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Moulin Hotel
Ranked #13 of 18 Hotels in Pitlochry
Certificate of Excellence
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
“Don't go with children”
Reviewed 22 May 2011

We have just returned from having had lunch at Moulin Hotel. We ordered pizza and chips - which arrived and was nothing like pizza. It was a bit of bread with some tomato paste and grilled cheddar cheese on top. It only had 1 bite taken out of it and when we mentioned it to the waitress at the end of the meal that it couldn't be described as pizza, she rolled her eyes, said nothing and walked away. We left it 10 minutes and no one came back to our table so went to the bar ourselves, whereby we were told that no one had ever complained before and that the staff eat these pizza's. We were amazed by the staff service here (or lack of) - definitely one to avoid!

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled with family
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papermoon010, Owner at Moulin Hotel, responded to this review, 8 June 2011
Childrens Cheese Pizza is just that at £3.95, purchased frozen from a top supplier, staff maybe expressed their feelings, but surely parent/s must have had meals with absolutely no complaint.
Meal taken in The Moulin Inn by the way.
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Glasgow, Scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2011

My wife and I booked into the hotel after having visited the bar on a number of occasions while holidaying in the area. I must admit that the on-site micro brewerys Old Remedial played a large part - ale lovers take note!
There was some minor confusion over our booking and, much to our delight and surprise, we were upgraded to the Romance Suite.
This is a lovely room with a large 4 poster bed - furnished in a very traditional manner and spotlessly clean.
After a great nights sleep, we went down to breakfast and both agreed that it was perfect.
The bar is also worth a mention - staff friendly and accomodating. Great traditional atmosphere with logs crackling in open fires.
Do yourself a favour - book a night here - you will be glad you did.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
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Lanark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2011

On arrival:
We received a warm, friendly welcome at reception and taken (rather than directed) to our room, whilst having meal times and the hotel layout etc explained along the way.

The room:
We stayed in the Inn, which is adjoined to the hotel but is the oldest part of the building, dating back over 250 years. The room had a four poster and reasonable, matching furniture. The floorboards creaked a lot but hey, the place is hundreds of years old and at the end of the day "so what" if they creak. The decor is slightly old fashioned (note, 'old fashioned', rather than 'old' but just added to the charm of the place. The room was spotlessly clean. The ensuite had a good shower but could do with a bit of a facelift.

Our room was above the bar which we were concerned about to start with but we need not have worried - it wasn't too noisy and any noise that there was stopped at 11pm.

We'd opted for the Highland Delights package and received flowers (which were very nice - by no means cheap), a box of whisky fudge, a chilled bottle of champagne and a trio of the hotel's microbrewery ales upon arrival in the room. All were nicely presented on a table.

The bar:
It's pleasant to sit either in or out of the hotel and have a relaxing drink. The main bar is very well stocked and I'd hazard a guess that they've got pretty much anything you want. The hotel's microbrewery beers are all fantastic and they make their own alcoholic ginger beer as well. The bar itself is both cosy and quirky and his two lovely big open fires.

Meals and Lounge Bar:
We sat in the lounge bar to choose from the dinner menu and, as part of our Highland Delights package, were given a large glass of house wine as we waited for our table. We were allocated the same table for each meal we had in the hotel, which made things easier and made it feel personal, as it was like it was "our" table.

I do agree with previous reviews that the dining room would benefit from some quiet music in the background. Most non-residents (and some residents) eat in the bar, so that meant the dining room was quite quiet and everyone could hear every word you said.

All meals that we had were delicious. On the Highland Delights package, we were provided with a 3 course meal and were not limited in what we could select from the menu. We were also provided with a complimentary port, spirt or liquer after the meal and again, there was no limit on this (for example, I was given a good measure of malt whisky).

Overall, I'd thorougly recommend the Moulin Hotel. We had a lovely stay and found the Highland Delights package to be great value for money. One area I would suggest they improve on though, is their use of email for booking. The hotel, as you would expect in 2011, has a website but they're very slow to respond to email enquiries and indeed, one of the emails I sent did not get any response at all. I ended up making all enquiries and bookings over the phone which, although not that big a deal, was slightly inconvenient for me.

Room Tip: Go for the Highland Delights package for 2 nights.
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  • Stayed April 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 May 2011

Spent the weekend in the superior room. Clean and tidy. Tv and usual tea&coffee. Have to say the floor boards were really squeaky but this added to our enjoyment.
Food was lovely and enjoyable. Cooked breakfasts just right with staff very friendly and always ready to help.
Liked the bird cards at the tables to help identify the birds in the garden.
My only complaint is that in the 21st century guests surely must be given access to Internet wifi. Afterall a tv is provided so a modem could be added.
Overall a fabulous place to stay with so much walking routes available from the minute you walk out the hotel door. Oh aye and the ale from the nearby brewery is fab!

  • Stayed May 2011
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2011

Bar restaurant
Fish and Chips was SWIMMING in oil and fish tasted of cardboard - frozen!
Why - Scotland has more fish that anywhere else in the universe!!!
Starter would fit in my eye and straight out of local supermarket
Sultry "big-man" attitude of barman (criticism = confrontation) - grow up!
Brilliant waitress - give her a medal
Awesome place, deserving of awesome food - get rid of the dinasaurs and you will have something great

Stayed March 2011, travelled as a couple
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2011

Thought I'd gone to heaven here. 3 visits over a 3 day stay in Pitlochry & Edradour. The real fires, the Moulin Brewery beers and the functional quaintness of this place is incomparable. Truly, a hive for Europeans to shelter; it was already packed on the Sunday afternoon we were there with French, Japanese, Germans, etc. while the food btw was stunning; my Coronation Chicken pieces with salad were phenomenal. I felt truly honoured to have a table for both Friday & Saturday night. Try their Ginger Beer; unique.

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled as a couple
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 March 2011

An old Coaching Inn in the small attractive village of Moulin just outside Pitlochry. The Hotel has a great atmospheric bar attached to it with good pub food. Hotel also has its own micro brewery, if you like real ale, good food and old world charm then you will like this hotel. Bit dated but friendly, welcoming and comfortable and good value.

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled as a couple
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Property: Moulin Hotel
Address: Kirkmicheal Road, Pitlochry PH16 5EW, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Perth and Kinross > Pitlochry
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Pitlochry
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Moulin Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A delightful Haven of authentic Scottish highland hospitality since 1695 , The Moulin Hotel embraces a warm and welcoming world of peace, tranquillity and traditional Scottish hospitality. Perfectly sited in the village square of Moulin, an ancient Scottish waypoint, the hotel sits peacefully just 3/4 of a mile away from the bustling and perenially popular tourist town of Pitlochry. ... more   less 
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