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Rua Reidh Lighthouse

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Lyon, France
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We do recommend this B&B to every one who wants to have a specific experience and a bowl of quietness in front of a landscape without limit you have to drive safely for 5 miles to discover a place of another world

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RuaReidh, Owner at Rua Reidh Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us 5 stars, clearly you enjoyed your stay! Best wishes Tracy

Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Rua Reidh Lighthouse was the best accomodation during our 14-days trip through Scotland. The rooms were really cozy and clean. The breakfast and dinner were very delicious and self-made. Roger & Tracy were really heartily hosts and we will definetly visit the Lighthouse again! We recommend to stay at least 2 nights to enjoy the beatiful area of the...

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RuaReidh, Owner at Rua Reidh Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and my home cooking! Best wishes Tracy

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed at Rua Reidh in April 2017 and had an EXCELLENT time. Well, I say *we* but my friend was unwell in bed for the duration of the stay! Despite this I have nothing but good things to say about Rua Reidh, Tracy and Roger (and Stompie the dog!). We were warmly welcomed, all the food...

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RuaReidh, Owner at Rua Reidh Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. It's such a shame that your friend was ill during your stay but I'm glad you managed to enjoy yourself! We hope she has made a full recovery and you enjoyed the rest of your holiday. The property is up for sale as we are planning to retire, until then it is 'business as usual' for...

Duisburg, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lighthouse is such an amazing and unique place to stay you, hardly willl find anywhere else in Scotland. Definitely a recommendation for individuals who like to you off the beaten roads. Hosts have been very nice, food really amazing - so just a splendid stay!

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RuaReidh, Owner at Rua Reidh Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Best wishes Tracy

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing, if you want to get away from the world surrounded by fantastic scenery and wildlife this is the place to stay. Roger and Tracey are lovely, and have great knowledge of the area. We stayed in the first officers quarters and found it spacious, comfortable, clean and everything you could possibly need is there,torches binoculars folding...

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RuaReidh, Owner at Rua Reidh Lighthouse, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your week of heaven, and thank you for leaving the First Officers Quarters so clean and tidy on your departure! Best wishes Tracy

Mosta, Malta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is more to a stay here..lighthouse history, unspoilt natural habitat, great hospitality......and so relaxing! Picturesque villages nearby and very helpful hosts. Will remember our stay. Keep it up Roger and Tracy!

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RuaReidh, Owner at Rua Reidh Lighthouse, responded to this review

It was nice to entertain some Maltese guests and very interesting to talk to you about your country. Thanks for staying with us and we hope you enjoyed your first holiday in Scotland. Best wishes Tracy

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Something a bit different from the usual b n b's and hotels. We travel a lot touring on our motorbikes all over the UK and Europe and have stayed in all types of accommodation and it is nice to find something we had never tried before. Staying at a lighthouse certainly offers a unique experience. Yes it is a bit...

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RuaReidh, Owner at Rua Reidh Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed your stay. Best wishes Tracy

Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Nice place with stunning views. The environment is excellent for walking. The breakfast is good but no Scottisch breakfast. Dinner was nice and simple with fresh and healthy ingredients. Choice between a vegetarian and a non-vegetarian platter. Maybe the owners could create a better atmosphere during and right after dinner to encourage social contacts between guests. lovely dog!

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RuaReidh, Owner at Rua Reidh Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, we are glad you enjoyed the views and the walking but a little disappointed with your other comments. We don't do the boring 'bacon & eggs' breakfast that you get in every other B&B in the Highlands. Instead we provide an amazing buffet of home made granola and muesli, home-made bread with home-made preserves, a selection...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Simply an excellent West Coast experience of fine hospitality and dramatic scenery. Much attention to detail by Roger and Tracy in both accommodation and food including ethical and sustainable sourcing.

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RuaReidh, Owner at Rua Reidh Lighthouse, responded to this review

We try our best! Glad you enjoyed it. Best wishes Tracy

Puy-Saint-Vincent, France
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We had a really nice stay at Rua Reidh Lighthouse. Roger and Tracy are really nice people, helpful, great food. We did the suggested walk of a few hours and explored real Scottish surroundings including wind, rain, sun and beautifull views :-) Afterwards relaxing on the couch near the stove, just a perfect day! Thank you!

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RuaReidh, Owner at Rua Reidh Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, it was great to meet you and we enjoyed our conversations round the fireside of an evening! Best wishes Tracy

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A comfortable guesthouse set in an unrivalled, unique location. Cosy rooms, B&B and evening meals available. Family, double or twin rooms. Minimum booking two nights due to the remote location. Please note that Rua Reidh Lighthouse runs as private holiday accommodation only and is not open to the public. There is a public car park at Melvaig where people can park and enjoy a walk to the lighthouse, but the road to the lighthouse itself is private with no public right of vehicle access. ... more   less 

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Address: Melvaig IV21 2EA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Melvaig
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Price Range: €49 - €98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Great room with views”
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“Very quiet and tidy rooms, ”
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“THe rooms are all part of the accomadation for the former lighthouse staff, so are rather quaint and old-fashioned.”
r0yjane, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“we had a nice room with view to the sea. ”
609erhardb, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I think that you can see the sea from all of the rooms.”
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