Travelling from the South leave the m74 at junction 4 and follow signs for m8 Glasgow. Once on the m8 follow signs for Greenock and on to Gourock. Western Ferry terminal is situated 3 miles further down the coast. There are two ferry services to Dunoon, the first being Caledonian MacBrayne from Gourock departing every hour up to 8:20 pm. The second is Western Ferries from McInroys Point leaving every 30 minutes. The last ferry is at 22:30 week days and midnight weekends. To reach the hotel, take the first left past Dunoon Pier into Park Avenue. Follow the road to the waterfront; the St. Ives is the third hotel on the right.