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“An excellent stay”
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30 reviews
Merlin House
Decking at Merlin House
Comfy and cosy, warm and inviting living room
Kitchen with lots of equipment inc. slo cooker, juicer,coffee machine, washer etc
Living/dining room. Dine with family and friends looking out over panoramic views over the Clyde
Master bedroom
Driveway to Merlin House
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Brodick, Isle of Arran, Scotland

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“An excellent stay”
Reviewed 2 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

We had an excellent week staying at Merlin Cottage. Well equipped and spacious, with the added bonus of visiting cats and free range chickens and geese - even one that can untie your shoe laces. Lesley is a great host, lots of local information, and help where needed. (And she cooks a tasty rhubarb crumble too). Lots to do on the island for walkers, bird watchers, and others. Will love to go back.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
5 Jun 2017
Many thanks folks for your excellent review. Looking forward to you coming again. More rhubarb crumble? Or perhaps other fruits will be ready next time!
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Maureen K
1 review
“Fantastic and peaceful location”
Reviewed 25 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

The location is great near to Brodick village but in the countryside with fantastic views. The accommodation is spacious and very well equipped. The hens, geese and cats are an added bonus as are the fresh free range eggs.

Leslie and Dennis are great hosts: friendly and attentive. We would recommend this to anyone.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
29 Apr 2017
Thank you for this wonderful review. We are pleased you had such a great time and we would love to see you again!
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Hamilton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

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Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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28 Sep 2016
Thank you for your kind revi
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Marie N
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“Fab views in a peaceful location”
Reviewed 16 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We stayed 4 nights at Merlin House with my two nephews and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves!!! Home is comfortable and you have everything you need( home from home)
The views are spectacular and wildlife around is amazing,
Lesley is full of knowledge of the area and is very friendly.
We hope to return as Arran is a lovely place to escape to!

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: Brown water
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
16 Aug 2016
Thank you Marie, your lovely review is greatly appreciated. We do our best to ensure our guests are comfortable and have a good time. You would be very welcome back and let's hope the sun shines for you.
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P4penny
Croydon, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
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“Ideal base for exploring Arran”
Reviewed 22 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Spacious, well equipped house in a beautiful location a mile or outside Brodick (own transport needed!). Lesley (the owner) lives in an adjoining building and is extremely welcoming and helpful. She is very passionate about the area as well as the many animals (22 hens, 9 cats and one gosling to date ) that share this small holding. A relaxing stay!

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
24 Jul 2016
Thanks Penny, we hope to see you again and the gosling is getting big but we now have three baby chicks!
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