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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We spent a couple of days at the Kildonan Hotel and had a great time. The hotel has fantastic views over the sea and our room overlooked seal beach. The first thing we saw when we arrived was 5 or 6 seals basking on the rocks, it was magical. We upgraded to a suite, there was a lovely, comfortable seating... More 

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Thank Shirley G
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

we spent a couple of days on Arran with our wee dog at the Kildonan Hotel. This is the southern end of the island and had amazing views. Really warm, more palm tress than Rodeo Drive. Really comfortable hotel with friendly helpful staff. Restaurant excellent. Loads of wildlife and long sandy beach. Make sure you take a trip to the... More 

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Thank Ann W
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

I booked this trip to take our Choccy Lab, Cooper away on holiday. Well...what can I say my wife and I had a blast and Cooper loved it, making lots of new human friends and roaming free. We only went for 2 nights but will return again for a longer stay. I have absolutely no complaints whatsoever about the hotel,... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

Stayed onArran for a week, had a lovely walk to the Hotel, very nice bar and outside area, polite staff, freindly locals, nice choice of real ales.. from the Arran Brewers.. which is on Arran?????? I love a few pints every night of my holiday... however after visit and being charged £5.20 for a bottle of Arran Blond real ale... More 

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North Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay the delux room is amazing gorgeous balcony staff really friendly Ross the barmaid has a lovely bum nd beats Tom cruise with his little tricks you got to try this place so friendly the beds are so comfy coffee nd tea as you require as well as fresh bedding nd towels wot more can a say... More 

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Thank Donalli2016
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

Staying for 3 nights and thus far after two nights it has been top class. The service from the bar and the waitress is excellent. Attentive to your needs and nothing is too much trouble. The food is also excellent. The daily specials at the weekend are definitely worth a try. I had Greek mousakka and it was delicious !... More 

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Thank Mark A
york
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

This was our second visit to Kildonan Hotel for lunch, our first visit was 2015. We were not to be disappointed. We decided in advance to have lunch here but missed the turning & ended up in Whiting Bay, due to the excellent lunch we had had on our previous visit we turned around & went back. Fish & Chips... More 

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Troon, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Stayed here because our regular hotel in Brodick was fully booked.The only room I could get was an "executive suite" Didn't resemble a suite of any description far less an "executive " one. Very overpriced. Tthe view was excellant if you could lift your gaze over the yard at the rear of the hotel, the staff (especially Barbara - I... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

reviewed the hotel 3 years ago for the food as staying in the camp site whilst biking round the Island afraid I wasn't very kind ..so last week up for 3 days and again just reviewing the food as staying with friends.so any change ? Bistro very nice and good Bar .Gin and Tonic £4.30 .had soup and roll which... More 

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Reviewed 10 September 2016

The island of Arran is surrounded by stunning views and overlooks, and Kildonan is one of the prettiest of them all. It's a tiny town on a rocky beach, nestled down by the southern edge of the island looking towards Ilsa Craig and the Kintyre peninsula. Similarly, the Kildonan Hotel is a lovely facility snuggled into a cove on that... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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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: ₹ 6,271 - ₹ 9,278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kildonan Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“It is worth upgrading if you like a bigger room and seating area”
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“some lower rooms have direct access to the garden and beach which is handy if you have a dog.”
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“Suites look onto the beach with lovely balconies.”
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