Selborne Hotel


Clyde Street, West Bay, Dunoon, Argyll, PA23 7HT

    The Selborne hotel offers spectacular views across the Clyde.

    Set in its own gardens reaching down to the promenade and waters edge, all the ground floor public areas including the bar lounge, restaurant and TV lounge offer uninterrupted views of the busy River Clyde, and the Gantocks, where you will sometimes hear the seals and see them relaxing on the rocks at low water.

    Free wireless internet is available in the bar area The Selborne Hotel is a beautiful base from which to explore the rugged mountain scenery of Argyll.

    The hotel has 98 bedrooms all with private facilities. Ground Floor and Clyde view rooms may be available on request. All meals are waiter service, leaving you to sit back and leisurely choose your next course from our extensive set menus. Our chefs and restaurant team serve a full traditional breakfast each morning to set you up for the day. Sumptuous four course dinners are one of the evening highlights, sometimes followed by an evenings entertainment in the bar lounge. A Highland Night on a Tuesday evening is a regular feature, and a favourite of all our guests. It includes a highland dance demonstration, bagpiper, lively accordion music and with the entertainers amusing anecdotes makes for a super evening. Other evenings entertainment feature quality local artistes.

    Dunoon is a resort on the Cowal Peninsula and has plenty of amenities and attractions associated with such a traditional seaside town. Dunoon nestles at the foot of the hills on the western shore of the Firth of Clyde where Loch Long and Holy Loch join the sea. It is one of Scotland's oldest and largest holiday resorts with a fine Victorian heritage. The town has lovely gardens and century old villas which back onto a 4 mile flat promenade running along the front. Inland, but within a 15 minute amble from the Selborne, there is a modern indoor swimming pool with sauna and fitness centre, bowling greens and tennis courts and both a 9 and 18 hole golf course. There is a two screen cinema, and in the season, occasional entertainment at the Queens Hall and at the towns Burgh Hall. The resort stages internationally recognised jazz and dance festivals and plays host to the Cowal Highland Gathering, the biggest highland games festival anywhere in the world, taking place on the last full weekend of August each year.

    The beautiful town of Inveraray is but 50 minute drive from Dunoon, passing Adkinglas Gardens at Cairndow, home of the tallest tree in Britain. Within an hours drive, you could be sitting on the banks of Bonnie Loch Lomond, taking in the majesty of the Southernmost Munro, Ben Lomond.

    2 AA Hotel
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Double Room
    £56.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double Room with Sea View
    £100.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Single Room
    £45.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Single Room with Sea View
    £100.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin Room
    £100.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin Room with Sea View
    £100.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Hotel Breaks


    • Children's Menu Available
    • Cot Available
    • Children Welcome


    • Porterage
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Open To Non Residents
    • Picnic Area
    • Fax/Email Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • TV In Room
    • TV Lounge
    • Indoor Recreational Facilities
    • Television
    • Radio
    • Garden
    • Entertainment Available
    • Outdoor Recreational Facilities
    • Gift Shop

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Families
    • Single Travellers
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Groups Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Allergy Sufferers
    • Young People
    • Business Travellers
    • Disabled Citizens


    • Bar Available
    • Evening Meal By Arrangement
    • Vegetarian
    • Restaurant
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Breakfast Available
    • Shop
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Gluten Free
    • Nut Free Meals
    • Vegetarian Food Available
    • Dinner Available
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Licensed Bar / Clubroom
    • Dairy Free


    • Payphones Available
    • Lounge
    • Iron Available
    • Telephone
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Private Bathroom
    • WC EnSuite
    • Fridge
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Towels Provided
    • Toilets
    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking


    • Lochside Location
    • Waterfront Location
    • Coastal Location
    • Town Location
    • Sea/Loch View


    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Taxi Rank < 100m from station
    • Parking
    • Public Parking Nearby
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • 24hr Help Link
    • Coach Parking Off-site / street
    • Private Car Space
    • Disabled Parking
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Private Parking
    • Free Parking On-Site

    Road Directions

    From the South: Join M6 motorway follow M6 The North West until you enter Scotland. Continue on A74M onto the M74 exit at junction 4 and join M73 bear left onto M8. Depart M8 at junction 30 onto M898 to go across the Erskine Bridge which will take you onto the A82. At Tarbet join A83. After the "Rest and be Thankfull pass" go left onto A815 to Dunoon., turn left onto Jane Street and then right onto Clyde Street were the Selborne Hotel is located. Alternatively continue along the M8 to Greenock and pick up Clyde Ferries.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- Facing the River Clyde at the Tourist Information Centre in Dunoon, turn right, left at the roundabout onto the A815. Follow the road and turn left onto Jane Street and then right again onto Clyde Street were the Selborne hotel is located, Hotel on the left, Car Park on the right. By foot, the easiest route is to follow the promenade. Facing the River Clyde at the Tourist Information Centre in Dunoon, turn right and follow the promenade. At the signpost for Hillfoot shops on WestBay, turn up the street, and 1st left onto Clyde Street, where the Selborne front entrance is located

    Getting there by railway:- The railway terminates at Gourock Railway Station, at the ferry terminal. Take Caledonian MacBryne Ferry across to Dunoon and follow directions from above.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Approximately 25 miles from Glasgow Airport and 35 from Prestwick, Dunoon and the Selborne Hotel is close enough to the hustle and bustle of Glasgow, but far enough away to provide a relaxing break. From Prestwick or Glasgow Int Airports, pick up a train or bus service to Greenock and follow the directions above

    Getting there by ferry:- Approximately half a mile from Dunoons CalMac Ferry Terminal. Turn left on the promenade with your back to the River Clyde and follow the above directions. The Selborne is less than a 15 minute walk, or jump in a taxi, normally waiting at the pier entrance.

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