No tartan. No stuffed deer heads. No prints of Bonnie Prince Charlie. Nira Caledonia, the boutique hotel which is part of C&C Alpha Group’s Shanti Hospitality Group in Edinburgh Scotland, blends Bohemian chic with contemporary comfort. Amid the plush pelmets, rich textures and original cornices guests find flat-screen televisions, Nespresso coffee machines and iPod docking stations. It’s this warm, heartfelt service and a cool, quirky style plus the incredible Blackwood Bar & Grill which has earnt it a mention in the City Guides: Edinburgh.