Rodel Hotel closed

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Mavanier
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Rodel Hotel closed

Postby Mavanier » Sun Jul 24, 2016 2:07 pm

Sad to hear that the hotel has closed
http://www.rodelhotel.co.uk/

Of personal relevance as we got married on the pier in front of the hotel.
If anybody has a spare £800k it is apparently for sale.

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Re: Rodel Hotel closed

Postby Orla » Sun Jul 24, 2016 6:53 pm

Yes we heard the same, it is a shame. We were married in Harris too and spent a few nights in the hotel.
Also sailed Orla into the bay and spent a week on one of the moorings for our anniversary..
Must be a hard business to sustain, not a lot of local trade, quite a few property's for sale over there at the moment, some very cheap..
Badachro inn over in Gairloch is up for sale too, they all must be struggling..

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Re: Rodel Hotel closed

Postby wully » Mon Jul 25, 2016 8:45 am

Pretty much every hotel and inn on the west coast is up for sale..

Unless you are serving chicken in a basket to coffin dodger bus tours.

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Re: Rodel Hotel closed

Postby Nick » Mon Jul 25, 2016 9:25 am

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What about a BlueMoment community buyout?
- Nick 8)

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Re: Rodel Hotel closed

Postby pagoda » Mon Jul 25, 2016 9:52 pm

Nick wrote:.
What about a BlueMoment community buyout?


Nice idea, but I think trade is slipping back to the old ways. April to mid September, best in June to August. Nothing much doing October through the winter, except for a few places at the festive season. Patriotic holidays are fine, but the weather rarely is for more than a day or two!
RET fares help a bit, but don't realy solve the distance and weather problems.

In some respects not too bad a thing, but that's a wee bit selfish......?


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