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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for our honeymoon 15 years ago and decided this year to see if we could revisit and bring our children with us - all 4 of them. Mary and Drew were really accommodating and provided extra bedding for the children and an air bed and we had the most wonderful holiday. The weather was beautiful and we... More 

Thank Mother T
Leeds, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

This is one of the most lovely places on earth ! Drew and Mary have done exactly what I think they wanted to do. That is to make the simple pleasures ie, a small, warm, comfy environment for all to enjoy. Fantastic as very little (if any) mobile phone signal is available and this forces you to look elsewhere for... More 

Thank Mark W
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Mary's thatched cottages are the most beautiful little group of 4 cottages on the edge of the village of Elgol. They stand out from all the other buildings around as they are so tasteful and traditional. Other reviewers have commented they are pricey but you get what you pay for and they have everything you could need. The warm stone... More 

Thank Sally P
Woking, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Beautiful cottages in the village of Elgol. Fantastically well equipped with everything one needs for a holiday and more. The owners, Drew and Mary, live nearby and are very welcoming. Can't recommend them highly enough

Thank Chasdi48
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

What a truly special place! The cottages are every bit as beautiful as they look on the website and surprisingly spacious inside. Despite apparently being years old, they felt brand new and were clearly well maintained. Each cottage has the kind of view you come to Skye for. Sadly the restaurant next door was closed when we visited so we... More 

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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

To be honest, the only thing keeping me from giving the cottages an 'excellent' rating is the overall value, as I feel the rates are quite steep, even for the off-season. So that said, the location is perfect, the most beautiful and quietest part of Skye, and the cottage was very cosy and well equipped for nearly any occurrence or... More 

3 Thank thetravellerfromtx
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

We are just home from a family stay at Mary's cottages Elgol. Truly beautiful in so many ways, from the moment you see the cottages of which their are 4. To the first time you step though the door- Mary's cottages has everything for a family stay of four, cottage is cosy/ clean/ and breathe taking views. Mary and drew... More 

Thank Jenny B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful cottage in an idyllic location. The cottage was extremely clean and welcoming. The cottage had all the facilities we could ask for however my only suggestion would be that a folder containing all the instructions to work the various appliances would have been useful. We struggled to work out how to turn down the heating including the underfloor heating.... More 

Thank 123steph456798
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

my wife & I stayed 4 nights with our dog Burnie (who had time of his life as well !) - mary & drew are wonderful hosts - the location is remote & scenery/countryside spectacular - accomodation is beautiful thatched cottage, stone floor has underfloor heating, well equipped kitchen - set in Highland croft with stream running thru' & swallows... More 

2 Thank Dominic K
Larbert, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We stayed here last year (apologies for the delay in reviewing) and it was superb. We stayed in the upstairs area of the main building (downstairs is where the owners live) and there are two bedrooms, both quite small. The main upstairs area is the lounge / kitchen, and it is all about comfy sofas and beautiful views. There is... More 

1 Thank Stuart S
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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Mary's Cottages

Address: Elgol IV49 9BL, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Skye > Elgol
Price Range: $158 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Mary's Cottages Elgol, Isle Of Skye, Scotland
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