The George Hotel

Address: Main Street East, Inveraray, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, PA32 8TT, United Kingdom | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on Main Street East, Inveraray, is near Inverary Castle, Inveraray Castle, Inveraray Jail, and Inverary Maritime Centre.
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      Historical Traveler Reviews The George Hotel Inveraray

      The best hotel on earth

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      teh great thing about this place is EVERYTHING!!!!!!! you will love it

      i wish i could buy it for myself

      Great atmosphere

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      This is a fantastic hotel located in the center of one of the cutest towns in Scotland. The rooms were excellent and the lively pub and restaurant downstairs just add to the charm. This was one of the nicest (and cheapest!) hotels we've stayed in anywhere. We would definitely go back!!

      To "Wee Bruce"

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      We had been looking forward to our single night stay and were not disappointed. Everything about this hotel deserves the superlatives accorded to it by other reviewers.

      The room was fantastic - and we only had the "basic" double ! the staff were so friendly, the breakfast wonderful, the bar so welcoming (great selection of malt whiskys and choice of local ales) and to cap it all I had the finest steak I think I have ever tasted - cooked I believe by "Wee Bruce".

      We intend to return and our return can`t come quickly enough.

      Why aren't there more hotels like this?

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      We've just spent three nights at the George and found it to be every bit as good as the other reviewers have suggested. Amazing bedrooms, excellent staff - friendly, motivated, capable and cheerful (even heard the breakfast waitress singing!) - cozy and atmospheric bar with good ale, simple but good and reasonably priced food. Highly recommended.

      We Keep Going Back!

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      We stay at the George 2/3 times a year. It is always so comfortable(which ever room) spotlessly clean and the staff are excellent.The evening meals are of a very high quality and reasonably priced. We were there the last week of February 2004 and the weather was glorious, blue skies and sunshine,when the rest of Scotland was submerged in snow! Inverary is very picturesque and a good setting out point for miles of beautiful scenery. We have already booked up for our next visit

      A bit of luxury 2 hours away

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      This puts scotland on the map...best ive ever stayed at..rooms fab,food fab,staff fab..so proud to be Scottish

      I urge you to stay in this hotel

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      I have stayed in hotels all over the world and yet this little hotel is possibly the most beautiful and yet the cheapest I have ever stayed in.

      The rooms are quite simply incredible and yet the rates are so cheap ... the bar is lovely, the atmosphere is warm and welcoming, the food is great. It's possibly my favourite hotel experience in the world - that's why I keep going back for overnight stays. I urge you to go.

      Memories are made of this!

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      My husband and I were very fortunate to stay in the George Hotel for 7 nights. Our exquisite room, full of antiques, definitely helped us deal with our jet-lag! The jacuzzi tub was very welcome after a long day of sight-seeing. The dining rooms, pub and public areas were charming! The warmth that was exuded by the coal fireplaces was only beat by the warmth of the staff. The royal family couldn't have been treated any better! Meals were fabulous and great value! We can hardly wait to see the conservatory when it is finished! It will enclose under glass the current outdoor beer garden. This building project, although evident, was definitely not obtrusive. The hotel is within walking distance of all the local sites. Inverary is touristy, but not lacking the family-friendliness which travellers appreciate. We can only compare it to Banff or Jasper in the Canadian Rockies for ambiance. Although the Inverary castle was closed for the season we were welcomed there for a special viewing arranged by a staff member of the hotel. This was too amazing! We will definitely be back. Count on us in the summer of 2005!

      An Amazing Experience!

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      Our family was fortunate enough to be in Scotland for a November wedding, but our stay at The George made our trip even more amazing!

      All of the rooms in this historic hotel were unique, with each being decorated differently. Because there were several members of our family staying at the hotel we were able to see many different rooms, including the luxurious Merchant Room! Our stay in Room #9 was highlighted by the jacuzzi tub! We loved the big canopy bed and the modern bathroom facilities, as well. The large sitting area allowed for our family to congragate on several occasions. Equally spectacular as the rooms, was the food! Each morning we had a full Scottish breakfast tailor-made to suit our needs. For lunch or dinner, there was a good selection of menu choices, including many seafood choices, making it hard to decide what to eat! (Good thing our family believes in sharing!) Even my husband who is a certified Chef raved about every meal. A must is the Sticky Toffee Pudding for dessert! Our stay was complete because of the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff. They looked after all of our needs and made us feel comfortable as well as passed on local information about sites worth visiting and the history behind them. Many thanks to Mr. Clark and the rest of the wonderful staff at The George Hotel. We can't wait to be back in Scotland to enjoy your wonderful hospitality and breath-taking country! Cheers!

      Atmospheric Hotel in lovely location

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      Stayed at the George whilst on a business trip in the area - and liked it so much I immediately rebooked for a late summer break with my wife and child.Inveraray is a pretty small town set on the banks of Loch Fyne. The George is just 100 yards from the Loch and is a really welcoming homely place. Family owned for 130 years. Excellent bar, open fires, 80 whiskies, stone floors, good food. All 12 rooms individually designed - lovely and different. Certainly not your corporate chain standard Ikea refits or Mrs Miggins saggy mattress and candlewick bedspreads. Thoroughly recommended.

      TripAdvisor Reviews The George Hotel Inveraray

      4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
       

      Travel Blogs from Inveraray

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      A travel blog entry by colleengeoff on Sep 05, 2014

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      ... We'll we didn't miss it & we got on the right one so all in all. Very successful! The trip up was very pretty. Lots of lochs. We walked down to the town & I had fish & chips -the pensioner special and I still couldn't eat it all. Off to Iona ...

      Day Thirty-one - Carpets of blue

      A travel blog entry by lets.get.lost on May 24, 2014

      ... rock which was pretty amazing. Next we visited St Conan's Kirk. Now this was a brilliant stop! Known for its wacky features, this old church had large rabbit statues, plus other animal figures scattered throughout. It was like I-spy. Some figures created the beginning of a drain pipe. Really interesting, and something a little different to the other churches we had visited. We passed through some stunning countryside on route to Glasgow, so there were plenty of ...

      Fort William to Inveraray

      A travel blog entry by carol53 on May 30, 2013

      20 photos

      ... this through more mountains with several stops for roadworks before coming to the top of Loch Fyne and making our way not Inveraray.

      Once again, a red light at the one way bridge into town......no wonder it takes us longer to get to places.

      We loved this little town with the Main Street right n the loch's edge and started to look for accommodation. We were given a recommendation by the Post Master but because we dallied along the street looking at ...

      Finding Fault with Scottish Hours

      A travel blog entry by kec100 on Jul 26, 2011

      1 comment, 19 photos

      ... when I found this youtube clip below. So open another window and run this music and then turn on the slideshow and you’ll be there! It’s Jay Ungar’s Ashokan Farewell, played here with Aly Bain, one of Scotland’s finest folk violinists:

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vN_ZKB_H dbo

      (Perhaps I could break out of a stroll and achieve Scottish Hours if I were able to associate the Highlands with a faster piece of ...

      Oban to Inveraray to Glasgow

      A travel blog entry by bluehighwayspa on Jun 04, 2011

      11 photos

      ... like a sheet of glass.

      Checked out village of Iveraray & shopped , bought a cross necklase. Had soup & sandwich in cute old stone-walled pub called The Bramble Bistro. Walked along the loch - saw WW II memorial & Celtic cross.. Nice people in visitor center print a map for us with directions to the airport. Leave around 2;15 PM - 60 miles to Glasgow. Drove up around Loch ...