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Bay Tarbet Hotel

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  • Excellent17%
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Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

Just back from Bay hotel Tarbet and just need sleep. I challenge anyone from Shearings to try sleeping in room 124. The floorboards in the room above were so creaky we couldnt sleep. The decour is in dire need of a touch up as well...More

1  Thank irisheyes145
Response from Ronnie J, General Manager at Bay Tarbet HotelResponded 16 June 2015

Dear Reviewer, I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us, unfortunately we continue to rectify these issues as and when we can. As the building is 300+ years old it is occasionally prone to issues like this which we...More

Reviewed 30 May 2015

Nothing was good, hotel in very bad condition, terrible food, very dirty; lipstick marks on glasses and some kind of old food stewing in the teapots, very noisy, wifi not working even in the lobby. The staff were very apologetic and understanding regarding the hotel's...More

1  Thank iloveboats90
Response from Ronnie J, General Manager at Bay Tarbet HotelResponded 16 June 2015

Dear Reviewer I am disappointed to read you comments in the review, as I feel some of them are very harsh to say the least. Lipstick on a glass is completely unacceptable and I have spoken to the bar staff at great length to ensure...More

Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

Beautiful hotel from the outside...sadly it lacks the stunning interior and all looks very tired and dated inside. Staff were all friendly enough but felt extremely rushed both at breakfast and dinner. Sat down on the Saturday evening for dinner and within seconds someone was...More

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Response from Ronnie J, General Manager at Bay Tarbet HotelResponded 15 June 2015

Dear Reviewer, I am sorry to hear that your dining experience was rushed, the staff are always desperate to give good service and on this occasion it would appear that the waiting staff member may have been slightly too keen. The hotel is 300+ years...More

Reviewed 23 May 2015

We stayedat The Tarbet Hotel 2 weeks ago but went self drive , the hotel itself is very nice but somewhat tired looking and very clean and good food . We upgraded our room for one overlooking the loch which was lovely and the food...More

2  Thank evergreensHuddersfie
Response from Ronnie J, General Manager at Bay Tarbet HotelResponded 15 June 2015

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your kind review. I am glad to read that you enjoyed your stay and found all the service levels to your satisfaction, room 220 is a very nice room with a wonderful view of ben Lomond and loch Lomond. Apologies...More

Reviewed 23 May 2015

Great hotel, in fact a local landmark standing on a well known highlands crossroads. Great for the Loch Lomond boats and tours. Great car park, great local amenities. The food was nice, the accommodation was ok, them main problem is it's just a little tired...More

1  Thank JohnSunderlandUk
Response from Ronnie J, General Manager at Bay Tarbet HotelResponded 15 June 2015

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to post your review I am glad to read that you enjoyed yourself and found the local area of interest. I have passed on your comments to the staff regarding the service levels and they were thrilled....More

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US$78 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$78 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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AGH1960
28 October 2017|
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Response from Simonjf63 | Reviewed this property |
Fair point but no scaffolding when we popped in over the summer - pleased to read they are making a start on the renovations as a great building in a majestic location
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Anne W
3 August 2016|
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Response from maureenb995 | Reviewed this property |
No, you need a car to explore the area, but it is well worth it as the scenery is superb. The nearest shops are found in Helensburgh about ten miles south and on the north side there is the wee village of Arrochar which is... More
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syd20
6 April 2016|
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Response from Martyn R | Reviewed this property |
Basically Karaoke! When we were there it was a singer/ Comedian who sang to backing tracks from a computer. A couple of nights started with Bingo. The usual 'Bay Hotels' entertainment.
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