Book a hotel in with Best Western and explore the fourth-largest city in Scotland. it really makes for a memorable and different UK city break. Experience the wildness of Northern Scotland, the animation and excitement of a major and modern city, as well as the culture and sophistication of an ancient settlement that has grown and evolved over several millennia when you book your hotel in Dundee. Best Western has several comfortable and homely establishments to choose from. Our hotel in Dundee proper holds an enviable location in the heart of the city's vibrant west-end culture quarter. From here you have easy access to all the city's districts. We have several hotels dotted through the outskirts that are within easy reach of the wild, bordering countryside and can act as a jumping pad to scope out some of Scotland's other Northern cities.
The city is full of attractive open squares, bordered by the neat and coloured facades of tall, residential buildings, reminding most visitors of the ancient cities on the continent. Broad and majestic roads and high streets crisscross logically through the city, giving you easy access to all four corners from your Best Western Dundee hotel. The cityscape, from any location, is dominated by the majestic Law, an extinct volcano with a World War memorial protruding from its peak, located towards the coastline. The site is believed to have been used as an ancient burial ground for over 3500 years. The centre is hard to miss with the impressive city square, home to two of Dundee's principal cultural venues: the Caird Hall and the Marryat Hall, as well as the surreal, bronze statue of Desperate Dan, celebrating the publication of the Dandy here since 1937.
Shopping in Dundee
Shopaholics should book a hotel in Dundee centre,which has become the main shopping district. Packed with boutiques, department stores and indie shops, you'll find everything you need here. Sutherlands, The Tartan Shop in Nethergate, now renowned among visitors to the beautiful city, can dress you up in the full, Highland gear. For something a little gaudy, head to The Eduardo Alessandro Studios at Broughty Ferry for a browse through some traditional Scottish paintings, jewellery and ceramics.
Eating and drinking in Dundee
The city is famous for its fish and chips and unique tastes such as macaroni cheese pie, a wonderful, homely meal, perfect for warming the cockles when you return to your Dundee hotel after a brisk walk through the city's breezy streets. Café culture has really taken off in Dundee over the past few years, adding to the city's continental feel. What could be more relaxing than enjoying a freshly-made coffee or hot chocolate on the seafront, watching the boats drag in hawls of fresh fish and shellfish of such quality and flavour, it has become the envy of the world all over. No matter where your hotel in Dundee is located, all tastes will undoubtedly be covered nearby. In fact, a lovely way to spend an hour in the evening is wandering through the city's pedestrianised centre after leaving your Dundee hotel, looking for a menu board that tickles your taste buds. You are sure to find something that suits your mood, the city's flavour is cosmopolitan.
Culture and nightlife in Dundee
There is a wide choice of activities and attractions to choose from here. Wander down to Caird Hall from your Dundee hotel for a fantastic evening of world-class orchestral music. If your appetite for history is still unquenched, head towards Broughty Castle Museum, an artefact in itself having survived countless sieges and battles after its construction in the late Fifteenth Century. Camperdown Park, a large historic house with attached park and wildlife sanctuary, located on the northwest fringe of the city, might be a nice change of pace. The animal park contains over 50 species of mammals, birds and reptiles including bears, wolves, lynxes and ring-tailed lemurs. Book a hotel in Dundee centre with Best Western for a wonderful UK city break that really evokes and represents Scotland and its culture in every way - a magnificent place to spend a short break.
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160 Nethergate, Dundee, Angus, DD1 4DU
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371 Perth Road, Dundee, Angus, DD2 1PG
The BEST WESTERN Invercarse Hotel nestles quietly in Dundees West End, with outstanding views over the River Tay. Here, you'll enjoy the peace and tranquillity of our wonderful location, just minutes away from the city c ...
13 Panmure Terrace, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Tayside, DD5 2QL
A delightful retreat near Dundee The BEST WESTERN Woodlands Hotel is nestled near Dundee, in a well-established residential area close to the seaside town of Broughty Ferry. The country house style hotel is only a 15 mi ...
76 The Scores, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9BB
The best location in St Andrews! The BEST WESTERN Scores Hotel is the closest hotel to the 1st tee and 18th green of the famous Old Course of St Andrews. Whether you like the game or not, youll certainly enjoy the brea ...
Leonard Street, Perth, Perthshire, PH2 8HB
Pack your bags for Perth! BEST WESTERN Queens Hotel is bang in the middle of Perth, a suitcase shuffle away from the railway and coach stations. The bustling city centre is just minutes from the hotel, so you can grab a ...
Glasgow Road, Perth, Perthshire, PH2 0LT
BEST WESTERN Lovat Hotel is perfectly located just a half mile from the centre of the "Fair City of Perth", just a 20-minute walk or a 5-minute hop away on the bus. You can bag a bargain or three on the nearby high stree ...
Balgeddie Way, Glenrothes, Fife, KY6 3ET
BEST WESTERN Balgeddie House Hotel, on the outskirts of Glenrothes, gives you the chance to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and take time out in peaceful surroundings north of the border. Set in its own pe ...