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The Walk-up

5 (9 reviews)
2 Scorrybreac Staffin Road
Tel: 01478613681
'The Walk-up' is a comfortable, bright, spacious, self-catering loft apartment for two persons It has a large comfortable double bedroom with a UK king sized bed and a spacious en-suite with a large powerful main pressure shower, basin, toilet and heated towel rail. The fully equipped kitchenette has combination oven/grill/microwave and a two plate induction hob, kettle and toaster. There is a dining table with two stools and sitting area with armchair and two seat sofa. The smart TV is also connected to Skysat TV. Electricity, heating, bed linen and towels are included.

units

Portree Apartment/ "The Walk-up"

Max:  
En suite

A self-catering apartment for 2 persons with own entrance more >

A self-catering apartment for 2 persons with own entranceRoom Facilities:

  • Off road parking
  • USB charging points
  • Alarm Clock
  • ALL Rooms Non-Smoking
  • Broadband/High Speed Internet Access
  • Cooker
  • Crockery & Utensils Supplied
  • Digital Television Channels
  • Dining Area
  • Ensuite Bath/Shower Room In Unit
  • Fridge
  • Hair Dryer In Room
  • Heating Throughout Property
  • King Size Bed
  • Kitchenette
  • Linen & Towels Supplied
  • Living Room
  • Microwave
  • Mist-free Mirror
  • Satellite Television Channels
  • WI-FI Internet Access

Facilities

  • Kitchenette
  • Garden For Residents' Use
  • Internet Access

Policies

Check In: Between 15:00 and 23:00
Check Out: Between 9:00 and 10:00
Wi-fi: Wireless internet is available and is free of charge.
Smoking: There is no smoking permitted anywhere within the property.
Parking: Parking for all guests is available on site and is free of charge.

Children: All guests must be 18 or over, no children are allowed.
Pets: Pets are not allowed.
Groups: Groups are accepted up to a maximum of 2 people. No stag and hen groups.

Average

5.0
out of 5
9 reviews

100% recommend

Breakdown

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Reviews
5
out of 5

6th October 2020:

Beautiful apartment, superbly finished with everything you need for a comfortable stay. Walking distance to Portree and an ideal base for exploring Syke. We loved our stay!

Tips:

The apartment has its own private entrance along with cooking facilities. Close to Portree which has a Co-Op along with pubs/restaurants and takeaways.

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Would Recommend: Yes

5
out of 5

29th September 2020:

The location is perfect as it is only a short walk into the town were you have pubs, restaurants, shops and co-op convenience store. The bigger supermarket is only a 5 minute drive away. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the walk up and it had everything we needed. The space you have to move about is plenty. The pictures don’t really do it justice to be honest. It is a little gem of a place and Richard & Margaret are a lovely couple. The apartment is very warm and cosy with all the facilities you need. There is no washing machine but the laundrette is in the hostel in the town centre (it was being refurbished when we were there so it was closed) no major issue for us though. There is plenty of maps and books for walks in the apartment but you also have the tourist information centre in the town centre. Due to COVID restrictions they were not open for retail but were giving people maps and any questions they were very helpful. Like everywhere else you needed to book tables in some pubs/restaurants but to be honest as we were out walking most of the day and the co-op has everything you need we cooked in the apartment most days. Skye is a beautiful place and we will definitely be back but will have an overnight stop off on our way as it was a long journey.

Tips:

Old Man of Storr is an amazing walk with outstanding views and also Quairang. You can do a local loop walk in Portree and this map is available from the tourist information centre. Also there is a forest walk you can do from Aros deli/store/cafe/shop which is just outside the town centre on the main road past the garage. There are lots of viewpoints when you are travelling around Skye to take pictures and videos and you will be absolutely astounded by the stunning views. You can also do a boat trip from the town centre which you book down on the harbour MV Stardust which is 25:00 for 2hrs. You will get to see seals, various birds but the main attraction for us was Sea Eagles. There is no guarantee but we were lucky and saw 4.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you Donna for your review. It was our pleasure to share the Walk-up with both you and Paul. Thank you also for abiding by our simple requests to help during the Covid pandemic.

