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Otter Lodge Bed and Breakfast

4.9 (84 reviews)
Green Gables 14 Harrapool Broadford
Tel: 01471822954
Friendly Bed and Breakfast accommodation overlooking Broadford Bay with exceptional facilities for lovers of the great outdoors. Otter lodge is owned and run by Vanessa and Martin, who are keen on all kinds of adventurous activities. They're happy to share their knowledge of Skye and set you up for the day with a hearty breakfast. There's a spacious guest lounge and handy amenities such as free Wi-fi, fridge, drying room and bicycle storage. Plenty of books, games, maps and guides. Ecological heating system. Comfortably sleeps up to ten guests in double and twin rooms with ensuite, private or shared bathrooms. Buses stop very close by, within walking distance of shops and restaurants. Open throughout the year.
Total rates, from Sat 4 Feb 2023, to Mon 6 Feb 2023, for 2 nights.
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Facilities

  • Bike storage
  • Breakfast Room
  • Children Welcome
  • Drying Facilities
  • Early Breakfast By Arrangement
  • Internet Access
  • Lounge
  • Luggage Storage

Policies

Check In: Between 16:30 and 19:30
Check Out: Between 7:00 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: Children aged 5 or over are welcome.
Pets: Pets are not allowed.
Groups: All groups are accepted.

Average

4.9
out of 5
84 reviews

100% recommend

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5
out of 5

9th December 2022:

Friendly, warm, clean accommodation with a great breakfast. Ideally located for exploring and helpful to have a supermarket, petrol station and places to eat nearby.

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Useful base with generally good mobile reception (for EE) in the area. Supermarket, petrol station and places to eat all nearby.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thanks so much - it's great to hear you enjoyed your stay.

5
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6th December 2022:

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much for your review!

5
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5th November 2022:

Otter lodge is a little piece of heaven in Boradford. The owners are kind and helpful, the room is clean, spacious and quiet, and the breakfast great ! I would definitely recommend it and I hope I will get the chance to stay there again!

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much for your kind review!

5
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4th November 2022:

Vanessa was a lovely host and breakfasts were delicious!

Tips:

The Hebridean out front was great, try the squat lobsters :)

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Many thanks, that's great to hear!

5
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14th October 2022:

We had a very comfortable stay, thank you. We believe that we benefited greatly from your expert local knowledge. The drying room was a godsend!

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Try to roam off the usual tourist path.

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Many thanks for your review!

5
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11th October 2022:

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Many thanks for your review!

4.8
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5th October 2022:

A very cozy place in Broadford - warm and welcoming. The hosts were so friendly and the breakfast was perfect!

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Would Recommend: Yes

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Thank you very much for your review!

5
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2nd October 2022:

We loved the Otter Lodge. I loved the sea view, the beds were very comfortable I got a great nights sleep. The rooms were very clean and tidy. The en-suite was lovely, super clean, modern, and with a heated towel rack which was a nice touch. The owners were friendly and welcoming and I was very happy with our experience overall. I would definitely stay again next time I am on Skye.

Tips:

Broadford did not have many restaurants we could find, but it’s a nice little town. There are a few little gift shops and it benefits from a nicely sized co-op and petrol station. We went for a nice walk starting at the car park next to the co-op going along the coast. I would loved to have kept walking to see where it lead but unfortunately we had to turn back but I would definitely recommend it. We went down to the fairy pools the first day and despite rapidly changing weather conditions and heavy rain causing the pools to resemble white water rapids we still very much enjoyed seeing them. On the second day in Skye we went to the fairy glen which was also lovely made a quick stop at Kilt rock before braving the climb up to the Storr. Broad foot and the Otter Lodge were a good location because it was a good middle point between the sights which could be especially helpful if staying a few days. We had a lovely trip on Skye and the Otter Lodge was definitely a part of what made it so lovely.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us - we look forward to welcoming you back sometime!

5
out of 5

1st October 2022:

Lovely spot. Very welcoming and accommodating. Terrific breakfasts!

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Many thanks for your kind review!

4.8
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29th September 2022:

Thank you for a friendly and helpful service.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much for your review!

5
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29th September 2022:

Vanessa and Martin were very friendly and helped us with lots of local information. The room was very well equipped, comfortable and clean. We would thoroughly recommend Otter Lodge.

