Bed and breakfast The Moorings
Pier Road, Tarbert, PA296UE, United Kingdom – Excellent location - show map
Excellent location — rated 9.8/10! (score from 325 reviews)
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About The Moorings
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The Moorings Bed and Breakfast is a traditional stone-built fisherman's cottage situated within the quiet fishing village of Tarbert, Lochfyne, Argyll. The cottage has stunning views out across the harbour entrance and across Lochfyne and an idyllic garden where you can relax. Only a 2 minute walk to all local amenities, the village of Tarbert is host to several restaurants and pubs where fresh local seafood can be experienced. Situated at the rear of The Moorings Bed and Breakfast on the hill is the ruins of Tarbert Castle, which dates back to the 13th century and is known to have royal connections such as Robert the Bruce in 1325 and in 1494 James IV summoned Parliament to meet in Tarbert. All rooms within the bed and breakfast are equipped with tea and coffee making facilities, flat screen tv's with freeview. There is a strict No Smoking policy throughout the house. Please note The Moorings is a traditional stone-built fishermans cottage and as such has a campsile style interior (sloping ceilings)
I have been running the Moorings B&B for going on 40 years and go above and beyond for my guests. I take pride in welcoming my guests into my home and making it their home from home for their stay. After a comfortable nights sleep you can relax in the lounge and enjoy a full Scottish breakfast if desired in front of the new log fire, whilst enjoying views of Loch Fyne. Guests have been known to enjoy wandering the garden and discovering some of the more unusual yet delightful ornaments and sculptures on display in the garden. With lots of wildlife and a family of Swallows that return every year to nest in the porch it can be an ornithologists delight. Spring can be magical at the Moorings. I live within the Moorings with my 3 bearded collies who are rather lively but very friendly. The dogs are allowed into my private area however are not permitted up the stairs to the guest accommodation. You may however encounter them in the garden so if you are uncomfortable with dogs perhaps this is not the place for you. I have lived locally all my life and have good local knowledge so dont be afraid to ask questions as I will be more than happy to help if I can.
Languages spoken: English
Restaurant Starfish Restaurant0.6 miles
Restaurant Anchor Hotel0.6 miles
Restaurant Islay Frigate Hotel0.6 miles
Cafe/bar Ca Dora0.6 miles
Mountain Kintyre Way0.4 miles
Sea/ocean Loch Fyne0.6 miles
Glasgow Airport37.9 miles
Glasgow Prestwick Airport40.3 miles
Oban Airport41.4 miles
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Most popular facilities
- Toilet paper
- Private bathroom
- Electric kettle
Pets are not allowed.
Media & Technology
- Flat-screen TV
- Satellite channels
Food & Drink
- Special diet menus (on request)
- Tea/Coffee maker
Free! WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
- Non-smoking throughout
- Non-smoking rooms
- Upper floors accessible by stairs only
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15:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 10:30
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.
Children and beds
Children are not allowed.
Cot and extra bed policies
There is no capacity for cots at this property.
There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Payments by Booking.com
Booking.com takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.
Smoking is not allowed.
Pets are not allowed.
The fine print
Please inform The Moorings in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
FAQs about The Moorings
Check-in at The Moorings is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:30.
The prices at The Moorings may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.
The Moorings is 450 yards from the centre of Tarbert.
The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Moorings (subject to availability):
- Free parking
- On-site parking
- Private parking
From the nearest airport, you can get to The Moorings by:
- Car 2h 30min
Room options at The Moorings include: