The Sunninghill Hotel Elgin

Welcome to the Sunninghill Hotel Elgin

Experience Victorian elegance in our historic hotel…

Built in 1869 by a merchant sea captain, The Sunninghill Hotel in Elgin sits proudly within beautiful flower gardens. With world-class golf courses and the Sunshine Coast nearby, it is the perfect place from which to discover the delights of Moray.

Donald and Winnie Ross have over 32 years experience as hoteliers and know exactly how to make your stay in this elegant hotel a truly comfortable one. Whatever your reason for visiting, the Sunninghill team are ready to make your stay relaxing and rewarding.

With frequent flights from Bristol, Heathrow, Gatwick and Luton to Inverness Airport, the Highlands are easier to get to than you’d think.

Rooms and rates at the Sunninghill Hotel Elgin


We pride ourselves on offering that personal touch…

At Sunninghill, we are always working to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Our double, king size and twin rooms have supremely comfortable memory foam mattresses and all the facilities you need for a really relaxing stay.

Our team of friendly staff are attentive and accommodating. Some of them have been with us for 26 years and are always open to meeting the individual requirements of our guests. Our personal service will ensure you’ll want to visit again and again.

We are here to meet your needs.

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The Restaurant at the Sunninghill Hotel Elgin

The Restaurant.

A traditional Scottish menu created with fine ingredients…

With locally-sourced and freshly-prepared dishes, our restaurant has become very popular. We pride ourselves on sourcing excellent ingredients and cooking them to exacting standards.

Our fish and seafood spend very little time between catch and plate. Meat and vegetables come from local producers. All this means our food is as fresh-tasting and delicious as possible.

What’s more, our extensive wine, ale and whisky menu provides the perfect accompaniment and caters to all tastes.

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Christmas at the Sunninghill

Our ever-popular menus for Christmas 2024 are now available. To book please call us on 01343 547 799



Christmas menus 2024
The Bar at the Sunninghill Hotel Elgin

The Bar.

Your introduction to Scottish whisky heritage begins here…

Popular with locals as well as hotel guests, the bar is known for having a friendly atmosphere and is a welcoming place for visitors from around the world.

With over 130 different whiskies to introduce you to, our staff are ready to serve you some of the finest flavours Scotland has to offer. We also serve local brewery ales on tap and some fine Scottish gins, too.

Scottish culture is alive and well at Sunninghill. Discover it with us.

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Cruden Bay Golf Club

The Area.

Our rich culture offers something for all ages and interests…

Cairngorms, pristine rivers teeming with salmon and trout, fine sandy beaches and lakes to swim in, idyllic fishing villages, ski slopes, historic landmarks and the list goes on…

Here in the town of Elgin, you can visit our beautiful medieval Cathedral ruins and our own distillery, Glen Moray, so you don’t have to go far to begin your Highland experience. With the Sunshine Coast just ten minutes away, Sunninghill is perfect for family holidays, too.

There is so much to see and do in the Highlands, it’s hard to know where to go first!

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Are you looking for a unique way to spoil a loved-one?

Why not purchase a Sunninghill Hotel gift voucher that can be used in our restaurant or when booking a room? With a range of vouchers on offer, you can cover anything from a delicious lunch to a full-board weekend break. Contact us now for more information.