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Smoo, Durness IV274QA, Scotland
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Bae Seren
Ranked #3 of 10 Durness B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Marburg
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice family. We were welcomed with a cup of tea and some little cakes. Talked about our apparently similar taste in books. I like it when B&B hosts do not just show you your room and make you breakfast but try to get to know you and talk a little. The room was nice and comfortable and you habe... More

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Its the little things you appreciate isn't it? Being welcomed with cake and tea, finding a jug of fresh milk in your room for a cup of tea at your leisure. Karen made us so welcome, while effortlessly managing also to look after her three very well behaved children. The rooms are spacious and very clean and a range of... More

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Lully, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

It is a tastefully decorated B&B in Durness where we spent a restful night. Our hosts were attentive and kind. We were welcomed with a nice cup of tea and delicious homemade cookies. If you get the same room than us and you are lucky with the weather (it is Scotland…), you will have the opportunity of admiring a splendid... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We stayed in Bae Seren for two nights while on fieldwork in the area. The room we stayed in was very cosy and clean, and the beds were lovely after a long day of driving and hiking. We were also recommended the Smoo Cave Hotel for dinner, which was very tasty. Breakfast was delicious, and we were especially appreciate our... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

A lovely B&B with very friendly hosts. we were made to feel very welocme and the three resident children were very kind in letting our 5 year old play with them. The only slightly negative thing for me was that the bed was a wee bit soft - I prefer a harder mattress. But overall, a great place to stay.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

After a scenic overload bus trip on the Tongue for Transport bus I arrived in Durness hoping to stay at the Lazybackpackers YHA. No luck there-- full of American soldiers doing war games.! Other hostel not open for another three days. Panic! Saved by the helpful staff at the Tourist Information centre who put me in touch with Karen and... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Bae Seren was a haven as our day driving from Inverness via John O'Groats moved into an early night. Karen and her three delightful children welcomed my husband, my 22-year-old son and me into their warm home and we settled in with a cup of tea and mince tarts in the downstairs lounge room available for guests. Karen suggested we... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We stayed here for 1 night but could have easily stayed longer! We loved it here. Jill and Tony were so helpful and friendly. The lounge was a real comfy treat and the breakfast was superb! We ate in the Smoo cave hotel which was great and then took in some breathtakingly views at the very nearby beach. We love... More

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Perth, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I arrived soaking wet / dripping ! A cup of tea put into my hand where I was told to give everything to Karen, who very kindly took from me and whilst baking a cake looking after three gorgeous kids and preparing food for the bairns, got my room sorted out offered me a jumper for visiting the pub for... More

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Georgia USA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Karen and Kevan didn't make it happen but we enjoyed three of the sunniest days (out of 36) in Scotland while staying in Durness. But they did make the days even better because we had a great place to return to in the evenings. Karen helped us with local information as well. And then there were the breakfasts: Wow. I... More

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Address: Smoo, Durness IV274QA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Durness
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Bae Seren Durness, Scotland

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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Bae Seren is a new property with Cape Wrath and sea views. All local amenities within walking distance. Large parking area. ... more   less 
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