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well equipped kitchen
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Comfortable chairs
Kingsize bed
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outside dining area
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Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Portree, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland

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AJDean1
London, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic Little Cottage, Lovely View and Welcoming Owners”
Reviewed 18 May 2012 for a stay in April 2012

Where to start! I have never left a review on anything before but i felt compelled to because of how much i enjoyed the stay. The booking was very easy and communication with Joyce and Brian was nice and very helpful! Even let me reserve it for a day while i could confirm my own time off from work. They were happy to answer any questions i had right up until a couple of days before we arrived. They also sent some extra instructions on how to get there in case the Sat Nav led us wrong which were very easy to follow. When we got there we were told which studio we had and it looked exactly like the photos inside and out. Which after travelling extensively around the world i know is very rarely the case. It was cosy and warm with underfloor heating, the whole studio was spotless and looked it had been professionally cleaned. The bed was so comfortable it was hard to get up in the morning and the view onto the loch was stunning, it was lovely to wake up to! There was also a nice little garden area in the back to sit in during the day and at night for lunch or tea. Another thing which is handy is that knott is ideally located, it is just out of portree and so you feel wonderfully isolated but not completely out of civilisation. And if you have to you can enjoy one of the local live music pubs at night everything is a short drive away, from portree, to the cullins, to boat trips, to the old man of storr and beautiful coastal walks. Anything you might want to do has been printed out and put in folders for you to see when you get there, from interesting walks that you could go on, to places to visit to things to see and to os maps to guide you while you are out and about which was very helpful as this was out first visit to Skye. I reccommend taking a walk on the edge of the loch just off the studio as there is abundance of mussels and razor clams that we picked and cooked ourselves which was delicious.
I can't reccommend highly enough of this place and as we were leaving i asked about how busy they were next year as i plan to come back to skye and i will definately stay here. Joyce and Brian were wonderful hosts/owners who were ever so friendly to chat to and to ask for help if we needed it. It my was my girlfriend and I's first holiday together and we will not forget it. By the end of the trip we were looking at houses in knott to see if we could buy anywhere we enjoyed it that much. Thank you again and we hope to see you in 2013.

p.s. i almost forgot, it was very well priced and got more than we paid for i am sure. I have uploaded some photos so please take a look!

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Liked best: the view, the owners. the whole place
Liked least: there is nothing i disliked
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Your age range 18-24
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Elgin Moray
Reviewed 28 April 2012 for a stay in April 2012

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Devon
Reviewed 15 March 2012 for a stay in April 2011

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Conon Bridge
Reviewed 14 March 2012 for a stay in March 2012

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Bunts31
Bo'ness, United Kingdom
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“Beautifully presented studio with stunning view”
Reviewed 19 February 2012 for a stay in February 2012

Very comfortable studio with everything needed for a holiday(even a dishwasher!). Warm and clean, it was a great place to relax after a day spent exploring the island. The owners were extremely helpful and friendly.

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Liked best: The view
Liked least: The weather- but then it was February!
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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