Tips:

Red Skye Restaurant was excellent.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

That's lovely to hear - many thanks!

5
out of 5

27th September 2022:

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Perfect location to explore Skye

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Many thanks for taking the time to review us.

5
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25th September 2022:

Vanessa and Martin obviously love what they are doing! We had a wonderful stay! the homemade bread made the breakfast really unique from all the places that we had eaten in Scotland!

Tips:

Even if the location is a little distant from the sites the drive to the two sides of the island from here were doable and easy! We managed to do the attractions on the eastern part of the islands the first day and the western part of the islands the next day! The western part is slower than the eastern part and includes lot of walking so allow for a lot of time! We were able to Sligachan, Neist, Fairy Pools and Eilean Donan in about 8 hours. The fairy pools requires time!

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much, it's great to hear your thoughts about your stay!

5
out of 5

24th September 2022:

Great stay, just the breakfast could have been bigger and a bit more seasoned

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much for sharing your thoughts - it's great to hear you enjoyed your stay

5
out of 5

22nd September 2022:

Friendly, comfortable and quiet. Local walking great!

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Many thanks, it's great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us.

5
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19th September 2022:

Beautiful clean setting with views of the water. Excellent breakfast and friendly and knowledgeable hosts! Thanks for a great stay!

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much, it was lovely meeting you!

4.8
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16th September 2022:

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Many thanks for your review.

5
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12th September 2022:

Lovely place to stay. The staff are friendly and very helpful. The breakfast was well cooked and a perfect way to start the day. Will defiantly stay here again when visiting Skye.

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We are Vegetarian and Vegan so the breakfast was adapted for us which was perfect. There is restaurants and takeaway locally soho h do vegan meals. Otter lodge is a perfect base camp for all tourist attractions.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much - it's great to hear you enjoyed your stay (and our breakfast!)

5
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5th September 2022:

Had a very nice stay at Otter Lodge - Vanessa was very welcoming and nice. We would stay here again!

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much!

5
out of 5

31st August 2022:

Great attention received. Dinning room.

Tips:

Local supermarket in 10 minutes by walk. Restaurantes nearby.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much for your kind review!

5
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29th August 2022:

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much for taking the time to review us.

5
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27th August 2022:

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5
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24th August 2022:

Great hosts. Very helpful with wide ranging local knowledge. They have a drying room which is ideal after a day's kayaking or walking. They provide excellent tips about local places to eat

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5
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22nd August 2022:

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Many thanks!

5
out of 5

19th August 2022:

Excellent place. We recommend 200 % this place. Extraordinary welcome. Hosts are very nice. The place is very nice, close to other facilités. A great breakfast served in the morning. Nice restaurant in front of the house and some live music certain evenings. We recommend the place too.

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We tried coffee Sia as well. Very good place. Again we recommend the place in front of the B&b. Good choice of Gin’s.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much for you review- it's lovely to hear you enjoyed your stay with us.

5
out of 5

18th August 2022:

Very welcoming and friendly hosts who are always willing to help you out if you have any problems or questions. The room was comfortable and very clean with a great view out on the sea, the bathroom was modern. The breakfast room is also very comfy and each room has their own table which can be used at any time. There's even a small refrigerator that can be used by everyone. The breakfast was excellent and you can choose different options (toast, cereals, fruits, etc.), including a "classic" warm breakfast with eggs, beans, tomatoes and more.

Tips:

The most comfortable way to get to the Otter Lodge (and to travel the Isle of Skye in general) is by car. The guesthouse has a huge parking space and is situated next to the main road. If you don't have a car (like us): There are busses running between Broadford and Portree, as well as between the Ferry Terminal and Broadford. However, there aren't many connections running per day - especially on weekends - so it's worth checking the connections and booking a taxi in advance if necessary (last minute booking did not work in our case!). The walk to Broadford centre takes about 20 minutes. Restaurants near the Lodge we can recommend: The Hebridean Inn (right next to the Otter Lodge) and The Harbour Restaurant (15 minute walk via Broadford). We highly recommend booking in advance for both of them.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much for your kind review and all the useful information! It's great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us.

