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Ben View Hotel

Acharacle, Strontian PH36 4HY, Scotland
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Ben View Hotel
Ranked #3 of 6 Strontian B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here Easter 2014 with a plan on bagging Corbetts. As we are out all day the main part of our needs is for a clean room, shower or bath, hot food and cold beer. The Ben View came up with all of these. As others have said it does need some touching up but a lot of Highland... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

This really is a gem. The building is simple, homely and very comfortable and Graham and the staff make you feel very welcome. The food is great, and it's so nice to get a really satisfying breakfast that isn't stodge, but cooked very healthily with the best quality ingredients (including the wonderful Stornoway Black Pudding) The surrounding area is beautiful... More

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Inverness, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Popped in for an evening meal while staying with friends. Warm welcome from Graham the owner and staff. Food was excellent - stuffed jalapenos, superb scallops with pesto and biggest gammon steak I've ever seen! Good range of drinks and prices very reasonable. Strontian like the rest of the Ardnamurchan peninsula is an absolute must to visit so go there!... More

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Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

i have stayed at this hotel numerous times, and what makes it shine above the lack of pizzaz is Grahams personality. he is probably the best host of anywhere i have stayed. and i have stopped in some of the best hotels in london. nothing was too much trouble and i am a fussy vegetarian ! the bed was comfortable,... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I have eaten twice in this Hotel recently and for a small country Hotel was impressed by the choice of the Menu. The food was excellent and the staff very efficient and very friendly. On the first occasion they were very busy and we arrived close to their finishing time but there was no problem fitting us in and the... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Stayed for 2 nights on a group trip while visiting west coast. Hotel is a bit worn and out-of-date but food was excellent and staff very helpful. Good choice for breakfast and decent portions for evening meal. My room was fairly small (had a double room to myself), but comfortable and clean which is my main priority. No t.v. in... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Myself and my family stayed in Strontian in a self catering cottage for two weeks commencing 27th July 2013. we had our evening meal there on several occasions and we were all very impressed with the large choice of dishes (adult and childrens), size of portions, value for money,and how good the food tasted. We will return to this area... More

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

The cottage was adequate and no more the main living room stank of wet dogs ,the double bed should have been replaced years ago .having said that the hotel does good food and the owner is helpful.The whole place could do with a refurb .Also no shower just a bath so bare this in mind .

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013 via mobile

We came here after finding the 'main hotel' in Strontian full for our evening meal - thanks to the customer there who recommended this place. The hotel is pretty rough around the edges,and I wasn't really expecting much from the food - I was wrong. Proper pub food,proper pub portions,with proper Scottish/Northern service.This was our only pub meal in our... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013 via mobile

Am a bit bemused and baffled by these positive reviews. The place is not in good nick as demonstrated by the door handle hanging off the main entrance door. Took 40 minutes for our food to arrive. The chef seems to work a system where they cook everyone's starters first then the main courses no matter which table ordered first.... More

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Also Known As:
Ben View Hotel Strontian, Scotland
Address: Acharacle, Strontian PH36 4HY, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Strontian
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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Ranked #3 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Strontian
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