The safety and wellbeing of our valued guests, our wonderful staff and our community here in Kinloch Rannoch continues to be our first priority. While we’ve always been meticulous when it comes to cleaning and housekeeping, we’ve introduced a number of additional measures, some of which you may notice, though most are very discrete. These have been carefully considered; primarily for your safety but also, importantly, to ensure your enjoyment isn’t in any way compromised.
Subtle changes you may notice:
Hand sanitiser in each of our suites
Faster check-in times reduced from our usual 90 seconds to 60 seconds. An express check out facility; these changes are implemented in order to reduce any unnecessary gatherings
You’ll be asked to reserve a table for breakfast, just as you might do for an evening meal. This is designed to ensure safe distancing
You’ll now be served by our waiting staff at our breakfast buffet stations rather than the self-serving facility we previously offered
Our restaurant Edinas is now open until 10 pm in line with the latest Covid-19 measures announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
The presents are under the tree, the world-class chefs at Edina’s are making preparations for our five-course festive dinner, and there’s an air of peace and goodwill moving gently throughout our hotel.
So, as the Dunalastair Hotel Suites team settle in for a holiday, there’s only one thing left for us to do:
Wish all of our guests both past and present a very Merry Christmas and a safe, magical and prosperous New Year.
New York, Sydney, London; there are some parts of the globe with a reputation for being among the best places to celebrate New Year’s Eve anywhere in the world. Yet even those international hotspots are no match for Scotland when it comes to doing December 31st with such an unbridled sense of passion, tradition, and festivity.
As the first of the snow begins to fall, and the halls are decked with boughs of holly, there’s no escaping the fact that the festive season is well and truly upon us once again.
This year, your guest ambassadors at the award-winning Dunalastair Hotel Suites in Highland Perthshire have begun our countdown to the most magical time of year with our unique take on the 12 Days of Christmas.
With its beautiful, snow-capped mountains, enchanting scenery and its famously warm hospitality, few places are better suited for the perfect winter getaway than Highland Scotland.
This is perhaps why millions of people head this way every year. According to Visit Scotland, tourist numbers rose by 11% to 12 million last year, with almost 50% of those visitors arriving in the chillier months.
Did you know that out of the millions of people who visit Scotland every year, 46% of them do so in the autumn and winter months?
While this may come as a surprise to anyone for whom a holiday is strictly a summertime event, for those of us who’ve experienced the captivating beauty of a Scottish winter up close and personal, it makes absolute sense that increasing numbers of visitors are flocking to the Highlands in the off-season.
It’s often said that Scotland’s weather is so wonderfully unpredictable that it’s entirely possible to experience all four seasons in a single day.
Of course, the wild, dramatic landscapes and ever-changing scenery are all part of the country’s charm, guaranteeing that no matter what time of year you visit, you’re always in for a truly unforgettable experience.
With Summer only just behind us, it may be hard to believe that Christmas is only just around the corner. Yet here we are already, approaching just three months before Old Saint Nick comes shuffling down the chimney to bring good tidings and joy to all.
So while it may not have been on your mind before now, if you’re planning on escaping the usual hustle and bustle of the festive season this year, then now is the perfect time to start making those all-important bookings.
Scotland may be better known for its haggis, shortbread, and good old neeps and tatties, but did you know the country is fast becoming a veritable hotbed for vegan food?
With some 350,000 Scots said to be eating a plant-based diet and a further 14% of those responding to a Vegan Society survey considering ditching meat and dairy in the future, it’s no wonder that we’ve seen a wealth of new stores, festivals and vegan restaurants in Scotland open up over the past few years.
Here at the five-star Dunalastair Hotel Suites in Highland Perthshire, we recently announced the launch of our own Flawlessly Vegan menu, offering a fresh, delicious array of plant-based options at our in-house restaurant, Edina’s.