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Mrs. McDonald's Bed and Breakfast

Scotland
Mrs. McDonald's Bed and Breakfast
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Croydon, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at Mrs McDonald's B&B for the past week whilst attending a retreat on the beautiful Isle of Iona. It is a short walk from the town centre and has rooms with amazing views over the bay where you can watch the seagulls fish at twilight. Margaret is a very warm host and provides a very delicious cooked... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

May partner and I had the pleasure of staying with Margaret MacDonald for three nights in the spring of 2015. She was warm and welcoming and helped us out in terms of picking us up at the ferry, giving us information about the island and generally taking care of us. Her hospitality was generous and hearty. As someone who longs... More 

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I stayed only one night with Margaret in the spring of 2014 with two companions. We had come to Iona on a retreat which accommodated us elsewhere for the duration of our stay. One of my companions comes to Iona every year and Bishop's Walk is always her first choice. Our two rooms were in a separate wing, recently renovated,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I have never felt more welcome in a b+b before. Margaret's b+b is without doubt the best on the planet! The breakfasts are AMAZING! You'll not go hungry after one of these beasty feasts, and all cooked to perfection. The rooms are lovely and clean with a beautiful view over the sound towards mull. And her local knowledge is next... More 

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Loch Lomond
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Bishop’s walk was recommended to me by friends. It sounded ideal for my planned three night stay so I rang the owner, Mrs Margaret MacDonald, and made a booking. She did explain the double room I would be in had no sea view. Fine by me. Why anyone would want a sea view when surrounded by water I fail to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Margaret McDonald is the consummate host. The review form forced me to pick a time for when we traveled but didn't include the option for March/April 2013, so I picked a year later. We actually stayed with her for Holy Week in 2013, which began at the end of March, so lots of things on the island weren't up and... More 

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I stayed with Margaret for two nights. Her Bed and Breakfast was very cosy and welcoming, and I enjoyed beautiful views of the sea from my bedroom (I was in a twin bedroom at the back of the house). The house is ideally situated, being very close to two beautiful beaches and only a ten minute walk away from the... More 

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Durham, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I stayed with Margaret for 8 nights. Her breakfasts were amazing (and enormous!), the location of the house is fantastic, her knowledge of Iona was very helpful, and she is very kind and hospitable. I would recommend her B&B to anyone. Hope I have the chance to stay there again sometime soon :)

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northumberland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Bishops Walk bed and breakfast is a relaxing place to stay for either a short break or longer if you are lucky enough to do so. It is very clean and comfortable where the delightful owner of the property Mrs Margaret McDonald makes you feel very much at home and sets you up for the day with a very... large... More 

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Inverkeithing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at The Bishops House. Margaret is a lovely lady, and very hospitable. Food was great and very comfortable surroundings. I very much enjoyed chats with Margaret on the way to the kitchen - she made me feel very welcome.

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