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Hougharry | HS6 5DL, Scotland
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Sgeir Ruadh
Ranked #8 of 13 North Uist B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hexham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

The location is excellent for visiting the nearby RSPB reserve. The Room was comfortable and the breakfast was good Scottish fare. Mrs Simpson runs a good B&B and is rather reserved in her manner but is very helpful.

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Oosterhout, The Netherlands
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3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

We stayed at Sgeir Ruadh for 4 nights in September 2011. The location is wonderful. The rooms are small and basic, but clean. We compensated for the lack of space by spending more time in the lounge, which has a lovely view. The food was good. Our only real complaint was that the matress wasn't very comfy. After complaining mrs... More

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Sutton in Craven
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18 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2011

Good stay, a little expensive given the facilities. Didn't find the owner very friendly and a little cold for a B&B owner. I dont like flat pack furniture in a room. No real complaints other than it could be better.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2011

We stayed at sgeir ruadh at the end of april for a couple of nights and loved it! The room was clean, fresh and comfortable with everything you need. The lounge has the most wonderful views, the breakfast was perfectly cooked and tasted great. The porridge was nice and creamy! Mrs Simpson was warm and welcoming and we will be... More

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2011

We stayed here for four nights and were made very welcome by the owner Kathy Simpson. The house is facing the bay and the RSPB Balranald Nature Reserve. We had a lovely stay with good breakfasts, and a nice lounge for guests where we could catch up with the TV news, read the various information on the local area and... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2011

I stayed at Sgeir Ruadh recently, with some colleagues, and cannot recommend it enough. Lovely rooms, a stunning location, and delicious breakfasts. The owners are also incredibly friendly and helpful. I will definitely be back.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2011

I have travelled to the Uists for many years with Sgeir Ruadh being our choice of places to stay. Mrs Simpson is extremely welcoming and helpful, making our stay very enjoyable. After reading the comment below I felt compelled to write and accurate account of Sgeir Ruadh, Firstly- Rooms are always immaculate, fresh smelling, no dust, clean bed linen, something... More

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5 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2010

Mrs Simpson can be described as unfriendly, or as Bonniebraes said: "efficient and polite though not exactly friendly". In such a remote location one would definitely wish for more warmth. The bacon was off. The room was very small, the ensuite bathroom tiny.

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After having stayed in the awful Isle of Barra hotel the previous evening, this was a most welcome change. Mrs Simpson was very friendly and the room was immaculate. The bed sheets were so fresh and not a speck of dust in sight. The location is beautiful on the edge of a white sand, clear water beach. The bathroom was... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2010

This B&B is next to Balranald RSPB reserve, so ideal for nature lovers. There is a lovely view of the bay from guest lounge. It was very clean. However our room was very small and there was no sound proofing so that doors, talking and snoring in other rooms was clearly heard. The toilet/shower area was very cramped. There was... More

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Sgeir Ruadh North Uist, Scotland
Address: Hougharry | HS6 5DL, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Outer Hebrides > North Uist
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Ranked #8 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in North Uist

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