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“Great place for 2 people”
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Cuckoo Cottage overlooking Luskentyre Beach
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Cuckoo Cottage overlooking Luskentyre Beach
On the beach, Luskentyre Luskentyre dunes
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37 reviews
Cuckoo Cottage overlooking Luskentyre Beach
On the beach, Luskentyre
Luskentyre dunes
Double bedroom
Box bed in the kitchen
Preparing a special dinner
Family bathroom
Summer flowers on the mach air
Evening  light on the sands
Cottage interior
The snug
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Isle of Harris, Lewis and Harris, Outer Hebrides, The Hebrides, Scotland

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fiona p
York, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great place for 2 people”
Reviewed 8 November 2013 for a stay in October 2013
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You can,t help but love this little cottage.Th e owner was extremly helpful,the cottage has an amazing selection of books on Harris.We could not see how you could possible sleep 6 people comfortably or with any privacy.It would make a great place for 4 people if you turned "the Snug" into a 2nd bedroom,had a right angled kitchen and a very much smaller dining table.As with the previous review you do need blinds on upstairs velux windows.It would be nice to also have a comfy sofa....Ikea are not the best for them!Yes, we would return but with only the 2 of us in it,s current layout.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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DR CHRIST...
Glasgow, Scotland
Level 5 Contributor
78 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Cuckoo Cottage - Compact (<50sqm), Cosy & Clean”
Reviewed 24 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

PROS & CONS - five-a-piece

Attractions:
1. Compact (<50sqm), cosy & clean;
2. UFH + HW both provided. Building generally well insulated, so warmth not a problem;
3. Decent-sized bathroom + shower-room, both with WC+basin;
4. Location/view - immediate access to and superb views over LuskentyreBeach;
5. Wet weather entertainment amenities (Freesat + Wii).

Reservations:
1. Water pressure not great (both bath & shower);
2. No blinds for 3 Velux windows in upstairs bedroom;
3. No mobile phone signal or wifi (some would label this an advantage!);
4. Essentially a one-bedroom cottage, with open plan living-diner room and separate lounge area. Can sleep 7 if privacy amongst occupants is not essential and you’re not all over 6’ tall;
5. A few minor maintenance issues - heavily creaking floorboards & door handles broken/missing - which the very reasonable owner will probably soon have sorted.

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Liked best: Close access to one of the UK's most superb & extensive beaches – Luskentyre
Liked least: Poor water pressure - c.20 mins to run a bath
Travelling group: Teenagers
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Martykar
Halstead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Superb location,warm and cosy house,great holiday”
Reviewed 15 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013

The house was clean and well equipped, with great views across the dunes to the beach, which has to be one of the best but whilst we where there hardly anybody on it.
Good location, for plenty of walks and bird watching.
Will definitely go back and would have no hesitation in recommending.

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anne101_1...
Morpeth, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
“the perfect cottage for a couple with children with the best beach view in the world.”
Reviewed 19 June 2013 for a stay in May 2013

We loved this house , we were there as a couple on their own and it was just right. we could happily have stayed there with up to 4 children. The view from the kitchen and sitting area or children's area is quite incredible and it is only a stone's throw from the silvery sand and turquoise water of the beach. we have already recommended it to friends and will definitely be going back. we walked every day , did not have time for fishing but had a great boat trip to St Kilda with Kilda Cruises.
There is not enough privacy to have 2 couples staying there without having a separating door or curtain to wall off the downstairs sleeping area.
great for 2 adults.

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Liked best: the view and the cleanliness
Liked least: cotton sheets would have made it perfect
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2013 for a stay in May 2013

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Liked best: location
Liked least: would have been an added luxury to have a water pump as water pressure low in shower
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
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