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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I can't say enough about this hotel. The property is breathtakingly beautiful with so much to do there. Our room was fabulous and the meals were excellent. I would defiantly recommend it for a romantic vacation, for a family or even couples. This Castle is spectacular

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Thank you for your kind comments and for taking time to post this review on Tripadvisor. It means so much to the whole team. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Siobhan

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Just returned from a 3-night stay and everything was first class and better than expected relative to other Relais Chateaux properties we've stayed at and really good value as well. The rooms were tastefully appointed. The staff were so friendly and paid special attention to our toddler son. We ran into a couple of issues during our stay (not their...

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Thank you so much for this wonderful review on Tripadvisor. We really appreciate you taking the time to do this. Your kind comments will be passed on to the John and the team. We hope you had a good jounrey home and we look forward to welcoming you back to the castle soon. Siobhan

S.W. Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous Property echoing a time gone by we enjoyed the gracious Great House feel with Modern Amenities. Management was accommodating even prior to our arrival offering assistance setting up details to enhance our stay. The Culinary & Service Staff were also outstanding as well. As Thoughtful and Attentive Service as one could hope for. All came together to create a...

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Thank you so much for your wonderful review on Tripadvisor and for your kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope that we can welcome you back soon. Many thanks Siobhan

Nuneaton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Glenapp Castle is a truly amazing place and was well beyond our dreams and expectations that one may have. My wife and I stopped three nights to celebrate our first wedding anniversary. The service and food was nothing short of excellent. The staff were so nice and pleasant. Nothing was too much trouble. We would certainly return at the drop...

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Scotland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A truly special place, offering relaxation in such a warm and cosy environment. The grounds and sea views are both stunning. The staff are exceptionally nice and the food is first class! Definitely worth a visit to unwind and take things easy!

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Thank you for your kind words and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Siobhan

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In Scotland for a long weekend, so glad we found Glenapp Castle. From the moment you arrive the staff are very friendly and welcoming, nothing is too much trouble for them. Our room was amazing, and spotlessly clean, fresh flowers in the room a lovely touch. Dinner was outstanding, as was the fabulous breakfasts. It is in such a peaceful...

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Kirkby Stephen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came for the weekend and would have loved to stay longer in this superb castle. The room was magnificent, the staff went out of their way to make you feel welcome nothing was too much trouble, they were knowledgeable & friendly but professional . The food was superb, we were even offered an alternative if we didn't like anything on...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited here with friends on a day trip across the costal areas and Galloway area. What a beautiful Castle and an absolutely stunning venue for weddings and other activities. Was absolutely enthralled with the place and it made me visualise the kind of dreams only seen in fairytales. This place is absolutely stunning and worth a visit to the gorgeous...

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Had the best time at Glenapp castle.should have gone home on the fourth night but stayed an extra night as my wife and I really enjoyed being there. When you get to the castle it feels like you are coming home as the staff make you feel like you are part of the family with their kindness and always being...

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Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic - could not fault anything about this stay. Exceptional service from Flavian & Ailsa (hope this is correct spelling) at dinner and breakfast service and food was fab too. Can't wait to return. Room was amazing, got a lovely upgrade. Afternoon tea and dinner were such a treat - loved everything about this castle.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
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: RM1,607 - RM2,224 (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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