Sinclair House


91/93 Sinclair Street, Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute, G84 8TR

    Located within Helensburgh town centre, Sinclair House is a traditional villa of which the upper two floors constitute the guest accommodation, Guests are therefore free to come and go as they please.

    With our private car park and just two minutes walk from Helensburgh Central Station, Sinclair House is convenient for all, with an abundance of quality restaurants just a short walk. Run by husband and wife team - Iain and Ishbel, you can be sure that we have your interests firmly at heart.

    We have an expanding library of Blu-ray movies which are free for you to watch on your room Blu-ray player (3D in Room 4). We have ADSL internet access throughout, again at no extra charge and all rooms have a fast laptop (Blu-ray Movie list is on the desktop).  We can set up a secure individual WiFi network for your wireless devices (5GHz band & 2.4GHz) if required. All rooms have a mini-bar fridge - no alcohol licence but the local supermarket is just across the road.

    We make an ideal touring base with Ayr to the South (1 hour - Rabbie Burns country), Fort William to the North (2 hours), Oban to the West (1.5 hours) and Stirling to the East (1 hour) and in the process you will see unrivalled scenery on the way. Of course Glasgow, widely regarded as the UK's second city for shopping after London, is just a 45 minute drive or the same by train. Full details, availability and photos are on our website.

    Helensburgh was the home of John Logie Baird - the inventor of Television - and Alexander Graham Bell - the builder of the world's first steamship, The Comet. Here you will also find the Hill House - Charles Rennie Macintosh's design masterpiece. With the help of his wife, they also designed all of the interior furniture and fittings. Now a National Trust property it is open to the public from 13:30 - 17:30 from April to September.

    4 Guest House
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    With just a Husband and Wife operation, we are closed when we go away on vacation.

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Room 1 Double Ensuite
    £73.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Room 2 Family Mini Suite
    £73.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Room 3 Double Mini Suite
    £73.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Room 4 Kingsize Double
    £73.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

    Extra £4 per room for single night reservations

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


    • Breakfast Available We Are a B&B
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegetarian Food Available


    • Bath Ensuite
    • Electric Shaver Point Adaptors provided
    • Fridge
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property Gas Fired Central Heating with individual thermostats on radiators
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Laundry Service Available free for stays over 7 nights, otherwise £7.50 per 7KG load
    • Linen Provided
    • Shower
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Toilets All rooms are fully en-suite.
    • Towels Provided
    • Trouser Press Only one available - please ask!
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin All rooms are fully en-suite.

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player Blu-ray players in all rooms - library available
    • DVD Player Blu-ray Players that can play DVDs
    • Radio Clock/Radio alarm with (old style) ipod/iPhone and jack to jack lead to play music etc from any device with a standard earphone socket
    • Satellite / Cable TV Sky in Rooms 3 & 4 only. 3D in Room 4 but no movies (more comprehensive list available to guests)!
    • TV In Room 32inch TVS in Rooms 1, 2 & 3. 27inch 3D in Room 4. additional 19inch in Room 2 bedroom and 27inch in Room 3 bedroom (main 32inch TVs are in Room 2 & Room 3 lounges.
    • Television
    • WiFi Online laptops in all rooms but can setup individual highly secure WiFi networks for your own phone/pad/laptop.

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card £2 per night surcharge
    • BACS
    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Electron
    • JCB Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route 2 minutes from Helensburgh Central Train Station.
    • Parking
    • Private Parking Sinclair House has private parking for up to 7 cars (up to large transit size) - not a large car park however so some manoeuvring required.


    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available


    • Fax/Email Facilities Laptops in all rooms - you will need your email settings for Outlook or just use webmail.
    • Internet Access Online laptop in all rooms - Individual highly secure wireless networks available for phones/pads/laptops
    • Mini Bar Fridge only - BYOB - no licence!
    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Coastal Location
    • Town Centre Just 2 minutes walk from the nearest supermarket and 1 minute from the nearest Chippy/Pizza.
    • Town Location Helensburgh is on the banks of the river Clyde Estuary and about 40 minutes from Glasgow - by car or train.
    • Waterfront Location Helensburgh is located on the banks of the river Clyde. Sinclair House is about 5 minutes walk from the pier.

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers strictly NO SMOKING anywhere on the premises
    • Senior Citizens The B&B is located on the first floor (second floor for guests from the USA) and is unsuitable for guests who have difficulty with stairs/steps.

    Wedding Services

    • Accommodation Available

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Helensburgh Tourist Information Centre, Sinclair House is 3 minutes walk up Sinclair Street at the junction with Argyle Street on the left.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

    Journey Planner

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • There are separate shower units:
      • fitted with support handrails
    • Baths fitted with support handrails available
    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath with shower
      • separate shower unit
    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment
    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Handrail by the steps
      • Number of steps 15


    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • with steps and no ramp

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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