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Scarista House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

A wonderful relaxing place. Scarista House hotel is charming, a warm welcome awaits. Our bedroom ( Hannah) was in the main house with side views to the sea. The bathroom was well appointed and although I am not over bothered with a bath, it was lovely. The food was excellent from the canapés through to the cheese, only one choice...

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Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Returned after 25 years! This hotel epitomises perfection. Lovely hosts, superb rooms, impeccable food and the best 9 hole golf course in the world! Tim and Patricia (and George) are the very best hoteliers. Come and stay.

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Patricia M, Owner at Scarista House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments. Please don't wait 25 years before your next visit! Patricia

Cupar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just had 3 nights at the wonderful scarista house. The house is 'west coast' divine! The rooms comfortable and very cosy. The views from the windows breath taking and the hospitality as warm as this special house. Meals all delicious and nothing too much trouble. Beautiful beach a stroll away. Sad to leave and if we can we...

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Patricia M, Owner at Scarista House, responded to this review

It is our guests that make this a special place - thank you for coming to stay. Best wishes Patricia

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you get the chance to stay here then take it! From the minute we walked in we were made to feel at home. We were greeted by Patricia, a roaring open fire and a feast of an afternoon tea. The house is charming and our room was beautifully decorated and very comfortable. There is also a good selection of...

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Patricia M, Owner at Scarista House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the trouble to write such a lovely review. I hope that the next time you come, the weather is a little better and that there is no need for a fire! Patricia

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Scarista House is a very special place for us. We first visited at the turn of the millennium and a couple of years later held our wedding blessing reception there, which all our guests remember so fondly. Our stay last night was our fourth. We love Scarista House for its location - overlooking one of the most beautiful sandy beaches...

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Patricia M, Owner at Scarista House, responded to this review

And we love you too for writing such a great review. Thank you. Patricia

Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We return again and again to this very special place in the remote Outer Hebrides. It's not just the location, or the lovely atmospheric old manse, or the delcious food, or the adorable wee pug that draws us back every few years - it's all of these and more. I hasten to recommend it too strongly because I feel that...

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Patricia M, Owner at Scarista House, responded to this review

Thank you. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Most relaxing place to stay in Western Isles. Beautiful view of the bay, very well looked after by Patricia and Tim plus their staff. Food and wine list delicious. A heavenly place to stay. Very comfortable rooms. The afternoon tea is just too tempting.

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Winterthur, Switzerland
Reviewed 24 November 2016

This was our second visit to Scarista House, since our previous visit left us with such fond memories that we had to return. And it sure lived up to our expectations. This time, we had the largest Suite in the extra building and it was an ideal fit. It had a living room with a kitchen corner and the bedroom,...

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Patricia M, Owner at Scarista House, responded to this review

I hope that you can come back too and hopefully we will have solved the problem with the water pressure. Patricia

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We spent 3 days at this lovely hotel on Scarista Beach. We arrived in the pouring rain but soon warmed up after afternoon tea with scones, cake and shortbread in front of an open fire. The rooms were comfortable with very efficient heating and good facilities. More like staying in someone's house than in a hotel. The food was outstanding....

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Stirling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I cannot say what it is like to stay, as we only booked for dinner and we were not disappointed. Arrival at 7.30 for dinner at 8. Delicious canapes and pre dinner drink while choosing from the set menu. Everyone eats at the same time, at separate tables, with no problems with service. The staff are efficient and very helpful...

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Patricia M, Owner at Scarista House, responded to this review

I hope that next time you are able to stay as well. Thank you for your review.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
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Scarista House Restaurant
Scarista House Restaurant
Cuisines: British, Scottish
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Scarista House

Address: Sgarasta Bheag, HS3 3HX, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Outer Hebrides > Lewis and Harris > Isle of Harris
Price Range: $117 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“We had bedrooms in the main house with a limited view of the sea. All public rooms had a sea view.”
252meganr, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The main house has the real atmosphere”
timm370, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a view of the sea. There are elegant rooms in the annex, but we adored the Georgian charm of the main house.”
PamelaTerry, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book very early as they sell out fast”
Plumesie, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Dot is very small with a tiny bathroom but if it's the last room - go for it!”
FERG12, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
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