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WINNER SELECT * FROM ( SELECT * FROM v2_Hotels LEFT JOIN v2_Winners ON ( hotel_id = winner_hotel AND winner_year = 2019 ) LEFT JOIN v2_Images ON hotel_id = img_hotel WHERE hotel_member = 'Yes' ORDER BY FIELD(winner_category, 'Scottish Hotel of the Year') DESC, FIELD(winner_awarded,'Scottish Hotel of the Year','National Winner','Regional Winner','Class Winner') ASC, hotel_name ASC, img_sort ASC ) as xxx WHERE winner_year = 2019 AND ( winner_awarded = 'National Winner' OR winner_awarded = 'Scottish Hotel of the Year' ) GROUP BY hotel_id ORDER BY FIELD(winner_category, 'Scottish Hotel of the Year') DESC, winner_category ASC, hotel_name ASC
  • Boutique Hotel of the Year
    Nira Caledonia
  • Yes
    Douneside House
  • Yes
    Links House at Royal Dornoch
  • Yes
    The Townhead Hotel
  • Yes
    Toravaig House Hotel
  • Boutique Hotel of the Year

    ‘Deluxe’ is the key word here: we’re looking for a design-led hotel employing striking / original colours, fabrics and / or finishes and furnishings with an underlying quality and lasting appeal and sense of cool, rather than faddishness. A boutique hotel is cleverly fashionable with a strong first impression; good lighting is a must; details contributing to the winning boutique mood include staff outfits, music and art / objet d’art / wit. Smart bedroom details should include premium toiletries, high quality beds and finishing touches such as fresh flowers and top-notch hospitality trays. In sum, a justification for a premium price must be plain. High quality F&B is important but not at the core of this category, which is more about public areas and rooms.

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    2019 Winner

    Nira Caledonia

    In the heart of Edinburgh's New Town are two grand adjoining Georgian town houses on Gloucester Place, beautifully re-designed to create the Nira Caledonia Hotel and Blackwood's Bar and Gri... read more