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Glenapp Castle

Overview
Ballantrae KA26 0NZ Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
5 Star accommodation
About
Description
Beautiful Scots Baronial castle set in 36 acres of stunning gardens and woodland overlooking the Ayrshire coastline and out to Ailsa Craig, the Isle of Arran and Mull of Kintyre. The castle is Scotland's highest More rated Country House Hotel with 5 AA Red Stars and 4 AA Rosettes, 5 VisitScotland Gold Stars, EatScotland Gold Award and a Michelin Star. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Room Service
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Spa
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
17
Price range
US$264 - US$516 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Glenapp Castle Ballantrae
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Glenapp Castle Hotel Ballantrae
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Ayrshire > South Ayrshire > Ballantrae
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2Q+A
92Room tips
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This is a charming five star hotel. Stunning location, very comfortable public rooms and bedrooms, excellent food and a very warm and personalised service. We were a party of 6 staying for two nights. From the moment we arrived and throughout our stay we were made most welcome a
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Response from JillC1222, Managing Director at Glenapp Castle
Responded yesterday
Dear Pete Thank you for your wonderful review and 5 Star rating, this really means so much to the whole Glenapp team. I will certainly pass on your comments to Andrijs in particular and I am sure he will be thrilled, thank you. I do hope we can welcome you back again soon and if you are looking for inspiration with regards things to see and do in the area please download our new activities and experiences brochure from our website, it is full of great suggestions. Wishing you a very happy festive season. Best wishes Jill
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I had a one night stay here after a long 8+ hour drive from London. We arrived at the main gate around 5.30pm and were given instructions on how to get to the castle itself. On the dark drive up the lane we saw a deer which was quite sweet!

Upon arrival at the castle front we h
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Response from JillC1222, Managing Director at Glenapp Castle
Responded yesterday
Dear Yasmin Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review and thank you for all your lovely comments, these will be shared with the team. Our aim is to make you feel relaxed and as comfortable as possible during your stay so that the castle becomes your Scottish country 'home away from home'. I was also delighted to read that your dining experience was one of the highlights of your stay as our Executive Chef really focuses on delivering dishes that showcase all our amazing local and 'in season' produce as well as incorporating fresh herbs, fruit and vegetables from our Glenapp kitchen garden. I do hope we can welcome you back to the castle again soon and if you are looking for inspiration on what to do in the area whilst you are here I recommend that you download our new activities and experiences brochure which is full of great ideas. Wishing you a very happy festive season. Best wishes Jill
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We stayed at this wonderful hotel for a wedding. Everything was perfectly organised. It started with the welcome of the staff in front of the door when we arrived. We stayed in the most marvellous Master Suite with open fireplace an a splendid view. For any of our questions or wi
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Response from JillC1222, Managing Director at Glenapp Castle
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Chris Thank you for making time to write such a wonderful review and for all your lovely comments which will be passed on to the team, they will be thrilled. Obviously, you were staying with us for a wedding but there are lots of exciting and fun things to do during a stay at Glenapp should you find time to visit again. If you are looking for inspiration then I do recommend that you download our new activities and experiences brochure from the website. I do hope you we can welcome you back again soon. Best wishes Jill
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One of the best parts of our trip was hearing the audible gasp from my wife when we turned the corner and saw the castle for the first time. It is an awe inspiring sight to see the grounds and having the staff waiting for you at the front door to welcome you to your stay. I canno
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Response from JillC1222, Managing Director at Glenapp Castle
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Noah Thank you for your wonderful 5 Star review, this means so much and I will pass your lovely comments onto the team who will be thrilled. We always want Glenapp to feel like your Scottish 'home away from home' and I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. If you are looking for inspiration and ideas of things to do and see for your next visit I recommend that you download our new activities and experiences brochure from the website. There such a choice and lots of reasons visit again. I hope you had a good journey home and that we can welcome you back again soon. Best wishes Jill
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Cannot imagine bettering the service here! Beautiful room, lovely sheets, towels etc. Shower took a little while to warm up.
6course evening meal plus wine which was fantastic. Breakfast was also excellent. Loved this place
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Response from JillC1222, Managing Director at Glenapp Castle
Responded 31 Oct 2018
Dear Jackie Thank you for making time to write such a wonderful review and I will pass your lovely comments on to the team. You are right the castle dining experience is really something special and always one of the highlights of any stay. I do hope we can welcome you back to Glenapp again soon and when you start planning your next stay I do recommend that you download our new activities and experiences brochure from the website as it lists all the exciting and fun things to do whilst you are here. A very warm welcome awaits you! Best wishes Jill
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front room
Great views of Ailsa Craig
Earl of Orkney Suite
Exquisite white orchid in morning light.
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Are there any smoking rooms or rooms with a balcony? Are there showers in the bathrooms?
Hi, We have guest suites with separate baths and showers and other rooms that have showers over baths. Please call us and we can discuss individual rooms. The law in Scotland prohibits smoking inside, we have two dedicated areas available for smokers outside. The castle does not have any balconies. My email address is gm@glenappcastle.scot if I can be of any further assistance. Best wishes John
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are dogs allowed in hotel
I did not see any dogs , but the staff were very helpful, so I would give them a call and ask.
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"All rooms are individuell, the Master Suite was great."
"Room appointments were very appropriate and matched our surroundings perfectly. Toilet room could have done with a bit of an upgrade."
"Earl of Inschape was breathtaking."
"The suites would be perfect for a family staying with young children!"
"All fabulous. You have to go here once in your life."
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