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Dreadnought Hotel

1.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Leny Road, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8AN, Scotland
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Ranked #6 of 6 hotels in Callander
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Carnoustie, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed in this hotel many times, most recently in July. This time however the standard has definitely gone downhill! Our room hadn't been vacuumed properly on arrival, our bed was never made, cups not changed and finally the food was not up to standard. When I spoke tothe girl on reception she was very dismissive of my concerns.... More

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Callander
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The notice that asked for a charge if you wanted your towels changed daily was a bit over the top.if you wanted a meal in the lounge after 6pm you had to choose from the same menu as the bus party. The hotel was grossly understaffed and if you wanted your room serviced you had to hand your key in... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked this hotel for an overnight as we were visiting Callander for the day, the hotel is very old as is the décor, fittings and furniture, don't think a penny has been spent on it in the last 50years. The public areas are filthy and there was a horrible fusty smell all the way to our room. We paid extra... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner in the dreadnaught before and it was great so booked a room this time and what a big mistake. Lovely looking building on the outside but far from it on the inside. Massive cobwebs, black marks showing through the cream paint, and dirty carpets. Clean bed and good breakfast but needs a lot..... Of TLC.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large group of 34 walkers stayed here for 2 nights. Yes, some of the facilities require to be updated. Staff worked hard to make our stay as comfortable as possible, all complaints dealt with quickly. Our meals were excellent as was the Sat evening entertainment.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

myself and 3 friends booked in for an overnight stay and breakfast.we were given a friendly greeting at reception.our room was basic.great comfy bed.modern telly.bathroom very dated but served its purpose,cigarette end in bathroom questioned if rooms had been properly cleaned but apart from that room was great.a great nights sleep with no noise of banging doors which was great.spent... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I cannot even begin to start at how disgsuting this hotel is. We are a young couple who went to stay over in Callander for the evening. We arrived at the hotel at 2pm, there was no-one at reception so we had to ring the bell, when someone arrived all we got was a "Yes?" should have known then that... More

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birmingham
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102 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

the rooms are poor and they need a good full time handy man to fix them up. it wont take much at all to make this place a gem. the staff were all friendly and helpful , my only comment would be they need to look at the cleanliness of the uniforms. sleep quality was good the only saving grace... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Decided to take a run in the car last week and ended up in callander at lunchtime so decided to pop in here for some lunch. Safe to say we were fairly dissapointed. Wasn't any1 at reception to point you in the right direction to which restraint we should b sitting in after taking a rough guess we managed to... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Never in my life have I ever had a more uncomfortable experience. The hotel looked pleasant from the outside but believe me it was anything but pleasant on the inside, this was not a planned stay it was very very last minute so we did not expect much. What we did expect from this hotel we booked into (as we... More

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Address: Leny Road, Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8AN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park > Callander
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Dreadnought Hotel 1*
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Originally built in the 17th Century by the Chieftain of the clan McNab as a hostelry for his fellow clasnmen travelling to the north, the Dreadnought has remained an important landmark as well as retaining a distinctive character of its own. From the wood panelled lounge bar to the architecturally listed stained glass windows, the Dreadnought has a very unique atmosphere. Centrally situated in the popular town of Callander, the 17th Century Dreadnought Hotel successfully combines the attractions of history with modern day comfort. Callander is the gateway to the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, making it an ideal destination for a Scottish break. ... more   less 
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