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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This is definitely a budget hotel, the rooms are plain and the furniture and beds very basic. However, everything is clean, the environment is quiet and the owners are exceptionally hospitable. Ele is a friendly, helpful person who makes you feel welcome immediately. Breakfast is excellent.

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Majorca, Spain
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We arrived looking like drowned rats having cycled through the rain all day! However Ele quickly cheered us up by taking away all our wet clothes and delivered them clean and dry in the morning! Great breakfast with fresh produce and delicious porridge! A super place to stop!

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Thank Merian D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Thanks again for another very pleasant stay at the empire lodge. The room was spotless and comfortable, and breakfast ample and tasty. The offer to chuck my slightly manky cycling gear in the wash was really kind. Coffee, toast and porridge were lovely and there were scrambled eggs to follow for extra energy. Lovely, too to have a bath in...

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Thank Sc0ttishh0lidaymaker
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed here while working in Lochgilphead,more like a hotel than B&B. Good large ensuite rooms, free DVD library, great breakfast and lovely owners. Will be using again and passing on to friends and colleagues. Well done and thanks for making our stay great!

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Thank Simon M
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

The hotel is close to the town centre, the rooms are comfortable and clean, the breakfast is hearty but the icing on the cake is the laundry service offered to cyclists short on clean kit. A wonderful place to base yourself for a hub and spoke trip or as a stopover. Well done the host and hostess, I can highly...

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Thank Seamus L
Norfolk, England
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

We love this converted cinema, the hosts are so helpful, we always stay here on our way to Islay. Ideal for families traveling together as all the rooms are on one corridor. This is really a b&b hotel, they don't do evening meals. Breakfast is fresh and hearty. Off street parking. Tea and coffee in the room. Very quiet location...

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Thank Fi117
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 May 2016

We, 7 of us, stayed at the Empire for one night while on a cycling tour of Scotland. Ele was very welcoming and helpful, she was very accommodating with last minute changes to our booking and once we arrived she offered to do all of our washing, which she had all ready for us early the next morning. She and...

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Thank 671robin
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Stayed one night only with some cyclist friends. Jim and Ella very welcoming, could not have done more to make us feel welcome and comfortable. We even had some laundry done overnight which was very helpful during our week long trip. Lovely breakfast to get us going next morning.

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Thank John P
Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2016

First time visit to this lovely part of the country- we had a great time and this bed and breakfast was a perfect place to stay- from a nice friendly welcome as soon as we arrived, to recommending a local restaurant and a fantastic breakfast, this is a place to be recommended.

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Thank Andrey C
UK
Reviewed 25 April 2016

If you find yourself in Lochgilphead then we would recommend you stay at Empire Travel Lodge. Our room was pleasant and cosy. Breakfasts were excellent and our hosts were friendly and helpful. The accommodation was great value for money.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Empire Travel Lodge

Address: Union Street, Lochgilphead PA31 8JS, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Lochgilphead
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Empire Travel Hotel Lochgilphead
Travel Lodge Scotland
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“Great location, close to all town centre amenities.....”
 of 5 bubbles GILLY1967, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms appear to be similar”
 of 5 bubbles not2fusssy, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great, although there is a poor telephone signal but is fine if you phone from the dining area.”
 of 5 bubbles Scottrom, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The Lodge is in the town and is a bungalow type of building so there are no views from the windows.”
 of 5 bubbles johnoM3224ME, 26 Jul 2015 | Read review
“The double or single rooms are as good as each other, also family room available.”
 of 5 bubbles dougalb2014, 29 Nov 2014 | Read review
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