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Livingston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Arrived night before our booking as we had other accommodation arranged for a sad family gathering. Tried to confirm and pay for our stay with young lad who was very cheerful and helpful unfortunately the owner/manager was ask if it was okay to pay that night. She was not happy as they prefer to take the money on the night...

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Dougie F, Public Relations Manager at The Gun Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Firstly thank you for your review, however there are a few points i would like to raise. When you arrived loudly into the bar clearly rather inebriated yourself, tension was instantly created as you vehemently complained about the program choice of other guests while walking across the room. It was then not made clear for which room you wanted to...

Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Visited the restaurant on Friday evening after a beautiful walk along the nearby shore. We received a lovely warm welcome from Douglas who recommended the "Gun Lodge Stack!!" We were not disappointed. It was delicious and the steak cooked to perfection by Sheena - mother of Douglas and Fantastic Chef! One of the best meals we have had in the...

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Dougie F, Public Relations Manager at The Gun Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, We love to hear that our food is being well received. Hope to see you again soon !

Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The hotel is perfectly placed for the airport and the city of Inverness and the hotel overall is excellent value for money. The food was lovely and the rooms spotless. We will continue to give this hotel our business and appreciate all the efforts by all of the staff to make our stays as comfortable as possible. Iain Foreman QTS...

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Dougie F, Public Relations Manager at The Gun Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Its always a pleasure to have the guys from QTS staying with us. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice accommodation. Clean and tidy.i would definitely recommend that to a fellow traveller.i must say this.in my travels i have found 5 star snobs on a beer budget that whine and complain about cheap accommodation. To the negative Nancy's if you want palatial 5 star accommodation. Why not goto the 1000 a night Hilton. The Gun lodge was extremely...

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Dougie F, Public Relations Manager at The Gun Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, it means a lot to us to get feedback. We hope to see you again

Dunstable, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We arrived early on 30th August and our room wasnt ready, but they very kindly took our bags for us, decided to go into Inverness, but be aware buses are incredibly poor on this route, arrived back at our hotel later that afternoon and was shown to our room, the room was nice, but be aware there is a step...

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Dougie F, Public Relations Manager at The Gun Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Busses are something that we are also disappointed in and have take this up with the local council. They are generally every hour but do not run to Nairn currently. The law in Scotland is challenge 25 so we are glad that our staff asked for ID- despite being aware that at 16 a beer,...

Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 1 night while touring, phoned ahead to check when dinner was served and was told chef stopped at 9pm, so had to stop to eat en route as weren't sure we would make it in time. Had a couple of drinks in bar, which then shut at 11! Rooms were comfortable and clean, and breakfast was lovely, although...

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Dougie F, Public Relations Manager at The Gun Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our bar shuts at the discretion of the bar staff as we are a small family run hotel in a rural area and we do not have a night porter. It would not be economical to stay open if quiet. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again soon.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This hotels smells badly of damp and wet dogs. There was a mould problem in the bathroom and corridors.The place needs a thorough clean - every surface was sticky in a nasty way, including doors and tables. Breakfast was spartan and cheap.There must be a better alternative for an Inverness Airport hotel. Why anyone would contemplate staying here for another...

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Dougie F, Public Relations Manager at The Gun Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Normally i would thank travellers for their review however i don't feel this review deserves it. With any negative review we try to look at it objectively and without bias to see if there is anything that we can improve however you appear to have stayed somewhere else as this is not reflective of our establishment. The only thread of...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is the only hotel in this little town, and one of the only pubs and restaurants, as well. It's in an old building that used to house the officers from the nearby fort. This means that the rooms have some of the classic quirks that come with 300+ year old places. The windows leak some air, making it a...

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Dougie F, Public Relations Manager at The Gun Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are constants carrying out rolling upgrades and hope to improve some of the quirks you have mentioned without loosing any of the charm. We hope to see you again soon.

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 21 August 2016

WE chose this place to stay because it was off the beaten track. It was an experience. Very quiet one street town. Locals and staff very friendly. Beds comfy, bathrooms clean, Restaurant was mediocre. Coffee was the worst I have ever had. large choice of whiskey made it fun for tastings

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Dougie F, Public Relations Manager at The Gun Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are upset to have our restaurant described as mediocre as we take great pride in our food and receive much praise for our dishes. It is possible however that a dish was not to your taste so we accept this and hope if you are ever in the area again that you give us...

Inverness, Scotland
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Last night, prior to an evening visit to The Highlanders Museum at Fort Geogem, eight ladies and myself enjoyed an excellent high tea in the Gun Lodge. We were looked after by Sheena and her son Douglas, A young man with infinate patience. Nothing was too much trouble Those of us who ordered fish and chips were treated to a...

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Dougie F, Public Relations Manager at The Gun Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, your comments mean a lot to us. We hope to see you again soon !

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Gun lodge hotel is nestled in the quiet and historic village of Ardersier, conveniently located three miles from the airport and 25 minutes from the centre of Inverness. With our historic building, ample parking, comfortable Cromal Restaurant & whisky bar and ten charismatic en-suite bedrooms the hotel is perfect for all occasions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gun Lodge Hotel

Address: High Street, Ardersier, Inverness IV2 7QB, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Inverness > Ardersier
Price Range: RM408 - RM537 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Gun Lodge Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Room 2 was great, spacious and with a good size bathroom with shower.”
294kate, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Downstairs room seemed a little musty.”
N7563ULdeborahs, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from the fire door on the landing, it bangs continuously.”
VictoriaW201, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 2, 11 and 12 are all great, Room 11 overlooks a water feature”
shrigson, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Due to there being no lift in the hotel, we suggest asking for a room without many stairs.”
LENMIRI, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
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