Glenapp Castle

Ayrshire, Ballantrae

  • Wi-Fi

  • Breakfast

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About the hotel


You need to know

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Check-in Instructions

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
  • Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
  • No onsite parking is available
  • This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and debit cards; cash is not accepted

Optional fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 65.00 per night
  • Spa fee: GBP 20.00 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Minimum Age


Check-in Special Instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email 7 days before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.


General description

Between Stranraer and Girvan Glenapp Castle in Ballantrae offers luxurious accommodation in 36 acres of gardens and woodland. Dating back to 1870 this 5-star South Ayrshire hotel includes an award-winning restaurant and provides free on-site parking and Wi-Fi.All rooms and suites at Glenapp Castle include a flat-screen TV with DVD player trouser press desk alarm clock safe seating area and tea and coffee facilities. Each has an en suite bathroom with bath shower hairdryer bathrobe and complimentary toiletries. Rooms have views of the sea or gardens.The restaurant offers gourmet 6-course dining and indulgent afternoon tea is also served. An extensive list of wines and champagne is offered.Glenapp Castle is around 35 minutes’ drive from Galloway Forest Park. Ayr Troon and Prestwick Airport are all around 1 hour’s drive north of Ballantrae.


When you stay at Glenapp Castle in Girvan, you'll be near the beach and 8 minutes by car from Ayrshire Coastal Path Trail Head. This 5-star hotel is 8.8 mi (14.2 km) from Cairnryan Stena Line Terminal and 10.1 mi (16.3 km) from Cairnryan Port.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Ayrshire Coastal Path Trail Head - 7.4 km / 4.6 mi
Cairnryan Stena Line Terminal - 14.2 km / 8.8 mi
Cairnryan Port - 16.3 km / 10.1 mi
Girvan Beach - 22.8 km / 14.2 mi
Mull of Galloway Trail - North - 23.5 km / 14.6 mi
Castle Kennedy Gardens - 24.7 km / 15.4 mi
Castle of St John - 24.9 km / 15.5 mi
McKechnie Institute - 25.2 km / 15.7 mi
Turnberry Golf Club - 33.9 km / 21.1 mi
Luce Sands - 34.7 km / 21.6 mi
Ringdoo Sands - 36.4 km / 22.6 mi
Dunskey Garden - 36.7 km / 22.8 mi
Glenluce Abbey - 37.3 km / 23.2 mi
Culzean Country Park - 37.5 km / 23.3 mi
Croy Beach - 40.8 km / 25.3 mi

The preferred airport for Glenapp Castle is Glasgow International Airport (GLA) - 121.2 km / 75.3 mi


Satisfy your appetite for lunch or dinner at the hotel's restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). A complimentary full breakfast is served daily from 8 AM to 10:30 AM.


Treat yourself to a stay in one of the 17 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring fireplaces and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Conveniences include phones and safes, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Enjoy recreational amenities such as an outdoor tennis court and bicycles to rent. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Business, and other amenities

Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is available for a surcharge.


This property is closed until further notice.

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Babysitting service

  • Front desk

  • Non-smoking hotel

  • Lifts

  • Concierge

  • Laundry service

  • Restaurant

  • Parking

  • Wedding services


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
Family friendly
  • Babysitting service
  • Wedding services
Front desk services
  • Concierge
  • Front desk
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
Parking & transportation
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms
  • Tennis court
Food & drink
  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Business centre
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Lifts
  • Non-smoking hotel
  • Does Glenapp Castle offer free breakfast?

    No, Glenapp Castle does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does Glenapp Castle have non-smoking rooms

    No, Glenapp Castle doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does Glenapp Castle provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does Glenapp Castle have a swimming pool?

    No, Glenapp Castle does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does Glenapp Castle have free Wi-Fi?

    No, Glenapp Castle does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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