet and Kitchen

What's the Check In? Anytime after 2PM

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8. Adaliene's Retreat

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If you are looking for holiday homes to rent as you explore Scotland particularly with your lover, the Adaliene’s Retreat can be a good choice. Tucked above a commercial outlet, this AirBnB can tend to get slightly noisey. However, it's very cozy interiors make up for any drawbacks. If you are traveling with a child or a third company, the host, Carol can make a foldaway bed arrangement for you. One of the best attractions of Portree, the Lump lies in walking distance of this property. 

Where? Portree, Scotland, United Kingdom

What's coolest? An unmissable, snug ambiance despite a potentially noisy location

What's free? Wireless Internet, Kitchen and Free parking on premises

What's the Check In? Anytime after 3PM

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9. Air leth Self Catering Apartment

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If you are seeking cottage rentals in Scotland near the Isle of Skye we suggest you even consider self-catering apartments. This AirBnb is one such choice that will make you feel better on not restricting to your cottage quest. You can enjoy views of the breathtaking outdoors including the top of The Storr, from every corner of this apartment. The garden is where you will find yourself spending most of your time. 

Where? Portree, Scotland, United Kingdom

What's coolest? Proximity to the gorgeous Isle of Skye

What's free? Wireless Internet and Kitchen

What's the Check In? Anytime after 4PM

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Holiday Homes in Loch Ness

10. The Bothy

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If you are visiting Inverness Shire by the motive of exploring its lovely landscapes, the Bothy AirBnB will do a lot of justice to your trip. Apart from the surreal adjoining scenery, this property also offers you the opportunity to get a glimpse of the indigenous wildlife here. The location is a little remote but some great restaurants, bars and cafes lie at a mere distance of 4 miles in Drumnadrochit. If you stay here, don’t miss out on checking one of the most popular attractions of Inverness Shire - The Nessie! 

Where? Drumnadrochit, Inverness-shire, United Kingdom  

What's coolest? A stay in the lap of nature

What's free? Parking on premises, Wireless Internet and Essentials 

What's the Check In? 4PM - 10PM

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11. Treetops a Bungalow

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If the thought of staying in a traditional Scottish house nestled in the quaint village of  Lewiston Drumnadrochit, appeals to you with then you’ve got to check out this property. Featuring a brilliant sun terrace, a mezzanine bedroom and restful interiors, a stay here beckons leisure and relaxation. The host, Sarah makes for a rewarding experience with her incredibly warm hospitality. She will even bake you something if you are lucky! The bungalow is apt for those who want to take a break from exploring the Highlands.

Where? Drumnadrochit , Highland, United Kingdom

What's coolest? A stay in a traditional Scottish house

What's free? Kitchen, Parking on premises, Wireless Internet and TV

What's the Check In? Anytime after 4PM

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12. The Wee Nook

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If you are looking for Scottish holiday cottages with a touch of chic to it, the Wee Nook is one AirBnB you must check out. Vibrant pink and blue coloured walls blend in a smooth melange of colour, while the furniture and artifacts add the touch of elegance. The contemporary colour scheme is perfect for those young at heart. Latest electronic gadget across the house will keep you entertained throughout your stay. A great place to stay for those who plan on exploring the Highlands. 

Where? Balnain, United Kingdom

What's coolest? Its chic and vibrant interiors 

What's free? Kitchen, Parking on premises, Wireless Internet and TV

What's the Check In? Anytime after 4PM

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13. 3 Stable Cottages

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In your quest to find the perfect villas in Scotland, you will certainly come across accommodation in stable cottages. These cottages with their villa proportions can be a great alternative. Featuring two bedrooms and a gorgeous garden in its front yard, this AirBnB is simply enticing. If you are traveling with kids or you yourself is a big fan of board games there are plenty in here to keep you entertained! The host, Bruce is said to be providing exceptional hospitality to guests.  

Where? Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom

What's coolest? A lovely front yard where you can enjoy some piping hot tea

What's free? Kitchen and Parking on premises

What's the Check In? Anytime after 3PM

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14. Highland Retreat in the City

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A central location and amenities that compete with five-star properties, the Highland Retreat in the City is a great choice for those looking at places to stay in Inverness. You can walk to several attractions in the vicinity. This AirBnB also serves as a great base to visit the Highlands. Despite a central location, the area around the retreat is blissfully peaceful. A perfect place for two to snug in here. 

Where? Inverness, United Kingdom 

What's coolest? An almost five-star experience 

What's free? Internet, Kitchen, Free parking on premises and Wireless Internet

What's the Check In? Flexible

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15. 2 Hedgefield Cottages

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Beautifully donning an old-world charm, this property is a structure built in the year 1880. What adds to the appeal of this gem is its proximity to some great local restaurants and bars, just a walk away. Those who have lived in here, have especially mentioned how comfortable the beds here are. So if you are a fan of super cozy beds, this place is a must check-out. The host Ken will assist you on everything to make for a cherishing, Scottish stay! 

Where? Highland, Scotland, United Kingdom

What's coolest? The fact that you are staying in a structure built in the 10th century

What's free? Kitchen, Parking on premises and Wireless Internet

What's the Check In? Anytime after 3PM

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Leaving you spoilt for choice, these holiday homes in Scotland ensure you a sojourn you will not want to come back from. So, if you haven’t booked yourself one yet, do it now!

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
SEEMA NANDE SEEMA NANDE

A deep-dyed Piscean, Seema is a dreamer. This extends to the fact that she is seldom in another world of her's or dreaming of the place she would rather be. A wild-child at heart and a keen observer otherwise, Seema's free-spirited psyche is eternally quenching for new experiences. There is no poison for her as restorative as Life, she is the one who will give you the cliched 'I-am-high-on-life', should you offer her a drink. She gets hungover on the feel of a new place, food and conversations with strangers! All this adding to the way she feels and writes!

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