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

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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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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 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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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 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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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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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 

Haslington, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel from May 29th 2016 for 6 nights on a Shearings coach holiday trip. The hotel has a very tired look about it. Our bedroom was clean and tidy but the bathroom had a leak from the shower which we reported but was never fixed to our satisfaction. Our room was cleaned to a very high... More 

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

Alan thanks for your review, sorry to see you were not happy with the food.but you could have said so while you were here. More 

Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This hotel is tired as I was when I checked in as I was concerned I would not find anywhere else to stay the night. Run by a group of well meaning Eastern European youngsters and catering for the coach touring parties. Breakfast was served at 7.45am and the queue started at 7.30. Room rate was £45 for a single... More 

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

Philip, thanks for the review. More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

A traditional highland hotel with great staff service in an unbeatable setting. Had such a good weekend stay and would recommend to anyone. Rooms very clean, old fashioned (in a good way), plenty of room. Hotel full of character and very well staffed. Excellent.

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

Garry , thanks for the nice review , just the fillip the staff needed to assure them of their hard work. More 

Cowes, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Have stayed at this hotel many times after being posted here for work. Oldie worldie and full of charm. Excellent staff, Tony the manager is so down to earth and on the ball for a good laugh. Views across the bay to the North of Skye and amazing sunsets. If you need a good rest, breath taking British scenery, Gairloch... More 

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

Thanks for the wonderful review stuart , can I have my staff back please. 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: $82 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 70
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