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The Glenburn Hotel

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Exuding an air of grandeur and charm, this impressive Victorian sandstone Hotel was built in 1892. Set in an outstanding position above its own terraced gardens, the Glenburn enjoys a superb panorama across the waters of Rothesay Bay to the Cowal Peninsula. Step inside the hotel and you'll be greeted by spacious well-proportioned rooms which offer a level of comfort which should immediately put you at ease. With a wealth of outdoor pursuits on the isle, from fishing to bowling and from golf to walking, it's up to you how you choose to relax at the Glenburn... socialise in the bar, escape to the quiet lounge, indulge in a game of snooker or just enjoy the evening entertainment. The town's shops, harbour, medieval castle ruins and sporting facilities are just a pleasant walk away along the palm fringed promenade. The hotel contains some guest parking which is located at the front and side of the building. The Hotel is about to embark on a major renovation on bedrooms and ground floor lounges due for completion by February 2017.
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Property amenities
Free Internet
Breakfast Available
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Room features
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View


Full view
61Somewhat walkable
Grade: 61 out of 100
16Restaurantswithin 1 km
9Attractionswithin 1 km
100Room tips
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Went to The Glenburn Hotel for a family meal , I phoned ahead to make sure they were open and asked if they were serving a Sunday roast . I was advised they were. On arrival at bar restaurant we took our seats and after about ten minutes of no service I went up to bar to
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Family have been going for holidays for years and had great times but was going to book for this year for my husbands birthday but unfortunately he is now in a wheelchair didnt think this would be a problem as last time we saw ramp being built.Have now been told no wheelchair
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I have stayed at this hotel several times over the last few years and always enjoy it. This time was no exception although we have never been so early in the year and the weather was dreadful. Not the hotels fault. We stayed four nights Thursday to Monday. We were allocated a
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Weekend for the Gim Festival @ The Glenburn hotel Rothesay.Nice location and grounds room OK but would have liked a sea view as we booked almost a year in advance weren't offered this when we booked bar meals quite expensive drink not bad as long as you stick to gin cocktails &
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Just returned from a lovely 2 night stay here. We were welcomed by a very friendly Lady at reception who talked us through meal times, entertainment etc. We had room 241 which had a lovely view of the sea. Comfy beds and soft pillows, tea and coffee making station and fresh
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Room 403
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Anyone know what room 204 is like
I was in 204 was OK 🆗
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As room 300 got double bed and shower.do you pay extra for this room?
Yiu will need to check with the hotel - some rooms have only bath with shower over, and not many rooms at front.
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Unfortunately I cannot give you an answer to that as we were there in February and it definitely wasn’t shorts weather! 😊
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I see parking at the hotel is limited and costs £5 a day where can I park near the hotel thanks
The main road along the front below the hotel is not yellow lined you can park there and walk up the front steps but they are quite steep. Also the road up to the hotel vehicle gates is also free to park on but you need a good hand brake. The island is not overpopulated with vehicles even in town.
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Look on Shearings website as they have a numerous ones to chose from.
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"Rooms in the main part of the hotel seem to have had the upgrades carried out on them"
"Ask for a sea view room ."
"Get a Sea view room"
"book direct with the hotel"
"Sea view room the views are stunning."
US$88 - US$106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
glenburn hotel rothesay
United KingdomScotlandIsle of ButeRothesay
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