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West Loch Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Dalton-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We stayed here for one night in March before catching the Islay ferry early the following morning. The hotel is perfectly situated only four miles from the ferry terminal in a beautiful location by the loch. Our room was a generous size and had excellent views across the loch. The evening meal was excellent. Staff could not have been more...

1Thank PD53
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2016

We always plan our trips to the kintyre peninsula and Islay so that we get at least two nights at this hotel. The public areas, restaurant, bar and company of the owner Andrew are superb. I hope one day that the decor and general quality of the rooms matches the public areas, and I am sure it will happen.

1Thank Cliff M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Stayed here on business for a couple of nights while they were doing a re-furb, i was surprised how smooth it all went, we were well looked after and offered a shot menu that was very well executed, if they do this well while the place is being all done up, what must it be like when its all done,...

1Thank Will P
Bruichladdich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2016

I have just had the most amazing meal, all freshly cooked, presented beautifully, with attentive but (not overly) waiting staff. Please....if you are passing on your way to Islay step and try the menu.

2Thank Gill C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2016

we are having a house built in the area so have stayed at most of the hotels locally in the last 18 month, This one is the best it is always a looking fresh and every time we stay. We are made welcome by the staff and owners, who you can tell are so very keen on running a good...

2Thank pat p
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Well this is our 5th time eating at the west loch hotel the food is just top class all fresh sea food just what you want being a ex fisherman very warm and frendly nothing a problem to the staff this has got be the best place to eat in this area will be back soon highly recommend this hotel...

2Thank 42ronnie
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2016

We only had drinks and dinner at the hotel......we were staying at the lodges 1 mile past. The meal was excellent in what I thought was a nice atmospheric hotel. Open fires, beautiful view. Excellent selection of Island Malts in the bar. The quality of the food.....particularly the scallops starter was well above expectation for a small hotel. Decent wine...

1Thank glen g
The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 December 2015

I stayed at a nearby B&B but had dinner here before taking the ferry out in the morning. I quite enjoyed an upscale Scottish meal and had a great conversation with one of the owners as I perused and sampled from their extensive whisky collection. It was a warm welcome on a chilly fall evening. I highly recommend the restaurant!

1Thank Marie400nl
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Was here with my elderly mother and nothing was too much trouble, they took great care of her and made a real fuss of her. The restaurant was well above average and reasonable, the bar was a great place to be in the hotel and the log fires mad a great atmosphere. It really is a nice place to stay

1Thank Gred G
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Lovely scenic views of lake across the road; breakfast with a view. Short distance to Tarbert town. Friendly proprietors. Most comfortable feather pillows ever. Fine dining restaurant on site and comfortable bar lounge.

2Thank mrulster

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
West Loch Hotel Restaurant
West Loch Hotel Restaurant
Cuisines: British, Healthy, Scottish, Seafood
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A small, family-run establishment, the West Loch Hotel dates from around 1780, and is well known locally for having some of the best food in the area. We are well placed for guests passing through, and for those wishing to spend longer in the area, exploring Argyll & the Isles. Ideally located for people heading on the whisky trail to Islay (just minutes from the ferry), most guests find our large whisky selection the perfect start to their adventure! A charming, former coaching inn, the hotel has been sympathetically modernised over the years, retaining many of its original features. Our rooms are dog-friendly, with a choice of double or single rooms, and we have also got family rooms available for those travelling with children. Able to cater for small events, from birthday parties to weddings, we always go the extra mile to make sure your special occasion is extra special. ... more   less 

Additional Information about West Loch Hotel

Address: Campbeltown Road, Tarbert PA296YF, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Kintyre Peninsula > Tarbert
Price Range: ₹ 7,074 - ₹ 16,758 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — West Loch Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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