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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan Peninsula, Lochaber, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

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“Beautiful views can't hide too many cut corners”
Reviewed 17 August 2012 for a stay in August 2012
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The location is amazing but having paid a significant fee to rent Dondies for a week we were left feeling slightly cheated. My wife and I had booked to include our 7 year old son and when the sofa bed we were promised turned out to be just a small, hard sofa he spent the first night on the floor. We were hardly better off in a bed which was as hard as rock but to the owner's credit they quickly delivered a fold-up bed when we complained. We are regular tourists to this area and have stayed in many types and levels of accommodation but Dondie's was one of the worst prepared and equipped we'd seen. Unfortunately for a relatively expensive let everything had an air of cheapness. The "ddrive" is little more than a potholed mess and when you get there things don't improve. From the broken coffee pot and cheap and worn utensils to the tiny shower (where there is actually plenty of space for a better one) it seemed that comfort and quality takes second place to profit. Having said that we enjoyed the fabulous area though it would have been much better if we could have looked forward to a modicum of comfort and a good night's sleep back at Dondies.Unfortunately Dondie's offers neither.

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Liked best: the views
Liked least: The rock hard bed
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Management Response
24 Sep 2012
We are sorry to see you felt the property was not to your liking. Steading Holidays took the booking for 3 people when in fact it is only designed for 2, that was our mistake and we apologies. We hope that you will book again with us and will make sure that you do get the quality you are looking for.
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