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    Quoy of Houton

    Orphir, Orphir KW17 2RD, Scotland
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    “b b” (36 reviews)
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    Reviewed 15 December 2013

    I'm still smiling when thinking back to our stay at the Puffin Quoy. What a lovely place. We stayed there mid November and like a few before us, were given navigational assistance in the form of flashing lights from the main house at night after...More

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    Response from CarolineCritchlow, Owner at Quoy of HoutonResponded 18 December 2013

    We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay in The Puffin Quoy taking the interesting weather in your stride! You are right its a great time of year to visit, the sun rise and sunsets are fabulous at this time of year and a...More

    Reviewed 8 November 2013

    We stayed at Puffin Quoy, the one-bedroomed self-catering cottage at Quoy of Houton in September 2013. Arriving in the dark and slightly lost, we were guided from the harbourside road by Kevin switching the house lights on and off. This is a lovely place, thoughtfully...More

    Thank Robert S
    Response from CarolineCritchlow, Owner at Quoy of HoutonResponded 18 December 2013

    It was lovely to meet you both last summer and Kevin and I are so pleased you enjoyed The Puffin Quoy. We also appreciated your positive suggestions and we have now installed a flexible reading lamp for those cosy nights in with a good book....More

    Reviewed 31 October 2013

    The Old Granary Quoy is a stunning and sympathetic renovation of a pair historic stone barns and is packed full of character, retaining many original features. Luxury furnishings and facilities make this a real 5 star holiday house. Only a short drive from either Kirkwall...More

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    Response from CarolineCritchlow, Owner at Quoy of HoutonResponded 1 November 2013

    What a lovely way to end the busy season with such a fabulous review. We are both so glad you enjoyed The Old Granary and Kevin has plans for building more dry stone features next year! Carolines off to cook with Nick Nairn next week...More

    Reviewed 3 October 2013

    We stayed three nights at this wonderful B&B. Caroline and Kevin and Crumbble couldn't have made our stay more enjoyable! We felt like part of the family. The room is fantastic and so comfortable and breakfast was a treat. Healthy and home-made. The location is...More

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    Response from CarolineCritchlow, Owner at Quoy of HoutonResponded 13 October 2013

    So glad you enjoyed your stay with us! It was a genuine pleasure to meet you both and have you in our home. Crumble is well and has just returned from kennels so is especially glad to be back at The Quoy. Good luck with...More

    Reviewed 29 August 2013 via mobile

    We stayed in Granary Cotrage - Caroline and Kevin made us feel welcome from the minute we arrived to the time we left. They are great hosts and have spent a great deal of effort in making this property a place to spend quality time...More

    Thank Mikejhu
    Response from CarolineCritchlow, Owner at Quoy of HoutonResponded 30 August 2013

    Thank you so much for the excellent review! It was lovely to meet you all and your lovely Dad who I hope went home with lots more happy memories. So glad you enjoyed the food and it was a pleasure to have you, your family...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
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    "Puffin has one bedroom, super lounge diner, excellent bathroom & kitchen facilities. Granary is larger..."
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    "We stayed in one of the cottages self catering."
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    "There is only one room. It has the garden view."
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