Staff at Renfrewshire's only five-star hotel face an uncertain future after the business fell into administration.

Mar Hall Golf and Spa Resort, located on a 240-acre woodland estate in Bishopton, currently employs over 100 staff.

Management consulting company EY-Parthenon's Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy team was appointed as joint administrators of Mar Estates Limited on Tuesday, August 22.

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A statement issued by EY-Parthenon confirmed the Mar Hall Golf and Spa Resort would continue to trade as usual while a potential sale of the business is explored.

It reads: "On August 22, 2023, Andrew Dolliver, Kris Aspin and Luke Charleton of EY-Parthenon's Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy team were appointed as Joint Administrators of Mar Estates Limited, trading as Mar Hall Golf & Spa Resort (“the Resort”).

"Located on a 240-acre woodland estate, Mar Hall Golf & Spa Resort is a five-star luxury hotel near Glasgow, employing 118 staff.

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"The Resort continues to trade on a business-as-usual basis. Existing bookings and gift vouchers remain valid. Any customer enquiries should be directed to

"The Resort will be marketed for sale, with the Joint Administrators anticipating significant interest for this high-profile asset.

"Experienced hotel operators Michels & Taylor have been instructed to support the Joint Administrators in managing the Resort, pending a sale."