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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

It was clean and functional and reasonably priced. However, the owner was not friendly. Service at breakfast was poor. The beds were bouncy and uncomfortable. Wireless didn't work in my room only in the corridor. I would not recommend it.

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Thank Stephen R
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Booked this as we were due to catch the early ferry - Let us in early to get out of the rain, room was clean and comfortable. No availability to stay the extra night required [because of ferry cancellation] as family had birthday party.

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Thank 3margni
Blue Mountains, Australia
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33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The owner was kind enough to let us leave our bags in the room early, but he wasn't very friendly. The sunroom downstairs was nice. The room was clean and comfortable with a view, but the bed linen was a bit musty. We appreciated the discount seeing we had to get an early ferry so weren't having breakfast.Handy for the... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

First impressions are rather basic but clean and spacious. Owner seemed to prefer cleaning his BBQ than greeting us. Lovely position by the sea. It felt rather lonely rather than as the website suggests ‘homely’. Room comfortable. Owner polite but not over friendly, decent enough breakfast and money taken off bill for the second night as we had to catch... More 

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Thank Patrick R
Inverness, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night,room was clean and comfortable with great views. Christine welcomed us warmly, and Roddy served us a first class breakfast with all tastes catered for. We would definitely stay here again if visiting the Isle of barra

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Thank HS_STW
Stafford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights, room was lovely and spacious. Brekkie was good and filling. Very close to ferry which was very handy. We wanted to watch football on night we arrived and he gave us a good recommendation for food. Was very welcoming when we arrived off the ferry. Would stay here again.

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Thank Laura_W_920
York
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231 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Stayed here with my wife on the first night of a cycling trip to the Outer Hebredies. We were greeted in the pouring rain by a slightly grumpy owner who said "You'll have to leave your bikes outside". Not really a problem. We were shown into the house and then out again to a sort-of summer house which was our... More 

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Campbeltown, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 April 2016

I stayed here with Christine and Roddy for one night because the hotel that is usually booked for me on my work trips was full. I happen to know them and their family through another connection and they are the most delightful and kindest people you could ever wish to meet. Barra Island is a super-friendly place in general and... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016

My friend and I stayed at Bayview Guesthouse for two nights, and cannot recommend it enough. It's close to the ferry, even without a car. We booked a taxi from the ferry since we arrived quite late and the weather was bad, but it's a 20 minute walk. The rooms are nice and cosy, and the breakfast was really great.

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Thank Blomsterpistol
1 review
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Beds are absolutely comfy, Roddy and Christine are very friendly and easy to talk to. Stay there every time I go to Barra, brilliant things to do, great food as well. Great view of the water, not far away from the ferry terminal either Well done Christine and Roddy xx

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A warm family welcome awaits you at Bayview Guesthouse, Isle of Barra. Tranquil, scenic views over the bay to Castlebay, approximately 1.5 miles from main village, close to all local amenities, and 1.5 miles to beautiful golden beaches. All rooms are en-suite, with tea/coffee, water, t., radio, hair dryer, a separate guest lounge, with tv, dvd player, sky tv, c.d player, conservatory, pergola,garden seating and private parking. Late arrivals/early departures catered for. Packed lunches available on request. Cyclists welcome, garage to store bikes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bayview guesthouse

Address: Nask | Castlebay, HS9 5XN, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Outer Hebrides > Isle of Barra
Price Range: £30 - £60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Bayview Guesthouse Isle Of Barra, Scotland
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“Beautiful view at the front. Just ask - these are good people.”
 of 5 bubbles DoktorDiesel, 16 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for rooms 3 or 5 for the view. Room 3 is slightly bigger.”
 of 5 bubbles Reiver44, 4 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the front of the property for great views across the bay.”
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 of 5 bubbles ChrisC209, 21 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Nice place to stay if you don't intend leaving on an early morning ferry”
 of 5 bubbles Myrajo, 26 Aug 2014 | Read review
“There are rooms with a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles 833fredaa, 12 Aug 2014 | Read review
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