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well equipped kitchen
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Kingsize bed
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Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Portree, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland

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Susan S
Derby, England, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“One off the bucket list”
Reviewed 25 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014

We have wanted to visit Skye for several years, so discided this was to be the year to go, as neither of us are getting any younger. A long journey, but so worth the effort.
We were so delighted when we saw the view from our studio window, and must have spent hours over the week, just watching out for the sky and the wildlife.
The studio had every thing 2 people could want over a week, in fact, once you'd got the food in, there was no need to go any where else. We had the lovely garden behind us to wonder in, or just look out of the rear window at.
Joyce and Brian odviously love their home and make you feel they love to share it with you, the little touches such as the dish cloth and washing up liquid already there for use show that.

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Liked best: The location of the propety
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers
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Susan M
Banbury, United Kingdom
1 review
“Absolutely wonderful!”
Reviewed 1 September 2014 for a stay in July 2014

The studio was everything we could have hoped for. Excellently and thoughtfully designed to provide what is needful for a relaxing stay. Warm, light, comfortable, easily cleaned. Uncluttered. Plenty of storage space. Good cooking and laundry facilities. Lovely views of the loch. Very helpful hosts.

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Liked best: The bird feeder.
Liked least: Perhaps not quite as thoroughly clean when we arrived as the studio should have been.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Graham B
Dalgety Bay
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Fantastic studio cottage, in amazing loaction on Skye”
Reviewed 11 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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Knott Cottage is a studio apartment with amazing views over Loch Snizort on Skye. The studio is very modern and clean and fitted out to a very high standard. The lounge/bedroom area is very large with two 'Joey seats' (from Friends) positioned to take in the amazing view from the full height window looking over the loch. The bathroom is huge with a waterfall style shower just what,s needed after a day walking. Everything you need is provided, washing machine, dishwasher etc. Joyce and Brian are a lovely couple who made us feel very welcome and were there if you ever needed them. The gardens associated with the property are lovely you can even get a cream tea and buy some plants after viewing for a small donation to charity (great idea Joyce). The property is well located 15 mins from both Portree and Dunvegan. There are many great things to do on Skye, Dunvegan Castle, The Fairy Pools walk in Glen Brittle, the Storr, the Quirrang. Castle Donald is also worth a visit in Armadale as is afternoon tea at Kinloch Lodge just north of Armadale on the way home. Wildlife abounds on Skye and we saw Otters, Seals, Herons, Buzzards, and a Sea Eagle all from the window at the studio. The property also has a gas BBQ that you can use located in the main vegetable garden. There are so many great places to mention for eating a couple not to miss are the Edinbane Inn (5 mins from Cottage, see separate review) traditional musinc on Wednesdays, Loch Bay Seafood restaurant in Stein (make sure you book in advance). For a real treat either eat at the Three Chimneys or even better stay and eat we spent our last night there, you wont be disappointed.
Overall we had a great holiday, property fantastic, location great, weather good, locals very friendly, scenery spectacular, and Joyce and Brian were lovely owners, all of which contributed to a very enjoyable wee. Looking forward to returning sometime.

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Liked best: Location, views and high standard
Liked least: We could only stay 1 week
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Vermeire
Lier
2 reviews
“Amazing views in very well equipped apartment”
Reviewed 29 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

We had a wonderful holiday in Kent. Knott is in the center of this beautiful island, ideal for walking and exploring the neighborhood.
And in the evenings we found ourselves sitting in the wonderful apartment, binoculars by our site, spotting for otters in the loch nearby.

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Liked best: Views
Liked least: It can be pretty cloudy in Skye. But that lasted only one day.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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magsclark
Warrington, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“beautiful views, comfortable place”
Reviewed 30 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

A self contained studio apartment with everything you could want, lovely views, warm environment (underfloor heating), good TV reception (though the views take over), comfortable king size bed, modern kitchen and bathroom...only thing was that the WiFi wasn't functioning in the apartment but the owners were happy for me to go and sit in their living room to access my emails.
I later found out that my nephew and his wife have stayed here too!

Travelling group: Solo
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