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5b Bailie, HS8 5JL, Scotland
Oir na Mara
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
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180 reviews 180 reviews
37 hotel reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always nice to find Gaels are your hosts.Very impressed with the quality of this, one of the few bed and breakfast options (the only one?) on Eriskay. Quality, spacious room and nice furniture,good en suite and very pleasant lounge with some good magazines and books to read with a small sea view.I wouldn't quite call it boutique hotel standard though... More

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Arico, Spain
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely clean B & B, comfortable and decorated with quality furnishings. Great hospitality from the owners who even took us to the ferry terminal early in the morning and sent us on our way with a packed lunch as well. They obviously take a lot of pride in what they do and it shows. I LOVED eriskay, such a beautiful... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

What a fabulous place - every comfort you could want with comfortable king size bed, large high powered shower and toiletries, comfortable lounge and homebaking in the room! Two minutes walk from the pub and very convenient for ferry to Barra. Very friendly, warm and professional host - easily our favourite place in two weeks on the islands, massively recommended.... More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Warm welcome from Mary and John, two people with the softest Hebridean accents and kindest hearts. Allowed our children to camp in the garden as they only had one room available,charged them a pittance for the loveliest breakfast. We had a fabulous room, more boutique hotel than B&B. Ate at Am Politician and ceilidh-ed up at the community hall. Many... More

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Skelmorlie, Scotland, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Lovely rooms, immaculate B&B with great breakfast and very friendly owner. Ideal location and very comfortable. Bedroom and en-suite bathroom finished to a very high standard. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to other travellers.

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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Spotlessly clean, modern bungalow. Spacious room and comfortable bed. Mary MacInnes was a friendly and helpful hostess. The breakfast was excellent and set us up for the day. Eriskay is a beautiful island. Am Politician is also worth visiting, and is just across the road from Oir na Mara. Listen for the Corncrakes at night.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

A very well appointed bed and breakfast with a homely feel and great food. 5 minutes walk to the SS Politician pub, which also does great food. Looks out from the lounge to the Atlantic. Very friendly welcome. I have no hesitation in recommending it to you

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Dolphinton, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
33 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We stayed here while touring the hebrides and we could not fault it. Plenty of off road parking, a very friendly welcome and a lovely room. The room was sooo clean, I've never seen such a clean room. The bed was amazingly comfy so we both got an excellent nights sleep helped by the fact that there was no noise... More

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Halwill, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
45 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Unfortunately I have found that some of the recent rave reviews in TA are not really justified. Are people so easily pleased? However Oir an Mara really does justify a rave review. For a reasonable price, Mary MacInnes does more or less everything right for a small B & B. This is a modern bungalow and the rooms are warm,... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

This is an excellent place to stay. If I were going to the area again I would stay longer here and visit the South Uist area and even further North. As it was we were traveling down from Stornaway to Barra and then ferry to Oban. Ideal setting with beach walks and of course the Politician pub just 50 yards... More

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Address: 5b Bailie, HS8 5JL, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Outer Hebrides > Isle of Eriskay

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