5
out of 5

17th August 2022:

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much!

5
out of 5

16th August 2022:

Really enjoyed our stay - we'll be back!

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Many thanks for taking the time to review us. We look forward to seeing you again!

5
out of 5

12th August 2022:

The accommodation was excellent and the owners were very warm and welcoming. They helped in assisting us with their knowledge of the island to help find fishing spots

Tips:

The only thing is that during the week many eating places stop serving at 9pm which isn't a big thing but something to be aware of.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Many thanks - Martin's always happy to chat about fish!

5
out of 5

6th August 2022:

Great location with many amenities around, driving within 3mins. :)

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Just outside the bNb has already a small piece of heaven watching the birds and nature. Truly love this location. The drive to portree and Ness point is amazing.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Many thanks, it sound like you made the most of your stay!

5
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5th August 2022:

The Otter Lodge is a perfect place to visit Skye. The owners are very friendly and helpful.

Tips:

I would advise looking in advance at the available restaurants and to book a table early (before coming to the isle) since Skye suffers a big staff shortage.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much for your review and helpful advice for other travellers.

5
out of 5

4th August 2022:

A very friendly welcome at our arrival, we could check in early and also got helpful tips where to go. Everything was perfect for us. The room was really nice and the next morning a wonderful breakfast with a lot of choices was served. Thank you so much for your hospitality, Vanessa! We hope to return soon. Herzliche Grüße von Carlotta und Katrin

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much for your kind review!

5
out of 5

3rd August 2022:

Comfy bed, thoughtfully appointed room and facilities, very friendly owners. Wished we could have stayed longer.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Many thanks for your review!

5
out of 5

1st August 2022:

Excellent lodge. All was perfect. Recommanded +++

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much, it was lovely to meet you.

5
out of 5

31st July 2022:

Des hôtes très acceuillants, serviables et disponibles. Très bons petits déjeuners avec du choix.

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Un grand parking sur place. Proximité des restaurants et commerces.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. It's great to hear you enjoyed your stay.

5
out of 5

31st July 2022:

All was excellent

Tips:

Beware of Google : they are not able to localise precisely the lodge

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much for your review!

5
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25th July 2022:

Spacious room. Great view. Comfortable bed. Great cooked-to-order breakfast. Great location for touring Skye. Hosts were very helpful in planning our one-day tour of Skye.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Many thanks, it's lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us.

5
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24th July 2022:

Vanessa and Martin are a lovely couple running a faultless establishment. Martin's traditional cooked breakfast was purrfect, including haggis, black pudding, tattie scones and homemade sourdough bread,toast and jams. Good travel tips from them too. We really appreciated the use of microwave and fridge in the breakfast room and place to eat.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much for your kind comments. It's great to hear you enjoyed your stay!

5
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23rd July 2022:

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much!

5
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19th July 2022:

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much!

5
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19th July 2022:

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Many thanks!

5
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18th July 2022:

Comfortable, clean and the host is super friendly. We have a king size room with sea view. Very delicious breakfast as well! I would highly recommend for anyone who is planning to go to the Skye.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much for your kind review!

5
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12th July 2022:

Had a wonderful visit and a great breakfast. The staff was very helpful and kind. Great view and easy walk into town restaurants, and shops. I would stay there again in a minute.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Many thanks for your review!

4.8
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12th July 2022:

Perfect hosts, reserved and present, helpful and discrete.

Tips:

Claymore Café The walk along the bay you reach turning right from B&B, first left.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you so much for your review, it's great to hear you enjoyed your stay.

4.8
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12th July 2022:

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Many thanks for your review.

5
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10th July 2022:

Lovely couple of nights. Very welcoming and friendly hosts. Delicious breakfast. Good to have use of our dining table in the evening too.

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Great base for exploring Skye. Large co-op in Broadford is easily walkable. Everything on Skye is easily accessed using Otter Lodge as a base.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Many thanks for your review, it's great to hear you enjoyed your stay.

4.8
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10th July 2022:

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much for your review!

4.8
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2nd July 2022:

Very warm welcome - couldn't do enough for us. The drying room was a godsend ! Very comfortable

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Be aware that at the moment (staff shortages), Sunday and Monday evening eating options are limited unless you want to drive.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much for your review, we really appreciate it.

