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“Comfortable apartment on edge of town”
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Cairn Dhu House, Stornoway Apartment
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Cairn Dhu House, Stornoway Apartment
Bright spacious living room with double bed settee
Bath and Rain Shower
Super King Size Bed
Fire Place
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Lewis and Harris, Outer Hebrides, The Hebrides, Scotland

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paul6111
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
445 reviews
169 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 434 helpful votes
“Comfortable apartment on edge of town”
Reviewed August 10, 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Large ground floor apartment, off road parking. Clean, comfortable, well equipped. Large Co-op supermarket nearby.

Some traffic noise in lounge, but bedroom quiet. TV and Wifi worked well.

Recommended

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Aug 11, 2017
Thank you very much for your positive review. I very much appreciate feed back from my guests.
Proprietor of Stornoway Apartment
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Sean H
Glasgow
Level 6 Contributor
100 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Beautiful well appointed apartment! ”
Reviewed October 19, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

This place really felt like a home away from home during my week in Stornoway on business. Very comfortable huge bed. Lovely soft towels. Huge bath. Cosy gas fireplace. Lovely host. Great location.

My only issue during my stay was with the wifi. I would use it and after 5 mins I would have to restart it as it would just die. Probably have had to restart at least 40 times.

Love the Harris tweet in the bedroom, I had to go buy similar cushions and throw!

A colleague stayed in the apartment across the hall, and he was very jealous of how much nicer mine was!

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Management Response
Oct 21, 2016
Thank you very positive kind words. Very sorry the wifi was play up. I will check with BT and hopefully resolve the problem. Please spread the word and come visit again but book direct with me and I'll give you a discount. Cheers Ken
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WineJourn...
Wellington, New Zealand
Level 6 Contributor
189 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Fantastic but let down on a few small things”
Reviewed August 18, 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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I would have rated this property a five star experience but for a couple of niggles.

First the good though. Easy to book, with excellent communications. Met on arrival and shown all the features of the apartment. Everything in tip-top condition and very comfortable. For a self-contained apartment nothing major was missing. Dishwasher, washing machine, fridge and deep freeze, Twlevision/Sky with plenty of channels including sports, and attractive decor.

Couple of other huge pluses were free wifi and excellent off street parking.

The niggles? Cairn Dhu House is not alone in this in the UK, but why can't accommodation providers supply face cloths/flannels? More annoying though was the request to vacate the room by 9.00am on check out day. Pretty early by anyone's standards. To be fair, we were advised at check in that it was needed early on our check out day for other guests. A bit of a surprise- surely better to let us know before we turned up? I guess I should have objected to the request at check in but did not feel that was really possible.

That said, good location and easy walk to town and attractions. Overall, we would certainly recommend to others. I'm sure the 9am checkout would not be the norm?

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Sheila B
Stirling, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
159 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Complete home from home”
Reviewed June 29, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

This apartment is the best one we've been in. It is very comfortable and peaceful (yet extremely central for all facilities). It is like being in a private house rather than a self-catering unit.

Good parking but within easy walking distance of all facilities. There is a large Co-op store nearby for provisions.

Well equipped and very tastefully decorated.

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Liked best: On entering, we felt at once at home
Liked least: Rather a lot of pot pourri but this could be moved to another location within the flat
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Christine...
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Brilliant”
Reviewed July 29, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Stayed here for a week ,was greeted by a very welcoming lady . It was very clean and comfortable , not like a holiday let more like a home . Would recommend .

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Helen H
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Fantastic!”
Reviewed June 11, 2014 for a stay in June 2014

I cant recommend the apartment highly enough.
Fantastic location, spotlessly clean and very comfortable with everything you could have wanted or needed for your stay.
Was a little home from home and we will definitely be back :o)
Thanks Ken x

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing to dislike
Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
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Wilton2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
313 reviews
92 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
“Recommended”
Reviewed May 22, 2014 for a stay in May 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights whilst touring the Islands. We were met by Joanne on our arrival as Ken was away on holiday. Joanne gave us a very warm welcome and showed us around the apartment. She also provided us with information on places to eat, etc.
The apartment is on the ground floor (flat 2) and has recently been refurbished. The sitting room is very well fitted, has a flat screen TV and free Wi-Fi. A DVD player together with a selection of DVDs is also available. The sofa folds down to make another bed if required. One thing though I have to say that the old looking rocking chair looks very much out of place in such a modern apartment!
The bathroom is fitted to a high standard with good quality fittings with both a bath and separate shower cabinet. Towels and soaps, etc. are also of a high standard.
The bedroom has a large comfortable bed and again the linens are of a high standard. It is ideally situated with free parking available to the rear of the property and only 5 minutes from the town centre.
The kitchen had all the usual things you would have at home from fridge,/freezer, cooker, microwave, etc. Although when we were there I think the washing machine was still to be plumbed in. Not something we required so not an issue.
The flat has a gas fire in the sitting room and gas central heating throughout. Easy to operate and heats the rooms very quickly.
In summary, a modern refurbished apartment in a great location and would recommend if you are in Stornoway.

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