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23 reviews
Front of cottage
Spacious well equipped kitchen
Livingroom
Livingroom with log burner
Kingsize bed
En-suite bathroom
Single bedroom
En-suite shower room
Downstairs shower room
Downstairs bedroom
Walk along the beach
Quiet  B road with parking
Fyrish hill walking and mountain biking
Queen Mary cruise ship
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Invergordon, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

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Excellent - based on 23 reviews
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David B
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Home from home”
Reviewed 23 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Party consisted of 6 adults 1toddler and 1 baby. We arrived about 40 mins early but were met by the owner, no problem. The owner was very friendly, answered all questions and made several suggestions for places to visit and eat etc.. Nice welcome.
The cottage is extremely well appointed, particularly in the kitchen. Comfortable couch, armchair and rocker in the living room. Three good sized double bedrooms, two en-suite upstairs and one downstairs with adjoining bathroom. The water pressure in the showers could be better. The whole cottage is well maintained and extremely clean
There is a outside terrace at the rear with a small lawn - great for the toddler to play in.
Tucker's pub restaurant in Invergordon provided well cooked tasty dinners at a very reasonable price. Plenty of supermarkets nearby.
Invergordon golf club is worth a visit, good deal!!
I would recommend this cottage without reservation.

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Liked best: The cottage was well equipped
Liked least: Water pressure in the showers was very low
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Eric G
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Perfect Holiday Home”
Reviewed 26 May 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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person found this review helpful

Although deceivingly modest from the outside, Oystercatcher Cottage in Saltburn along the road from Invergordon has the "wow" factor indoors. The extension at the back contains a large, airy modern kitchen, and each of the two spacious double bedrooms on the first floor has its own classy en-suite, with the double bedroom downstairs all but having its own shower-room too. The stairs themselves are an attractive feature, and the front porch is an ideal sun-trap to sit and admire the beautiful views across the Cromarty Firth to the Black Isle. There is total privacy in the large garden at the back. The property is extremely well-equipped and the friendly owner was very helpful, arriving within minutes to sort a minor problem with the TV. There is a lot to see and do in the area, and the cottage is ideally placed. We have stayed in many holiday lets over the years, and this one ranks as one of the best.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Karen94
Glasgow
Level 6 Contributor
75 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Lovely cottage and great location”
Reviewed 1 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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person found this review helpful

Loved our stay in the cottage. It has everything we could have wished for. The log burner was great and made the chilly October nights we stayed really cosy. The cottage is really clean and comfortable, and the welcome basket was much appreciated. The views over the Cromerty Firth were fabulous and the stony beach across the road was nice for a wee stroll. The location is ideal for touring the highlands, Cromerty, Chanonry Point, Loch Ness etc all within an easy drive. Would definitely love to stay here again and already considering booking for summer next year.

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Nicwe
Lausanne
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great cottage with view on the sea”
Reviewed 11 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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person found this review helpful

Perfect cottage very well equipped. Very cosy with a generous welcome package. It is even better than the pictures show. We enjoyed travelling to the north (Tongue, Durness) and west to Ullapool. There are great walking paths on Black Isle, near Golspie, Lairg and Rosehall.
And there always seems to be a sunny spot on Saltburn, also when it rains everywhere else.

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dsm3
Philadelphia, PA
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Home away from home”
Reviewed 26 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014
1
person found this review helpful

The house was delightful. We felt comfortable in it immediately, and there was a town nearby, so we had everything we needed at our fingertips. The wifi and internet worked well, too. The road in front of the house was a little high-speed, but it was not heavily traveled so the general ambience was quiet and peaceful. Plus, the firth is just beyond the road, so there is a nice view and a place to walk in the mornings. We all agreed (2 couples) that it was a great place to stay.

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Liked best: The cottage itself
Liked least: The road in front of the house
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers
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Trish F
2 reviews
“Perfect”
Reviewed 3 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014

The cottage is outstanding. Clean, spacious, perfectly decorated and the welcome pack is the cherry on top of the cake. We've already booked again for next year and hopefully many more years to come. Can't fault it in any way

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Liked best: everything
Liked least: nothing ( apart from having to leave )
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Recommended for:
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Large groups
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Maz1245
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
Reviewed 29 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014
4
people found this review helpful

Second visit to Oyster catcher cottage . The best place by far to stay. Once again a welcome pack filled with goodies fridge also with cheese milk and butter .

It was my birthday and my granddaughters second and where better to be. I also was able to get my mum into cottage . She is in a wheelchair and it was great that the space catered for the chair.

The house is always spotless and as everything you possibly need it is great.

The children love the view from their window and to watch the boats. The sea view is great.

Once again thankyou to the owner for the great standard of his cottage.

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Liked best: Cleanliness
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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