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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We spent the weekend here with two friends to celebrate a milestone and I have nothing negative to say about our entire stay! The location was lovely, the rooms were wonderful the staff were beyond professional and attentive and the food was a faultless culinary treat. The staff made us feel welcome and looked after us so well that it...

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Ayr, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I treated my partner to this exquisite establishment. From the moment we arrived we were greeted with a 5 star welcome this was followed with an excellent and relaxing afternoon tea...which was delicious. Glenapp offers all the grandeur of a 5 star castle without being pretentious. Dinner and the quality of food including service is fit for a Michelin star....

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Shropshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the hotel for 2 nights and can thoroughly recommend it - the room was perfect, the food was outstanding and the service was to die for. It is more like a private country house than a hotel - no reception, no bar, no-one wanting you to sign anything throughout your stay and the maitre d' remembered what...

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Triengen, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

not mutch to say as just a dream, this is a must in scotland to stay there and dine ! the cleanness evrywhere the Garden perfeckt and the few to the rock we have been 6 pople there and we all will go back stay at least 2 nights not only one!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went for a birthday treat to this Castle and it was an amazing experience. It is a very exclusive place where you are treated like royalty. Staff to meet you and the afternoon tea was just gorgeous. Sitting in front of a log fire in beautiful warm and bijou surroundings, very homely atmosphere and comfortable. The staff made my...

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Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel set in stunning grounds. Brought family for lunch and actually thought it was worth every penny. If nit picking perhaps some more food for the main? Lovely staff which is great as It's quite a "posh " environment. Like all places check for a set menu or any deals! Try to have a walk round the grounds if...

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Newton Stewart, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One amazing castle and beautiful veiwsof Alisa Craig staff fantastic gardens were beautiful the whole atmosphere was great from start to finish afternoon tea was beautiful I will be back to visit again never had a man open s car door for me before till that day no rush could stayed all day

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South Walsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As this was to be the first Christmas without the Grandchildren as they were both spending Christmas with their partners families, my daughter and wife decided that it wouldn't be the same at our house and that we should go away. The two of them spent hours on the internet looking for somewhere special to stay and finally found Glenapp...

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New Forest, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

A party of 8 guns, stayed for three days and enjoyed a fantastic days shooting on the adjacent Glenapp Estate.. we have been to many places accross the U.K. Some grand and some no. However found the hospitality, service and accommodation superb not to mention the first class and accommodating restaurant topped off with a spectacular days shooting and not...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 30 December 2016

My spouse booked this as a surprise romantic getaway. This is just a beautiful, stunning place, and with unexpectedly fabulous food that still has me salivating months later (and I'm vegetarian and usually doomed to be hungry & undernourished when travelling). The service is exquisite. The place is next to a star-gazing location and very, very pretty.

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • 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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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Breakfast included
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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: $396 - $703 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Glenapp Castle 5*
Number of rooms: 17
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Glenapp Castle Hotel Ballantrae
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