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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 September 2013 via mobile

Group of 14 bikers descended and were looked after fantastically well. Good food, timely service, good value and beer called Sheep Shagger (we are from Aberdeen after all). Because the group was staying at the Highland Lodge up the road (same owners) we received a 10% discount on the meal.

Thank MattNoden
Manchester, England
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147 reviews
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Reviewed 14 August 2013

Called in here for lunch, ordered our food, sat down and waited and waited. After seeing people arrive after us and get their food, we asked about ours, we were promised it within 5 minutes. Some twenty minutes later our food arrived. This is a busy place and so they should be used to being busy but it appeared that... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 August 2013

Arrived late afternoon after a long drive up ( landslide shut road = 80 miles detour) and we were ready for a rest and a good meal. We were not disappointed. We stayed at its sister hotel in Gareloch due to the pub being full but it was only 2 mins away. The sister hotel was reasonably priced, clean and... More 

Thank Jim W
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

I have stayed in the Old Inn now and again over several years and have seen the business grow and the Inn get better and beter. The last stay was to meet the owner Alistair to discuss booking the Gairloch Highland Hotel for our car club weekend in April 2013. I booked all 27 rooms in the Gairloch Highland Hotel... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 30 June 2013

Booked a double room but was given a twin. When advised rather than room changed the beds were pushed together! Then there was a mix up with the room key! Not a good start. Staff are young and don't have experience to resolve if there are issues. Room was shabby - peeling wallpaper, mismatched furniture, fitted sheets didn't fit properly,... More 

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Arbroath, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 June 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights with our two dogs. The staff are very friendly, and accommodating. Nothing was too much trouble for them, they lit the fire to help dry off the dogs, provided water for the dogs on request and were not phased in any way by two damp Spaniels or their two damp owners (weather was very... More 

Thank Christine D
Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 27 June 2013

+ Excellant wifi signal best of any hotel so far.Location first class.Native staff very good - Overseas staff some not to good at understanding - make sure your meal orders are clear. One morning bowl of rotting fruit on buffet ! First nights meal slightly spoilt by eating off a table about 2" square. Quite a lot of seating in... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed 21 June 2013

From the moment we started to organize our 'wilderness treks' in the remote hills of Letterewe and Fisherfield Forest, Basic Dreams Travel has allways chosen The Old Inn or her 'sister accomodation'; the Gairloch Highland Lodge as the starting point and final destination of our ten day hiking/fishing trips. Authentic atmosphere, great food and Alastair and his crew will make... More 

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Largs, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 June 2013

My wife and I stayed at The Old Inn recently on a tour of the highlands. We booked a room at the nearby lodge, (owned by The Old Inn), and crucially,dinner, eight weeks before we arrived. On arrival the young lady at reception was very pleasant and helpful. She asked if we wanted dinner at The Old Inn that night... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 June 2013

We were given a very warm welcome, in fact virtually all the staff were very helpful indeed. Our room was pleasant and spacious enough but could have been more effectively furnished; the wardrobe could have been taller allowing for full hanging. The inn was let down by the quality of the evening meal. We both ordered sole with buttered potatoes... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about The Old Inn

Address: Wester Ross, Gairloch IV21 2BD, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Gairloch
Price Range: $176 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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