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Lochaline Hotel

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Lochaline PA34 5XT, Scotland
Lochaline Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel advertises itself on 2 signs as you enter the village. It has a car park and a friendly sign above the door saying "failte / welcome". The reality is not very welcoming at all! We entered the bar area which was fairly upside down and tins of paint lying around. No staff so we shouted out and eventually... More 

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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Not much can I say about the Lochaline Hotel; other than its bar being among the finest in the West Highlands of Scotland! Great Host (Charles), great drink/s, great locals, great strangers, You will feel welcome. Cheers.

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75 reviews 75 reviews
32 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This is quite remote so the choice of eateries is not huge; we initially thought we'd made a mistake but the meal was good (we just visited for dinner, not overnight). Take no notice of the lack of welcome in the past-its-sell-by public bar. Order your meal - specials board and menu - and you'll be taken into the dining... More 

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

As a mature couple on a cycling honeymoon to Scotland, we stayed in 15 different places in August 2104. This was our fourteenth stop and one of the most disappointing. There is a wonderful view of the loch from the bedroom window but the whole feel of the place is from years ago. The bar is not especially welcoming so... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Knew it was going to be 'unusual' when we booked at none of the rooms were ensuite. Even so I was not prepared for quite how dated the accomodation is - and the shower rooms were definately below par. Nevertheless, we got a friendly welcome and breakfast was good - again with friendly service. It is a stunning location but... More 

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Kirk Ella
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8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

A lovely traditional "old fashioned" hotel, lots of personal attention, friendly locals & great value. A wonderful remote location and inspiring views over the Isle of Mull. The food was fresh and quality, with good variety considering that it is a small hotel.

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17 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Another visit to Lochaline, ( the village on the Ardnamurachan Peninsua where I grew up) and another great meal in the Lochaline Hotel, which I reckon serves the best fish and chips in Scotland. I always look at the menu which is varied and very reasonably priced but can never get past the haddock because its always excellent, and find... More 

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Liverpool, England
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5 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We visited Lochaline to do some diving knowing little or nothing about the actual area. We had a great weekend and the best decision we made was to spend our 3 nights at the Lochaline Hotel. If you want coffee machines, satellite TV or indeed en suite you are probably aiming at the wrong part of the UK, never mind... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

It's so often having read the menu in some hotels or pubs, high expectations are dashed when the food arrives - this is not the case at the Lochaline Hotel where the food exceeded expectations and was great value. Also, fantastic cooked breakfasts, which I enjoyed the whole week. But what stood out most was the great hospitality and friendly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

In a beautiful setting, with great views this is a friendly, hospitable and very down to earth bed and breakfast hotel. The service was first rate and the restaurant was excellent with well cooked wholesome food,the smoked salmon was particularly good, the cooked breakfast was excellent and perfectly set you up for a great days fishing. The packed lunches were... More 

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