5
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2nd July 2022:

Very friendly hosts, helpful and informative about the Island. Felt genuinely interested in finding out how our stay was going and ensuring it was a good experience. All aspects of the property were clean and tidy. Food was good and hosts were accomodating to any requests we had.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much for your kind comments!

5
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29th June 2022:

Absolutely amazing stay!! Staff are over the moon helpful and accommodating, lively and warm. Will 100% be back again and would recommend to anyone and everyone. This is the place to stay in Skye!!

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate the comments. Hope to see you again sometime in the future!

4.8
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28th June 2022:

Very polite helpful kind owner's! They were understanding to our late arrival and flexible to it. They helped us very much with their suggestions for the area.

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Great view from the b&b. On the same Islend you can see the Neist Point Lighthouse and the Storr.

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Thank you very much for your kind review!

5
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20th June 2022:

Fantastic place with great hosts. Breakfast was fabulous. Highly recommended.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thanks so much - it's great to hear you enjoyed your stay!

5
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6th June 2022:

Room was very clean and comfortable and had everything we needed for our overnight stay. We were particularly pleased with the very modern and spotless en-suite bathroom! Breakfast was also fantastic with a generous choice of items. Vanessa and Martin were highly accommodating throughout our stay and were perfect hosts. Would highly recommend to anyone visiting Skye!

Tips:

Broadwood is an ideal location to stay on Skye. Although not as busy as Portree it has everything for visitors including a fairly large shop and a handful of very nice restaurants/ cafes, most of which are within walking distance. Broadford is only 10 mins or so from the Skye bridge so is easily accessible and is a good location for visiting other parts of the island. For us, this was the perfect location for walking in the cuillins as it incurs a relatively short drive to most hills in comparison to other places on the island.

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Owner Response:

Many thanks for taking the time to tell us about your stay. It's great to hear you enjoyed your visit!

5
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4th June 2022:

Otter lodge was just perfect. Vanessa and Martin were such wonderful hosts - not only making our stay really comfortable and cooking the yummiest breakfasts but also being so knowledgeable about how we could make the most of our few days in Skye. We would love to come back and will be recommending otter lodge to friends and family. Thank you Martin and Vanessa.

Tips:

Great walks from Broadford (ask Martin!) We didn't want to do the touristy version of Skye as theres so much beauty everywhere and Martin can help you with good walking routes. Would advise booking restaurants closeby during peak season a few days in advance and if you do go to the claymore Inn try to go early (5-6pm) otherwise it gets very busy. If you want a special treat then I would really recommend the three chimneys (we were celebrating a 30th while we were there and had a brilliant meal). Also we hitch hiked very successfully a few times - much easier in the mornings / during the day rather than early evening but definitely doable.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We look forward to seeing you again sometime!

5
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3rd June 2022:

Otter Lodge is conveniently placed, close to the Skye Bridge and the Sleat Peninsula. Vanessa and Dennis are perfect hosts. Wonderfull home cooked breakfasts are a treat.

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Walks around the bay as the tide is coming in were wonderful. South Skye Kayaks at Armadale give good views of seals and Stardust Boat trips from Portree were highlights.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you so much, it was lovely to meet you!

4.8
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2nd June 2022:

Really friendly and helpful with suggestions about hiking and restaurants. Loved our room.Venessa and Martin are perfect hosts.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Many thanks!

4.8
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29th May 2022:

Very welcoming

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Book a table at local restaurant for dinner. Only a few restaurants and they get very busy (but great food and service)

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Would Recommend: Yes

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Thank you very much for your review!

5
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27th May 2022:

A great base for a stay on Skye; comfortable, clean, delicious breakfast, very pleasant, helpful and knowledgeable hosts

Tips:

If you want to eat in the Hebridean Inn (next door), book your table early.

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Would Recommend: Yes

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Many thanks for your review!

4.5
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23rd May 2022:

Vanessa and Martin were perfect hosts. All our needs were met. Gave plenty of information on the area.

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Restaurants need to be booked in advance.

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Would Recommend: Yes

Owner Response:

Thank you very much for your review.

