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The Victorian cottages
Pollution free skies
Master bedroom super king size
Gym and darts
2nd bedroom with super king zip and link beds and sea views
Master bedroom with sea views
Kitchen diner with sea views
Kitchen diner with sea views
Kitchen diner with sea views
Kitchen diner with sea views
Living room with sea views
Living room with sea views
Living room with sea views
Living room with sea views
Your island holiday location
The iconic “Old Man of Hoy”
Stunning sunrises and sunsets
Your island holiday location
Stunning sunrises and sunsets
Beautiful coastal walks
Large enclosed gardens
A vast array of wildlife
A vast variety of wildlife
A vast variety of wildlife
Watch out for visiting Orcas, seals and dolphins
A vast variety of wildlife
Beautiful coastal walks
A vast variety of wildlife
Watch out for passing orcas, seals and dolphins
A vast variety of wildlife
A vast variety of wildlife
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Hoy, Orkney Islands, Scotland

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Celinebeb...
Pattingham, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
47 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Heaven on Earth”
Reviewed March 4, 2010 for a stay in February 2010

We stayed in the Assistant Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage and had an outstanding time. The lighthouse was literally outside the front door and beyond that nothing but blue sky and the sea. If you are looking for an inspiring journey that takes you to a place that can only be described as heaven, then this is it. Nadia and Tom keep the cottages in excellent condition and the local Stromabank Pub is only a short drive away. I absolutely recommend this accommodation for anyone looking to escape. I know I will go back there as soon as I can.

Date of stay: February 2010
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Visit was for: Leisure
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Aug 26, 2018
Thanks, we hope to see you again soon!
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Culture64...
Sandbach, Cheshire UK
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“The best self catering experience in Scotland!”
Reviewed November 2, 2005
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We stayed in the assistant lighthouse keepers cottage at the Cantick Head Lighhouse at the end of Oct 2005. What a fantastic experience. Absolutely lovely quality accommodation and two hosts Christine and Bill who were a mine of information and exceptionally friendly. I can't recommend it highly enough. My son George 4 loved it! Particularly the two sheep who think they are dogds and the dog which thinks it is a dog called Charlie!

On the first morning we were greeted on the beach by two common seals and their pup! It is a get away from it al place - in luxurious comfort. The kitchen was a little small but hey - it is a lighthouse keepers cottage, not a mansion! Some people wrote in the visitors book that the cottage would benefit from a pay as you go computer with internet access!!!!!!! Why????? don't stay there mate is my advice to that bloke! There is a larger cottage next door and both are great. Both cottages have showers and it would have been nice to be able to have a soak in a bath but again the fittings are immaculate - so we adapted, not problems!

If you need entertaining then don't go there - it is for people who love peace and quiet and can happily amuse themselves with walks on the beaches and a sport of fishing!

We loved it so much we are returning on 26th December for another go!

Get in there if you are interested - once this little gem becomes more widely known you will not be able to get a reservation!

Date of stay: February 2010
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Management Response
Aug 26, 2018
Thanks, we hope to see you again soon!
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Andrea L
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed July 28, 2018 for a stay in July 2018
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Date of stay: July 2018
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Aug 10, 2018
Wir freuen uns, dass Sie Ihren Aufenthalt in Cantick Head Lighthouse Cottages genossen haben! Wir freuen uns, Sie bald wieder zu begrüßen.
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Yannou70
Ghent, Belgium
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 12, 2016 for a stay in August 2015
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Date of stay: August 2015
Value Cleanliness
Service
Visit was for: Leisure
Traveling group: Gezinnen
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Aug 26, 2018
Thanks, we hope to see you again soon!
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MickeyMui...
Antwerp, Belgium
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2016 for a stay in July 2015
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Date of stay: July 2015
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Visit was for: Leisure
Traveling group: Gezinnen
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Management Response
Aug 26, 2018
Thanks, we hope to see you again soon!
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emmekappa...
Ferrara, Italy
Level 3 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 27, 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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Date of stay: August 2014
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Visit was for: Leisure
Traveling group: di coppia
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Management Response
Aug 26, 2018
Thanks, we hope to see you again soon!
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Ferret777...
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 16, 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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Date of stay: August 2014
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Visit was for: Leisure
Traveling group: Familie
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Aug 26, 2018
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