Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced the debut of the Destination by Hyatt brand in the United Kingdom with SCHLOSS Roxburghe. The historic estate has recently gone through an extensive transformation, including the addition of a state-of-the-art spa, 58 new rooms and suites in the newly constructed extension The Estate House, and 12 classically designed Scottish luxury cottages. Following the continued expansion of Hyatt’s luxury brands across Europe, the opening of SCHLOSS Roxburghe represents a significant growth milestone for the Destination by Hyatt portfolio in Europe as it joins 7Pines Resort Ibiza and 7Pines Resort Sardinia.
“SCHLOSS Roxburghe is a property of distinction that is now fully transformed into a luxurious and historic retreat,” said Jorg Lindner, founder and managing partner at 12.18. Group. “We are proud to realize this exciting project with Hyatt and add such an incredible property to the diverse collection of luxury and upscale independent hotels, resorts and residences within the Destination by Hyatt portfolio.”
“As the first Hyatt hotel to open its doors in Scotland and the 14th property in the UK, this immersive country retreat reflects the growing demand from World of Hyatt members and guests for discovery-filled experiences in some of Britain’s most sought-after locations,” said Arnaud de Saint-Exupery, area vice president of Hyatt in the United Kingdom and Ireland. “We are delighted by the introduction of this Destination by Hyatt property to our diverse and fast-growing UK portfolio."
Formerly owned by the Duke of Roxburghe, the elegant countryside retreat offers a total of 78 rooms and suites as well as 12 two-bedroom cottages, 20 guestrooms and suites within the historic manor house and 58 guestrooms within The Estate House. Looking ahead, the property is set to introduce 50 additional cottages, planned to be available to guests starting in 2023.
Located in the beautiful woodlands on the SCHLOSS Roxburghe estate, surrounded by wildlife and right next to the Golf Course, each of the 12 cottages benefits from having additional living space, fitted kitchens and furnished garden terraces. These additional amenities allow guests the added flexibility to appreciate and take advantage of the hotel’s services while having the option to enjoy an intimate dining experience provided by the property or themselves in the privacy within their own home-away-from-home.
The 1,100m² SCHLOSS Spa is a first-class wellbeing facility which includes an outdoor heated infinity swimming pool, complete with an underwater sound system. It is accompanied by a plunge pool and hot tub, allowing guests to truly soak up the hotel’s serene atmosphere. To further set the stage for guests to dive into the estate’s natural beauty while pampering their soul, the large, 600m² relaxation area features floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the landscaped grounds and rolling views toward the Scottish Borders. For the ultimate indulgence, three treatment rooms ensure guests can take full advantage of the soothing range of natural treatments available. The luxury spa also offers a fully equipped fitness suite plus a rustic Finnish dry sauna and a glass-fronted aromatic sauna, both with pool views.
The hotel also offers an 18-hole championship golf course that maximizes the landscape’s natural topography, embedded amongst glorious rivers and mature woodlands, providing an enjoyable and challenging game for golfers of every level.
Guests and local residents alike have two on-site gastronomic experiences alongside a tearoom and various lounges to choose from, each serving up a modern twist on traditional Scottish cuisine. These include Charlie’s restaurant, with its curated ‘Scottish bistronomy’ themed menu and terrace, and the cosmopolitan, fine cuisine of Sunlaws. The Drawing Room, meanwhile, provides the perfect spot for a sumptuous afternoon tea.