5
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14th May 2022:

Beautiful spacious room. Clean, comfortable and beautiful views. The hosts thought of everything. Could believe there was a firm pillow and a soft one! Just so much thought. Lovely breakfast as well. Amazing value for money

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We are at the Claymore just 5 mins walk from accommodation. No booking required. Food and staff excellent and lovely atmosphere

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Owner Response:

Many thanks, it's lovely to hear you enjoyed your stay!

5
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11th May 2022:

Amazing place to stay on Skye! We had such a great time in Otter Lodge! The rooms were well-equipped, comfortable and clean! Amazing view to the sea and the nearby mountains! Great and well-organized breakfast! Lovely owners, so friendly and helpful! Totally recommended!

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You can find detailed information about local restaurants in the information book in every room. Good shopping facilities in 5 mins by car!

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Owner Response:

Thanks, it's great to hear you had a nice time!

5
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8th May 2022:

We loved our time at Otter Lodge! We ended up thinking the location was far preferable to some of the other Skye locations that were recommended to us like Portree. The room was clean and comfy, the breakfast delicious, and we loved getting to chat with you all in the mornings. We hope to be back soon!

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The Hebridean Inn was so lovely for dinner and you can’t beat the short walk back! Also, if any guests make it to Talisker distillery there is a great seafood place just up the hill behind it called The Oyster Shed.

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Owner Response:

Many thanks for taking the time to review us. We're glad you enjoyed your stay!

4.8
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30th April 2022:

Otter Lodge is in a wonderful setting overlooking the bay. The breakfast is delicious. They have a great library of books available to browse through. The hosts were very attentive and happy to advise on all things Skye. I would definitely return if looking for accommodation in the Broadford area.

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Ate three times at The Hebridean Inn which is next door to Otter Lodge. Food and service were top notch.

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Owner Response:

Many thanks for taking the time to review us. It's great to hear you enjoyed your stay - we look forward to seeing you again in the future.

5
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26th April 2022:

It was our first experience with B&B. It must not have been just because of the weather that Skye was beautiful. Thanks for everything. I had tons of curious things about Skye but I couldn't ask because of my short English. hope to see you again at some point :-) Take care!

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We had a takeout coffee in the cafe <Smoke on the water> in Uig by chance because many cafes close on Sunday. Though the building or inside atmosphere looked like they never had good food(lol), the flat white was absolutely amazing. We must visit again.

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Owner Response:

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We hope we might see you again in the future!

4.8
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23rd April 2022:

Lovely room with good views .Lots of parking. Microwave and fridge in dining room for general use. Excellent breakfast. Perfect host.

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Owner Response:

Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. It's great to hear you enjoyed your stay

5
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17th April 2022:

Vanessa and Martin were great hosts. They were pleasant without being pushy, made a great breakfast and recommended a Jeep tour which was the best part of our trip to Scotland. The facilities were extremely clean and well serviced. Best bed and breakfast we've stayed in to date.

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There is a Gasta 'Coffee shop' about 10 minutes away, but it is only open to 1700...the town has other restaurants as well. However, after a large lunch, we walked down to the Co OP grocery store and just got snacks for the evening. Kept the expenses down while resting our legs for the next day.

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Owner Response:

Thank you so much for your kind review!

4.8
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14th April 2022:

Thank you for a lovely time! The food was great and the room super clean and lovely.

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Bus connections are very scarce, but Broadford itself is a nice area to discover for a day or two.

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Owner Response:

Thanks so much for your review. It's great to hear you enjoyed your stay!

5
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12th April 2022:

Very friendly & helpfully!!

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Loved the inn next door for diner..

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Owner Response:

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us!

5
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6th April 2022:

Very friendly immaculate accommodation . Best breakfast ever !

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There is a citylink stop to Inverness and Glasgow directly outside the B&B

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Owner Response:

Many thanks for taking the time to review us!

5
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30th September 2021:

Otter Lodge owners Martin and Vanessa from the moment we arrived made us feel relaxed and welcome. They both have a wealth of Island knowledge which helped tailor our activities making the most of our trip. Whether you are mountain climbing, hill walking, cycling, scuba diving or sampling local high quality fare they have experienced all of these and can point you in the right direction.

