Glenapp Castle crowned ‘Hotel of the Year’ by PoB Hotels

Glenapp Castle

HIDDEN away on the picturesque Ayrshire coast, Glenapp Castle is not merely a hotel; it’s a magnificent retreat that weaves together the grandeur of a bygone era and the allure of the Scottish countryside. This enchanting 21-bedroom castle hotel has earned a prestigious title, having been awarded ‘Hotel of the Year’ by PoB Hotels, and it’s not hard to see why.

Jill Chalmers, the Managing Director of Glenapp Castle, expressed her delight at the accolade, saying, “We are over the moon to be recognized by PoB Hotels as The Hotel of the Year. From the restaurant to the gardens and housekeeping, Glenapp Castle is made up of hardworking and determined teams who are true hospitality professionals. We are honoured to be awarded this accolade, and I am really proud of our exceptional Glenapp Castle team.”

Glenapp Team – In front of the Castle

PoB Hotels, an exclusive collection of independent luxury hotels across the British Isles, meticulously assesses its member hotels through an annual mystery guest inspection process, ultimately recognizing excellence in three special categories. The ‘Hotel of the Year’ award is a testament to Glenapp Castle’s unwavering commitment to hospitality and their dedication to crafting exceptional guest experiences that consistently exceed PoB inspections standards.

Nestled on the awe-inspiring Ayrshire coast, Glenapp Castle invites guests to explore its 110 acres of private estate and nearby woodlands while immersing themselves in the splendour of the Scottish countryside. But Glenapp Castle is more than a luxurious haven; it’s an oasis of activities, offering over 70 options to make every stay unforgettable.

Glenapp Castle’s dedication to providing an impeccable guest experience was highlighted on the renowned BBC series “Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby.” This year, the team has gone the extra mile by unveiling new culinary and wellness packages. They’ve also introduced a new boat to their unique Hebridean Sea Safari experience, showcasing innovation year after year. The Endeavour penthouse castle apartment, the most opulent in the whole of Scotland, is a testament to their commitment to excellence.

Endeavour Apartment View

It comes as no surprise that Glenapp Castle has been recognized by PoB Hotels. Its dedication to crafting extraordinary experiences has made it a beacon of luxury travel in the South-West of Scotland, attracting visitors seeking an extraordinary escape.

Glenapp Castle continues to set the standard for hospitality and luxury in Scotland, and as it basks in the glory of ‘Hotel of the Year,’ it continues to inspire us all to embrace the allure of its enchanting surroundings.To explore the charm of Glenapp Castle and plan your visit, please visit To learn more about PoB Hotels, their mission, and the exceptional collection of luxury hotels, please visit PoB Hotels.

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