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Solas Guest House

19C Melbost | Melbost Point, Stornoway HS2 0BG, Scotland
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Petersfield
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband & I stayed at the Solas Guest House for one night during a trip to Harris & Lewis. I wished we had been staying for longer. Karen & Ian were excellent hosts and there house was beautiful and very well designed. Our room was very spacious with a large balcony which ,if the weather had been better we... More 

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

Solas is an amazing Guest House, situated in a beautiful location in a spectacular part of Scotland - what more could you ask for. The rooms and beds are comfortable and spotlessly clean. The view from my room and the balcony was spectacular - in all weathers. I was working in Stornoway for a week, this was my home from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely guest house ! We actually stayed here in May 14 but this is me just getting round to leaving reviews ... Both myself and boyfriend had never stayed in a guest house/ b&b before and I was a tad apprehensive but would definitely recommend, much nicer than some hotels I have stayed in ! Warm and welcoming couple, separate... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

All you could want a friendly, welcoming, clean environment. Breakfast was wonderful , best sausages everything in the cooked breakfast was well cooked and hot. Bed clean, fresh and comfortable. Shower was powerful bathroom roomy. Parking beside the house. Everything you want when your away from home. Will be back.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We received a warm welcome from a fairly young couple at this pleasant B&B, and they immediately made a restaurant reservation for us. Our room (they have 2) was large and comfortable, though a little stuffy, as they had been unable to open the patio doors (no windows) due to windy weather. The room was well furnished and decorated to... More 

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is the third visit to Solas and this is without doubt one of the very best B&Bs in Britain. Iaan and Caren are marvelous hosts (best porridge we have ever tasted),the rooms are immaculate and the views are glorious and the sunsets superb, cannot wait to go back.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Outstanding stay. Ian & Karen are first class hosts and provide the best breakfasts on the island - stayed at many other BB whilst on Harris & Lewis and Ian's breakfast especially his black pudding won by a mile. Our room was very spacious, spotless and comfortable. Would certainly stay here again if returning to Lewis. Loved the view from... More 

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We stayed at the Solar during the Easter holiday and it is fair to say this is an exceptional guest house. It is extremely convenient to the Airport and we were given a very warm welcome by the owners, Ian and Karen and shown through the their beautiful home to our room that was as breathtaking as the views from... More 

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Arbroath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

B & B does not come better than this! Karen and Ian are the perfect hosts - warm, welcoming and so friendly and their house is stunning. Beautifully equipped in a stunning location with panoramic views from the bedroom balconies. But what makes it truly special are the hosts - they could not have been nicer and went out of... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Pleased to see everyone thinks the same about this place. I stayed for one night on a business trip. Beautiful views, really handy location, and immaculate house. Huge room, bathroom and balcony and decor is stunning - really high quality. As a lone female traveller on business I loved working with the uninterrupted views to the sea, really decent wifi... More 

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