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Lancashire
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43 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A few of us met up in gairloch and having spoken with the locals tried numerous places to eat. We tried here and they could fit 7 of us in. The staff are lovely and so helpful we could not fault them. We checked out the menu and we had 3 choices of a 3 course meal. All for £15.... More 

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Thank LancashireEllie
TonyThomas2012, General Manager at Bay Gairloch Hotel, responded to this review

Sorry to see you didnt enjoy your meal i can assure you no soup comes from a tin here and nothing is boiled in a bag More 

Chatham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Yet again I have just returned from another lovely stay . The holiday was lovely with beautiful scenery and views from the hotel. Our Shearings driver, Ray, did everything he could to make our holiday enjoyable. He engaged with everyone on the coach. The hotel although an old building which I believe is Listed was clean and the staff all... More 

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Thank pauline743
TonyThomas2012, General Manager at Bay Gairloch Hotel, responded to this review

Pauline, it was nice to welcome you back , and hopefully do the same for many years to come . i will pass on your comments to ray and all the hotel staff. haste ye back. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good Shearing coach holiday,departing on 13 August. Coach which was on hire from Durham City Coaches as excellent, brand new and very comfortable for the very long journey from the Midlands. The hotel looked a bit tired but this is typical of many Shearing hotels. They don't charge the Ritz prices so you don't expect the Ritz hotel !!!!... More 

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1 Thank Sandra P
TonyThomas2012, General Manager at Bay Gairloch Hotel, responded to this review

Sandra , happy to see you enjoyed your holiday with us ,i wish everyone was as pragmatic as you, because your ,e right we dont charge ritz prices. i will pass your complimentary remarks on to the team. hope to see you again . More 

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pay for a sea view room and enjoy superb views across to the Isle of Skye.This hotel may be in a secluded part of Scotland,but with a little homework,there is a wealth of wonderfull places to see and visit.Our room was spacious and clean with all the amenities you could want.The hotel itself is also very nice internally,for its age.The... More 

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Thank PaulT12-18
TonyThomas2012, General Manager at Bay Gairloch Hotel, responded to this review

Paul, thanks for the nice review, glad to see you enjoyed the sights , and your stay with us , hope to see you again. More 

Christchurch, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been going to this hotel for many years. And each time I leave I can't wait to go back. I spent two months in hospital this spring and the first thing I wanted to do when I came out was to go back to Gairlich. I did a three day break in June and I was able to... More 

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2 Thank janet190800
TonyThomas2012, General Manager at Bay Gairloch Hotel, responded to this review

Janet , thanks for taking the time to post your review , and pointing out all the plus sides to the holiday here . i look forward to welcoming you back for a third time this year, as do the rest of the team. More 

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31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we stayed here as a stop off on the way to Skye. We have passed this hotel before and my mum worked here many years ago as a teenager so I knew a bit about the area and hotel. We travelled as a couple with our 3 month old son. when we arrived we were given a room key however... More 

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1 Thank zantebound
TonyThomas2012, General Manager at Bay Gairloch Hotel, responded to this review

Zantebound ,glad to see you you had an enjoyable stay hopefully, we will see you and youre family sometime in the future again. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I specifically asked for a double bed, I was given a room with 2 single beds & was suggested to push them together. The room was dirty, the bath was filthy, the tiny outdated tv sat below the height of the bed making it impossible to watch whilst lying down, the windows wouldn't stay open, no toiletries made available, no... More 

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Thank Jammypotomus
TonyThomas2012, General Manager at Bay Gairloch Hotel, responded to this review

Jammypotomus, we only have ten double rooms at the hotel.and obviously they were all in use during your stay .wi fi is available only in the public areas .theres nothing we can do about the phone signal, its a very rural area , there are some tv,s that need to be updated but i totally disagree with you regarding the... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with Shearing to this hotel for a week (9-16th July). Not brilliant but room was clean although shower didn't work very good, we had a sea view, the best part. Food wasn't brill either, I think most came out of the freezer. Obviously most of the staff came from abroad so I don't think the chef had much idea... More 

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Thank Sandra H
TonyThomas2012, General Manager at Bay Gairloch Hotel, responded to this review

Sandra h . sorry to see you wont be returningto this hotel , hope you get the same value for money in your new hotel . With regards to your comments about the food some items come from the freezer as does every hotel, but all the butcher meat is bought in fresh.as are the vegetables. More 

Airdrie, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Stayed here for 3 nights on a self drive weekend. The hotel has a good location with the sea across the road. On entering the hotel you can see it is rather dated. The whole hotel could do with being refurbished. We did not ask for a seaview room but we did get one which was great. The room itself... More 

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Thank Linda W
TonyThomas2012, Manager at Bay Gairloch Hotel, responded to this review

Linda w there is quite alot there to answer im sorry to see your main disappointment was the food . with regards no haggis , black pudding,or potato scones at breakfast , there are 6 items available. the choice has to stop at some level or you just end up with a lot of waste.i think your headline is accurate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Stayes for 5 nights and couldn't fault it.all the staff very helpful nice room with sea view .I would definitely go back thank you also good entertainment we came on coach with shearing and special thanks to our driver ray bootiful

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TonyThomas2012, Manager at Bay Gairloch Hotel, responded to this review

Alan , happy to see you enjoyed your stay with us , hope to see you again sometime More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Restful, beautiful and brimming with Highland hospitality, the tastefully appointed Gairloch Hotel stands in a superb location. This charming hotel, built in 1872, is just minutes from the beach and boasts stunning views to the Western Isles from the public areas. The hotel has recently had a number of rooms updated to Superior and Premier status for those who wish to match the impressive backdrop with a more luxurious stay. Enjoy dining in the recently refurbished restaurant before settling down to an evening of great entertainment in the Grand Lounge and entertainment room which has also been tastefully updated. The hotel is situated at the centre point of Gairloch Bay, giving wonderful panoramic views out to the Isle of Skye and it lies in a landscape rich in wildlife with unspoilt shores, lochs and mountains. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Gairloch Hotel

Address: Highland Region, Gairloch IV21 2BL, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Gairloch
Price Range: $83 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 70
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