Private Car Park
Best Available Room
Golf in Local Area
Ardanaiseig Hotel is a Grade II listed house and has one of the most tranquil and romantic locations overlooking Loch Awe . Feel like laird of the manor in this luxurious award winning country house hotel.
Private Car Park
Best Available Room
Golf in Local Area
Number of Bedrooms: 16
Parking Spaces: 18
Steps into Hotel: 0
Check In Time: 3pm
Check Out Time: 11am
The Ardanaiseig Hotel in Kilchrenan by Taynuilt is surrounded by over 200 acres of grounds and enjoy views overlooking Loch Awe. This 3 star country house hotel in Scotland boasts beautiful gardens which features a great number of flowering shrubs of all kinds. Dating back to the 19th Century the exterior of the Ardanaiseig Hotel remains virtually unchanged but parts of the interior have been altered over the years, every effort has been made to keep these changes to a minimum and to preserve the atmosphere of a private house.
Delight in a choice of 16 ensuite bedrooms, each of which have been individually designed and named after surrounding rivers, mountains and beaches. Each of the bedrooms at Ardanaiseig enjoy views of either the extensive grounds/gardens or the beautiful Loch Awe and are equipped with a flat screen TV with freeview channels and DVD player, complimentary wifi, plus a range of luxury Scottish toiletries from Arran Aromatics. Some of the Master Room have the added luxury of a four poster bed.
Currently the Ardanaiseig Hotel is operating on a bed and breakfast only basis but plans are underway for the hotel to offer delicious dining options soon.
The Ardanaiseig Hotel offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year. Book online today with My Hotel Break.
With a choice of 16 distinctively unique bedrooms the Ardanaiseig Hotel is the ideal choice when looking for accommodation in Argyllshire.
Garden View Rooms
Awe is a Double Garden View room, on the ground floor.
Nant is a Double Garden View room.
Nevis is a Double Garden View room.
Starav is a Double Garden View room with king or twin size bed(s), on the ground floor.
Tromlee is a Double Garden View room with king size bed.
Master Loch View Rooms
Ben Lui features a king or twin size bed(s). This room has a striking freestanding, roll-top bath.
Cruachan has a king four-poster bed. Two extra beds are also available.
Ichrachan can offer either a king or twin size bed(s). Two extra beds are also available.
Inishail has king or twin size bed(s). One extra bed is also available.
Kilchurn offers a king four-poster bed. Two extra beds are also available
Tervine with king or twin size bed(s). One extra bed is also available.
Master Garden Rooms
Ben Neagh is a Master Garden View room with king or twin size bed(s), on the ground floor. Two extra beds are also available.
Cuaig is a Master Garden View room with double bed. This room has a striking freestanding, roll-top bath.
Etive is a Master Garden View room with king or twin size bed(s), on the ground floor. Two extra beds are also available.
Hayfield is a Master Garden View room with double bed. One extra bed is also available. This room has a walk in shower, but no bath.
Orchy is a Master Garden View room with king or twin size bed(s), on the ground floor. One extra bed is also available. This room has a walk-in shower, but no bath.
Several rooms in the main house can accommodate extra beds for children sharing with parents.
Some of the rooms are also dog friendly.
Bar & Restaurant
Enjoy a choice of either Continental or Full Scottish Breakfast when staying at the Ardanaiseig Hotel.
Directions to Ardanaiseig Hotel by Taynuilt
-Take the M8 towards Greenock. Take junction 30 over Erskine Bridge. Take A82 towards Loch Lomond and Tarbet. At Tarbet take A83 to Inverary then the A819 to Loch Awe.
-At the T-junction at Loch Awe take a left onto the A85. Follow this road through the village of Loch Awe, pass through Bridge of Awe and two miles further on you will reach the village of Taynuilt.
-As you enter TAYNUILT slow down and turn left onto the B845- a single track road leading to the hamlet of Kilchrenan (6 miles).
-After Passing the Kilchrenan Village Hall on your left and the Church on your right, slow down and turn left at the Kilchrenan Inn.
