About Donnini Apartments

In 2016, Donnini Apartments was born and the journey of changing the landscape of accommodation began. With an utter passion and enthusiasm for the journey, co-founders Jake and Laurence, alongside a comprehensive, well versed Donnini team have built a growing accommodation portfolio ranging throughout Scotland which provides both Business and Leisure Guests with an…

Unforgettable Experience!

Our vision says it all…

“To deliver the unforgettable. With Donnini you will experience more”


Meet The Donnini Team

Laurence

Co-Founder | I have always wanted to lead an ambitious, driven team within a fast paced, high growth industry. Donnini Apartments provides just that platform! Hometown | Moffat Hobbies and interests | Anything Motorsport or business related Dream | To sail the Croatian Islands.

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Jake

Co-Founder | Growing a business and being an entrepreneur has always been a dream of mine. Being able to lead a passionate and motivated team and striving to provide the best service out there for all of our clients and guests is what Donnini is all about! Hometown | Ayr Hobbies and interests | Gyming, running and anything sports and fitness related. Dream | Working hard enough so my family don’t have to.

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Joy

Process & Systems Facilitator | I have worked within different areas of Donnini which I have really enjoyed and have learnt a lot of valuable skills.I love planning and creating new processes that allow Donnini to operate efficiently and produce effective systems that help Donnini to achieve success.I enjoy being organised and having structure which this role gives me, as well as being part of an amazing team! Hometown | Ayr Hobbies & Interests | Exploring Scotland, spending time with my family & friends and watching different documentaries. Dream | To get a golden retriever and call him Buddy.

Amy

Guest Experience and Inbound Sales | I have always loved helping people and going out my way to make them happy! This is why I enjoy getting up in the morning and going into Donnini Apartments to do just that! Hometown | Ayr Hobbies and interests | Going on holiday, exploring different countries and cultures, and going camping in the Scottish Highlands! Dream | To go on an African safari and see The Big five.

April

Guest Experience Co-ordinator | I work closely with guest experience and operations to ensure we are providing the best possible Donnini experience right from the day of enquiry. I love providing amazing customer service and going the extra mile to make someone’s stay. My other responsibilities include property admin, liaising with maintenance and supporting operations. Hobbies / interests: Going for catch up lunches and coffees with friends, visiting family back in Devon, walking my dog and crafting!

Peter

Operations Manager | I am part of the support and guidance of the Guest Experience and operations within Donnini.  I work alongside the team to ensure that every guest receives the best experience that we can deliver and that we remain at the forefront of the choice of accommodation in Ayr.

Hobbies & Interests | I have a Westie called Clover who feeds into my passion for walking.  I love an old film and enjoy F1 and any live sport that I can get to see

Heather

Guest Experience | Having worked in Hospitality, I enjoy being a key part of the guest journey and enhancing their experience. The Donnini team is full of passionate, driven individuals which makes me excited about my future here.

Hobbies & Interests | Powerlifting and eating out

David

Marketing Manager | I joined Donnini at the beginning of 2022 having previously worked in various industries including automotive, hospitality and leisure. I am excited about the ambitious plans of Donnini and I can't wait to be a part of it all!

Hobbies & Interests | Whenever I'm not spending time with my family you can probably find me on the golf course! I play off a handicap of 2 and I am excited to join a club on the West coast having spent most of my life living and working in West Lothian!

Morgan

Job Title | Guest Experience and SupportAbout My Role | I have been working for Donnini since the end of 2021. My role consists of being a main point of contact for new and existing guests to the company. I stay connected with guests and new bookings to ensure they get to experience more with Donnini than they would anywhere else. From prior, during to post stay I am available on hand to assist our guests with any queries they may have whilst staying at our properties across all of our platforms. Hometown | AyrHobbies and Interests |  I have a Commercial Music BA Honours degree and a Masters in Songwriting and Performance so I spend most of my free time listening to, writing, and producing music as well as going to gigs as often as I can. I also enjoy travelling. I even spent a few years studying/working in The Netherlands, so now Dutch is my second language.Dream |  I’d love to travel to New Zealand and Japan.

Rory

Job Title | Finance AssistantAbout My Role | I oversee the administration of the day-to-day financial operations here at Donnini whilst streamlining and improving wherever I can find a way to improve performance.Hobbies & Interests | I recently moved house right after starting my job here at Donnini. In my free time I like to exercise and learn new things. At some point in my life I would love to build my own house!

Natasha

Douglas

Property Maintenance

Doug

Facilities Assistant