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Hillside B & B has 3 bedrooms for guests, 2 double-ensuite rooms and 1 single bedroom with a private bathroom. We supply free wifi for our guests use, we are a strictly no smoking household and we do not take pets. Hillside is within a 2-6minute walk to all amenities in Castlebay, Our Lady Star of the Sea Chapel, the local hotels, cafe, bank, tourist information office, post-office and bus-stop. Doreen ensures that her guests are well looked after as she has over 30 years experience in the hospitality and catering trade, I make my own jams, rhubarb & ginger and rhubarb & orange which are also available for guests to enjoy at breakfast time. Doreen loves to bake and ensures that her guests have tray bakes and a variety of cakes. We endeavour that the guests are looked after and the guests are utmost priority. Come and experience the warmth of the Island people!
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Charming
Great View
Location
Full view
86Good for walkers
Grade: 86 out of 100
11Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
2Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
Contact
25 Glen Castle Bay, HS9 5UQ Scotland
Getting there
London City Airport3 mi
Heathrow Airport19 mi
Blackwall11 min
Canary Wharf11 min
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All reviews home baking her husband outer hebrides cafe kisimul eating places min walk thoroughly enjoyed our stay breakfast was excellent ferry terminal within walking distance guest lounge north uist visit barra stayed for nights set us up for the day warm welcome many thanks
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

This lovely accommodation is located only a short distance from the ferry terminal so could not be more convenient. Doreen was the perfect host and made us very welcome indeed. Homemade cake was in the room for us and a very comfortable bed. Breakfast was...More

Thank Chris H
Response from D0reen25, Owner at Hillside B&BResponded 28 September 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely feedback Chris, we're delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us at Hillside, it was a pure pleasure having you to stay, hopefully see you both back on Barra in the future.

Reviewed 10 September 2018

Our stay here was one of relaxation and coziness. Doreen ensures you have all the comforts of home, a wonderful breakfast, daily treats to your room and an islanders knowledge of the island. Our last evening, unable to find a place for dinner ( one...More

Thank Terri C
Response from D0reen25, Owner at Hillside B&BResponded 11 September 2018

Than you Ross & Terri for your lovely feedback, I was a pure pleasure to have you staying at Hillside and we're delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, hopefully see you back on Barra in the future.

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights in August and felt that Hillside was very comfortable. Both Doreen and Donald were very welcoming. The room was very clean and the lovely cakes that Doreen left in the room both days were wonderful. Should we visit Barra again...More

Thank graham m
Response from D0reen25, Owner at Hillside B&BResponded 1 September 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely feedback Graham, it was a pure pleasure having you and Deborah to stay with us, hope to see you back on Barra in the future.

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the Hillside for 3 nights in July, and loved it. Hosts Doreen and Donald made us feel welcome, the place was spotless, the breakfasts were delicious, and Doreen's home baking was out of this world. Our room had a beautiful ocean view...More

Thank Linda M
Response from D0reen25, Owner at Hillside B&BResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you Linda for your lovely feedback, we're delighted that yourself and Mark enjoyed your stay with us, it was a pure pleasure having you to stay, we were very happy to be able to help you celebrate your Silver Wedding Anniversary with us, hopefully...More

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

After a long long ferry journey we arrived in Barra just after midnight and we got to Hillside and Doreen was at the door waiting. We were shown to our room and had a great sleep till getting up to a full breakfast which was...More

Thank tfindlay256
Response from D0reen25, Owner at Hillside B&BResponded 4 August 2018

Thank you Tam & Susan for your kind feedback, it was a pure pleasure having you to stay, hope to see you back on Barra in the future.

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Sophie H
18 June 2018|
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Response from D0reen25 | Property representative |
Hi Allen, thank you for your enquiry. I have only got the 1 single room available on those dates. Kind regards Doreen
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Mary Beth M
3 March 2018|
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Response from D0reen25 | Property representative |
Hello Mary Beth, I am sorry but we are fully booked on both these nights.
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Room Tips
"I would expect all rooms to be of the same high standard."
B7478HDchrish
27 Sep 2018
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"The rooms that offer sea views give a view towards Castlebay."
SuitcaseTravellers
5 Jun 2018
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"Great double room with an enviable sea view"
RomanSeeker
10 May 2018
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"Sea facing rooms... close to ferry xx"
jeanettetyers
11 Oct 2017
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LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandThe HebridesOuter HebridesIsle of Barra
NUMBER OF ROOMS
3
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