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Kilmarnock Arms Hotel

Bridge Street Cruden Bay, Cruden Bay (Port Erroll) AB42 0HD Scotland
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Situated at the heart of the picturesque village of Cruden Bay with 14 spacious en suite single, double/twin or family rooms and just a short stroll from Slains Castle, the beach and the world renowned Cruden Bay Golf Course whether you are enjoying a short break, overnight stay, popping in for a drink or sampling the local cuisine in our lounge bar or restaurant there really is something for everyone at The Kilmarnock Arms Hotel.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
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Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
Non-smoking hotel
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blodwyn15 wrote a review Aug 2021
lancashire30 contributions7 helpful votes
Had a 4 night stay here while on a golfing trip. Arrived to a very friendly welcome and staff were very pleasant and helpful the whole time. Ate in the restaurants for 2 nights of our stay and the food was very good with plenty of choice from the menu and additional daily specials. The breakfast each morning was very good- cooked to your liking, included full cooked breakfast or porridge (very tasty indeed) or omelette, scrambled eggs with salmon or any choice you wanted really. Rooms were clean and comfortable. There is parking on site. Easy walk to the beach and then onto Slain Castle with its great coastal views. Golf at Cruden Bay Golf Club is a must- fabulous course with again a very friendly welcome.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Peter S wrote a review Aug 2021
Stocksfield, United Kingdom49 contributions11 helpful votes
As soon as my wife and I arrived we felt comfortable and welcome. The hotel has a public bar which is popular with locals; always a good sign of a relaxed and informal atmosphere and just how we like it. The staff were all friendly and genuine and enjoyed chatting in a natural way, unlike the practiced and professional staff in some larger hotels. Breakfast was excellent with something for everyone - my wife is vegetarian - with a lovely variety of cooked alternatives to the traditional fry-up, which was also excellent. Evening meals were very nice too. The hotel is steeped in history and has been host to Bram Stoker amongst others who, it seems, might have drawn inspiration for Dracula's castle from the nearby Slain Castle. I was fascinated by the cormorants drying their wings on a small rock offshore from the castle and wondered if that's where the vampire image originated??? I might take my motorcycle pals there on our next trip. 🏍️
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Room Tip: The garden view rooms have a nice outlook, although perhaps a little noisier from traffic
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Lolly309 wrote a review Aug 2021
7 contributions1 helpful vote
Gorgeous homemade food , got fish and chips, and also a venison burger with smoked cheese. Lovely service. Clean pub, and they allowed dogs. We stayed at Cruden bay in our motor home and it was a 12 min walk from the bay to the pub. Very traditional looking , which is refreshing, not common these days to find an old looking pub inside.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Parking pints around Cruden bay, Dog friendly Next to the sea and a beach
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Tommy J wrote a review Jul 2021
Ashington, United Kingdom40 contributions22 helpful votes
Excellent room with walk in wet room?? Underfloor heating. Dinner was perfect and staff couldn't have been more professional. Felt completely safe in these difficult times. Loved the way they segregated the hotel guests from the general public
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: Limited parking on site but plenty of other areas to park. Room 16 had its own private garden
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Tourscotland wrote a review Feb 2021
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Visited here for lunch around October 2020 time. The two young staff members were very friendly and accommodating and when we asked to sit by the fireplace it was no problem at all for them. The food we had was delicious, of good quality, and didn't take long to prepare. Highly recommend this place, and we will definitely be visiting again with friends once things open back up.
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Date of stay: October 2020
US$146 - US$167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomScotlandAberdeenshireCruden Bay (Port Erroll)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kilmarnock Arms Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Kilmarnock Arms Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Bullers of Buchan (1.6 miles), Slains Castle (0.7 miles), and Buchan Ness Lighthouse (4.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Kilmarnock 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 Kilmarnock Arms Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Kilmarnock Arms Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kilmarnock Arms Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Seaview Hotel, Kilmarnock Arms Hotel, and Buchan Braes Hotel - Grill Room.
Is Kilmarnock Arms Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the centre of Cruden Bay (Port Erroll).
Are there any historical sites close to Kilmarnock Arms Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Admiralty Gateway (5.6 miles).
Is Kilmarnock Arms Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.