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“lovely house in a lovely harbour town”
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42 reviews
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Church Street, Eyemouth
Yachts in Eyemouth Harbour
Coldingham Sands
Rural Berwickshire
Eildon Hills in the Central Borders
Eyemouth Harbour
Gunsgreen House overlooking Eyemouth Harbour, credit Jason Baxter
Coastal Path, credit Jason Baxter
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Eyemouth Harbour, credit Jason Baxter
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Townhouse -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Eyemouth, Scottish Borders, Scotland

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reapster
Blackburn, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
“lovely house in a lovely harbour town”
Reviewed January 5, 2017 for a stay in December 2016

Located near shops and plenty of eating places with the harbour just across the road. Good location for walks.
The house just needed a few minor tweaks as the windows were so dirty we cleaned them and the bulb and fuse were not working in the standard lamp so we changed them and no hand towels were provided. But apart from these small problems it was ideal

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jan 6, 2017
Thank you for your comments, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We have a regular window cleaner who was due just after your visit so it was unfortunate that they needed to be cleaned during your stay - I will certainly review the regularity of his visits. We have extra bulbs and fuses in the kitchen which I hope you found. We let guests know that we supply a bath sheet so I apologise that you didn't receive that information and had expected hand towels as well. Thank you for your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you again, Kate
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candyhend...
Walney, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent holiday cottage”
Reviewed December 30, 2016 for a stay in December 2016

This cottage has excellent and quirky features.
There is a games room in the cellar which has seating and a pool table.
The bedroom, bathroom and kitchen dinner are all on street level but there is a staircase going up to the rear of the cottage and this is where the garden is.
In summer this must be a sun trap and a very nice place to sit outside.
The cottage is conveniently situated and easy walking distance to sops, pubs, restaurants, the harbour and the beach.
A lovely place to stay. Highly recommended and reasonably priced.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Dec 30, 2016
Thank you for your review and we are so glad that you enjoyed your visit- Kittiwake is especially cosy at Christmas. Many thanks again for your kind words, Kate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
libna27
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A First Class Weekend Break.”
Reviewed October 23, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

We made a random search of "the web" for accommodation suitable for an extended weekend break in or around Eyemouth and came across "Kittiwake". What a find this holiday let is/was. Comfortable, cosy throughout, clean(spotless) and well appointed we were well pleased with our choice of venue from the minute we crossed the threshold. With the addition of a "games room" to while away what was a rainy afternoon what was there not to like or appreciate about this lovely wee "But 'n' Ben" (holiday cottage). Would we return in the future.?? You bet we would!!

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Oct 23, 2016
Thank you so much for your very kind comments and we are so glad that you found Kittiwake comfortable, we'd certainly love to welcome you back again soon, regards Kate
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Renfrew
Reviewed October 21, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

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Liked best: Homely ambience
Liked least: Lacking hand towels for bathroom - easy to resolve.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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Management Response
Oct 21, 2016
Thank you so much for your kind words. I'm so pleased that you had discovered some of the spectacular walks along the coast and that you ventured further afield to Melrose, Kelso and Northumberland. Please do get in touch again if you decide to come back to Eyemouth, regards Kate
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johndg201...
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Clean, well-equipped, good location, attractive.”
Reviewed October 12, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

A lovely little cottage. We would stay here again. Plenty to do in Eyemouth and surrounding area. We hope to come again.

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Liked best: Comfortably and attractivlely furnished
Liked least: Mustiness in games room
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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People with disabilities Older travelers
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Management Response
Oct 21, 2016
Thank you for your comments- we are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Please don't hesitate to contact us again if you decide to take a trip to Eyemouth in the future, regards Kate
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MarthaSyd...
Sydney
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Not Quite As Expected”
Reviewed October 5, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

When we opened the front door, there was a very musty smell. A fan was on in the basement to freshen the air, but not quite working. An empty liquid soap container on the bathroom sink, on arrival, was disappointing. The outside terrace was very much in need of some TLC. The cottage was comfortable, clean and well equipped. It is very close to restaurants, the seafront and some shops. The passing traffic wasn't an issue, though the parking on the narrow street outside was a worry.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: The musty smell and parking
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Management Response
Oct 6, 2016
Thank you for taking the time to review Kittiwake and I'm sorry that the cottage wasn't as you'd expected. Our Terrace is due for some TLC this week and we have planned landscaping taking place over the winter, so I hope that you would notice some changes if you visited again. You also had the misfortune to visit before we had realised that the fan in the games had broken- this has now been replaced. You kindly noted that the cottage was clean and well equipped which we are very proud of. I hope you will be able to visit again, regards Kate
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Liz M
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Excellent town centre location”
Reviewed July 27, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Property fully fitted, excellent standard of cleanliness and owner very helpful
Would stay here again

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Liked best: Fully fitted
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
Jul 28, 2016
Thank you so much for your review, we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay, Please don't hesitate to be in touch again, Kate
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