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Pre-book restaurants and any guided tours, we travelled at the end of the season and although there were less tourists there was less choice due to some restaurants closing for the season and less tours per day.

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Owner Response:

Thank you very much for your kind review!

5
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26th September 2021:

Easy to find and handy everywhere. Impeccable accommodation, lovely breakfast every day. Highly recommended. Thank you so much Vanessa and Martin. We enjoyed our stay. Margaret and Mary and no doubt be back! :)

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Hebridean Inn pracitcally on doorstop, food wonderful. Recommend booking for a meal as it books up quickly. Lovely drive to Portree and the harbour. Old man of Storr - in fact whole island is spectacular. Sadly couldn't visit a few tourist sights because of closures and covid. Have to go back!

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Owner Response:

Thank you so much - we look forward to seeing you again sometime. All the best from Vanessa and Martin.

5
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15th September 2021:

We really loved our stay. The room was comfortable and spacious and Vanessa was absolutely lovely. A kettle with tea and coffee were available in the room. There were also continental and cooked breakfast options that were delivered to our room in the morning.

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Make sure to book a table at a restaurant for dinner as there aren't many walk in options.

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Owner Response:

Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. We're glad you enjoyed your stay!

5
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5th September 2021:

Great room, excellent choice for breakfast and very friendly and helpful hosts. Everything I needed. I will definitely stay with you again the next time I visit Skye. Thank you. Andy

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Broadford has good facilities including a supermarket etc. I would definitely recommend the Harbour Restaurant - excellent food and service.

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Owner Response:

Many thanks, Andy. We're really glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Look forward to seeing you again sometime in the future.

5
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31st August 2021:

Very accommodating and helpful host. The location is perfect. And it is absolutely clean and a pub in front of it if you get hungry.

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If going to skye, be warned if you will be going ro fairy pool. Bring insect off lotion. But it is a very magical place.

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Owner Response:

Many thanks for your kind review!

5
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27th August 2021:

Thanks so much for the wonderful stay! Great base for exploring the island and Vanessa and family were so very welcoming. We’ll be back!

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Go to the Claymore Restaurant across the road. Well worth any wait for a table. Yum yum yum!

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Owner Response:

Many thanks for your lovely review. We're really glad to hear your enjoyed your stay.

5
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25th August 2021:

Relaxed atmosphere, owners are very knowledgeable about the isle and nearby mainland

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Did most of the tourist places, all worth going to.

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Owner Response:

Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. We're really glad to hear you had a nice stay.

4.8
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23rd August 2021:

Helpful and friendly hosts.

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Owner Response:

Many thanks for your review!

5
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21st August 2021:

Vanessa and Martin made us feel very welcome from the start to the finish of our stay. Vanessa was very helpful during the early stages even during booking process. The accommodation has beautiful sea views and is ideally located for restaurants and other amenities. The bonus of the drying room was great for drying off shoes etc following water activities. A lovely stay and I would highly recommend them.

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Hebridean Inn which is on the doorstep is fab. The Harbour Spanish Restaurant was also very good. So many things to see and do. We loved our day trip to Raasay. Be prepared for wether changing quickly but don’t be put off by it. Skye is beautiful in all weathers.

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Owner Response:

Many thanks for your lovely review. It's good to hear that the drying room was useful. It sounds like you absolutely made the most of your visit!

5
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18th August 2021:

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Owner Response:

Many thanks for your review

4.8
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10th August 2021:

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Owner Response:

Thank you very much for your review.

5
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9th August 2021:

Otter Lodge was great as a base for our short stay on Skye. Vanessa is a super host and really helpful with some great tips on things to do and see.

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Book restaurants in advance

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Owner Response:

Many thanks!

5
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4th August 2021:

Totally fab little b&b

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Perfect location wouldn't hesitate to go back

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Owner Response:

Thank you very much!

5
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2nd August 2021:

Lovely friendly hostess , clean and comfortable room.

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Skye is full of great things to see and do. The owner of the B&B has great local knowledge of the surrounding area and Skye and was very happy to suggest places based on our likes and interests.

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Owner Response:

Thanks so much for your kind review.

5
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20th July 2021:

We loved it! Everything you needed very friendly owners. We would highly recommend it.

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Owner Response:

Thank you very much for your lovely comments!

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