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London, UK
Reviewed 30 May 2013

The entrance gate is very low key with minimal signage which really does stop tourists simply wandering around and spoiling the private atmosphere for the guests; a very good idea and once you are at the end of the mile or so long drive you really do feel as if you’re on your own estate. I was welcomed at the...

3Thank IntlTraveller21stc
Murren, Switzerland
Reviewed 29 May 2013

wonderfully generous room with all the required toys. sensational dinner and breakfast. cannot think of how to improve this establishemnt. finding it can be a challenge so take advice from the hotel before arriving.

Thank weemacs
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2013

Lovely hotel which feels like a private home. Glorious setting, huge, beautiful room and great food. The staff were simply outstanding - some of the best service I've come across in a hotel anywhere in the world. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it.

Thank Ink P
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 May 2013

The gourmet dinner was fabulous. the service was excellent. But our overriding memory is of our room - which was desperately in need of redecoration. Having paid £505 pound for 1 night, we expected excellence and received in overall terms, a shabby deal. We would not return

5Thank Tarahyll
Reviewed 15 May 2013

Highly recommend this spot. Spot on service, excellent cuisine, staff could not have been more helpful! Restful, beautiful and will be back! The surrounding area is right out of a storybook! Perhaps the best smoked salmon at breakfast I have ever had.

1Thank M S
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2013

From pressing the buzzer gates and winding up the beautiful daffodil filled drive and been welcomed by genuinely welcoming staff to the elegant six course banquet every little detail was a true delight !! Relaxed but highly efficient staff work tirelessly to make your stay a seamless joy. We thought four evenings of six course dining may get a little...

1Thank Helen S
Reviewed 4 May 2013

Fantastic from start to finish. We got an early bird 2013 deal but the service and accommodation was first class. Rooms are lovely and the attention to detail is great. All of the staff were welcoming and very helpful but not overbearing. The food and quality of service was exceptional. While the accommodation was quite expensive, the value for money...

Thank Oaklands2013
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2013

Booked lunch here purely on the basis of its Michelin star award, and i certainly was not disappointed. Both the food and service were excellent and the surroundings really were magnificent. The ox cheek was tender and full of flavour, the combination pork dish tasted superb and to finish i had the best raspberry souffle i've ever tasted. The presentation...

1Thank Monica0333
Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2013

Having sampled quite a number of Afternoon teas throughout Scotland, we decided to try Glenapp's as a treat for a friend's birthday. We were met in the courtyard and ushered into the hallway where our coats were taken and then shown into the lounge which was all very friendly and attentive. However, it was downhill from then on - terrible...

5Thank barkubird
Reviewed 3 April 2013

Arrived to a personal welcome. Made to feel very comfortable in main lounge. Very attentive staff kept tea coming and ensured we left completely full with a doggy bag for relatives. Amazing location and fantastic building; well worth the trip!

1Thank Rr960

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  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 rated Country House Hotel with 5 AA Red Stars and 4 AA Rosettes, 5 VisitScotland Gold Stars, EatScotland Gold Award and a Michelin Star. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glenapp Castle

Address: Ballantrae KA26 0NZ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Ayrshire > South Ayrshire > Ballantrae
Price Range: ₹ 17,866 - ₹ 32,199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Glenapp Castle 5*
Number of rooms: 17
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