Gleneagles opens Braid House extension

PERTHSHIRE, Scotland -- There's more room at Scottish resort Gleneagles, now that Braid House -- a new, $15 million, four-story extension -- opened with 59 guest rooms and four meetings rooms.

Rates begin at about $550 per night, including 17.5% VAT; Gleneagles pays agents 8%.

The new 450-square-foot rooms feature air conditioning; gas fireplaces; heated bathroom floors; 110-volt outlets; CD/DVD players; Internet access; laptop safes; insulated, soundproof walls; and either patios, terraces or balconies.

Some 60% of the new rooms offer a view of Braid Links, an 8,600-square-foot putting green.

Gleneagles, a member of Leading Hotels of the World, is set on 850 private acres located less than an hour by car from Edinburgh and Glasgow.

For reservations and information, call (866) 463-8734 or visit

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