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Craigard Hotel

Isle of Barra | Castlebay, Scotland
Craigard Hotel

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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We dined at the Craigard several times during our recent trip.There is a good choice of set menu and specials featuring local seafood and steaks. The staff are fantastic and very helpful and efficient . All our meals were also brilliant. There is a choice of places to eat including the bar, lounge with open fire or the large conservatory... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were due to stay at this hotel on the last night of our holidays. We had booked a room by telephone and had been asked for our Credit Card details to pay a £20 deposit, which I agreed to. Unfortunately one of our party took ill the previous evening and we had to return home. I phoned the hotel... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had nice meal in here on one night of our holidays. Nice menu and reasonably priced including the wine. Good service from local young girls who chatted to you about their island. In the restaurant and also the lounge bar and enjoyed.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Our room was small, with a tiny ensuite shower room and basin in the bedroom. It was warm and comfortable, but the decor was a bit tired. It did however have a stunning view of the bay and castle. The breakfast was good, with a reasonable selection of juice, cereals and nicely cooked items made to order. All the staff... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Barra is an isolated island reached by ferry from the mainland and other islands. From the moment you walk in you're greeted with a smile. We had room number 7 which is quite spacious and has a great view of the bay and the ruined castle. The place jumps on Friday night with the local Darts Competition which was good... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Never having visiting Barra before, I took a shot in the dark and plumped for the Craigard Hotel at Castlebay. It is perched on a high hill overlooking a magnificent inlet framed by hills and (in the distance) glimpses of white sand beaches. This view is enjoyable from the hotel dining room: surely one of the best views in Scotland.... More 

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Halkirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I visited the Craigard for both lunch and dinner and was very impressed with the level of service the staff were warm and friendly and the service was quick. The staff went out of their way to make sure you were okay and couldnt do enough to help. The standard of food was excellent and a lot of there food... More 

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Fife, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

searching castlebay/Barra for a TV to watch football (World Campionships semi) we found the Craigard very welcoming. 3 of us were "under age" for the public bar where most TVs are in hotels, so we had a problem. Not a problem for the lovely Craigard manager who diverted from his very urgent fridge repair in order to tune the TV... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I didn’t stay at the Craigard but I treated myself to lunch and an evening meal here. For lunch I had jacket potato & haggis. Wow… the food was so tasty. I was full but could’ve kept on eating! For my evening meal I had a steak pie. The evening meal wasn’t as nice as my lunch. I was full... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I have stayed in this hotel several times over the years and have to say what an amazing improvent with the new owners. Warm friendly staff and a bright atmospher to the place now. Although the island almost goes to sleep in the winter the hotel still had a buzz about it with a great band on for entertainment .... More 

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