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Rowan Cottage B&B

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2015

This is an excellent B&B and a good place to stay for sea trips from Elgol or when touring or walking in the area. The room was well decorated, warm and clean. The bed was comfortable and the hosts, Christine and Jim, are really friendly and welcoming. Breakfast was superb, as was the dinner we pre-booked knowing we would have...

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Forloppin, Owner at Rowan Cottage B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to write such a good and useful review. It is of course much appreciated. Hopefully you will return in the future.

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Christine and Jim are born hosts. They are genuinely kind and hospitable. Their house is very cozy and our bedroom and bathroom were comfortable and immaculately clean. The best part of the house, though, is probably the dining-room: the views are stunning!! As a matter of fact, we don’t think the photos on their website do enough justice to what...

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Forloppin, Manager at Rowan Cottage B&B, responded to this review

Hi Ciamar a tha thu? We commend and are thankful for your great literary and linguistic skills! Tapadh Leat!

Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

Two nights' stay here with another couple in June gave us an excellent base from which to explore the Straithaird Peninsular, Lake Coruisk, and a boat trip to Canna. Our rooms were comfortable. Supper was good; Breakfast was fortifying! Advice on local sights was knowledgeable. All told, a very happy stay!

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Reviewed 14 June 2015

I stayed at Rowan Cottage when I was walking the Skye Trail. I stayed 2 nights, when I completed the Slignchan/Elgol leg, and I also returned after I completed the Elgol/Torrin leg (returning by bus from Torrin). I again used the bus to pick up the trail again in Torinn.(the cottage is actually situated on the Skye Trail!) The accommodation...

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Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Rowan Cottage is a very special place. Christine & Jim are fantastic & extremely warm hosts who made sure we had a wonderful stay.The meals were delicious (loved the homemade ice cream). A can't miss.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
Reviewed 10 June 2015

Can't say enough good things about this B&B. The hosts are extremely nice, almost to a fault. They go out of their way to make sure you're well taken care of. The food they prepare for you is simply amazing. Quiet and clean rooms, hot showers, a beautiful view of the lochs, a cozy lounge room with fireplace... a wonderful...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 June 2015

My stay at the Rowan cottage was amazing! Christine and Jim are excellent hosts who took great care to ensure that the guests are having an enjoyable time. The room was very clean and comfortable.. Dinner prepared by Christine was absolutely lovely at a very reasonable price and we had a great time drinking and chatting till bedtime. Jim and...

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Stay at Rowan Cottage and you're guaranteed a great experience! The house and the room we used were well equipped and very comfortable, and hosts Christine and Jim are just lovely people. Both have a great sense of humour and a clear focus - looking after their guests and providing a great service. They succeed on all counts. Thank you.

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Forloppin, Manager at Rowan Cottage B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your super review - much appreciated. Always look forward to your visits.

Reviewed 21 May 2015

We did not stay here. We were in their Boatman's Cottage in Elgol itself, which was perfect. We did have supper at Rowan Cottage one night during our stay so that is the basis for this reivew. We enjoyed that immensely, and certainly got the idea we would enjoy B&B here if that is what we need in future.

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Forloppin, Owner at Rowan Cottage B&B, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time to write a very useful and positive review of Rowan Cottage.

Reviewed 5 May 2015

Highly Recommended. We stayed at Rowan Cottage last weekend during a short break to sky. The location is remote, but the views are fantastic. The team at Rowan went out of their way to help us with our stay, giving us information on travel to and from the ferry at Armadale, and even driving us part of the way. Nothing...

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Forloppin, Owner at Rowan Cottage B&B, responded to this review

Hi, Many thanks for your excellent and complimentary review - it is greatly appreciated. You were certainly challenged by the awful weather but managed to keep smiling, trekking and enjoying your stay. Thank You! Christine and Jim

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rowan Cottage welcomes the intrepid traveller and provides modest, comfortable and quiet accommodation in the small crofting community of Glasnakille, two miles from Elgol. Perfectly placed for the Skye Trail and visits to Spar Cave, Prince Charlie's cave, and the remains of ancient forts and tombs. The cottage provides, twin, double and kingsized bedroom accommodation with private shower room and WC. There is a cosy guest lounge with TV and plenty of books. Enjoy a hearty Scottish breakfast looking over Loch Slapin and the mountains and islands beyond. Yummy baking, suppers and packed lunches are available for our guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rowan Cottage B&B

Address: 9 Glasnakille, Elgol IV49 9BQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Skye > Elgol
Price Range: ₹ 3,064 - ₹ 3,405 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Rowan Cottage Bed And Breakfast
Rowan Cottage Hotel Isle Of Skye
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“Upstairs was lovely, but may be troublesome for anyone with mobility problems; there's a downstairs room too. No WIFI in bedrooms”
 of 5 bubbles lightasafairy, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Being a very remote place there could be no wifi signal and no mobile signal as well. Not a big problem for me, but keep that in mind!”
 of 5 bubbles CassieCrisC, 11 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Good views, but do remember this is the Sleat side of Elgol, so not view of Cullins form any room.”
 of 5 bubbles reluctanttraveller47, 21 May 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles Muroran, 20 Aug 2014 | Read review
“The twin-room with ensuite on the first floor have a higher headroom and is recommended for taller adults; while those on the second floor are more cosy but with a view hard to beat.”
 of 5 bubbles wowww, 21 Jun 2014 | Read review
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