A luxury hotel in Scotland, Glenapp Castle in Ayrshire, basks in the glow of newfound fame after its impressive feature on BBC2’s “Amazing Hotels: Life Behind the Lobby.” The show’s hosts, Monica Galetti and Rob Rinder, lauded the castle as a “magical place” that combines elements of Disney and Scottish kilts. This rare behind-the-scenes glimpse into the hotel’s opulence left a lasting impression on viewers.
A Surge in Bookings
The broadcast’s impact on Glenapp Castle has been nothing short of spectacular. Following the show’s airing, the hotel experienced its ‘biggest sales week ever.’ Viewer interest has translated into a flood of booking requests, with the castle’s reservations described as a ‘fairy tale come true.’ The ‘most opulent penthouse castle apartment in the whole of Scotland,’ known as The Endeavour suite, is in high demand, offering guests a personal butler service and a private chef.
A Tourism Boom and Sea Safaris
Glenapp Castle’s Managing Director, Jill Chalmers, expressed her excitement at the show’s success. The hotel has seen a significant uptick in bookings, website traffic, and phone inquiries. The increased interest isn’t limited to accommodations; the hotel’s Hebridean Sea Safari tours, offering guests a chance to explore the island of Jura and seek rare marine life during RIB boat trips, have also become a popular attraction. The castle’s newfound fame and charm have brought a touch of magic to the Scottish hospitality scene.