Hotel Shieldhill Castle (Biggar, United Kingdom)

Hotel Shieldhill Castle (Biggar, United Kingdom)

About Shieldhill Castle

Located in the Clyde Valley and surrounded by picturesque Scottish countryside, Hotel Shieldhill Castle offers elegant and comfortable accommodation with 25 en-suite rooms, a restaurant, bar/lounge together with conference facilities and free on-site parking. The rooms feature flat-screen TV’s, tea and coffee making equipment, hairdryers, desks, complimentary toiletries and free Wi-Fi. Guests staying at Hotel Shieldhill Castle can relax with a few drinks in front of the open fire of the hotel’s comfortable lounge and during warmer weather go for a leisurely stroll across the hotel’s private grounds. The Chancellor’s Restaurant offers a wide range of dishes made using local ingredients such as fresh fish and game as well as full-Scottish breakfasts and cream teas. Light snacks and an extensive drinks list are on offer at the bar. The centre of Edinburgh is a 40-minute drive away whilst Linlithgow Palace and the Scotch Whisky Experience are 29.1 miles away.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym

Location

Shieldhill Road, Quothquan, ML12 6NA, Biggar, United Kingdom

Rating overview

  • Location
    Very good  8.4 / 10
  • Rooms
    Very good  8.2 / 10
  • Service
    Excellent  8.5 / 10

Positive Reviews

positive:

Elegant interior and full of character.

The communal rooms were complimented by many of the guests who described them as very elegant and brimming with old-world charm. The interior has retained a lot of original features such as the high ceilings and oak panelled walls. Many guests enjoyed spending time in the lounge with its comfortable arm chairs and cozy log fire.

positive:

Quality food and plenty of it.

Guests were pleased with the quality of the food whilst the menus were said to be extensive with lots of local dishes on offer. The meals were said to be well prepared and tasty whilst the portions were described as being very generous.

positive:

Helpful and attentive staff .

All of the staff at the hotel have been highly praised for their friendliness and efficiency. Guests said that they felt well looked after during their stay and that the staff couldn’t do enough for them in order to make their stay pleasant and comfortable.


Negative Reviews

negative:

Issues with heating.

Some guests said that they felt uncomfortably hot in the hotel and also objected to not being able to control the thermostat on the radiators in their rooms. Many were forced to open the windows in order to cool down their rooms which were described as hot and stuffy.

negative:

Remote location.

The hotel is quite a way away from the nearest shops and restaurants and some guests who wanted to dine out or walk to the nearest amenities were disappointed to find that they had to get in their cars in order to get to the nearest village.

negative:

Windows in need of replacement.

The windows in some of the rooms have been described as quite old with many guests complaining that they rattled at night and also let in water when it rained.


All amenities

Hotel facilities
  1. Entrance Hall/lobby
  2. Car park
  3. Terrace
  4. Pets allowed
Room facilities
  1. Bathtub (upon inquiry)
  2. Shower
  3. Openable windows
  4. Television

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 11:00
  2. Check out: 11:00

Contact

Shieldhill Road, Quothquan , ML12 6NA , Biggar , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1899220035 | 

Cleanliness policies

  • New safety protocols
  • Regular disinfection
  • Safe distance

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