10 Castle Hotels In Glasgow, Scotland - Updated 2024

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Glasgow is a city in the western part of the Lowlands of Scotland. This port city is known for its buildings with Victorian and art nouveau architectural design. Glasgow was a booming city from the 18th to the 20th-century, with its shipbuilding industry and trade at their peak. Today, it is known as a center of culture and arts, with so many exciting things to do. Additionally, Glasgow has several famous buildings — most of them are castles that served as homes of the noblemen in the past. Today, the castle hotels in Glasgow either stand on the ruins of these palaces or are the actual castles that have been renovated and restored.

This list features some of the best castle hotels in Glasgow, Scotland. So, check out this post and find the hotel that you want to stay at during your Glasgow getaway.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 24, 2024.

1. Sherbrooke Castle Hotel (from USD 233)

The Sherbrook Castle Hotel is a baronial villa that was built in 1896 in one of the classy residential areas of Glasgow, the Pollokshields. This structure has been known for its square and high tower and the lovely gardens around it. The house was converted into a hotel before World War II, was commissioned by the Royal Navy for the Radar Training, and was again made into a hotel in 1945. Today, this castle hotel is one of the best hotels in the area.

It is 3 miles (4.83 kilometers) from the city of Glasgow and 2 miles (3.22 kilometers) from the Glasgow Science Center. The rooms are luxurious, and they are equipped with wireless internet, flat-screen TV, and coffee and tea making facilities. The suites have a sitting room and in some rooms, there are four-poster beds. Parking is free on the premises. Guests get to enjoy free full Scottish breakfast, which they can have in the elegant restaurant of the hotel.

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Sherbrooke Castle Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 11 Sherbrooke Avenue

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden

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2. Barony Castle Hotel (from USD 131)

Nestled amidst Peeblesshire countryside, Barony Castle Hotel is a restored 16th-century castle and houses an award-winning restaurant. Guests can choose from a range of 82 comfortable bedrooms, each equipped with a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom.

Take advantage of the sauna and the heated loungers by the swimming pool to unwind. You can also head to the fitness center if you wish to exercise during your time here. Further, there’s a bar and a lounge where guests can enjoy some relaxing time and meet fellow travelers.

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Barony Castle Hotel This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Wifi Available

Address: Eddleston

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

3. Cringletie House (from USD 427)

Cringletie House is situated on a 28-acre (11.33-hectare) historic estate and is just 35 minutes away from Edinburgh. This country house offers a lovely hilltop location and a beautiful walled garden that dates back to 1673.

Families can choose the cozy Two-Bedroom Cottage that comes with a full kitchen and a separate seating area. There’s also a deck with a hot tub and two bathrooms for added convenience. Couples, on the other hand, can go for the Junior Suite, which features a fireplace and comes with a free decanter of whisky.

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Cringletie House

Wifi Available

Address: Edinburgh Road

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Golf course (within 3 km) Garden

4. Crossbasket Castle (from USD 580)

Experience a mix of classic and modern living at Crossbasket Castle Hotel in Glasgow, Scotland. The turret of the castle was built in the 15th-century. Crossbasket served as home to several noble families in Scotland. After it was renovated, this castle hotel has become a great retreat and venue for weddings as well as other events. It has nine rooms and two restaurants. All rooms have wireless internet and spacious bathrooms.

A river passes through the estate, and guests can go fishing. There is also a golf course nearby. You can watch horse racing or play tennis, squash, or swim in the indoor pool. The restaurant serves gastronomic delights that are prepared by Chefs Albert and Michel Roux Junior. The city of Glasgow is just a 15-minute drive away. Go shopping, visit the museums and boutiques. You can watch events at the SSE Hydro Arena such as concerts, sports events, and shows. Whether you are looking for a quiet weekend or a lively one, the Crossbasket Castle Hotel in Glasgow is the place to be.

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Crossbasket Castle

Wifi Available

Address: Crossbasket Estate, Stoneymeadow Road

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden

5. Castle Levan (from USD 248)

Have you been dreaming of living in a real castle with a very old history? Then you might want to stay inside the Castle Levan Bed & Breakfast at Castle Levan Stirling Drive in Gourock, Inverclyde.

The castle has three bedrooms, with two bedrooms on the first floor and one on the second floor. The room on the second floor serves as the Laird’s bedroom. It has a four-poster king-size bed, an ensuite toilet, and a private bathroom that has been newly redecorated. It has a slipper bathtub and a huge walk-in shower.

