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Western Isles Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Strongarbh, Tobermory PA75 6PR, Scotland
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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116 reviews 116 reviews
50 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 3 nights at the hotel and found it to be a great location. Our room was comfortable and clean. The pipes were a bit noisy but the water was hot. The hotel is located directly above the harbor area of Tobermory with only a short walk up the hill from the main street. There was a bar/restaurant area... More

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95 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 3 nights, all up very good. Its an old building and therefor the floor creaks and its a tad tired in places, but it is still very good. There are spectacular views from the dining areas as well as rooms facing the water. We stayed in the Tobermory suite, which had spectacular views from the large bay... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a competitively-priced, four-day "Dinner, Bed & Breakfast" break in spring. Well-located with beautiful views, The Western Isles has the feel of a true, "Highland" hotel with very comfortable public areas, open fires and a sense of tradition. Our room was well appointed, clean and and met expectations. Service was pleasant, staff friendly and food excellent both at dinner and... More

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uttoxeter
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5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel and the room we stayed in exceeded our expectations. The building is lovely and our room was huge. We had fabulous views over the harbour and a lovely seating area in the room to look over the view. The bathroom was grand and the shower was hot and powerful. The beds were comfy and the children had fold... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have stay at this hotel with its wonderful location overlooking Tobermory on three previous occasions the last being in May 2007 prior to the current owners taking over. Our last visit was truly awful, this visit was greatly improved. The general fabric of the hotel is a bit tired, but was very clean and welcoming. The bedroom was comfortable with... More

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birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

having visited for the past 6 years and seen Richard and Esplin grow the iconic western isles year on year sadly they are moving on to pastures new. Food is excellent as ever the new chef is top notch I rarely photograph food but our meals tasted as glorious as it looked. Friendly family atmosphere personal greeting and excellent customer... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights and its a good location for discovering Mull. Tobermory has lots of shops and attractions. Its just a short walk downhill into Tobermory, a harder walk back up!!!!! The staff are very friendly and our room on the second floor was huge with super views over the harbour. The bed was big and comfortable... More

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Bonnie Scotland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this hotel in April and I can say that John F's review is exactly how we experienced the hotel. Shabby, run-down and lacking staff personality - except for one oasis : Linda at reception. The 'restaurant' is like a roadside café with lino floor and a man-in-black, Johnny Cash waiter-with-attitude, but the breakfast dining room is delightful! We... More

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Whitby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Probably THE best vegetarian meal I have ever had (38 years a veggie) also catered brilliantly for a 9 year old, they even let the dog sit under our table instead of sitting in the car. Wonderful friendly service in a beautiful setting with the best view you could imagine. Will be coming back this year and will of course... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We were recommended to visit this hotel and it didn't disappoint. It is a traditional hotel in every sense of the word. Yes it was a bit shabby in places, but this added to it's character. I loved all the eccentricities. The room was lovely and clean, I loved the hotel information folder, where the owners were so honest about... More

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Address: Strongarbh, Tobermory PA75 6PR, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Mull > Tobermory
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Western Isles Hotel 3*
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Enjoy stunning views over Tobermory Harbour or across the bay and out to the Sound of Mull. This charming hotel returned to private ownership in September 2008, and is now undergoing a slow transformation back to its former glory. If excellent food, friendly service and a great atmosphere are what you're looking for, then the Western Isles is for you. ... more   less 
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