We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 92 Portree B&Bs / inns

Givendale Guest House

2.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Heron Place, Portree IV51 9GU, Scotland
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Givendale Guest House to your Saves list
Givendale Guest House
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
62%
Ranked #69 of 92 Portree B&B and Inns
A recent review
3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Massimo P
  • Overview
  • Reviews (43)
  • Photos (11)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (5)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

43 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    9
    17
    10
    3
    4
See reviews for
10
23
4
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (5)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
21 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is nothing exceptional, but good value for your money. Close to the center of Portree, comfortable (if small) rooms, and a very knowledgeable (if quirky) Dutch owner. Major problem: very weak wifi even in the common areas, not at all working in the rooms.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Accommodation was comfortable and clean. The owner was very knowledgeable and was able to give some great advice on the walks and sights we planned to visit. Great price for the location which is not in town, but is only a short walk away. Views from the living room were stunning.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Portland, Oregon
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
50 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Spent two nights here recently on our driving tour of Scotland. Definitely a good spot to see the sites on the Isle of Skye. Everything about this place was very good. Rooms/bathrooms (they were shared) were nice and clean. Tradition Scottish breakfast was filling. Best part was that the owner Jurnigan (sp) did a great job telling us about sights... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
New Delhi, India
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Very Comfortable Stay at Givendale. Nice View from the Guest House. Owner is very friendly and take care for small needs. At Walk able distance from the maintown-Potree. Breakfast was also good and better than what you can expect in normal BBs.Lots of magazines/Games/Movies for Guests in Common Guest room. BedRooms are little small but cosy and comfortable. Recommended.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Can't fault this place at all for the price, had a great stay. The owner is friendly, knowledgeable about the area and meticulously clean. Great price for the location which is not in town, but is only a short walk away with stunning views to amuse on the trip. Breakfast was great too. Very recommendable.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Very good B&B. The whole place was immaculately clean. I was surprised that even the shared bathroom was perfectly clean and there was not a single time when I had to wait to use it. The whole place is run by it’s owner who is very knowledgeable in the whole Skye Island area. Even though he is the only one... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Llanbister, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We only stayed for one night which this place was ok for what we wanted although we would rather have had an en suite and a television - we don't ask for much!! It is a Bed and Breakfast and it does what it says on the tin. Alright just to crash but not exactly a home from home. Breakfast... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Warsaw, Poland
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

the room was very spaciuos, quite clean, but a bit dark, the host was very friendly and helpful, always willing to give advice and cared about his guests. the breakfast was varied and it is not true what someone else wrote- they have continental breakfast and cooked breakfast and if you ask you can get whatever you like and any... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We stayed 4 days at Givendale Guest House and it was a great base for our trips around Skye. Jurriaan was very helpful in planning our walks. He was also very informative about the breakfast and we never waited more than a couple of minutes. We had high expectations to the breakfast and it was allright, but not phenomenal. The... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
merseyside
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

I only stayed one night but my room was clean and comfortable.I shared a bathroom but this was spacious and clean and there was no queue. The surrounding garden was very pretty. The view from the sitting room was amazing. Julien the owner was really friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good. Very good value.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Givendale Guest House, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Givendale Guest House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Givendale Guest House

Address: Heron Place, Portree IV51 9GU, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Skye > Portree
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Givendale Guest House 2*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Venere, Expedia and Tingo so you can book your Givendale Guest House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Givendale Guest House Portree, Isle Of Skye, Scotland

11 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (10)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Other (4)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (2)
Viewed
Other (2)

Amenities

Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Class
Number of rooms
5

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer