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The Kames Hotel

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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tea cake”(9 reviews)
“sloping roof”(3 reviews)
“scallops”(14 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Decided to stay on in Loch Lomond after a wedding the orevious night and booked an impromptu stay at the Kames hotel. Received a fantastic welcome and a free upgrade to the newly decorated large double room with the best view in the hotel. Bed...More

Thank Neil F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent two nights at this wonderful hotel which sits virtually on the shores of the Kyles of Bute in the small village of Kames. Jimmy and Li were excellent, friendly hosts as were the rest of the staff. Renovation work was going on in this...More

Thank Phil T
Response from Li L, Owner at The Kames HotelResponded 3 days ago

Hi Phil Thanks for your lovely review the renovation work is still ongoing and scheduled to finish in two weeks time, new windows have been fitted in every hotel room and we have fully upgraded the Edwardian dining room, we have finished the first two...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch. Good food. Nice atmosphere. Welcoming of children. Would have been nice to see more info about food sourcing on the menu - is local produce used?! Fish from fish and chips was very fresh so hopefully Scottish. Not sure about the prawns...More

Thank MrsTEastLothian
Response from Li L, Owner at The Kames HotelResponded 3 days ago

Hi Mrs T Thank you for your nice review, yes all our product is locally sourced and we have notice boards in the hotel to let people know all of our suppliers, I think during your visit those may have been wiped clean to be...More

Reviewed 13 December 2017

Just had Art club Christmas lunch which was really delicious and staff friendly and attentive. Thank you. Great day. Good choices to suit all tastes. Warm cosy environment with a festive theme but not intrusive.More

1  Thank DidiJohnston
Response from Li L, Owner at The Kames HotelResponded 16 December 2017

Thank you so much for your very nice review, it was our great pleasure to host the lunch for the art club and we are so happy that you liked the new dining room and that the staff looked after your needs, we will pass...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

On a family holiday and popped in for a bar meal, after checking that dogs were allowed. Very dog friendly. Great food, the same standard as served in the lovely restaurant. We did book evening meals in the restaurant, advised to do so at weekends,...More

Thank BillyMcM
Response from Li L, Owner at The Kames HotelResponded 8 November 2017

Thanks a lot for your very nice review we are very happy that you decided to eat at the Kames three times we do try to keep the menu varied to encourage people to return, we are glad that you mention the Victorian restaurant it...More

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Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Bar/Lounge
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US$100 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$100 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Phil M
27 July 2015|
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Response from Keith24399193 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I would day no. Although there maybe round the back but there are no lifts to the rooms.
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Bazz1964
23 October 2014|
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Response from Lapwingsegg | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I haven't stayed there either. Suggest contacting the hotel direct.
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Room Tips
"Room 4 has a massive bay window with sea/mountain views left right and center"
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"Great place to eat"
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"I had a room in the attic and no real view . I booked late and the hotel was fully booked. A tiny bit noisy..."
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"Pay the extra, get a front room, the views are to die for"
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