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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostelry is the perfect retreat for anybody wishing to visit the charming village of Drumnadrochit. Lunchtime or evening the ambience is always warm and convivial. The staff are friendly, the room was spacious with a pleasant view. The 'patter' was first rate, we always find the locals to be good sorts and very friendly. We love the food and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here to have a nosey at the brewery but was told that unfortunately it had gone into liquidation 😢 We stayed for a drink and a game of pool. The locals were lovely and told us about the brewery. It was very quiet but was exactly what we were looking for.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We called in for dinner and whilst the menu was not exhaustive it had a couple of tempting options and wasn't spoilt for choice. What the ambience lacks in class and luxury is far made up by the atmosphere of helpful locals blending with tourists. We found the staff helpful and efficient. I had steak and ale pie and my... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

It is difficult to write much about this hotel other than this hotel promised much but delivered nothing much at all. Their signage promised 'non- residents welcome' this is a totally false statement! Absolutely and utterly Rubbish! Don't bother to waste your time, staff very rude and unfriendly☹️

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We didn't stop here so cannot comment on the quality of the rooms, but we did eat here as it's the only dog friendly eatery in the town. It's a basic menu but don't let that put you off, simple food cooked well accompanied by a bar of well kept ales, the staff were friendly as were the locals who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We stayed here in May. The rooms are basic but comfortable. The windows were opened and our room was full of fresh spring air and birdsong. But I wondered if it would be warm enough - the duvets were lovely and we slept very well. We enjoyed the pub - the food was generally good and the "chips" I had... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Been before and thought it was ok but this time I wasn't that impressed. The food has definitely gone downhill - the "steak and ale" pie was a thin beef and veg stew with a small flattish square of pastry perched on top! At breakfast there wasn't any sausages as the butcher "had failed to deliver them". I know the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We were very lucky to find such a warm welcome from this pub on a very wet and miserable day, completely dog friendly and a vibrant atmosphere, if you want a proper locals pub then this is your place, beer was good, food was good; did not stay at the hotel as we were in campervans but I can only... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

I have never given a 1 star review before. This place was poor. It was not much more than backpacker accommodation. It was clean but shoddy. And the ground floor stinks of dog smell. We love dogs. But at this place all the dogs are allowed to run wild in the hotel. The local dogs were barking, snarling, growling and... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

I've stayed at the Benleva on several occasions in the past, the last being about five years ago and had always been very impressed with the welcoming staff, excellent food and drink and comfortable accommodation. Having not visited in a while I did wonder if things would match up to my fond memories. I was not disappointed! I stayed for... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in Drumnadrochit, by Loch Ness, the Benleva is the only hotel in the village which is open all year round. Serving award-winning Highland real ales, malt whiskies & excellent locally sourced food. The Benleva has 6 comfortable en-suite bedrooms and was voted the CAMRA Highlands & Islands Pub of the Year in 2003 & 2005. The Benleva has 2 family rooms for those with children and dogs are also welcome in the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Benleva Hotel

Address: Kilmore Road, Drumnadrochit IV63 6UH, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Loch Ness > Drumnadrochit
Price Range: $101 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Benleva Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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