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The Dark Island Hotel is situated in the heart of Benbecula. It opened as a hotel on the 30th June 1981, previously a restaurant and is now a 42 bed roomed hotel. It derived its name from the tune “The Dark Island”.
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Restaurant
Free parking
Free Internet
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I stayed for 2 nights on business and found it to be very comfortable. My room was in good order, quiet and well equipped. The food was good and my gluten free diet well catered for. The staff were friendly and helpful.
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Bathroom wad freezing cold, toilet stained and carpet didn't fit. Evening meal - chicken was not cooked. Had to send it back, as did two others. Two new potatoes and a few small cabbage leaves. Apple crumble tasted ok but not recognisable as a crumble. At breakfast thete were
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We stayed here 2 years ago on a coach trip. The hotel hasn't changed at all. We found the decor dark and a little old fashioned. Our room [24] was on the ground floor [as most rooms are, those in the roof space are very small] it was very small and approached by a long corridor
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Obviously there’s a vast range of rooms in this hotel and we were unlucky enough to get a miniscule room upstairs. It was so small we had to put the one small chair and bin in the bathroom just to fit two cases in. One small case was jammed up against the door and had to be
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If you're looking for average then you'll find it right here. Staff are very accommodating. Food is good. Room was fine. What lets the show down is the state of the bathroom. Crack-filled tiles and mould-ridden grout does not look appealing now. Bathroom is in dire need of an
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My daughter's room. She liked it.
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"A room on the ground floor. 24 was OK."
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"Rooms at the rear have great views across the Machair"
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"No lift available for guests"
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hotel dark island
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandThe HebridesOuter HebridesBenbecula Island
NUMBER OF ROOMS
42
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