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Alton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2012

Splendid view of Loch Ness from the bedroom, excellent location and the Dores Inn was great. Betty is a lovely host and provided an excellent breakfast. No problems with storing bicycles in the garage, good place to stay.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 July 2012

I had the pleasure of staying at The Briches Guest House in Dores on 5th and 6th June 2012 as part of a sponsored kayak challenge that I undertook from Fort William to Inverness and back. Elizabeth MacDiarmid made my stay most enjoyable. She was friendly, hospitable and very accommodating of my somewhat eccentric arrival tmes on both evenings. The... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2010

This place was quite nice -- the host was really nice, breakfast was great, and the location right by the Loch Ness was lovely. I felt a bit uncomfortable in that it felt a biiiit too much like I was simply staying in some stranger's house and got a room there -- it felt a bit more invasive than most... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2009

Lovely Owner at a lovely place. The Rooms are upstairs with great view over the Loch. The decoration in the roooms is very old school british, but this is what you like to see if you take a B&B on vacation. The location is very quite and the breakfast is good. The pub is very close with an excelent food.... More 

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Reviewed 26 July 2008

The best thing about this bed and breakfast was the lovely owner. She was friendly and helpful without being intrusive. The 2 rooms available are upstairs in the house with great views over Loch Ness. The furnishings are a little dated but comfortable. The room was not spotlessly clean although the bathroom was clean and plenty of fresh towels and... More 

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Address: Dores, Dores IV2 6TR, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Loch Ness > Dores
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
The Birches Loch Ness/Dores, Scotland
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