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Isle of Barra | Castlebay, Scotland
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Craigard Hotel
Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in Isle of Barra
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Congleton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We couldn't fault our stay at the Craigard Hotel. We have travelled extensively in our time and the location of this hotel, the hospitality and the friendliness of the staff and locals was great! This is a family run establishment where locals and tourists alike frequent and it has a great atmosphere! The rooms are spotlessly clean and fresh. Room... More

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Marbella
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We did not stay in the hotel but visited the bar every evening for drinks. Nice bar with friendly staff and a great view over the bay. The Champagne reception for the wedding we were attending was held here and it was excellent with lovely canapés. Well worth a visit if you are ever in Barra.

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Totland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The owner of this establishment can never again say that no has ever complained about anything before. We insisted on a meeting before paying our bill of £130 per couple per room per night, plus dinner for four. He refused to accept there were any problems. Dinner was a shambles, we booked a table witnessed a young pleasant waiter placed... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I used the Craigard Hotel regularly during my fortnight stay in June for an evening meal. Could not get a single person discount so could not stay aswell. The food is varied and includes local seafood and a regularly updated specials board. I tried the homemade lasagne ( delicious) steak ( substantial,perfectly cooked and tender - sauce a little too... More

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Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arriving late on the ferry from Oban to the Isle of Barra, provides the traveler with a charming bar, a compact yet comfortable bedroom and a killer breakfast. All these carbs made the Craigard Hotel a good value, well located and just a fun place to visit.

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Yorkshire
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights the manageress although helpful initially was most surly throughout our stay we did find out that it was Barrafest and the place was hopping which i think stressed her out unduly. The room had an excelent view but was extremly basuic even for Barra it did not have a wardrobe it had a rail and... More

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Saltcoats, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

We got married at kisimul castle, then on to the Craigard Hotel for the reception. Mary & the staff were brilliant, very welcoming and helpful. They certainly helped make our day special. Guests are still talking about the best wedding venue to date. Food was brilliant & views across the bay from the hotel were stunning. Our function room opened... More

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We were camping in Barra during the World Cup semi-final. The only places it was being shown was in the public bars and children weren't allowed in. When we asked at the Craignard Hotel, the owner was incredibly helpful and offered the use of the television in the residents lounge for the children to watch the match, even though we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I don't normally do this kind of review thing, but having spent the last week on the Isle of Barra and having had three meals in the Craigard Hotel, I feel that now is a good time to break my duck. Our first stop in at the Craigard, our being my wife, three kids and myself, was for lunch, We... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in the Craigard for 3 nights mid June as we were visiting Barra for a friends wedding. The reception we received on arrival was friendly and the owner kindly carried our cases up to room 4. This room was very small but very clean and had a cracking view across the bay to the castle.... More

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Address: Isle of Barra | Castlebay, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Outer Hebrides > Isle of Barra
Also Known As:
Craigard Hotel Isle Of Barra, Scotland

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