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19 reviews
Looking out the loch
The land, the sea and the sky
The view to the side.
The view from the front looking out towards Harris.
Dining room
King size bed
Main bedroom with ensuite
Ensuite
Twin bedroom
Twin bedroom
Second shower room
Kitchen
Kitchen
Sitting room fireplace
Dining room towards sitting room
Sitting room
entrance
totally private with a commanding view
more of the land, the sea and the sky.
up on the hill by itself
plenty room round the cottage
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Portree, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland

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Essex
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Fabulous cottage”
Reviewed 4 May 2014 for a stay in April 2014
1
person found this review helpful

This cottage has everything you could wish for. It is extremely comfortable, with comfy beds and wonderful showers (which is usually unheard of in most rental properties). The kitchen has all the amenities anyone could need and the lounge has the most comfortable furniture with a huge TV should you need it, we just looked at the most incredible views out of every window. We had the most incredible week and can't thank Margaret enough.

Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
5 May 2014
Thank you very much for your very kind comments, they are very much appreciated. I spend quite a few weekends in the cottage over the winter and like to keep it as homely and comfortable as I can.
Kind regards
Margaret
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Linda M
Inverness
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“First class accommodation with magnificent views”
Reviewed 11 November 2013 for a stay in October 2013
1
person found this review helpful

The cottage is absolutely fantastic and equipped with everything you could possibly need for your stay. The attention to detail is incredible. The under floor heating is a great touch - kept the whole cottage warm and cosy - we didn't even need to put on the log burner. The views from the bedrooms, dining room and living room are spectacular. The weather wasn't great when we were there (October) but that didn't spoil our enjoyment - in fact watching the rain and mist sweep in over the hills was mesmerising. A truly first class property and Margaret and David couldn't do enough to make sure we enjoyed our stay. The directions to the cottage are spot on - and the information file, maps and books in the house, tell you everything you need to know about the area and Skye itself. Wonderful holiday!

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Liked best: The cottage itself
Liked least: Absolutely nothing
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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Management Response
13 Nov 2013
Many thanks for your very kind review. It was an unexpected bonus for me to find that even 'not so good' weather looks interesting from the cottage. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay.
Kind regards
Margaret
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newenglan...
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Beautiful Cottage , Beautiful View”
Reviewed 11 April 2013 for a stay in April 2013
2
people found this review helpful

This lovely new cottage is spacious and missing nothing. The artwork and decor are nice but nothing compares to the views. There are spectacular views from every room. There is outdoor seating below the master bedroom window as well as a picnic table for outdoor dining. The kitchen is large and well appponted. It's has everything you need including a fan assisted oven and halogen cooker. There is a Coop close by for groceries. There is every house hold item you need. We picked up soap and shampoo but everything else is supplied. There is a washer and a clothes line which is a huge help. The fireplace and wood stove is a lovely touch. The underfloor heating keeps the place cozy. The bed was soft and large and has an en suite shower /toilet. There is a twin room which we did not use and a second bath. Each room has a TV. There are doors between rooms and it was so quiet we never heard the door.The owner is lovely. She responds to email and is very helpful. It is peaceful and serene and we did not miss the city sounds at all. Our only complaint is that we have to leave. We will definitely return for another holiday.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
12 Apr 2013
Many thanks for your kind review. I like staying in Hill Cottage myself and am delighted that others also enjoy it.
Kind regards
Margaret
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Mennykac
Inverness, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“It doesn't get any better than this”
Reviewed 10 January 2013 for a stay in October 2012
2
people found this review helpful

A beautifully presented cottage in a stunning location with all the amenities of home. The wife and myself spent a long weekend in this cottage and would highly recommend it. Some cottages look like self catering but this is like stepping into someones newly finished home. Everything has been thought off and the finishing touches would put any 5 star hotel to shame. Underfloor heating and a wood burning stove ensure that even the worst of the Skye weather can be left behind at the door. You will not be disappointed!!!

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Liked best: Underfloor heating, attention to detail and the quality of the finishings.
Liked least: Nothing!!!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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Management Response
12 Apr 2013
Many thanks for the review and am glad you enjoyed the cottage.
Kind regards
Margaret
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325Nordli...
Klein Nordende
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
16 Aug 2017
Thank you very much indeed for your very kind review and I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and the scenery at Hill Cottage.
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Klaas van...
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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Liked best: Het uitzicht en de perfectheid van de cottage
Liked least: n.v.t.
Travelling group: Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
  • Was the property as advertised?
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  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
23 Aug 2016
Thank you very much indeed for your very kind comments and I am glad you enjoyed your stay at Hill Cottage.
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Wittlage
deutschland
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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Travelling group: Erweitertem Familienkreis
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
27 Aug 2015
''A super-equipped holiday cottage, tastefully furnished, all you need, great views of the water. Portree easily accessible.''

Thank you very much for your kind comments, they are very much appreciated.
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