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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed at Bluebell Cottage for two nights when we visited Islay. Very friendly welcome from Graham. Nothing was too much trouble. Very clean and comfortable accommodation. We had an early start after our first night so, didn't have breakfast but, we did partake of a locely continental style breakfast on our second day. Graham knows the area well and is...

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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Warm and welcoming despite the winter weather, excellent host and comfortable beds with spotless room. Breakfast was delicious (I am rather particular about my toast and found it perfect) I'd advise the west loch hotel for dinner, excellent for a veggie and a venison eater

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We stayed at Bluebell Cottage for a couple of nights and really enjoyed ourselves. It's bright and clean, good breakfasts too. We used this as our base to visit Arran, Tarbert and then Islay. The West Loch Hotel, just down the road, serves a very good meal. Regarding cost (per the category below) I've indicated 'budget' only because I believe...

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Missouri
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Looking at the other reviews, I can only echo what has already been said; Bluebell Cottage is outstanding and Graham is a wonderful host, We were there with another couple and this review covers bvoth of us. Very modern, very clean, awesome bedrooms and beds, breakfgast to die for. Wouldn't hesitate for a second to be a guest there again....

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Overall: stopped in for one night of rest before catching the early ferry, and it was a great value for the cost. Hospitality and Food: the host was very kind to wait up for us. We were making a long drive from Edinburgh that evening and missed one of the last ferries that connect the various peninsulas in this area,...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This B&B was a real gold mine of a find. It was less than 2 minutes from the ferry to Islay and the accommodations were amazing. Clean, comfortable, spacious and beautiful, it was a total win. We will be staying here again for sure!

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Thank RyanRaf
Switzerland
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We stayed at the B&B for two nights and loved everything about it. You can arrive any time you like, and we were even allowed to sleep in. The rooms are all very clean and spacious, the bed is comfortable, there's tea & coffee in the room. The breakfast is absolutely delicious, as well. Graham is a lovely host, helped...

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Washington, DC
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Bluebell Cottage was perfect for what we needed - a comfortable welcome after a long drive from Edinburgh and before taking the morning ferry to Islay. The rooms are large and clean. It's a fairly easy drive into Tarbert for your evening meal.

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Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Reviewed 21 September 2016

A true B&B gem next to the terminal for the ferry sailing to Islay. Spacious, well-equipped, comfortable, lovingly decorated rooms. A good night guaranteed. In the morning you'll get a light breakfast consisting of fresh fruit (including berries! ), cereals, toast and tea/coffee - the perfect start into the day. We were welcomed by the very friendly owner, who provided...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Our party of 7 friends stayed here for a night after a trip to Islay, and enjoyed our stay tremendously. We had previously stayed in a hostel and all shared a room in Islay and though that was definitely adequate, staying in this B&B in three separate rooms altogether (most with ensuite bathrooms) felt like a real luxury in comparison....

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Bluebell Cottage

Address: Bluebell Cottage Skipness Road, Tarbert PA29 6YX, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Kintyre Peninsula > Tarbert
Number of rooms: 1
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Bluebell Cottage Tarbert, Scotland
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“They are all great”
 of 5 bubbles srmopiper, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Excellent value for money, have a meal before heading in to b n b.”
 of 5 bubbles davess39, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“This was a purpose-built B&B. All rooms are equally lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles Scot610, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“each room is excellent.....it really depends on the size you need.”
 of 5 bubbles davidshallcross2016, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“quiet, fantastic heating, comfy bed, accommodating host, welcoming environment, clean and tidy, luxurious room,”
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