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Falkirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Thank you so much to all staff at this lovely hotel for a fantastic break. There is nothing i would change facilities, room and food were all fantastic. Can't wait for a return visit, hopefully soon. Leisure club added to a nice relaxing time.

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Martin M, General Manager at Glenesk Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post this review following your celebration break here with us at the Glenesk Hotel. Great to see that your had a very enjoyable stay and look forward to welcoming you back again hopefully in the near future. Kind Regards, Martin McIlrath General Manager

Laurencekirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal for my friends 60th Birthday. The food was delicious and the staff were very friendly. I mentioned when I booked that it was for a friends birthday the waitress brought out a birthday cake and they all sang happy birthday! The cake was delicious!! Would highly recommend this hotel

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Martin M, General Manager at Glenesk Hotel, responded to this review

Fantastic to see that you and your party had an enjoyable evening for your friends 60th Birthday celebrations. We really do appreicate your recommendation and will pass on your kind comments to our Food and Beverage team here at the Glenesk Hotel. Kind Regards, Martin McIlrath General Manager

Oban, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

An overnight stay after a long day traveling, our first visit and greeted with a very warm welcome by the owner and staff, delicious food cooked to a high standard in lovely surroundings, our room was upgraded at no extra cost and was fantastic with a very comfortable bed and large bathroom. Thank you very much Glenesk we plan to...

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Martin M, General Manager at Glenesk Hotel, responded to this review

Great to see that you had a warm welcome here at the Glenesk Hotel and had a comfortable stay in one of our executive bedrooms. Our head Chef appreciates all feedback and we will make sure he is aware of your kind comments. Good to read that you intend to return for another stay next year. Kind Regards, Martin McIlrath...

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A warm welcome followed by a warm Saturday night stay. Cosy fires in all the public areas, really nice staff and an excellent evening meal. The 360 degree bar is a real treasure trove. Traditional decor, a little tired in places but spotlessly clean. Lovely pool although a wee bit let down by the showering area. Look forward to returning,...

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Martin M, General Manager at Glenesk Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your recent stay with us. Good to see that you enjoyed our real fires througout our private lounges and our unique bar. Your kind comments with regards to our staff and high quality of food served with be passed on to our Head Chef and also our Restaurant team....

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the hotel for dinner and drinks. Whisky and gin selection tremendous in a bar that has to be seen to be believed. Dinner first class as well. Staff attentive and received a warm welcome. Particular thanks to Kim and Dillon. Great venue and hope to return many times in the future.

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Martin M, General Manager at Glenesk Hotel, responded to this review

Great to read that you had a very enjoyable evening here at the Glenesk Hotel. Your kind comments will be passed on to all concerned. Good to see that our unique Bar is once again receiving a great review! Kind Regards, Martin McIlrath General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first trip To Glenesk. First They upgraded us - the room beautiful- the bath was massive! Lovely towels and ropes in which to lounge in... They welcomed us like old friends and our dog was fussed over which he loved. Cosy roaring fires in the cozy lounge, Nick looked after us over dinner, then in the bar...

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Martin M, General Manager at Glenesk Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post this great review following your stay with us. Your kind comments will be passed on to all our staff and we really do appreciate our special team here at the Glenesk Hotel and we look forward to welcoming you back for your next stay. Kind Regards, Martin McIlrath General Manager

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have just returned from the Glenesk after our sixth visit. We keep thinking that it can't get any better but it does . Visited with a group of friends and our two labradors Rebus and Brewster. Had our usual lovely room and were able to have our meal in the bar with the two dogs. The meal was first class...

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Thank claychalk
Martin M, General Manager at Glenesk Hotel, responded to this review

Great to receive this wonderful review from guests who have stayed six times now. We will ensure all your kind comments will be passed on to all concerned. Not long now to your next visit. Kind Regards, Martin McIlrath General Manager

Laurencekirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would strongly recommend the above hotel. We have enjoyed many delicious meals in the Dining Room. The food is exceptional with local produce always on the menu. The staff are very friendly and cannot do enough to help. There is an extensive selection of whiskies, gins etc., in the Bar.

