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Rowan Brae

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the pleasure of spending 3 nights at Rowan Brae during the Easter Holidays. Everything was spot on, couldn't fault a thing. We stayed in studio 1 which had everything we needed, superbly clean and very cosy & comfortable. A great touch was the selection of games and DVDs Neil & Martina offered which was perfect for a very...

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RowanBraeStudios, Owner at Rowan Brae, responded to this review

Thanks, Heather, for your lovely review. We try our best to make our guests' stay a pleasant one (whatever the Scottish weather might be!) and are so pleased you enjoyed everything. Fingers crossed that a return visit might bring better weather for you - we look forward to seeing you again sometime. Best regards - Neil & Martina

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rowan Brae was wonderful self-contained accommodation. We stayed last week for 4 nights. New and modern decor, spotless, comfortable and with everything you could need to make your stay comfortable. The views were fantastic. The accommodation is located in North Ballachulish a small village 20mins drive from Fort William and 8min drive from Glencoe village. There is no store in...

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RowanBraeStudios, Owner at Rowan Brae, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your recent stay at Rowan Brae Studios -thank you so much for your delightful, comprehensive review and lovely comments, much appreciated. You would most definitely be welcome return visitors at any time, you were great guests. Thanks again for your feedback, we love hearing from our visitors. Best regards - Neil & Martina

Reviewed 14 March 2017

From arriving until departing, my girlfriend and I had a five-star stay at Rowan Brae. Views from the sofas are stunning, location is perfect to discover Glencoe and surrounding areas and you get a silent and comfy night's sleep. Martina and Neil went above and beyond to welcome us and ensure we had a good stay. Would recommend this place...

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RowanBraeStudios, Owner at Rowan Brae, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments, Chris, we are delighted that we could make your birthday weekend extra special. So glad you enjoyed your stay - you were both lovely guests and would be welcome back any time. Neil & Martina

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Quite the best self catering apartments I have ever stayed in. Everything about the Rowan Brae studios was first class. It's situation, overlooking Loch Linnhe and Loch Leven provides wonderful views of the lochs and mountains in this area of outstanding natural beauty. A truly magical experience. The accomodations are tastefully furnished and provide everything you could need for self...

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RowanBraeStudios, Owner at Rowan Brae, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, that is very kind of you. You were delightful guests and you would be very welcome back for a return visit at any time. kind regards - Neil & Martina

Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We booked Studio 1 which has the addition of a small sitting room. We were very impressed with the whole Studio - the space has been used well and the facilities (bed, kitchenette, shower room, even the small shelf with chairs which is probably normally an eating area but which we used for a couple of laptops) are top notch....

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RowanBraeStudios, Owner at Rowan Brae, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely feedback, we enjoy hearing from our visitors and are delighted you enjoyed Studio 1. As they are Studios they are compact, and most guests find the small breakfast bar/table more than adequate for meals and we're glad they accommodated your two laptops in comfort too. If space allowed we'd love to add a separate...

Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Highly recommend these self catering studios. Stayed for a week, very comfortable, well equipped and immaculate with great view of the mountains from the living room / balcony. Martina & Neil are very welcoming hosts, very knowledgable about the area as well as providing an extensive range of information. Ideally situated for getting around the west highlands. Scenery is stunning...

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RowanBraeStudios, Owner at Rowan Brae, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, we're so pleased you enjoyed your stay and we'd be delighted to welcome you back for a return visit at any time. Kind regards - Neil & Martina

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Superb fresh, clean and bright self catering studio containing all equipment and information to make a perfect holiday. Martina and Neil our hosts were very knowledgeable about the area both locally and further afield. I would recommend this accommodation to those wishing to explore the beautiful Highlands of Scotland.

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RowanBraeStudios, Owner at Rowan Brae, responded to this review

We were delighted to be the base for your first ever visit to Scotland and so glad you enjoyed the Highlands, and the Studio. Thank you so much for your kind review, we really appreciate your feedback. Kind regards - Neil & Martina

Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

A TRUE HIGHLAND GEM. What a fantastic week my wife and I spent at this fabulous place. The accommodation and views are out of this world. The Rowan Brae Studios are only 20 minutes from Fort William and in a perfect location for visiting areas around that are full of history. The proprietors Neil and Martina are absolutely delightful and...

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RowanBraeStudios, Owner at Rowan Brae, responded to this review

Thank you both so much, we were delighted to be the honeymoon part of your wedding celebrations, and so pleased that you enjoyed such an important holiday for you. Do come back whenever you wish. P.S. Rosa loves meeting all the guests as they arrive - she is such a soppy, gentle hound - but that's as far as she...

Breda, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Rowan Brae offers two comfortable studios, well-equipped and nicely decorated. Nice views from the balcony and garden on the nearby lochs and surrounding mountains. Also a great starting point for exploring the Glen Coe and Ben Nevis area.

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RowanBraeStudios, Owner at Rowan Brae, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, much appreciated. Glad we were able to accommodate your booking at short notice and delighted you enjoyed your stay, you would be welcome back at any time. Kind regards - Neil & Martina

Reviewed 13 September 2016

What a brilliant find this self catering studio was. Neil and Martina were very welcoming The studio itself was immaculate, cosy and had everything you needed. Small touches like the tea and coffee welcome tray, lovely soft bedding and towels and amazing views (even in the rain!) of the loch and mountains. I cannot recommend this place highly enough.

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RowanBraeStudios, Owner at Rowan Brae, responded to this review

Delighted we were able to provide you with an enjoyable stay, thank you so much for your appreciative review and recommendation. Hope we might see you again sometime - it's gloriously sunny here at the moment so it does happen! Best wishes - Neil & Martina

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Two delightful self-contained and self catering studios offering comfortable accommodation, private entrance, own decked patio area, stunning elevated views over lochs and mountains, within easy reach of Glencoe, the Nevis range and Fort William ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rowan Brae

Address: 8 Old Town | by Glencoe & Fort William, North Ballachulish PH33 6RZ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > North Ballachulish
Number of rooms: 2
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“Try to get the one with the separate little sitting room - tho the other one has the better view!”
70John70, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“the extra space of the small sitting room in Studio 1 is well worth the extra charge for the views alone”
elainemch, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“One of the studios has a little sitting room with a view attached, which gives slightly more room.”
  • The view from the little sitting room of S1
Protovicar, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Book the studio with the add-on sitting room for a little more space”
734annac, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“The two studios were comparable, either one has perfect views of Loch Levan”
karentQ3835WU, 15 May 2016 | Read review
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