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Phoenix House

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Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

Well looked after B&B with very friendly owners. The rooms are very nicely decorated and very clean. Everything looks and feels luxurious.. The breakfast was excellent. Good tea and an scottish breakfast . Guests share one big table which was actually quite nice. Across the road is the village pub and behind that the loch. A beautiful setting on Skye.

Thank Hexeini
Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 May 2013

Well looked after B&B with very friendly owners. The rooms are very nicely decorated and very clean. Everything looks and feels luxurious. Our room had a very nice ensuite. The breakfast was excellent. Good coffee. Guests share one big table which was actually quite nice. Across the road is the village pub and behind that the loch. A beautiful setting...

1Thank Flor_H
Leer, Germany
Reviewed 18 October 2012

A friend of mine told me about this B&B and its friendly owners and we luckyly choose this. It is a wounderful place to stay with a great view out of the window. Also it is a very calm area so we could enjoy our stay there very much. Chris and Elaine also cared very much for my vegan diet...

Thank Astrofruechtchen
Nannup, Australia
Reviewed 17 September 2012

We also were interested in this Bed and Breakfast after reading the recent report, we agreed with the first impression from the outside, but behind that door is an amazing warm greeting and the best bedrooms we have seen, room with a view,and very comfy. We went to the pub for a lovely tea and it just happened to be...

Thank 433Liz
VictorMeldrewSkye, Owner at Phoenix House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and thank you everyone who has enjoyed their stay with us since we have started the bed and breakfast. Our of many hundreds of people who have stayed with us. from all parts of the world, there have been one or two who have come with bitterness in their hearts and left in the...

Lake Arrowhead, California
Reviewed 13 September 2012

We were very comfortable and felt right at home. Our rooms were clean and very cozy. Breakfast was great. We went to the Old Inn and had good food and hung with the locals a bit. Chris likes the Beach Boys so we had that in common. :-). With Elaine's perfect instructions we found and enjoyed the fairy pools after...

Thank Jo2119
New Zealand
Reviewed 10 September 2012

We chose this B&B because of its location which was an ideal base for a couple of days touring. Also we were keen to meet the person who had written a very clever reply to a negative Tripadvisor review. We were not disappointed on either count. Chris was a very nice bloke, very laid back and a bit of a...

Thank DerrickandMyra
Reviewed 30 August 2012

I had the most romantic vacation I could ever dream of with my boyfried in Skye! We spent 3 nights at the Phoenix House where Elaine and Chris, the owners, were so friendly, so kind and extremely discreet. I had the sensation of feeling cuddled by the cosy atmosphere. The room was a beautifully docorated one and felt like being...

Thank Gianna d
Ilkley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2012

My partner and i had a fantastic week on Skye staying at Phoenix House. The room was excellent, the breakfast superb and the friendliness of Chris and Elaine topped it all off. I would have loved to stay longer if only to discuss more our shared passion for music with Chris. The quietness was most welcome, but so was the...

Thank Paulmetc
Portland, Maine
Reviewed 18 June 2012

I have thought about this review for quite a while. My husband I stayed in the Highland Retreat room for 2 days. I am glad it was only 2. We had read all of the reviews, the good and the bad. We felt that the pictures of things that did not look good were from reviews from 4 years ago...

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Management response:

It was with great sadness that we read this review and we are sorry you did not have a happy time. Clearly the psychological theory of "transference" is alive and well. The rooms were clean and the breakfast was good (but not great). Well thats a good start. The gardens. It was such a shame that Mellors the gardener was...

Christchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 June 2012

We stayed here one night on 30th May & had a really lovely stay. The room was nicely decorated, very clean, incredibly comfy bed & the welcome very friendly. Would have been helpful to have had a mirror in the room rather than just the bathroom, but hardly a point that impacted our stay. The best bit of the stay...

Thank Mozza68

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Phoenix House

Address: Phoenix House Carbost on Loch Harport | Carbost Village, Carbost IV47 8SR, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Skye > Carbost
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Phoenix House Carbost, Isle Of Skye
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“lovely view of the lake”
433Liz, 17 Sep 2012 | Read review
“Our room was at the front and looked out over the loch”
Familytravellers008, 11 Jun 2012 | Read review
“Front double room and ensuite very roomy plus the new large television !”
jayd144, 9 Jun 2012 | Read review
“For a good view over the loch choose one of the two rooms at the front.”
Dave346, 22 May 2012 | Read review
“There aren't any extra tips to give - except of course ask for a loch view if available.”
marie_a_philips, 27 Apr 2012 | Read review
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