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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Would like to say great stay .staff were so lovely nice clean rooms great food .Would definitely stay here again . We stayed here to attend a wedding near by we were made so welcome from th minute we walked in about 20min walk to center of helensburgh but lovely walk with great views

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Period property properly maintained and well maintained and very decently decorated right on the beach in an exclusive area of scenic beauty. All staff are very hard working, helpful, smiling and going out of their way to help. We hired 3 rooms, 2 double and one family room. The family room was absolutely massive with bath and very cosy, large... More 

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Ashington, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Stayed a couple of nights ---splendid location --just a walk into Helensburgh---really nice rooms with a sea view !--nice friendly staff and the meals here are very very reasonable too----would def stay again if we are in this area--seems a busy little place so would book --big car park at the door so no probs there either

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Clydebank, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

we were only here for a meal .a lovely surprise they do 2 courses for 10 pounds we both had the fish and chips it was well cooked and very filling .the service for drinks and food was excellent prices for drink lager at 2.73 we relaxed outside in beer garden they have seating back and front of hotel we... More 

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Thank David F
Helensburgh
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

I was pleasantly surprised by the Ardencaple. The exterior is a bit run down looking but the welcome from the staff on reception was excellent and my room was very nice and clean. Stairs and landing could have done with a good brush. Breakfast was lovely. The setting is fabulous although I didn't have a sea view.

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We had a lovely meal here tonight .We noticed the hotel as we passed and decided ,on a whim, to stop and have a drink.While we sat we had a look at the menu and,as it looked promising,we decided to order dinner.We weren't disappointed...we had chicken wings and soup to start and then we had beef and ale pie and... More 

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Irvine, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We checked in as a late booking last minute decision thing and we're glad we did.the staff were friendly and helpful.dinner was lovely and our room was excellent.slept well and we had a fantastic breakfast the next morning too.

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Dundee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We stayed here two weeks ago and a pleasant stay it was. We were met at the door by Jan with a warm and friendly welcome. After formalities we were shown to our room with a cracking view and a comfy bed.. Out for a walk, then back for a bite to eat from a really good menu. Food really... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We spent a night here on our way south.The room was rather small and the plumbing antiquated and very noisy and we only had one set of towels between us.We had breakfast the following morning which was ok although the bacon needed more cooking for our taste.We were somewhat disconcerted when it came to settle the bill as we were... More 

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bournemouth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

Friendly welcome and service. The room was just ok. It appeared to have been recently refurbished but was still a bit tatty an areas. It was also cold due to a draughty window. I would stay again but wouldn't recommend for more than a couple of days.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Ardencaple Hotel

Address: Gareloch Road, Rhu, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8LA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park > Helensburgh > Rhu
Price Range: $86 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ardencaple Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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