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Rowan Cottage B&B

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Atlanta, GA
Reviewed 23 September 2015

A friend and I recently spent several days on the Isle of Skye, staying 1 night at Rowan Cottage near Elgol. This was our 2nd visit to the Elgol area (having loved it the first time) and we wanted to stay overnight in the area. Choosing Rowan Cottage was the best decision of our trip. It was a rainy afternoon...

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Forloppin, Owner at Rowan Cottage B&B, responded to this review

Thank You! What a delightful and generous description of your Rowan Cottage experience. I hope you onward journeys went well.

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2015

My mum and I stayed with Christine and Jim for two nights in September. The house is a little jewel. It is very remote, and when I say remote I say paradise. There is nothing around and the place is perfect for people who look for peace and quiet! It is possible to reach the b&b after 40 minutes drive...

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Forloppin, Owner at Rowan Cottage B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for the charming review you have written. It made me smile to see your comment about the road to Rowan Cottage. Your comments are much appreciated, thank you again.

Malmesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Wonderful B&B, lovely owners, scrummy food (beg Christine to make her fishpie !), clean and comfortable - and - we were slightly concerned at time to get to Elgol from main route thru to Uig to catch ferry - but it really isn't too far, and ferry timings worked perfectly. Thank you Christine and Jim.

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Forloppin, Owner at Rowan Cottage B&B, responded to this review

Many, many thanks for taking time and thought for the great review which is most helpful to all. Much appreciated.

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2015

This is an excellent B&B and a good place to stay for sea trips from Elgol or when touring or walking in the area. The room was well decorated, warm and clean. The bed was comfortable and the hosts, Christine and Jim, are really friendly and welcoming. Breakfast was superb, as was the dinner we pre-booked knowing we would have...

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Forloppin, Owner at Rowan Cottage B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to write such a good and useful review. It is of course much appreciated. Hopefully you will return in the future.

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Christine and Jim are born hosts. They are genuinely kind and hospitable. Their house is very cozy and our bedroom and bathroom were comfortable and immaculately clean. The best part of the house, though, is probably the dining-room: the views are stunning!! As a matter of fact, we don’t think the photos on their website do enough justice to what...

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Forloppin, Manager at Rowan Cottage B&B, responded to this review

Hi Ciamar a tha thu? We commend and are thankful for your great literary and linguistic skills! Tapadh Leat!

Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

Two nights' stay here with another couple in June gave us an excellent base from which to explore the Straithaird Peninsular, Lake Coruisk, and a boat trip to Canna. Our rooms were comfortable. Supper was good; Breakfast was fortifying! Advice on local sights was knowledgeable. All told, a very happy stay!

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Aberdeen
Reviewed 14 June 2015

I stayed at Rowan Cottage when I was walking the Skye Trail. I stayed 2 nights, when I completed the Slignchan/Elgol leg, and I also returned after I completed the Elgol/Torrin leg (returning by bus from Torrin). I again used the bus to pick up the trail again in Torinn.(the cottage is actually situated on the Skye Trail!) The accommodation...

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Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Rowan Cottage is a very special place. Christine & Jim are fantastic & extremely warm hosts who made sure we had a wonderful stay.The meals were delicious (loved the homemade ice cream). A can't miss.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
Reviewed 10 June 2015

Can't say enough good things about this B&B. The hosts are extremely nice, almost to a fault. They go out of their way to make sure you're well taken care of. The food they prepare for you is simply amazing. Quiet and clean rooms, hot showers, a beautiful view of the lochs, a cozy lounge room with fireplace... a wonderful...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 June 2015

My stay at the Rowan cottage was amazing! Christine and Jim are excellent hosts who took great care to ensure that the guests are having an enjoyable time. The room was very clean and comfortable.. Dinner prepared by Christine was absolutely lovely at a very reasonable price and we had a great time drinking and chatting till bedtime. Jim and...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rowan Cottage welcomes the intrepid traveller and provides modest, comfortable and quiet accommodation in the small crofting community of Glasnakille, two miles from Elgol. Perfectly placed for the Skye Trail and visits to Spar Cave, Prince Charlie's cave, and the remains of ancient forts and tombs. The cottage provides, twin, double and kingsized bedroom accommodation with private shower room and WC. There is a cosy guest lounge with TV and plenty of books. Enjoy a hearty Scottish breakfast looking over Loch Slapin and the mountains and islands beyond. Yummy baking, suppers and packed lunches are available for our guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rowan Cottage B&B

Address: 9 Glasnakille, Elgol IV49 9BQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Skye > Elgol
Price Range: €42 - €47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Rowan Cottage Hotel Isle Of Skye
Rowan Cottage Bed And Breakfast
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“Cosy rooms, wonderful open view, quiet place, excellent cooking”
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nathaliemahieu4, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs was lovely, but may be troublesome for anyone with mobility problems; there's a downstairs room too. No WIFI in bedrooms”
lightasafairy, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Being a very remote place there could be no wifi signal and no mobile signal as well. Not a big problem for me, but keep that in mind!”
CassieCrisC, 11 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Good views, but do remember this is the Sleat side of Elgol, so not view of Cullins form any room.”
reluctanttraveller47, 21 May 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
Muroran, 20 Aug 2014 | Read review
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