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CUISINES
British, Cafe, Scottish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Seating, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

this restaurant has a good choice of food .the staff very friendly and the hotel very clean ...we will be back

Date of visit: August 2016
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

We had an excellent breakfast on our two mornings. There was plenty of choices. You could have either a full Scottish breakfast or Continental.

Date of visit: May 2016
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Reviewed 4 May 2016

Reasonable menu choice but a bit slow on the service the day we went. Also the place was starting to look tired. Nice friendly staff

Date of visit: June 2015
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Reviewed 30 March 2016

We have stayed at Caledonian hotel on various occasions over past years and have always enjoyed our stay....rooms lovely overlooking the harbour. However on our stay at 22nd and 23rd of March not so good, we will probably not return to this hotel. Given a...room at back of hotel on 2nd floor...room was very dull and dingy..wallpaper torn and marks on it...Windows filthy on outside and window frames not so clean on the inside. In bathroom cracked tiles on floor ......makeup spill ages on blind not cleaned.....last but not least noise levels not acceptable from traffic during night.....it was as if windows were wide open......not acceptable....3hours sleep on both nights. In morning we requested to be moved and were met with curt reply no....we are fully booked...!!!. On a plus side the restaurant staff were lovely very attentive and the breakfasts were really good...More

Date of visit: March 2016
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Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

We were gifted a two night stay in the hotel, the rooms were clean and warm. The staff attentive, polite and pleasant from the girl on the door, the waiting staff and domestic staff. The food good value for money. Smashing breakfast enough to set...u up for the day. Some folk on here complaining about the cosmetic issues of the hotel, the building is old and to be renovated. This in no way devalued our experience and to be honest pretty petty if you ask me!More

Date of visit: February 2016
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Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

We had booked in advance and requested an earlier check in, apon arrival we were told check in wasn't till 2pm and to come back then, we explained we had requested an early check in. The man behind the desk rudely interupted us saying they...were very busy the night before and early check in isnt guaranteed...which is fair enough, but he did'nt have to be so rude about it. We were only half an hour early and expected to be directed to the restraunt or bar area, but instead he just looked at us, busied himself with his computer and told us again to come back later. I would normally ask reception for advice on the best places to go, but felt this man was unapproachable and would rather go and discover for myself. Luckily we spotted a tourist information desk on the way in, so decided to head there. Just as we were leaving he shouted us back and suggested we leave our luggage and he would store it securly. Later, when we went to check in we discovered our luggage was not secure, it remained in the same spot we left it....the only reason I am not raiting this hotel as poor is because of the wonderful views from our room window, beautiful sight to wake up to. The room itself was dated and bed uncomfortable to sleep in, breakfast was below par. If it wasn't for the fact I got a very cheap deal online I would have made several complaints.More

Date of visit: February 2016
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Reviewed 13 February 2016

Stayed here for two nights in one of their feature rooms which had a beautiful view over the harbour, would definitely recommend this. There is a large amount of road works going on outside the hotel at the moment but we didn't hear a thing!...The breakfast we were served was lovely and the staff in the dining hall were great with all the food coming pretty quick. I read a few complaints on here before going about the reception staff being rude but I found all of them to be pleasant and friendly. The rooms are a bit worn looking and need a little bit of freshing up but I really wouldn't say this was a problem for me. I enjoy the spacious room and big baths quite a bit!More

Date of visit: February 2016
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Reviewed 12 February 2016

have read a few negative post about the hotel before we arrived but the minute we walked in the gentleman behind the desk David made us feel welcome asking us how our trip to the hotel was.we were given all the details we needed from...David then headed off to our room which was a great room big with toilet off a separate hall way with plenty wardrobe space .room also had a great view out over the bay.breakfast in the morning was excellent wide choice from fresh fruit to full breakfast.must say fro the price we payed this was an out standind hotelMore

Date of visit: February 2016
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Reviewed 7 February 2016

we had a standard room booked on a 5PM travel offer deal, it cost us an extra £10 per night due to us staying on Fri & Sat, the hotel was fully booked so I could not upgrade the room to a feature room, we...also requested this for the Sat night but same scenario, we could not go on Valentine weekend as hotel was fully booked also, room was average, and faced the street at the rear of the hotel, two single beds together formed a double bed.... mattres on one side (mine) was very tired... as I have a sore back this was not a good nights sleep, and not being able to change room (as per above) was not ideal, for some reason there was a large gap at the bottom of our door in room 310.... but staff were attentive, and helpful, the café and dining areas were ok, and free wi fi was good enough for our phones, I would go back, but only if in upgraded rooms if more comfortable.... but seriously need my own bed for some proper rest and sleep nowMore

Date of visit: February 2016
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Reviewed 31 January 2016

We stayed at the hotel on a four night winter break booked through their January Sale Deal. It was excellent Value and welcomed our little dog. A dog bowl and some dog bedding mats were in the room when we arrived and although we had...our own with us I felt this was a nice welcoming touch. The breakfast was excellent and served to us in the Caledonian Café as dogs are not permitted in the restaurant (which we fully appreciate). We had dinner in the Caledonian Café which was excellent. The hotel was beautifully clean, warm and welcoming. The twin room we had was to the back of the hotel. The room was spacious, clean and warm. The staff were all lovely and we will definitely return to this hotel.More

Date of visit: January 2016
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Restaurant Caledonian is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3
  • Atmosphere: 2.5