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Independently Minded - What it means to The Culloden Estate and Spa

3 images of a whiskey decanter, a lady pouring a pint in a traditional pub and the exterior of the culloden hotel

Date: Thursday 6 May 2021

Copyright - Small Luxury Hotels first published Wednesday 21 April 2021

An interview with Aileen Martin from Culldoen Estate and Spa in Small Luxury Hotels of the World on what being 'Independently Minded' as a hotel owner means to her.  The full article can be found at Small Luxury Hotels Journal Page 

Though its ecclesiastical exterior emanates the grandeur of its illustrious past, Culloden Estate and Spa is all about unbuttoned, kick your shoes off and put your feet up luxury, with a glass of Irish whiskey in hand. This is largely down to the warmth of the Irish welcome which greets every guest staying with the Hastings family, which feels like an extension of their home. As the youngest of her four siblings, who all play prominent roles in the family collective, Aileen Martin brings a light-hearted touch to hosting at Belfast’s much beloved country-meets-city retreat.

Read the full article to find out what was the inspiration behind the hotel, and where they continue to find sources of inspiration, what sets The Culloden Estate and Spa apart from other boutique hotels and future visions as well as much more.