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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here one night before taking the ferry to Stornaway. Check in was easy and the person was pleasant. Room was a good size although very basic. Bed was too soft. The room seemed clean. The worst part of the one night stay was the shower. There was plentiful cold water but just a trickle of hot water. I ended... More 

Thank Jean O
King City, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Ullapool is a terminal for the ferries going to the islands, and our impression of the town was that it was on "hard times" We arrived at the hotel around 4:30, and wanted to have a look at the shops, but found that the vast majority of them had closed at 4:30. It seems that the Caledonian Hotel is suffering... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Such a shame could be very very good considering the location.Bespoke hotels need to invest in the building and a decent chef.All customer facing staff are great taking into account the shabby product they are expected to promote. Tinned food for dinner is not acceptable when 3 courses cost £18.95.Shortly closing for the season hope the powers that be use... More 

Thank AJMO17
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Room decent for what you pay. DO NOT eat here at night.Limited menu and when it came it was all from a can, disgusting! Fair play to them tho they refunded it all. Chicken on the bone, carrots etc all from tins! Staff friendly and very helpful! Breakfast was decent enough.

Thank Brian J
Bern, Switzerland
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

It was a disaster, they simply take advantage that Ullapool is one of the place you almost "have to spend a night" during, your Highland trip. The staff was not really friendly, the rate way too high, and my room was a joke (i have seen bigger shoe boxes). Stay at one of the B&B, MUCH better!

Thank darkpeach
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66 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I stayed here in August for one night on a short tour of the west coast of Scotland. I has a small single room that was quite basic, but the room rate was very good value. I ate out in the Town, which has some really nice Restaurant's. I would stay here again as it is good value for the... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Good all round Hotel, whilst not fancy, very pleasant and welcoming. Food was good and plentiful, all in all a very enjoyable stay. Prices were reasonable and good value all round. Would certainly stay there again. Our room had beautiful view of the surrounding hills and the Stornoway Ferry.

Thank George E
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Good location in the centre of Ullapool. Staff were really good and friendly. Nice bar and reception area with welcoming open fire. Breakfast was top quality help yourself buffet, cereals, juices, full Scottish cooked breakfast also, served by courteous staff in a pleasant bright dining room. The rooms we had were very clean and comfortable with en suite shower/toilet, not... More 

Thank Widnes_Lad_McP
Stranraer, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Hotel is old but really really nice. Staff was so helpful and would help you anyway they can. Bedroom was ok. Had electric shower sink in the room. With kettle for tea and coffee. A free view tv. Bed was too soft for me. Meals was lovely. Breakfast was lovely. A lot to choose from breakfast cereals to a Scottish... More 

Thank 183ross1992
North East England
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Whilst travelling around Scotland, we called in at Ullapool and asked in the Caledonian if we could book for one night. The staff were extremely polite and we were given a room, with breakfast and evening meal for a very reasonable price. The room was comfortable although on the second floor with no lift, however, as it was only one... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Caledonian Hotel have well presented, comfortable accommodation comprising of 17 double rooms, 44 twin rooms, 19 single rooms and 3 triple rooms which are all en-suite. We are located in the center of Ullapool and a short 5 minute walk from the ferry terminal to Stornoway. We offer complementary WIFI in the lounge and bar areas. The Caledonian is Ideally situated for walkers whether a gentle afternoon stroll by Loch Broom or a little more challenging on some of the best mountains in the UK. Built in the early 1900s, the Caledonian Hotel is one of the oldest hotels in the area. It still boasts a quiet, friendly and welcoming atmosphere and pleasant gardens. The Hotel overlooks Ullapool's working harbour and the colorful fishing boats on Loch Broom. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Caledonian Hotel

Address: Quay Street, Ullapool IV26 2UG, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Ullapool
Price Range: RM272 - RM451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Caledonian Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 83
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“We would not return to this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles BarbR763, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Do not eat in the hotel at night”
 of 5 bubbles brianjH1639CC, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Facing front”
 of 5 bubbles georgee233, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“please note that there is no lift so higher floors could be a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles jilldavid3, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Probably in the older original building”
 of 5 bubbles js638, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
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