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“Magical location - Wonderful Accomodation”
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Lochgoilhead, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland

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traceyoz
Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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“let down”
Reviewed May 8, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

My husband and I have just returned from a long weekend at this cottage . first of all the location is stunning and from the outside the place looks lovely but as soon as we entered we were hit with the strong smell of damp and plug in air freshener that is trying to mask the smell. The home itself is very run down and dirty and in need of an upgrade all the furniture is from the late 60s and falling apart. The only good thing about this house was the view and also this is not a COTTAGE it is a rather large portacabin which is extremely cold only 3 plug in heaters to heat the whole place . We were very disappointed with this place as the photos looked nice but to be honest I would not recommend this place we came home with all our belongings smelling of dampness.

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Liked best: the view
Liked least: the whole place
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Management Response
9 May 2015
Ouch - that hurts... I respect your right to post a review and thank you for being fair and pointing out the thing you liked about Westering: the great location. A bit harsh calling it a portacabin especially when you can see the building from the exterior pictures in the gallery. The lounge area has so much window space, designed to take in the view, that granted it can be cold in the morning until the light hits that room - that is why there are heaters. The furniture is to the owners taste. Again, all in the pictures. Regards: Leonard Gow, Lochgoilhead Holidays
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Happyargy...
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Magical location - Wonderful Accomodation”
Reviewed August 25, 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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My wife could not believe that I found this place at short notice and it proved to be a great choice for maximum stress relief.

The views are spectacular and can be viewed from the kitchen which has a large servery to the lounge. Very well equipped and we were very lucky with the day time weather.

Lots of comings and goings in the Loch, boats of all types and sizes, sea birds abound with the Gannets taking pride of place with there effortless soaring and spectacular diving into the water.

All the locals were incredibly friendly and helpful, Lochgoilhead has a real community feel which has been lost in so many places.

Leonard could not have been more helpful, thank you again.

If you have time do visit St Conan's Kirk at the head of Loch Awe it is simply beautiful and a stunning piece of architecture. A plus is that the friends of St Conan's have converted the Kirk cottage into a very nice tearoom. Here is a link www.stconanskirk.org.uk/

Thank you Argylle and Lochgoilhead

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Liked best: The views and peacefulness, so relaxing
Liked least: Taking the wrong route on the way there (my fault)
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Mandy D
Perth, United Kingdom
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“Stunning cottage with breathtaking views”
Reviewed August 5, 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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We recently stayed at this cottage for a week and were blown away with the stunning views, it was like home from home, very comfortable, great for the dog and within a stones throw from the beach, would highly recommend this cottage and we will definitely return next year!

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Darren F
1 review
“Excellent position but overall an average property”
Reviewed July 20, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Just back from a 3 day trip and i have to say we were was a little dissapointed with the property, although the views are stunning the property could do with upgrading, the lounge and kitchen are of a good standard but the bedrooms,bathrooms and garden areas are tired looking and are just about ok. This is our 3rd trip to the loch and at £90 per night there are other properties available which offer better value for money. Having said that it is still a nice place but in its current state i would say it is more suited as a base for a short stay.

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Management Response
31 Jul 2014
Thank you for taking the time to share your impressions online. I would say your comments are fair. The pictures in the online gallery of the bedrooms, bathroom etc are an accurate representation of the property so guests know what to expect when they arrive. Westering has one of the best locations in the village. It's private garden setting right by the loch but just steps into the village are factored into the price. I will certainly pass your comments on to the owner. Regards: Leonard at Lochgoilhead Holidays.
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Alexandre...
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Reviewed 4 days ago for a stay in August 2018
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Management Response
19 Aug 2018
How upsetting. How upsetting for you. How upsetting for the owner of Westering Cottage who renewed the beds in Spring 2018 - this year. How upsetting for the electrician who did the PAT testing this year. How upsetting that you did not contact the housekeeper reporting that the dishwasher was not working. You had their contact number and an invitation to call them if you had any problems. How upsetting you could not open a window or the sliding doors to let some fresh air into the cottage. The bathroom is exactly as shown in the pictures on the listing. No surprises. We value your feedback - especially when I checked your past TripAdvisor reviews and could only find one, as follows: Avoid it ! Review of Hotel Pension Adria. Horrible place. I could not find one positive review you have posted on any property.
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Guido V
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in July 2018
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Management Response
21 Jul 2018
Bedankt voor je reacties. Ik zal doorgeven aan de eigenaar. Regards: Leonard
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Reviewed May 8, 2017 for a stay in June 2016
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