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The Colonsay

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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32 reviews 32 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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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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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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Wayne, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Stopped for a much needed drink after the long slog to Oronsay and back. Quaint hotel, great service at the bar and friendly locals to welcome you. If the weather permits, sit outside on the patio for a view overlooking the garden and the harbor. It's lovely.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

A lovely hotel on a lovely island, a great relaxing vibe with not too many guests and well lit open fires and wood burners to snuggle next to with a book/scotch or both. Necessary because it will rain ! I loved the fact that they keep wellies for all users and publish the weather and feasible causeway crossing times to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Colonsay is somewhere to go to get away from it all... and 'The Colonsay' is pretty well the only hotel on this lovely island. But there would be no better choice! The rooms and décor are fresh, clean and modern with the most comfortable beds & line. Food was lovely and generous. Perhaps the WiFi could be powered up a... More

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Address: PA61 7YP, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Colonsay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 9
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