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Set amid lovely gardens and breathtaking scenery beside the shore of Loch Awe, this peaceful country-house hotel was built in a Scottish baronial style in 1834. Many fine pieces of furniture are evident in the bedrooms and charming day rooms, which include a drawing room, a library bar and an elegant dining room. The bedrooms are individually designed including some with four posters, some with loch views and some with access to the garden; standing on its own by the water is the Boat Shed, a delightful one bedroom suite.

Awards, Accolades & welcome Schemes

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4 Star Country House Hotel
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Breakfast Award
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1-Rosette restaurant

Comfort and quality are the key factors here. I am sure guest will enjoy the hospitality and service given to them, for a stay that will be memorable, for a long time.

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- AA Inspector
Ardanaiseig Hotel
KILCHRENAN, By Taynuilt, PA35 1HE

Features

Rooms
  • En-suite rooms: 18
  • Family rooms: 4
  • Bedrooms Ground: 5
  • Free TV
  • Broadband available
  • WiFi available
Children
  • Children welcome
Leisure
  • Private fishing
  • Croquet Available
  • Cycle hire
  • New Year entertainment programme
Facilities
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 20
Accessibility
  • Walk-in showers
  • Steps for wheelchair: 4
Room Rates
  • Double room, minimum price: £95
Opening Times
  • Open all year
Weddings
  • Maximum number of guests: 50

About The area

Discover Argyll & Bute

This is a county that’s all about awe-inspiring landscapes and unique island cultures. Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney put the area on the map when he wrote Mull of Kintyre, recorded in 1977 with the local pipe band backing his group. Kintyre is a long, thin peninsula that points south from the mainland, sheltering the mouth of the Firth of Clyde from the open sea. It’s very nearly an island, with just a narrow isthmus connecting it with Knapdale, to the north.

Tucked away at the end of the Firth of Clyde, Bute has been the holiday playground for generations of Glaswegians and is home to some of the finest golden beaches anywhere on the west coast. It may not boast the wild mountain grandeur of some of Scotland’s other islands, but Bute is blessed with swathes of heathery moorland and a range of low, fertile hills, perfect for walking and studying the local wildlife. Such is the variety of landscapes that make up this county.

To experience the sights and sounds of the area, visit Dunoon in late August for the Cowal Highland Gathering, when more than 150 pipe bands from all over the world compete for prestigious trophies.

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