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Ben Loyal Hotel

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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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 3 nights in the Hotel which has been refurbished since our last visit. Magnificent views over the Kyle of Tongue with Ben Loyal and Ben Hope in the distance. Room small but very comfortable, breakfast excellent and extremely friendly and efficient. We liked that they say on the Menu to be patient as the food is freshly prepared,... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
54 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the Ben Loyal, lodge \ self catering house which is next to the hotel. This comfortable house sleeps 6 and has 3 showers and decent sized bedrooms. It was very well heated and very warm to come back to when you have been out all day in the wilds of Sutherland. The kitchen is well equipped as is... More 

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Fair Oaks, California
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123 reviews 123 reviews
24 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Happy there actually is a place to stay in this Northern outpost, we arrived on a cold rainy night in october, and waited for hostess to tend to pub guests. We were then shown to our room which took us up several flights of stairs, around corners, and through progressively colder hallways, till we arrived to our frozen chamber. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

7 of us stayed in the Ben Loyal apartment which is located directly across from the hotel. Apartment is fully furnished with every piece of cutlery/cooking equipment/towels etc that you could ask for. It also has a washing machine (washing powder and fabric conditioner provided) and a dishwasher too. This apartment has a sitting room,kitchen,diningroom and 3 double en suite... More 

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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

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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18 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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22 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
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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25 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
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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