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Kildonan Hotel

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07/06/2017 08/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Boston girl in Deutchland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a deluxe room for 3 people. The good: Super nice and helpful staff. My mother had a terrible cough, and the woman who runs the hotel gave her cough syrup and recommended where to purchase more. Amazing location, right on the Otter beach, with spectacular views. Very tasty food in the restaurant, for breakfast (included, made to...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We stay here for a couple of days and was the most dog friendly place we ever stayed and having a balcony was a bonus to take in that amazing view. The staff and owners were very helpful nothing seamed to be any problem we will return.

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Thank teresa-stevie
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

What a great friendly hotel right on the waters edge. We have seen seals and sea otters on the rocks in front. The bar man Ross is very friendly and a great host. The food is well prepared and tastes great with a good selection on the menu. Highly recommended our second visit and will definitely be back soon

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Thank Graham M
Campbeltown, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We were allocated a room on the first floor. It was comfortable and clean with the exception of the valance on the bed. We had a side sea view over the car park. Would ask for a front view another time. The only problem we had was the soundproofing between rooms and the adjacent room doors needing soft closures, being...

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2Thank Marlyn M
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2017

On arrival we were shown to our room which was a suite room 11 on the upper floor.It seemed nice ,modern with views out to sea,not to pladda island.Their was a small sitting area with a TVs and a balcony.We dropped our bags and walked our dog on the beach which joins on to the hotel grounds,the weather was very...

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1Thank Marky1242014
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great stay, pet friendly, our dog was allowed to be with us at all times. Staff all very friendly. Fantastic breakfast. Stunning views, watching seals on the rocks while having a relaxing drink after exploring Arran.

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Thank Susan C
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

My partner and I have been staying at the Kildonan hotel this week for our wedding. We can not begin to explain how magical the hotel has made the day for us! The food in particular was out of this world- our wedding guests were given a choice of three options on the day, which we chose in advance to...

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Thank JWillis17
Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We visited as a group of 12, mixed adults, teenagers & kids. Called a couple of hours ahead to book. Great choice of starters, mains & deserts. We stayed st this hotel for 2 nights the previous summer and loved it. Since then they've done up the restaurant and moved the bar right beside it. The outside area is so...

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Thank nkc2017
Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This hotel is situated on the beach looking towards Pladda island.You can see otters and seals from the windows.The staff are most obliging and the food of a good standard. The hotel is dog friendly in the extreme.Definitely recommend.

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Thank David04715uf
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Not long arrived and only had time for a short walk along the beach and a Guinness watching Scotland beat Ireland on the first day of the 6 nations, but.... I feel confident enough in rating this place already. What a fantastic spot with idyllic views and demeanour! The bar/ restaurant has recently been refurbished by the look of it...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Unwind and forget your troubles at our small, family run hotel. Built in the 17th Century, it is one of the 7th oldest licensed Inns in Scotland and historically a destination that families have aspired to visit for well over 100 years. Perched on the southern-most tip of Arran with panoramic views to die for, the hotel is located right on the seafront, the beach literally stone's throw away. Overlooking the Firth of Clyde we are right in the middle of a unique eco-system with a plethora of wildlife. We have seals basking daily on the rock jetties off-shore, otters feeding and playing on the rocks and gannets diving non-stop through the day. We are also fortunate to have occasional basking sharks and dolphins visiting in the summer months and an array of birds-of-prey including eagles, peregrines, buzzards and more... Pladda Island sits directly across the sound with its recognisable lighthouse and ever changing silhouette playing host to a large colony of seagulls and gannets. And of course the famous Ailsa Craig, 'Paddy's Milestone', a bird sanctuary now but is renowned for its granite which is still used for curling stones today. The interior is fully refurbished, still maintaining some the quaint characteristics of old, while the tasteful addition of extended bistro and lounge area with floor to ceiling windows allow residents and diners to gaze for miles over a cup of tea, breakfast or an evening meal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kildonan Hotel

Address: Kildonan | Isle of Arran, Kildonan KA27 8SE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Isle of Arran > Kildonan
Price Range: $179 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kildonan Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Rooms at the front are best for the view.”
georgeangusallan, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Wrap up well if your visiting during the winter....the sea breeze can be very chilly.”
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“Take a car.”
sbreckers, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We love the balcony rooms but all rooms are equally delightful!”
lynne461, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a front room where the rooms have not been part of the renovations.”
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