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Ben Loyal Hotel

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Main Street, Tongue IV27 4XE, Scotland
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

The food is really nice, ny partner had the burger are very tasty,I had the scampie, there portion sizes is good. They also do takeaway food so get the both of worlds. If you are a gin fan, try the local rock rose gin, very tasty!

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights and I could not fault the place beds were clean and comfortable and the food was excellent especially the steak and ale pie which was served with lovely fresh veg and a choice of potatoes or fries mmm ,The staff were very friendly as were the locals in the public bar... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Being 4 bikers on a fast trip around the coast of northern Scotland we weren't expecting much when we booked. How wrong could we be. We where warmly welcomed. The rooms were very clean and warm the food fish & Chips were the best I have ever had and the beer was pretty damn good too especially the Bone Idle!... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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505 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

We were passing quite late in the evening looking for food while in our motorhome and there had been nothing for miles. We settled down and ordered some drinks only to realise they were unable to take cards due to a technical fault. They were so apologetic and trusting that they let us order the food and drinks and let... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

I think the Ben Loyal Hotel was probably once a luxurious hunting lodge or something like that, about 70 years ago. That was also the last time the place apparently had a renovation or a really good cleaning. This is not a sparkling hotel, but given its location and price, one wouldn’t really expect it to be. So it met... More 

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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

A nice warm initial welcome and friendly staff. (The evening waitress was a touch cool but we cheered her up!) but other than that, great. There is no substitute for genuine friendliness and that was in evident supply. There was also definitely an energetic atmosphere in the public bar where the locals had been enjoying a few beers and watching... More 

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Thank Stephen M
Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

stayed recently on a business trip and i must say it was fantastic, staff were friendly, rooms were clean and the evening meal was excellent. not much to do in tongue but the bar is quite popular in the evening with friendly locals

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Hotel only one open as other large hotel nearby has closed for winter. Rooms could do with decorating but quite comfortable. Restaurant and lounge lovely and food very good. Bar very busy. If you stay here you must ask for a room with the view, which is amazing. Walked up to the ruined tower which went over river and wound... More 

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Thank Kathleen028
Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

Just wanted to say thanks for having us whilst we were visiting Tongue. Great food, great service and great prices, we even got offered a lift back to the hostel. Went to pay for the ride and we were told not to be daft! If I am back up here again I will be visiting The Ben Loyal Hotel again.

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Thank Dirrrty743
Brisbane
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108 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

The hotel was very good with friendly staff and comfortable rooms. It was a bit noisy until guests got settled in their rooms at night but then was peaceful. The shower was a bit low on pressure but that didn't dim our memories of a good stay with a great breakfast.

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