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Yorkshire
1 review
Reviewed 9 June 2009

I cannot believe this place is allowed to trade - the local tourist authoities (and HSE) should be ashamed. The place is filthy, from the bedrooms to the public areas. God only knows what the litchen areas must be like. The chef from Dubai/France/London looks like a bouncer and cooks like one too! Breakfast was disgusting - cheap ingredients and... More 

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Kilwinning, Ayrshire
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Reviewed 14 May 2009

at £60 a night i expect few things : Clean, Friendly, Good Breakfast... well, the fact i had to clean the bath myself wasnt a great start and the fact i had to go down and ask for a bath plug as well (which they aid they'd have to get the plummer in for, i said id go to the... More 

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Fife, Scotland
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Reviewed 22 December 2008

Old comes to mind, and mould. The rooms haven't seen any TLC in a long time, and a proper clean wouldn't go amiss. The bedsheets had fag burns and the en-suite was a dire affair from the 70's. Then to top it all off the room above had the tv on very loud, not quite covering the sounds of sex.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2008

Stayed one night. Location is good, but rooms were very basic. Shower was old with mold. Breakfast was awful!

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Frankfurt
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Reviewed 2 October 2008

Our room was directly above the kitchen and therefore always filled with fumes and noise. The linen had staines, the shower was a ridiculous box and everything was very old with the last renovation a long time ago. It would have been ok if the price somehow corresponded to the comfort, but we saw a lot of cheaper B&Bs in... More 

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Edinburgh
1 review
Reviewed 12 August 2008

To be honest, I was scared by the reviews that I saw here before I went to McLaren Hotel. We went there for my boyfriend’s birthday and at that time, McLaren is the only one I was able to book and afford. This place is really not as bad as what people said. I had good sea view from the... More 

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Glasgow
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Reviewed 8 August 2008

I would like to write a review of the hotel's restaurant only, as we did not stay here, however if I were to choose to stay here based on the restaurant I'd rather sleep on the beach across the road! From the outside the McLaren Hotel restaurant looks ok, however walking through the front door should have given everything away!... More 

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Glasgow
1 review
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Reviewed 14 July 2008

I couldn't believe my eyes when I seen this hotel, looks ok outside but as soon as you step into the rooms, its a disgrace, it is very old fashioned, damp, beds are disgusting, I even overheard another group say how their key could open any room door, not very safe especialy for girls staying there!! To me this hotel... More 

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Troon
1 review
Reviewed 13 March 2008

I felt a lot of guilt about booking this dump as my two golfing friends looked at me if I was an idiot. Rooms were old and the doors were like something out of a 1950's holiday camp. Worst thing was the breakfast service. You could hear the 'waiter' repeat everything to the 'cook' in the kitchen next door. Fools.... More 

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England
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Reviewed 7 October 2007

The Mclaren is a lovley place to stay. Very family friendly. The staff were really helpful and the food was amazing. You get what u pay for its value for money, I mean I dont know what some people expect for £35.00 per night??!! The owners are very nice people and take time to chat away. Ill definatley be coming... More 

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Additional Information about McLaren Hotel

Address: Eilean Mor 200 Metres From the Main Ferry Terminal, on the Shorefront, Brodick KA27 8AJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Isle of Arran > Brodick
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
McLaren Hotel Brodick, Isle Of Arran, Scotland
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“dont expect posh,just a really friendly hotel”
 of 5 bubbles heather181, 20 May 2014 | Read review
“room 6 faces onto the sea and ferry terminal lovely view!!”
 of 5 bubbles hotmail198, 19 Nov 2013 | Read review
“we had room number 6 which had a great sea view”
 of 5 bubbles jimmymac1951, 7 Oct 2013 | Read review
“This hotel is spotless and is well worth a visit. I always ask for room 6”
 of 5 bubbles MarcAnthonyB_13, 27 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Always ask for sea view”
 of 5 bubbles 869joec869, 27 Jun 2013 | Read review
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