Dundee, in Scotland, has the distinction of being the hottest city in the country. Taking Scotland’s climate into view, let us just say that it is the sunniest! Dundee has everything to offer when it comes to being a holiday destination to those seeking retreat into the times gone by. It has art, culture, interesting architecture and serene routes to take you all around. From historic ships to science, you will find everything here.
Stay should not be a concern that you carry along on your visit to this city in Scotland. For your consideration (and peace of mind), below is a list of the best hotels in Dundee. They rank blissfully high on all parameters that you might look for in a home away from home. You can pick the one that appeals to you the best.
- Hotel Indigo – Dundee
Lower Dens Mill, Dundee, DD4 6AD, United Kingdom
This one a particular favorite of couples; the central location yet the privacy that accompanies it, is what makes it one fine place for a romantic getaway. The rooms here, in addition to the essentials, are furnished with a desk and air conditioning. You will also find English and Irish cuisine here accompanied by a gluten-free option (for those watching what they eat). The Indigo is well connected with the nearest airport being just 4.5 km away. In this hotel, you will find yourself in the company of St. Paul’s Cathedral, which is only a 7-minute walk from the hotel.
- Apex City Quay Hotel & Spa
1 West Victoria Dock Road, Dundee, DD1 3JP, United Kingdom
With just a 5 min walk away from the city’s center, it is located in Quay part of Dundee. The Japanese-themed spa along with the pool is available for the use of guests free of charge. You can also choose to unwind at the famous St. Andrew’s Golf Course which is only a 20 min drive from the hotel. With an excellent coffee to wake you up in the morning and a heartfelt English cuisine, this is what you have been missing for so long! The rooms are of stylish décor and laden with luxurious toiletries. The reception speaks many languages and you are not going to have any trouble communicating.
- Staybridge Suites
Lower Dens Mill, Dundee, DD4 6AD, United Kingdom
For someone looking for a genuine city experience, this should be the place to stay. It has not only the makings of an affordable luxury stay but is also located near popular public places. From shopping malls to public libraries, you have your evenings covered. The mornings are appetizing with the complete Continental experience at the dining table. The rooms are accompanied by a small kitchen built into them with all amenities should you feel like cooking something on your own. The reception is open 24/7 for your convenience.
- Taypark House
484 Perth Road, Dundee, DD2 1LR, United Kingdom
Overlooking a river and a beautiful garden, Taypark House is your ideal spot for finding peace of mind. You will be accommodated in either of the views available with rooms (the river or the garden view). With its vintage charm and the old world appeal, the terrace of this hotel is one of the most beautiful places to spend your nights at. The rooms are up-to-date with the latest luxuries and modern amenities. The hotel also offers outdoor activities like hiking, skiing and golfing. Guests will also have access to a lounge bar that is open till late at night.
- Old Course Hotel St. Andrews
Old Station Rd, St Andrews, KY16 9SP, United Kingdom
At a 20 min drive from Dundee, the Old Course Hotel is what comes to mind when you hear ‘character’. But don’t let that misguide you; with refurbished rooms, the Old Course Hotel has so much more to offer than just character. All modern amenities are provided and you don’t feel like missing out on anything. And the food at this place! With Road Hole Restaurant and over 200 whiskeys to offer, the traditional pub and bar is no longer ‘old’ but contemporary. For those willing to travel, you have the North Sea and the rugged Scottish coastline nearby.
- Balmuirfield House
Harestane Road, Dundee, City of Dundee, DD3 0NU
This beautiful villa of Victorian time has been transformed into a modern-day 4-star stay that offers Scottish and French architectural experience. The rooms have been re-thought to accommodate modern facilities. The breakfast is featured around a table that overlooks the garden and offers a countryside feeling. The nearby golf course is also an excellent place to unwind. Scottish cuisine is just finger-licking good here! All in all, it is an ideal place for those who are looking to have a romantic getaway.
- The Newport Hotel
1 High Street, Newport-on-Tay, Fife, Scotland, DD6 8AB
With four individual rooms themed differently, the hotel gives you plenty of options when it comes to choosing the type of experience that you would like to have during your stay. The rooms are Canadian, Scottish, French and Nordic-themed, each coming with their own advantages. The food on your table will be provided by the Masterchef winner owner of this hotel. And not just that, you also get to enjoy malt whiskeys and beers of the finest quality. Choose the riverside view if you want the morning sun to wake you up each morning.
- Malmaison Dundee
44 Whitehall Crescent, Dundee DD1 4AY, United Kingdom
Malmaison arrived in Dundee at quite an early time, and the essence can still be felt within its walls. From quilted lifts to wrought iron filigree of black wallpaper with silver stars along its stairways, extravagance can be seen at every stop inside. The staff here is charming and you would want to take home everything you taste, such as the delicious Continental menu. The rooms, they inspire comfort and calm and are furnished with high-quality furnishings and spacious bathrooms. You get value for your money here; a week’s worth of stay will not only be economical but also highly enjoyable.
- The Hideaway Experience Dundee
Auchterhouse, Dundee, Scotland, DD3 0RA, United Kingdom
Staying true to its name, the hotel provides seclusion for its residents while being centrally located. An ideal place to stay for young love birds, it offers the perfect love shack feeling that you might be searching for. From an open outdoor bed to private baths, there is no slighting of privacy. With delicious English cuisine to appease your hunger, you would want to come back to this place at the end of every day. Every shack is equipped with modern amenities and yet retains its individual charm. This is the place if you really want to get off the grid.
- DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
Kingsway West, Dundee, Scotland, DD2 5JT, United Kingdom
Don’t let the Hilton tag take you off course here, although it is a part of the Hilton chain, it retains its original Scottish heritage and excels in offering what you can call, an atmosphere of laidback luxury. Constructed in around 1870, it retains the old-world aura that is so common when you think about Scottish heritage. It is close to the Dundee Science Center and offers recreational activities too. You will get to enjoy Scottish and English cuisine, available round the clock. Scottish flair is noticeable in each of its rooms. All the rooms are painted in pleasant color schemes and are appointed with comfy beds, branded toiletries, spacious bathrooms, and plush fabrics.
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