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Western Isles Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Strongarbh, Tobermory PA75 6PR, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Tobermory
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Ailsa N Whitby, United Kingdom
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Whitby, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Barnet, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Fort Augustus, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently reached our ruby wedding, and to celebrate we booked a couple of nights at this hotel. We frequently stay at various hotels in a cheap chain with hotels throughout Britain, but for this we wanted a memorable luxurious experience, and this seemed to fit the bill. Well, it was memorable! The entrance was an indication of what was... More

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Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Yes, our hearts sank at the first appearance of the lobby and reception but.... What lovely helpful and caring people at this hotel. Rooms may be a bit faded and tatty in places but perfectly clean and comfortable. Big rooms, big comfortable bed, also take time to read the hotel info. so much to learn about the hotel and the... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a family evening meal here as recommended by our hosts at The Croft. Food was generally good with large portions - salmon grill outstanding, haddock and chips good value and kids meals of chicken Goujons enormous. Kids meal of sausage and mash a disappointment as sausages hard and no veg accompaniment. Good location and view however would be better... More

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Burnham, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel entrance is a disaster in terms of first impressions, with terrible mats and worn carpets. So skip over that and make your way immediately onto the terrace for an unbeatable and breathtaking view. Terrace is under-optimized, too few tables and no sun umbrellas. An opportunity! Stunningly quiet on a July Wed and Thursday and we could not understand... More

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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116 reviews 116 reviews
38 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just got home after 3 nights at the hotel the staff are all great room was good overlooking the bay with view to kill for the hotel has a program of on going work by Richard And time it will get one ex star the breakfast and main meals are all top rate keep up the hard work team western

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights here in June. fantastic views from bedroom window overlooking the harbour. it is an old building, but many parts have been upgraded. There is no lift, so don't pack a heavy suitcase. Breakfast room is lovely, and breakfast is very good indeed. Very helpful staff. would highly recommend it

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love older hotels in the UK this is a lovely gem. It sits overlooking the harbor and is a quick walk down into the town for shopping and restaurants. There is no elevator for taking luggage to upper floors but staff were very helpful. The bar area was bright and airy and there is a nice library/conservatory room... More

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RichardNealon, Owner at Western Isles Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nancy S Thank you so much for your terrific review. It really is appreciated by all of us Very best wishes Richard More

Poole, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
45 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms are large - some absolutely enormous - and elegantly decorated , the views over the harbour and up the loch are beautiful and the staff are absolutely great as is the food in the restaurant. The best place for wifi reception is halfway up the stairs and it makes for a pleasant social corner.The owners of the Western... More

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RichardNealon, Owner at Western Isles Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Glyn12 We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and thank you for leaving a lovely review. We hope to welcome you back to Tobermory soon Very best wishes Richard 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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