How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking rooms
- Banquet room
- High-speed internet in room
TripAdvisor Reviews Royal Hotel Ullapool
Travel Blogs from Ullapool
... cars on the road at that hour
the single track didn’t cause me as much of a slowdown as during the day. I
made it from John O’ Groats to Durness in 2 hours 13 minutes. The hostel was
very rustic and set out in the countryside on bluffs above the North Atlantic a
short walk from Smoo Cave, a cave set in a cove with a stream from the
mountains flowing through it that’s one of the major attractions in the area.
As best I could tell the hostel didn’t ...
... for the first light rays to hit the castle. I messed around with glassy like reflections, watching the deer eating the grass around me and the light hit the mountains. After waiting all that time to sun finally hit. Yes! The light hitting the castle and island perfectly while,leaving the mountains in the distance darker. The reflections weren't perfect but I thought it ...
... it seemed unlikely we'd be able to find a room. The owner was very apologetic and began phoning around to other B&Bs, calling in favors. He found us a room at Tamarin, a very luxurious B&B just outside of town. We took it, and wearily wended our way there, to find that it was fabulous beyond all expectation. Our room was actually a suite, with bath, dressing room and a bedroom/sitting room combo. The three large windows looked out over ...
... and only left their facades behind to house fashion stores and malls. Overall pretty disappointing.
On our final day we just drove, and drove, and drove some more. Headed South and made it home without too much of an incident. It was a wonderful weekend all in all but I think next time I do a trip like that I will definitely take the train! Now, if you pardon me dear readers, I'm off to faceplant into bed so that I can be semi alive for work tomorrow.
... Such views! The sprawling heights! The vibrant greens and running valleys! It was a great way to leave the highlands as, for one more time, I was reminded of a long-lived desire to crack out a broadsword, kilt up and run like the blazes across the hills. There are three difficulties in that image (don’t own broadsword, don’t own kilt, can’t run like the blazes across hills), but Glen Coe is a nice place to dream about it. And thus ends my northern Scottish adventures for ...