Private Car Park
Best Available Room
Golf in Local Area
The Esplanade Hotel in Dunoon is the perfect place for you to explore the West Coast and so much more.
Private Car Park
Best Available Room
Golf in Local Area
Number of Bedrooms: 59
Parking Spaces: 50
Steps into Hotel: 3
Check In Time: 3pm
Check Out Time: 11am
The Esplanade Hotel in Dunoon is a long established family run hotel that offers a warm and friendly atmosphere from the moment you arrive.
As the Esplanade hotel is situated on the idyllic West Bay promenade it is ideal for a relaxing getaway. The hotels sun lounge offers stunning views over the well-kept gardens and right down the River Clyde.
This coastal hotel in Dunoon offers excellent value breaks, appetizing meals, friendly service and comfortable well-appointed accommodation.
Entertainment is provided on a regular basis from bingo and quiz nights to the best local entertainers that Dunoon has to offer where you can dance the night away.
The Esplanade Hotel in Dunoon offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year.
Discover that all of the Esplanade hotels bedrooms are comfortable, tastefully decorated and have have private facilities.
In addition to the standard rooms the Esplanade Hotel has lovely superior rooms boasting partial sea views not to be missed or for a special occasion why not reserve one of the individually designed premier rooms which offer that little bit extra? Stunning sea views and spacious rooms… what more could you ask for…
Family accommodation is available, and the hotel welcomes children of all ages. There is also a number of single rooms available, plus a lift which services all three floors.
Bar & Restaurant
For a dining experience that is second to none, the Dunoon Esplanade Hotel is the place you want to be.
With the finest of Local and Scottish fare served every day, from rustic Pate and crusty bread to the creamiest sauce covered over the freshest of pasta.
As the hotels dining room overlooks the dazzling River Clyde and the attentive, yet not intrusive, staff serving you all evening long, dining everyday at the Esplanade is also something of an occasion.
Opening times (subject to change)
Breakfast 0730 am to 0930 am (Weekdays)
Breakfast 0800 am to 1000 am (Weekends)
Lunch – 12 noon – 1400 pm daily
Snacks and light bites 12 noon – 1700 daily
Dinner in the Restaurant 1800 hours to 2030 hours
Why not join enjoy a drink in the contemporary, informal surrounds of the comfortable hotel bar and lounge. The lounge can be used 24/7 while the bar is open from 11 a.m. till late.
Whether your favourite tipple is simply a coffee (or a speciality tea or coffee) or you’d prefer a chilled glass of wine or an ice cold British or continental beer your sure to find something to wet your whistle in the fully stocked bar. A comprehensive selection of beers, wines, spirits and non-alcoholic hot and cold beverages is always available. If you feel a little peckish a selection of nibbles and light bites are available daily to keep you going too.
The large screen TV lets you keep up with the latest national news and events, or watch major sporting events.
Directions to Esplanade Hotel in Dunoon
On arrival in Dunoon at Western Ferries turn left out of the ferry terminal to the centre of Dunoon and the main Pier. Continue past the pier and the Rock Cafe, up the hill and first left. Turn left at the foot of the avenue and you will find Esplanade Hotel and it’s car park
Directions to the Ferry
M74 from the South and M8 from the East
Follow signs for Glasgow M8 and Greenock M8
Then A8 through Port Glasgow, Greenock to Gourock
As Dunoon is on the mainland, car owners may prefer to take the High road from Glasgow via loch Lomond and Rest and be Thankful.
Two car ferry services operate, one from Gourock Pier and one from the southern outskirts of Gourock at McInroy’s Point.
There is a railway station at Gourock with direct passenger link for the twenty-minute ferry crossing to Dunoon.
There are frequent crossings and no advance booking is necessary, although car with passenger tickets may be purchased from the Esplanade when making a hotel reservation.
Hotel Notice Board
Notice: 12/03/18 - The hotel was due to reopen on the 4th March, however due to weather damage this has been delayed. The hotel will reopen on the 23rd March 2018.
This hotel is not wheelchair friendly as there are stairs to get to dining room, entertainment etc.
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.
Quadmania Scotland - Based in the Argyll Forest Park just outside Dunoon, Quadmania specialises in quad biking and adventure trekking over farmland, forests and mountains.
Play Golf at Cowal Golf Club - On Ardenslate Road in Kirn, Dunoon. Great and challenging 18-hole course for beginners and experienced players with stunning views.
Puck’s Glenn walk - If you want to wash the city from your hair there is no better place than Pucks Glen..both metaphorically and literally. A winding steep sided gorge, wild northern European rain forest and waterfalls along its length
A trip on the Paddle Steamer Waverley - Sail on the last sea-going Paddle Steamer in the world, the Waverley with a variety of trips from Dunoon Pier ranging as far as a trip to Arran or through the famous Kyles of Bute.
Coastal fishing - DC Marine runs "The Morag" which can accommodate 10 passengers. Trips of over one hour include the opportunity to try your hand at fishing for Mackerel, Pollock, Saithe, Cod and Codling. All the necessary fishing gear is carried on board. Enthusiastic anglers can charter the boat purely for fishing expeditions and visit the best fishing grounds in the area.
Bowling Greens - Bowling Greens are available at the local Bowling Club in Kirn by Dunoon on Ardenslate Road, and Innellan.
The Cowal Way is a 57 mile walkway from Portavadie on Loch Fyne to Inveruglas on Loch Lomond and is ideal for walking and cycling.
Sailing - Sheltered in the lee of the Isle of Bute, the Kyles of Bute offer relatively safe sailing waters for small boats and the Tighnabruaich Sailing School runs day-boat courses to suit all levels.