Budget hotels have their place when you are travelling but do not want to pay a lot of money. However, there comes a time in life when you should throw caution to the wind, book into a luxury hotel and enjoy the finer things in life. If you do not mind adding some extra coins to the amount you want to spend on a hotel in Edinburgh, some of the places you should consider are as follows.

Balmolar Hotel

Did you know that JK Rowlings did the final writing of her book Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows at this magnificent hotel? One of the things that stand out at Balmolar hotel is their Michelin star restaurant, their extremely luxurious rooms and the fact that the clock above the hotel is always deliberately set three minutes ahead so that the passengers are not late for their trains.

Prestonfield House

This hotel is the real definition of extravagance. The carpets are made of leopard skins, oil paintings on the wall and a general ambience that speaks of nothing but affluence. It sits in 20 acres of land, and this gives it a feel of being in a country estate. Most people who review the Prestonfield house say they like the serene environment and the quietness that is ideal for someone who is looking for a place to unwind.

The Scotsman Hotel

This hotel was formerly the building where the Scotland National Newspaper was produced. It is located in an Edwardian building that embodies modernity. Right from the look of the building to the views you get when you check into the hotel, the Scotsman hotel has what it takes to enjoy a cosy holiday. If you want to have the ultimate experience, you should book the penthouse. They also have a sauna and a brilliant view of the castle from the terrace.