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“Location, location, location”
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Ascog, Isle of Bute, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

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CamillaGl...
Glasgow
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Location, location, location”
Reviewed 24 November 2012 for a stay in July 2012

Had a marvellous time here at Montford Cottage, overlooking the Firth of Clyde. The cottage is in a terrific spot, direct access to the shore, close enough to Rothesay to make it walk able, far enough away that you feel the peace and tranquility of this beautiful island. The bus stops across the road from the cottage and the service is very good- we were car free for a week. The private garden is a wonderful place to soak up the views and watch the yachts and cruise liners sail past over a glass of chilled wine. Interior very comfortable and well equipped. The shower room is small but perfectly adequate. Mount Stuart House is a must see- both the grounds and house are worth the entry fee and its a lovely walk there. We have already booked for next year. Cannot recommend Montford highly enough.

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Liked best: The private garden with fantastic views
Liked least: nothing I have rebooked
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Caz070478
Bury, United Kingdom
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“Perfect little holiday cottage with amzing views.”
Reviewed 16 September 2012 for a stay in August 2012

We stayed at Montford Cottage in August 2012. We had a fantastic week. The position of the cottage is perfect, overlooking the water from every angle. The cottage is immaculately clean and tidy and extremely well equipped with everything you could possiby need or want. It is furnished to a high standard with lots of added extras that make it that bit more special. We travelled as a family of five including three children and the cottage was easily large enough to accommodate us all comfortably.
The Isle of Bute is a beautiful island which boasts some lovely, quiet beaches , perfect for chilren. There is a abundance of wildlife habiting the island and spending an afternoon watching the seals on the beach a stones throw away from us was fantastic. There are some lovely walks with amazing views and some lovely restaraunts and tea shops. All in all the island and the cottage are perfect for a quiet, relaxing holiday with the family and we will certainly be returning again next year.

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Liked best: The position and views from the cottage.
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 25-34
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Kirkcaldy, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2012 for a stay in January 2012

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Liked best: The views.
Travelling group: With Friends
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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