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Glenapp Castle

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ballantrae KA26 0NZ, Scotland
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Palm Beach, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My mother's one requirement during our UK trip was to stay in a castle. Our travel advisor recommended Glenapp and she was spot on. The castle is lovely as are the grounds and the staff. We had a fantastic time exploring the area and coming home to Glenapp in the afternoons was a pleasure. We were always greeted by a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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272 reviews 272 reviews
91 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The manor sits in isolated splendour in the middle of 36 acres of delightful gardens in turn within 200+ acres of woodland. The drive from the electric gates to the courtyard is almost a mile of woodlands opening out into beautifully maintained gardens. Our room was huge, as was the dressing room and the massive bathroom. From our widow, we... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay, the staff and food were of a good standard. We were fortunate to be upgraded to a stunning suite which made the stay very special. The castle is set in beautiful grounds with a pretty walled garden and is in a remote and peaceful location for a getaway from it all time. The prices are high... More

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Toronto, Canada
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98 reviews 98 reviews
39 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This castle is a little hard to find, off a small road without any markings which is quite deliberate. To find it you need the directions sent with your reservation since our GPS took us to a locked back entrance to the property many miles away from the real one. Even one you get through the gate using the intercom,... More

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Brampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We were made to feel welcome and relaxed as soon as we were greeted at Glenapp Castle the service, food, and housekeeping were excellent and I hope to return soon. We had good interaction with the staff. A very nice touch we had personalised menus. When we booked we were asked about likes and dislikes in the food line -... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My wife and I stayed at Glenapp last week and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We were met at the entrance and our bags taken to our room, which was large and impressive. The evening Tasting menu had a variety of courses, each of which was enjoyed by both of us. Service, both in the Restaurant and elsewhere in the Hotel... More

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16 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I was given Afternoon Tea here as a 50th birthday gift and since its quite a distance to travel from home just for this it seemed rude not to enjoy once again the superb hospitality at Glenapp. It had been around a year since we had stayed here but John & Hugh remembered us. These are the little touches that... More

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We stayed in the Countess of Inchcape rom for two nights. The room was very spacious with glorious sea views towards Ailsa Craig. We had a bedroom with a sitting area a dressing room and an absolutely massive bathroom- the epitome of fine living . The decor is very high standard country house and yet the atmosphere wasn't at all... More

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Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Have just returned from having lunch at Glenapp Castle today. One word: SUBLIME! We arrived, and the staff were attentive, they took us through to the drawing room for canapes and pre-dinner drinks....The canapes were to die for...We had little scones (i can't quite remember what was in them) served with a goats cheese mousse. Stunning, then we also were... More

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Drummore, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Glenapp Castle and surroundings were outstanding with the gardens in full bloom. Fay made us very welcome and went that extra mile to ensure we had everything we needed on our wedding day. Hugh - the assistant manager was exceptional, very attentive and helpful with all our arrangements, providing an excellent professional service. The rooms were lovely. Agnes obliged by... More

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Address: Ballantrae KA26 0NZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Ayrshire > South Ayrshire > Ballantrae
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Glenapp Castle 5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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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 
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