The Gleneagles Hotel has re-launched The Club following 12 months’ work and a £5 million investment.
The refurbishment sees the hotel’s leisure complex upgraded and enhanced to create an even more luxurious space to escape, relax and unwind.
The refurbishment was led by the Gleneagles team and renowned London interior designers Sedley Place, and coincides with the hotel’s 90th anniversary in 2014.
Bernard Murphy, general manager of Gleneagles, said: “We are delighted with the new look of The Club, which seamlessly combines modern, luxury facilities with a real step up in terms of design.
“We’re particularly excited about the introduction of a new adults-only pool and relaxation area, and a new outdoor Alpine Onsen – they will be a fantastic asset for the resort, and provide some really beautiful new spaces for our guests to enjoy.”
The new-look Club features a refreshed reception with a viewing gallery overlooking the pool hall, and waiting area with comfortable seating for visitors.
The ‘dry’ and ‘wet’ stairs connecting the various levels allow swimmers and gym users to remain separated.
The changing facilities have been enlarged with more lockers, vanity tables and added space for adult and toddler changing cubicles.
With the clever use of mood lighting and quiet deck-level loungers, the former lap pool has now been transformed into an adult zone with a more calming atmosphere.
This area comes with the latest heat experiences including a jacuzzi-style tub, sauna and steam room, and heated loungers arranged around a water font.
The existing leisure pool has been completely remodelled, with a waterfall feature, fun bubble jet crossing and bubble pool for all the family to enjoy.
The introduction of a glazed screen wall constructed from insulated, thermally efficient glass, provides better acoustics and improved insulation in the pool hall.
Undergoing a complete transformation, the old outdoor pool is now an ‘Alpine Onsen’.
This combines the look and feel of a hot mountain pool with the tranquillity of a highland landscape.
A prominent theme, the ‘rushes’ and reeds pattern motif has been incorporated throughout The Club design.
The refurbishment is part of an ongoing development programme for Gleneagles, hosts of the 2014 Ryder Cup in September.
The hotel has previously unveiled a series of developments including the £3 million overhaul of the Dormy Clubhouse in 2011, the installation of The Blue Bar - a new outdoor whisky and cigar bar - in the same year, and a £1 million investment in its PGA Centenary Course in 2012.
In 2013, the resort invested £1million in refurbishing 36 of its 232 rooms, as part of a rolling revamp.