Overview of Crinan Hotel

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4.3 / 5Excellent
86 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.


  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Business Services



Popular LocationKilmartin Glen15 min drive
Popular LocationLoch Fyne17 min drive
RestaurantCoffee Shop1 min walk
RestaurantRiverside Cafe11 min drive
AirportOban (OBN)80 min drive

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  • Classic Double Room

    Room amenities

    • 11 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Superior Double or Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • 21 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Classic Double Room Single Use, 1 Double Bed

    Room amenities

    • 10 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Classic Single Room, 1 Single Bed, Ensuite, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 10 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 1
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About this area


Located in Lochgilphead, Crinan Hotel is in the historical district and on the waterfront. Arichonan Clearance Village and Kilmartin Glen are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Loch Fyne and Moine Mhor Nature Reserve. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and sailing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with ecotours and hiking/biking trails.

Visit our Lochgilphead travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Kilmartin Glen - 15 min drive
  • Loch Fyne - 17 min drive
  • Loch Sween - 31 min drive
  • Ellanbeich - 70 min drive
  • Dunans Castle - 93 min drive

Getting around

  • Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.) - 108 min drive


  • Westward Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Crinan Seafood Bar — 1 min walk
  • Coffee Shop - 1 min walk
  • Riverside Cafe - 11 min drive
  • The Smiddy Bistro - 12 min drive

About this property

Crinan Hotel

Bayside hotel with 2 restaurants and bar/lounge
This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include massage/treatment rooms, dry cleaning and a 24-hour front desk. All rooms are individually decorated and offer room service and hairdryers. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and other amenities include coffee makers and electric kettles.
Crinan Hotel offers 20 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and complimentary bathrobes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include an iron/ironing board.

Property amenities


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

No on-site parking available

Food and drink

2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
1 bar
Room service available

Family friendly

Dry-cleaning service



Guest services

24-hour front desk
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Tour/ticket assistance
Turndown service

Languages spoken


Business services

Meeting rooms




Body treatments
Massage/treatment rooms


Fireplace in reception
Smoke-free property

Room amenities




Free toiletries


Digital channels
Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Electric kettle


Individually decorated
Individually furnished
Iron/ironing board (on request)
Turndown service



Check-in between 2:00 PM and 10:00 PM


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10 per pet, per day
Dogs only
2 per room (up to 10 lb/5 kg)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 35.

Payment types


Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Pet fee: GBP 10 per pet, per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No on-site parking is available.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

Crinan Hotel Lochgilphead
Crinan Hotel
Crinan Lochgilphead

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Crinan Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Crinan Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Crinan Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
Yes, this hotel allows dogs (limit 2 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 5 kg per pet. There's a fee of GBP 10 per pet, per day.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Crinan Hotel doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is this property located?
Situated on the waterfront, this hotel is within 6 miles (10 km) of Moine Mhor Nature Reserve, Arichonan Clearance Village and Kilmartin Glen. Loch Fyne and Kilmartin House Museum are also within 9 miles (15 km).

Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Would definitely stay again!

Really friendly staff and delicious food. Scenery is outstanding!

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The rooms are cosy warm with stunning views over Loch Crinan. Food is really nice with lots of seafood

Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Crinan review

Ironically, room price on hotel website and booking.com or hotel.com differs substantially. Very pleasant service personnel. Had a very comfortable 2 night stay.

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019