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Ashleigh B & B

Orkney,KW17 2JA, Dounby KW17 2JA, Scotland
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Ashleigh B & B
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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northwich
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71 reviews 71 reviews
37 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly informative hosts, perfect peaceful accommodation, centrally situated for many of Orkney's sites. Good eating places nearby. Accidentally left a pocket camera and our host drove 5 miles to catch us up and return to us. Would rate as first class and would certainly revisit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for nine nights at the beginning of June and what a wonderful choice we made. The house is modern, warm and welcoming, with everything you could wish for. Our room was spacious with plenty of storage space as was the en suite with a large shower cabinet and drawers for toiletries. The towels were changed very frequently,... More

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We recently stayed two nights at this B and B whilst touring the Orkney islands and wished we could have stayed longer. Its in a beautiful peacefull setting overlooking Harray loch, close to the main archeological sites on Orkney. Audrey our host was welcoming, a fount of knowledge, in fact the perfect host. The room very comfortable with a fantastic... More

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Biggar, United Kingdom
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115 hotel reviews
391 helpful votes 391 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This guesthouse is located just off the A986 near Dounby in a rural setting. From that point of view it’s very peaceful and there are options for evening meals at the Smithfield Hotel (The Plout Kirn restaurant) in Dounby or The Merikster Hotel nearby. Both eating places are only a few minutes drive away however it’s possible to walk to... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Stayed for one night (wish it had been more) and have to say it's the best B&B I've stayed in. The quality of the house and bedrooms and attention to detail is just first class. Breakfast was outstanding, and all for a very reasonable price that is about half of what the hotels charge, and set in the most wonderful... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

As a family of six we had a fantastic weekend here with the outstanding hospitality and immaculate accommodation provided by Calvin and Audrey. Service could not have been more accommodating and welcoming. We would highly recommend this B&B. The Johnston Family

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Maidstone, Kent
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Wow. I've travelled a lot in more decades than I care to say. But this is just about at the very top of all the places I have ever stayed in. As I said to Audrey quite early on during my recent 6 day visit, this B & B has been designed by people who have stayed away themselves. A... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We wanted a base for 3 nights in West mainland. Dounby was great for that. Ashleigh is a very high quality place. Rooms/bathrooms were immaculate. Audrey ,the host is spot on for her help-offering a drying cupboard for our clothes, making very helpful suggestions about things to do . A garage can be used to shut away bikes. Breakfasts were... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

My friends and I were very happy with all aspects of this B+B. The house is modern, so what it lacked in the "quaint", our hosts made up for with friendly service, excellent breakfasts, elegant, very fresh and clean, well appointed en-suite rooms. Ashleigh is not located in a village so you cannot just step out the door and wander... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Audrey and her husband built this place a number of years ago, specifically for the purpose of opening a B&B. Their enthusiasm and passion for their place shows - the room we had was excellent (comfortably furnished, large and warm). As we had a little one, a cot was provided. Breakfast was a treat (especially the smoked haddock with poached... More

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Address: Orkney,KW17 2JA, Dounby KW17 2JA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Dounby
Also Known As:
Ashleigh B & B Orkney Islands/Dounby

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4 Star luxury accommodation in new house, centrally located in rural area. 4 bedrooms, all with en-suite facilities. Ideal for fishing, bird watching and walking. Sun lounge with panoramic views over Harray Loch and Hoy Hills. WiFi internet access available throughout. Large private car park. ... more   less 
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