The Eisenhower at Culzean Castle

Combining elegance, grace, and charm on the Scottish coast of Ayrshire, The Eisenhower at Culzean Castle is a luxurious country house hotel that promises an unforgettable country escape. Named after its famous former resident, General Dwight D. Eisenhower, The Eisenhower is located on the upper floors of Culzean Castle and boasts spectacular panoramic views along the Ayrshire coast and across the sea to the rugged mountains of Arran. Comprising six beautifully appointed bedrooms, the grand circular Drawing Room, and elegant private Dining Room, The Eisenhower Hotel is one of the most exclusive places to stay in Scotland.

Claiming a regal position on a high cliff overlooking the Firth of Clyde, Culzean Castle is surrounded by hundreds of acres of woods, manicured gardens, and ornamental ponds. Just over an hour’s drive south of Glasgow, the Castle’s offers a plethora of activities nearby to enjoy including archery, clay pigeon shooting, horseback riding, whiskey tasting in a local distillery, and golf on some of Scotland’s most famous courses. Photo: chris148/Fotolia


»Rooms & Suites

Rooms & Suites


The Eisenhower Hotel at Culzean Castle boasts six beautifully appointed guest suites with elegant, country-style décor and period furnishings, en-suite bathrooms with shower-over-bath combinations, original vanities, and deluxe bath products, and splendid views of the surrounding landscapes.

Once used by Eisenhower himself, the Eisenhower Suite is the largest suite in the hotel and boasts a grandeur befitting a President. The suite offers a king-sized double bed (converts into twins if necessary) with designer linens and plush pillows, and a spacious en-suite white-tiled bathroom with a pedestal vanity, shower-over-bath combination, thick towels, bathrobes and slippers, and deluxe bath products. This suite has glorious views across the Fountain Court Gardens to the sea.

Named after the 12th Earl’s title of ‘Marquis of Ailsa,' the Ailsa Suite comprises a large bedroom with a beautiful four-poster bed with designer linens and plush pillows. A spacious en-suite white-tiled bathroom has a pedestal vanity, shower-over-bath combination, thick towels, bathrobes and slippers, and deluxe bath products, and stunning views across the Fountain Court Gardens to the sea can be taken in from both the bedroom and bathroom windows.

Named after General Sir James Gault, Chief of Staff to Eisenhower during the Battle of Europe, The Gault room offers an extra wide super-king double bed (converts into twins if necessary) with designer linens and plush pillows. A spacious en-suite white-tiled bathroom offers a pedestal vanity, shower-over-bath combination, thick towels, bathrobes and slippers, and deluxe bath products.

Named in honor of one of Scotland’s oldest families, the Culzean Kennedys, the Kennedy Room offers a comfortable double bed with designer linens and plush pillows. A private bathroom opposite the room boasts a pedestal vanity, shower-over-bath combination, thick towels, bathrobes and slippers, and deluxe bath products, and a comfortable sitting area with an armchair and lovely views over to the clock tower.

The Adam Room has a super-king size double bed (converts into twins if necessary) with designer linens and plush pillows. A spacious en-suite white-tiled bathroom has a pedestal vanity, shower-over-bath combination, thick towels, bathrobes and slippers, and deluxe bath products. Stunning views across the Fountain Court Gardens to the sea can be taken in from both the bedroom and bathroom windows.

The Cairncross Room features a double bed with designer linens and plush pillows, and a spacious en-suite white-tiled bathroom with shower-over-bath combination, and deluxe bath products. Classic circular windows offer lovely views over the Fountain Court Garden. Things to Do in Scotland: The Eisenhower at Culzean Castle - Photo: Louise McGilviray/Fotolia

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»Dining

Dining


The small dining room serves a hearty breakfast of local produce every morning, including smoked salmon, smoked Ayrshire bacon and juicy butcher’s sausages, along with eggs, toast, juice, and coffee. A delicious three-course dinner menu is available on the weekends, or for a minimum party of six guests.

The Eisenhower at Culzean Castle offers an array of amenities, including an elegant, circular Drawing Room with an abundance of comfortable seating, two fireplaces and breathtaking and panoramic views where guests can enjoy afternoon tea or drinks from the bar.

The private dining room has stunning views over both the Fountain Court Garden to the south and the Firth of Clyde towards ‘Ailsa Craig’ to the west with private tables for two or larger tables for a group of guests. A hearty breakfast of local produce is served every morning, including smoked salmon, smoked Ayrshire bacon, and juicy butcher’s sausages, along with eggs, toast, juice, and coffee. A delicious three-course dinner menu is available on the weekends, or for a minimum party of six guests.

A small television lounge provides an escape for those who want to catch up on the news, and there are miles of way-marked nature trails and cliff paths around the property to explore. Things to Do in Scotland: The Eisenhower at Culzean Castle - Photo: Heartland Arts/Fotolia

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Ayrshire offers a broad range of activities, ranging from walking and hiking on one of the many coastal and countryside paths that run through the property of Culzean Castle to soaking up the beautiful architecture and rich history of the castle and the surrounding area. For the more energetic, there is a range of outdoor and recreational activities and adventures such as archery, horseback riding, clay pigeon shooting, sailing or playing golf on some of Scotland’s most famous courses, including Old Prestwick, Royal Troon, and Turnberry. Local historical and cultural attractions include Souter Johnnie’s Cottage, Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, and the Burns Bachelor Club.

The Eisenhower at Culzean Castle provides an elegant setting for romantic weddings, anniversary celebrations and other special occasions for up to 12 guests, with catering services and event planning and management also provided.

The Eisenhower at Culzean Castle, Culzean Castle & Country Park, Maybole, Ayrshire, KA19 8LE, Phone: 655-884-455 Things to Do in Scotland: The Eisenhower at Culzean Castle - Photo: Hugh Shaw/Fotolia

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