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Conival commands a great view of the sea and the Summer Isles
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Conival commands a great view of the sea and the Summer Isles
Drone view of house Conival and hill Conival behind.
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5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Achiltibuie, Ross and Cromarty, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

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susanrK29...
Chichester, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“A spacious, comfortable house in stunning location with beautiful sea views.”
Reviewed 5 weeks ago for a stay in May 2018

The house is in a wonderful setting for hill and coastal walking, birdwatching - or just gazing at the stunning view out to the Summer Isles. We sampled delicious sea food in local restaurants - 3 within cycle/short drive reach- and there is a well-stocked shop in the village. We had a marvellous day sea-kayaking locally - and a great visit to Handa Isle to see puffins, guillemots and other wild-life.
The house is so spacious and well-equipped - all-in-all a marvellous base for exploring this beautiful area. we hope to be back before long!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jun 15, 2018
Possibly we cannot always guarantee a fortnight of perfect fine weather but there is always a lot to do and enjoy.
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zebrainpe...
Bromborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Misd”
Reviewed March 28, 2018 for a stay in December 2017

Beautiful scenery. The house was perfect. Spacious warm and very family friendly.
Excellent facilities very clean.

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Management Response
Mar 29, 2018
This looks like a partial draft of a review already posted dated 26 December 2017.
The dates do not make sense.
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zebrainpe...
Bromborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Clean and welcoming”
Reviewed December 26, 2017 for a stay in December 2017

On arrival the house was spotless and warm. The property is spacious and the surroundings beautiful.
The owner couldn't have been more helpful or friendly.
The bathrooms are modern with a decent pressure shower and warm water. The garden has two hand made swings.
The kitchen is cosy with a washing machine, dryer and dishwasher.

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Management Response
Jan 4, 2018
Good to hear our guests enjoy Conival and appreciate the surroundings.
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1 review
“One week wasn't long enough”
Reviewed August 15, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Conival is in an amazing location - we never tired of the views which seemed to change hour by hour. We wish we had booked for longer. Next time we will! The property is spacious and well equipped. We would have come more prepared if we had realised there was a breadmaker.! The beds are very confortable. There is plenty to do in the local area - Sea Kayaking, Climbing, Cycling, Walking, Exploring beaches and coves. The views are magnificent everywhere you go and everywhere you look. We can't wait to have a chance to return to this amazing corner of Scotland.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Aug 16, 2017
I am glad Conival is appreciated as an ideal base for outdoor activities. This has been a good summer for West coast Scotland, at least according to the return from the solar panels. The local shop usually caters well for the bread maker if necessary. We are happy to welcome our guests back and note some have already booked for next summer.
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Meryl L
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Good position for wonderful views of the Summer Isles.”
Reviewed June 26, 2017 for a stay in June 2017

It was very kind of Peter to allow us to bring our bundle of little dogs, they really enjoyed the beaches in the area. We were very unfortunate with the weather but when it was clear the sea views of the Summer Isles was wonderful including the 22 seals which had made their home in the bay, We must also say a big thank you to Roy for fixing the water and shower problem so quickly. The cottage was warm and cosy when the weather was unseasonal and the beds were very comfortable with lovely bed-linen (not what you always get in rental cottages).Thank you for our stay.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jun 29, 2017
I am glad you enjoyed your stay despite poor weather. We also have installed two new King size beds this year, so it is good they were appreciated. We are lucky to have a caretaker who can solve occasional problems such as airlocks for our guests. I hope you will come again to see the transformation good weather can make.
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edels
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
155 reviews
42 hotel reviews
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“Excellent rental”
Reviewed June 30, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Four of us stayed at Conival for a week and couldn't have been more happy with the accommodation. Its a spacious house with large rooms and complete with lots of useful items, including games and dvds as well as a wide range of kitchenware so it felt like a home from home. The views from all windows is exceptional - either looking out to see across the summer isles or back towards the hills, including Conival itself. The wildlife on offer is amazing. It was a perfect time to hear cuckoos but we were also treated to a sight of a golden eagle on the first morning and a stag who ventured down to the road at the back of the house that same evening! Its a short walk down to the rocky shoreline from the house which is great for sunning yourself, gazing into rock pools or venturing in for a paddle or swim. The owner of the rental couldn't have been more helpful when we had to slightly change our plans and we're very grateful for their generosity. Our week at Conival was amazing and I'd very much recommend it. Its suitable for families, extended family, two families or just a group of friends like we were.

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Liked best: The amazing views from every window
Liked least: I was happy with everything!
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jul 1, 2016
It is nice to hear others appreciate Conival and the surrounding area. Where possible we always try to be flexible with bookings when circumstances change unexpectedly.
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Sarah M
1 review
“Spacious and well-equipped, with glorious views, we had to tear ourselves away to visit local beauty spots.”
Reviewed June 7, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

This roomy cottage is located on a secluded stretch of road just outside Achiltibuie with stunning views over to the Summer Isles. With several picturesque local walks nearby and an abundance of obliging wildlife our holiday was both relaxing and peaceful. The owner Peter was easy to contact in advance of the trip and extremely helpful and obliging.

Achiltibuie is small but well-served by an excellent shop and we were able to pre-order most of our food there which they delivered to the cottage. The shop also hosts a petrol pump and is open Monday - Saturday. We also used the Post Office and the excellent café at the Piping School (superb cakes!). We highly recommend the new local seafood restaurant Salt (40 minutes' brisk walk from the cottage.) Achiltibuie Garden is worth a look for their hydroponics growing method, shame we were too early for their strawberries!

Day trips included a boat trip to the Summer Isles from Old Dornie harbour (don't miss the Fox Point walk nearby) and numerous coastal explorations. The hills of Conival and Ben Mor Coigach are close at hand too.

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Liked best: The peace and quiet with lovely views.
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jun 8, 2016
It is always good to know our valued guests appreciate Conival as much as us.
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