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The Esplanade Hotel

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4 High Street, Rothesay PA20 9AR, Scotland
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The Esplanade Hotel
Ranked #17 of 20 Rothesay B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Dunoon, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Stopped at this lovely hotel for dinner last Sat 25th Oct with my husband and 3 children. Food was delicious and would definately go back. The staff were very friendly and it was a lovely atmosphere. Thank you

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Hednesford, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Visited Isle of Bute for day trip in Rothesay and decided to have a coffee - we are fussy coffee drinkers and their coffee was made from freshly ground coffee beans. Managed to get a table on their 1st floor restaurant in the long window overlooking the bay, stunning view of sunny blue sky and departing/arriving ferries. Decided to stay... More 

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Jersey Channel Islands
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Ate here twice on a recent visit - the second time only because a family friend wanted to go. On both occasions my husband and I were acutely aware of the very overseasoned food. We tried the steak pie and the chicken special the first visit and the chorizo cassoulet and lasagne the second time and all were very salty.... More 

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figaro15, Manager at The Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Not very good for our ratings but we suppose we need to take the good with the bad. Very over seasoned food? Its off to the kitchen to see what's going on and for a wee taste. The result? Well I like the food and being the busiest restaurant in Rothesay, I think I am... More 

Perth, Australia
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196 reviews 196 reviews
27 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Not the most appealing building from the outside, and the interior could probably do with a facelift too, but as a lunch venue it is ideal. Situated in the town centre, a short walk to the ferry and with views across the bay, it is handy for locals and travellers alike. The menu selection was pretty standard fare, soup, toasted... More 

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20 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Last week was my first visit to the Isle of Bute, and I was staying from Monday to Friday at the Glenburn - a fifteen minute walk into Rothesay. Went into the Esplanade Hotel on Tuesday looking for Pinot Grigio, as they were charging an eye watering £19.50 per bottle at the Shearings hotel! The co-owner, Angela I think, was... More 

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Rothes, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Called in for a coffee cream scones, they came hot, with your own little pot of jam and fresh cream so much nicer than the spray in a can stuff, liked it so much we called in the next day for more. We also were back with family, again a lovely enjoyable evening, and before we left the manageress asked... More 

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Rothesay, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Had friends up from England last weekend at took them to the Esplanade for a meal because we go there all the time. The food was, as usual excellent, the staff as always were professional and courteous, the visit made a great impression on my friend and his wife. Thank you everybody at the Esplanade for making my friend and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

Had a cracking weekend visit to this quirky little hotel! You get what you pay for nowadays and I was more than happy with my experience as a stay in a no frills older hotel is what I was looking for and I have no complaints at all as the room was very clean, the bar was well stocked and... More 

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Kilmacolm, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Visited this hotel on a recent day trip to Rothesay as friends who had previously stayed here recommended we try out the food, we were not disappointed, the food was fantastic. The staff were very professional and made us feel very welcome. Next time we are visiting Rothesay we will returning to this hotel.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We visited Rothesay on a day trip recently during the spell of good weather. As we were catching the last ferry home we thought we should get something to eat first. We spotted the Esplanade and as it says the "locals eat here". Quite a nice view over the pier and bay and it was not to busy. One of... More 

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figaro15, Manager at The Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I do hope you enjoyed your meal. Comments we take seriously and if there is something that we have got wrong, we will always give consideration to change. On the menu, Macaroni & Cheese comes under our pasta section which states clearly that chips, salad etc.- see under side orders. £5.95 for Macaroni &... More 

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Address: 4 High Street, Rothesay PA20 9AR, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Isle of Bute > Rothesay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
The Esplanade Hotel Rothesay, Isle Of Bute

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