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OYO Kinloch Arms Hotel

27-29 High Street, Carnoustie DD7 6AN Scotland
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#1 of 2 inns in Carnoustie
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Looking for a place to stay in Carnoustie? Then look no further than Kinloch Arms Hotel, a budget friendly inn that brings the best of Carnoustie to your doorstep.

The rooms offer a flat screen TV, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available, allowing you to rest and refresh with ease.

In addition, as a valued Kinloch Arms Hotel guest, you can enjoy an on-site restaurant that is available on-site. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking.

During your visit, be sure to check out one of Carnoustie's popular fish and chips restaurants such as The Station Hotel and corner hotel restaurant, all a short distance from Kinloch Arms Hotel.

Carnoustie is also home to Barry Mill, a popular historic site that is not too far from Kinloch Arms Hotel.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Kinloch Arms Hotel as you experience everything Carnoustie has to offer.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Free breakfast
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Non-smoking hotel
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Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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2.0 of 5 stars

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27-29 High Street, Carnoustie DD7 6AN Scotland
OYO Kinloch Arms Hotel
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Morganmiller wrote a review Feb 2024
Dundee, United Kingdom3 contributions2 helpful votes
I’ve been going to this pub for years now and I’ve always loved it and thoroughly enjoyed myself everytime I visited, that was until the old manager left and everything went downhill after the new manager started. I visited the other night about 7pm, went to the bar, got a drink, sat at my table, had a couple sips of my drink and then proceeded to go to the toilet, while I was in the toilet doing my business a stranger started banging on my door (which obviously gave me a fright) asking if I was being sick, I can understand why she would have thought that as I have a chest infection at the minute and my cough sounds horrendous it sounded like I was being sick but I wasn’t, but why on earth is a stranger banging on my toilet door in the first place? A bit of privacy and peace would have been ideal and I wouldn’t have been sick as I only had a couple of sips of my drink, I was completely sober at this point. Everything was fine until about 9pm when the manageress decided to tell the male bar staff that was working behind the bar to refuse me drink as she said I had been sick? (Obviously referring to earlier in the toilet) male bar staff and manageress wouldn’t even let me explain myself, explaining to them that I hadn’t been sick and the male bar staff was having none of it, wouldn’t listen to a word I said, so rude and abrupt - both of them! didn’t believe me, refused me service even though they had literally been serving me all night with no issues? Absolutely ridiculous. So I basically got refused for absolutely nothing! I bought two drinks just before getting refused, if I was that bad why would the male bar staff sit and watch me drink them and allow me to drink them if I was “that bad” 😂 not a way to treat a customer, especially one that’s a regular from the area that has supported the pub for so long! Avoid all costs.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled solo
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Iain Waghorn wrote a review Oct 2023
Dundee, United Kingdom3 contributions
Back in Carnoustie after a long time. Popped into the Kinloch with my friend for a pint and a toasty at 3:00pm. “Toasty? don’t do them after 3:00” was the bar and kitchens response. No bar snacks other than vinegar crisps; Watched the chef potter about the kitchen till we left an hour later. One of the other patrons offered to nip home and make us a sandwich himself! Customer service? No concept in the Kinloch!
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Date of stay: October 2023Trip type: Travelled with friends
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hez1976 wrote a review Sept 2023
scotland23 contributions4 helpful votes
Great meal with family. Staff lovely, very friendly. Drinks great and food excellent!! Great value too and would recommend to anyone. We stayed at Carnoustie Hotel and it was a 10 minute walk along the front.
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Date of stay: September 2023
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Angie wrote a review Aug 2023
3 contributions2 helpful votes
Absolutely terrible, no towels for 1 day when asked was told if I get time I will bring some got them the day after. Rooms need cleaning had to wipe everything down my self,no staff on hand to ask for anything and ignored at the bar on several occasions.
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Date of stay: August 2023
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JenIgma29 wrote a review Mar 2023
Scotland, United Kingdom66 contributions64 helpful votes
We often come here for lunch or dinner with our dog. It can get very busy at the weekends, but service is always quick and food is good. My only concern is I wish the chef would wear a cover over his beard, his food is excellent, but watching him bending over the cooker with his beard over the food is really off putting
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Date of stay: March 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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CAS wrote a review Feb 2023
Dundee, Scotland113 contributions67 helpful votes
Visited here for lunch with our toddler grandson. The service was very good and staff were friendly but the food was strictly average. Most disappointing was the macaroni which was possibly the worst Ive had in a very long time.
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Date of stay: February 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Kaggie S wrote a review Feb 2023
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Top notch dinner tonight. My friend and I popped in having had a recommendation from a family member. I had the (huge fish cake) my pal had haggis Bon bons. Filled by a huge breast of chicken wrapped in Parma Ham. Very tasty. We didn’t have room for pudding unfortunately. I’m glad we ate here rather than The big hotel, where we are staying. Really enjoys talking to Rob the owner. It’s good to keep it local and ensure that small businesses are supported. I’ll be back without a doubt. Please do pay a visit, clearly they are working hard and doing their bit to give you a very nice experience. Well done Rob and staff.
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Date of stay: February 2023Trip type: Travelled with friends
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KMcK wrote a review Dec 2022
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What an amazing gem of a restaurant. We booked a meal for our anniversary and weren't disappointed. Menu had a great selection of dishes. Food was amazing, beautifully presented and service was excellent. Great value for money.
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Date of stay: December 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Katriona B wrote a review Nov 2022
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This was our second stay in the Kinloch Arms. It is on the main street but not noisy, close to the beach and train station with parking. We stayed In room 8 both times. The double bed is a linked single which is expected in most places these days. The room was very comfortable and functional. With the added bonus of sky TV. The room was spotless and so was the bathroom. Which is a credit to them we have stayed at another hotel locally that the Kinloch Arms could teach them a thing or two about cleanliness. We had a meal in the bar and felt very relaxed and welcoming locals too. The meal was amazing value for money and the portions were not skimpy. I have food allergies and was made to feel comfortable and listened too. I can find it hard to eat out as my allergies are severe and it's a luxury to have a place to go and to be able to relax. Just letting my husband be able to have a pint with his dinner knowing that I'm safe in itself is huge for us. The breakfast was made to order with the breakfast chef sitting down going over my allergies and being able to see the open kitchen made it more re assuring for me. The Kinloch Arms is a welcoming place that is what I would call a budget hotel but it does it well far better than some higher star rated hotels I've stayed in.
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Date of stay: November 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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chef07 wrote a review Oct 2022
Dundee, United Kingdom13 contributions3 helpful votes
Whent for lunch today I had fish cake started very well presented and good. For the main course I had mushroom risotto very good the other 2 had roast beef and Al the trimens also good and for sweet sticky toffees pudding and chocolate cake very good
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Frequently Asked Questions about OYO Kinloch Arms Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to OYO Kinloch Arms Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Carnoustie War Memorial (0.2 miles) and Carnoustie Sports Centre (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at OYO Kinloch Arms Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at OYO Kinloch Arms Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at OYO Kinloch Arms Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to OYO Kinloch Arms Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Station Hotel, corner hotel, and Ganges.
Is OYO Kinloch Arms Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 miles away from the centre of Carnoustie.
Are pets allowed at OYO Kinloch Arms Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to OYO Kinloch Arms Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Arbroath Abbey (6.4 miles), Claypotts Castle (7.0 miles), and Drinking Fountain (9.8 miles).