Press & Awards
We are proud to have received a number of prestigious awards
The Good Hotel Guide
We are delighted to have been shortlisted by The Good Hotel Guide in 2020. To be recognised by such a prestigious independent guide to hotels in Great Britain, Ireland Europe and the Caribbean is a testament to our exceptional service standards and unique offering in Highland Scotland.
Traveller Review Award
We’re celebrating in the Highlands after being awarded a Booking.com Traveller Review Award for our dedication to service excellence.
During a challenging year, we are over the moon to receive this award which honours exceptional hospitality based on guest reviews. It will sit proudly amongst our other coveted awards on our mantelpiece in the hotel.
TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice 2020
It is most rewarding to have been given the 2020 Travellers’ Choice Award by TripAdvisor and we are honoured to be in the top 10% of hotels worldwide.
This wouldn’t have been possible without the amazing feedback provided by our guests.
AA Covid Confident Certificate 2020
We are delighted to announce that we have now been awarded the AA Covid Confident certificate. This shows that Dunalastair Hotel Suites has in place the necessary risk assessment, safety measures & staff training to reopen safely, in line with the UK’s government guidelines.
We’re Good To Go 2020
“We’re Good To Go” is the official UK mark to signal that a tourism and hospitality business has worked hard to follow Government and industry COVID-19 guidelines and has a process in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.
The ‘We’re Good To Go’ industry standard and supporting mark, has been developed jointly by the four Visitor agencies across the UK, that will ensure the sector is as prepared as possible to welcome visitors again.
ECOsmart Gold Awards 2020
We are delighted to have received the ECOsmart Gold award. ECOsmart is the accreditation programme of Greengage Solutions – recognising and supporting eco-friendly hotels and conference venues that meet certified standards of sustainability.
We are committed to sustainability and corporate social responsibility. We strive to reduce our impact on the environment and are very proud to offer such a quality product in the very heart of the Scottish Highlands.
Prestige Hotel Awards 2020
We are proud to announce Dunalastair Hotel Suites has been nominated as a finalist at the 2020 Prestige Hotel Awards. Dunalastair Hotel Suites has received recognition for 2 important categories such as Best Hotel Breakfast and Best Couples Experience.
This is the 3rd consecutive year Dunalastair Hotel Suites has been a finalist for a variety of key industry awards.
World Travel Awards 2020
We are proud to announce Dunalastair Hotel Suites has been nominated for Scotland’s Leading Hotel at the 2020 World Travel Awards. Voting for the Europe region is now open and will close by midnight on 10th May.
Votes are cast by both travel professionals and consumers, with the nominee gaining the most votes for an award named as the winner. We hope you’ll vote for us!
Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence 2020 – Best Countryside Hotel Finalist
We were delighted to be a finalist in the Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence 2020. We are proud to showcase our very special part of the Scottish Highlands, thank you Condé Nast Johansens Awards for a wonderful evening and for our nomination of Best Countryside Hotel.
Best Loved Hotel Awards 2019 Awards Nominee
Dunalastair Hotel Suites are thrilled to have been nominated in the Best Loved Hotels Awards 2019. The Best Loved Hotel Awards were designed to celebrate excellence across hotels throughout the world.
Prestige Hotel Awards – Best Serviced Accommodation 2019
Prestige Hotel Awards is a prestigious and well-known celebration of outstanding achievements within the Scottish Hotel Industry. We were nominated for an unprecedented 7 award categories, and are delighted to receive the Prestige Hotel Awards Best Serviced Accommodation 2019.
Scottish Hospitality Awards – Boutique Hotel of the Year 2018
We are delighted to have recently been awarded ‘boutique hotel of the year 2018’ by the Scottish Hospitality Awards we are very proud to offer such a quality product in the very heart of the Scottish Highlands.
Prestige Hotel Awards, Best Boutique Hotel – Runner Up 2018
We are so pleased to have received this award at the Prestige Hotel Awards. Thank you to everyone who voted.
The International Hotel and Property Awards – Shortlisted 2018
We are very excited to have been shortlisted by the International Hotel and Property Awards 2018 for two categories; including the Hotel under 50 rooms (Europe) and the Hotel Suite Europe.
TripAdvisor – Excellence Award 2018
Having just been trading for a year, it is most rewarding to have been awarded Certificate of Excellence 2018 by TripAdvisor. This wouldn’t have been possible without the amazing feedback provided by our guests.
Visit Scotland – 5 Star Accreditation
Dunalastair Hotel Suites has achieved a five-star official rating by Scottish Tourist board. The highest accreditation bestowed to a hotel in the United Kingdom. A five star grading from Visit Scotland only reaffirms Dunalastair Hotel Suites’ position in a prestigious league of exclusive Scottish hotels.
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Perthshire suites are a star attraction
Kinloch Rannoch was once best known as a bolthole for politicians including Winston Churchill and Margaret Thatcher – now it’s making a name in film tourism. Scenes from the Harry Potter films, Trainspotting and TV series Outlander were shot in the rugged landscape around the Perthshire village.
The claim to fame of our destination, the newly-refurbished Dunalastair Hotel Suites, is clear to see in the restaurant where Liam Neeson’s kilted outfit from Rob Roy hangs in a frame.
Read More on Metro Scotland
Peak Highlands in Loch Rannoch
Tucked against the eastern bank of Loch Rannoch, the village of Kinloch Rannoch plays host to Dunalastair Hotel Suites. After some recent renovations, this Victorian hotel now offers luxury accommodation for guests from all over the world.
Read more on The Times
3 Villages Worth Seeing in the Scottish Highlands: Plus We Found The Elusive Red Squirrel!
Newly opened in May 2017, this charming Victorian building dominates the village square and has undergone a multimillion pound renovation keeping the Victorian stone features of the building while updating it with modern luxurious interiors.
Read more on Destination: Overlooked
14 places to find Christmas cheer in Britain and beyond
White Christmas in Britain? Dunalastair Hotel Suites, at Kinloch Rannoch in the Highlands, is offering two-night stays, checking in on Dec 24, food included, from £550 per double.
Read more on The Telegraph
The Scottish Highlands: The Bazaar Travel Guide
This year Scotland was named the most beautiful country in the world. Yes, this small heathery country that forms the upper part of the UK beat picturesque idylls like Mauritius, Italy and Indonesia to come top on the Rough Guides chart.
Read more on Harper’s Bazaar