Ardencaple Hotel, Rhu
Open Today: 11:00am - 11:00pm

about our hotel

The Ardencaple Hotel in Helensburgh offers a relaxing rural retreat set on at the mouth of the Gare Loch. If you like to walk, cycle or sail in the stunning Scottish landscape, then this is the hotel for you.


Top-notch amenities to make sure you have a great time. Here’s what you can expect when you visit The Ardencaple Hotel:

  • Bar / Lounge
  • Beer Garden
  • Car Park
  • Dog Friendly

what makes us special

Hotel breakfast

Useful Information

  • Check in from2pm
  • Check out by11am
  • Breakfast served7am — 9am Monday to Friday
  • Breakfast served7am — 10am Saturday to Sunday
  • Evening meals served until9pm
  • Reception7am to 10pm
  • Helensburgh Central Train Station1.7 miles
  • Helensburgh Upper Train Station1.8 miles

Take in the dramatic Dunbartonshire landscape

Sitting on the north shore of the Firth of Clyde, this striking whitewashed former 19th-century coaching inn is a tranquil countryside haven that's the perfect place to stay for anyone looking to explore the dramatic Argyll & Bute landscape. It's also a fantastic spot to get together with friends and family to meet, eat andcelebrate.

When you're ready to turn in, the Ardencaple Hotel, Helensburgh has 25 cosy, tastefully furnished bedrooms where you'll find everything you need to help you relax after a busy day. Plus all the modern touches you'd expect for an enjoyable stay, including complimentary Wi-Fi and tea and coffee making facilities.

A stay at the Ardencaple Hotel is all about getting out and enjoying the fantastic Scottish countryside. Located just a stone's throw from the water, magnificent walks around Gare Loch and beyond are right on your doorstep. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park is just 5 miles away, for the more adventurous the Arrochar Alps are just 4 miles north, or the start/end of the John Muir Way is at Helensburgh Pier. Other enjoyable local attractions include SeaLife Loch Lomond, Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre, Dumbarton Castle or The Charles Rennie Mackintosh designed Hill House. Or if you wish to test your golf skills on the fairway, head to the one of the championship courses at Loch Lomond

Sample some delicious Scottish fare

After a hard day's adventuring and taking in the sights, there's nothing better than settling down for the evening in theBelhaven pub and restaurant. Take a load off, watch the big match and enjoy the fantastic atmosphere. And if you're looking to tempt your tastebuds for dinner, the award-winning hand-battered haddock and steak pie marinated in Belhaven Best are not to be missed.

Book direct with us now and enjoy 20% off lunch and dinner at our hotel restaurant throughout your stay. T&Cs apply.

Please note we can only accept bookings for the same day until 9pm to ensure our teams have time to prepare for your arrival.


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