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Craiglea Lodge

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Overview
8 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
20 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Craiglea is the perfect location for family holidays, corporate events, celebrations and special occasions. Craiglea opens its doors for exclusive or partial use to enjoy the calm and isolated Highland treasures. This Scottish Highlands hideaway with accommodation for 15-20 guests offers privacy and seclusion, whilst contemplating the abundance of unique and thrilling entertainment on your doorstep. The area also boasts the peaceful harbour which is the natural habitat of an array of wildlife including whooper swans, puffins and seals. Situated just 30 miles from John O'Groats, Craiglea provides for a unique Scottish atmosphere to enjoy a wonderful Highlands adventure. Craiglea is a 4 star Scottish Highlands retreat comprising three listed guest houses, and has an indoor leisure area wi...Craiglea is the perfect location for family holidays, corporate events, celebrations and special occasions. Craiglea opens its doors for exclusive or partial use to enjoy the calm and isolated Highland treasures. This Scottish Highlands hideaway with accommodation for 15-20 guests offers privacy and seclusion, whilst contemplating the abundance of unique and thrilling entertainment on your doorstep. The area also boasts the peaceful harbour which is the natural habitat of an array of wildlife including whooper swans, puffins and seals. Situated just 30 miles from John O'Groats, Craiglea provides for a unique Scottish atmosphere to enjoy a wonderful Highlands adventure. Craiglea is a 4 star Scottish Highlands retreat comprising three listed guest houses, and has an indoor leisure area with a heated pool, sauna and relaxed seating to overlook the stunning scenery. Craiglea offers its guests luxury accommodation in one of the last unspoilt locations in the British Isles boasting unparalleled natural beauty and seclusion, breath-taking landscape views, pure air, centuries of history and heritage, friendly locals and privacy. Nestled in a picturesque hillside in Latheronwheel, Caithness, Craiglea is the perfect place to escape from it all and where the only stress is to choose between the thrills of the many outdoor pursuits on offer or the tranquillity of stunning natural surroundings. Whether renting the entire facility exclusively or just one dwelling, Craiglea can accommodate for a whole spectrum of corporate events, group bonding and team building exercises. Guests can enjoy a range of activities including quad biking, off-road driving, mountain biking, guided walks and hikes, wildlife tours, falconry, deep sea fishing, shark fishing, gamefishing and gameshooting, whisky trails and tasting, golf and clay pigeon shooting to name a few.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
We accept well behaved dogs for a fee of £35 per dog. Please let us know when booking if you wish to bring pets.
Bathrooms
3 Full baths, 3 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Avi W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2012
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two weeks at Craiglea lodge and had an amazing time. The house is fully equipped with everything you need and the pool is an amazing feature. Lots of beautiful places to visit in the surrounding areas.

Date of stay: August 2020
1  Thank deborahgN7780YY
Reviewed 28 July 2020

We got into the cottage only 2 days after the lockdown ease. There are plenty of rooms with shower/bath facilities although my own room shower leaked and I had to use others. The pool is warm and fantastic and sanitises consistently. We enjoyed it a...More

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank Reza S
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Reviewed 20 January 2020

The owner is not trustworthy, tried to keep the deposit. The place was filthy, empty deodorant tins under, bed dirty showers, the wood on the windows is falling off. Only allowed to use one of the kitchens even though two were advertised, the back garden...More

Date of stay: June 2018
5  Thank 15iainb
Flyer457720, VR Owner at Craiglea Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2020

I'm sorry you were not satisfied with your stay. You were told before you came that we had a burst pipe which we had fixed and did our best to decorate the affected rooms before you came. It was either that or cancel in the...More

Reviewed 20 January 2020 via mobile

Does not have 4 stars as advertised. Is run down. Garden overgrown. Pool freezing with scum around the sides and no chlorine. Sauna not working properly. No jacuzzi. Bed covers worn with holes. No trampoline. Problems getting deposit back as we had complained. Do yourself...More

Date of stay: July 2019
2  Thank Veenbeen
Flyer457720, VR Owner at Craiglea Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2020

Hi, Im sorry you were dissapointed with the condition of our Lodge. Although we do not accept many of your complaints we have now taken advantage of the lockdown to copletely refurbish the whole property. We have renewed all the bed linen and towels, painted...More

Reviewed 15 November 2019

Lovely place to stay if you have a large family and need plenty of room And the bonus is the swimming pool our kids just loved it . Plenty of places to see in the area

Date of stay: November 2019
1  Thank maree79chris
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Boat Available
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Parking
Ping Pong Table
Playground
Private Indoor Pool
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Sauna
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
Trampoline
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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Access
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby
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