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Golf View House
Ranked #1 of 17 Tain B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Wimborne, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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“Super Friendly”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2014 via mobile

Not much to add to all the other great reviews other than to say that Golf View is a lovely B&B and your hosts, Bill and Sue, are very welcoming and helpful. Many thanks.

NB As others report, Room 5 is very comfortable and spacious and has great views.

PS We had an excellent meal at Greens Market Restaurant.

Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Bill M, Owner at Golf View House, responded to this review, 29 April 2014
Thank you for your kind review and wishing you a successful onward trip - especially your week in Harris!
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Pine Grove, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2014

I stayed in Tain for two night last July as I was making a golf tour of Scotland and the Netherlands. I stopped at Golf View House upon my return from the continent. Bill is an avid golfer with intimate knowledge of the course at Tain. When I asked about food he recommended the Curry Club which is only a 3 to 5 minute walk away in downtown Tain. It was either the first night or the second that while eating I was approached by Bill and his wife who were on their way having finished their meal. Nothing validates a recommendation quite like seeing those who recommend it then availing themselves of the establishment. Great location, great breakfast, great views, great hosts. Another excellent B & B in Scotland.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled solo
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Bill M, Owner at Golf View House, responded to this review, 1 April 2014
Thanks for your super review of Golf View and glad you enjoyed the Curry Club!! Wishing you a successful golfing season.
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2013

After arriving late in the evening, I was given a friendly welcome and made to feel at home in an instance. The couple running this place couldn't be friendlier. It was a pleasure to stay here, and would recommend it to anyone. In a way, it was as if I was in a home away from home, Just what I needed!x

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
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Bill M, Owner at Golf View House, responded to this review, 13 November 2013
Thank you for your kind words and super review. Hope to see you for longer next time!
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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2013

We stayed there for a night during a driving trip. It was everything we needed. Welcoming and helpful owners, a nice clean room, a fantastic breakfast. I would try to go back to see Tain and enjoy the Golf View House again!

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Bill M, Owner at Golf View House, responded to this review, 24 October 2013
Thank you for your review and hopefully see you both for a bit longer when you are next in the area.
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Stornoway, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2013

Stayed two nights at the Golf View. Bill was very welcoming and helpful, told us where best to eat. Room was nice and clean, well appointed with everything you need, even had an iron and ironing board on request which isn’t always a given in B&Bs. Tain is a very picturesque Town to visit. Well worth a visit!

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Bill M, Owner at Golf View House, responded to this review, 24 October 2013
Great to have you both to stay and so glad you had such a successful weekend at the wedding.
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Cruden Bay (Port Erroll), United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2013

This is the best B&B I had the good fortune to be in The House is very well presented and I felt at home at all times the breakfast was fantastic so was the service. the view from the house was great Iwill look forward to going back.

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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
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Bill M, Owner at Golf View House, responded to this review, 24 October 2013
Thank you for your review - very much appreciated - and we look forward to seeing you again soon!
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2013

this is the fourth time we have stayed here and yet again it did not disappoint.
under new owners,(it's been a good few years since last visited), but the rooms, breakfasts- especially the muesli-compote fantastic. views to die for and Bill and Sue friendly and relaxed and very professional.
Bedroom 5 has the best view over the firth but there is a lovely garden to sit in and enjoy the view from which we did on the 2 nights we stayed.
my advice ; when up this part of Scotland do not be a fool and miss out, book in at the Golf View B&B and enjoy ,you will want to come back again.

Room Tip: for view over out to sea room 4 or 5 ,but any one and you will have a fab stay.
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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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billdmcd, Owner at Golf View House, responded to this review, 29 August 2013
Glad you made it back to Tain and glad you came back to Golf View! Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review and hope to see you both again soon.
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Additional Information about Golf View House

Property: Golf View House
Address: 13 Knockbreck Road, Tain IV19 1BN, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Ross and Cromarty > Tain
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 17 B&Bs / Inns in Tain
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Golf View House is a Michelin accredited Guesthouse B&B located in Tain in the Scottish Highlands about 40 mins North of Inverness. We offer 5 comfortable en-suite rooms, a spacious dining room and guest lounge with sea views. Situated in a secluded location on the outskirts of the town we have a large private parking area for our guests and the town centre is a short 3 minute walk where a there are a number of restaurants and bars. Tain, Dornoch, Golspie and Brora Golf Courses are easy driving distance as are Dalmore, Balblair & Glenmorangie Distilleries. Also of interest are Tain Through Time Museum, Dunrobin Castle and the Salmon Leap at the Falls of Shin. ... more   less 
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