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The Victoria Hotel

55 Victoria Street, Rothesay PA20 0AP, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Rothesay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
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140 reviews 140 reviews
49 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for one night. The good news: the staff are really lovely, especially Michaela at reception. Breakfast was superb. (Dinner? Avoid the meatballs!) We had a big issue with the room we were allocated, and they changed our room with the minimum of fuss. Having changed rooms we did have a good night's sleep in the very comfortable... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 3 nights in a single room. It was exactly as expected. Rooms basic but lovely and clean. I would move the room about so the chair is at window. At the moment the dressing table is there so you can't really get a view of outside so feels a bit enclosed. Breakfast was lovely although the... More

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Maidenhead, England
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72 reviews 72 reviews
33 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I only stayed one night at the Victoria Hotel, as part of recreating the first trip I made to Argyll in 1964. The hotel has recently been extensively refurbished. It enjoys excellent views across the Winter Garden to Rothesay Pier and the Kyles of Bute. I had a very well appointed single room en-suite enjoying the full view. Guests and... More

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Brunei (for now)
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly service and excellent location just off the ferry terminal. We stayed overnight in Rothesay and enjoyed the walk around the town. Hotel itself feels tired with worn out carpets and decor. Breakfast was excellent with great service and tasty food.

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100 hotel reviews
257 helpful votes 257 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

It is well located on the sea front alongside the ferry terminal. The room was comfortable and clean with an efficient bathroom. We had a nice view across the sea to the mountains on the mainland. Dinner in the hotel restaurant was very good and we enjoyed more lovely views across the water from our table. Breakfast the next day... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Recently decided to have a short stay in Rothesay and booked the Victoria hotel by telephone the night before our arrival. We were allocated a room at the front of the hotel with a lovely sea view, there is free parking outside the hotel (avoid the bus bay) and throughout the small town. I would have no hesitation in recommending... More

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

i stayed 2 nights in the victoria hotel ,my stay was very plesent,,,i felt it could do with a bit updateing a bit shabby in places .I found the staff all very plesant and breakfast was great .The hotel sits just across from the ferry port so great location ,would defnatly stay there again .

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

There are beautiful views from the restaurant and it's situated in a great location but the waiting staff definitely need training in customer service! We all felt our waitress was quite rude and inept. The meals arrived at different times even though the restaurant was almost deserted. Such a shame as this could be a lovely place to eat!

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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

Recently stayed at The Victoria Hotel with a party of 12 over 6 days and we thoroughly enjoyed our break on Bute. The staff in all departments were friendly and efficient with customer satisfaction being the order of the day. The hotel is ideally situated, being close to the ferry terminal and town amenities and was ideal for our purpose.... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I had an evening meal at the hotel recently, and was very pleased with the overall service, menu, and surroundings. The restaurant was very quiet, so the service was great ! The food was excellent, along with the glass of wine. I would recommend this location to any visitor to Rothesay.

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Address: 55 Victoria Street, Rothesay PA20 0AP, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Isle of Bute > Rothesay
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Victoria Hotel Rothesay
The Victoria Hotel Rothesay, Isle Of Bute

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Located in the centre of the town of Rothesay on the Isle of Bute, our newly refurbished and modern hotel has wonderful views of the Clyde Coast and overlooks the beautiful Esplanade Gardens. It boasts excellent cuisine and caters for everyone from families to wedding parties. The hotel consists of 20 fully en-suite rooms, each stylishly decorated, with TV and drinks facilities. Enjoy an informal meal in our bistro cafe or an evening in our fully licensed bar. ... more   less 
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