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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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Manningtree, United Kingdom
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246 reviews 246 reviews
64 hotel reviews
192 helpful votes 192 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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Lancaster
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Arrived for a 4 night stay from Oban. Lovely comfortable room with all mod cons. Food was exceptional and the bar is cosy with Colonsay islanders coming in to provide local atmosphere. Staff were friendly, helpful and attentive. Plenty of walks to go on, and things to do e.g. Golf, Cycling, Colonsay house gardens visit, Local book shop and island... More 

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Carnoustie, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Just returned from a 4 night stay. Just about the most comfortable and luxurious bed I've ever slept in, great view, beautifully decorated room. The whole hotel is full of comfortable areas to curl up with a book in front of the fire. Staff were really friendly and helpful and suggested good walks for us to do and made sure... More 

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Lake District, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The beautiful island of Colonsay is a "hidden gem" for anyone wanting to get away from it all, making it all the more surprising to find a hotel of such good quality in such a quiet and remote location. The accommodation and food was excellent, while the friendly, helpful and efficient staff made our stay most enjoyable. I would highly... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

Lovely hotel. We had a family room which was actually two separate linked rooms with a single ensuite which was perfect. Lovely sitting room, bar and gardens. Breakfast was excellent and was a good choice of traditional cooked breakfast and other fayre. Very relaxing

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We all had an extremely pleasant stay at the Colonsay Hotel. Our room was simply wonderful with views across the garden down to the harbour, comfortable bed with beautiful crisp linen, lovely food and comfortable sitting areas. Staying there was certainly a highlight of our holiday and we will certainly return

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Watford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

From checking in to checking out, the service was fantastic by every member of staff. Advice on where to travel to on the island, walks that would be manageable, quality of food, comfort in the rooms ..... Just perfect!! Seán & Mary K

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