Dunalastair Hotel Suites will open its doors on 1st May 2017 following an extensive two year, multi-million pound renovation, lead by Henley Homes and Optimum Hotel Management, redefining five-star luxury in Scotland.
Dunalastair Hotel Suites was first converted into a hotel at the turn of the last century and was originally constructed as a local Highland Sporting Lodge. Lead by a team of award-winning architects and designers, the hotel will reopen this year as a unique and modern five-star boutique hotel of true pedigree, set in the heart of Kinloch Rannoch, Perthshire. Dunalastair Hotel Suites will set the new benchmark for five star luxury in Scotland and the first of its kind in the Highlands for couples, families and groups the chance to recharge, reconnect and discover the best of Scottish hospitality in a contemporary environment.
Embodying authentic, Scottish charm in a modern setting, the hotel features unsurpassed attention to detail with handcrafted and innovative architectural features, bespoke furniture and a modern colour palette, making guests and visitors feel they are in a contemporary and luxurious home away from home.
Nassar Khalil, Hotel Director of Henley Homes says: “I am excited and proud to be opening Dunalastair Hotel Suites, which will set a new benchmark for five star luxury in Scotland. Our vision for the hotel has been years in the making and now, having appointed an array of award winning architects and designers it has come to life; a unique and bespoke property redefining modern, luxury hospitality. Attention to detail can be seen throughout the hotel in many of the hand crafted, bespoke pieces of furniture and innovative architectural features. We are pleased to have appointed Optimum Hotel Management to operate the hotel, to maintain its position as a leading five-star luxury hotel.
The hotel will open with 32 luxury suites, ideally suited for families, couples and groups and boasting breathtaking views of the Highlands. The five suite categories include; Superior Suites, Deluxe Suites, Grand Deluxe Suites, Luxury One Bedroom Suites and Family Two Bedroom Suites. All suites have been designed with sumptuous luxury, five-star comfort and the epitome of relaxation in mind using the finest fabrics and furniture created by Phoenix Interior Design.
Edina’s Kitchen will be at the heart of the hotel and an epicurean hub for the local community. It will offer guests and visitors a modern and social fine dining experience. The beautifully designed restaurant will offer visitors an authentic and unique gastronomic experience relying on only the best quality locally sourced produce hand selected by Head Chef Dan Merriman. Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and an all-day grazing menu, Edina’s will be a place for guests to relax and unwind after a day of exploring the countryside.
Signature dishes include Scottish scallop, maple, parsnip and parsley, Loin of roe deer, choux croute, baby carrots and wild garlic and The Dunalastair lemon meringue pie.
Guests will also be able to relax and dine in the sun-trapped courtyard, which features contemporary outdoor seating, inlaid decking and serene music.
Whether you’re planning a relaxing break or looking for a chance to conquer the hills, mountains, and lochs, there will be no shortage of things to see, do, and explore for guests of all ages. A popular destination for walking, golfing, shooting, cycling, water sports and fishing, the picturesque village of Kinloch Rannoch is surrounded by remarkable natural beauty spots and vistas to cater to every guest’s hobbies.
Dunalastair offers guests a dedicated, 24-hour concierge service and a team of experienced staff who will arrange everything to make your trip memorable, from the second you step foot inside the hotel. From private transfers, gourmet picnics or Ghillies to take you fishing for the day, nothing will be a chore during your stay.
Gregor Ritchie, Managing Director of Optimum Hotel Management says, “We are proud and delighted to have been appointed by Henley Homes to manage the hotel, which will redefine luxury hospitality in Scotland. Dunalastair Hotels Suites will be the flagship property in our portfolio and our aim with the opening is to ensure that each and every guest, whether from the local village or further afield has a relaxing and quintessentially Scottish experience, in-keeping with the destination. We hope to create one of the leading hotels in Scotland that is timeless and visited by a range of tourists from around the world.”
Easily accessible and under two hours from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen, Dunalastair Hotel Suites is the perfect destination for a weekend break or a stop on a larger fly and drive trip for those looking to discover Scotland.
Opening rates will start from £155 for a Superior Suite.