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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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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you really want an authentic experience of Iona, look no further than Margaret McDonald's lovely B&B - Bishop's Walk. We have just returned from our second visit and loved every minute of our stay. There is something very special about Margaret and her relaxed and informal, but very professional way of making her guests enjoy their time with her.... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a magic wee holiday with Margaret n wee Meg! (her doggy person) I highly recommend the Bishops Walk for your holiday dose of comfort, friendly relaxing charm :) We enjoyed it so much we that we booked to stay another night before leaving lovely Iona

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Buckingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from having 4 nights stay at Margaret's B&B. It was wonderful! We had been nervous about whether a B&B set up could work with our three young children but it was perfect. We had two twin rooms and our own bathroom (all effectively up our own staircase). Margaret had provided an extra bed for our youngest... More 

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Bath
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bishops Walk is situated under the highest hill on Iona and has great views. It was fun walking across the sheep meadow from the house to the sea. The rooms were comfortable and a great base to explore the island from. We were free to come and go. Margaret made us feel completely at home. We loved the experience of... More 

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You couldn't wish for finer hospitality. Margaret is warm, friendly and helpful - including lifts from and to the ferry. You can rely on comfortable beds and wonderful breakfasts. Well placed for the Abbey and the glorious North beach. Great value.

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Margaret MacDonald was very helpful, meeting our ferry, driving us to her place and pointing out all the interesting spots on the way. It was a mini tour. Her B & B was quiet and comfortable. The view was perfect: looking out over a field of her sheep grazing, with the sea in the background. Her breakfasts were hearty and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Margaret the b&b owner is a warm and friendly person but respects your privacy. The rooms are comfortable and clean with good facilities and I felt very relaxed and slept really well. I can guarantee that after one of Margarets lovely breakfasts you will not want to eat again that day. One of the personal touches I loved was that... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The BnB has several good things- It's location. Located just a little walk from the ferry terminal it is just short distances away from Iona Abbey, main restaurants and the Dun I hill (this is situated right behind the BnB). - Mrs. McDonald's hospitality, help with where stuff is in Iona is great. - The breakfast is done at a... More 

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Croydon, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

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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