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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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55 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank Alan F
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 

Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Enjoyed my stay at this hotel, the staff were pleasant and very hardworking. My only complaint was that there were no toiletries, only two little bits of soap, toilet paper was very cheap and the shower was virtually uncontrollable also I found trying to get the internet impossible.

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Thank marcia220
TonyThomas2012, Manager at Bay Gairloch Hotel, responded to this review

Marcia , im happy to see you enjoyed your stay , i will pass on your complimentary remarks to the staff im afraid the internet can be a little tempremental up here. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Well we had a great time here and the food was very good no complaints, the room was clean and tidy but needs some TLC, The Hotel in general needs a refurbish but understand it is up for sale at the end of the season. This was a Shearings trip and thanks to our driver Ray who made it, This... More 

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Nice hotel, went with shearings driver Ray very good. Hotel could be very nice just needs a lot of money spending on it. Room very dark and depressing. Food ok. Have been with shearings before probally the second worst hotel. Staff lovely very friendly.

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Thank Stephen D
TonyThomas2012, Manager at Bay Gairloch Hotel, responded to this review

Stephen . thanks for taking the time to review your stay ill pass your comments on to all the staff. More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Just returned from Gairloch and had a most enjoyable time. Stayed here with Shearings and although the hotel is very tired and in need of some major investment the staff are all a credit to the place. We had read reviews here before arriving so we sort of knew what to expect. I think the manager has a difficult task... More 

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Thank outandabout2011
TonyThomas2012, Manager at Bay Gairloch Hotel, responded to this review

Outandabout , thanks for your review, glad you found all the team to be helpful. you were fortunate that i was able to to move rooms for you as some weeks it is impossible to do due to occupation levels. with regards your comments on breakfast fruit is available upon request , as is anything within reason. More 

Oldbury, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful room, although we did pay for an upgrade. Food excellent, staff friendly, nice location. Nice beach opposite. Good location for visiting Ullapool, Skye and Inverness through breathtaking countryside. Local attractions include Gairloch museum and Inverewe Gardens.

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1 Thank Mike J
TonyThomas2012, Manager at Bay Gairloch Hotel, responded to this review

Mike , thanks for the positive review, we hope to see you again. More 

Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We stayed here for one night in June 2016. The hotel is a very old building and the decor quite dated. The rooms however are perfectly clean and serve their purpose. We had am amazing view over the bay. The breakfast however was not so good. There was no fresh fruit, the yoghurt selection was fudge or fudge (!) and... More 

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Thank lou5552016
TonyThomas2012, General Manager at Bay Gairloch Hotel, responded to this review

Lou , thanks for youre review, glad to see you enjoyed your stay the cold breakfast issue is being looked in to More 

Hailsham, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Went with shearings on a coach holiday, the hotel was like most of the Bay hotels very tired, only reopened for the season for 2 weeks, the waiting staff really did their best but could have done better with english lessons, paid extra for the loch view and that was amazing but the shower room very tiny the room was... More 

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Thank Lynne E
TonyThomas2012, Manager at Bay Gairloch Hotel, responded to this review

Lynne , thanks for youre comments totally agree but can assure you the wating staffs English is improving by the day. 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: $80 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 70
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