We are a family business. Charles Skene, our Chairman and founder, an octogenarian, is at work every day and it’s likely you’ll bump into him at reception, in Guest Lounges or in the Breakfast Restaurants - he will more than likely enquire where are you from, that he hopes you’ve enjoyed your stay and whether there was anything we could have done to make your stay more enjoyable.
His elder daughter, Jennifer, is our Deputy Chairman; his son, Richard, is Development Director; and his younger daughter, Pamela, is our HR and Operations Director.
Skene House is run and staffed by teams of wonderful people who feel like family. We are especially lucky that we have so many people who with very long service records and many guests comment that it's lovely to see so many familiar faces each time they visit.
We like to think of our guests as family: many of our guests are frequent, or regular, visitors to Skene House. Many of you have your “favourite suite” and stay in that one every time you stay and over time we get to know each other, allowing us to tailor make the Skene House experience for a more personal experience.