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Ivybank Villa

westland road,, Rothesay PA20 0HQ, Scotland
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Ivybank Villa
Ranked #8 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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Gargunnock, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

There are b&bs and there are B&Bs this is certainly the latter. We chose Ivybank as a base for walking the West Island Way as we were let down by another booking we made. This was to our gain. Our trip organiser was a little unorganised and our dates did not correspond to Tina's, not a problem, she swung into... More

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Keith, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

A very comfortable Guest House close to the centre of Rothesay but on an elevated quiet site with great views over the town. Tina and Tom made us very welcome and really know how to start the day with a delicious breakfast. Thank you both for making our brief visit to Bute such a pleasant experience.

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Cape Town
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Our resent visit to Ivy Bank Villa was our second, and the main reason why we decided to travel all the way from Cape Town to this tiny, picturesque island on the Scottish West Coast, was for the warm hospitality of Tom & Tina, the owners of Ivy Bank Villa.Since our first visit in 2005, they have made immense changes... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I've been here before and this will be my only choice of where to stay whenever I visit Rothesay once or twice a year. Tina is just so warm and friendly and Tom is not just an obliging guy, he cooks a mean breakfast too. I have read one or two of the negative reviews and wonder if these people... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

The weather was awful as we arrived at Ivybank Villa but we were soon cheered up when greeted by Tina who showed us our rooms. We were delighted. They were immaculately clean with every amenity you need for a short trip. The breakfasts cooked by Tom were extremely tasty and filling and we didn't need any further food until dinner... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

This wonderful Georgian style house has panoramic views of the Island as well as the Kyles of Bute. The bedrooms were lovely, clean and comfortable (the beds were really comfortable) and the en suites a decent size and the owners Tom and Tina couldn't have been more helpful and welcoming.. It was lovely to wake up every morning to a... More

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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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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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