Although built back in 1770 by the Duke of Argyll as two private houses, the George has been,…
The George Hotel
“A gorgeously welcoming hotel with a glorious whisky collection” - AA Inspector
INVERARAY, ARGYLL & BUTE
Our Inspector's view
The George Hotel is in the heart of Inveraray close to the edge of the majestic Loch Fyne and next door to the famous Inveraray Jail. The hotel dates back to 1751 and when sat in the bar or the restaurant warmed by an open fire, you know the bare stone walls have tales to tell. There's great food on offer with fresh seafood being one of the best options. Accommodation is split between the main hotel and the First House with each room individually designed.
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Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 24
- Family rooms:
- Single room, minimum price: £102.50
- Double room, minimum price: £115
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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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