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The Ferry Boat Inn

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Kingussie, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights- absolutely lovely pub!! Clean and comfortable room, excellent staff, great selection of draught beers and fabulous food!! Highly recommend staying here, eating and drinking!!! Gorgeous view of Loch Broom, but if you want a table for dinner in the window make sure you book!! Will be staying here again as soon as we can...

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Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Visited earlier in the month while on a tour of the west coast and north coast of Scotland. Had an overnight stop in Ullapool and found this fab restaurant. If you ever find yourselves near Ullapool this restaurant is a must. It's not a big place but it's cosy with a real fire and a lovely view over the water....

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Thank fynn103
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Crammed in like chickens in this tiny place that is barley big enough for 15 people let alone 25 we were back to back with others and had to squeeze past when we went to the bathroom. It's understandable that they make you pay before you eat as other wise you wouldn't pay. Soup; can only be described as SPICY...

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped only for tea / coffee so cannot com!mentioned on food / accommodation but the service was great, sitting outside the view of the harbour is excellent and there is live music here Tues Weds Thurs - unfortunately for us we were here on a Monday !

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Thank Mister J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped off at this cosy Inn on our way home from Outer Hebrides. We enjoyed ourselves that much we had stay another night. Started with a nice meal then their regular Johnny Cash Duo came and on they were great they also came back the next night for an open mike night which my hubby and brother in law played...

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the beautiful Ullapool on a particularly foul and rainy day. After a very scenic drive along the A835 which was stunning, we fancied a cup of tea. Ullapool in the sun must be a lovely place however it was chucking it down. We found the Ferry Boat Inn or FBI, love it! Inside is warm with a real fire...

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Thank Peter D
United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an evening meal only here, so cannot comment on the accommodation. It was a lovely snug and a good find. Staff were really friendly. There was a log fire burning and it felt cosy. The food we had was amazing, top notch! Would definitely return here again for a meal and drinks.

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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here whilst on a tour of Northern Scotland. The food was good but the staff where a little run off their feet so it was quite hard to order and pay. However the ambience and food quality made up for it.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Some of the rooms are a flat roofed shed, attached uphill to the hotel, paper thin walls, you can hear the people next door breathing not just snoring. staff disinterested. 100 pounds per night and breakfast not included. no sea view. what a disappointment for a long but lovely drive. No Wifi coverage in upper rooms. last guests socks and...

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This is the 2nd time we have stayed in the space of a few months and I doubt we'll be staying again. I don't feel it's value for money as the rooms whilst adequate are dire need of an upgrade and maintenence. Things like the bath panel being water damaged, mould around the bath, patches where wall paper has been...

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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 

Additional Information about The Ferry Boat Inn

Address: Shore Street, Ullapool IV26 2UJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Ullapool
Price Range: ₹ 6,399 - ₹ 10,084 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Ferry Boat Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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The Ferry Boat Inn Ullapool, Scotland
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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“go to other good hotels in village several others”
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“Ask for a room on the top floor. It may be quieter.”
mddee, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The sea view rooms are worth the extra”
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