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Ardlair Ullapool

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Ardlair Morefield Brae North Road North Road, Ullapool IV26 2TH Scotland
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#7 of 46 B&Bs / Inns in Ullapool
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Ardlair Guest House is situated 1 mile north of the picturesque fishing village of Ullapool, enjoying an elevated panoramic view over Lochbroom and surrounding mountains. Please note we are room only accommodation and do not provide breakfast An excellent base for exploring the Highlands or just relaxing and taking in the fantastic views. We have a choice of family, double or twin rooms, all with private shower rooms. All rooms are well furnished and have tea/coffee making facilities, LCD TVs and free wireless internet. Discounts for two nights or more!
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Simon S wrote a review Sep 2019
Abingdon, United Kingdom17 contributions4 helpful votes
Ardlair is approximately 1.5 miles north of Ullapool on the A835 and is an excellent base whether or not you're just passing through doing the NC500 or spending a few days in the area (there are some good trails in Coigach and Assynt to the north). I was a bit anxious at the prospect of a non-en-suite bathroom, but it was clearly allocated only for our use and there were no awkward moments (I wasn't really aware of anyone else being around - so very quiet). Our room had amazing views and the complimentary shortbread and whisky were appreciated! Although Ardlair doesn't provide breakfast, there are some facilities in your room for eating and plenty of options for breakfast in Ullapool (the Ceilidh Place and the Frigate). Would stay again!
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Date of stay: August 2019
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FrannyGP wrote a review Jun 2019
Warren, Vermont108 contributions48 helpful votes
We couldn't have been happier with our choice of Ardlair Guest House. Originally I was a bit concerned about the lack of breakfast, but I needn't have been. The gracious host left an assortment of breakfast bars and breads, coffee, milk, and tea. We had eaten so many "heavy" breakfasts that we welcomed the continental breakfast! As others have noted, the view was beautiful and the room had many thoughtful touches, such as binoculars and a drawer full of brochures. The bathroom was modern and the shower was great. Parking was easy, the village was a short drive or moderate walk away. Our room was quiet, private, and spacious. What more can I say? Everything was perfect.
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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rlhigson wrote a review Apr 2019
Bolton, United Kingdom124 contributions18 helpful votes
My partner and I stayed at the Ardlair whilst completing the NC500 in April. The Ardlair is just outside of Ullapool centre overlooking stunning scenery. Our bedroom was amazing and really well thought out. The room was spacious with a recliner chair and foot rest, high table and stools by the window to admire the views and s lovely ensuite finished to a high spec. The hotel was in a really peaceful location. The host provided lots of information including menus for local restaurants which was really helpful. Tea and coffee was provided and even a drop of Whisky which was enjoyed whilst reading the menus and overlooking the water. Beautiful place! Thank you
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Aleksandra R wrote a review Jan 2019
Barcelona, Spain65 contributions27 helpful votes
We really enjoyed our stay at Ardlair. On arrival we were greeted by Ayesha and got offered a different room which was bigger and had an en-suite. That was really nice. The room was quite spacious with a very clean bathroom, nicely decorated. We had coffee and tea making facilities but it was the little touches that really made it, the binoculars to look out the window (the view is really nice), the little biscuits and chocolates. It is about1 mile away from the town but the taxi was inexpensive and a good and friendly service too. Ayesha gave some tips on where to eat out (although many places were closed), while Laureen, the taxi driver drove us around Ullapool to show us dining places. I would definitely recommend a stay in this lovely place and will gladly stay there again when I am back in Ullapool.
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Date of stay: January 2019
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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lynniepinz1 wrote a review Nov 2018
Falmouth, Massachusetts23 contributions42 helpful votes
the B&B in itself was clean and welcoming. we were surprised to share a bathroom with other guests, however. i probably didn't read all the info in the description, so that's my fault, but for me....sharing a bathroom with strangers? nope. the "king room" isn't a king bed (my american overlook i guess). it's about a 5 minute drive in to town, which we didn't realize either. walls are thin and arriving at night was difficult as the address i copy and pasted in to my GPS lead us to the wrong house down the street....it was dark and i needed to use my phone flashlight to find the front door to the B&B. i don't usually leave bad reviews, and i don't think this is a bad review but info for others traveling at their leisure. waking up to the view was impressive. disappointed there was no breakfast at this "B&B" and we were charged top dollar, and i think that's what upset us the most. we spent half the cost for a nice and spacious hotel in inverness the next day. i think it's overpriced.
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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Ayesha Z, Owner at Ardlair Ullapool
Responded 01 Dec 2018
Dear Guest, Once again I am sorry you felt duped staying here at Ardlair Guest House, My aim it always for my guests to have a comfortable stay in my home. I have already replied to your bad review on booking.com and am saddened that you feel the need to leave another one weeks later on here. Especially as in the comments book I noticed you wrote 'loved it'. As I said in my previous reply the private shower room for Room 2 (the room you booked) IS NOT SHARED. It states on Booking.com that this is a private bathroom and the confirmation email I sent you I also informed you of this. I am very sorry you did not notice this information. I will try and find a way to make it clearer. Also as I have said in my other response the bed in your room is a UK 5 foot king size bed. We do not advertise on booking.com as a B & B but as a guest house as we do not provide breakfast currently. This information is also on the booking confirmation email you received. I am glad you managed to find a hotel for £30 for a night in inverness. That is very good value for money. Please find below my reply I already sent you on Booking.com and by email. I am so sorry you did not enjoy your stay with us at Ardlair, as you can see from our other reviews usually our guests enjoy staying with us. I am sorry you thought the private shower room across the hall was not for private use. IT states clearly on our booking.com advertisement and also in your confirmation email that it is a private shower room for use of Room 2. The other 2 rooms are en-suite. The distance from the village to Ardlair Guest House is stated on booking.com as 1.2 miles from the village, sorry you didn't see that information be you booked. In the summer months when it is lighter here some guests enjoy the walk up or down the hill but I can understand that you didnt want to do this in the dark. Thats why make sure we have the distance marked on Booking.com. Locals have been asking for years for street lights to be provided on North Road as our children are expected to walk to school. I think in the USA your bed sizes are named differently than in the UK. Here a double is 4.6, a king is 5 and a super king is 6 feet wide. The bed you had in Room 2 is a UK 5 foot king size bed. We do have a 6 foot which we call superking size in the UK in Room 1. In the highlands at this time of year it is very dark outwith the villages which is why we have motion sensor lights outside but we shall install some extra lighting.
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US$84 - US$116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomScotlandScottish HighlandsUllapool
NUMBER OF ROOMS
3
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ardlair Ullapool
Which popular attractions are close to Ardlair Ullapool?
Nearby attractions include Ullapool Museum (2.0 km), Ullapool Hill (1.6 km), and RhueArt (2.0 km).
Is parking available at Ardlair Ullapool?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ardlair Ullapool?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Seafood Shack, West Coast Delicatessen, and Arch Inn Restaurant.
Are there any historical sites close to Ardlair Ullapool?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Ullapool Clock (1.9 km).
Does Ardlair Ullapool have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the lake view available here.