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The Village Inn
Ranked #5 of 16 Arrochar B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

The village inn is a lovely place to stay. My husband and I have been a few times. The rooms are gorgeous the staff and the food is lovely. Love it here it is friendly warm and has beautiful surroundings. I would 100% recommend the Village inn.

Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Tanya C
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VillageInn A, Manager at The Village Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post such a fantastic review.
I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay.
I hope you will visit again in the future.
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Visited for a Saturday evening meal; everything was OK--nothing special. Food, service and ambiance very average. Nothing to complain about but by the same token nothing to rave about either. Had the "super" salad with smoked salmon--greens very crisp but only 4 or 5 small pieces of thinly sliced smoked salmon. Tasted fine but given the name I expected more salmon.

Stayed: September 2017
Thank Fred K
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VillageInn A, Manager at The Village Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Thank you for posting a review following your recent visit.
I must apologise that you found the food and service mediocre as this is certainly not the norm at The Village Inn.
I can only apologise that the salmon superfood salad did not meet your expectations
I do hope you will consider visiting again some time in the future.
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Great food, great service, great surroundings and scenery. Perfect visit. Would 100% recommend and we will be back soon. It was my first time in arrochar and we are already planning our next visit. We can't wait to return

Stayed: February 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Heatheranderson91
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VillageInn A, Manager at The Village Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thank you so much for your fantastic review.
I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back again soon.
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

There are many things to recommend this hotel. It is in a lovely location overlooking loch long and is ideal for exploring the Argyll lochs and mountains. We stayed 2 nights and had our westie dog with us. We were given a room in the annex at the side of the hotel. This was ideal for us given we had the dog. The room however left much to be desired. It was very dated and rather bleak in appearance. Even more alarming there was mould in the bathroom. The bed itself was comfortable but I just didn't want to spend much time in the room. The main restaurant also looks a little dated and the food is quite basic e.g burger and chips, fish and chips etc. but was cooked well. We found the staff pleasant and were delighted to discover a good range of beers and gins in the bar. It is an ok place to stay but the prices being charged demand a better standard of accommodation.

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  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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VillageInn A, Manager at The Village Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post a review.
I am glad that you enjoyed some aspects of your stay however I must apologise that you found some issues with the accommodation.
We are currently looking to update several of our rooms and take all of your comments on board.
I do hope you will consider visiting us again in the future.
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely inn in a beautiful location. There is so much that is good about it, including the ales, the breakfast, the views and the general ambience and friendliness of the staff. However, our experience of dinner was so bad, it was comical. We were given a table outside the main dining area, and we gave our drink order. Following this, we were asked three separate times for our food order. As soon as we saw this wasn't written down, we guessed it wouldn't be correct. The wine didn't arrive and we had to ask again. Then the main food order wasn't just slightly wrong, but a meat dish arrived for my vegetarian partner, who had ordered salmon. My meal went cold waiting for salmon to arrive, which then came with a white wine sauce rather than the tomato and basil on the specials board. It was also served with potatoes that we had twice asked not to be added. I really don't enjoy continually calling busy waiting staff over, but we would have had one meal and no drinks between us if we hadn't. Although the mistakes were recognised and addressed by an excellent member of staff, it was so easily avoidable and the damage was already done.

Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank David A
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VillageInn A, Manager at The Village Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thank you for posting a review following your recent visit.
I can only apologise that there were errors in taking your order and these issues will most certainly be addressed at our next staff training session.
I do hope you will consider visiting again in the future as this level of service is not the norm at the Village Inn.
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Address: Loch Long, Arrochar, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland
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Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park > Arrochar
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 16 B&Bs / Inns in Arrochar
Price Range: RM 399 - RM 692 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Village Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Village Inn, Arrochar has 14 en-suite bedrooms all of which provide fresh, comfortable and welcoming double accommodation. They are all tastefully decorated and furnished in a traditional rustic style. Each room has tea and coffee making facilities and luxury toiletries. The 2 superior rooms in the main building offer stunning views over Loch Long and the "Arrochar Alps". We have a traditional Scottish pub on site serving local ales and a restaurant offering freshly prepared food. ... more   less 
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