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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Isle of Jura, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

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Elizabeth...
Dumfries, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great!”
Reviewed November 9, 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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person found this review helpful

The cottage has everything , especially a view! Lovely décor and spotless.
Interesting island -wild and rugged.
Beware the stalking season ( starts July ) when hillwalking
We brought more food from home than we needed- the local shop (1/2 mile away) is very well stocked -

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 5, 2014 for a stay in October 2014
1
person found this review helpful

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Liked best: Everything. It's a lovely, clean holiday home which I would happily recommend.
Liked least: We were there in late October and were unlucky with the weather but that's life!!.
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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auchterarder
Reviewed September 3, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 25, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

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Liked best: Space, comfort and lovely views
Liked least: Hard to name anything, maybe lack of Internet access, but it is only two minutes walk to the Service Point which provides free wi-fi access.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Apr 11, 2016
Hi there! It is now 2016 and I've just decided out of curiosity to check back and have found that, not only were you our first guests at Island View (having looked at the house in 2011 whilst it was being refurbished) but your next visit this year will be the 5th time that you have stayed! Many thanks for your custom - we look forward to welcoming you for many more years to come! Annie
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Blossom10...
Kendal, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“What a find!!”
Reviewed June 16, 2014 for a stay in May 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We booked to stay at Island View almost 12 months before our trip. We wanted to be on the island for the fell race and would be travelling with our two young children, spending the half term holidays there. From the moment of booking, the owner Annie was fantastic. Nothing was too much trouble and she kept in regular contact with us throughout, even messaging us whilst there to check we had all we needed. The property itself looks right out over the Sound of Jura and we sat each night watching the sun set feeling really lucky to have found such a gem in such an amazing location. The lounge is lovely and cosy and all bedrooms are spacious and clean, The house is tastefully decorated throughout and had all we needed. Two bathrooms was a real bonus. The island itself was amazing and the people we met were all so welcoming. The house in a 5 minute walk to the park and a 5 minute drive to a beautiful beach where we swam in the sea. It's about 25 minutes walk to Craighouse (quicker when not in the company of children!!) along the shore line. I would highly recommend Island View and if you've any doubts still....we've already booked again for next year!

Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Kerris_33...
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“My little Paradise !!”
Reviewed May 29, 2014 for a stay in April 2014

Fantastic Bungalow, Perfect Beaches, Beautiful Island, We really did fall in love on this holiday. It was so peaceful and perfect one of the nicest places we have ever been.

I would definately recommend this bungalow to anyone, especially as we could take our dogs (who didn't want to leave) !!

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darenstev...
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Excellent Beach House, in prime location”
Reviewed September 9, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

A lovely bungalow in a prime location 30Yds from the beach.

We had a lovely holiday on a beautiful Island, the bungalow was aptly decorated in a beach theme.

I would highly recommend this holiday bungalow to anyone, we certainly will be re-booking for next year

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Liked best: Beach location
Liked least: No Wi-fi
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
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