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The Old Inn

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   Wester Ross, Gairloch IV21 2BD, Scotland
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Ranked #13 of 17 Gairloch B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First visit but a great location, very good room and attentive staff throughout the stay. The restaurant has a good menu which does change to add in specials every so often. Senior management is invisible, so I can understand how the couple of negative reviews have come about because however willing and energetic the staff might be they are in... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Eaten twice here in the last two weeks. Come up to this area at least once a year with my family and always manage at least one meal here, and a few drop-ins for a pint. Felt that it had actually improved since my last visit in May, so was surprised when I found negative recent reviews. Ate here tonight... More

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York, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We checked in at 5.30pm to be told that the restaurant was fully booked. We were given a table in the bar instead but this was very small and uncomfortable, right up against the bar, so I had people queueing at my back for drinks all evening. We were told the bar was the same as the restaurant but this... More

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Callander, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An 'OK' meal in the lounge bar (the one with with the eclectic decor) but not a patch on what it used to be. Very disappointing as this used to be a favourite destination. The Old Inn seems to have lost its way and we miss it! Food very average, service average, all very average. Definitely in need of a... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited the Old Inn in Gairloch on manys an occasion and decided to visit again during our annual holiday. We booked a table in the bar as we know how busy it can get and we have a dog and arrived at 6.30 at the time of our booking to be told there was no reservation. I watched... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited July 2014, food was good, freshly cooked and service was ok for a busy period of the evening. The surroundings are nice and plenty of choice. The next table to us had a very long wait after being forgotten about...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I went to this pub twice as my daughter has a holiday home in the Gairloch. The first time, lunchtime, it had a board outside telling everyone it served food etc but when we got up to the door it was closed. The second time we went on the next visit the barmaid didn't smile but just asked 'what do... More

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Shetland, Scotland
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34 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Stayed twice recently on business. First room don't the back of the hotel was nothing special. Second trip got a room upstairs, this was much better. The bar is friendly with great staff, and the food is equally as good. The hotel is in an absolutely gorgeous part of the world. I'd have no hesitation returning, and hopefully will

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Johnstone, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My partner and myself decided to eat here as it was situated close to our b&b. Upon entering we weren't greeted, so we found our own table. Upon sitting down we were asked if we were staying there, as we weren't the waitress had to check that it was OK. This was quite confusing as the place was relatively quiet.... More

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Poolewe, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We booked a table for 8 plus 2 children several weeks in advance of the 12 July 2014. On arrival, we were told our table was in the SMALL bar. We let it be known that this was totally unsuitable AND there were hoards of German bus tourists queing out of the bar door. The staff said that the person... More

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Address: Wester Ross, Gairloch IV21 2BD, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Gairloch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Inn 3*
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