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“Excellent once again”
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37 reviews
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Twin Room
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Bungalow -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Ayrshire, Scotland

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Excellent - based on 37 reviews
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London
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45 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Excellent once again”
Reviewed 21 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Just returned from our second visit. Very comfortable, clean and spacious. Alloway is a lovely place and the bungalow is a superb place to relax. Thoroughly recommended.

Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
25 Jul 2014
Thank you...once again! Was lovely having you and your family return to Alloway Retreat! Always a pleasure! You obviously brought the great weather with you too! Hopefully see you all again in the near future. Thanks again.
Shirley
Alloway Retreat
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KarenM746...
1 review
“Can't wait to return!”
Reviewed 24 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

We have just returned home from a wonderful weekend at this beautiful cottage. Everything was just perfect - spotlessly clean, lovely and welcoming host, luxurious modern decor & even my little baba had his own little private nursery :) just fabulous! Thank you so much Shirley - we can't wait to come back! xx

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
2 Jul 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to give Alloway Retreat such a wonderful review. I'm so glad you all enjoyed your stay and I would love to have you return....anytime, just let me know. Take care.
Kindest regards
Shirley
Alloway Retreat
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12Janice5...
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A little piece of heaven”
Reviewed 3 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014

My three friends and I stayed here for a long weekend at the end of May. The house is stunning and Shirley was the perfect host....met us at the door with a loaf of freshly made bread! The property is like a showhouse, beautifully decorated with high quality kitchen appliances. We had fabulous weather and sat outside with a wee glass of bubbly in the comfortable garden chairs.

It is the perfect place to unwind and gather your petals. We will definately be coming back.....be warned and prepared to want to completely refigure and redecorate your own house after staying here!

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Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
12 Jun 2014
Aww thank you so much for that great review! I'd gladly have you all back as you were wonderful guests, so anytime....just let me know.
Kindest regards
Shirley
Alloway Retreat
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RossM849
Ayr, Scotland, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed 22 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

Booked the house for my partner and me to enjoy over our wedding period, my partner stayed on the Friday with her bridesmaids and then my wife and I used it on the Saturday night after our wedding. The house was amazing, Shirley the owner was fantastic throughout the whole process and the very kind gesture of freshly made bread and bottle of wine was very well received. The house was gleaming and a real joy to spend time in, very spacious and the rooms were lovely, I most certainly would recommend this place to anyone thinking about renting out as you will not be disappointed. H

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
23 May 2014
Thank you for taking the time to do this fantastic review, it is much appreciated and I'm glad that you and your wife enjoyed your stay as I knew it was a special time for you both. I'm glad that Alloway Retreat added to what will always be a special memory for you both. Thank you all again. Take care.
Kindest regards
Shirley
Alloway Retreat
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Liz J
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
1 review
“A very special place”
Reviewed 25 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014

Probably the best holiday home we have ever stayed in. Shirley's warm welcome was lovely and the house itself was outstanding. It really is like staying in a five star hotel. Three generations of our family were all catered for - from the luxury bedrooms through to the basketball net in the garden. We can thoroughly recommend it - although we do admit that the terrific weather and lovely setting in Ayrshire helped no end.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
30 Apr 2014
Thank you for your this fabulous review. I'm so glad you and your family enjoyed it. Was a pleasure having you all and it would be a pleasure to have you all again (especially if you bring the good weather with you). take care and thank you.
Shirley
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