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


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.



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.



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.


Operations Administrator | I'm a highly organised person and I get to put my skills to use within Donnini, as well as developing more.


Hometown | Ayr


Hobbies & Interests |  I enjoy reading and spending time with my family & friends.


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.


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!


Job Title | Marketing Manager

About My Role | David joined Donnini Apartments in January 2022, having worked across a variety of industries including automotive, hospitality and leisure. Having worked with brands such as Rolls-Royce, Porsche and Aston Martin, as well as having assisted with the launch of a gym, a restaurant and a car storage business, he has acquired a wide range of both offline and online marketing experience.


Hometown | Ayr

Hobbies and Interests | When not at home with his wife and 2 year old son, you'll often find David on the golf course! His handicap is 2 and currently plays his competitive golf at Ayr Belleisle just across the road from our office.


Job Title | Finance Assistant

About 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!


Facilities Assistant

Doug's role consists of liaising with guest relations & operations teams to ensure our guests have a perfect stay. Property inspections are high on his list from fire safety to cleanliness.

Having had his own business for 25 years, he finds it refreshing to be involved with a young and forward thinking company like Donnini.

Hobbies - Doug is a qualified Athletics coach and is proud to develop his successful sprint squad at Kilmarnock Harriers. Stan, his Hungarian Vizsla, also keeps him active to say the least!


Facilities Assistant


Guest Experience & Marketing