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“Wonderful Experience” 5 of 5 stars
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Kiltearn House
Kiltearn, Evanton IV16 9UY, Scotland   |  
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Biggar, United Kingdom
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“Wonderful Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

I stayed at Kiltearn House with my fiance on the evening of the 8th December 2012 and had the most fantastic time.

The stay was truly special and memorable as I proposed to my future wife whilst there.

If you are looking for a peaceful, tranquil, relaxing and serene setting then you will not be dissapointed. The house it's self has a certain ambience and grandeur but not in an austentatious way.

The food was delicious and of a very high quality - Both evening meal and the fantastic breakfast as well.

Everything is maticulously clean, well organised and you are treated like royalty by the extremely hospitable Ed and Nel.

We've already booked up for the anniversary of our engagement and more than likely will be back before that.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Downpatrick, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Wonderful stay at Kiltearn House with very attentive hosts, Ed and Nel. Location is situated on the shores of the loch and the only sounds were the lapping of the waves on the shoreline. Very comfortable rooms and food was excellent. Would definitely stay again and would not hesitate in recommending this to anyone looking for a quiet, peaceful base off the beaten track. A wee gem

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

We stayed here in November 2012 for a meeting in Invergordon. It's a beatiful situation, right by the shore of the loch.The house is a former manse (Victorian) and the rooms are well - proportioned, spotless & extremely comfortable. It was lovely & warm, the towels fluffy, bedlinen crisp and breakfast superb. Best of all the hosts make people feel welcome. My husband asked me not to write a review as he didn't want the place spoiled by hordes of folk! But they deserve top billing and we hope to be back in the not too distant future. Many thanks to you both.

Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

We enjoyed our stay at Kiltearn House. Our room was lovely with a fabulous view. Breakfast was delicious (it was wonderful to be able to select from an extensive breakfast menu the previous evening). Kiltearn House is in a wonderful setting, just off the beaten track, but near enough to other local facilities.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

We stayed at the Kiltearn House for 2 nights whilst my partner ran the Loch Ness marathon. Ed and Nel were fantastic hosts and made us both feel very welcome. It is obvious that they both put a lot of hard work and effort into the Kiltearn House, the rooms are spotlessly clean, the food is excellent (we had dinner and breakfast) and their attention to detail made our stay most enjoyable. We will definitely be recommending the Kiltearn House to family and friends as a great base to explore the surrounding area.

Thank you Ed and Nel, we hope to stay with you again in the not so distant future!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

Stayed 5 nights on a salmon fishing trip. The house is extremely comfortable and Ed and Nel were great hosts and could not do enough. Ed was kind enough to dry our waders and boots each evening. The food was superb and the cooked breakfast has to be recommended. The black pudding was the best I have ever had. I also recommend a dram of the Dalmore which Ed serves as it is a local distillery.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Toronto, Canada
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

We spent three nights here this past month. By far, it was our favourite place during our 11-day trip to Scotland. Kiltearn House is a gorgeous, spacious guest house situated directly on the Cromarty Firth. The grounds are nice, the view is beautiful. It is handy to the highway if you are using it as a base.
The breakfasts are very good. Both hot and cold choices are varied and plentiful. The service is outstanding!!! We had dinner there one night as well and it was very, very good.
The common room is warm and welcoming and is a nice place to meet other guests.
The room was large, bright and very clean and so nicely updated. It was the nicest room we had during our entire trip.
We highly recommend this place.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Address: Kiltearn, Evanton IV16 9UY, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Ross and Cromarty > Evanton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Evanton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Award winning luxury accommodation in Kiltearn, Evanton. Close to Dingwall, Alness and Invergordon Kiltearn Country House is a 4 star Country House offering hotel luxury with the personal touch. Built in 1894 this imposing Victorian Country House is set in a beautiful location directly on the Cromarty Firth foreshore with magnificent views over the sea. Situated as it is , Kiltearn Country House provides an ideal travelling base and easy travelling distance for exploring the northern area of Scotland as well as across to the West Coast and the Islands. All the bedrooms have been recently refurbished and beautifully appointed in both modern and traditional styles. All bedrooms and public areas have free WiFi. Whilst you relax in one of the comfortable chairs in the guest lounge sample a local malt or enjoy a glass of wine by the log burner.The whole house has a lovely tranquil ambiance and is an ideal escape from everyday hustle and bustle. Many of Scotland's finest golf courses, salmon rivers and distilleries are close by with Tain, Dornoch and Inverness also within easy reach. Kiltearn Country House is one of the finest Country Houses in the Highlands. ... more   less 
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