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5 of 5 bubbles Review of Allt-Na-Craig

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Allt-Na-Craig
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Ardrishaig
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“sshh dont tell anybody about this hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2011

what a warm welcome we received from Hamish and Charlotte when we arrived after a long drve from liverpool The hotel was excellant all round spotlessly clean ,beautifull furniture room was purfect jacuzzi bath
,the most comfortablr bed ever ,and views acoss loch fyne from the bed room window every morning . Hamish was very helpfull by suggesting places to visit shopping and the best places to eat not that we could manage any more food after charlotte hadcooked us the best breakfast ever everone in the dining rroom waddle out afterwards with a contented smile on their faces well worth the money couldnt have asked for more cant wait to go back why am I saying all this I dont want any one to know about this home from home

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled with family
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2011

Checked in here on a recent trip to Islay. Hamish and Charlotte are welcoming you into their small hotel and it feels like their home. This is not your average corporate hotel, it is filled with their personal items and feels very homely. They work extremely hard to make you feel welcome and will help with all manner of things to make your stay great.
Food is all home cooked and excellent.
We have stayed several times and will be back again. All in all excellent value for money.

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled with friends
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Chetnole
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2011

Myself and my two friends rated the evening meal the best we had on our trip. It almost but not quite converted me to the behefits of an Aga.

Run by two of the most delightful people you could imagine and with Hamish's interesting past as a baloon pilot (you don't find many of them around) the place was just all-in-all great.

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled with friends
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2011

My husband had contacted Charlotte and arranged a night with them for our 15th wedding anniversary, all without telling me I might add.On arrival we were met by Hamish, a more jovial man you could not meet and were taken in to the lounge for a drink before dinner.
The menu that night was too hard to pick from, but Hubbie had fish followed by more fish, I however tried the Smoked Venison which I would of had for main and pudding if I could, ( although having met Charlotte I think I could if I had asked). Having ordered we were shown in to the dinning area to find that they had reserved the table in the bay window with the most amazing view over the water to the hills. On our table was a card waiting for "Mr and Mrs Hatton" with congratulations from Charlotte and Hamish, what a simple thing to do but what a lovely touch.
The portions were too big for me to manage a pudding though I wish I had tried the Pavlova having seen other guests eating it !
Our room having a view over the water was the high point for me of our stay, well ok hubbie being there was nice too, but as a city girl it was so stunning to watch the sun coming up.
We will be back and well before our next anniversary.

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  • Stayed June 2011, travelled as a couple
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thamestrader
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2011

Other reviews seem to cover the evening food and location. We however, did not eat evening food. The Gordon room is large and the bath fits two well! The room was large and comfortable. The lounge was dusty and the biscuits with the in room tea were the worst of our trip! Overall we paid £50 each and it was worth £40 tops. The area is amazing and gets yacht types and is thus overpriced by normal standards. i.e. they try it on and it works! A business opportunity for another operator so I am looking for property now!

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  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
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GHNScotland, Owner at Allt-Na-Craig, responded to this review, 5 June 2011
We are disappointed to receive this contrarian review however there are occasions when we know on meeting such guests that what ever we do we are unlikely to impress or please. Reviewing the comments posted by this guest should reassure readers that the views expressed seem to reflect more on the author than the establishments reviewed and are unrepresentative. This reviewer is known to us and we recall their “visits” vividly. Our pricing includes VAT at 20% and is in the lower range of local competitors. Sadly, this client makes no mention of the time and effort spent arranging their return flights to London and printing off boarding passes all free of charge. We also provide free wifi access for our guests; in summary, we cannot see any justification in their comments that we are “trying it on”.
We would like to take this opportunity to reassure all of our potential guests that we always strive very hard to make your stay a pleasant and happy one and welcome constructive criticism in order to better everyone’s experience of Allt-Na-Craig House.
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Kingussie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2011

With my wife and two friends we spent one night at this wonderful Guest House where we found the service by the owners uqual to any small hotel. My wife and I had a nice double room with good views over the loch. The evening meal was a joy, very well cooked and presented in a Dining Room which could be described at stately. There was a reasonable choice of wines with the meal and a fair selection of after dinner drinks served in a nice louge by the owner. All in all a most pleasant experience and should we be that way again we would most certainly use this Guest House again.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled with friends
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Macclesfield
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2011

We recently enjoyed a week long holiday on the West coast staying at different venues each night. This was the most expensive of all our stop overs so I was expecting something very special.
We had chosen to pay a supplement for the "superior" Buchanan room but even excluding this, our stay was 20% more expensive here with other rooms costing £35-40 but the Allt-Na-Craig coming in at £50 for their standard B&B. Thus my expectations were perhaps too high. We received a very warm welcome despite our early arrival and Charlotte and Hamish were very friendly throughout. We had opted to eat dinner there. At >£25 per head we were disappointed. The three course meal was very wholesome, home cooked and perfectly OK - but was presented with no finesse. A smoked venison and melon starter sounded lovely but anyone could put some packeted wafer thin meat and a fan of melon on a plate, where was the garnish? The fish stew had only one fish included and the beef casserole and chicken dishes were very safe and homely. The desert menu with tarte au citron and sticky toffee pudding etc sounded far from homemade.
Our rooms were very nice with the Buchanan room having a fabulous view but it did come at extra cost, the jacuzzi bath was lovely. The twin room we were given was the least nice of the rooms our children had stayed in all week with very bright green walls and old fashioned crocheted bedcovers. It was perfectly OK and clean but nothing special with no view. If you choose to stay here you should ask for a front facing room. Breakfast was very nice with a menu of fish/cooked etc but on comparison was 4/5 that we had experienced during the week.
I may sound critical but this is purely on pricing we loved our stay but do not feel it justified the extra price tag!

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  • Stayed April 2011, travelled with family
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GHNScotland, Owner at Allt-Na-Craig, responded to this review, 13 May 2011
We really enjoyed having you and are very sorry that you felt let down by the quality and price of the food. In our defence, our other reviewers do not seem to agree but we take all comments to heart and will look again at our menus and pricing
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Additional Information about Allt-Na-Craig

Property: Allt-Na-Craig
Address: Altnacraig Tarbert Road, Ardrishaig PA30 8EP, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Ardrishaig
Amenities:
Free Breakfast
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Ardrishaig
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Allt-Na-Craig 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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