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Shieldaig Lodge

Badachro, Gairloch IV21 2AN, Scotland
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Ranked #5 of 5 hotels in Gairloch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Maruca_C Liestal, Switzerland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Liestal, Switzerland
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is one of these cases when a hotel goes from quirky, old-style charm to still charming but in need of an update. The owner is a friendly, Italian gentleman that we only met when we were leaving. That was the problem for us. That day there was not enough staff. We waited for over half an hour (with other... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed only one night at the Shieldaig but found it to be a wonderful place that brought us back to an earlier time. We occupied Room 7, a superior double, which gave us a lovely view of the water and a beautiful bathroom and our adult son was in a single on a different floor. We found the staff... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly staff made us feel at home. Absolutely no problem having a dog with you... most did. Even a special exercise area. Very good food, cosy bar area with reasonable prices and a good range of whiskies. Very clean and spacious family room. Wonderful lochside views. Great holiday...... midges heaven!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

.....because part of it was great, part awful. A very friendly welcome from Mr Host. We were shown to our very small double room and warned that sometimes it takes a while for the shower to warm up. He was not joking! It took nearly 15 minutes for any hot water to appear. Bedding and towels etc. were clean but... More

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Coalville, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After focussing on the positive reviews of this hotel, I booked a two night stay as part of our trip to the Highlands. I was happy enough with the room. It had a great view and was clean, but a little dated and I felt it could have retained it's 'old world' feel but could have been done a little... More

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Belfast, UK
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22 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My wife and I have recently arrived home from a wonderful 5 night break at Shieldaig Lodge between 29th June and 4th July. We were warmly welcomed by our hosts Gino & Wendy and it was just lovely to return again to what has become a fantastic find that we look forward to coming back to at least once each... More

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clonbullogue,offaly, Ireland
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I dont know why I have left it so long to review this hotel we stayed here for a weekend to celebrate our wedding anniversary and had the most wonderful stay the food is top class recommend eating here to anyone gino was a fantastic host and made our stay well worth the trip

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

When we pulled up we were pleasantly suprised at how ideallic looked but once through the doors it felt like we were in a time warp back to 1950's, the place was spotlessly clean but decor and fittings were like you would find in a period drama. our room was so hot and we couldn't open the windows because of... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our one night stay here; there were 4 couples in total. One of us had one of the front facing loch-facing rooms which was huge and had a wonderful large bed; the view is stunning. The others had garden facing rooms, all a little smaller but all very comfy it was reported. We found the Lodge to... More

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13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Our fifth visit and we still love the place. Set beside a beautiful sea loch, it has great charm and if you have a large loch facing room, great, comfort, character and style. The Savoy it is not, but at £46 pp B & B, one cannot expect that, and if allowance is made accordingly, it is extremely good value.... More

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Address: Badachro, Gairloch IV21 2AN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Gairloch
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