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Drumchork Lodge Hotel

Aultbea Wester Ross, Aultbea IV22 2HU, Scotland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We decided to visit this hotel given that we were staying in the area and given the last reviews. Well what an awful welcome, we drove up and noticed there were 2 people in the bar. We parked outside the front entrance and had not even exited the car when a man came out from the door and said can... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I have never stayed in the hotel, but as a visitor to aultbea for 25 years the lodge was always a welcoming place for my self, wife and two children. we have eaten and drank there more times than can be remembered. John and Francis were always the perfect hosts and nothing ever seems too much trouble to them. So... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

Having read some reviews I was a bit apprehensive but quickly realised they were totally unfounded. Whilst not really a scenery person. The location of hotel and views were excellent. On arrival it was very late but for proprietors this was not a problem. Shown to room very swiftly. Food excellent. Whisky tour by John was very good and worth... More 

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Dalwhinnie, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

I stayed here with a group of friends for a night. I have to say that some of the negative reviews left by others are unjustified. The evening meal we were given (T Bone steak) was fantastic, and the included breakfast was absolutely outstanding. Yes, the hotel has areas where improvement would be beneficial, but this appears to be in... More 

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north wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

I arrived in it terrible autumn weather to learn more about whisky and whisky making. I was the only guest in the hotel, and poor John and Frances were working very hard at renovation. I was made to feel totally welcome, and had a very enjoyable and comfortable stay with them. John is incredibly knowledgeable about whisky, and was very... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011

As the other reviewer put.This is the worst hotel i have been too and i only stayed 20 mins.On arrival we where met by a lady who could have been the cleaner or the owner she was covered in hair.But i thought ok and was shown to our room,which was ok.I then went to the bar and ordered 2 pints... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2011

Great location, The owners were good for a laugh, small friendly bar, good food,and very helpfull,might not be every ones cup of tea but clean & freindly and in the middle of the highlands it was a welcome retreat for me

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2011

Stayed here while working and i can honestly say it is the worst hotel i have ever stayed in. Room was freezing, toilet was blocked, hotel had a terrible smell, couple who owned the hotel were very very rude. The only good thing about this stay was that the job got cancelled and i only had to stay 1 night... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2011

We were looking forward to a nice cosy night in a hotel after two rainy, cold nights camping. The hotel smells of wet dog, the room was perishing and had a very strange musty, damp smell. There was no key for the door. Really a very bad representation of Scottish hospitality. I have no idea why people think this is... More 

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