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    Scarista House

    Sgarasta Bheag, HS3 3HX, Scotland
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    Traveller (81)
    Room & Suite (17)
    Pool & Beach (5)
    • Excellent65%
    • Very good22%
    • Average6%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible1%
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    “set menu” (18 reviews)
    “scarista beach” (21 reviews)
    “sitting room” (15 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    1 - 5 of 155 reviews

    Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

    We spent four nights at Scarista House and thoroughly enjoyed it. We would certainly come again. We agree with most comments above, both compliments and constructive feedback. Tim and Patricia and their two chefs produce a set menu each night which for us, surpasses the...More

    1  Thank StagDad
    Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

    Spending 3 nights in Lily at Scarista House was oddly reminiscent of nights spent, some 30 years ago, in friends spare bedrooms in rented houses whilst we all waited to earn enough money to improve our lodgings. A random mix of shabby old pieces of...More

    Thank MoneypennyEngland
    Response from Patricia M, Owner at Scarista HouseResponded 10 October 2017

    We are sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us. If you had raised your concerns while you were here, (and we did speak to you at length several times during your visit), we would have been able to talk to you about...More

    Reviewed 3 October 2017

    Thanks to Patricia and Tim, our daughters wedding was truly magical. Scarista House is an enchanted place. The food, the service, all 5 star and nothing was too much trouble. We felt like we had stumbled across "Brigadoon, the fictional village which rises out of...More

    1  Thank trish220
    Response from Patricia M, Owner at Scarista HouseResponded 10 October 2017

    It was an honour and a pleasure to host your daughter's wedding here. You were the perfect guests and we were so pleased that you had chosen us for such a special occasion.

    Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

    We had two nights here on a tour of the west coast. Lovely hosts, delicious afternoon tea and cakes. Set evening menu but interesting nonetheless and good quality with an extensive wine list. Nice comfy bed and sea view. Lovely beach to walk on just...More

    Thank Keith M
    Response from Patricia M, Owner at Scarista HouseResponded 10 October 2017

    We are so sorry that there was no hot water but very pleased that it did not spoil your visit. Thank you for staying with us and for your lovely comments.

    Reviewed 5 September 2017

    My wife and I and our three children loved our time at Scarista. We stayed in Glebe Cottage, the large self-catering cottage which forms part of Glebe House, the separate dwelling behind Scarista House itself. The accommodation there was perfect for our brood - the...More

    4  Thank GellyKez
    Response from Patricia M, Owner at Scarista HouseResponded 10 October 2017

    I was incredibly touched by your thoughtful, kind comments. We have always loved having children to stay and now that our own family are adults, it is a particular pleasure to have the opportunity to cook with young guests. We really look forward to welcoming...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • Free Internet
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    • Price range
    • USD 90 - USD 118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • The Hebrides >
    • Outer Hebrides >
    • Lewis and Harris >
    • Isle of Harris
    • Also Known As
    • Scarista House Hotel Isle Of Harris ,
    • Scarista House Isle Of Harris, Scotland
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    19 January 2017|
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    Response from Patricia M | Property representative |
    I think that was a malicious review. It has been refurbished since then with a new bathroom, but at no point were there holes in the curtains etc.
    17 January 2017|
    Response from Patricia M | Property representative |
    Thank you for your enquiry. The room 'FLORA', a suite in Glebe House, is just across the garden from the main house and would be best suited for you. It has a ramp up to the entrance, and has been used by guests with... More
    Room Tips
    "Lily is the only room with a full sea view"
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    "No TV's plenty of books"
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    "Check pictures on their website - rooms vary a lot in size & views"
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    "We had bedrooms in the main house with a limited view of the sea. All public rooms had a sea view."
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