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Ben Loyal Hotel

Main Street, Tongue IV27 4XE, Scotland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I didn't actually get to stay here, so this is a slightly unusual review. I'd booked in for two nights in September, but just as I rounded the corner at Durness received a phone call telling me of a family emergency. As I was that near I drove by the hotel to inform them I'd have to cancel. They could... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

We went in for a drink and the atmosphere is great made to feel very welcome one of the owners Graeme came over for a chat met a lot of good folk from the area, the woman's toilet has it all from hairspray to baby wipes for the wee ones a nice added touch would Definetly go back again

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

Eaten here twice and Fergus the chef is a star. Great food, for a hotel on the tip of Scotland you would expect perhaps low competition hence microwave style food. This isn't the case, Ii'veeaten here twice, curry and fish pie, the fish pie is better than that which I have eaten at Wright Bros in London. Would eat here... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

There's not a great deal to do in Tongue but we stayed over in the Ben Loyal while touring . The hotel has ample parking and beautiful views of Ben Loyal. There is a comfortable lounge area , restaurant and bar offering a good selection of whisky. Our room was a decent standard , a bit dated but had everything... More 

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Steyning, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I called at Ben Loyal for dinner. I ate in the bar and within minutes they had served me the most delicious venison casserole. Service was polite and efficient. I had a really nice creme brûlée for dessert and I can't fault the experience.

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Diggle, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights in a good sized comfortable room with a great view of the castle loch and mountains a comfortable lounge to relax with a drink the staff were pleasant and helpful and the food breakfast and dinner very good rare steak cooked to perfection

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Somewhere in the middle of nowhere lies the Ben Loyal Hotel. And allowing for its remote location, it does a pretty good job. Clean and tidy, pleasant and welcoming with rooms full of neat little touches (posh teabags!). Dinner was great if a little fraught (the hotel appeared extremely busy) but everyone was cheerful and eager to please. There are... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Room small and cramped, in need of complete refurbishment, Room and bathroom NOT clean. Noisy late at night due to kitchen staff below. Breakfast very poor quality, we are not fussy eaters but both of us left most of our cooked breakfast, scrambled eggs were horrible, cold and rubbery. Waited nearly 2 hours for our evening meal from ordering, staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We stayed overnight at this hotel 11th July 2014. The view from our en-suite room that cost £110.00 was stunning. Our room overlooked the car park to the rear and beyond that the ground fell away to reveal one of the many sea lochs in Scotland. On the far side of the Loch the ground rose steeply to form mountainous... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We booked this for my mums 80th birthday lunch. It was excellent, very friendly service and stunning food and one of the best views from a restaurant you can find in Scotland. (but do check - the restaurant isn't always open for lunch, in which case you'll be fed in the cosy bar without the view).

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Address: Main Street, Tongue IV27 4XE, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Tongue
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 11
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Ben Loyal Tongue
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