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Reviewed 10 May 2016

I visited Donan house with my wife and mother in law and we had a lovely time. Dot was the perfect perfect host, we were warmly welcomed and shown to our lovely, clean room with a view onto Eileen Donan Castle. The breakfast the next morning was brilliant including fresh laid eggs. We were very sad to leave and are... More 

1 Thank A M
Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016

My dad and I stayed here a few years ago and loved both the locale and the amazing views of the castle, Eilean Donan, which is literally right across the street! For my honeymoon, my husband and I chose to book here again knowing of its views and proximity to Skye. It is a bit of a drive to get... More 

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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53 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 December 2015

We have stayed in many, many B&B's in the U.K. but none finer than this! It is located in the very small village of Dornie but I would go out of my way to stay there again. Dot and Jim were excellent hosts serving an excellent breakfast and providing good recommendations as to where to eat. The rooms were immaculate!!... More 

Thank Rick W
New South Wales, Australia
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15 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 November 2015

Dornie is a small town - Eileen Donan Castle the only highlight. Donan House is fair, with nothing really wrong but not great either. Room was a good size, service fair to good, cleanliness fair to good.

Thank GAN78
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Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Booked Donan house mostly for its location so close to Eileen Donan castle and ease for trip to isle of skye its very easy to find and has lots of off road parking . We were made so welcome by jim and dot on arrival and during our 2 night stay, our room was lovely spacious well equiped and spotlessly... More 

Thank Dorsetgirl52
South Florida
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53 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 July 2015

I chose this place because of it's location near the Eilean Donan castle. After reading several reviews I made sure to call at 4:30 and tell Dot that I had arrived in the area but was gong to tour the castle before checking in. I did this to make sure she would hold the room for me. The room was... More 

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Turriff, Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Stayed for three nights , 6,7, 8th July2015. Dot and Jim made us very welcome . The accomodation is top quality and the view from our room out onto Eilan Donan Castle could not have been better . Breakfast was superb , a thoroughly enjoyable stay.

Thank Neil F
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154 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Dot has her home decorated beautifully, and she takes pride in welcoming guests. We truly enjoyed our stay, and had a wonderful breakfast. You can walk to Eilean Donan or to Dornie. She does not accept credit cards.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Arguably ! Finest small hotel in Highlands. Dot & Jim make their guests so welcome. As a seasoned traveller , I feel so at home whenever I check in. Every guest room in hotel has a stunning view that must be seen to be appreciated . Due to being so popular , my advice to all travellers is to reserve... More 

1 Thank Murdo M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 28 June 2015

Excellent location at the foot of Eilean Donan Castle. We had a room that looked out right at the Castle. Our room was clean and well decorated. Bathroom was ample, as was the shower stall (ensuite bathroom). Very comfortable. Dot was friendly and helpful.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Donan House

Address: Dornie | By Kyle Ross-shire, Dornie IV40 8DX, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochalsh > Dornie
Price Range: RM139 - RM167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Fab location and great views and good pub down the road; just plan if you have a dietary requirement for breAkfast”
 of 5 bubbles 930lenam, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good but only one has a view of Eileen Donan Castle.”
 of 5 bubbles HeleneT72, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The family room doesn't have a view of the castle but is absolutely wonderful.”
  • Not a bad view to look at over breakfast, wouldn't you say?
 of 5 bubbles rayw632, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are superb ! Enjoy the experience .”
 of 5 bubbles murdom57, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
“We had room #3, which we liked”
 of 5 bubbles travelwhatmike, 28 Jun 2015 | Read review
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