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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Edinbane, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland

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Dylan B
Kylesku, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
“Fantastic”
Reviewed 21 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Stayed in this house for a week with partner and two young girls. Everything was spot on. Property is either newly built or newly renovated, everything was new and finished to a very high standard.

The outside of the property is grand and very appealing, ample parking for bigger groups, sun trap seating areas on both east and west sides, good for morning or afternoon sun, two pubs a stones throw from the house, bus stop next to property is good for getting to Dunvegan and Portree, excellent kids play park 100m away.

The inside of the property is really nice, heating system very good, beds and furniture really comfortable, nice big showers, kitchen well equipped wi-fi is really good despite owner claiming it was just 'OK', no vodafone reception in house, one bar in car park, three bars in a lay-by a few hundred metres away, not sure about other networks, believe orange is good.

The location is great. We had never visited Skye before and I had looked at several properties in different locations, having driven the length and breadth of the island I was glad that I chose Edinbane, access is great to most of the island and it doesn't feel like you're out at the end of a road. Many other areas I'd looked at are in fact out on a limb and wouldn't have suited us nearly as well. It only took about 45 minutes to drive down to the Cuillins so the south of the island is by no means a big trek.

The owners were great, very helpful and friendly. We will definitely return to this house in the future. Can't recommend it enough.

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Liked best: Location, standard of property, owners.
Liked least: It rained on Tuesday, mobile reception is limited.
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Mark H
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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“Hospitality , luxury and relaxation personified.”
Reviewed 11 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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The property is first class and has every-amenity needed for a five star stay whilst maintaining a homely feel, The location is fabulous likewise so are the host's. We asked where we could buy seafood locally and much to our surprise were presented with scallops no more than ten minutes old having just been harvested rom the local Loch. Cannot think of a better all round break that we have had. Once again thank you

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Liked best: Simplicity
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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