There is a great range of accommodation options across the Kintyre Peninsula. From golf retreats, seaside campsites and budget-friendly hotels to cosy, family-run B&Bs, farms and a lighthouse by the sea – there is something for everyone and every budget.
Kintyre isn’t about bucket list attractions; the simple things make for good exploring here, such as venturing along snaky lanes to the isolated Mull of Kintyre. Walk along the miles of sand at Machrihanish with views over to Islay, Jura and Ireland.
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Before you start to look for your dream holiday home, check out this guide about the different accommodation types we have in Scotland. In the Kintyre Peninsula, there are no chain hotels; most of the hotels or B&B are small premises.
So early booking is essential, especially for those driving the Kintyre 66 route in the summer months. Some Kintyre hotels and places to stay have a two-night minimum stay, especially those that are self-catering.
Kintyre Hotels and Places to Stay – Make Sure
to stick to the check-in times outlined by your host, unless you have agreed to an out-of-hours check-in with your host in advance. This is important if you are staying in a B&B or arranging to collect keys to a self-catering property.
Navigation, GPS and WIFI
I would recommend having both GPS and a paper map. Internet and Wifi in this region might be very patchy or have no signal at all. Postcodes in GPS systems can often cover a large area of ground. Make sure you have directions to your accommodation for each evening, as you won’t always have a phone signal in the more remote areas.
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Below are some of my favourite Kintyre hotels and places to stay.
I was specifically looking for Kintyre hotels and places to stay that could show the best of what Kintyre Peninsula offers. Remember, the accommodation you choose is a key part of your holiday experience. Choose it wisely!