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Martin M, General Manager at Glenesk Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for posting this review following your recent dining experience here at the Glenesk Hotel. Your very complimentary comments with be passed on to my Head Chef and all the Food service teams. Our unique whisky bar compliments the quality of food and service in our Restaurant. Hopefully you will return again soon. Kind Regards, Martin McIlrath General Manager

Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently took a short break at this fabulous hotel, an absolute treasure to find.We had a three night break with dinner, bed and breakfast, we were immediately upgraded to a superior room, with a lovely big bathroom and sitting area in the room as well. Breakfast was very varied with the usual things and also fish, there was something...

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Martin M, General Manager at Glenesk Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this very detailed and very positive response following your three night stay with us here at the Glenesk Hotel. We are very pleased that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay and to say we are better than some five star hotels you have stayed in is a great compliment to us all. We are...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot recommend this gem of a hotel highly enough Excellent service, amazing food & lovely comfortable room On arrival we visited the in house spa facilities & ended upon the hot tub for over an hour Within 2 hours if our visit to this beautiful Victorian hotel we felt stress free & rejuvenated All in all an excellent break Can't...

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Martin M, General Manager at Glenesk Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for posting this very positive review following your short stay with us. Great to read that you had a leisurely time enjoying our spa facilities. Your comments with regards to our high quality of food,accommodation and efficient service will be passed on to all our team. Hopefully it wont be long before you book your next break here...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Close your eyes and think of a hotel that is set in some of Scotland's most spectacular countryside. A hotel that offers traditional four star luxury and that vital ingredient of owner attention. Picture a hotel that is only a short wedge away from a championship golf course, and is within a short drive of such courses as Carnoustie and St. Andrews. Visualise a hotel that offers shooting, fishing, hill walking breaks and golf packages to suit all standards and tastes. Imagine a hotel which boasts fine cuisine, from traditional Scottish breakfasts to a la carte dinners all expertly prepared by our award winning chef. Now, turn these pictures into reality by visiting the Glenesk Hotel in picturesque Edzell. A village famed for its success in Britain in Bloom and is a superb holiday base with a Historic Scottish Castle, folk museum and many tourist attractions. Our well equipped leisure club offers guests free use of the swimming pool, sauna, hot tub, steam room, fitness suite and snooker room. Combine this with the wide range of locally available outdoor pursuits and you'll realise why Glenesk Hotel is the perfect place to get away to it all. Catering for parties between 1 and 200, Glenesk Hotel prides itself on an outstanding reputation and is classed second to none on event and conference management. Whether you come for an overnight stay, a weekend or a two week holiday, you'll always be assured of a warm welcome and will soon see why guests who visit the hotel come back again and again. Numerous distilleries, to name just a few, Fettercairn and Glencadam offer tours to our guests. 4 star Visit Scotland Glenesk Hotel is ideal for shooting, fishing and hill walking breaks in spectacular countryside just 45 minutes drive from Aberdeen or Dundee airports. For convenience of our guests we offer transfer service to and from many destinations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glenesk Hotel

Address: High Street, Edzell, Brechin DD9 7TF, Scotland (Formerly The Glenesk Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Angus > Brechin > Edzell
Price Range: $179 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Glenesk Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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“Room 33 ground floor, nice and bright with lots of windows”
 of 5 bubbles lizbethclark, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We were on the second floor so there is no-one above you. and it was quiet and also near the fire escape.”
 of 5 bubbles cOOk-192014, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you have mobility issues ask for a ground-floor room when booking.”
 of 5 bubbles Sula-Bheinn, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“sure Please make sure that there are no lifts if No Lists in the her tail No lift so make sure you would like ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles ferryfolk321, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“This is a conference/business centre at times, so it pays to book well ahead.”
 of 5 bubbles Oonagh321, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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