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Banchory, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 17 December 2015

We spend only one day in beautiful Rousay. My wife has to use a wheelchair and toilets were a problem. However, we called at the hotel after we got off the ferry and my wife was welcome to use their disabled toilet. It was on the small size but adequate. We returned for lunch and had a delicious meal overlooking... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
23 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

Location is stunning on an international scale..... the best sea view I've had from a dining room or bedroom. A simple enough building on an island with enough archaeology to make you feel you're in a time machine... mesolithic, neolithic, Viking, iron age, dark ages, the Broch people and a bit of runic graffiti in the ferry toilet. Decent menu,... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Walked from ferry pier app. 2.5 miles this was our intention and had lunch on arrival food was excellent and service good unfortunately we didn't have enough time to visit Trumland house and gardens although we will probably return at a later date and visit all in all a good place to visit there is also a hostel and a... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

Rousay is a fantastic island but it can tend to rain! Having done several chambered cairns, we took shelter here and were astounded by the service and the menu. Brie & Courgette soup! Ask yourself how often you have had something like that in a remote island. It was great!

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

Great place for lunch on a day trip to Rousay. Wonderful view across the water to the mainland of Orkney with the lovely island of Eynhallow. Friendly staff, efficient service and good food. They cater for various dietary needs including a choice of two kinds of gluten free bread. Delicious chips and a good variety of sandwiches.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Very reasonably priced. It's not exactly The Ritz by first impression, once inside its done up very nicely. Lovely dining area, clean toilets. Good menu with homemade and inventive recipes. Good quality. Friendly staff. A family feel to the place. Good fun watching the funny chickens outside. Yet to experience the hotel but will do that next time

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2 Thank louise c
Llansannan, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed 29 May 2015

We stopped at the Taversoe for lunch on a walking trip in Rousay, remembering how good it had been the previous year. Home-made soup, Westray crab sandwiches (generously filled), hand-cut chips and plenty of tea all made for an excellent meal. The staff are delightful and very helpful, and the bill was more than reasonable. We shall be there again... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 25 May 2015

My husband and I had a lovely lunch here whilst on a day trip. The ham in my sandwich was very tasty and the sandwich was well filled. My husband isn't keen on sandwiches and the waitress said it was possible to have the ham with egg and chips. It's so lovely when the menu isn't fixed. I finished off... More 

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NE England
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46 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

We stopped off here for lunch in the course of a day spent on the beautiful island of Rousay. We had Cullen Skink and it was really good, as was the welcome we received. The dining area has a very fine sea view which added to the enjoyment - as did the very modest bill at the end. Definitely recommended.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 30 September 2014

Cycling around Rousay and stopped at the Hotel, great food good rooms great view nice people. Got to the ferry in the afternoon after visting the sights and there was an envelope for me... I had left a sock in my room! they had put it in an envelope and dropped it off at the ferry for me to collect....... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Taversoe is situated on the island of Rousay, offering magnificent sea views over the Eynhallow Sound towards the Orkney mainland. We have four en-suite bedrooms available, each with a television, tea and coffee making facilities. The Taversoe has a small established restaurant on site serving quality fresh meals to guests and the public alike. Guests have access to a private lounge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Taversoe Hotel

Address: KW17 2PT, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Rousay
Price Range: $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Rousay is filled with archaeology and great coastal scenery, the Taversoe is the perfect place to unwind”
 of 5 bubbles ScotlandandMore, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face the sea”
 of 5 bubbles laureenr2015, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have the same view, fantastic !”
  • view from bedroom 3
  • en suite of bedroom 3
  • Bedrrom 3
 of 5 bubbles Humthree, 26 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Both double rooms have sea views and french doors out to the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles 9christinew, 20 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Day visitor so did not see rooms”
 of 5 bubbles B0rderers, 26 Aug 2014 | Read review
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