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“Brilliant wee cottage in the heart of Ardnamurchan”
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13 reviews
Salen Bay .The arrow is Salen Cottage
The cottage from just outside Salen hotel the bay is just 1 minute from here
Salen Bay
Salen Jetty
View from front of cottage Tide out at this point
Through the house
View from bedroom
Another view of the bay
Through the front door
Bedroom
Really cosy lounge
Kitchen
Kitchen Dining Room
Salen Cottage was built in1853 and was the old police station and the room on the left was the jail
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Ardnamurchan Peninsula, Lochaber, Scottish Highlands, Scotland

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Very good - based on 13 reviews
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Craig W
Bishopton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Brilliant wee cottage in the heart of Ardnamurchan”
Reviewed 19 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015
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My wife and I (and dog) are just back from a terrific few days at this little gem in the heart of one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland. The cottage is terrific for 2 people, with a cosy lounge and fireplace overlooking the bay at Salen. The kitchen is nice and reasonably well equipped, as is the bedroom. Wifi was terrific for the Highlands, as good if not better than ours at home! A great base for exploring the area. Bring your own toiletries and logs/coal (some provided but if you use the fire like us you'll need reinforcements!!). We would happily return! Many thanks Graham!

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Liked best: Cosy lounge and the view!
Liked least: Shower pressure was not great but its a highland cottage not a city hotel!!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Lovely break with husband and dog. Good location”
Reviewed 11 August 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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person found this review helpful

Enjoyed the stay very much. Great location handy for local pub (where dogs were also welcome). Climbed Ben Hiant, hiked around Sanna Bay (both a reasonable drive away), and generally had a very relaxing time. Cottage clean and comfortable. Enjoyed a bit of bird spotting with the telescope (although we have no idea what we were looking for!).

Good location to make the drive from south (in our case Glasgow) not too long but still enjoy a remote location with a shorter drive to all the corners of Ardnamurchan using Salen as a base.

Heating didn't kick in after almost 3 hours of the fire on on our first day but engineer was called very quickly and rectified issue with the programmer (unseasonably cold June!). On our last night local shop ran out of coal so perhaps make sure you're well stocked in everything you might need in case - there are not many shops around.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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bob V
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great location and comfortable”
Reviewed 23 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Had a four day break here, we had everything we needed for a quiet few days except unusually no shower or bath products left. Views over the lock and local small quay from the windows or seat in the garden were superb and varied from day to day.
Think the property would benefit from a revamp of the bathroom, it was clean and functional but these days we feel a shower cubicle would improve the stay.

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Liked best: Homeliness and view
Liked least: Bathroom
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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