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Hunters Quay Hotel
3.5 out of 5
247 Marine Parade, Dunoon, Scotland
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4.5/5Wonderful! (79 reviews)

"Its full of mold and CLOSED. This listing should be pulled. You also should check with the hotel owners."…"

Reviewed on 1 Sep 2019

Hunters Quay Hotel
Duncreggan House
3 out of 5
Duncreggan Lane, Dunoon, SCT
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4.1/5Very Good! (8 reviews)
Kind gracious host and amazing view

"Gracious host. Quiet, charming, amazing views, nice hot shower, great breakfast with lovely set table and fresh hot cooked to order breakfast. I’d stay again. Homemade jams too!"…"

Reviewed on 24 Aug 2018

Duncreggan House
The Argyll Hotel
3 out of 5
Argyll Street, Dunoon, Scotland
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The price is £65 per night from 1 Apr to 2 Apr
3.9/5Good! (75 reviews)
great value

"Lovely place and great meal in the restaurant"…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2020

The Argyll Hotel
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OYO The Esplanade Hotel
3 out of 5
West Bay, Dunoon, Scotland
The price is £35 per night from 27 Mar to 28 Mar
3.8/5Good! (80 reviews)
Okay for a night

"Hotel is a bit dated, room was very very small, bed okay, pillow's too hard. View out the window was a derelict building and grounds. Dinner menu wasn't good. Didn't try breakfast. Staff member at reception was friendly and polite."…"

Reviewed on 15 Oct 2020

OYO The Esplanade Hotel
Glenmorag Hotel
3 out of 5
Kilbride Road, Dunoon, Scotland
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3.4/5 (24 reviews)

"Very good and relaxing"…"

Reviewed on 6 Jan 2020

Glenmorag Hotel
Royal Marine Hotel
3 out of 5
Hunter's Quay, Dunoon, Scotland
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The price is £45 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar
3.1/5 (144 reviews)

"Great location, staff are very friendly and helpful and nothing is too much trouble made to feel welcome a home from home."…"

Reviewed on 28 Sep 2020

Royal Marine Hotel
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Guide to Dunoon Historic Hotels

When you go on a Dunoon trip out of town, it's easy to choose a chain you are familiar with, or a modern hotel. You know that your rooms will have all the amenities. But sometimes choosing to stay in a more unique location can elevate your stay. Staying in a Dunoon historic hotel allows you to still have a well-appointed room and one with tons of personality. Moreover, it provides you the opportunity to immerse yourself in Dunoon's past.

If These Walls Could Talk

Many of the historic accommodations give you a feel for a historic period as soon as you pass through the front door. With classic charm and marvellous narratives, you'll find that these hotels stand apart from other hotels. Luckily, you won't have to live completely in the past. Although these accommodations may be older, they have many up-to-date conveniences to help you keep in touch or relax during your stay. You will find your room outfitted with a comfortable bed, lots of character, and just about anything you might need for a marvellous stay.

Once you have explored the historic hotel's grounds, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich area by visiting the art museums and renowned landmarks. Dunoon has the Castle House Museum which can help kick-off your journey into Dunoon's past. If you need more suggestions, it is always a good idea to ask your hotel's concierge. They may be able to direct you to the city's favourite places to have breakfast or some of Dunoon's best kept secrets. You can also peruse through Expedia's comment section. There you'll find recommendations which can offer tips on where your fellow visitors enjoyed a gourmet dinner and some more sightseeing opportunities.

Your Dunoon Hotel Is Ready for You

If you want to get the most from your Dunoon visit, staying in one of these vintage hotels will elevate your time spent in this renowned city. With Expedia's 10 one-of-a-kind hotels to pick from, you are certain to find one that you'll love. But, like the historical locations you're exploring, these deals won't last forever. Book soon to get a place in one of these historic properties.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Dunoon?
You’re likely already making plans to see the historical sites during your trip to Dunoon. Why not appreciate the seaside during your visit?
What's the best accommodation in Dunoon that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Royal Marine Hotel is a top 3-star historic hotel bookable on Expedia and it offers free parking. A couple of other options close to historic sites include OYO The Esplanade Hotel and Glenmorag Hotel.
How many historically relevant hotels are there in Dunoon?
Dunoon is home to 119 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 13 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical places and other sights in Dunoon?
Dunoon is notable for landmarks like Castle House Museum. The picturesque setting of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park and Benmore Botanic Garden exemplify the area’s natural beauty. Additionally, in the area, you’ll find Loch Lomond and Loch Fyne.
What is a historic hotel like in Dunoon?
By choosing a historic hotel, you can spend a night or two someplace that has an officially recognised national historic designation. A castle, stately home, palace or even a pub, lodge, old police station or skyscraper can be turned into a historic hotel provided that it’s of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are typically found in the public spaces and guestrooms of historic hotels in Dunoon, giving a sense of history.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S. though overall the terms are quite similar. The physical building and architecture of historic hotels are generally the most important aspect. For a heritage hotel, mainly, it’s cultural value as well as how it inspired the community.
Do historic hotels in Dunoon have modern facilities?
Hotel interiors feature the modern conveniences and safety features you expect to find, but every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, free and fast Internet, and the normal amenities found in most hotels will also be available in a historic hotel. When you choose a historic hotel in Dunoon, don’t worry that you’ll find yourself staying at a place that’s uncomfortable or rundown.

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