Arran Accommodation: 10 Top Hotels, Cottages, B&Bs & Campsites
The Isle of Arran is a beautiful island on Scotland’s west coast and is our favourite of all the Scottish Isles. It gives travellers the chance to experience the best of Scottish island life and is a popular choice among tourists.
Arran has isolated beaches, lush green forests and breath-taking mountains. It is often referred to it as “Scotland in Miniature”.
The whole place is accessible by car. Its also a wonderful place to enjoy food. Arran offers a variety of local food that one can sample.
In this article we take a look at some of the best accommodations the Isle of Arran.
From self-catering accommodation, to the most luxurious hotels we have listed some of the best in the list below. Hopefully this post will help you with your search for the perfect accommodation for your stay on this beautiful Isle.
Hotels on Arran
The best hotels on the Island of Arran offer luxurious and comfortable accommodations. There is also a wonderful variety of cheap hotels to more expensive places. Why not relax and enjoy your stay while the hotel deals with your everyday worries?
These are some of our favourite Arran hotels on the island from our searches. Hopefully, you will find the perfect place for when you visit Arran.
We would recommend using the website www.booking.com to book your stay in Isle of Arran accommodation.
1 – Glenisle Hotel
This charming hotel is a favourite on Arran Island.
The Glenisle hotel is one of the best hotels we found while looking for couples weekends away. It won the Scottish Romantic House award.
It is also an excellently located hotel that sits within the village of Lamlash. The hotel offers guests a panoramic view over Lamlash Bay towards the Holy Isle.
The hotel also provides a private terrace facing to the sea to relax while enjoying a view of the ocean.
Prices range from £60 to £180 for each night based upon the chosen time of booking.
Free private parking is provided and free wifi internet is offered.
2 – The Douglas Hotel
The Douglas Hotel ( 4-star ) is an excellent Hotel on the Island of Arran and the first you will see when arriving on the island.
This acclaimed Arran hotel is famous for its friendly staff and great reviews. Tradition meets modern elegance and on the veranda, you get an incredible view of Brodick Bay.
It’s one of the great Arran hotels with many rooms that have stunning views of the mountain peaks and Goat Fell and it is within walking distance of Brodick Castle,
Guests may enjoy a contemporary Douglas Bistro within the Douglas Hotel and dine on locally produced Arran food.
The hotel is on the ideally situated isle of Aaron, two minutes from Brodick Ferry Terminal.
There are free parking spaces nearby.
3 – Auchrannie Resort
This idyllic resort is up at the top of the list of quality hotels on the Isle of Arran.
Although there are many great Arran Hotels on the island. Check out the full list and find hotels on our Stay Arran Page.
The Auchrannie Resort is the largest hotel in Arran and definitely one of the island’s more popular hotels.
Guests have all that is needed at this Resort / Leisure Park.
The hotel has a swimming pool, a restaurant, a gym, an outdoor playground and a spa.
It is a place that provides fun for everyone and there is plenty of walks and other activities available on its doorstep. Then come back and relax at home after completing an amazing adventure on Arran.
The hotel has various lodging options for various price groups. It’s a pet-friendly hotel and you can bring your dog along on a journey.
Also, the restaurant within the hotel is superb.
Other Arran Hotels
There are many excellent hotels on the Isle of Arran, the Arran Lodge with its Arran Sleep Huts and the Kinloch Hotel are other hotels of note.
Isle of Arran Camping
Camping in the Isles of Arran offers excellent natural experiences at extremely good prices.
All of these camping sites offer unique views and are ideal to enjoy. Tell us your favourite camping location in Arran in the comments section of the page down below.
4 – Seal Shore Campsite, Kildonan
This campsite on Arran Island won the AA Small Camping Award. Who would not love to be able to look out over the gorgeous Kildonan beach and spot seals? There are also views over Pladda Island with its lighthouse, while viewing the lava rock Ailsa Craig highlight.
Bed & Breakfasts (B&Bs) on Arran
Guests staying at Arran B&B enjoy comfort at a slightly lower rate than hotels. If you are booking B&B accommodation in Arran Island we are sure that your host will offer you the most relevant local information so you can enjoy your holiday. Here are some of my favourite B&Bs available in Arran.
5 – The Greannan Bed & Breakfast, Blackwaterfoot
Greannan is a 3-star Bed and Breakfast close to some of the best tourist attractions on the Island, the Kings Caves and the Machrie Moor Stone Circles and these can be easily accessed from the B&B.
The house has stunning ocean views along with lush greenery. Some rooms also have views to sea and mountains, so please make a reservation. The rooms have TV with satellite channels and coffee maker.
There are guest lounges in which you can rest and the daily breakfast is served in the bar.
All pets can be brought during your visit.
Free parking is available at the property.
Check availability on the Internet.
6 – Cruickshanks Boutique B&B
The search to find comfortable accommodation in Arran has ended.
Cruickshanks Boutique B&B is a modern, upmarket B&B located in Whiting Bay. Whiting Bay, a village on Arran, is a beautiful place where we have an excellent selection of hotels and apartments available.
This B&B is owned by a local couple whose aim is to provide a friendly environment and help you enjoy your stay. Bed and Breakfast has a seating area with a TV with flat screens. The private bathroom has a hair dryer. All day long a variety of delicious breakfasts are available.
It’s all about satisfying everybody.
Consult the availability of the website.
If you’re interested in residing away from home for your adventures then the Cottage Accommodation Islands in Arran is the perfect choice for you!
Accommodations can allow you to come and go when you want.
It is easier to rent cottages on the Isle of Arran for families or for groups.
Find the best holiday cottage on Arran Island that our search has found.
7 – Eastkirk
This beautiful cottage is a renovated old Scottish church.
One of the most amazing accommodations in Arran. The interior is a historic home that blends modern and historic charm. It features two bedrooms, four beds, and 2 bathrooms, as well as one terrace.
This is the first cottage at Arran in the city and is surrounded by the beach.
Visitors can view the Firth of Clyde from any position with ease throughout the stay.
There are complimentary parking spaces available.
Visit the online site.
8 – Kinneil Self Catering Apartments
Other travellers may enjoy the modest apartment that was built for the shipping captain W. Buchanan.
The views on this property make it important historically in Arran.
All apartments offer sweeping panoramic views over Lamlash Bay.
This old home has been repurposed to create five independent self-service accommodations in Arran with similar prices in this building.
The charming owners are on hand to help you with any aspect of a stay on Arran .
Consult Online Availability!
9 – 1 Shiphouse Apartment
Ship House Apartments are located in Lamash and has received great reviews.
Enjoy nature right in front of this modern beach house.
The property is also accessible by the patio and has access to a private balcony included as part of the price.
It is fully furnished with a kitchen, a flat-screen TV and all the kitchen equipment you could require including a dishwasher and microwave.
There are 2 toilets and a shower.
Free parking is available.
Check online for availability.
10 – Ardgowan Cottage
Ardgowan Cottage is a very popular cottage on Arran.
Ardgowan Cottage is located in Brodick, offering free Wi-Fi and a panoramic view of nature.
In the house, guests can use the fully equipped kitchen. It includes 2 bedrooms and a living room with a flat-screen TV.
Free Parking is available.
Check online availability.
Enjoy you amazing Arran Stay in any of the accommodation above.