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Reviewed 11 November 2013

Jim and Ellie welcomed me at the door on arrival, lovely couple who make you feel right at home from the second you arrive, the reception area is spotless as is the whole place, shown to my room which is very spacious, clean and has personal touches like shower gel and shower cap in bathroom, hair dryer, a kettle with...

1Thank Katy M
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2013

We only stayed one night but would happily stay here again and for longer next time. We were given a warm welcome and shown the layout. The room was spotless, well equipped with those little personal touches and very comfortable. The breakfast was superb and definitely set us up for the day. Jim and Ellie are excellent hosts and we...

Thank Steve B
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2013

Comfortable bed. Spacious and spotlessly clean room. Great breakfast. Home cooked food is served in the Bistro in the evenings. Jim and Ellie were very welcoming hosts. Definitely a place to return to if in the area again.

Thank SaintMargaret
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 19 October 2013

We stayed at the Empire Travel Lodge on one of our last nights during a two week trip to Scotland and could not have been happier. We found it to be the perfect base to explore the ancient monuments located in Kilmartin. The owners were extremely friendly and welcoming. The room layout is similar to an upscale motel and you...

Thank Power18
Greenock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2013

Stayed last night while travelling through on business. Don't be fooled into staying in any of the other establishments, this is a little gem just off the main street in Lochgilphead. Owners greet you personally on arrival, and call you by your first name, I loved that, felt like going to a relatives home! Then there's the food.....the mac n...

Thank Kaymac73
Reviewed 19 September 2013 via mobile

Staying here just now can't praise owners highly enough rooms are spotless and spacious breakfast is lovely aswell would defiantly recommend to family and friends great location aswell just of main st where pubs and restaraunts are great value for money a bargin in fact if a do say so myself

Thank shinobi55
Reviewed 18 September 2013

we stayed here for one night , jim and ellie made us feel so welcome though we had been for years. we had a gorgeous meal freshly cooked meal in the bistro. room was large and very comfortable and we had the best of b reakfast in fresh local produce would definately recomend, will be back

Thank july85Alexandria
Holywood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2013

Our room and bathroom were really clean and everything well thought out. The whole place has the air of being regularly painted and cared for. We got the impression that the owners are very committed to making the place run well - they are really nice people and seem interested in their guests. The food was really good, all parts...

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 15 September 2013

strayed just one night but it was an enjoyable stay. Spotlessly clean. Good size rooms. Had evening mean in Bistro which was really nice- ( BYOB). Staff all very friendly and helpful. Nice touch with a selections of DVD's and books available. Two minor points - bed a little lumpy, perhaps time for a mattress change and shower not very...

Thank christinedumbarton
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 September 2013

We are from Australia and this was the only accommodation that we found in Scotland that was akin to what we would call a Motel. The rooms were very comfortable and private and all the little extras (eg wine glasses in the room) were taken care of. We dinner here on the night we stayed and I have to say...

Thank Timothy M

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Empire Travel Lodge

Address: Union Street, Lochgilphead PA31 8JS, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Lochgilphead
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Empire Travel Hotel Lochgilphead
Travel Lodge Scotland
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“All on ground floor. Very, very comfortaqble.”
JoanJura, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Great location, close to all town centre amenities.....”
GILLY1967, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms appear to be similar”
not2fusssy, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great, although there is a poor telephone signal but is fine if you phone from the dining area.”
Scottrom, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The Lodge is in the town and is a bungalow type of building so there are no views from the windows.”
johnoM3224ME, 26 Jul 2015 | Read review
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