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Gairloch View B&B & Holiday Cottages
Ranked #7 of 12 Staffin B&B and Inns
Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Comfortable as home, with great views”
Reviewed 30 June 2012

We stayed in Anmara for five nights, and could have stayed longer! Mairi (owner) was very helpful and friendly, making sure that we had everything we needed to ensure a great stay, including a local's insight to the must-see sights on Skye. A well-run establishment, and very clean, in a lovely quiet, peaceful country setting. We would definitely stay here again and will certainly recommend it to our friends! Thanks for your hospitality Mairi!

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 June 2012

Mairi is lovely. We really enjoyed staying there for two days. The view and the breakfast were fab! Thanks a lot!

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with friends
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Edgerton, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 9 April 2012

The owners were wonderful. The cottages are self catering and duplex style which worked perfectly for our family. You feel immersed into the culture. There are sheep in the yard, sea views, and the comforts of home. The electric sheet warmers were an added luxury. You are a close drive to Portree to eat and shop but also easy access to touring the loop around the island. Not located in the hustle and bustle, very quiet and secluded.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 31 October 2011

Stayed in Anmara cottage for 5 nights 24th to 29th of october 2011. This is lovely it is advertised as a appartment , it is more than this has good sized rooms spotlessly clean storage heating which keep the place warm and cozy at all times. If it is total tranquility you want then this is it very remote,although the town of staffin has all that your basic need with a small mace shop and coffee shops and cafes. Portree is a delightful drive about 16 miles on the most delightful scenic road. Lots of walks nearby if that is what you like, also lots of beaches and places to stop off at. Mairi who runs the b and b and cottages is approachable friendly and there for advice or a chat. We came here 8 years ago why did we leave it so long to come back? will go again just to unwind and recharge the batteries. Shame we can only give this 5 stars deserves more!!

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Germany
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Reviewed 22 July 2011

The Gairloch view Holiday Cottage is the ideal place for discovering the Isle of Skye and Trotternish. You can make beautiful tours in the hills of Trotternish. From the window you have a great view over Gairloch. There is access to a beach with many stones, pebbles, and fossils, a perfect playground for children.
The holiday cottage is very clean and nicely furnished. Best of all is the excellent service und support by Mrs MacDonald.

T.Schmidt (Germany)

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
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Andalucia
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Reviewed 5 August 2009

I stayed there on 12th July ( 1 night). They offer accomodation at their house on bed and breakfast basis or at two cottages which are self catered .We chose the cottage in order to have more freedom and to prepare the meals for the children. We had a very nice surprise. The cottage is modern, very well decorated and fully equipped ( the kitchen has everything you need, includding coffee, milk, etc). We had some doubts before going there because we thought the place was very remote . Nonetheless, the road was new and it is next to all places which are worthseeing in Skye (The Old Man of Storr, Kilt Rock Waterfall and ,of course ,Staffin Bay. The cottage is next to the sea although it hasn't seaviews so if you want them you could stay at the house which has wonderful views. Mairi, the landlady, is really helpful and nice as I could imagine through our e-mails.
I had stayed there two nights more but they didn't have availability.

  • Stayed July 2009, travelled with family
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Sussex
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Reviewed 25 March 2009

Well-appointed self-catering cottage with washing machine, recently redecorated and new bathroom. Warm and cosy, within reach of Portree for shopping and the stunning scenery of Trotternish, the Quirang and Storr. Ten minutes from Uig ferry terminal to Harris and North Uist. Also bed and breakfast offered in main house.

  • Stayed March 2009, travelled as a couple
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Property: Gairloch View B&B & Holiday Cottages
Address: 3 Digg, Staffin IV51 9LA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Skye > Staffin
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Bar / Lounge
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Ranked #7 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in Staffin
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Number of rooms: 3
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