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Sandwick Bay

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   30 Millar Road, Stornoway HS1 2RX, Scotland
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Ranked #17 of 23 Stornoway B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Inverness Scotland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked the single room, with balcony, for one night, prior to catching the early morning ferry. I specifically asked if an early breakfast could be provided and was told it could. On arrival I was told no early breakfast but that a bacon roll could be left out for me (out where!). On arrival in the room I was... More

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Scotland
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely quiet area, Jim and Inga very welcoming, good size of bedrooms, with good lighting which is usually a problem. Contrary to previous reviews internet was very good. Lovely cooked breakfast in the morning. Use of lovely large lounge overlooking the sea with fantastic views. Also another benefit was private parking. Would definitely recommend.

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Stafford
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This was our second visit to the Sandwick Bay and as with our first visit we were not disappointed. We had a twin room facing over the beautiful bay. The room had its own wash basin though we did share the main bathroom complete with its bath and separate shower cubicle. This was no hardship! The WiFi worked fine in... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Having come to Stornoway on business for 5 days, the choice of guest house was Sandwick Bay, to which on arriving late Saturday evening from the ferry into Stornoway, I was welcomed by Jim the owner who knew I was arriving and showed me to my room and amenities in the house. Now I have read all the comments on... More

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Redditch, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The web site is not only misleading but downright untruthful. The web site describes a large double en-suite with sea views. We booked this for 4 nights as the centrepiece of our holiday at £105 per night. On arrival we were taken to a medium size back room with views of the back yard and scrap yard beyond! We were... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I have stayed here twice now and would recommend to anyone. Jim and Inga are so welcoming, even offering to pick me up from the airport and take me to the work I was doing at the hospital ;) The breakfast is really good, great view over the bay and the rooms are comfortable, clean and well appointed. Nothing bad... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

Spotlessly clean, great breakfast, peaceful location, friendly host ! Wonderful sea view. Pre ordered breakfast was spot on. Comfortable nights sleep. . Shared facilities, but not a problem, as more than enough bathrooms to go at! All very clean.

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Albi, France
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11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

I stayed for about two weeks in November/December and cannot fault the value for money and service. The location is slightly out of town but otherwise extremely good. The owner is an interesting character. He seems to work on the principle that if you are running a B&B you do it perfectly. He went out of his way to be... More

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Inverness
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

Spotlessly clean and a host that went far above and beyond what could be expected. Two of our group had additional needs which were fully accommodated. 10/10 for service. Great breakfast also. Overall, very good value for money. Thank you so much.

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Miami Florida USA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I was at the end of a long journey and found I could have stayed here for the whole 2 days I had booked. The view was stunning from the living room. Cab fare into town is only 4 quid and the restaurants are difficult to choose from. Stornoway is a hidden gem in the Hebrides. The people are friendly... More

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Address: 30 Millar Road, Stornoway HS1 2RX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Outer Hebrides > Lewis and Harris > Isle of Lewis > Stornoway
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Sandwick Bay 3*
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Newly refurbished to a high standard; en-suites are all in marble. Wonderful south facing unrestricted sea views. LCD TVs in all rooms. Lounge has large 42 inch LCD and satellite TV with free use of large binocular. Free secure parking. Perfectly located near ferry terminal and airport yet only 10 minutes walk from centre of town. ... more   less 
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