Glenlaurel, A Scottish Inn and Cottages

Luxurious accommodations with fine dining, Scottish Links Golf, private hiking trails, and more!

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Luxurious accommodations with fine dining, Scottish Links Golf, private hiking trails, and more!

4.6
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The Basics

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Hocking Hills' Scottish-inspired luxury inn. Escape the ordinary for a romantic experience like no other! Glenlaurel, A Scottish Inn & Cottages is situated on 140-acres in the heart of Ohio's Hocking Hills. The adult-only resort boasts luxurious accommodations (cottages, crofts, suites, and rooms), six and seven-course fine dining, private gorge/hiking trails, and more! Unplug from technology and reconnect with one another. Romance awaits!

At a Glance

  • Smoke-Free
  • Adult Only
  • Pub/Tavern/Bar
  • Cabins/Cottages
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Culinary Experiences
  • Romantic Getaway
  • Tesla Charger

In the Know

  • The Hocking Hills is a premiere site for nature enthusiasts!

  • Bird-watching is a thriving activity in the beautiful landscapes of Hocking Hills and the Glenlaurel Estate.

  • Visit the awe-inspiring beauty of the night sky at the John Glenn Astronomy Park.

  • Experience the wonders of nature at the Butterfly Ridge Butterfly Conservation Center. 

Stay for the Story

Open for 3 decades as a re-creation of Laird Ceymus MacTavish’s Scottish Estate, Glenlaurel is America's only Scottish Country Estate and Inn. From the 8-hole Scottish Links golf course to the multi-course fine dining, enjoy a wee bit o’ Scotland.

Sip & Savor

Here are a few things to sip & savor when you visit…

Unpretentious fine dining at Glenlaurel's onsite restaurant combines savory modern cuisine with a Scottish flair.

Ale House 1890 is a polished, casual restaurant in Downtown Lancaster serving up great food, spirits, and good times!

Starbrick BBQ: A local favorite. Smoked meats, house-made sides, rubs, and sauces. No frills, no fuss, just good food. 

See & Do

Here are a few things to see & do when you visit…

Visit the Ohio Glass Museum & Glass Blowing Studio and experience the art of glass making.

Hike, bike or canoe through Hocking Hills State Park!

The Hocking Hills Canopy Tours are beloved by both guests and our dedicated staff.

Packages and Special Offers

VALID THROUGH: Jun 20 2024

Exclusive Wine Robert Mondavi Tasting Event

Exclusive wine-paired six-course dinner with Mondavi, to Kalon for $159 per person (plus taxes and gratuities).  Brand representative Justin Wise will guide...See More

Glenlaurel, A Scottish Inn and Cottages

Rockbridge, OH

BOOK OFFER

VALID THROUGH: Jul 11 2024

Jazz in July

July 11th come be serenaded with the swanky tunes of Paul Strawser of Columbus Jazz and enjoy Al Fresco dining on the...See More

Glenlaurel, A Scottish Inn and Cottages

Rockbridge, OH

BOOK OFFER

VALID THROUGH: Jul 30 2024

Fireside Folklore

July 2nd, 24th, and 30th- S'mores bar with favorite dramatic actor Seth Argabright performing local legends and lore, included with your reservation.  

Glenlaurel, A Scottish Inn and Cottages

Rockbridge, OH

BOOK OFFER

VALID THROUGH: Aug 15 2024

Wine Spectator 90+ Dinner

August 15th Wine Spectator 90+ Dinner will feature a sumptuous Chef-crafted meal and wine tasting led by Level 3 Sommelier Mary Horn....See More

Glenlaurel, A Scottish Inn and Cottages

Rockbridge, OH

BOOK OFFER

VALID THROUGH: Dec 31 2024

Hocking Hills Hiker's Getaway

Hocking Hills is known for its hiking and Glenlaurel’s 140-acre estate is no exception! Our three private hiking trails feature rock cliffs, the...See More

Glenlaurel, A Scottish Inn and Cottages

Rockbridge, OH

BOOK OFFER

VALID THROUGH: Dec 31 2024

Romance Package

Treat yourself to one of our romantic cottages, crofts, suites, or rooms for a rejuvenating escape. Indulge in a private hot tub,...See More

Glenlaurel, A Scottish Inn and Cottages

Rockbridge, OH

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Guest Reviews

Recently stayed for 3 nights. Beautiful grounds. Our cabin was wonderful with a comfortable bed. The out door hot tub was great after a day of walking. The screened in porch was also great for sitting outdoors to read. Biggest disappointment was they turn off the fireplaces on May 1! That was one of the reasons we selected this Inn. The night were chilly and we were looking forward...See More

- Cathy D

Perfect place for a romantic getaway! Great breakfast, awesome cottages in the woods with good trails and fun restaurants in the area. We will be going back year after year. Melissa is a wonderful innkeeper. 100% recommend!

- Jim Janetzke

My wife and I truly enjoyed our anniversary getaway. The Drummond croft was clean and welcoming. We enjoyed the gas fireplace between the bedroom and sitting room and the hot tub. The people were nice, breakfast was great, and the on-premises trails were as good as anything at the parks. Scenic and well-maintained. Thank you so much for a great night away, Glen Laurel! We truly enjoyed ourselves.

- Paul Allen

My wife and I recently stayed at the Glenlaurel for the first time and we had a fantastic time! We stayed in the Bruce and absolutely loved it. We spent time meeting other couples during the social hour and then had the 6 course beef dinner which was amazing! There are a number of small walking/hiking trails around the Inn as well. We came home and were already talking...See More

- Ryan Perkins

My wife and I stayed here for our anniversary and we loved everything. The room, Campbell, the grounds were beautiful, the food was delicious, and the employees were all very nice. They even left us a little anniversary gift. A perfect little romantic getaway.

- Adam Kinney

Rooms & Suites

# of Rooms: 22

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathrobes, Coffee Maker/Service, Hair Dryer, Telephones, USB Charging Stations, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishings

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For information on ADA accessibility for the facility or its rooms, please contact the property directly.

Policies

Smoking Policy: Smoke free

Family Friendly: No

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Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Restaurant on Premises: Dinner Available with Advance Notice

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Beverages, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Complimentary Evening Hors d'oeuvres, Complimentary Snacks, Evening Cocktails, Picnics Available, Special Diets Accommodated

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Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless, Limited

Front Desk/Security: Business Hours, Onsite

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Hot Breakfast, Cabins/Cottages Available, Free Onsite Parking, Full House Rental Available, Gardens on Property, Hot Tub, LGBTQI+ Friendly, Meeting Space Available, Restaurant On Site, Spa Service, Weddings & Events Available, Wine/Spirits Available

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Weddings & Celebrations

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Events Supported: Private Parties, Elopements

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Business Travel & Meetings

Meeting Types: Business Meetings, Retreats

Meeting Facilities: Yes

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Location Type: Rural