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Orgeval
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's true that you have to go a long way to the north west of Scotland to get to Achiltibuie and the Summer Isles hotel but you won't regret it, for many reasons: Firstly , the location, on the shores of Loch Broom overlooking the Summer Isles, with magnificent views of the Dundonnell and Fisherfield Hill, the hotel nestles on... More 

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Roermond
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8 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Charly Chaplin room. It was a large room, ensuite. One disadvantage. We heard a rather hard sound coming from the kitchen below the room. It started when the kitchen started and ended when they finished. We went for a dinner, so it didn't bother us much. The room has no view. The breakfast was delicious and... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

.....some 20 miles along a single track road, with little else at the end, it can't be anything else but a true destination place. The sheep freely wandering the road make it difficult for the driver to appreciate the stunning scenery. No such issue for passengers! We had a room with a truly magnificent sea view which I would thoroughly... More 

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Deborah M, Manager at Summer Isles Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John71 Thank you for your summary of your visit to Achiltibuie and the Summer Isles hotel - indeed the sheep are a very prominent part of the community! Delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your kind comments about the staff who are, I believe, a key factor to our success including... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is a long way from your normal run of the mill hotel or visiting place. Single track lanes for many miles before you reach your destination. Coming through some of the best countryside in the country to reach this oasis on the shores of the sea. They have 13 rooms some classed as cottages with a sea view... More 

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Deborah M, Manager at Summer Isles Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Larkins2014 Delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Summer Isles and the stunning scenery we are fortunately surrounded by. Aside from the walks there is quite a lot on offer for such a small village, as you have pointed out, with the Art Gallery and the various food options. Different people want different things and the... More 

Milan, Italy
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

SUPERB AND EVOCATIVE LOCATION, in front of some long flat islands, instilling a deep feeling of vastness and breath!!! The hotel is TASTEFULLY REFINED, with a CLASSY RESTAURANT “dressed” in white, and a comfortable COZY LOUNGE with sofas and fireplace. You can enjoy the stunning view from every space of the facility! Most of the rooms are in buildings adjacent... More 

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Deborah M, Manager at Summer Isles Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elisabetta G Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review and also to let us know about the shower and the lock.......we will investigate. Delighted that you enjoyed your stay - the hotel, the room, the food and also appreciated the wonderful staff (just for the record I am not the owner). We all work... More 

Perth, Australia
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is in a magnificent setting with beautiful views across the water. We had a seaview suite, which was lovely although could do with a freshen up. I loved the dining room with its white linen table covers Fine dining is not for us but we did not like the menu and there was no choice, so we ate... More 

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Deborah M, Manager at Summer Isles Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jean6362 Thank you for reviewing your recent visit to the Summer Isles. I am sorry to hear that you found our portion sizes too small and also a poor service in the bar. These are both unusual comments. I just wanted to point out for other readers that the menu in the restaurant offers a choice of four starters,... More 

minnesota
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I just spent a wonderful three days at the Summer Isles Hotel. It had always been high on our list of places we wanted to stay, from our first trip together to the highlands. But the extra miles, including single track roads, were a consideration and with limited vacation time, we ended up in Skye or Arisaig... More 

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Deborah M, Manager at Summer Isles Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Robw2109 So happy that you finally made the trip to Achiltibuie - along the 15 mile one track road - I know it can feel as if you're never going to reach the end! The landscape and scenery here are second to none and on a clear day, especially from the top of Stac Pollaidh, the views are simply... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A thoroughly enjoyable stay in a stunning location, but we felt the quality had dropped a notch or two since our previous stay twenty years ago. The rooms were comfortable - though not overly luxurious - and dinner, though decent, was not £50-a-head quality. Small details like not replenishing the teabags provided in the room, same items repeated on the... More 

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Deborah M, Manager at Summer Isles Hotel, responded to this review

Dear rocbhga Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear that there was so much you disapproved of and thank you for bringing certain things to my attention. Inevitably things change over a period of 20 years. Both the food prices and the room prices have reduced in the past couple of years and are in line with... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

I visited Achiltibuie for one night 20 years ago and always wanted to go back. This year we made up our minds and made the trip from Boston It's an incredibly beautiful otherworldly place of sheep on the roads, isolated crofts, jagged mountains, gorgeous Islands and long sunsets (at least in the Summer, and if the sun is shining). Being... More 

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Deborah M, Manager at Summer Isles Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Susan60745 It was wonderful that you made the trip back to the Summer Isles after so many years and lovely to hear that the magic of Achiltibuie still touched you after all that time! I agree entirely with your comments about the amazing scenery and sunsets and of course was very happy to hear your husband's comments about the... More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

We stayed one night in the Charlie Chaplin room - yes, apparently he did actually stay there back in the 1960's! The location is breath taking and you definitely feel remote. Our welcome was warm, the room very comfortable and the food - we opted to eat in the public bar - was high quality and good value. Breakfast in... More 

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Deborah M, Manager at Summer Isles Hotel, responded to this review

Dear michele395 So glad to hear that you drove 'the wee mad road' - it really is beautiful - especially if you have a clear day. Thank you for the lovely comments regarding your stay with us - the Charlie Chaplin room is quite unique and I'm delighted that you enjoyed the nostalgia! I will pass on your comments to... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Originating in the 19th century as a fishing inn and crofters' bar, the hotel has been developed over the last 4 decades into an oasis of civilisation in one of the most remote and beautiful parts of Britain. Renowned for its fine food and wine, it is a destination for foodies as well as those who enjoy walking, climbing and exploring in exotic landscapes. There are 13 letting units ranging from simple log cabin rooms to a sophisticated cottage with 3 en-suite bedrooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Summer Isles Hotel

Address: Main Street | Achiltibuie, Achiltibuie IV26 2YG, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Ross and Cromarty > Achiltibuie
Price Range: $116 - $339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Summer Isles Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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Summer Isles Achiltibuie
Hotel Summer Isles
Summer Isles Hotel Achiltibuie, Scotland
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