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“Poor Standard of cleaning” 2 of 5 bubbles
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Tralee Bay Holiday Park
Certificate of Excellence
Paisley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Poor Standard of cleaning”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2014

Arrived on Thursday 13th Feb to be met at reception by 5 people 4 of whom did not even turn around to acknowledge me. Once we were shown to Islay lodge my jaw dropped to the ground because the cleaning standards were very poor. Coffee table that you could write your name on and under the television had not been moved to dust, the sofas were stained and torn and extremely uncomfortable. Cobwebs on the lights and wall clock. The mattress was just springs and very uncomfortable. Unfortunately I thought it could not get any worse but it did in the bathroom under the rim of the toilet excrement was found which had not been cleaned.
I think this is just totally unacceptable for "5 star" accommodation. I am going to be enquiring as to how you got your 5 stars because this trip it should be 2/3 stars.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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11 Thank dougall1
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
Inchinnan, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2014

Recently returned from a mid week break here. This was only our 5th visit which is much less than others have mentioned. However this area and park never disappoint. Had a wonderful week. Staff were very friendly and accommodating although we turned up early, nothing seemed to be a problem to them. Our lodge was spotless and in the middle of January when freezing outside very warm and comfortable.as usual left feeling desperate to return.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank Therese191
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2014

I started coming here 30 years ago before the current owners took over as a child. Back then it was great being a kid here with the surrounding countryside to explore, beach to play on and trouble to get in to. 30 years I bring my family back every few years to a warm welcome, some new improvements, and a have a relaxing holiday. My kids do exactly what I did back then, which is great. It is a safe environment for them to do that. I am sure we will be coming back for many years to come. Coincidentally we will be back in 2 weeks.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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5 Thank Scoots007
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Oban, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2014

Great chalet, it was very clean. Felt very welcome, staff were nice. It had amazing access to the beach, fortunately the weather was fantastic. Traveled with family and everybody agreed the place was well worth the money, would go back!

Room Tip: Chalets over caravan anyday.
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
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Thank Henrick10
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Dumfries, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2014

Having just stayed for a week over Christmas in probably some of the worst stormy weather the area has experienced we can certainly say that these are some of the warmest and most comfortable cabins you could ever stay in.
We have have stayed at Tralee many times and as ever the standard was exceptionally high and it is wonderful over the years to see the constant reinvestment in the site , lodges and caravans.
A truly wonderful place to get away from everyday pressures in beautiful situation.

Room Tip: Cabins are being constantly upgraded so go with what suits your needs
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Fiona K
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Bourn, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2013

We have stayed at Tralee Bay Holiday Park since 1989, at the beginning in our own tourer and then in the lodges. We think we have been there 28 times and have booked for 2014. Some times with the kids and other times on our own. Have travelled the world but find Tralee Bay the most restful experience anywhere. Over the years the the family who own the site and the staff have always been most helpful, all problems (which have been few) are sorted out straight away. I find it strange that there have been negative comments about the staff, some times the site cat can be a bit off but she is getting on, and her legs and tail are a bit stiff. Keep up the great work Tralee Bay and see you again in September 2014

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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3 Thank 5LynneH
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Falkirk, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2013

We stayed here for 4 days in October, having visited for a few days in July when my boyfriends parents had a lodge.

We stayed in one of the caravans (61) which, despite not being right at the front of the park had amazing views over the water. It was nearly at the end of a row so it was pretty quite too.

The caravan itself was so clean it could have been brand new! They really have thought of everything you could need here - and you get a wee welcome pack with a couple of tea towels, sponge, cloth and matches.

The park is really well placed, around 10 minutes from Oban, and minutes from Benderloch where there is a couple of shops - including the "world famous pink shop" and a coffee shop.

While we were there this time the fish and chip van situated in the park wasn't open which I was really disappointed about! We ate here in July and it was lovely. Everything is freshly cooked so there is a bit of a wait but it was worth it.

We will definitely be back - possibly for the new year party and no doubt next year!

Thanks for a great stay.

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank pakora4breakfast
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Additional Information about Tralee Bay Holiday Park

Property: Tralee Bay Holiday Park
Address: Tralee Bay Holidays Tralee Caravan Site, Benderloch PA37 1QR, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Benderloch
Amenities:
Beach Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Speciality Lodging in Benderloch
Number of rooms: 70
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
With 36 three and four star lodges and 33 caravans set in 26 aces 1 minute walk to 1/2 mile of sandy beach, Tralee bay has something for everybody. When it comes to a self catering holidays in Oban, Tralee is the holiday hub of the West coast. Pets welcome in some units ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Tralee Bay Holiday Park Hotel Benderloch
Tralee Bay Holiday Park Benderloch, Scotland

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