Hotel The Esplanade

West BayDunoonPA23 7HUUnited Kingdom
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About Hotel The Esplanade

Situated in bustling Dunoon on the West Coast of Scotland, the Esplanade looks out over the sea and has a sun terrace, bar and restaurant.

The hotel’s ensuite rooms include TVs, radios and tea and coffeemaking equipment. Some rooms have water views.

Hotel The Esplanade has a bar and a sun terrace with views of the River Clyde. Entertainment is offered most evenings. The lift services all floors and free on-site parking is available.

Full or continental breakfast is included and the hotel restaurant offers a selection of traditional Scottish dishes. Whisky tasting can be arranged. There is an international wine list and over 100 malt whiskies to choose from in the bar.

Hotel The Esplanade is within easy walking distance of The Queens Hall comedy club, 9.2 miles from the McLean Museum and Art Gallery and a ten-minute drive from Argyll Forest Park.


West Bay, Dunoon, PA23 7HU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1)369704070 | Fax: +44(1)369702129 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

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Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Sea Views and Sunsets.

Upgraded rooms at the hotel look out over the water and most guests report that the fabulous view was well worth the extra cost. They also enjoyed watching the sun go down from the first floor balcony. The hotel’s central location and easy access to the f

Clean and Polite.

The housekeeping staff at the Esplanade Hotel drew high praise for keeping the rooms spotlessly clean. Even guests who had complaints about other issues noted the high level of cleanliness. Guests also appreciated the polite and friendly service they rece

Scotland the Brave.

The hotel's Scottish Night which includes bagpipe players, Scottish dancing and haggis drew cheers from many guests. Some said there was no need to go into town when everything was at the hotel. They liked the drinks served at the bar and several said the

Negative Reviews

Damp and Dated.

While mosts guests found the rooms clean and comfortable, several noted damp and musty smells when first entering the hotel and many thought the Esplanade was overdue for refurbishment. They reported faded decor, dilapidated furniture, worn carpets and a

Bed and Bath Blues.

Some guests who had asked for double beds reported getting twin beds pushed together instead, while others complained about small and overly warm rooms and heating controls that couldn’t be adjusted. Guests commented on the small size of the bathrooms, sh

Quick, Get In Line.

The Esplanade Hotel caters to coach tours and some guests noted that when several coaches arrive at once, restaurant service suffers. Waiting in a queue to be served by an obviously harried and overworked staff caused some guests to say they would not ret

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