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Laid back breaks near Loch Lomond.

Best Western Buchanan Arms Hotel and Spa offers a truly relaxing retreat within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, in the conservation village of Drymen. Just a few miles north of Glasgow, you'll be almost as close to hustle and bustle as you are the peace and quiet! Our picturesque location on the world famous Highlands Way makes this fabulous hotel a must-stay-in. From the bar to the spa, we'll give you a warm welcome night and day!

Whether you want to get out and about along Scotlands Central Belt, take a day trip to the coast or stay closer to your home-from-home and enjoy our beautiful surroundings, we'll be happy to guide you when it comes to things to do north of the border. Or even the best places to do nothing in if you simply want to relax!

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Location

22 Main Street
Drymen
Loch Lomond
G63 0BQ
Scotland
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6112*
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Summary

2016 dinner inclusive rates offer a £22.50 per person à la carte allowance
Bars, Fishing, Free WIFI, Gym, Indoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Sauna, Squash, Spa Pool/Jacuzzi, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
There is parking available nearby.
Pets: Accepted £10 per dog per night, on request.
Check-in & Check-out
15:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates

Facilities

Dining and Bars

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Salmon Leap Restaurant

From local bites to European platters, our newly refurbished contemporary restaurant is tasty in every way!

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:00 - 10:00
Lunch: 12:00 - 18:00
Dinner: 18:00 - 21:00
Weekend times may vary
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The Conservatory

This relaxed restaurant is the perfect place to take time out as you enjoy a delicious dinner, al fresco if you wish.

Opening hours

Lunch: 12:00 - 18:00
Dinner: 18:00 - 21:00
Weekend times may vary
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The Snug Bar

Aptly named, you'll be as comfortable as can be in our delightful bar. The place really does make you feel like a part of this historic hotel, so join us for a wee dram or two (from a choice of 60!), and enjoy some famous Scottish hospitality.

Opening hours

12:00-00:00
Weekend times may vary

Golf

Buchanan Castle Golf Club

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Distance: 6131 Yards
No handicap required

Location

3 miles away in Drymen

Facilities

Driving range
Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities

Prices

9 holes Yes
18 holes £31.50
Trolley hire £12.00
Tuition £80.00
Driving Range £15.00

Strathendrick Golf Club

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 9
Par: 27
Distance: 0 Yards
No handicap required

Location

3 miles away in Drymen

Prices

9 holes £5.00
18 holes £10.00

Spa & Leisure

Take your pick from 4 treatment rooms, or sink into serenity in our swimming pool, spa bath, sauna or steam room! However you choose to relax, our new Haven at Buchanan spa will leave you feeling completely content!

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Spa facilities

Our 4 rooms are literally a haven for relaxation. With a range of holistic and classic treatments, youll be spoilt rotten for choice.

No. of treatment rooms: 4
Minimum guests (per booking): 1
Maximum guests (per booking): 2

Supervised if under 8. No children under 16 in jacuzzi / sauna / gym

Opening times

Monday: 09:30- 19:00
Tuesday: 09:30- 18:00
Wednesday: 09:30- 18:00
Thursday: 09:30- 19:00
Friday: 09:30- 18:00
Saturday: 09:00- 18:00
Sunday: 10:00- 18:00

Leisure Facilities

  • steam room

  • sauna

  • spa bath

  • Gym

  • Spa treatment rooms

  • Relaxation room

  • 14 metre swimming pool

Gym and swimming pool leisure facilities

Take a dip in our 14 metre swimming pool or push yourself a tad harder in the gym. Either way, you'll feel fantastic on every day of your stay!

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Treatments

We offer a range of treatments to make your me time more memorable. From head to toe, we'll take care of you in style:

Type Treatment Time (mins) price (from)
Health & Beauty Facial 60 £50.00
Waxing 10 £12.00
Massage Aromatherapy Massage 55 £46.00
Head Massage 40 £40.00
The Exfoliating Savon Noir Scrub 40 £45.00
The maroccan Signature facial 45 £55.00
The Muscle Melt Massage 60 £60.00
The Sweetness in Bloom ritual fior Mums to be 60 £80.00

Weddings

We've hosted hundreds of weddings here in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Parkand each one has been truly unique. From ceilidhs and discos to string quartets and bands, we'll take care of everything on your special day and night!

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Wedding service and reception venue

Steeped in history, yet full of contemporary character, the Best Western Buchanan Arms Hotel and Spa is the ideal place to celebrate the happiest day of your lives. Stylish facilities such as our colourful lighting system combine with good old fashioned hospitality and superb service to ensure the perfect reception, and give you a whole host of memories to treasure.

Catering

A full range of flavours to suit all budgets can be found here in the beautiful village of Dymen. Nothing is impossible, so if you want dipped strawberries, canapes, a full wedding breakfast, themed event, barbecue or buffetjust ask!

