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walsall, UK
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Very difficult to rate this hotel fairly. Lots of positives. Free wi-fi in the bar which was a nice surprise. Outside matched the photos exactly. All 3 of our rooms had a loch view. We all had a small bottle of wine, fresh fruit and chocolate in our rooms. Plenty of tea and coffee which was replenished. Chocolates, fruit and...

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Ronnie J, General Manager at Bay Tarbet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to post this review. I’m glad to read that for the most part you enjoyed your stay and found the dining experience to be an enjoyable one. I will pass on your lovely comments to Diane, who I’m sure will be happy to hear such positive feedback. As I mentioned in a...

Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2014

arrived at hotel 30/12/13,went up to our room like a fridge they said hotel had been closed since Friday 28/12/13 .so they gave us an electric heater.hot water would stop in the middle of a shave,basin plug did not keep water in.went to plug bed side light in moved the bed two dirty beer mats there on yhe floor plus...

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Ronnie J, General Manager at Bay Tarbet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Regarding the situation with the towel, I am aware of the situation and would like to apologise for this as unfortunately this was a error on behalf of one of our staff who was carrying out cleaning on the arrival day and accidentally left it in the bathroom....

Merseyside
Reviewed 29 December 2013

Okay. Nothings perfect. Corridors in need of painting. Hand gel dispenser hanging off the wall. As was the toilet roll holder. Lack of attention to detail. Our twin room was spacious and a tad dark with the economy bulbs used in the ceiling fittings. Assisted greatly by the two bedside lamps. We did not come to watch television, but the...

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Ronnie J, General Manager at Bay Tarbet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, I’m glad to read that you enjoyed your Christmas break with us and found it such tremendous value for money. I will pass on your kind comments to all the staff regarding their attitude and professionalism, I’m sure they will be overjoyed to read such lovely comments from you. The hotel continues to improve its decor as part...

Port Talbot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2013

this was our first Christmas away from home ,we had a great time ,I had read some of the comments on here , and they said some nasty things ,but I can honestly say not all were true , yes the bedroom was cold but we were given another heater and that really warmed the room up lovely ,it was...

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Ronnie J, General Manager at Bay Tarbet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you so much for your kind words and for spending your first Christmas away from home with us. It was a privilege to celebrate this time of year with you all. I’m glad that you found your Christmas break to be wonderful and will pass on your lovely comments to all the staff, I’m sure they will...

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2013

Went with Shearings in November 5 day break fantastic value for money. Coach driver very good, hotel very nice in need of refurbishment in the bedrooms, which are getting done so no complaints. Food excellant, staff very nice, entertainment great had lot's of laughs, location of the hotel very beautiful over looking Loch Lomand. If your thinking of booking do...

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Ronnie J, General Manager at Bay Tarbet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your kind review. It’s good to read that you enjoyed yourself and found the food and service to be an excellent standard. I will pass on your lovely comments to all concerned. We hope to see you again in the near future.

Dunoon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2013

Went and stayed in hotel in November stayed in room 204 room very good and clean all staff all very good ronny the manager was excellent all staff were excellent don't be leave what you read on trip Advisor go and see for your self best hotel ever and best views in the world even the food was excellent and...

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Ronnie J, General Manager at Bay Tarbet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, I would like to thank you very much for posting your kind review of our hotel. I am glad to read that you had such a special time and that the staff and everything concerned with the hotel met your expectations. We hope that you will visit us again in the near future and wish you all the...

Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2013

Just got back from a 5 day break at the Bay Tarbet Hotel and had a great time the hotel is a little tired in some parts but our room 214 was a big room with comfy bed and very clean white sheets it had 1 double and 1 single bed for the price we paid it was ok the...

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Ronnie J, General Manager at Bay Tarbet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to post this lovely review. It’s good to read that you enjoyed your stay and found the break such good value for money. I will pass on your comments to all involved and would like to take this opportunity to wish you all the best for 2014. We hope to see you...

Burstwick, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2013

Just spent a brilliant weekend here with 46 friends and family to celebrate my birthday. We booked through Shearings, who did us a value for money package, including transport, drinks vouchers, entertainment, half day excursion and half board meals basis. The Hotel is an old hunting lodge in a fabulous location, although it is quite remote if you cannot walk...

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Ronnie J, General Manager at Bay Tarbet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to post your review and I am really glad to read that you had a brilliant time with us during your stay. I can only apologise for the confusion over the other heaters, I have gone through this with the staff member concerned and ensured that he is aware of the location...

Doncaster
Reviewed 3 December 2013

We used Shearings vouchers, received after a ghastly coach holiday, to have a self drive break at this hotel. We paid extra for a room with a view which was fantastic. The room was large, warm and very comfortable with a lovely view of Loch Lomond with Ben Lomond behind. All the staff were helpful, polite and friendly. The public...

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Ronnie J, General Manager at Bay Tarbet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your lovely review, I am glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the package to be very good value for money. I will pass on all your comments to the departments and staff, who I am sure will be happy to consider them, both good and not so good, as...

Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2013

Apologies for the late review. I accompanied my mother on a 4 night break with Shearings, hoping it might be the first of many. The trips were fine, driver nice, can't fault the fantastic scenery and great location - especially liked the train journey to Fort William. Unfortunately the same could not be said for the food or the hotel....

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Ronnie J, General Manager at Bay Tarbet Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to post this review. I'm glad to read that you appreciated the scenery in the local area and found the train journey to Fort William enjoyable. I'm disappointed to read that you did not enjoy your dining experience with us and have passed on your comments to the relevant parties to investigate...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated within one of Scotland’s largest national parks, the Tarbet has had a rich history as a resting place for travellers for over 400 years. The present building dates back 250 years and was built in the Baronial style. The exterior has recently been redecorated and the hotel presents an impressive first impression even today. There are a total of 69 rooms arranged over two floors, some of which offer spectacular views. The surrounding scenery is second to none, as the hotel looks out over Loch Lomond and Ben Lomond from its location on the banks of the Loch itself. Admire the beautifully decorated restaurant where some tables overlook the loch and take advantage of the spacious entertainment lounge with bar. The Tarbet also has the benefit of a comfortable residents’ lounge with board games and books to help you relax and unwind. The perfect end to a great day’s sightseeing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Tarbet Hotel

Address: Main Street, Tarbet, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 7DE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park > Tarbet
Price Range: $72 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bay Tarbet Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 68
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“First floor rooms get all the noise from the entertainment downstairs. Avoid if you want a good night's sleep!”
 of 5 bubbles Elbmow, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the front offer good views of Loch Lomond.”
 of 5 bubbles 367jimr, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“side rooms have loch view, 128 is on 1st floor, handy if you are disabled”
 of 5 bubbles marnie50, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Audrey_Bailey, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't bother”
 of 5 bubbles keno821, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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