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Empire Travel Lodge

  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“excellent value”(10 reviews)
“b b”(26 reviews)
“great breakfast”(13 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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All reviewsexcellent valueb bgreat breakfastgreat place to staylovely ownersquiet locationwarm welcomeroom was largecomfortable accommodationrecommend staying hereconverted cinemabusiness or pleasurechain hotelhappily stay here againstayed for two nightson arrivalvery pleasant stay
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

We stayed for one night, and were made very welcome. The room was large, clean, and the beds were so comfortable. Wifi was good, and there was parking at the back. The breakfast in the morning was plentiful and delicious, with lots of choice. Jim...More

Thank Globetrotters478
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We recently spent 3 nights at Empire Travel Lodge, mainly to visit the Crinan Canal. Rooms are large, comfortable and well appointed with large fluffy towels. Hosts Ele and Jim were lovely, extremely helpful suggesting places to eat. Ele's favourite restaurant the Starfish in Tarbert...More

Thank Jazz492014
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Summer 2017: I can heartily recommend the Empire Travel Lodge as run by the warmly welcoming Jim and Ele Hunter. Their attentive, efficient, kindly brand of proprietor-ship suits business and holiday guests alike. A comfortable room and a tasty breakfast makes for a great start...More

Thank BusdubhBooks
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to stay, Ele and Jim are lovely and so helpful, and breakfast was really nice. Stayed for one night, midweek, the bed was so comfy and the room had everything you could need. I would definitely recommend staying here and I would happily...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The travel lodge is a converted cinema with compact rooms which, together with the ensuite bathrooms are spotlessly clean. We got a warm welcome, including scones, and were served a delicious breakfast in the morning. It offers excellent value for money.

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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"All on ground floor. Very, very comfortaqble."
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"Great location, close to all town centre amenities....."
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"All rooms appear to be similar"
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"All rooms are great, although there is a poor telephone signal but is fine if you phone from the dining area."
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