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Front of cottage
Large kitchen/diner (4.3m x 3.6m)
Kitchen/diner
Sitting room with log burning stove (3.5m x 3.4m)
Sitting room with log burning stove
Master bedroom with 2 windows (4.3m x 3.6m)
Master bedroom
Master bedroom with period fireplace
En-suite (2.4m x 1.2m)
Twin room (3.8m x 2.8m)
Twin room
Nursery / dressing room off twin room (3.8m x 1.7m)
Family bathroom (3.0 x 2.2m)
Family bathroom
Driveway to the side
The very substantial enclosed garden
Enclosed garden
View to the side
View to the front
Burray family park
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
St Margaret's Hope, South Ronaldsay, Orkney Islands, Scotland

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Anna L
The Hague, The Netherlands
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“very genuinely perfect!”
Reviewed 28 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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As another reviewer stated, the photos do not do the cottage any justice. It is a beautiful old building and by British standards the interior is simply luxurious, from the fully equiped kitchen with everything you might need (which is more than rare in rental) to the "real" bathroom(s) (no shabby plumbing, no electric shower), double-glazing, great heating... It is really spatious and it was immaculate. We were there in the spring and the garden was in full bloom, it was gorgeous... If you have very small ones, you won't believe how great the place is, baby-toilet seat, fire guard, baby room... We have never, anywhere (and we do get around!) rented a place of this quality! The owners have a whole set of explanations from how to work the heating to where to go for puffins...
Francophones, n'hesitez pas une seconde a louer cette maison traditionelle, plus que confortable, a des gens adorables! Le jardin est une merveille, il y a un poele a bois (ou a tourbe!), du fromage des orcades dans le frigo...

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Liked best: the garden
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Beautiful place to stay”
Reviewed 12 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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Such a lovely place to stay I really didn't want to leave. Great kitchen with everything you could need, cosy living room with log burning stove, huge garden and lovely comfy beds. The very best part is the shower in the ensuite bathroom upstairs, it could blast you into next week if you wanted it to.
Owners leave a well written & well thought out information booklet and some yummy local biccy's.
The cottage looks nice in the photos but they really don't do it justice and the whole place is spotlessly clean.
We will definitely be recommending this place to everyone.

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Gotha, Germany
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Reviewed 4 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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