We stayed here just for a night while on a 4day tour, but thoroughly enjoyed it. Ally & Ruth gave us a warm welcome into their home - it was very cosy and homely, did not feel like we were away from home. Our room was no.4, a bit small but the en-suite very much accommodated for it. We were pretty tired by the time we checked in and wanted to order a takeaway and eat in our room, but were told that we could only eat in the downstairs lounge and not in our room, which we thought was a bit strange. So we ended up walking up to the town (5-7mins walk) for dinner. After we returned, I appreciated Ruth for helping me with the hot water bottle late that night as I had sprained my ankle and the hot water bottle helped my ankle heal a bit before the next day's touring! The only thing I wish was better was their breakfast offering, milk + cereal + fruit juices and yoghurt was on offer along with a choice of cooked breakfast - which we found alright, but could be better quality for the price. But this is just a small thing, all in all we had a good stay!
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April 10, 2013
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Thank you so much for your kind recommendation! We are glad you enjoyed your stay, we certainly enjoyed having you.
I hope your ankle got better so you could enjoy the rest of your Scottish trip. It was certainly no problem to help you out with a wee hot water bottle.
We are surprised and sorry you found it a bit strange that we preferred you not to eat a takeaway in your room. The reason why, is that we have had to replace numerous duvet covers and a carpet, due to food stains. Which are accidents and obviously all part of opening our home to guests, but as a small business, we have to do what we can to look after what we have, which I am sure you can understand. However, our priority IS our guests! This is why we have a lounge for your use.
Regarding your breakfast, we are always open to constructive criticism, so would have welcomed any suggestions for what else you would have liked to see on the breakfast menu, and any requests, we are happy to try to accommodate.
Maybe if you are in the Highlands and stay again, we can make it up to you!
Thank you again for your kind words, and for taking the time to review us.
Ally & Ruth
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