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“clean, comfortable and peaceful”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Barn B&B

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The Barn B&B
Ranked #12 of 19 Brodick B&B and Inns
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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“clean, comfortable and peaceful”
Reviewed May 29, 2011

We were made very welcome and had found the B and B to be clean and comfortable. Breakfast was delicious. Location very peaceful, Roughly 10-15 minute walk into Brodick. We came back very late both nights but were not made to feel that this was a problem.

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 22, 2011

This is a small B&B located about 1 mile outside Brodick. We stayed for 4 days in both the double rooms (We were 2 adults and 2 children). Luckily we got some discount as some B&Bs are rather strict in just charging for 2 rooms - even when staying a bit longer.

The rooms are both spacious and bright. One has a small shower - very well laid out, the other bathroom is large with a shower and bath. Beds are very comfortable and there is plenty to read. There is also a small DVD library and both rooms have flat screen televisions.

Breakfast was very generous and tasty, only problem was that at 8.30am it was rather late if one wanted to have an early start - plenty of good walking country around.

Another minor point was the location of the bedroom of the owners, their door is right between the two guestrooms so there is some lack of privacy.

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled with family
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Lorna50, Owner at The Barn B&B, responded to this review, May 25, 2011
Many thanks for this lovely review, we are so glad you enjoyed our hospitality.
If we could just clarify the privacy issue , which confuses us slightly - there are four doors off the landing and one door leads to our accommodation . The two guest rooms are to the left and right of the stairs and both have lockable wooden doors. Of course having Dad and Mum in separate rooms with a child in each room makes for quite a lot of cross landing activity , not usually the case!!
An early breakfast can always be provided on request, no problem at all.
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The Frozen North
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2010

Stayed here on our cycle tour from Land's End to Orkney. Arrived off the ferry weary and damp after a 90 mile slog across the Galloway backroads and the awful commuter traffic around Irvine. The proprietors took the best possible care of us, provided great recommendations for local food and ale, shops etc. This is the sort of B&B you dream about whilst pedalling away all day. Amazing breakfast (for veggies and carnivores alike) and sumptuous bed and bathrooms. Would recommend without qualification.

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled with friends
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 10, 2010

Phil and Cath are very knowledgeable on the local scene and gave us plenty of recommendations on places to eat and things to do. The room affords spectacular views and an early morning sunrise from the bedroom window is a must see. Very friendly service and delicious breakfasts make this one of the better places we've stayed at on Arran.

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled as a couple
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3 Thank 1mjanus
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Kent, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 15, 2010

My wife and I stayed on Arran for 2 nights. We left the car at home, so came across as foot passengers. The owners picked us up and made us feel at home right from the off. The room was great, with views over the surrounding countryside. We climbed Goatfell on one of the days, and the owners lent us a rucksack (not easy to carry everything when flying with Ryanair!). All in all, very nice place to stay; if we go back we'd definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 17, 2010

The Barn is a lovely small B&B just outside Brodick. It would be roughly 20 mins walk from Brodick itself, and the B&B is a fair way along an unmade road, so best to leave the Lamborghini at home, although v. useful to have a car up there. There's a big spa hotel (the Auchrannie) within a short walk of the B&B and you can eat at any of the three restaurants there. We used the bar restaurant frequently and the food is excellent. Phil and Kath, the B&B owners, are lovely and friendly.

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled as a couple
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oxford
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed May 21, 2010

We had a one night stop over at Phil and kath's B&B and had a wonderful welcome. The Barn is nicely situated walking distance of Brodick and although we didn't walk I bet it is an ideal centre to explore.

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled as a couple
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Property: The Barn B&B
Address: Glencloy, Brodick KA27 8DA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Isle of Arran > Brodick
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Ranked #12 of 19 B&Bs / Inns in Brodick
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 2
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The Barn B&B Brodick, Isle Of Arran

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