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Ivybank Villa

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westland road,, Rothesay PA20 0HQ, Scotland
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Ivybank Villa
Ranked #9 of 20 Rothesay 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed for 2 nights over a bank holiday weekend. Delightful and welcoming host. She took time to chat to us and give us details on things to do on the island. The room was great and exceptionally clean. It's a beautiful house with a great garden and just 2 minutes walk from the town center. The breakfast in the morning... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful four night stay at this beautiful house. We were made to feel very welcome. The House and gardens are stunning, the view from our room looked out over the harbour. It was a lovely relaxing stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First but won't be last stay! Recommend by friends we booked for the Highland Games. Lovely owners, great rooms and fantastic breakfast, the views from the rooms and beautiful gardens are brilliant. Short walk into town but quite a climb no problem if taken slowly. Would thoroughly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We strongly recommend Ivybank Villa as a place to stay when you are over in Bute. We had booked a number of rooms with Tom and Tina from 30/7/2014 till 5/8/2014 for our wedding in Mount Stuart and I must say we couldn't have chosen better, The views are amazing, the house has a great homely feel to it and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a surprise weekend in Rothesay foe my Dads 65th Birthday! It was to be a special weekend for the 4 of us. It turned out to be amazing - no thanks to the incompetence of the owners of the Ivybank Villa. We had specially requested a ground floor room as mum doesn't walk very well. When we arrived... More

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Truth! Truth about what? Such a shame that very,very occasionally we come across spiteful and malicious people who have got nothing better to do than run people down and cause as much ill feeling as possible. This person did have a confused booking, but it was caused by her own incompetence, and to save face she blames our business! We... More

Bathgate, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Spent 3 nights in this lovely establishment with my family (2 adults 2 kids). Booked the top floor suite which boasts 2 bedrooms and walk in closet and en suite. Perfect for keeping the kids separate yet close (the only access to kids room was through our bedroom.) Tom and Tina are fantastic hosts and made us feel welcome at... More

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Gargunnock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We can't think of anywhere else that could have been better to stay in Rothesay! Wonderful situation, clean, comfortable, historic house, lovely proprietors, deer in the garden, views to die for, a breakfast fit for royalty, in other words really, really good! And also, very good value for the price!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We stayed at Ivybank on a road tour of Scotland. The view from the window over the town is lovely - and you can walk down the steps into the township. The town itself is a little sad - it could do with an economic boost. The bed was great, the breakfast OK, but the decor a little dated.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We endorse the other views expressed about Ivybank. Tina and Tom are most welcoming to their lovely home and Tom provides an excellent breakfast which will set you up for the day. Room 4 has great views over the town and the bay. The house is within walking distance of the town centre so restaurants are within easy reach and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I stayed here for 2 nights with 4 colleagues for an event on the Isle of Bute. This beautiful house is situated in a commanding position on a hill overlooking the town and port. The welcome was warm and the house is really lovely. The room has all you need, warm and the breakfast full and delicious. A perfect b&b.

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Address: westland road,, Rothesay PA20 0HQ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Isle of Bute > Rothesay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Ivybank Villa Rothesay, Isle Of Bute

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Georgian Villa (listed) Beautifully restored to its former grandeur, with numerous period features both internally and externally. Set within secluded landscaped grounds of two acres. Totally central yet extremely private. Wildlife friendly gardens with Deer,owls,bats,woodpeckers,hedgehogs and fish.built by Lord ButeArgyll, and first recorded occupancy in 1795. Panoramic sea and mountain views from all rooms but one. ... more   less 
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