-Drive past the door of the pub and continue along the single track road for 3.8 miles until you find Ardanaiseig.
-If arriving by train, our nearest station is Taynuilt, which is on the ScotRail network.
-Please contact the hotel before you arrive so that we can arrange for a taxi to meet you upon arrival at the station.
Hotel Notice Board
Several rooms in the main house can accommodate extra beds for children sharing with parents. Some of the rooms are also dog friendly (£20 per stay supplement applies). Please call 01357 529 129 for details.
Best Room Available - you will be allocated the best available room on check in. Please note that an upgraded room is not guaranteed, unless you have opted to pay the supplement for a guaranteed upgrade. Please refer to Terms and Conditions for full details.
Ardanaiseig’s stunning Highland setting offers the perfect antidote to get away from it all and is an excellent staging post for touring the Highlands and Islands.
Ardanaiseig has its own fishing boats, which can be used for rowing but also are equipped with a 4HP outboard engine. Why not rent one of the boats to cut across the loch and visit the ruins of Kilchurn Castle, the ancient burial ground on Inishail Island or one of many other smaller islands.
WALKS & HIKING
Explore the woodlands and meadows or go further afield. Make sure to ask at reception for information on local walks or guides.
LORD ANDREW GRAY TOURS
Tailored Tours offer high quality, personalised tours of Scotland, centred on Argyll and the West Highlands.
Lord Gray will personally guide you through some of the most beautiful scenery and share with you the best of Scotland’s rich history, culture, fine food and drink.
Oban Sea Kayaks can provide kayaking sessions with an instructor, or for those of you who are more experienced Loch Awe Boats can facilitate your kayak hire and arrange delivery.
The grounds at Ardanaiseig are a photographer’s dream; teeming with wild deer, squirrels, birds, fish and plant life.
Horse-riding in the spectacular surroundings of the Highlands can be arranged by the hotel, and is just a 40 minute drive away.
Please get in touch for further details and prices.
Croquet can be played on Ardanaiseig’s sprawling lawn.
The implements for this apparently dignified, but actually most vicious of games are available on request from reception.
Overlooking Ardanaiseig is Ben Cruachan; a 1126m mountain that is the highest point in Argyll and Bute. One of the Highlands’ finest Munros, it is the highest of a grand range of sharp peaks between Loch Awe and Loch Etive and is fantastic for hiking enthusiasts. It also gives its name to the Cruachan Dam, a pumped-storage hydroelectric power station lying deep within the mountain.
A 40 minute drive from Ardanaiseig is the resort town of Oban, located within the Argyll and Bute area. Despite its small size, it is the largest town between Helensburgh and Fort William. Oban is perfect for a day out by the sea, where visitors can enjoy boat trips, sea life watching or even whisky tasting at the Oban Distillery.
The Ben Cruachan gives its name to the Cruachan Dam, one of the country’s most amazing engineering achievements; a pumped-storage hydroelectric power station lying deep within the mountain. Located only 45 minutes from Ardanaiseig by car.
Inveraray is a town on the western shore of Loch Fyne – roughly an hour’s drive from the hotel – and is home to Inveraray Castle, the ancestral home to the Duke of Argyll, chief of Clan Campbell. One of the most iconic castles in Scotland, it features recently opened gardens, a woodland walk and a traditional tearoom.
Taynuilt Golf Club
Founded in 1987, this is a challenging 9-hole parkland course located close to the base of Ben Cruachan and with stunning views of Loch Etive.
40 minutes from Ardanaiseig is the partially ruined Dunnstaffnage Castle. Built before 1275 on a huge rock overlooking the Firth of Lorn, Dunstaffnage was the stronghold of the MacDougalls. It can now be enjoyed for its fantastic views across boats, woodlands and the bridge over the Falls of Lora.
Bonawe Iron Furnace
Founded in 1753, Bonawe is the most complete charcoal-fuelled ironworks in Britain and is located at the head of Loch Etive under half an hour by car from Ardanaiseig. The Furnace now features displays which bring to life the industrial heritage of the area and illustrate how pig iron was made.