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Ceol na Mara Guest House

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Ceol na Mara on our trip around the Western Isles in August 2016. We found the guest house to be everything we wished for. The hosts, John and Marlene, were very friendly and helpful and the room was comfortable, clean and with a wonderful view. In fact the views from each side of the property, everywhere you... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the best bed and breakfast that we have every stayed at. The location is convenient to town with spectacular views. The hospitality, rooms and the quality of the food exceeded our expectations! Our hosts went above and beyond to make our stay the best that we have ever had at any bed and breakfast and it is worth... More 

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights, one of which turned out to bring gale force winds and rain and couldn't have loved it more...we went to the Hebrides for a true Scottish experience and we got it...the windows were shaking and the storm raged but we were quite comfortable in our upstairs room...it certainly gave us an appreciation of what it... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quaint B&B on the Isle of Harris. We spend two nights here on our honeymoon. It was the best breakfast of our trip. The owners lived attached to the B&B and made homemade yogurt, bread, and muesli every morning. They offered the most delicious breakfast options made fresh to order. The coffee came in a french press and was nice... More 

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Thank CKmeme
Inverness, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

John & Marlene are wonderful hosts. Excellent accommodation and wonderful breakfasts. Great location for exploring Harris. The St Kilda bag was very much appreciated for my trip to St Kilda, as was the whisky sample in my room. Looking forward to going back again next year!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Warm hospitality and professionality in a beautiful spot. Really Cozy room and Best breakfast ever ...served with Prosecco!!! Highly recommended when arriving into Tarbert ad a starting point to explore the islands

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Larbert, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Very handy for Tarbert. Views were stunning with superb sunsets to behold! Well appointed and one of the best breakfasts you will ever have. Nice touch with the whisky and sherry in the rooms. Small point but they could do with better sound proofing between floors (vertically).....Otherwise a very enjoyable stay.

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Very cosy place, with a nice view, excellent welcome from the hosts, and an incredible breakfast. Well done! We were nicely surprised to have whisky (Jura?) and sherry as a welcome gift. Quite unique!

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

The house is beautifully sited, quiet and very comfortably furnished, very convenient for Tarbert and the ferries and exploring Harris; but what really makes this special is John and Marlene Mitchell - warm, welcoming, genuine and very helpful. The welcoming dram of whisky and sherry was just the start! And the breakfasts... the most important word on the menu is... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Ceol Na Mara I stayed at the cookie jejune guesthouse on the 10th of July, well this is a lovely place which I recommend highly, it's very comfortable and spotlessly clean but it's the little things that make the difference, quality beds and bedding and attention to detail, home made bread etc and orange juice that came out of an... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the privacy and seclusion of this recently re-furbished early 20th century Hebridean house set in 55 acres of unspoiled crofting land at the north end of the beautiful Isle of Harris in the Western Isles of Scotland. All rooms have spectacular views over Loch Kindebig, yet only a few minutes from the Ferry Terminal at Tarbert and many fine eating places. Enjoy a unique taste of the Hebrides at this top quality Guest House in the Isle of Harris. Centrally situated to allow easy access to all parts of Harris as well as Lewis. Residents lounges on each of the three floors. Two double en-suite rooms : One twin en-suite : One double with private facilities : Separate Dining Room. All rooms with sea view : silent fridge : complimentary dram : organic toiletries : flat screen TV & free wireless broadband : ipod / iphone docking station. Five star breakfast menu featuring the very best of local produce. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ceol na Mara Guest House

Address: 7 Direcleit, Tarbert HS3 3DP, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Outer Hebrides > Lewis and Harris > Isle of Harris > Tarbert
Price Range: €161 - €165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“All rooms are very comfortable. Top two rooms benefit from a shared private lounge area”
 of 5 bubbles G6801UTpaulp, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had the lilac room - the smallest, with private bathroom across the corridor, but it was all that we needed and we were very satisfied.”
 of 5 bubbles petercS4095RG, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“blue room at the top of the house has lovely views”
 of 5 bubbles MelBeeDerby, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“5 rooms and all appeared great”
 of 5 bubbles GrahamofBosam, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“We had a room with a private bathroom, not an en-suite but robes were provided.”
 of 5 bubbles seniortraveller22, 17 May 2016 | Read review
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