Gleneagles Hotel, one of the world’s most coveted 5 star resorts, is owned by Diageo Plc and is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World. Set in 850 acres of Perthshire countryside, Gleneagles is home to three of the top Scottish Championship Golf Courses and a wide range of exhilarating outdoor leisure activities.
Located within an hour’s drive from the international airports of Edinburgh and Glasgow, this is a unique place to escape for business and pleasure. Whether you are a leading pro or an enthusiastic beginner, the Gleneagles golf courses offer an exhilarating test for any golfer, making your Scottish golfing vacation the holiday of a lifetime. Bedrooms, are in muted colours with sensual fabrics and with spacious bathrooms, ensuring that guests enjoy the finest comforts and the ultimate in relaxation.
Throughout the hotel you will find the finest comfort – from the elegant restaurants to the luxury interior and the calming environment of the spacious new destination spa by ESPA.
As well as an array of amenities all rooms have interactive televisions offering the excellent in-room entertainment and e-mail access.
Gleneagles, has an international reputation for exceptional cuisine and fine dining. Each of the five restaurants has its own style, but the characteristics of all is the use of the finest fresh produce available locally in Perthshire and Scotland, as well as from specialist suppliers around the world.The Spa at Gleneagles by ESPA is a sanctuary within the hotel. Spacious, calming areas allow you to relax before and after treatments. Arrive early and prepare your skin by exploring the temperature sensations in the heat experiences area. Sink down into the striking vitality pool, sit back in the sauna and steam rooms and then relax by the tranquil pond in the courtyard garden.
The hotel was built by the former Caledonian Railway Company and opened in 1924, originally with its own railway station. The hotel’s golf course and luxurious surroundings meant that golf and grouse shooting at Gleneagles had, by the 1950s, become a fixed part of high society’s calendar, along with yachting at Cowes and polo at Deauville.
Between 1982 and 1986, £11 million was spent on renovation and since 1982 the hotel has been open all year round. In 1986, and every year since, the hotel has been awarded five red stars by the AA. The hotel is now owned by the international alcoholic beverage firm Diageo.