Places to stay

Arran is easily accessible from the mainland with good road, rail and air links.

If you need some information to help you to plan your stay on Arran, Visit Arran is the best source.



The following accommodation providers and property management specialists are kindly sponsoring or supporting the 2017 Arran Mountain Festival:


Auchrannie Resort

Auchrannie Resort – whoever you are travelling with, you will find it easy to chill out in our Spa Resort which features contemporary interiors, funky furnishings and great sized family rooms. For a more relaxing break, why not curl up on comfy couches in front of the roaring log fires in the more traditional House Hotel? Our Luxury Lodges provide a luxurious home from home for a self catering short break, a longer get away or co-ownership.


The Glenartney

The Glenartney is a much loved 3 star guesthouse and has been completely refurbished over the last few years with major internal renovations happening in 2010. One of our greatest assets is our location…Far enough away from the centre of Brodick to have peace and quiet but close enough to enjoy all the amenities within a few minutes walk. Breakfast at the Glenartney will set you up for your day. We offer among other delights porridge and full cooked Scottish breakfast using Arran’s fresh produce.


Ivybank B&B and holiday cottage

Ivybank is situated in the centre of the village, facing the village green, Lamlash Bay and Holy Isle, 2 minutes’ walk from the pier, with a round-the-island bus service stop practically at the door. Spectacular views from bedrooms and dining room. Friendly and relaxed atmosphere. We can give advice on walks and excursions or arrange for you to partake on adventure activities such as kayaking or mountain biking.

Lamlash Bay Hotel

Lamlash Bay Hotel is a shore front, family run, dog friendly hotel, centrally located in the village of Lamlash. Only a 7 minute drive from Brodick Ferry Terminal, the hotel is situated just 150yards from the beach and has unique panoramic views over the bay to the Holy Isle. All rooms are en-suite and free wifi is available throughout the hotel. Our bar lounge stocks a wide range of beers, ales and malts and an impressive collection of gins and vodkas too. We have a bistro style restaurant serving delicious freshly cooked meals and mouth watering pizzas from our stone based oven.

The Ormidale Hotel & Pub

The Ormidale’s rooms are comfortable, stylishly decorated and have en suite bathrooms. Guests can look forward to Arran Aromatics toiletries, good quality linen and only the fluffiest of towels. Flat screen televisions and tea making facilities are provided along with everything else one would expect from a 3* hotel. Breakfast is a real treat at the Ormidale. The room rate includes a superb Scottish breakfast served in the hotel dining room. Everything is cooked individually to order and proper old fashioned silver tea pots and cutlery is used. Guests will enjoy the wide selection of fruits and cereals as well as an extensive range of cooked choices. Special diets can easily be catered for (just let them know in advance!).

Monamore Guesthouse

Monamore Guesthouse is a new guest house (opened in May 2018), set a 10 minute drive from Brodick ferry terminal, a two minute walk from the sea and 5 minute walk from the centre of the bustling village of Lamlash. Nestled among three acres of natural woodland, lawn and wildlife garden, Monamore encourages guests to enjoy the beauty of the Scottish outdoors and discover the wildlife which inhabits it. Well behaved dogs are welcome in the rooms and garden and can join their owners at breakfast.


Lochranza Caravan & Camping site

The campsite is situated in a mountain valley at the south end of the village of Lochranza, with level grass pitches. Tents, touring caravans and motor-homes welcome. Three wooden camping pods for hire. Hardstandings and electric hook ups are available. The facilities include hot showers with hairdryers, clean toilets and wash basins. There are also dishwashing sinks and a chemical toilet disposal point. New for 2016 – a new reception block replaces the old one, with new laundry facilities (washer, dryers and drying cupboard), a shower and toilet for those with restricted mobility, and a campers’ room which has seating, information, a fridge and a microwave. – Making it easy to find and book great camping, glamping and touring sites! Whether you’re looking for a place to pitch your tent, park your caravan or relax in glamping luxury, we’ll help you find the best campsites and holiday parks.
Camping holiday memories to treasure await you!

Smuggler's Den self-catering house

Smuggler’s Den self-catering house

Smuggler’s Den self-catering house, between Brodick and Corrie, for 8 people is ideal for small walking groups. It’s idyllic location, on the sea shore, where otters are regularly seen, is a perfect base for walkers. Four bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, large lounge and kitchen and a drying area provide plenty of space in this well equipped down stairs apartment. Dogs welcome. Change over day is Friday. Contact for more details.

Arran Sleep Huts self-catering

Arran Sleep Huts – basic accommodation in Lamlash for the people who love to explore our island. Clean, comfortable and affordable. All sleep huts are en-suite with bedding provided. We have 25 sleep huts – book a single, twin or double en-suite private room or book all of them for an event. Book online or Tel: 01770 600 468 or Iain on 07825959784.

Oakbank Farm self catering holiday cottages

Oakbank Farm self catering holiday cottages with sea views is a secluded converted farm steading set in 3 acres of private grounds on the edge of the Lamlash, just a few hundred metres from the coast and within easy walking distance of the village. The 4 individual holiday homes comprise of 2 cottages, one Bungalow and a ground floor apartment and sleeping from 4 to 21 it is the ideal place for families, individuals and groups friends and to holiday together.

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