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Rivendell Guest House

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Shieldaig IV54 8XN, Scotland
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Ranked #3 of 5 Shieldaig B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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English first
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
29 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely loved this place and Tom/Marilyn are just so helpful. I stayed at end of June with 3 mates as we were there for 4 days for the Celtman Triathlon which took up much of areas accommodation. We had a completely different experience of the place as to past review. You could describe Tom as eccentric but in the absolute... More

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Myself and five friends stayed here for Celtman (Extreme Triathlon) set in Torridon. It was a perfect base for doing the event. The food was great and a great welcome from Tom and his wife. Nothing seemed too much bother, even getting up at 2-3am to cook us breakfast, as event started at 4am. The food was amazing, don't know... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

visited rivendell many years ago on quite a regular basis. fortunate enough to spend an all too short visit recently. the important things have not changed. . genuine welcome from marlyn and tommy, spotless beds, big coal fire and of course shieldaig itself. it depends what you have come for...posh accommodation,anonymous service. . done all that. would i swap it... More

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Ashford, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Had arranged with the owner Tommy, for have the "cottage" at the rear of the guest house for one night for the 3 of us for £96.00 inc breakfast. A good deal I thought. On arriving at the front of the guest house we were met with quite a mess on the pavement outside, old baths, old doors etc, not... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

When we were looking for accomodation in the northwestern part of Scotland's coast, this turned up to be the cheapest non-hostel choice in our research. So, we were actually expecting the basics. Bed, a breakfast, and hot water. I have stayed several times in B&Bs and as everybody knows you never know what to expect, it can easily be a... More

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

We didn't stay here but I wanted to say somethong about the food as we ate there but this place is not listed as a restau. Tom is a bit of an eccentric so if you're looking for a traditional meal with menu etc go elsewhere. He seems to just make it up depending on what he has in the... More

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Wiesbaden, Germany
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

Okay, there are definitely accomodations with newer interior, but even though the rooms of the older building may not be up to date (or shall I say BECAUSE of this) - there are few B&Bs with more flair and charming character. As we arrived late at night without having made a reservation, we were astonished to find this B&B illuminated.... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

My friend and I decided we would travel around Scotland for two weeks and we planned to stay around in Sheildaig for 1 night, but stayed 2 and would have happily stayed more. We had such an amazing stay at Rivendell. Some of the decor was slightly tired, but that was more than made up for by the great sea... More

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Oslo, Norway
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Tom, the keeper, was very welcoming, and a funny nut. The common room was very cosy, with a fire in the fire place, and good comfy leather chairs. The room was a bit tired, and lacked charm, the bathroom was less than average. Worn down and a bit smelly. The breakfast was god. We payed £60 for one night, and... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

I spent 5 weeks staying with Marilyn and Tommy for a GP placement, I'm a medical student. I stayed in a twin room in the older part of the house and it was very comfortable, they even provided me with a desk for my studies! The view out of the window was unbeatable, the sunset over the island every night... More

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Address: Shieldaig IV54 8XN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Ross and Cromarty > Shieldaig
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Rivendell Guest House Hotel Shieldaig
Rivendell Guest House Shieldaig, Scotland

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