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The Glenelg Inn

Glenelg IV40 8JR, Scotland
The Glenelg Inn
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ayr, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were, perhaps not surprisingly the only guests in the Glenelg Inn on a glorious March weekend. The area is of course lovely and the Glenelg has a monopoly of hotel accommodation. The pub is pleasant and the bar food was fine although the choice was surprisingly limited. The staff were very friendly and we had a great evening in... More 

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I start. Every box is ticked. Location, Service, Food, Character, Locals, Staff, Atmosphere I could go on and on and on. I would love to keep this place a secret so I'm guaranteed a room every time. Every visit we are welcomed like family coming home to visit. If you haven't been here make it your next destination.

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Asbury, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

My husband, Jim, and I stayed three nights at the Glenelg Inn and could not have been happier. We were warmly welcomed the moment we arrived, and treated somewhere between family and royalty the entire time. The Inn itself is lovely - spotless and comfortable, especially our big bed, with thoughtful touches like biscuits at your bedside. The location can't... More 

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New Jersey
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We stayed here for three nights in January 2015 and loved the place as well as the whole area of Glenelg. The pub had excellent beers and whiskies, served really good food, and the staff was quite friendly - as were all of the locals that we spoke with while we were there. Sipping single malt while sitting by a... More 

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Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Whilst exploring the area on a beautiful day, we stumbled upon the Glenelg Inn. The scenery around it is beyond spectacular, and the bar is cozy with a roaring fire and all manner of Highland accoutrements. I had a bowl of delicious home-made tomato and olive soup. Highly recommended. One tip... in relation to some other reviews, if you go... More 

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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I stayed here on the 4th Nov. I arrived in the dark of night. Got a friendly welcome from the owner. I sked about his accomadation he told me it would be £50 for the night. I looked at him with raised eyebrows in disbeleif. I aked about an evening meal and he told me they would have a table... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The Glenelg Inn is full of charm from the warm welcome to the cosy rooms to the crackling fire in the bar. The views from the bedrooms are second to none. Even on a blustery, rainy, autumnal morning in the Highlands it was breathtaking. The room decor was simple and inoffensive and the room and bathroom were good sizes and... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

What a great time we had at Glenelg. If you're looking for a good, old fashioned west highland place to stay and a great hooley with the locals thrown in, then this is where it happens. This is not the Waldorf Astoria, but it's much more fun. Can't wait to return.

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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Our friends took us here for a one night stay on the back of an excellent previous experience of theirs, admittedly about 10 years ago. The setting is magnificent and our welcome very warm. The room although clean was very overpriced. The towels were fraying and thinning. The evening menu bore NO resemblance whatsoever to the sample menu on the... More 

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Bristol
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

OK first off let me start by saying that the location is splendid and in terms of the pub it is a very nice place. Food was fine (nothing splendid though but the we were not expecting that) although portion sizes were highly variable. Service OK, rooms same but..... It is vastly overpriced. I would like to be more positive... More 

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