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“Short stay for dancing in the Cochrane Hall Alva”
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Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Alva, Clackmannanshire, Scotland

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Short stay for dancing in the Cochrane Hall Alva”
Reviewed 2 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

This wee flat was ideal for what we needed & would love to & will go back for longer next time. The owner, Jay was there to let us in & very friendly & helpful showing us round.

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Liked best: Very compact wee flat for a couple & well kitted out.
Liked least: Would have liked a reading light at the bedside, as you have to get up to swich off !
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Peter S
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“great spot and easy parking”
Reviewed 17 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We travelled over central Scotland on our holiday. This clean and tidy apartment is perfectly situated, with easy access to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling, the Wallace Monument and the Falkirk wheel. We were recommended to dine at The Cambus Tea room. Best steak pies and sirlion steaks 5 minutes from the apartment by car.
The bed was comfy and great to have own washing/drying machine. The modern TV has plenty of channels for these odd rainy days Scotland has.
Very pleasant and helpful owner and we recommend the apartment as great value for money.

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Liked best: comfy bed
Liked least: Bathroom lighting
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Oliver P
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“Lovely, pleasant and airy apartment with great access to Stirling, Glasgow and Edinburgh”
Reviewed 27 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

I spent a lovely two nights in the apartment with my girlfriend. It was easy to find, spacious and has a great Italian-style shower. It's also conveniently placed near to the beautiful city of Stirling and only an hour from Edinburgh and Glasgow. All in all a great trip and a lovely place to stay.

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Liked best: Open plan
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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delmar a
1 review
“LOVELY FLAT - BEAUTIFUL LANDSCAPE”
Reviewed 26 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We've been in ALVA for the weekend, 2 nights. It was lovely and local. Behind the flat, there is a nice walk in the mountain. Fish and chips restaurant, pubs, shop... 1 hour from Edinburgh, 45 mins from Glasgow and 20 mins from Stirling.
The studio is big enough for 2 people, double bed, bathroom with Italian shower, TV with many channels, fitted kitchen, 2 comfortables sofas... The owners are very friendly. I know where to go when I'll be off to Scotland :-)

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babydiver
UAE
2 reviews
“Fine wee house”
Reviewed 20 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Comfortable, clean with a warm welcome. Lovely location with lots of places to eat within walking distance. Good location . Parking easy.

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Hilda M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“weekend away”
Reviewed 5 May 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Very clean,comfortable studio flat with a large lounge with kitchen facilities and comfortable sofas.the double bed is in a recessed area with a walk in wardrobe and wet room off it.
We were warmly welcomed by the owner who left us a welcome pack with bread ,butter,milk and marmalade .The kitchen is well equipped and obviously put together by someone who cooks.There is no microwave but you are spoiled for choice restaurant wise with,Chinese,Indian,Italian,and 2 fish and chip shops within about 150 yards.The bakers is open early for fresh morning rolls,there is a local butchers and a small cooperative supermarket within easy walking distance.We we were attending a wedding reception in the area and decided to make a weekend of it.Castle Campbell above Dollar is well worth the effort to reach it_look out for The field mouse in the castle courtyard who will happily pose for pictures.My husband missed his tablet as there is no wifi,I was able to get ïnternet via my phone.A lovely comfortable stay with a warm welcome.

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ajs32uk
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Value for money”
Reviewed 14 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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Property was ideally located for traveling to destinations, plenty to see and do in and around area.

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