Best Western Kinloch Hotel

Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran, North Ayrshire, KA27 8ET, Scotland
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Best Western Kinloch Hotel

Welcome to the Best Western Kinloch Hotel.

A hidden gem on the Isle of Arran.

The Best Western Kinloch Hotel on the Isle of Arran offers coastal comfort and spectacular scenery. Overlooking the Mull of Kintyre, the hotel sits in a quiet, rural village where the only thing you can't
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Lift does not provide access to all rooms.
Dinner inclusive rates are a £30 per person allowance.
Swimming pool will be closed until further notice.
Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Indoor Pool, Lift to all floors, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Sauna, Squash
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets accepted
Pets by arrangement. £10 per pet per night
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out14:00 | 10:00
Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran, North Ayrshire, KA27 8ET, Scotland

Restaurants & Bars

Good food and drink are essential ingredients for any getaway and our hotel restaurants and bars don’t disappoint. From brekkies that leave you raring to go, to evening meals with the wow factor we’ve got all your culinary needs covered. Tuck in.

Chef Fraser Hendrie
  • Restaurant
  • Bar


We take our pick from the local produce on offer, which means you can too. Our chefs literally mix traditional and new world flavours to serve a fantastic selection of satisfying dishes.

Opening hours
Breakfast: 08:00 - 09:30
Lunch: 12:00 - 16:00
Dinner: 17:00 - 20:30
Weekend times may vary


Serving a wide selection of drinks, relax and enjoy the ambience in our bar area.

Opening hours
Weekend times may vary


Weddings at the Best Western Kinloch Hotel are completely unique and we believe there's no such thing as a standard package. Every last detail of the day is tailored to your needs; a special day for a very special couple!

  • Wedding Service & Reception Venue
  • Catering
  • Honeymoon Suite
  • Registrar

Wedding service and reception venue

Enjoy the sounds of Scotland with our in-house piper, or dance the night away at a traditional Ceilidh! Of course, you can supply your own music or ask us to arrange a DJ if you prefer anything is possible; as long as we can get it on the ferry!


From reception canapes and drinks to 3 course meals, buffets and wine or corkage, we'll make organising your food a piece of wedding cake!

Honeymoon Suite

We offer complimentary accommodation on your wedding night. This sumptuous suite will provide the perfect end to a perfect day with a four poster bed, spa bath and separate lounge/kitchen area. We'll also throw in some nibbles and a bottle of champagne for your own private toasts!


Registry office:
North Ayrshire Council
The Council Offices, Lamlash, Isle of Arran
01770 600 742

Additional Information

Get in touch with Catriona McNeice on 01770 860 444


Whether you’re dedicating your full getaway to the green or just want to sneak in a few holes in between sightseeing, we’ve got you covered. Just don’t forget to pack your lucky club…

Shiskine Golf Course

1.00 miles away in Blackwaterfoot

Course information

  • Practice ground golf facilities
  • Putting green golf facilites
  • Pro shop golf facilities
Course type



Off Site






2996 Yards


No handicap required


9 holes £20.00
Trolley hire £2.00
Club hire £10.00
Buggy hire £16.00
Tuition £20.00

Spa & Leisure facilities

Hands up who needs a pamper? We’ll provide the top-notch facilities and relaxing atmosphere, and you just turn up and enjoy. Deal?

Make the most of our leisure facilities and enjoy some down time

Swimming Pool Leisure Facilities

Meetings & Events

At Best Western we’re all about ‘business as unusual’. From inspiring meeting spaces to team-building exercises with a twist, get in touch to see how we can help take your meetings, conferences and events to the next level.

For any enquiries please contact events on 0844 387 62 40

Available Room Set Ups

  • Banquet
  • Boardroom
  • Classroom
  • Theatre
  • U shape
Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Sanda 16 8 9 12 20
Ailsa Craig 20 16 20 16 30
Davaar 250 60 50 40 130
Kilbrannon 80 28 30 32 60

Reviews of Best Western Kinloch Hotel

Traveller Overview:
4.5 Rating: 761 reviews
Excellent 67%
Very Good 28%
Average 2%
Poor 0%
Terrible 0%

maxybel, wrote review 14/10/2020


Due to covid restrictions we weren't able to go out for dinner, so we had takeaway instead. The portions were fantastic, the food was great quality and it was brilliant value! Well done! A great loca... more


Bruce P, wrote review 08/10/2020

Underrated hotel ?

Took the family of four couples with seven grandchildren for our golden wedding anniversary . Had three sea facing suites of two bedrooms , two bathrooms and a living room plus a double bedroom with ... more


donaldf673, wrote review 03/10/2020

Good food in Restaurant.

We didn't stay at the Kinloch but used its bar and restaurant. The situation is fantastic with great views. The bar is the only one in Blackwaterfoot - so very welcome.We had one dinner in the restaur... more


alan m, wrote review 29/09/2020

Lovely hotel in a superb location.

The hotel is in a quiet location. Situated near the shoreline with beautiful views it is close to 2 walks that I recommend- the Kings Cave and the Machrie Moor stone circles. The room was very comfort... more


DonaldN, wrote review 20/09/2020

Escape from Lockdown

We have just returned from an enjoyable weeks relaxation at this Hotel.Prior to arrival the system in place re Booking etc was excellent.During our stay all aspects of the Hotel were of the highest st... more


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