The Arran Lodge Terms and Conditions
The Arran Lodge provides room only accommodation for up to 25 people. Entrance is 4pm on the day of arrival to check out by 10am on the day of departure unless otherwise agreed. All bedrooms are on the 1st or 2nd floor and are not suitable for mobility impaired.
Our large function room is available for exclusive hire. This provides space for dining for 70, an evening venue for 100.
A £1000 good housekeeping deposit is required when you pay the balance. This will be refunded a week after departure less the cost of any damages or extra cleaning.
We recommend you take out holiday travel insurance when you first make your booking that covers the cost of your venue hire.
1. Payment of the deposit is deemed to be a firm booking and it is assumed that the Hirer has read and agrees to abide by the hiring terms and conditions which can be found on this website www.thearranlodge.com. If accepted, the Hirer becomes liable for the full balance of charges which are payable 1 month prior to the commencement of the holiday. Non-payment of the balance of the hire charges by the due date will result in the owner treating the property as being available for re-booking and loss of deposit by the Hirer.
2. If the Hirer cancels a confirmed booking they remain liable for payment of the full cost of the holiday. Upon receipt of written confirmation of the cancellation from the Hirer, we will endeavour to re-let the property and if successful will make a refund to the Hirer less the 10% non refundable deposit
3. The number of persons occupying a property must not exceed the maximum occupancy level of 25 people without prior consent of the owner. The owner reserves the right to terminate the occupancy of the property without notice or refund in the case of a breach of this condition. If you are planning to use the house as a venue for more than 25 people there is an extra charge and you will have to supply the extra cutlery and glasses required.
4. The Hirer is responsible for the condition of the property and its entire contents during the hire period, fair wear and tear accepted. The Hirer will make good any damage or loss and leave the property and contents in clean and tidy condition. The person held to be responsible for the hiring party will be the person who made the booking. We request that any breakages or damage is made known to us, so that repair or replacement can be affected without delay.
5. Pets are allowed at The Arran Lodge by prior arrangement. Please bring your pets' feeding bowls and bedding with you. Dogs are not allowed on the furniture. Woopsie bags must be used when taking dogs out. Dogs must not be left unattended. No extra charge is made.
6. Bed linen, heat and power are included in the price. Please strip the linen from any beds you have used and leave used towels in the shower.
7. We reserve the right to refuse to hand over properties to any person or persons who in our opinion are not suitable to take charge. In such cases 50% of the hire charges shall be refunded in full and the liability of the owner shall cease. If we are prevented, because of circumstances outwith our control (e.g. fire damage, drought or the interruption of utility supplies) from putting the property at the disposal of the Hirer, the hire charges shall be refunded in full but the Hirer will have no further claim against the owner.
8. It is important to us that holidaymakers enjoy their holiday and every effort has been made to ensure this. However, in the unlikely event of dissatisfaction with the property or any subsequent problem, the Hirer must immediately contact the owner so that the opportunity to rectify the problem is given. Under no circumstances will any refunds be considered if the property owner has not been given the opportunity to rectify any problems during the Hirer's stay.
9. The contract affected between the Hirer and the owner of the property is in the terms agreed in Schedule 4 Section 8 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 and confers on the Hirer the right to occupy the property for the period agreed for holiday purposes only.
10. THIS IS A STRICTLY NO SMOKING HOUSE. There will be a charge of £100 if any smell of smoke is detected in the rooms.
How to Get Here
There are direct rail links from Glasgow Central train station to Ardrossan Harbour - please check the ferry /train timetable. If you are bringing a car you must book a place on the ferry in advance with www.calmac.co.uk or leave your car in the secure parking.
On arrival in Arran:
Public transport - you can take a bus from Brodick Pier to Lamlash. Get off in Lamlash when the road hits the sea and walk along Shore Road with the sea on your right hand side. Walk past the road up to the Hospital on your left, and turn left at the next corner to walk up the wooded drive to the Arran Lodge. There are signs for the Lodge at the bottom of the drive and a red post box in the wall.
Driving - Turn left when you leave the pier and follow signs to Lamlash. Where the road splits when it meets the sea, turn left along Shore Road. Continue past the road that leads to the Hospital and take a left on the corner to go up the wooded drive to the Arran Lodge. There are signs at the bottom of the drive. There is free parking just beyond the main building. Our postcode is KA27 8LQ however be careful if you follow this on your GPS as it will lead you to the hospital.
If no one is in the reception office at the side of the building when you arrive, your keys and registration form will be hanging outside the office for you.
The Arran Lodge Ltd, Altachorvie, Lamlash, Isle of Arran, Scotland, KA27 8LQ. Tel 01770 600 468
Because of our island location, cancellations affect us severely as it may not be possible to fill the room. Please note that we maintain a strict cancellation policy which applies even if you’re unable to travel because of ferry disruption or stormy weather.
All amendments and cancellations must be made according to our terms. Where this doesn’t happen we reserve the right to charge the full amount for your booking.
Individual Lodge rooms and Sleep Huts
When you tell us about an amendment or cancellation:
- less than seven days before your arrival or after you have checked in, we will charge the total amount for your booking. We may make a full or partial refund of this charge if we are able to replace your reservation by a third party.
- between seven days and one calendar month before your arrival we will charge an amount equivalent to one night’s stay.
- more than one calendar month before your arrival there is no charge and your initial payment will be refunded.
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- make sure we don’t keep it longer than necessary
- not make your personal information available for commercial use without your permission.
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