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The Colonsay

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Scalasaig, PA61 7YP, Scotland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lobster, crab, oysters,organic vegetables and wild honey all from the island itself, the hotel filled with flowers from the famous garden at Colonsay House and a glorious view of the sea from the hotel itself.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We`absolutely loved this gorgeous hotel. Beautifully decorated, good food and lovely garden. The room was nicely furnished and comfortable and the hotel was dog friendly. Pick up from the ferry was nice but it is only a short walk away.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Colonsay Hotel has the market sewn up. If you want to get someone to cook your dinner here on this inner Hebridean island, this is it. You might there expect them to rest on their laurels, but no. The food in the light, large dining room is good and even better value. I would say the tian of crab... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we ate there last night to celebrate a birthday. This hotel has had an excellent reputation for good for many years! Both the woman at the other table and I were reduced to digging into her langoustines with the end of her fork. We got bread and not oatcakes with our mackerel pate. We were treated to the same garnish... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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16 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel service started at the airstrip with Ivan collecting us off the Oban flight. Throughout our stay the hotel service was excellent, arranging bike hire, stoking the fires, bar and waiting. Nothing was too much and they all made us feel welcome and at home. The room we had was large (Ardskenish) and wonderfully decorated, nice and clean. We... More 

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

A very special place - Pigs Paradise worked perfectly with twin Toddlers in one room and us in the other. Staff were really friendly, incredibly helpful and provided a relaxed and informal stay. Food, especially the seafood, was really good. The hotel garden was great relaxing in the April sunshine with a drink or two...

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Manningtree, United Kingdom
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198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I spent 1 night here in March, when the hotel and island were very quiet. I flew from Oban on Hebredian Air which is an amazing and unique experience in itself. I was picked up from the airport (i use that term loosely!) by a very nice australian man (Josh i think)- theres not really any other way to get... More 

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This small hotel is nestled on a hillside, a short distance from the ferry harbour, and from which you can see the sea Eastwards. We landed our plane at the airstrip and were immediately collected by the hotel. We stayed in double room "Cable Bay" which was quiet, clean and comfortable. The shower room is compact. Being a very clear... More 

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East Linton, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Had 3 wonderful nights here. From the very beginning, everything was spot on. Staff were really nice and helpful, the breakfast was wonderful, teenage sons opted for pancakes or a full Scottish, toast and local honey got my day off to a flying start and my husband loved the eggs with hot smoked salmon. Lots of sofas, fires and armchairs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

a very short drive from the ferry Food fantastic and restaurant had lovely views Very comfortable room and lounge areas were very warm and provided fast wifi Probably the best hotel I've ever stayed in

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