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South East England, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had stayed at Shieldaig Lodge many times under 2 sets of previous owners/managers, but had had a break of 9 or 10 years. The Lodge had needed taking in hand and bringing up to date, difficult to do without spoiling the character of the Lodge. The new owners have pretty well succeeded. It was lovely to be back and... More 

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United Kingdom
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58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The lodge has been beautifully restored with great attention to detail. Our room was spacious, very comfortable and very nicely furnished, with views over the lough. The food was average - nothing special. The manager was very welcoming, but the place lacked the standards of an owner managed small hotel. The staff we encountered varied from inexperienced to seriously lacking... More 

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Edinburgh
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40 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We booked a three night midweek stay at the Shieldaig Lodge on the recommendation of a friend who has been there earlier in the year. It did not disappoint. The drive by Loch Maree en route to the hotel is stunning, as is the setting of the Lodge, on the waterfront. We were greeted on arrival by Charmaine and Mearns,... More 

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Canada
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216 reviews
81 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel is in a nicely restored heritage building. When we arrived - and throughout our stay - there didn't appear to be anyone in a position of authority, e.g. no onsite management. Our room was on the top (second, I believe) floor with sloping ceilings. There is no lift. The bathroom was tiny but well appointed and functional. The... More 

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Fochabers, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Decided to have a spur of the moment overnight trip to this wonderful part of Scotland. Booked this hotel and I was glad I did. Superb setting and an excellent whisky / gin bar helped complement the exceedingly good dinner. The room was comfortable, if a little small. The bathroom was a cupboard, with virtually no room. That aside I... More 

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Augusta, Australia
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Great location on the Loch and for driving amazing coastal routes in the west Highlands. Good service and food, excellent room and facilities. The area is brilliant with lots of little coastal towns to explore.

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Lancashire
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66 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Shieldaig Lodge has many virtues, not least its beautiful location and the comfortable and clean room in which we stayed. However we discovered that one young lady appeared to be doing virtually everything: reception, serving breakfast, behind the bar and checking out. Consequently she appeared rushed and her customer service skills were stretched. On arrival we had to ask another... More 

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Glasgow, Scotland
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

My husband and I stayed here for one night. Its very nicely decorated and clean. We stayed in a sea view room which was worth the few extra pounds if you love nothing more than sitting with a coffee/wine in hand taking in the spectacular view! The staff are all very friendly and welcoming. We had dinner in the restaurant... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

My husband and I stayed here for one night during our North Coast 500 trip, and I'd dare say that it was possibly the best hotel experience I've ever had. From the warm welcome we received from the staff upon our arrival, the characterful building with quirky common rooms filled with trinkets and curiosities from times gone by, to the... More 

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The Shieldaig Lodge is excellent, full stop. But if your benchmark is a Travelodge staffed by Barbi dolls, don't stay here. It is an essentially unaltered Victorian hunting lodge dedicated to field sports. There are no TVs (hurrah) and only one telephone; most of the rooms haven't been redecorated since the late King passed away; there is no choice at... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Shieldaig Lodge

Address: Sheildaig Cottage Badachro, Gairloch IV21 2AN, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Gairloch
Price Range: ₹ 10,023 - ₹ 16,160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Shieldaig Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Shieldaig Lodge Gairloch, Scotland
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“If you can affird it, choose a room looking over the loch”
 of 5 bubbles gardengirlie, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Get a lochside room.”
 of 5 bubbles 620eileenm, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“First come first served”
 of 5 bubbles michaelhN5043NU, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The beach is not really a bathing beach but he hotel's grounds are on the shore of the Loch. Ask for a room that faces the water.”
 of 5 bubbles X598THrichardm, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back of the house are poor. Very small.”
 of 5 bubbles lornay223, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
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