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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
St Margaret's Hope, South Ronaldsay, Orkney Islands, Scotland

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Norma O
1 review
“Northern trip”
Reviewed 22 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

What a great retreat just off the ferry. The evening we arrived it was miserable weather, but Tracey was there as promised with good wishes and the keys.
In we went to the cutest, most cosy cottage ever. It just reflected what we expected of the Orkney Islands. Thought the weather was awful, the cosiness of the cottage overcame it.
Great location, well furnished house with good kitchen facilities.
A great base from which to explore the islands from, only wish we could have stayed for longer.

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Explorati...
1 review
“A comfortable stay in a warm and well appointed little cottage”
Reviewed 8 May 2017 for a stay in April 2017

The cottage is situated on the harbour's edge, close to local shops and amenities but still very quiet. It was warm and well furnished, just one or two more kitchen utensils would have made the stay perfect.

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simplam
Penrith, United Kingdom
1 review
“Warm and cosy, and had every thing we needed”
Reviewed 2 May 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Thoroughly enjoyable, very good location and all facilities needed were available in St Margarets Hope.

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alcatraz2...
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Excllent cosy cottage in winter!”
Reviewed 17 February 2017 for a stay in February 2017

Had a great stay in this comfortable cottage for the first half of February. Cottage is exactly as described, and with excellent heating it is very cosy and warm even when there is snow outside! Local shops perfectly adequate, and handy post office just around the corner. Tracey and peter were very helpful - I was only sorry that I could not stay longer.

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Jackie C
Innerleithen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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“A secluded cosy retreat on the sea front.”
Reviewed 22 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

A last minute booking (which wasn't instantly confirmed but had to be checked with the owner due to short notice. This was the only slight downside, the owner confirmed quickly fortunately) which turned up this real gem for two. It was tastefully furnished, not too spartan, with books and games should the weather prove unhelpful. The bed was generous and comfortable. The kitchen was well equipped with some essentials (tea bags, coffee, condiments etc) and even a pint of milk in the fridge to set us up. The village was lovely for a wee bimble along the harbour and round the block to work up an appetite for the fish and chips which could be bought from the visiting van (times clearly presented in the information pack). A local grocery store and coffee shops nearby were unexpected bonuses. Thank you for a lovely stay; we'll be back!

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Liked best: The peace and quiet; a real home from home. The sense of living in a home not a holiday let.
Liked least: The fact that we'd not realised there was a ferry that comes directly into St Margaret's Hope!
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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