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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed for one night as part of our North Coast 500 trip. If you are used to Europe's city hotels, then you may be disappointed, but remember that this is a small West Highland hotel, adjust your expectations accordingly and you will be rewarded with a really pleasant stay. The bedroom was small but clean, well...

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PooleweHotel, Owner at Poolewe Hotel, responded to this review

I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your overnight stay with us and we appreciate your feedback. As you rightly point out we are a small West Highland Hotel but we aim to ensure that our guests are well looked after, providing good locally sourced food, comfortable, clean and modern accommodation and a friendly atmosphere. We are very fortunate...

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staying for one night on a Friday, arrived in the rain..well it is Scotland! Hotel is being upgraded with new furniture and cosy sofas which make the place look nice but the atmosphere is a little cold still as lighting is too bright and main bar very open and echoey. Also the downstairs needs air freshener as there is still...

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PooleweHotel, Owner at Poolewe Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on Poolewe Hotel. I am pleased that you enjoyed your overnight stay and apologise for any inconvenience the renovations may have caused you. During the Winter months we take the opportunity to carry out any work/renovations that may need doing to try to minimise any disruption to our guests during the busy periods. We are...

Clydebank
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed in hotel one night . Lovely atmosphere & good food . Staff friendly and couldn't do enough to help. Our bedroom window overlooked the Loch . Breakfast was superb . Thoroughly recommend this hotel .

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PooleweHotel, Owner at Poolewe Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review on your recent overnight stay at Poolewe Hotel. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed your meals. We are very fortunate to be located in such a lovely 'spot' and the majority of our rooms enjoy magnificent views looking over the loch or...

Reviewed 8 December 2016

I was looking around the area, decided to have lunch. I had lunch in the bistro. Very clean and warm with good views. Food was very good with excellent service. The bar was attended on this day by one of the chef's (helping out on his otherwise day off).

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PooleweHotel, Owner at Poolewe Hotel, responded to this review

I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your lunch at the Hotel and found the food and service excellent. It is always good to receive feedback from our customers and to hear that we are providing a good service. I do hope we will have the opportunity of welcoming you back to Poolewe Hotel sometime in the near future.

Reviewed 7 October 2016

We arrived to our pre booked room at about 5pm. Our twin room in the annexe was spacious and scrupulously clean. Large bath in bathroom accompanied by 2 sets of towels and 2 sets of toiletries. We were checked in and asked if we wanted to have dinner - we opted to eat in the bar. Food was superb -...

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PooleweHotel, Owner at Poolewe Hotel, responded to this review

I am delighted to read your comments regarding your recent stay at Poolewe Hotel during your NC500 trip. It is pleasing to hear that you appreciated your spacious room in the annexe and particularly enjoyed your meal in the bar. Also that breakfast was superb and the service excellent. As I have said in answer to other reviews, it is...

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Visited with my partner for five nights, was great value for money, fantastic service and very comfortable rooms. We didn't spend much time in the room as we were out and about for much of the stay but would definitely visit again.

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PooleweHotel, Owner at Poolewe Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your five night stay and found the rooms comfortable, service fantastic and good value for money. It is always pleasing to hear when we have achieved our aim. We are ideally located for sightseeing and taking part in many activities on offer in the...

Irvine, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for an overnight stay during our North Coast 500 trip. Our room was clean and comfy and mainly fine. The main issue was the lack of mirror in the room for doing hair and make up. There was a mirror in the bathroom but that's no use when using the hairdryer. We ate in the hotel in the...

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PooleweHotel, Owner at Poolewe Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review Poolewe Hotel after your overnight stay during NC500 trip. I am pleased that you found your room clean and comfy and the food good quality with plenty of choice on the menu. We do appreciate all feedback and your comments regarding lack of mirrors in the room for doing hair and make up,...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Stayed one night as a stopover on our NC500 drive and O what a nice little hotel ! It is situated on the main street but it is very quiet with beautiful surroundings. We had a room on the ground floor facing the sea. Very nice view. The room is spacious, exceptionally clean with lovely fluffy linen provided. The bathroom...

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PooleweHotel, Owner at Poolewe Hotel, responded to this review

I am delighted to hear that your enjoyed your over night stay at Poolewe Hotel whilst taking part in NC500 drive. We receive many visitors who are enjoying the NC500 route, as Poolewe Hotel is ideally located. It is our aim to provide guests with comfortable accommodation, good food locally sourced, relaxing atmosphere and all the facilities necessary to make...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed here as a base for a midweek break in Wester Ross. The hotel is well located for sightseeing, and particularly for the nearby Inverewe Gardens. Our rooms were comfortable, breakfasts and dinners were fine, and the service was good. However, the dining room closes once students go back to college, so the bar/'bistro' is the only dining option...

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PooleweHotel, Owner at Poolewe Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your midweek break and found your rooms comfortable and the food and service good. As you rightly point out, the Hotel is ideally located for sightseeing in the Wester Ross area and particularly the World Famous Inverewe Gardens, which is less than a mile from the Hotel (just...

Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We called in for Dinner, and they have quite an extensive menu with some great Scottish dishes, we all had something different and all were excellent. There is a well stocked bar with a variety of local real Ales. 2 minutes of the main road towards Inverasdale, tahke a break for some great fayre.

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PooleweHotel, Owner at Poolewe Hotel, responded to this review

I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your dinner at Poolewe Hotel and appreciated our extensive menu with local dishes as well as the local real Ales on offer. Thank you for taking the time to review your visit and we hope we will see you again when you are next in the area.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A traditional highland hotel and restaurant, on the shores of Loch Ewe in sight of Inverewe Gardens. Poolewe Hotel is a 16th-Century coaching inn in the picturesque village of Poolewe on the shore of Loch Ewe near Gairloch on the NW Coast of Scotland. Just 90 minutes of beautiful easy driving from Inverness Airport. Set amidst dramatic Highland scenery, Poolewe Hotel is ideal for anyone wishing to explore this wild and beautiful corner of Scotland. Guests can choose from twelve en-suite bedrooms and suites, most enjoying spectacular views most of the sea or mountains. In addition, Poolewe Hotel boasts a reputation for excellent food with a restaurant, a conservatory dining area, and a bar. Log fires in all the public rooms contribute to the friendly atmosphere of this historic inn. The hotel welcomes dogs; there is ample parking and free WiFi is available throughout the hotel. Visit Poolewe whether to relax or to enjoy an active holiday, or a combination of both. • Visit the world-famous National Trust for Scotland Inverewe Gardens situated less than a mile from the hotel, clearly visible from the hotel dining room. • Enjoy hill walking. There are maps available in the hotel outlining the various routes, catering for a wide range of abilities. • Trout and salmon fishing, whale watching, deer stalking, canoeing, climbing, mountain biking, pony trekking, golf are all on offer in the area. • Take in the beautiful and inspiring scenery. • Visit a traditional small highland distillery. • Witness the amazing wildlife of Western Europe's last true wilderness. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Poolewe Hotel

Address: Main Street | Highlands, Poolewe IV22 2JX, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Ross and Cromarty > Poolewe
Price Range: RM523 - RM953 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Poolewe Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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