5
out of 5

20th September 2020:

Beautiful loft apartment furnished to a high standard with everything you need for a comfortable stay! Amazing views of the Cuillin Hills and the stars at night! The owners Richard and Claire were friendly, helpful and very kindly left us a lovely bottle of wine chilling in the fridge! Great place to stay and have no hesitation in recommending this apartment to others!

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you for your review, It has been our pleasure to welcome you to The Walk-up.

5
out of 5

5th September 2020:

We really enjoyed our stay at the walk up, it was a perfectly placed little apartment a short walk from Portree and perfect for what we wanted it for. We had limited interactions with the hosts as we didn’t have any problems, but when we did speak to them they were helpful and friendly, with lots of good advice. Facilities were excellent and the views of the mountains were unreal. Definitely would recommend and stay again. Thanks very much

Tips:

There are so many fantastic things to do in Portree and the surrounding area. We would recommend the sea-safari boat trip; it’s based from a small window on the green house on the harbour and it was so much fun, although prepare to get wet! It goes much further out than the other boat trips and is amazing for spotting dolphins and whales! Our favourite place to eat was sea breezes but definitely book ahead. Likewise, we did an amazing gin school at Isle of Skye distillery in the village but definitely book ahead! All the shops, restaurants etc were excellent with regards to the Covid restrictions and following guidance, made us feel very safe! Make sure you head up to the fairy glen at uig, definitely a must do! Can’t wait to return next year!

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you for your review. It was our pleasure to share our apartment with you.

5
out of 5

31st August 2020:

We had a wonderful week at Richard’s apartment. The Walk-Up is a very comfortable, cozy, and well-equipped space: perfect for a couple. The design and decorations are also very nice. Everything worked well and the space was nicely equipped with a small but very functional kitchen. The location is perfect: Portree Harbour is just a short walk down the main road, and you’re very well positioned for exploring the Trotternish Peninsula. We would happily stay here again.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you Rachel for your review. You will be welcome back if you ever wish to come again.

5
out of 5

12th August 2020:

Fantastic stay at Richards apartment, it was very clean, stylish and new. Excellent amenities in the kitchen including oven and hob. Richard gave good information prior to our arrival and the apartment has its own private access. We would stay here again and recommend for others.

Tips:

The top things to do in Skye are located all over the island so a car is definitely necessary to get around as there will be plenty of driving. We were fortunate enough to have excellent weather, Coral beach was stunning to the north and also Sleat beach to the south of the island. We can recommend south Skye kayaking for anyone who would like to get out on the water and have a chance to spot wildlife! Fairy pools and the Storr were also highlights.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you Leonard for your review.

4.8
out of 5

6th August 2020:

Lovely newly decorated apartment not far from the town centre, approx 15-20 minutes walk. Spacious. Easy check in. Helpful host. Super clean.

Tips:

Portree inn was superb for food and scorrybreac was also amazing but more expensive. Booking essential especially during these strange times. Apartment is near to the old man of storr hike and about 25 minutes from kilt rock and the dinosaur prints.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you Hayley for your review which is much appreciated.

5
out of 5

4th August 2020:

The place was lovely, clean, very new and very convenient. An excellent value stay!

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you Benjamin for your review. You will be welcome to return.

5
out of 5

1st August 2020:

The walk up is ideally set close to Portree with its pubs, restaurants and shops. Within the apartment was a plethora of useful reading material for local walks and places to explore. The walk up has been a fantastic base to explore Skye with all the home comforts needed after a long days walk/climb. The host Richard was very helpful and I found him knowledgable and welcoming.

Tips:

Fairy pools was magical. The old man of Storr was impressive. Though these were rather busy. Favourite of our stay was Cuillin mountains explored from Glen Brittle then taking the path to the right on the way back down to see the magnificent waterfall.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you Kyle for your review.

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