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Tigh an Eilean

, Shieldaig IV54 8XN, Scotland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived on a rainy August evening, driven mad by the midgies! The welcome could not have been better, The hotel was well-appointed, with lovely cosy lounges, and an honesty bar in the library for residents. The food in the upstairs restaurant attached to the hotel was excellent and the service was brilliant. The downstairs bar looked very convivial. The... More 

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Aberdeen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for one night on our road trip to Skye. The room was perfect, loved the bath! We had dinner in the hotel that night and oh my goodness, it was lovely! All the staff were absolutely wonderful and very friendly. Would highly recommend. :)

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't stay at the hotel itself but we stayed at the free campsite on top of the hill whilst doing the North coast 500 on our motorbikes. We did stumble across the pub hard to miss if you don't walk the entire village. What a little gem very friendly people nice clean place and the restaurant upstairs was very... More 

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Inbhir Nis
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in for some lunch during a tour round the West Coast with my daughter. The weather was vile so it was a welcome haven from the Scottish 'Summer' (which I should be used to by now!). The bar downstairs is cosy and warm and the upper level where the main dining area is very bright and airy and has... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is on the very quiet and remote waterfront at Shieldaig, with excellent views. The room was comfortable and there was a nice communal sitting room where newspapers were provided and maps, walking books, etc. could be consulted. Best of all was the fantastic breakfast!

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

During a brief visit to Shielding we stayed for a night in Tigh an Eilean. The location is superb, the dining experience excellent and the staff couldn't have been nicer - friendly and enthusiastic. However, the quality of the accommodation is poor - threadbare carpets, grubby wallpapers, cracked bathroom tiling and old beds. Completely at odds with the pricing. There... More 

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Widnes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The hotel is situated next to Loch Gairloch in another beautiful part of west coast Scotland. The hotel looks nice from the outside. The single bed room I had at the back didn't have a view of such and the decor seemed a bit oldy worldy to me and a bit dullish because of the lack of outdoor light coming... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Friendly and helpful staff. Lovely breakfast with a magnificent view of the loch. Bed was nice and cosy in a warm room, will definitely recommend this hotel Although the Scottish Highlands are normally quite cold do make sure to take warm clothes with when going to the Highlands.

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Tadcaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We have just had a brilliant meal of fish chowder and fresh scallops. Never tasted seafood as good and so generously presented. Fiona our waitress is a real diamond and looked after us, helping us choose wisely. She really understood the food she was serving.

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Houston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

First thing to say is that the service at the hotel is excellent. The owner was very friendly and willing to please. We had as much tea as we could drink and I enjoyed the honesty bar (I was very honest). Breakfast was very nice as well. The decor of the hotel is somewhat anachronistic and there is a pleasing... More 

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