Kilmichael was awarded:

2011 Scottish Hotel Awards"Islands Luxury Hotel of the Year 2013"
plus "Breakfast of the Year" and
"Gold Laurel for Fabulous & Witty Menus"
(as well as awards for individual staff!)
at the
Scottish Hotel Awards 2013 ceremony,

2011 Scottish Hotel Awards"Small Romantic Hotel of the Year 2012"
at the
Scottish Hotel Awards 2012 ceremony,

2010 Scottish Hotel Awards"Design Gold Medal 2011"
for our self-catering cottages
at the
Scottish Hotel Awards 2011 ceremony,

2009 Scottish Hotel Awards and the coveted
"Country House Hotel of the Year 2009"
at the
Scottish Hotel Awards 2009 ceremony.



Kilmichael is one of the very few hotels in the whole of Scotland) to achieve the gold star award in the VisitScotland (formerly Scottish Tourist Board) Grading and Classification Scheme. A gold award means that we "consistently achieve the highest levels of excellence within (our) grading".


Kilmichael is a past winner of The Taste of Scotland
"Country House Hotel of the Year" award
as well as the Macallan 25 award which honoured
just 25 restaurants in Scotland for being
"particularly recommended to the travelling gourmet".

The Taste of Scotland logo

We are also an AA Red Star "Inspectors’ Choice" Hotel for 19 consecutive years, having featured consistently in their Premier Hotels and Britain’s Best Hotels lists.

For all this, Kilmichael is much more friendly than formal. We aim to help you relax and to ensure that Kilmichael continues to be:

"the place to stay and eat and get away from it all on Arran."
(Scotland the Best)

Here's what others say about us…

… Arran's finest hotel and restaurant
(Country Homes and Interiors)

… we stayed in sybaritic comfort
(The Guardian)

… there is something exquisite in everything here
(The Taste of Scotland)

… an island treat… the smoked salmon and prawn cheesecake was rich and addictive… a cornucopia of mushrooms and chestnuts… the sort of dish vegetarians pray to find on the menu
(The Sunday Times)

...basks in its seclusion and delivers a level of service and attention to detail expected from the bluest of blue blood

… for a real feast try Kilmichael House Hotel
(The Daily Record)

...very special
The Good Hotel Guide

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2013 Winner

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Kilmichael Country House Hotel and Deluxe Cottages
Glen Cloy  •  By Brodick  •  Isle of Arran  •  KA27 8BY

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