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“Beautiful house in a stunning location”
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Luxury, comfort and style in Eilean Dhu.
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Luxury, comfort and style in Eilean Dhu.
Luxury open plan living room
Cosy wood burning stove
Spectacular viewsd from balcony.
Open plan dining for 10 guests
Entrance hall
Luxury king bedroom with ensuite
Luxury king bedroom with ensuite
King bedroom
Twin bedroom
Lovely enclosed gardens with views
Outside enclosed gardens
The famopus Colintraive pub within easy walking distance
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5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Colintraive, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

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RMT655
Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Beautiful house in a stunning location”
Reviewed 24 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Fabulous house for a stay with a group of friends or family. The owner has decorated the house very tastefully and to the highest standard. The views from the first floor deck across to Bute are fantastic, with plenty of yachting activity, as well as the local ferry chugging back and forth throughout the day, providing an ever-changing tranquil view to gaze at. The convenience of the excellent Colintraive Hotel next door for delicious food is an added bonus.

Nearby attractions include a Sculpture Park and a quick jaunt across on the ferry takes you to Mount Stuart House & Gardens which are well worth a visit, with a very pleasant cafe.

Very friendly owner, who couldn't have been more welcoming.

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
25 Jun 2014
Thank you very much for your kind remarks. We look forward to you visiting again soon. Spread the word. Iain ... Argyll Self Catering Holidays.
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Carmen K
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent place”
Reviewed 19 June 2014 for a stay in April 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We had a very nice and relaxed time while we stayed there for nearly a week at Easter.
Pleasantly surprised by the high standards, the house is lovely, modern and well decorated. There was no Wi fi in the house and we didn't have phone reception either only on Vodafone but we didn't mind that in the end.
Patricia is a very good host, she looked after us very well making sure we had everything we needed, even more the extra little touches made our stay extra special.

We definitely recommend this place and hope to go back there again soon. Thank you Patricia.

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Liked best: Everything
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
26 Jun 2014
Thank you very much for your review of Eilean Dhu Country House and look forward to visiting again very soon. Kind regards Iain.
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scots_tra...
scotland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Very comfortable”
Reviewed 10 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Newly built house beside local hotel/pub which is ideal if you are too lazy to cook. All fittings of high quality and many bedrooms are ensuite. Ideal for a relaxing holiday away.

Make sure the owner shows you how to boost the hot water to ensure that it doesn't run out! Colintraive is a lovely village with a lovely outlook over the Kyles of Bute.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Michael M
Stranraer, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Highly Recommend this wonderful new house”
Reviewed 7 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We had a great New Year stay in this delightful new house. Underfloor heating in the showers, log fire, great modern kitchen and spectacular views of the Kyles of Bute. Extremely airy, decorated with taste and style and next to a gastro. pub. Thoroughly recommended

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Liked best: Great house and views
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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TimHansin...
Bangkok
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“What a Find !!”
Reviewed 6 January 2014 for a stay in December 2013
1
person found this review helpful

We stayed here over Christmas and New Year at this newly built house which is amazing. So well designed and kitted out with John Lewis furniture etc. Warm, well insulated, wooden beams, wood fire, very well equipped kitchen. We had some meals at the local gastro pub about 100 metres away which were excellent. The owner of the house (and the pub) has a dog that she lends out for walks which, if like me you are a bit of a "wanna be" dog owner, is great fun. A quick tip on buying food. The nearest supermarket is in Dunoon, about 40 mins drive, so if you are arriving by car, you should stop on your way to the house and fill up with provisions, as once you are safely ensconced on Colintraive, you will not want to be thinking about going into a town for a while. Great Stay.

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Liked best: Open Fire and High Standard of Furniture
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
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loiselet
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“A perfect house for a perfect New Year with the family!”
Reviewed 6 January 2014 for a stay in December 2013

We all liked the property very much. It was very warm and cosy in this stormy winter weather. Everything was quite lovely, the furniture (modern and of good quality), the bedding (so sweet smelling), the bathrooms (most rooms are en-suite!), the pictures on the walls and even the tableware (tastefully chosen). There is a very efficient wood stove and plenty of dry logs. The spacious main room, kitchen/dinning-room/sitting-room, is bright and airy.
Colintraive is so well situated in the Kyles of Bute. There are walks to suit everybody, easy on the flat or more adventurous towards the top of the surrounding mores. White sand beaches are not far and Portavadie Marina is an interesting place to visit. Of course the seal colony on Burnt Island almost in front of the house is a wonderful place to look at with a lttle boat or a canoe. We all loved going for most of our evening meals at the Colintraive Hotel next door. It is going to be hard going back to normality and our own cooking!
It is difficult to say what we liked best. This was a great break and we only wished we had been able to stay longer.

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Liked best: It was a very good experience all round
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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