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Torrisdale Castle

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Torrisdale | By Carradale, Kintyre, Carradale PA28 6QT, Scotland
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had a great weekend here on 14 August 2015. The cottage was comfortable and homely, facilities are excellent. Location is great with access to a beach. Fantastic views! Complete stress free weekend! Will be back!

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

It is great to hear you had a good time at Torrisdale. Thank you for leaving your review and we look forward to welcoming you back again! Niall and Emma More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at South Lodge which is the gatehouse to the castle. It's clean and comfortable accommodation with the most stunning view from the window. It is good self catering with everything you could need. There is a wood burning stove in the sitting room which was great at night. It was quiet and relaxing, an escape from the busy world... More 

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in South Lodge and thank you for the excellent review. The views are indeed excellent. There are also a couple of otters in the river which runs past the cottage which can sometimes be spotted which is always good to see! Look forward to welcoming you again. Niall and Emma More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We booked Torrisdale for our small wedding in June 2015. We couldn't have hoped for a more beautiful weekend. The accommodation all have their own unique selling points but our personal favourites were the Garden Cottage and the Servants Quarters. The setting is fantastic and located next to a beach which is perfect for families. The absolute added bonus was... More 

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review and it was lovely to hold your wedding at Torrisdale. We are glad everyone enjoyed themselves, as did we, and we look forward to seeing you again - remember to call in and plant your tree! Niall and Emma More 

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We had one of our best holidays ever at Torrisdale. With its jagged coastline views, undulating hillscape and secluded beaches, Kintyre is an absolute gem. Its scenery really is second to none and feels lesser explored than places on the traditional Scottish tourist trail. Torrisdale itself is an oasis of calm and tranquility. I could feel the stress drain out... More 

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your excellent review! I am glad you and your partner enjoyed your stay. It was a pleasure to have you, and we would both like to thank you for the exceptionally clean condition you left the property in!! You are welcome anytime, and it was nice sharing a dram with you. More 

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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We stayed in Garden Cottage . It is a perfect spot for r and r . SO peaceful. ALL we heard were the birds singing by day and an owl hooting at night !! The cottage is so cozy and comfortable and the hot tub is the icing on the cake.

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and we are pleased you enjoyed Garden Cottage. It is getting more and more popular which is great. Look forward to seeing you again. Niall and Emma. More 

Falkirk, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

we have just returned from a weeks stay at the servants quarters in torrisdale castle. We are a family of three with our small dog Duffy. On arrival we were met by Emma who was very friendly and helpful and explained everything we needed to know. The accommodation was fantastic. Niall showed us how to use the hot tub and... More 

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Hi and thanks for the excellent review. We are glad you had a good time, and gave the distilleries a good going over! You can always come back for the second week! See you then, Niall and Emma. More 

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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We stayed at Torrisdale Castle for New Year in the Servants Quarters! We were fortunate enough to be invited 'upstairs' for New Years Hogmonay and got to meet Niall and Emma's lovely family and friends! We had a perfect holiday, the castle and its location were awesome. Love the sauna and hot tub too.

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review and was good to meet you at New Year. Glad you had a good time and look forward to welcoming you again. Niall and Emma. More 

Scotland
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Knowing the area well, but never having been to the Castle, we had a lovely week - visiting relatives in Carradale and beaches at Skipness, Torrisdale (with the resident seals), Carradale Bay and Machrishanish - all in the sunshine. The accommodation (servants quarters) was great, really cosy, so much so I want to turn the heating up now I am... More 

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Hi, and thanks for the review. Glad you enjoyed the hot tub in the hail!! I am keen to try it in the snow, however unfortunately we rarely get the stuff which is good I suppose!! See you next time, Niall. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Just returned from a long weekend at Torrisdale Castle staying in the servants quarters with my wife and two teenage daughters and felt compelled to write my first ever review on TripAdvisor. The apartment was extremely spacious and the decor and facilities were 5 star. The hot tub and sauna (included in the package) were great fun and we spent... More 

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Andrew. We are glad you enjoyed the hot tub - I need to try and find more time for myself to try it out as well! Look forward to seeing you again! Niall and Emma. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We stayed in the garden cottage for a very relaxing 2 nights. We found the price very reasonable. The cottage was so cosy... Log burner, extremely comfy bed and well equipped holiday cottage which also comes with fantastic wood fired hot tub. You really feel like you have gotten away from the rat race! We had a car issue and... More 

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review guys, and not a problem re 'the car issue'!!! Look forward to welcoming you back. More 

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