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Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

We loved our stay here. It is a restored old school house overlooking the water. We had the home to ourselves. The bedroom was comfortable as well as the private bath and the breakfast was amazing ( dinner was offered if we needed it). We have scheduled another visit for this summer and really look forward to it.

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Thank TammyTrue
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 November 2014

Finding your way to Planasker Old School in the village of Marbhig, about an hour's drive south-east of Stornoway is not easy, but at the end of the windy little road you are rewarded by one of the most interesting and beautiful b&bs that you are ever likely to find. The old school house has been restored sensitively and lovingly,... More 

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Thank GerlindR
London
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Reviewed 9 August 2014

This place was beautifully appointed and it was nice to have use of a very large sitting room with music and a fire. The highlight was possibly the food as the owner is a talented cook. The visit started well with excellent cake and the evening meal was great. There was attention to detail: the porridge was the best we... More 

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Thank Ruth S
Hamburg, Germany
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

We had three wonderful days at Heather and Martin´s in Marvig! The house is beautifully furnished and the view is breathtaking. The room is very cosy and we enjoyed listening to excellent BBC programme on the vintage radio! We got excellent food both for breakfast and dinner, thank you, Heather. This stay here was the highlight of our trip to... More 

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Thank Erika H
Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 30 May 2014

We stayed here for three very relaxing, stress free days. The Old School is in a most peaceful and scenic location overlooking the sea loch, definitely somewhere to get away from it all. Martin and Heather are very welcoming and nothing is too much trouble. It was lovely to return from a day of exploration to a log fire and... More 

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Thank TweetleBeetles
Vienna, Austria
1 review
Reviewed 18 March 2014

Wonderful location and wonderful hospitality in an Old School House that is full of character. Very special. If you are looking for something out of the ordinary, this could be it. We loved our stay here. A beautiful but remote location that is ideal if you are seeking peace and quiet in beautiful surroundings. A warm welcome waits you.

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Thank yevilnai
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Reviewed 4 November 2013 via mobile

Planasker is a really special place in a fantastic location. Heather and Malcolm provided a warm welcome and their beautifully restored home was a really comfortable place to relax. The open fire was a real treat, as was the excellent food. Thank you for a wonderful few days.

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1 Thank Sam A
Renfrew, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed 9 July 2013

Before booking Planasker Old School we read the previous reviews and looked at all the photographs, so our expectations were pretty high. However when we arrived it was far beyond what we expected. The almost other worldly landscapes on the drive there, the amazing location on the edge of the sea loch, the very warm welcome from Heather with coffee... More 

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1 Thank Jane H
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2013

This is a charming place to stay. Heather was a wonderful hostess and made us most welcome and comfortable. Nothing was too much trouble. A beautiful secluded setting added to the charm of a thoroughly enjoyable stay.

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Thank DrBassman
Pontefract, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 June 2013

We stayed 3 nights at Planasker Old School during our stay on Lewis&Harris, which was the highlight of our Hebrides tour. Easily the best B&B we've ever been! The location is stunning: remote unspoiled beauty with the house overlooking a loch and the distant hills beyond. These views are spellbinding from the road approaching the house, from the front of... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Planasker Old School

Address: Marvig HS2 9PQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Outer Hebrides > Lewis and Harris > Isle of Lewis > Marvig
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Planasker Old School Marvig, Isle Of Lewis
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“Exclusive use of the 'old school' part of the house, so you don't have to make a choice”
 of 5 bubbles TweetleBeetles, 30 May 2014 | Read review
“You will be the only guests and will have use of a double bedroom, living/dining/gallery area, study and private shower room.”
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 of 5 bubbles janeh128, 9 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Advice one to eat there as you are at least 30 to 40 minutes from anywhere to eat.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnB505, 16 Jun 2013 | Read review
“There is only one suite of rooms. You will have the whole school to yourselves.”
  • Views were magnificent!
  • Warmth of fire and Tea every afternoon.
  • Great interiors.
 of 5 bubbles baldybrown, 15 Aug 2012 | Read review
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