Honeymoon Suite

With a choice of two honeymoon suites, you're sure to find your perfect match. Our first is traditional with an ornate, 7ft carved bed, while our second, more contemporary suite offers a super kingsize bed with Chaise-longue and seating area. Whichever you pick, it'll provide the perfect end to the perfect day.

Registrar

Registry office:
Balfron Registry Office
Balfron, Glasgow
01360 440315




Get in touch with Lindsey Haggarty on 01360 660588

For any enquiries please call Kitti Kovaks, Colin henderson or Volker Steinemann on 01360 660588

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

Sat nav users: type G63 0BQ

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Nearest motorway: M8, J16, 15.00 miles
Nearest train station: Balloch, 8.00 miles
Nearest airport: Glasgow, 15.00 miles
Free parking on site (80 spaces)
On site disabled parking (4 spaces)

Address
22 Main Street
Drymen
Loch Lomond
G63 0BQ
Scotland


What's nearby?

Sports

  • SECC - Glasgow (15 miles)

  • Hampden Park - Glasgow (20 miles)

  • Rangers FC - Glasgow (15 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Glengoyne Distillery (5 miles)

  • Blairdrummond Safari Park (15 miles)

  • Stirling Castle (17 miles)

  • Falkirk Wheel (30 miles)

  • Maid of the Loch (8 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

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We're experienced and passionate when it comes to laying on a successful conference, meal or reception here in bonnie Scotland. So, whatever your needs, we'll meet each and every one of them!

Available room set ups

Banquet
Boardroom
Classroom
Theatre
U shape

Clairinich Suite

Fully air-conditioned, garden access and unobtrusive staff, you and your guests will have plenty of breathing space during your time with us! With its own private bar, the Clairinch is perfect for meals, receptions, seminars and conferences.




Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Clairinich Suite 200 70 70 70 150
Clairinich 1 65 36 35 30 0
Clairinich 2 65 36 35 30 0
Clairinich 3 40 20 0 0 0
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506

Reviews

  • TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 1025 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 337
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Pool and lunch

28/07/2016 Elizabeth A, renfrewshire

Thank you to Colin Henderson for making amends when my friend and I had a not so good first visit , this experience was better than the first visit and the food was far better this time round Bec... more

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Hit all the right buttons!

24/07/2016 Dottydiz22,

I attended a wedding here as a guest and it was lovely! The wedding meal was perfect and the place was decorated beautifully. Staff were also very on the ball with regards to serving the meal ect. Had... more

Owner Response
BAH_management, Duty Manager at BEST WESTERN Buchanan Arms Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Dear Dottydiz22, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor of Best Western Buchanan Arms Hotel. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay here at the hotel. I am sure the staff will be pleased to hear all the wonderful comments form yourself and I will make sure they are passed on. Hope to see you again in the future. With kind regards Becky McKechnie Duty Manager
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Wedding!

24/07/2016 Pritpal K,

The hotel was lovely, well furnished. The hall for the wedding was well spaced for dinner not so much for dancing. Food was fantastic. Our room was good size however the lights weren't working, the st... more

Owner Response
BAH_management, Duty Manager at BEST WESTERN Buchanan Arms Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Dear Pritpal K, Thank you for your recent Trip Advisor review of Best Western Buchanan Arms Hotel. I am glad to hear that overall you enjoyed your stay here with us at the hotel. We do understand that the evening reception can sometimes be a bit tight depending on the number of evening guests. However we do hope that this did not affect the night too much for yourself. I will make sure that your lovely comments are passed on to the whole team here at the hotel. We do hope you choose to stay with us again. With kindest regards Becky McKechnie Duty Manager
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Wedding weekend

22/07/2016 Moira G, Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom

Lovely hotel, we were upgraded to a kingsize bed. Very spacious room. Food in restaurant was very good. Breakfast self service and lots of choice. Service excellent, the staff were very attentive and ... more

Owner Response
BAH_management, Duty Manager at BEST WESTERN Buchanan Arms Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Dear Moira G, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor of Best Western Buchanan Arms Hotel. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your weekend with us and found both the hotel and service of the staff up to standard. The staff at the hotel all try their best to ensure that every guest is looked after and I am pleased that this has been portrayed. I will make sure your lovely comments are passed on the all the staff. Please do come back and visit us soon. With kindest regards Becky McKechnie Duty Manager
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Lovely Hotel

20/07/2016 Faye J, Dunfermline, United Kingdom

Stayed here for an overnight break with breakfast and evening meal included. We decided to upgrade and had a lovely big room which was well worth the extra. Food was great and the hotel is perfectly s... more

Owner Response
BAH_management, Duty Manager at BEST WESTERN Buchanan Arms Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Dear Faye J, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor of Best Western Buchanan Arms Hotel. I am please to hear that you had a pleasant stay here with us at the hotel. The hotel is situated right next to the West Highland Way which makes for a perfect walk on a nice day. We do hope you stay with us again soon. With kindest regards Becky McKechnie Duty Manager