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“Brilliant ... thank you :-)”
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Birsay, Orkney Islands, Scotland

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J9988
edinburgh
Level 5 Contributor
51 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Brilliant ... thank you :-)”
Reviewed 3 July 2018 for a stay in June 2018

We very much enjoyed our stay at Swannay. Quiet and peaceful. All we needed in the property including vac plum cleaner (with 2 dogs needed that!) well equipped kitchen not that we cooked much lovely outside space with a secure garden. Good for off road parking. Karen was helpful and good for a blether.....thanks Karen.

Date of stay: June 2018
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
5 Jul 2018
Glad you enjoyed your trip to Orkney and your stay at Swannay Cottage.
Would love to see you again sometime
Thanks
Karen
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 for a stay in April 2018
1
person found this review helpful

Date of stay: April 2018
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
28 Apr 2018
Thank you, glad you had a lovely time when in Orkney.
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Hannah D
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely cottage”
Reviewed 8 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017
1
person found this review helpful

We had a fantastic holiday at Swannay Cottage. Lovely quiet location and extremely clean and well equipped cottage. Really cosy and warm too. Friendly and helpful owner nearby.

Date of stay: August 2017
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Management Response
21 Aug 2017
Glad you enjoyed your holiday. Hope to see back in Orkney sometime.
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Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017
1
person found this review helpful

Date of stay: July 2017
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
31 Jul 2017
Great you had a good time when you were in Orkney. The weather was very good to you. I hope that would consider Swannay Cottage again if you should return to Orkney.
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682hollyh
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great place to stay”
Reviewed 11 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017
2
people found this review helpful

What a wonderful place to stay. The cottage has plenty of space for 5 adults and 4 dogs.

This place has everything you could need. On arrival the basics were there including tea, coffee and milk along with a lovely basket of extras with local produce to try.
The garden is lovely and once the gate at the front is closed its completely enclosed which is perfect for 4 dogs to run and play.

All of the fixtures, fittings and kitchen ware etc are of an excellently high standard. The extra little touches like the Orkney soap products in the bathroom were a lovely touch and we really haven't wanted for anything.

The wi-fi was a bit temperamental but that was kind of nice!!

The owner Karen greeted us on the first day and was very friendly and welcoming.
I would definitely recommend this cottage and will stay again if we come back to Orkney.


Date of stay: May 2017
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
28 May 2017
So glad you enjoyed your stay. We would love to see you all again.
Karen
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