Cairnbaan Hotel, by Lochgilphead

Cairnbaan Hotel, by Lochgilphead – situated on the banks of Crinan Canal in the historic glen of Kilmichael.

The Cairnbaan “family”, Christine, the two Lisas, chefs Vikki and Alan and their teams, take great pride in their work and look forward to welcoming you to the friendliest hotel around.

Delicious food and a great list of drinks

We have a core menu of “favourites” but look out for the ever-changing specials board featuring seafood, vegetarian dishes, Sunday roasts and seasonal recipes as well as our delicious home-made puddings.

Special diets are catered for- vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, dairy free etc.  However, if you have very specific requirements, we can offer a better choice if you are able to give us a little bit of notice.

All day snacks and drinks

We serve a full range of coffees, teas etc and mouth-watering home baking throughout the day. All are open to non-residents.

The bar

The bar is open to non-residents from 11am till 11pm daily except Sunday-Thursday in November, January and February when it will close at 10pm.

Beers and spirits

The bar stocks a good range of craft gins, malt whiskies and real ales as well as regular beverages.


Our wine list features an interesting selection of affordable wines by the bottle as well as 6 whites, 6 reds and 2 roses available by the glass.


Staying at Cairnbaan Hotel


There are 12 individually styled en suite guest bedrooms 8 double rooms, 3 twin and 1 single.

Special requirements

If you have specific requirements, eg a ground floor room, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Young children

Roll-away beds/cots are available for under 12’s sharing their parents’ room.


You are welcome to bring your dog but we ask that you don’t leave him/her alone in your room or allow him/her to climb on furniture.

Facilities in the rooms

All our rooms have:

  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free Wi-Fi (and throughout the hotel)
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Television
  • Hairdryers and complimentary toiletries.


UK Hotels and Breaks


Cairnbaan Hotel


by Lochgilphead,


PA31 8SQ

Telephone: 01546 606623


Our Address:

Cairnbaan, by Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8SQ