Accommodation in Scotland

Written by Mag. Peter Csar Laird of Glencairn


Congratulations! You have chosen a really great destination for your holidays!

You can find B&Bs not only in almost every little village but also in very remote regions. There itīs particularlyrepparttar farm houses who are offering inexpensive but excellent accommodation. Just look for "B&B" signs onrepparttar 147567 road and I guarantee you you will have success. Before I bought 20 acres of Scotland I had visited this charming country many times and there was only one reason why I had to drive 3 hours to find a free room. It was onrepparttar 147568 first Saturday in September andrepparttar 147569 evening afterrepparttar 147570 famous Braemar Gathering ...

Beside this I really NEVER had any problems but if you travel in July or August I nevertheless give yourepparttar 147571 good advise to look for a B&B in time (from 3 or 4 pm).

If you really cannot find a B&B you donīt have to worry. There are enough other accommodations likerepparttar 147572 more expensive hotels, a lot of cottages and youth hostels andrepparttar 147573 numerous well-equipped camping places. Moreoverrepparttar 147574 141 tourist offices throughtout Scotland will certainly try to find a suitable accommodation.

5 Ways to Choose Your Hotel

Written by Erica Johnson


You are planning a holiday abroad for your family, and want everyone to have a good time. You surfrepparttar internet for hotel descriptions, but fromrepparttar 147498 pictures that you see and what you read, all hotels project a perfect image of themselves. How can you tell which ones are better? You have never been there and know no one at your destination. Atrepparttar 147499 same time, you donít want a hotel room that will bust your budget. How do you choose?

Check Independent Hotel Ratings Well,repparttar 147500 first step you can take is to visit hotel search engines for guest ratings for hotels represented byrepparttar 147501 search engines. In addition to pre-negotiated rates with individual hotels, most agents ask for ratings and comments from previous guests. Reading their comments will give you a fair idea on what to expect fromrepparttar 147502 hotels located in your destination. Be sure to read a few comments in order to get a fair overview. Certain incidences described may only be rare occurrences that may already have been corrected.

Hotel Chains and Facilities Are they part of an international hotel chain? Most international chains have stringent standards that are adhered to as well as a standard theme across all chains. They may have similar facilities (health clubs, spas, business centers, etc) which are important to maintainrepparttar 147503 hotelís high standards. Other things you can look out for include concierge, shuttle services torepparttar 147504 city, airport transfers as well as good laundry services.

Location Perhaps one ofrepparttar 147505 most critical things when selecting a hotel is its location. Hotels that are near to shopping areas, train stations orrepparttar 147506 city center charge higher rates as compared to those located elsewhere. Analyze a map ofrepparttar 147507 area before you book to determinerepparttar 147508 nearest shopping areas or access to trains which will give you much convenience in moving around. Also, check withrepparttar 147509 hotel if they have any large tour groups coming in atrepparttar 147510 same time. Hotels charge higher rates during high occupancy periods and do not haverepparttar 147511 flexibility of late check-outs. These are important aspects which, if overlooked, may affect your tour schedule as well as your impression ofrepparttar 147512 hotelís level of hospitality.

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