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Craigard Hotel

| 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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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Chester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited the Isle of Barra on previous occasions and returned again but this time to a different hotel. They were welcoming, the room and bed were comfortable and the food was good. We had considered eating out, but as the food was excellent we eat in all three nights. Look forward to visiting again in the future. I... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Fantastic stay at the craigard, i am working with a film crew on the island, come back at the end of a hard day to great food and clean bright rooms and very helpful staff..definetly beback as a holiday maker...highly recommended...

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We didn't stay at the hotel, but had one dinner. Maybe it was because it was early in the season, but the menu was not too exciting. Everything was served with not much tasting chips, my dish had a sidesalad which was ok but not more. All in all a very bland experience, and I probably wouldn't recommend others to... More

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Near Leeds
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

the views from the bar, restaurant and some of the rooms are of the beautiful Castlebay and castle in the middle of the bay. We stayed in a really lovely room, room 7, and had a view directly over the bay and to Vatersay beyond. The food we had in the restaurant for dinner was excellent as was the beakfast.... More

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Dolphinton, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
28 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We went in here for a wee cheeky voddy or two and it was lovely. Great location, right by the ferry port. Wasn't very busy but the staff were nice and the bar was comfy. Would go back here again, maybe stay next time. :-)

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Tipp City, Ohio
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

A truly wonderful place to stay. Julian and Della are magnificent hosts and went above and beyond to make sure our stay on Barra was enjoyable. From when we checked in and Julian greeted us upon our arrival to checking out, they couldn't have done anything more to make our stay pleasant. In addition to the excellent service, this Gorgeous... More

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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238 reviews 238 reviews
62 hotel reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

As we were staying in Castlebay for three nights, my wife and I thought that rather than simply go to the Castlebay Bar every night we should give the bar at the Craigard Hotel a try. Bad move! Perhaps it was because we were neither locals nor hotel guests; or perhaps we just got the owners on a bad day... More

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Address: | 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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