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U.K. accomodation recommendations

Old Jul 5th, 2004, 02:46 AM
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U.K. accomodation recommendations

Any advice on budget hotels/ B&Bs in Bath, Lake District, Edinburgh and Isle of Skye?
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Old Jul 5th, 2004, 08:09 AM
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We enjoyed our stay at Fair Rigg Guest House, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria LA 23 3JB - Fair Rigg is run by a delightful couple who serve a great breakfast. Easy walk into the village and well situated to visit surrounding area. Go to to see this B&B as well as many others.


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Old Jul 6th, 2004, 05:44 AM
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In Edinburgh, I can recommend The Travel Inn (City Centre). The rate is ~60GBP/room. The hotel is located ~10 min walk from the west end of Princes St. Gardens. My husband and I stayed at this hotel for a week in May/04. It is a basic budget hotel but we were pleased with it and would return in future.
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Old Jul 6th, 2004, 08:09 AM
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I strongly recommend the Castle View Guest House in Edinburgh and the Dorian House in Bath. Do a search on this website for more information. Both have websites (google for them) and should provide you with adequate information on rates.
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Old Jul 6th, 2004, 11:47 AM
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And for the second time (thank you Fodors)...

I agree about the Travel Inn in Edinburgh and the Ibis and the Grassmarket Hotel are in the same league. There's a new Express by Holiday Inn that's getting a good name.

On Skye, we enjoyed the idioosyncratic Greshornish in January, but I believe it's changed hands since then
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Old Jul 6th, 2004, 06:11 PM
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Watched some reviews of Greshornish on Seems the service deteriorated after the changeover.
I have tried White Heather and Braibhaigh, both are full. Checking with Rosedale Hotel now. What's your comment on this? Any other advice for similar price range?
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Old Jul 6th, 2004, 11:37 PM
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The Rosedale's fine. Rooms are oddly shaped but clean. location is super- looking over the Harbour. It's not cheap, but.
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