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Rua Reidh Lighthouse

Melvaig, Gairloch IV21 2EA , Scotland
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Rua Reidh Lighthouse
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Munich, Germany
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's a great drive in to the lighthouse with great panoramas across the loch. Roger and Tracy gave us a warm welcome. We enjoyed their relaxed, friendly style of hosting, the food was very good and it made us aware of being at the edge of the world looking out the window at night and seeing the sweep of our... More

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RuaReidh, Owner at Rua Reidh Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thanks for posting your review and for joining in our wee ceilidh! Best wishes Tracy & Roger More

Great Bromley, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Extraordinary location, particularly if you want to see otters and sea eagles, and comfortable accommodation. Excellent value for money. Tracey and Roger are welcoming and knowledgable, going out of their way to make sure that stay is enjoyable and successful. Tracey's evening meals and homemade cakes are delicious! Can't recommend highly enough.

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It was great to meet fellow wildlife enthusiasts, thanks for coming to stay with us, hope to see you again. Best wishes Roger & Tracy More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely place with a very familiar welcome. And for a biker the road to get there is great...:) From the window we could see Whales, Dolphins and Otters, just a short walk away were some Seals playing..

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RuaReidh, Owner at Rua Reidh Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thanks for your review - you were lucky to see all the wildlife that you did! A note about motorbikes: Bikers are very welcome to stay at the lighthouse. Bikers and any other motor vehicles without a reservation at our accommodation please park at Melvaig and continue on foot along the private road if you wish to walk out to... More

Peak District National Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had the joy of staying in the first officers quarters adjacent to the bed and breakfast part of the light house, this consists of 3 huge bedrooms 1 en suite, bathroom, kitchen and living room all to ours selves. The location is amazing but best of all is the wild life on your doorstep, we had only gone for... More

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Thanks for posting your review and for acting as 'wildlife magnets' for the week! Look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes Tracy & Roger More

Les Vans, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only the location is extraordinary, but Tracy and Roger who run it are the most interesting and nice person you can meet. The atmosphere is friendly and intelligent. You feel welcomed and respected. The conversation is enriching. The food is excellent, the rooms very comfortable and nicely decorated. Everything is perfectly clean. Just feel like visiting again as soon... More

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Thank you for your kind words and for the interesting conversations. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Best wishes Roger & Tracy More

Providenciales
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a truly wonderful stop on our trip around Scotland. Our group of 4 adults and 3 children were well taken care of by hosts, Tracy and Roger. Tracy took our booking personally and saw to our special requirements (the gluten free brownies were delightful!). Highly recommending this guest house to future guests - take your time, enjoy the... More

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Thanks for posting your review and glad you enjoyed the brownies - I can't claim credit for them - they are made by a friend who specialises in gluten-free cakes! Just a note about en-suites; we have three ensuite rooms and the other two share a bathroom. We'd love to be able to put in ensuites or private bathrooms for... More

Linz, Austria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a wonderful stay at the end of the world at Rua Reidh Lighthouse. We enjoyed the long walks on the cliffs with breathtaking views of the see. We were lucky enough to experience one of the seals in the wild. The dinner was excellent and is highly recommended. We hope we'll be back on time.

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Thanks for staying with us and posting your review - looking forward to seeing you at the 'end of the world' again soon. Best wishes Tracy & Roger More

Regensburg, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not just a stunnig lighthouse and location, Roger and Tracy are the nicest hosts! There wildlife´s amazing, for hiking there are wonderful possibilitys and even when there was rain, it was never so bad that you couldn´t do anything. Simply wonderful!

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Thanks for staying with us and taking the time to post your kind review, we do appreciate it! Best wishes Roger & Tracy More

Ballina, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lighthouse experience was unique. The scenery and wildlife were amazing as were the little coastal villages close by. There is room for improvement in breakfast and decor, however our hosts were friendly and very knowledgeable about the history of the lighthouse.

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RuaReidh, Owner at Rua Reidh Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us and rating us as 4 star 'very good'. We were disappointed that you have not actually told us where we fell short of your expectations. We are always looking for ways to improve our guests' stays and it would have been helpful if your review had detailed what you felt could have been improved, as... More

Stadtbergen, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had two lovely days at the lighthouse. A great location with stunning views and beautiful nature to explore. But most important: Roger and Tracy are very good people who don´t treat you as a custumer but as their guest. They try everything to make you feel "at home". Thank you for a unforgettable stay at Rua Reidh. Carlheinz and... More

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Thanks for posting your review - we enjoyed meeting you and chatting to you and your family and hope you will come back to see us again soon. Best wishes Tracy More

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Address: Melvaig, Gairloch IV21 2EA , Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Gairloch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Rua Reidh Lighthouse Gairloch, Scotland

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A comfortable guesthouse set in an unrivalled, unique location. Cosy rooms, B&B and evening meals available. Family, double or twin rooms. Minimum booking two nights due to the remote location.Please note that Rua Reidh Lighthouse runs as private holiday accommodation only and is not open to the public. There is a public car park at Melvaig where people can park and enjoy a walk to the lighthouse, but the road to the lighthouse itself is private with no public right of vehicle access. ... more   less 
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