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West Loch Hotel

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Traveller (47)
Dining (21)
Room & Suite (18)
Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“family meal”(3 reviews)
“new owners”(8 reviews)
“macaroni cheese”(4 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Meeting Rooms
Air Conditioning
Pool
Airport Transportation
Room Service
3 Star Hotel
A small, family-run establishment, the West Loch Hotel dates from around 1780, and is well known locally for having some of the best food in the area. We are well placed for guests passing through, and for those wishing to spend longer in the area, exploring Argyll & the Isles. Ideally...
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Location and contact
West Ridge Campbeltown Road, Tarbert PA29 6SX, Scotland
49.2 km to Machrihanish Airport
17 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived for dinner with friends with high expectations.Having been handed a bar menu and a restaurant menu we found prices almost matched at around £15-£16 Two of us went Two of us went for the rolled pork stuffed with black pudding £16. What a mistake....More

Thank Anne M
Response from Alison M, Owner at West Loch HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Anne M Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I am very shocked to read such a negative review, our new menu has had great reviews and I am sorry that our meals were not to your liking. In regards to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here to catch the ferry to Islay, but were blown away by the quality of food. The slow cooked pork with black pudding stuffing was to die for as was my wife’s rump steak. I’m not a dessert eater but succumbed to the...More

Thank Peter C
Response from Alison M, Owner at West Loch HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Peter C Thank you for your Kind Review We are very proud of our new menu and we are super excited to hear that you also enjoyed it. I will pass this on to our kitchen and front of house team, as im sure...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here as it had decent reviews, was a bit of a let down really, not the staff they were really helpful but it all looks a bit worn,The restaurant was nice and they have some fantastic views, the food was alright, all can say...More

Thank Pamela C
Response from Alison M, Owner at West Loch HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Pamela C We are very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience here at the West Loch Hotel, we are in the process of updating the hotel and giving it a fresh vibe, I am glad to hear that your experience...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had booked a large room with view, and it was a lovely room, nice fresh decor and comfortable settee in sitting area. Bathroom was large, bath and walk in shower, bed was comfortable and everything was very clean and well looked after during our...More

Thank Susan B
Response from Alison M, Owner at West Loch HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Susan B Thankyou for your review. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay here at the West Loch Hotel and that the room was to your liking. the lounge areas downstairs are designed to provide ambient lighting in order to assist...More

Reviewed June 12, 2018

We booked just one night here before getting on the Islay ferry down at Kennacraig. The rooms are slightly outdated as far as decor goes, but the bathrooms were lovely and spacious. Everything was clean and functional, but for Americans, the bed was a bit...More

1  Thank srdamico
Response from Alison M, Owner at West Loch HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there srdamico Thankyou for your lovelly review, we are always greatful to hear such positive feedback. we hope you enjoyed your trip around Islay and had a wonderful time. we would certainly look forward to having you return to stay with us. Kind Regards

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A small, family-run establishment, the West Loch Hotel dates from around 1780, and is well known locally for having some of the best food in the area. We are well placed for guests passing through, and for those ...More wishing to spend longer in the area, exploring Argyll & the Isles. Ideally located for people heading on the whisky trail to Islay (just minutes from the ferry), most guests find our large whisky selection the perfect start to their adventure! A charming, former coaching inn, the hotel has been sympathetically modernised over the years, retaining many of its original features. Our rooms are dog-friendly, with a choice of double or single rooms, and we have also got family rooms available for those travelling with children. Able to cater for small events, from birthday parties to weddings, we always go the extra mile to make sure your special occasion is extra special. Less
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (47)
Dining (21)
Room & Suite (18)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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"Had a back single room which was lovely."
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"We had room number 1 looking out into the hills and loch good size"
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"We were in Room 3 which had an amazing view of the front. A bit noisy first thing in the morning with cars..."
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"Ask for like ch view, its lovely"
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