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Horwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Everything I needed. I wanted to maximise daylight hours on the hills, so Nigel and the chef were easy with serving my breakfast a little early. Sandra was friendly and helpful, providing a much needed pint at the end of my day. The place itself has a magnificent location - on a warm late afternoon it's okay to sit out...

Thank JohnHartson
Armidale, Australia
Reviewed 12 September 2015

We stayed at this small hotel for one night before catching the ferry for Stornaway on the Isle of Lewis. The receptionist was welcoming and helpful. Our room had two huge single beds which were very comfortable and suited us well as well as a large, clean bathroom with a large bath, a shower and loads of hot water. The...

1Thank Alice C
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

The place has an excellent location However it's in need of a total refurb Everything is past its sell buy date The guy behind the bar was the only shining light Bar was busy we ordered food which was overpriced and average Breakfast was good however Would not stay again

Thank TonkaYorkshire
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Called here for lunch and a pint and our dog was allowed in which was great, as was a rainy day. Only small inside but welcoming. Enjoyed B L T sandwich, was yummy and a pint of cider. Plenty of people coming in. Will definitely call again.

Thank curlystuff
Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2015

What a shame, this hotel has the best views of Ullapool but the rooms are shabby and the customer service shoddy. It's probably as well they didn't ask why we didn't stop for breakfast or how our stay was as I don't think they would have like my response! The room was shabby, the bathroom could have done with a...

1Thank Pippa L
Reviewed 4 September 2015

To start with the positives, this hotel has a great location on the harbourfront, it's easily accessible by car, and there's short-term parking right outside, which is handy for unloading. But it desperately needs refurbishment: it's crying out for total redecoration and to have those tatty carpets ripped out and replaced. The wallpaper was peeling in my room (and elsewhere)...

Thank Phil of England
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Waited quite a while to be seen for check in, we got to our room and in definite need of a refurb, the carpet was plush though and the bed very comfy. The wifi did not stretch to our room, the bathroom was slightly mouldy (probably from being carpeted) and had hairs stuck to the tiles. The room was also...

Thank JasmineJMK
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2015

The Prime location of this hotel is great. The beds comfy. Now apart from that the staff need training. On arrival, no happy welcome, we (my sister & I) were the first to check in, (check in small and pokey) we were given the keys and I asked if it was a front room and it wasn't, so I said...

Thank Linda1245
Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Reviewed 14 August 2015

What a darling picturesque place on Loch Broom. Quaint and cozy and right on the waterfront. We stayed two nights and actually thought it was one of the better rooms we had on our trip thru Scotland. Our room was on the front side of the hotel and from our window you could see out onto the loch with fishing...

1Thank Penny R
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for one night only. The room was big. The Bed was really nice and we slept very good in it. The Shower is a nightmare, very cold or very hot there is no other option and there is slow water. Could not wash my hair! Overpriced comparing to other stays.

Thank Malou S

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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ferry Boat Inn is a 3 Star (Visit Scotland) 18th Century Inn, situated on the busy Shore Street of Ullapool overlooking Lochbroom and Ullapool Harbour. With 9 en-suite rooms and a lively Bar & Restaurant, The Ferry Boat Inn offers a welcoming stay right in the centre of Ullapool. Our Menu changes daily with local fish specials, main courses and of course delicious deserts too. ... more   less 

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Address: Shore Street, Ullapool IV26 2UJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Ullapool
Price Range: $113 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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