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Back Brae Lodge location behind the famous Royal Buildings in Tobermory.
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Back Brae Lodge location behind the famous Royal Buildings in Tobermory.
Location below Western Isles Hotel. Kitchen and dining area.
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Back Brae Lodge location behind the famous Royal Buildings in Tobermory.
Location below Western Isles Hotel.
Kitchen and dining area.
Living area.
Living area with partition closed.
Dining and living area.
Double sofabed closed.
Double sofabed open.
Upper entrance.
Some local Tobermory products.
Main bedroom.
Main bedroom with sink.
Main bedroom with full length mirror.
Bedroom
Time for a nap.
Upper stairway.
Lower stairway.
Bathroom with shower and bath.
Lobby and drying room.
Decking by rock face.
Entrances to Back Brae Lodge
Main Street, Tobermory
Elvis the otter.
White tailed sea eagle.
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Tobermory, Isle of Mull, The Hebrides, Scotland

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Charlotte...
1 review
“Outstanding.”
Reviewed 29 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Back Brae Lodge is set off Main Street in Tobermory. It is peaceful but still close to amenities including shops, bank, restaurants and cafe. Although, there is no designated parking, we had no problem parking on the street during the week of our stay in July.

We found the accommodation itself clean, comfortable and exactly as described. There are DVDs, books and board games for rainy days and a wealth of helpful information on local walks and trips to Iona, and Staffa. There is a charming and secluded decking area which is perfect for enjoying a glass of wine.

On arrival we received two small sample bottles of whisky which of course made us want to visit the Tobermory Distillery. A lovely touch.

Would highly recommend staying at Back Brae Lodge for couples or a young family of three or four.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
30 Jul 2015
Thanks, glad you enjoyed your stay!
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AKS994
Blackburn, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great accomodation in perfect location with really helpful owner”
Reviewed 5 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We stayed in Back Brae Lodge for just short of a week. We arrived a day later than planned because of the Calmac ferry strike. The owner, Kenny, very helpfully emailed and warned us about the imminent strike, which wasn't covered in the English media at all until it was actually happening. That meant we could sort out alternative ferry times and overnight accomodation in Oban ahead of the rush/ allocation by Calmac. He was very accessible throughout, responding promptly to emails. We loved the space in the apartment, especially downstairs where there is lots of space for getting in and out of walking boots and gear and to hang and dry stuff as well as a tumble drier. The apartment is really set up for a couple, as the web site suggests. It is literally round the corner from a great pub, The Mishnish, and handy for lots of great eating places including Cafe Fish. We also appreciated the wifi and satellite channels on the TV. Parking is not on site but was never a problem.

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Management Response
6 Jul 2015
Thanks for your review!
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rosemary9...
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
143 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Absolutely perfect”
Reviewed 28 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Just returned from a week here and cannot praise the accommodation highly enough. Friendly, helpful owner made the booking process easy and was kind enough to return the clothing I stupidly left behind.

The property is in a prime spot, just off the harbour in one of Scotland's most well recognised locations. We had no trouble parking and had shops, restaurants and a bank within a minute of the door. Despite that, the house was very quiet and relaxing. The living space upstairs us bright and spacious with a very well equipped kitchen area, comfy seating and TV and WiFi.
Downstairs is a large bedroom and bathroom and a really useful large hallway for outdoor gear. Everything was absolutely spotless and the malt whiskers and biscuits were a nice welcoming touch.
Tobermory us a great place to stay with lots to do and masses of activities within easy reach in other parts of Mull. I would not hesitate to stay at Back Brae Lodge again and thouroughly recommend it.

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Liked best: Everything's! Location and comfiort.
Liked least: There was nothing we didn't like
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
28 Jun 2015
Glad you enjoyed your holiday!
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LuckyWisb...
Wisbech
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Great holiday, super accomadation, didnt want to leave!”
Reviewed 15 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Arrived tired so a small drop of whisky was very welcome, great accomadation with all we needed, cosy and comfy with all mod cons. We parked on main Street and once it was quiet in the evening managed to park just yards away for the whole week. So much to see and do we didnt get to everything. Great meal at Cafe Fish, 3 times at the chip van, both Chinese, Hebridean lodge very good. Hired electric bikes, did Discover Mull Tour, Distillery tour, went to Glengorm Castle, aros park is alovely walk, plus lots more. If you want to do nothing you have all you want in Tobermory or if like us you like to get out and about as well its perfect. Back Brae Lodge was a perfect base, evrything was nearby and trly a home from home.

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Liked best: Many things, but a great location for whatever you like to do
Liked least: Coming home
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
16 Jun 2015
Thanks - glad you enjoyed your holiday!
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Stuart R
Truro, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Holiday on Mull”
Reviewed 17 May 2015 for a stay in March 2015

The apartment was perfect. It had everything you could want.There were very helpful instructions and a welcome pack with some local whiskey miniatures on our arrival.Tobermory is the main town on the island and there are cafes,pubs and restaurants which are all within walking distance.There are maps and guide books in the apartment with lots of helpful suggestions about where to go and things to see.Allow plenty of time as roads are narrow you don't want to rush.Everything was excellent and would recommend Back Brae for a relaxing break with everything you could want.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
18 May 2015
Thank you, glad you enjoyed your stay!
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