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Perle Hotels acquires Glencoe House Hotel

The Scotland-based Perle Hotels has purchased the five-star Glencoe House Hotel, regarded as one of the most exclusive and luxurious hotels in the Scottish Highlands.

The hotel, which has 14 suites, sits in a commanding position overlooking the sea, loch and mountains around Glencoe.

Glencoe House was built by Lord Strathcona in 1896 and offers the perfect site for those interested in exploring the stunning highland landscape, getting a taste of walking in one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland or even tracing their genealogy.

The area is steeped in history and perhaps best known for the bloody massacre in 1692 between the Campbell and the MacDonald clans.

Fasih Rehman, chief executive of Perle Hotels, said: “Glencoe House Hotel and its team are a fantastic addition to our growing hotel group.

“We appreciate what a very special place Glencoe House is, but also the very high standards at which it operates now, and we intend to build further on these in the future.”

Glencoe and the surrounding area are well known for walking locations such as Rannoch Moor, the Hanging Valley and the beautiful Lochens, not to mention the nearby Ice Factor indoor ice-climbing centre for those wishing to have-a-go at developing their climbing techniques.

Perle Hotels currently owns and operates four hotels in Scotland; in Portree, Inverness and Oban.

The Marmalade and Bosville Hotels overlook the harbour in Portree.

The Perle Oban is located on the harbour in Oban and Lochardil House Hotel is a short distance from the centre of Inverness.

Perle Hotels was established in 2014 and has grown rapidly in the past five years.

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Glencoe House Hotel featured in the “literary journey around scotland” article of luxury scotland

In the latest Luxury Scotland article “An enlightening Journey around Luxury Scotland”  by Vivian Devlin every region of Scotland, from the Lowlands to Highlands and Islands, is covered. The article takes the reader on a journey through a prime collection of historic Hotels, Castles and Country Houses.

Let yourself be carried into the charming world of the Scotland’s nature and literature.

In this article the area of Glencoe and the Glencoe House Hotel may not be missing naturally. Discover the inspiring history of Lord Strathcona,”one of the British Empire’s foremost builders and philanthropists”, as well as the past of the unique five star hotel and the beautiful surroundings of the Scottish Highlands in the chronicles written by Donna McDonald.

Chronicles of Lord StrathconaIf you like to get a short insight into the interesting life of Donald Alexander Smith and Glencoe House you may read more in our history section.

See you at your next visit at the Glencoe House Hotel.

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Glencoe House featured in “Forbes France”

In the November online edition of the Forbes France magazine an article about the Scotish Highlands and the Glencoe House Hotel was published. The editrice Katya Pellegrino discovered the Scotish Highlands as well as the comforts of Glencoe House and wrote about her experiences here. Please note that this article was only published in French.

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Glencoe House Now a Member of Connoisseurs Scotland

Glencoe House is now a member of Connoisseurs Scotland’s Collection of Luxury Hotels in Scotland.

“Glencoe House is a very different concept of hotel accommodation, in one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland and the attention to detail that Roger Niemeyer and his team have shown in the refurbishment of this magnificent building and the beautiful gardens bides well for the future.”

To find out more, read the full press release here.

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July 2014 Newsletter

“The summer days here in Glencoe are lovely and long – in fact it is only dark for a matter of hours at this time of the year! We have taken full opportunity of the extended days and continue to develop our ideas and…”
Read the full July 2014 Newsletter.

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