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Buxa Farm Chalets & Croft House

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Self-catering was well equipped and warm and cosy which was ideal to watch this 'summer' weather going on outside. Kitchen had everything required. Location was ideal 10mins from Stromness and 20mins from Kirkwall.

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taiter, Owner at Buxa Farm Chalets & Croft House, responded to this review

The weather has not been great in Orkney this summer; in fact all of the UK; but delighted that you were warm and cosy in your chalet. It makes all the difference to be comfortable when you are away on holiday. Our central location makes us a popular spot to stay. Thank you for your review and hope to see... More 

Waterloo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our reservations for B&B got mixed up, but Kathy was very accommodating and gave us one of the Chalets for the 3d that we needed it rather than for their minimum 1 week stay. I wish we could have stayed for the whole week, but the 3d we were there was marvellous despite the weather. The Chalet was well equipped,... More 

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taiter, Owner at Buxa Farm Chalets & Croft House, responded to this review

Glad I was able to upgrade you to a chalet for your stay as it soulds like you really enjoyed the self-catering experience at Buxa. You definitely will have to come back and stay for a week! Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. More 

5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in a Buxa Farm Chalet for a week in early July 2015. It had everything we needed - including friendly and accommodating hosts, fabulous views, space for children to run and play, and a path to the shore (some of us even made it into the sea!). The chalet itself was very clean, well presented, and well equipped (including... More 

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taiter, Owner at Buxa Farm Chalets & Croft House, responded to this review

We would love to have you back! Sounds like you had a great trip and enjoyed Orkney once again. Many of our visitors come back year after year. Thank you for your review and hope you stay at Buxa Farm Chalets on your next visit. More 

Waukesha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The vista was superb, the croft house clean and well stocked and our hostess, friendly and welcoming. We could watch the birds and bunnies and the sunsets right out our windows. Great location for traveling to the archeological sites on the Island and for excursions to Hoy and other islands.

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taiter, Owner at Buxa Farm Chalets & Croft House, responded to this review

Our central location with lovely views are a real hit with our visitors. We are delighted you enjoyed a welcoming and comfortable stay and hope you come back and visit us again. Thank you for taking the time to write a review and share your thoughts with other potential TripAdvisor visitors! More 

Avoch Ross-shire
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Visited Buxa chalets for the third time, very comfortable, great views, friendly people, Buxa does not disappoint. Visited many of the attractions on Mainland and would recommend Quoyloo Brewery for lunch. Stromness was busy due to the Folk Festival which is a big attraction.

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taiter, Owner at Buxa Farm Chalets & Croft House, responded to this review

How great to have you back for a third visit and knowing that we have maintained our high standards! Thank you for your review and hope to see you both back for a fourth visit! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

If you want to enjoy a cosy, well-equipped, home in a fantastic location close to the shore in Orkney then you need look no further. We have just had a relaxing and wonderful week on Orkney (our first, but not our last) made extra special by coming back each night to our Buxa chalet (number 3).. On arrival we were... More 

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taiter, Owner at Buxa Farm Chalets & Croft House, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review of your chalet at Buxa. Keith and I are delighted that we exceeded your expectations and that you will be one of our many guests that will be back. We look forward to seeing you again very soon! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Spent a week in Buxa Chalets with friends, looking at the amazing archaeology of Orkney. It was so comfortable, warm (very important!) and the chalet provided all we needed for a fantastic stay. We sat and watched the wildlife from the lounge window: nesting birds close-by and hares darting about the lawn. Then there were the fishing boats plying up... More 

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taiter, Owner at Buxa Farm Chalets & Croft House, responded to this review

Delighted to hear that you enjoyed the chalets, the views, the wildlife and the archaeology of Orkney. The chalets are ideal for groups as they are all identical. Thank you for the review and we hope to see you all back again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

It is hard to know where to start... We stayed in the Croft House and the location is sublime. It has one of the best views in Orkney, across to the hills of Hoy and further along to Stromness. You see the sunset from the kitchen and main bedroom, as well as the terrace outside. The accommodation is flexible, well-appointed... More 

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taiter, Owner at Buxa Farm Chalets & Croft House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for a fabulous review of the Croft House. We built the House next to the Chalets purposefully for larger families and are so happy that you found it ideally suited your growing family and visiting family and friends. The kids really seemed to enjoy themselves in the wide open space and hope they encourage you to... More 

Pitlochry
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Most comfortable stay, stunning views and wonderful sites to visit - our second visit and we hope to return. Orkney is a most interesting island, full of amazing archaeological sites which go back to Neolithic times. Numerous new sites are currently being excavated in the Ness of Brodgar. Buxa Chalets is on a bird reserve - a perfect place to... More 

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taiter, Owner at Buxa Farm Chalets & Croft House, responded to this review

It is important to us that our visitors return and stay with us. 46% of our guests are previous visitors to Buxa and we are happy to include you in that number! You point out rightly the fact that there are numerous new sites to visit. More the reason to come back to Orkney! Thank you for your review and... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We spent a fantastic week at Buxa in April. We were very pleased with the well stocked, cosy house and the lovely Orcadian welcome. Having breakfast while watching the changing shades of Hoy was a great start to each day. The sunsets were amazing while the Hares ran around the fields. This was our third visit to Buxa and I... More 

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taiter, Owner at Buxa Farm Chalets & Croft House, responded to this review

Nothing delights us more than seeing people return year after year. Thank you for coming back again and for writing a review of your experience. We are happy that you enjoyed the chalet, the welcome and the views. We hope to see you all again very soon! More 

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