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Norwich, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 17 August 2014

We have just eaten at this hotel & what a find it is.The food was excellent. Plentiful, hot & extremely tasty. The service was friendly without being obsequious and, despite the fact that we ordered before 6pm (when evening service starts), our order was taken without hesitation. The menu caters for all tastes & ages and there is a good... More 

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72 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2014

We went here for the 2 course lunch meal menu. The ambiance is nice and the place is clean and well presented. We had the soup to start with which was nice and homemade with bread followed by the fish and chips which was also good. The value was excellent at £6.95 for the 2 course menu. They have a... More 

Thank mattmichaels
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

We booked this hotel as there was a seafood festival on that weekend and Tarbert was busy - this was one of the few options available. We would not normally have chosen it, as it was right at the top end of our budget. We had a twin room with a harbour view. The room was a good size, clean... More 

Thank Judy8389
Larbert, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Good all round food and drink and nice friendly staff well worth a visit if in town. Toilets a bit outdated and could do with a revamp, shared with bar and restaurant area. Bit crowed with 3. Overall we were not there to look at toilets so gets a pass mark for the food and the service.

Thank Fawkirk1
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Glad I hadn't read previous reviews before booking as I wouldn't have booked. Booked a harbour view room for my mum and I one night only, very spacious room and great view of the harbour. Beds very clean and very comfortable and no issue with shower/ensuite. Admittedly Scottish summer at it's best so room was chilly and heater on wall... More 

Thank ScottishLassinOz
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2014

Can only describe this hotel as filthy! Room was a disgrace, filthy carpets, stains on bedding and towels, curtains hanging off, and a smell in the room which even an open window (which had to be propped open as it wouldn't stay open on its own) could not get rid of. Shower was pitiful with only a trickle of water,... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 February 2014

Stayed in a room with a completely inadequate heater, was so cold I ended up sleeping in 3 layers of clothes and 2 pairs of socks. Couldn't find any night staff to beg a hot water bottle or spare duvet from. Worst night I have ever spent in a hotel anywhere.

1 Thank K3457
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39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 November 2013

Booked in to this hotel late at night , due to a glitch in our travel plans . Was given a small double room , that's was in diar need for a over haul not to mention ( really dirty) shower was a tiny cubicle and filthy with pubic hair and soap scum , disgusting to say the least .... More 

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2013

Booked one night here by my work on business. Room freezing when i got in but soon heated up. My room was number 18 and had a double clean bed with TV. The bathroom was freezing and had no heating so passed on a shower that night. Didnt enjoy breakfast. I could of done a better job easily. Dont like... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

just back after 2 night stay.very warm welcome when we arrived.room was nice and clean and warm.telivision only got 2 stations but we werent there to watch tv.bathroom very clean with bath and shower.meals were lovely.portions just the right size any bigger would have been a waste.service was fast waitress very pleasant.entertainment was good singer first night with young girl... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Food & drink at the hotel
Islay Frigate Hotel
Islay Frigate Hotel
Cuisines: British, Bar, Seafood, Grill, Pub, Scottish
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Tarbert Hotel is a traditional harbour town hotel which faces the water. The cosy bar with log fire is popular with locals and visitors. A menu of home-made Scottish family meals is offered at lunchtime and evening with old favourites such as battered fish and chips, lasagne, steak, salads and hot home-made puddings. A friendly hotel with local charm ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Tarbert Hotel

Address: Harbour Street | Loch Fyne Argyll, Tarbert PA29 6UB, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Kintyre Peninsula > Tarbert
Number of rooms: 44
Also Known As:
The Hotel Tarbert
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“If there is one, I didn't find it!”
  • Peeling paint!
  • Filthy curtains
  • Shoddy workmanship
 of 5 bubbles arkaig, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get a Loch view if available.”
 of 5 bubbles Jeanie_Douglas, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Pay a bit extra for a front facing room ... well worth it ....”
 of 5 bubbles IreneL212, 27 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Definitely not room 16 which is above the back bar.”
 of 5 bubbles BeepeeFalkirk, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a sea view as they are outstanding.”
 of 5 bubbles 582darylp, 10 Dec 2014 | Read review
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