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Royal Arran Hotel

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Shore Road, Whiting Bay KA27 8PZ, Scotland
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Royal Arran Hotel
Ranked #1 of 8 Whiting Bay B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We are four seniors who are close friends and have traveled to many wonderful destinations together, both pre and post our senior designation. The Royal Arran overlooks Whiting Bay. Beyond that is the Firth of Clyde which continues to the shore of the Scottish mainland. One of our rooms directly overlooked the bay. Another room had a lesser view of... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A warm welcome with tea & home made cakes; a beautiful room; dining room & lounge overlooking the beautiful Whiting Bay. Delicious breakfasts & daily 'treats' - wonderful home made cakes. Meticulous attention to detail & lovely finishing touches. Great advice on places to visit. Adele & Peter are perfect hosts - friendly & helpful. To sum up - a... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
26 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

If we can have 6 star hotels, it's time to find something that goes above "excellent" for rating the Royal Arran. What a wonderful place to stay for a few days. Set almost on the shore at Whiting Bay with a splendid view over the Firth of Clyde, this is a great location which Adele and Peter add to by... More

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

The Royal Arran Hotel overlooks Whiting Bay and is run by Peter and Adele, who are the nicest couple. They make your stay a very enjoyable one and cannot do enough for you. As others have said, there are all the small things that this couple do that make you feel so special. Adele's cakes that she prepares as a... More

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7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

What a place. Overlooking Whiting bay with excellent facilities and a warm welcome. Nice touches such as cakes given each day made on site and a short story of Arran left on your pillow each night. Truly nice touches. The views are to die for and will go back.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

I am very late writing this review, purely because I am rubbish at doing anything when it should be done! However, this is a place so worthy of an excellent review I felt I had to still write it! Adele and Peter are the most amazing hosts, the hotel and grounds are gorgeous and all the little touches just made... More

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Bedale, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

An excellent 2 night stay. Adele and Peter were extremely welcoming and helpful and even arranged the most glorious weather! We were very comfortable and really enjoyed beautiful breakfasts in the gracious dining room and what a lovely surprise the home baked treats were for us to enjoy later in the day! Would encourage others to try and stay longer... More

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Dunoon, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Have just spent a very enjoyable and comfortable three nights at the Royal Arran. Adele and Peter go out of their way to make you welcome and at ease and treat their guests as they themselves would like to be treated. On arrival Adele came out to the car park to greet us and followed this up with a welcome... More

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Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

We stayed at the Royal Arran Hotel for 2 nights and we were treated to one of the best b and bs we have been to. From the genuine welcome we got when we arrived, the fantastic room, beautiful breakfast and the cleanliness throughout, it was a treat to stay there. The attention to detail was amazing, the chocolates in... More

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Tyne and Wear
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

We stayed for two nights with four of our friends and we all absolutely loved the Royal Arran. The rooms were beautiful, well furnished,immaculate,comfortable and with lots of attention to detail. Toiletries, well stocked hospitality tray, fresh water every day, electric blanket switched on at night, plenty of well placed mirrors, hairdryer. Breakfasts were delicious with plenty of choice and... More

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Address: Shore Road, Whiting Bay KA27 8PZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Isle of Arran > Whiting Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Royal Arran Hotel Whiting Bay, Isle Of Arran

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Our passion for delivering home comforts in a relaxed elegant atmosphere will ensure that the Royal Arran Hotel is the perfect base from which to explore the beautiful Isle of Arran. Each of the hotel's attractive en-suite bedrooms has its own distinctive character, one featuring a four-poster bed and another, a private patio garden. A comfortable lounge with open fire and an elegant dining room offer stunning views of Whiting Bay and Holy Isle. ... more   less 
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