Scotland's Gleneagles Hotel Unveils Room Renovations

The Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire, Scotland has completed a $1.6 million renovation of its bedrooms with some swank new perks.

Gleneagles Hotel, Perthshire, Scotland

A total of 36 of Gleneagles’ 232 rooms have been recreated by Scottish designers Greylines, which also made three new teenage rooms for the hotel’s younger guests, complete with PS3 consoles, and Langdale chaise lounges.

New features in the refurbished rooms include:

·         In-shower ‘feature walls’ with scenes from the hotel’s championship golf courses


·         New 39-inch TVs, under-floor heating, and headboard reading lights


·         Environmentally-friendly LED lighting

“With the new rooms, we’ve tried to bring a little of the outside inside, with modern twists on traditionally Scottish design – for example, a stylized thistle pattern in the carpets, feature walls that depict outdoor scenes and a color palette inspired by the Perthshire landscape,” said General Manager Bernard Murphy. 

This is only the latest new development for Gleneagles, which will host the 40th Ryder Cup Matches in 2014. Others include a $4.7 million overhaul of its Dormy Clubhouse in 2011, the installation of a new outdoor whisky and cigar bar (The Blue Bar) in the same year, and more than $1 million investment in its PGA Centenary Course in 2012.