The two bedrooms on the first floor used to be the bedchambers of the castle’s Knight and Archers. They have double beds and ensuite baths. There is a common sitting room just outside the rooms. The castle does not accept children below 12 years old.

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6. Glenapp Castle (from USD 751)

Spend your vacation in this secluded and quiet castle in Ballantrae. The Glenapp Castle was built in 1870 on 36 acres (14.57 hectares) of land with lush gardens and trees. The elegant rooms are decorated with antiques. They have wireless internet, TV, and DVD players. Some rooms have fireplaces, chandeliers and offer a magnificent view of the sea. Breakfast is free while the restaurant serves a delicious lunch and dinner, and afternoon tea. Dinner is a 6-course meal. Guests can play tennis, archery, and croquet. There are trails for hiking, walking, and motorbiking. Spend lovely days in this fairytale castle in Ballantrae.

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Glenapp Castle

Wheelchair accessible

Address: Ayrshire

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court

7. Cornhill Castle (from USD 225)

Located in the quiet and secluded area near the River Clyde, the stately Cornhill Castle is one of the most well-known castle hotels in Scotland. This hotel offers a spectacular view of the Lanarkshire hills across it. The castle was built in 1851 by the Bruce Campbell family. It changed ownership several times until 1998 when it was converted into a hotel.

Today, the original castle has become an annex to the main building of the hotel. The rooms in the hotel are all spacious complete with modern amenities. Dining at Cornhill Castle is a gastronomic delight as there are lots of food choices, some of which use fresh local produce as ingredients.

The lovely view of the hotel makes it an ideal venue for weddings, engagement parties, and other celebrations. Cornhill Castle has a function room that can accommodate 200 persons and is ideal for corporate meetings and events.

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Cornhill Castle

Wifi Available

Address: Cornhill Castle, Coulter, Biggar

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Garden

8. Melville Castle Hotel (from USD 286)

Melville Castle Hotel was once home to a historic Scottish clan. At present, it is a 4-star Gothic Playfair-designed castle hotel that offers accommodations with a unique blend of elegance and antiques. The rooms are also equipped with modern comforts, such as Wifi and a flat-screen TV. Room service is also provided for convenience.

The on-site restaurant serves Full English and Irish fare. After a hearty breakfast, guests can take lovely strolls in the garden, relax on the terrace, or check out some notable places near the hotel. Arthur’s Seat and Dalhousie Castle Falconry are located just within 5 miles (8.05 kilometers) of the property.

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Melville Castle Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Melville Castle Hotel Melville

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km)

9. Shieldhill Castle (from USD 221)

Nestled in the beautiful Scottish countryside, Shieldhill Castle offers a luxurious getaway befitting a royal. It features posh accommodations with original features that reflect the 12th century when the hotel first opened. Although the rooms are designed with historic touches, they also come with modern conveniences that ensure a relaxing stay. The rooms are well-lit and equipped with a flat-screen TV. The Superior Castle Rooms, in particular, offer luxurious poster beds and a double hot tub in the room.

Other property amenities include free parking spaces, a restaurant, and a bar. There is also a beautiful garden on the premises that offers lovely strolls and nature views.

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Shieldhill Castle

8.3 User Rating Wheelchair accessible

Address: Shieldhill Road Quothquan

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Golf course (within 3 km) Garden

10. Dalhousie Castle Hotel (from USD 480)

On the banks of the River Esk stands Dalhousie Castle Hotel, a 13th-century fortress with iconic turrets and towers. This 4-star property offers characterful rooms and suites, each tastefully appointed with rich Scottish fabrics and period pieces. From the Temple Spa toiletries to the soft Egyptian cotton bed linen, everything in Dalhousie Castle Hotel suggests a royal experience. Modern amenities, such as Wifi, tea and coffee-making facilities, and a flat-screen digital TV are provided as well.

For a unique dining scene, guests can head to the Dungeon Restaurant via an ancient stairway and enjoy 2 AA Rosette dining. There is also a spa facility on the property offering hydro facilities and a wide range of wellness treatments.

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Dalhousie Castle Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Cockpen Road

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Golf course (within 3 km)

Live like royalty at Glasgow's castle hotels

Glasgow’s castle hotels turn fairytales into reality. These hotels have an old history, going back several centuries. Stay in rooms that used to house dukes, barons, and knights. Climb the tower and enjoy the fantastic view. Walk the halls where the nobility used to have their balls. Live in medieval structures furnished with all the comforts of modern living. Stay in a castle in Scotland on your next vacation.

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