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Esplanade Hotel

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dispite the reviews that have been written about this hotel it has been refurbished and it is excellent.My wife and i spent a week here on a coach holiday, the staff were more than helpful the menu was 4 courses and a choice,the hotel was clean through out and our room was brilliant ,serviced every morning.The entertainment was good including...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel has been refurbished since my last visit. At first glance it seems lovely but the room wasn't that clean and didn't sleep at all first night due to a plumbing issue, a loud banging sound all night. I reported in the morning the maintenance attended and attempted to repair but it soon started that awful noise again. To...

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SGEEsplanade704070, Manager at Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate the time you took to write your detailed review here on Tripadvisor. We are truly sorry for all the issues you encountered during your stay with us. At your convenience, please email Esplanade@sgehotels.com so that our Guest Services staff can further discuss your stay. We hope that you will give us another chance so we can...

Greenock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel has undergone renovation and looks a lot better. The food as always was excellent, the staff (Perry and Paulina in particular) are outstanding and a credit to the hotel. Thanks yet again for another brilliant stay.

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SGEEsplanade704070, Manager at Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind comments regarding your recent stay at The Esplanade Hotel. Appreciative feedback such as yours inspires us to consistently provide our guests with the superior level of service they have come to expect from our Hotel. In the meantime if there is anything we can do to assist you. please do not hesitate to...

Grimsby, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We enjoyed a five day break over Xmas,we found our room very comfortable & warm.The towels were fluffy & white & bed was very comfortable. The food & entertainment was first class,wifi in our room was very good,only problem was television reception,very erratic,unable to watch,not a big problem for us as we had trips out.The weather was fierce at times...

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SGEEsplanade704070, Manager at Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind comments regarding your recent stay at The Esplanade Hotel. Appreciative feedback such as yours inspires us to consistently provide our guests with the superior level of service they have come to expect from our Hotel. In the meantime if there is anything we can do to assist you. please do not hesitate to...

Alva, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a two night break and thoroughly enjoyed it. Our bedroom had been renovated and the bathroom was lovely. Dinner was a good choice and very tasty. Breakfast was very good too. We will definitely come back.

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SGEEsplanade704070, Manager at Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind comments regarding your recent stay at The Esplanade Hotel. Appreciative feedback such as yours inspires us to consistently provide our guests with the superior level of service they have come to expect from our Hotel. In the meantime if there is anything we can do to assist you. please do not hesitate to...

Appleby in Westmoreland
Reviewed 6 November 2016

WE went on a coach trip to Dunoon from Appleby Cumbria expecting to stay at the Argyll Hotel but on the way there we were informed that due to some kind of heating problem at the Argyll, we would now be staying at The Esplanade Hotel, have to say this came as a real disapointment. WE eventually arrived at the...

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SGEEsplanade704070, Manager at Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate the time you took to write your detailed review here on Tripadvisor. We are truly sorry for all the issues you encountered during your stay with us. At your convenience, please email Esplanade@sgehotels.com so that our Guest Services staff can further discuss your stay. We hope that you will give us another chance so we can...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I had stayed in the Esplanade 3 years ago and was back for a 3-day break in Dunoon. In many ways the hotel is typical for its age and location in a once-thriving seaside resort and now seems to be dependent on coach parties and people on short breaks. But with that in mind, it represents very good value and...

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SGEEsplanade704070, Manager at Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind comments regarding your recent stay at The Esplanade Hotel. Appreciative feedback such as yours inspires us to consistently provide our guests with the superior level of service they have come to expect from our Hotel. In the meantime if there is anything we can do to assist you. please do not hesitate to...

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We did not book into this hotel but were transferred (without prior notice) to it on arrival at the hotel we actually booked which was the Best Western Argyll Hotel. The Esplanade Hotel has seen better days and largely caters for the budget coach trip clientele. Pretty dated throughout but reasonably clean. Our room was spacious but also rather dated...

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SGEEsplanade704070, Manager at Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate the time you took to write your detailed review here on Tripadvisor. We are truly sorry for all the issues you encountered during your stay with us. At your convenience, please email Esplanade@sgehotelgroup.com so that our Guest Services staff can further discuss your stay. We hope that you will give us another chance so we can...

Hampshire
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We came here with a coach party, and as they had visited for several years and their brochure claimed it was a satisfactory venue, I was very disappointed with this hotel. Being an ex-pat Scot, and travelling with a friend who had never been to Scotland, I wanted everything to be as Scottish as possible. However, this wasn't the case....

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Kilwinning, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Ideal for a cheap and cheerful break. Rooms and food adequate. Unfortunately there was no entertainment on the weekend we were there, which was disappointing. The staff were very pleasant and a good time was had by all eight in our party.

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Dear Guest Thank you for your kind comments regarding your recent stay at The Esplanade Hotel. Appreciative feedback such as yours inspires us to consistently provide our guests with the superior level of service they have come to expect from our Hotel. In the meantime if there is anything we can do to assist you. please do not hesitate to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Esplanade Hotel is located on the West Bay, Dunoon. You are only a five mins walk away from the town centre and you can enjoy the tranquil views across the West bay. Modern and luxurious accommodation available for you during your relaxing stay. The hotel offers delicious homemade dinners and true Scottish breakfasts so you can indulge with a tipple or two from a Malt and Wine cellar. Looking forward to having your company with us at The Esplanade Hotel known as being a home away from home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Esplanade Hotel

Address: Victoria Parade, Dunoon PA23 7HU, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Cowal Peninsula > Dunoon
Price Range: $104 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Esplanade Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 65
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Esplanade Hotel Dunoon, Scotland
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Dunoon
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“our room was 336”
567892015, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 368 on 3rd floor is quiet & a comfortable double bed.”
BarbaraDN36, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“JUst dont bother to stay here,”
MalcolmPG, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a sea view.”
foxterrier2, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a Clyde view room if possible! It would certainly be better than ours (316) overlooking the roof of the kitchen, and the parked coaches!”
GULLIVERHampshire, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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