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19 reviews
Kitchen
Damore beach
Cliffs at back of croft
Blackhouse village
Blackhouse village
Surfing beach near house
View from house
Cafe in village
Sunset at Dalbeag beach
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Carloway, Isle of Lewis, Lewis and Harris, Outer Hebrides, The Hebrides, Scotland

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“Home away from home”
Reviewed 11 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Very clean and nice house at a wonderfull location on the isle of lewis. Thank you for this Home away from home.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
12 Jun 2017
So glad you enjoyed the house and found it satisfactory for a group of 6.
Trying to make it a home from home is what we are trying to achieve and we like to maintain standards.
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hmfraseru...
Tillicoultry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Visit with pals”
Reviewed 31 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017
1
person found this review helpful

Extremely comfortable and warm house. Well equipped kitchen with everything you would need to cook a variety of meals. Immaculately clean with lovely sheets and towels. Very cosy with central heating and a coal fire. It felt very much like staying in someone's own home.

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Management Response
31 May 2017
I like everything to be well organised for guests as people should be able to relax and enjoy their holiday so that it is a real home from home.
Thanks very much for the positive review - makes all the hard work worthwhile
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egg58
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Super cottage great location”
Reviewed 23 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016
1
person found this review helpful

We stayed in the craft house for five nights in Sept. The location is perfect for seeing the sights of the Isle of Lewis. It was clean and cozy and had everything we needed. You can walk to a Blackhouse village and a small beach plus you have easy access to the west coast path. Additionallyi It is only a short drive to the Callanish Stones ,again, it was perfect for what we had wanted to do.
The cottage is in a somewhat remote location so we stocked up on groceries in Stornoway before we arrived .
If you are looking for a snug base to explore the west coast of Lewis this is perfection.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
23 Sep 2016
Delighted to hear that the house met your expectations. I think it is a good base to explore the island with many attractions nearby and it is great to have this confirmed by visitors. We like to ensure the house is a comfortable base to return to at the end of a long day sightseeing.
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galluscat...
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Lovely house in beautiful area”
Reviewed 4 July 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Easy to book the house and it was exactly as described on the site. Property was homely with great kitchen and very effective heating system. There were books and games and a lovely open fire. Views were spectacular and secure garden great for kids or dogs. There are sheep in the neighbouring croft but fortunately the fence in the garden is substantial. For those with dogs its a three min walk through the croft to open moorland at the back where there were no sheep. Neighbours proved to be friendly and we loved our stay.

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Liked best: The sense of peace and warmth in the house.
Liked least: Having to leave.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Families with young children People with pets
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Management Response
4 Jul 2016
I'm so glad you found the house exactly as described. I try to be as accurate as possible as people can be prepared for their holiday and have a much more enjoyable stay.it is a great place for walking with easy access to the common grazing land and on over to the beach at Dalmore.
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Tom R
Falkirk District, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Island Paradise for a Fortnight.”
Reviewed 14 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Our second time at this croft house. Great location with a great view over a loch onto the hills south on the island. Fabulous wildlife abounds, otters in the bay, eagles and sea eagles passing by, fantastic walking and climbing nearby and we had almost two weeks of wonderful weather. Definitely will go back. Relaxing at night with the fire on and talking about the day's activities made each day active but restful, and with very little TV watching. We even saw the Northern Lights out the back door, me for the first time in 29 years and for the other three, for their first time ever. Simply wonderful.

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Liked best: Location and the open fire and an amazing night of the Northern Lights
Liked least: There were no sheep next door thsi time to keep Enzo our dog transfixed
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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Management Response
15 Oct 2015
Quite a few guests have seen the Northern Lights this year and wonderful sunsets are common. 4 seasons in one day as they say. The island is a definite must for those who love walking and exploring nature. A very elemental place to take you away from the stresses of modern life.
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