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There are a number of hotels, B&B and self-catering properties in the Helensburgh area. Below we highlight a number of properties close to both the RNCYC clubhouse and the Rhu Marina venues.

1. Rhu Inn, Rhu

Walking distance of RNCYC and Rhu marina. Single, twins, family rooms available for a total of 12 guests in 6 rooms (some shared bath/toilet).

Rates from £50 single to £80 family per night. They will consider a discount if we book a block of rooms, so mention you are attending an event at the Royal Northern.

Contact: +44 1436 821048

2. Commodore Hotel, Helensburgh

On the seafront at Helensburgh, The Commodore Hotel is 15-20 minute walk on flat ground to marina, with a further 5 minutes from the marina to RNCYC. Best rates are obtainable online - look for a saver rate on

3. Rosslea Hall Hotel, Rhu

Adjacent to the RNCYC clubhouse. The Rosslea have some availability during the event. 

Contact: or +44 1436 439955

4. Ardencaple Hotel, Rhu

The Ardencaple is a 5 minute walk from marina and 10 minutes from RNCYC. Mixture of rooms.

Contact: or +44 1436 820200

5. Gareside Lodge, Shandon

This is self catering cottage which sleeps 4, in 1 double bed and 2 singles. The owners are members of RNCYC. About 20 minutes walk from RNCYC.

Contact: or +44 1436 820745

6. Whistlers Dell, Rhu

B&B. 2 double rooms. 10 minute walk to RNCYC.

Contact: or +44 1436 820195

7. Garemount Lodge, Shandon

Self catering cottage. About 20 minutes walk from RNCYC


8. Tolsta, Craigendoran, Helensburgh

Self-catering cottage with 3 bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin, 1 single). Car/taxi transport to RNCYC would be necessary.


9. Machlachlan House, Helensburgh

Self-catering house that can sleep up to 10 persons. Car/taxi transport to RNCYC would be necessary.

Contact: or +44 7731 874409

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