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Hal O' the Wynd

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   2 Newton Street, Stornoway HS1 2RE, Scotland
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Ranked #4 of 22 Stornoway B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

My first ever visit to Isle of Lewis started rather disappointingly, and I was glum due to best-laid plans going awry. And agley, as Rabbie Burns wisely said. A lucky find in Stornoway changed all that. Shona answered the door of her guest house Hal O' The Wynd, with a big welcome smile. Here's me stranded and in need of... More

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Redcar, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We needed a place to stay for one night in Stornoway as we had the early ferry to the mainland first thing. Hal o the wynd was perfectly situated and turned out to be a very very nice place indeed. Great room, very clean and tidy, great amenities and the host, Ali, couldn't have been more helpful. He sorted us... More

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Stirling, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

They are lovely couple to welcome us friendly when our arrival check in, we stayed three nights, there have good location to close the sea shore, it isn't far from the ferry terminal,just one minute drive to the Guest House from Calmac ferry. Close to the town centre, there have some pubs, restaurests shops and park nearby. This building is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

5star for dat nice couple owners. The Room is good,and they are very helpful. I told them I will leave at tomorrow morning 6:30(boat),they said they can make breakfast(normal time:7:30a.m.-8:45A.m.)if I wanna. Dat was moving(ofc I did not let them cooking)!!!!

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Surrey, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Very welcoming hosts great location near the ferry which is handy as the fist ferry leaves at 7a.m also close to tescos which is open late .rooms large and very clean .very substantial breakfast.great views of the harbor .would stay there again.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

My friend and I have just returned from a three night stay at Hal O' the Wynd. We knew that it had good reviews but it greatly excelled our expectations. As other reviewers have said, the owners - Ali and Shona - are a great couple who put a lot of effort and pride into making their guests feel welcome... More

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San Francisco, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

It was a very pleasant experience to stay here. The location is excellent (close to the ferry and near a Tesco that stays open until midnight!) and parking was very easy. Ali was a perfect host, making us feel welcome and he provided great advice. The rooms were comfortable and clean. The double bed was on the firm side. The... More

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Worcester, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

definitely a 5* rating. thank you to the hosts Ali & Shona for their superb hospitality & for sharing their knowledge. for advising us on where & what to visit & especially for telling us of the pipers parading on a Friday that put the icing on the cake for us. their breakfasts kept us going well until tea time.... More

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Fochabers, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We stayed recently as a family. The accommodation was comfortable, very clean and a better standard than some bigger hotels we've stayed in. The hospitality was wonderful and the owners couldn't do enough for us. The food was superb, cooked fresh to order. All in all, the hotel provides great service and was we thought excellent value. I would certainly... More

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Fife, Scotland
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65 reviews 65 reviews
19 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I've given this this B&B 5 stars because while it may not have been the poshest we stayed in during our Western Isles tour it had the best bed (quite new and nice and firm), the best shower facility and the breakfast was as good as any other. Oh, and it was the cheapest by far. We stayed in room... More

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Hal O' The Wynd Stornoway, Scotland
Address: 2 Newton Street, Stornoway HS1 2RE, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Outer Hebrides > Lewis and Harris > Isle of Lewis > Stornoway
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #4 of 22 B&Bs / Inns in Stornoway
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hal O' the Wynd 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Yards from the Ferry terminal and Town CentreThe Guest House was built in 1854 and is popular for its friendly welcome and relaxed atmosphere.We are located opposite the ferry terminal directly across the road from the terminal entrance/exit on Newton Street, Stornoway.The house has three large ensuite and two large standard bedrooms. All rooms have a sea view and panoramic views of Lews Castle grounds and beyond to Arnish point. It also has a well laid out dining room. All rooms are centrally heated with individual thermostatic control; Freeview and secure free Wi-fi available in all rooms as well as tea and coffee making facilities.The town centre is just a few minutes walk, we are located very close to the bus station which boasts an excellent service to all major attractions on the island. The Western Isles tourist office is located on Cromwell Street in the centre of Stornoway, where you can find information on all the local events and festivals, tours, etc. There are local car hire firms which can be booked from the guest house and delivered to the door, we can also arrange for guided tours of the island.We have a private rear garden which you may use for a barbecue to taste our local fresh seafood, perhaps with a bottle of fine wine.Whatever you decide to do on your holiday, we will try to make it a pleasant and happy one to remember and hope you enjoy your stay with us. ... more   less 
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