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Holly Tree Hotel
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Kentallen
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Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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59 reviews
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“Excellent location, beautiful views, great food!”
Reviewed June 29, 2013

This is a wonderful value for your money! We stayed one night on our road trip through the Highlands and it was one of our favorite hotels/lodgings! Beautiful views from the rooms, water right up to your windows, was mild when we stayed, slept with windows open listening to waves crash, PERFECT! Food was excellent and service was warm and friendly. Rooms are clean and very comfortable, quiet large too with great views. There isn't much to do around this hotel but as a place to stay on your way though you couldn't pick a better place! Has a nice indoor pool, and rocky beach...really a lovely, little place. Would definitely recommend to friends.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 28, 2013

Stoped for a lunch on the way to Oban this week.
Can't fault anything. We had mussels as our starters followed by fillet of salmon and a cold seafood platter. All absolutely fresh and delicious. Staff was very efficient and friendly and we were lucky enough to enjoy our lunch outside on the terrace. The views are stunning. Highly recommended!!!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 27, 2013

Kentallen and Loch Linnhe mean a lot to my family and I. So to be able to come each year to the lovely lodges opposite the house (the old station house) where my grandmother was born is always a real joy. We first came and stayed at the lodges when I was 8 years old, I now have a 4 year old, and we have been here most years in some form, sometimes twice a year! The lodges are always immaculate and work perfectly well for a week long family break. The real bonus of the lodges is of course the Holly Tree Hotel where you can have a swim, sit in the lovely bar or enjoy a meal. The staff are always hugely welcoming, especially Shona who is always on hand to help in any way she can. We love it!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
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North Yorkshire
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Reviewed June 21, 2013

We stayed overnight whilst passing south and were delighted with the hotel.
We were upgraded to a Captains Room (15) and it was delightful-an extremely comfortable king size bed, two easy chairs, table and good storage space. The bathroom was possibly the best we have had outside a five star hotel. The sliding window led to a small balcony overlooking Loch Linnhe and the view was magnificent.
The restaurant served a good range of local produce and the food and service was excellent.
This must be a good place for children-there were quite a few there.
The staff were friendly and helpful from the moment we walked through the door until the moment we left

Room Tip: The Captains Rooms (14,15,16, and17 I believe) are excellent.
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Stranraer, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 20, 2013

I am not keen on Scottish holidays thanks to the blessed midge, we could tell by the golfers at the near by course that there was plenty around. The Hollytree was midge free in the hotel and decking areas, this alone gives the hotel an excellent rating, then you add fantastic food, wonderful views, helpful staff, large comfortable rooms, plus a smashing little pool. The place is well organised but I couldn't identify a manager or owner, the staff all seamed well under 30 all did a great job. Might be back next winter for some skiing days.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 19, 2013

We were lucky enough to book one of the lodges for a single night for an overnight stop with some visiting friends.Was amazing - and exceeded our expectation. View...... splendid! Absolutely breathtaking. The midges weren't that bad either - with a light spray of deet over oneself - you could sit out with a drink as well - saw a sea otter. The restaurant was a let down however. Like other reviews the food - which was really nice - was BADLY let down by the incompetent staff, but thats another review!!!

Room Tip: The lodges were lovely!
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
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Property: Holly Tree Hotel
Address: Kentallen Pier, Kentallen PA38 4BY, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > Kentallen
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Kentallen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holly Tree Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Stunning location beside the sea in the West Highlands of Scotland. All twenty bedrooms have wonderful uninterrupted sea views and are fully ensuite with luxurious fittings and furnishings. Bistro lounge serving all day food and award winning seafood restaurant. Swimming pool and Finnish sauna. Well worth a visit. You'll be back! ... more   less 
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Holly Tree Kentallen
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