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Culzean Castle

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Beautiful castle and grounds. Didn't get to spend enough time here but loved the castle. Did a highlights tour and it was very informative. Kids had a great time searching for all the hidden legos. The grounds were gorgeous. Well worth a stop if you have time.

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful Culzean Castle is a perfect stop en route from cairnryan to Glasgow. Easier to turn at Turnberry and drive the few miles to this stunning castle and gardens. If you like castles you will love Culzean. It has a number of wee cafes too. Do leave plenty of time to explore the many garden walks also. Tip: The car...

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North Port, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with our friends from Lanark Scotland who we are visiting for two weeks, they were never here so a road trip was planned. Interesting historical facts abound. This place was given to General Eisenhower for leading the troops in WWII. Great views. Also In every room there is a employee who will explain features of the particular room you...

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Thank golf076
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today. £31 to get in. Was disappointed the fountain area a building site. Went round castle. Nothing to rave about. Ad a scone and coffee and walk round the grounds. Nice views from grounds but worth £31. Naaaaaa.

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Bridge of Weir, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Enjoyed our stay in the Eisenhower Hotel at Culzean. This was a lovely experience. Beautiful setting with room overlooking the sea. Delicious food and the most pleasant helpful staff you could wish for. The public rooms were beautifully laid out and it felt more like staying in a country house rather than a hotel. Furniture and paintings were fascinating and...

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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely day exploring the Castle and its grounds. A few more direction signs would help find the play area, Swan lake and the walled gardens. Although dog friendly a few more dog poo bins would be good. Well worth a visit. Better signs from the caravan park to the Castle for walkers would be useful. I would have...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We had a wonderful 2 night stay in the Eisenhower Room at Culzean Castle. The room itself was really special and just staying in the castle was fabulous. The staff were very friendly and went out of their way to make sure you have an enjoyable stay. The views from the castle are magnificent. All the food, from the cream...

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Thank Kim F
West of Scotland
Reviewed 30 March 2017

What a wonderful stay we had in the Eisenhower rooms at Culzean, we also by chance happened to choose a warm and sunny weekend when we had a sunset that demanded to be photographed. Our room, the Gault, is on the cliff edge with views to Arran. We were welcomed to the hotel and shown the various facilities and advised...

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1Thank cumberland70
Scotland
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

On cliffs a hoos wi' guns an' gas In hand a gift fe me bonny lass Smiling Billy there to greet A finer man you'll na'er meet He tickles and teases wi' tales o'fancy O' Cassilis, O' Ailsa, O' Clan Kennedy Billy's burstin' wi' banter an passion You'll feast Ike like - tastebuds dancin There's reason to smile, an reason...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We had a truly spectacular time at Culzean Castle--waiting staff super kind and welcoming, we had a lovely 4 poster bedroom in the Eisenhower apartment and our chef cooked us dinner every night, we even had a private tour of the rooms. Thanks so much for such an amazing experience!

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The Eisenhower Apartment is a small, country house-style hotel, located on the second floor of Culzean Castle, enjoying superb panoramic marine views across the sea to the mountains of Arran. Guests access the accommodation using an original 1920s elevator. Comprising 6 bedrooms, a circular Drawing Room and elegant Dining Room, the Apartment is perhaps one of the most exclusive places to stay anywhere in Scotland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Culzean Castle

Address: Maybole KA19 8LE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Ayrshire > South Ayrshire > Maybole
Price Range: $660 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Culzean Castle Hotel Maybole
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“All rooms have excellent views.”
Potatomama420, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Eisenhower room is really special.”
kimf486, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Gault bedroom has sea views.”
cumberland70, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Several suites to choose from, all with unique features.”
michieg121, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms are very nice with great views, plenty of room and modern toilets and showers.”
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willpoi, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
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