Spooky stories, enchanted forests and haunted castles are not lacking in Scotland. From the alleged appearances of the Lake Ness monster, to the strange legends that spread through the streets and pubs of the Scottish capital, everything is a mystery. So much so that the city is reputed to be the most “haunted” in the world. And the many sinister movies that have used those scenes as a backdrop only fuel that fame. Harry Potter, one of the world’s best-known witches was born where? In Edinburgh. Will you face the Scottish bumps? Well, I guarantee it’s worth the saga. Scotland is beautiful and full of personality. Land of Whiskey, of men in kilts, of bagpipes.
Of course, for the experience to be noteworthy, the accommodation needs to be iconic. How about a hotel that has already been frequented by Sophia Loren and Elizabeth Taylor?
The Balmoral is a luxury hotel, by Rocco Forte Hotels, with 187 classic accommodations, in a historic building, of somber colors, stunning, that marks the horizon of Edinburgh for over a hundred years. It is famous for its excellent cuisine. The Number One restaurant has a Michelin star. The Brasserie Prince is more trendy and the popular afternoon tea is served at the Palm Court. In addition, at the Scotch Bar you can try more than 500 types of whiskeys. The face of Scotland.
But, the news is that the hotel has just received five stars from the renowned Forbes Travel Guide. It is the first hotel in Scotland to receive this award. A super honor that ranks the most luxurious properties in the world. The interesting thing is that inspectors stay anonymously for two nights, at least, to evaluate more than 900 items with an emphasis on the service standard to help travelers in their choices around the world. Isn’t that cool?
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