The Parklands Hotel is a lovely, family run 4 star hotel only five minutes stroll from the centre of Perth with lovely views over the South Inch Park to Kinnoull Hill.
There are 15 twin or double bedded en-suite bedrooms (standard and superior sizes). Each bedroom has touches of the traditional and modern world such as flat screen freesat television, DVD player and CD stereo, direct dial telephone, hair dryer plus tea and coffee making facilities. Superior rooms are larger than standard rooms and are front facing with views of the gardens and the park. One of the superior rooms has a Jacuzzi bath. There are 4 bedrooms located on the ground floor. Throughout the hotel there is free wireless broadband.
There is a comfortable lounge and the garden & terrace areas have seating so you can enjoy a drink or meal outside during sunny days. The hotel has a fine dining Acanthus Restaurant and the more informal No. 1 the Bank Bistro, both of which offer a wide selection of dishes.
There are several castles you can visit including Blair Castle, Glamis Castle, Huntingtower Castle (a well preserved medieval castle), Menzies Castle and Scone Palace. Perthshire is known as 'Big Tree Country' with many gardens to visit, such as the Perthshire Gardens Collection and the Bells Cherrybank gardens (incorporates the Scottish National Heather Collection).
There are three 18 hole golf courses in Perth, quad biking through the forest, whisky distilleries, theatre and the Perth Races. Perth Leisure Pool is one of the best swimming pools in Scotland, with 3 pools and 2 flumes.
The Parklands Hotel is a consistent award winner, is the proud holder of 2 AA rosettes for dining and has received the Best Bistro Award for 'No. 1 the Bank Bistro' at the Scottish Hotel Awards, the Perth Hotel of the Year in the Scottish Hotel of the Year Awards and The Scottish Hotel Restaurant of the Year.
All in all, a highly recommended friendly hotel with excellent food where you will be extremely well looked after, and which is in an excellent location for a touring holiday, a stop-over on your way north or south, or a wonderful place to relax for a few days and enjoy the delights of Perthshire and The Parklands Hotel.
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