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Stafford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

We booked Studio 1 which has the addition of a small sitting room. We were very impressed with the whole Studio - the space has been used well and the facilities (bed, kitchenette, shower room, even the small shelf with chairs which is probably normally an eating area but which we used for a couple of laptops) are top notch.... More 

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RowanBraeStudios, Owner at Rowan Brae, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely feedback, we enjoy hearing from our visitors and are delighted you enjoyed Studio 1. As they are Studios they are compact, and most guests find the small breakfast bar/table more than adequate for meals and we're glad they accommodated your two laptops in comfort too. If space allowed we'd love to add a separate... More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Highly recommend these self catering studios. Stayed for a week, very comfortable, well equipped and immaculate with great view of the mountains from the living room / balcony. Martina & Neil are very welcoming hosts, very knowledgable about the area as well as providing an extensive range of information. Ideally situated for getting around the west highlands. Scenery is stunning... More 

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RowanBraeStudios, Owner at Rowan Brae, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, we're so pleased you enjoyed your stay and we'd be delighted to welcome you back for a return visit at any time. Kind regards - Neil & Martina More 

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Superb fresh, clean and bright self catering studio containing all equipment and information to make a perfect holiday. Martina and Neil our hosts were very knowledgeable about the area both locally and further afield. I would recommend this accommodation to those wishing to explore the beautiful Highlands of Scotland.

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RowanBraeStudios, Owner at Rowan Brae, responded to this review

We were delighted to be the base for your first ever visit to Scotland and so glad you enjoyed the Highlands, and the Studio. Thank you so much for your kind review, we really appreciate your feedback. Kind regards - Neil & Martina More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

A TRUE HIGHLAND GEM. What a fantastic week my wife and I spent at this fabulous place. The accommodation and views are out of this world. The Rowan Brae Studios are only 20 minutes from Fort William and in a perfect location for visiting areas around that are full of history. The proprietors Neil and Martina are absolutely delightful and... More 

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RowanBraeStudios, Owner at Rowan Brae, responded to this review

Thank you both so much, we were delighted to be the honeymoon part of your wedding celebrations, and so pleased that you enjoyed such an important holiday for you. Do come back whenever you wish. P.S. Rosa loves meeting all the guests as they arrive - she is such a soppy, gentle hound - but that's as far as she... More 

Breda, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Rowan Brae offers two comfortable studios, well-equipped and nicely decorated. Nice views from the balcony and garden on the nearby lochs and surrounding mountains. Also a great starting point for exploring the Glen Coe and Ben Nevis area.

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RowanBraeStudios, Owner at Rowan Brae, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, much appreciated. Glad we were able to accommodate your booking at short notice and delighted you enjoyed your stay, you would be welcome back at any time. Kind regards - Neil & Martina More 

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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

What a brilliant find this self catering studio was. Neil and Martina were very welcoming The studio itself was immaculate, cosy and had everything you needed. Small touches like the tea and coffee welcome tray, lovely soft bedding and towels and amazing views (even in the rain!) of the loch and mountains. I cannot recommend this place highly enough.

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RowanBraeStudios, Owner at Rowan Brae, responded to this review

Delighted we were able to provide you with an enjoyable stay, thank you so much for your appreciative review and recommendation. Hope we might see you again sometime - it's gloriously sunny here at the moment so it does happen! Best wishes - Neil & Martina More 

York, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Rowan Brae has got to be one of the best self catering places we have stayed, if not the best! We got a very warm welcome from Neil and Martina, very friendly and helpful. The studio was beautiful, really well equipped, the views over the mountains and Loch fantastic! Book these lovely studios, you will not be disappointed.

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Thank Bev C
RowanBraeStudios, Owner at Rowan Brae, responded to this review

Wow, that's so kind of you Bev, being "the best you have stayed in" is high praise indeed! Our aim is to give our guests everything they need for a great stay so we are delighted you enjoyed it so much. Can't take credit for the views, though, that's Mother Nature doing her thing! Thanks once again for your kind... More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We were so lucky to get this place! We were looking for a B and B but all were full and we were passed on by the local network to these studios. To start with the view blows you away. Then the studios are modern and remarkably well appointed. They have been so well thought out with everything you need... More 

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Thank 70John70
RowanBraeStudios, Owner at Rowan Brae, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your comments, so glad you enjoyed your stay. You were lovely guests and would be very welcome back at any time, and for as long as you want!! kind regards - Neil & Martina More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Accommodation was immaculate with fantastic views from the balcony. The studio offers excellent value for money in a perfect location. The hosts made me very welcome and shared their knowledge of the area.

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RowanBraeStudios, Owner at Rowan Brae, responded to this review

Delighted that you enjoyed your stay here and thank you for your appreciative review. You will (both) be welcome to return whenever you wish. kind regards - Neil & Martina More 

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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Everything you need in one place; comfortable, welcoming, warm, clean, tasteful and self contained so you could put your feet up after some amazing walks. We had a couple of lovely nights here and would highly recommend to all. Thankyou for providing such an amazing place and gorgeous touches with the fair trade products; tea, coffee, shampoos.

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Thank Sandra C
RowanBraeStudios, Owner at Rowan Brae, responded to this review

What a lovely review - thank you so much. We try so hard to give our guests what we hope they might like, and it gives us a warm glow to know they appreciate it. Your kind comments make it all worthwhile. So glad you enjoyed your stay Kind regards - Neil & Martina More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Two delightful self-contained and self catering studios offering comfortable accommodation, private entrance, own decked patio area, stunning elevated views over lochs and mountains, within easy reach of Glencoe, the Nevis range and Fort William ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rowan Brae

Address: 8 Old Town, North Ballachulish PH33 6RZ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Lochaber > North Ballachulish
Number of rooms: 2
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“Try to get the one with the separate little sitting room - tho the other one has the better view!”
 of 5 bubbles 70John70, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“the extra space of the small sitting room in Studio 1 is well worth the extra charge for the views alone”
 of 5 bubbles elainemch, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“One of the studios has a little sitting room with a view attached, which gives slightly more room.”
  • The view from the little sitting room of S1
 of 5 bubbles Protovicar, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Book the studio with the add-on sitting room for a little more space”
 of 5 bubbles 734annac, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“The two studios were comparable, either one has perfect views of Loch Levan”
 of 5 bubbles karentQ3835WU, 15 May 2016 | Read review
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