We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
“Amazing view, great value”
other travellers have booked this property
The view from Wavecrest
Bookings for this home are first-come, first served. Lock in your dates before they are gone
The view from Wavecrest
Check Availability
Request to Book
Make Enquiry
Excellent
17 reviews
The view from Wavecrest
This property is not available for these dates.
Don't give up! Enquire about other rentals just like this one that are available -
Show all rentals available
Overview
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Staffin, Isle of Skye, The Hebrides, Scotland

Reviews from our community

Excellent - based on 17 reviews
Write a Review

Reviews from our community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
English first
French first
Any
English first
Callum N
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Amazing view, great value”
Reviewed 28 November 2016 for a stay in November 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Such great value for a wonderful place with a fantastic view of the beach and Staffin, all within 5 minutes of Skye attractions. I can only fault that it doesn't have Wifi, but it's not a necessity. Thank you!

Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
30 Nov 2016
Thank you for your kind words Callum. I hope you may come back and enjoy 'Wavecrest' for longer next time! Janice
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
catherine...
Leeds
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Relaxing and beautiful”
Reviewed 17 September 2016 for a stay in June 2016
1
person found this review helpful

We've been to Skye many times before. This was the first time at wavecrest and not disappointed. What a lovely clean comfortable cottage .The lounge is a gem over looking the bay breakfast looking out to sea was bliss. Perfect place for relaxing after climbing Ben Nevis on route to Skye. Although we did plenty of walking up Quraing, Old Man of Storr! And found a new place on the road out of Staffin to the coast with dramatic stacks in the sea remote and breath taking! We will be back I'm sure . Skye is so special as is Wavecrest.

How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
Service
Liked best: The views
Liked least: No wifi
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
20 Sep 2016
Thank you for the lovely review Catherine and I hope you will visit 'Wavecrest' again before too long. I love walking on Skye myself and always find the Quairaing such a magical place. Janice
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Missbrigh...
Broadway, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Views to die for”
Reviewed 21 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Good points.
Lovely spacious bungalow with gorgeous views from every window. Comfortably furnished and well equipped. Heating by storage heaters which are adequate.
Less good points.
holiday maker is expected to re charge the electricity meter at local shops then keep an eye on it all week to ensure it remains in credit. I didn't really want to be bothered with this and would prefer to pay a little more for the cottage and not worry about the electricity.
The cottage doesn't have a phone signal or wifi.

Value Rooms
Location Cleanliness
Service
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
22 Jun 2016
Thanks for your review.
We deliberately have an electricity meter to keep the costs down for the cottage - especially in the better weather where there is no charge for the customers. I appreciate your relevant point however since we're almost in a 'catch 22' situation. We opted to keep the costs for the week to an absolute minimum thinking this would suit more clients.
Likewise the lack of a phone/wifi - although I get a signal on my mobile phone with Vodaphone. Some clients just want to get away from it all - no contact from work etc.If this is an issue with most of our clients, we will remedy this. So, once again, 'thank you' for your useful feedback.
Janice
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
mawa59
Kaarst, Germany
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect location for phototrips to the Quiraing, Old Man etc ...”
Reviewed 18 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Well equipped house (esp. kitchen and living room) in an absolutely perfect location for photographers and walkers. Stunning views over nice Staffin beach (5 Minutes to go). Everything clean and tidy and well managed (written information for mostly every concern) . Wonderful patio with morning sun. I really felt comfortable here and would like to come back again.

The only (really small !) thing I didn't like so much were the mattresses. They were so soft :-) But I guess this is a matter of opinion anyway.

How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
Service
Travelling group: Solo Traveller
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
20 Jun 2016
Thank you for your comments. We bought 'Wavecrest' for its location and we always find it stunning all-over-again each time we visit. Haste ye back! Janice
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nicki P
1 review
“Beautiful cottage ”
Reviewed 15 June 2016 for a stay in February 2016

Had such a fantastic time at the cottage. It has all the amenities one would need for time away. The patio doors are special as you can see all the way to Staffin island and the lighthouse on the mainland from the comfort of the sofa, which I valued most. It's in a great location to set off to the Quarraing and the Old Man of Storr, with gorgeous walks all around. I've visited many times through the years and enjoy every moment I'm there! I couldn't go anywhere else on Skye!

Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
20 Jun 2016
Thank you for your comments. My husband and I love to walk from the door of 'Wavecrest'to the 'dinosaur footprints' on the small beach near Staffin slip. A memorable walk through time! Come back soon if you can. Janice
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Enter dates for more accurate prices
2 guests
Adults2
Children0
Apply
from
US$71
/
Night
Week
Book Now
Or, send the owner a message
This property has Payment Protection
Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer.
Learn more about paying safely.
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing