Guest reviews

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Elaine is an excellent host who is welcoming and always responsive. Very comfortable and spacious, with great views across the Loch. Convenient for local boatyards (if that’s relevant to you!). Wifi a little slow because of limitations on the peninsula, but 4G coverage fine. Recommended
May 2024 Guest from Chester


The stay at Elaine’s cosy cottage was everything we expected. Spotlessly clean, well equipped and lovely and warm. I would recommend her place to anyone it’s a little gem. Thank you Elaine for a much needed rest in beautiful surroundings.
December 2023 Guest from Hull
Elaine, Charles and their beautiful cat welcomed us to their home for several nights. We are very satisfied with the accommodation which is beyond our expectations. There is all the comforts and a lot of attention. In addition, Elaine and Charles are very kind and distinguished people who are always ready to do you a favor whenever you want. We will not hesitate to rent this home again if we are in Scotland.
September 2023 Guest from France
An Caladh is a spacious and spotlessly clean property which is equipped with everything anyone could possibly need. Elaine, Charles and their beautiful cat were very welcoming and friendly. We will miss the amazing views of Loch Gare which we woke up to each morning from the very comfortable king size bed. We enjoyed exploring the peninsula and Loch Lomond which is about 30 minutes drive away.
August 2023 Guest from Essex
The stay at Elaine's place was really great, it was very clean, cozy + well equipped! Elaine + her husband were very attentive, helpful but in no way intrusive, so we felt very comfortable + welcome from the first moment. The two gave us lots of good tips for the surrounding area, so our stay was really very nice. Also the equipment of the apartment was incredibly good, there was actually nothing missing in household appliances, there is even a private washing machine with dryer, and even the smallest utensils you like to forget at home can be found there. The apartment has a private enclosed garden overlooking the Gareloch to Helensburgh. We were really excited, and when the weather plays along, you can have breakfast outside, eat or just read a bch in peace. We felt very comfortable!!! and can recommend the accommodation with all our heart!
August 2023 Guest from Germany
We've just had the loveliest time in Elaines appartment. We were early when we arrived but that was no problem. Before we came over she messaged us with all the details travelling to her house. The house was very cosy and very clean. We felt right at home. Everything was in the apartment, even a washer dryer. We forgot about the coffee so she gave us coffee for the next morning straight away so we didn't had to go out again. So lovely. From the apartment we travelled to various sightseeing things and that was good fun and very easy to travel from her house. Loch Lomond is very beautiful if you might thinking going up west. We travelled with a teenager and Elaine suggested that we would go an hour later on our leaving day so she had time to get up and get her self ready in the morning. Everybody very happy ;-) The weather was at his best behaviour to so we had a blast. Highly recommend
August 2023 Guest from the Netherlands
Een compleet en groot huis. Zeer schoon en erg mooi uitzicht. Elaine en haar man zijn erg behulpzaam.
Transalation A complete and large house. Very clean and very nice view. Elaine and her husband are very helpful.
August 2023 Guest from The Netherlands
Great house with a wonderful view. Totally attentive guest gifts at check-in Very clean and well maintained place to stay. Flyers (sorted by distance and topics) for activities are inside the house. This is a great way to plan your excursions. Thanks for a great stay and conversations with you, Elaine
July 2023 Guest from Germany
Elaine and Charles welcomed us to the property upon our arrival and they could not have been more approachable. The property is a magical find on the Rosneath peninsula and we are definitely booking again in the future. The views are worth the fees alone, everything in the property is tasteful and nothing has been forgotten. We couldn't have picked a better place.
May 2023 Guest from South Lanarkshire
We really enjoyed our stay in Clynder and cannot recommend Elaine’s place enough. It’s really easy to get to from Glasgow and has some lovely walks in the area. The house is super comfortable, clean and cosy and has a great view out onto the loch. Elaine & Charles gave us lots of info about the area and were really nice to have a wee chat with.
October 2022 Guest from Germany
This house is located on a position overlooking Loch Gare. The views from the property is breathtaking. The property itself is well equipped and with a good decor. Specious dining and lounge area. The house is close to Loch Lomond and Trossachs, Roseneath Peninsula in Argyll & Bute, West Scotland
September 2022 Guest from Manchester
A wonderful, relaxed holiday in a beautiful setting with perfect accommodation. A real home away from home. We enjoyed our morning conversations with Elaine and Charles and the occasional interaction with Mischka, the beautiful Russian blue pussy cat! Thank you for making our time in Clynder so enjoyable.
August 2022 Guest from Australia
Top gepflegt und sauber kann man nur empfehlen. Waren 4 Tage zum Golfen in der Umgebung da .
Translation: Well maintained and clean can only be recommended. Were there for 4 days for golfing in the area.
June 2022 Guest from Germany
Elaine's place is quiet, comfortable and very well equipped. There are beautiful views over the sea loch from the bedroom window and the property has a private beautifully maintained garden. There's a smart TV box allowing access to streaming services. Unlike at many 'anonymous' Airbnbs, Elaine and her husband met us in person, were very friendly and provided local knowledge and recommendations.
May 2022 Guest from Edinburgh
Lovely comfortable place only a short journey from Loch Lomond and with views overlooking the Loch. One of the most comfortable beds I have ever slept in! Immaculately clean, well equipped with some lovely little touches that just made our stay even more special. Also has a lovely outside area which we unfortunately did not use due to the cold January weather. Also has a private parking space and WiFi. Overall a really great stay, and would definitely recommend.
January 2022 Guest from Cumbria
A lovely place in a most beatifull setting ,wonderfull accomadation with awsome views.The selfcontained cottage has all things wonderfull for a short or long stay .Will be back again
December 2021 Guest from Scotland
Beautiful place to stay, they were extremely friendly and accommodating. Stayed there for work but it was so lovely it felt like a holiday
November 2021 Guest from Lytham St Annes
An extremely relaxing and enjoyable stay at An Caladh. Views across the Gare Loch are beautiful and peaceful which you can enjoy from the very large and comfortable bed. Shower has great pressure. Elaine makes you feel very welcome. Everything was clean with a well stocked kitchen. It is also great value for money!
October 2021 Guest from Glasgow
Elaine’s little guest house was just perfect. It was spacious, clean and really well equipped. The bed was super comfortable and the view from the bedroom window was just sublime. Elaine was warm and friendly and left some lovely little treats for us to enjoy. We can highly recommend a stay here.
September 2021 Guest from Cirencester
It was a very pleasant stay the location was amazing. The house was very clean with everything that you could need. I would definitely recommend this, as its a very family friendly place. The owner was very kind and friendly always available when you needed her.
September 2021 Guest from Luton
Fabulous private space with many added extras. Spacious and super-clean. The private garden was ideal. Great communication and information. Location by the water was lovely; watching the tides from the ultra comfy bed was a dream. Nearest pub, The Creggans, was great - good food and lovely folk. Would highly recommend and hope to return soon!
August 2021 Guest from Alloa
Wonderful, scenic location. Private garden for relaxing evenings. Reasonable distance from local attractions. Worth the extra few minutes drive. Excellent attention to detail. Very clean and tidy. All our needs were met. Highly recommend
July 2021 Guest from London
We had an amazing stay ! Elaine is lovely and always available to help and give suggestions. The place is really nice, it is bright and spacious, has amazing views, has a lot of equipments. Elaine placed multiple complimentary products which makes arrival feel relaxing. It is also a 20min walk to a supermarket, and a 2min walk from a bus stop and place where you can go put your feet in the loch (or swim for the bravest :D ) We recommend this place and would happily come back !
June 2021 Guest from Dundee
What a really lovely place Elaine provides. The space is bigger and better than I expected and all possible needs have already been considered and provided for. Even though the flat is in Elaine's garden, the placement of shrubs and walls makes it feel totally separate, and the little private garden is a great extra. We even got some sunshine to enjoy a glass of wine or two! It was not an area we have been to before but definitely worth a visit, great views and plenty walking routes around. The Harvest Moon deli (2 min walk away) was a nice bonus, the food was very tasty & reasonably priced and we ended up eating from there 2 nights of 3. I would have no hesitation in recommending Elaine's place to anyone.
June 2021 Guest from East Kilbride
Excellent location and a fantastic view.
June 2021 Guest from Glasgow
Elaine was a perfect host and the place has to be seen to be believed. We wish we could have stayed longer. Everything you will need and more! Thanks so much.
June 2021 Guest from England
Excellent location. Helpful friendly hosts. Very clean and well appointed kitchen. We will be back!

 May 2021 Guest from Bearsden


Lovely clean, spacious accommodation in fantastic lochside location. Elaine and Charles are super hosts for whom nothing is too much trouble. An Caladh is self-contained and well appointed with everything you could need for a great stay whatever the weather. I shall certainly be coming again.

September 2020 Guest from Bath


Enjoyed our second stay at An Caladh.

August 2020 Guest from Eaglesham


Elaine’s flat is absolutely terrific. It provides an enormous amount of space that makes for a very comfortable stay. It is wonderfully appointed and equipped such that all your needs should be met. If you like water and boats you will love the view from the bedroom - sometimes seeing naval vessels sailing past. The location is very peaceful and you have your own private outdoor sitting area (garden) should the weather let you use it. Elaine will make you very welcome, meeting you personally on arrival. She goes out of her way to make your stay memorable. I hope to return very soon.

September 2019 Guest from Bathford


An Caladh is a beautifully located cottage overlooking Gare Loch. The view from the bedroom window is amazing. The cottage is spacious, comfortable and warm and is well equipped with all you could wish for. Our week in " rainy" Scotland was not spoiled as we had An Caladh to come back to! Elaine and Charles were very welcoming and friendly and looked after us well. A small problem with a faulty DVD player was cleared up in hours. There were lots of extra touches like milk and snacks in the fridge and toiletries in the bathroom and the use of maps for the area. A super place we well recommend.

August 2019 Guest from Garstang


Anyone booking Elaine's cottage can't fail to be impressed ,the place is as mentioned in other reviews is immaculately SPARKLING clean . Elaine and her husband welcoming and friendly without being overbearing .Thanks again for a great holiday

June 2019 Guest from Seaham


This is s great place to stay. The owners are very welcoming and everything you need is available. It has a lovely outlook and there is plenty to do and see within a reasonable distance. Would really recommend it

May 2019 Guest from Stafford


This cottage cannot be faulted. Beautiful location, perfect for exploring this part of Scotland. The view from the bedroom window across the Loch is stunning and sets you up for the day. Elaine greets you with a warm welcome, the cottage is immaculate and is equipped with everything you could possibly need.

May 2019 Guest from London


A Very welcoming, Comfortable, private and immaculately clean cottage. Everything that was needed was in all of the rooms. Stunning picturesque view of the Loch outside the bedroom window too. I would certainly consider booking here again if I was return back to visit Scotland. Elaine and Charles both very welcoming and helpful during our stay at An Caladh. I was highly impressed!

April 2019 Guest from Leicestershire


Beautiful part of Scotland, with both the busy city of Glasgow and the peaceful Rosneath peninsula at easy reach. We enjoyed dips in the loch, days out in the city and cosy evenings in by the log burner, but whatever you come to do, you could not find a more welcoming host, or a better equipped, attractive and comfortable place to stay, with lovely touches like simple provisions all ready for you, and a welcome on the chalkboard. Really personable.

November 2018 Guest from Newcastle


Elaine's home is amazing! Beautiful and very clean. It's a great base area to travel from different areas. Elaine was a brilliant host and would recommend staying here.

October 2018 Guest from Glenrothes


Great location great hospitality great accommodation. We can highly recommend this property to anyone wanting a quiet getaway.

August 2018 Guest from Australia


First class everything you could want for a self catering holiday. Elaine met us when we arrived and explained where everything was. We were very lucky with the weather it was lovely in our own garden.

July 2018  Guest from London


This was our first visit to Scotland and we were not disappointed. The location was amzing and Elaine and her husband were really welcoming and it was lovely to meet you both. The property was outstanding and the views were amazing and we were lucky to see dolphins. we had glorious weeks of outstanding weather.

May 2018  Guest from Staffordshire


Warm and friendly greeting from Elaine on arrival. The cottage was comfortable, clean, with everything you needed for a short winter break. The log burner was a bonus!!. The location had beautiful views and it was easy to visit lots of the sights like the Trossachs and Loch Lomond. It was a delight and I look forward to returning.


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August 2017 Guests from Bavaria

Lovely bungalow, wonderful hosts, beautiful views in an idyllic setting

August 2017 Guest from Manchester


An Caladh was the perfect place to spend a few days away from the normal busy life me and my partner lead. The location was spectacular and in good driving distance from beautiful Glen Coe. We did a lot of driving whilst there (nearly 200 miles on one day) and coming back to the house provided a cosy place to relax and unwind. The property itself was clean, had clear instructions on how to use the appliances and all the tools you needed to prepare food. There is a local co-op that came in very handy for us as we were up early and back late - it opens at 7 and closes at 10 so this was very helpful. Elaine was so welcoming and a real pleasure to speak to. I can't thank her or praise her enough

July 2017 Guest from Derby


We had a lovely time staying in Elaine's cottage, it is brilliantly equipped, spacious and very comfortable. Elaine is a diamond! Beautiful views from the cottage. Thanks for a great bank holiday weekend, hope to see you again

May 2017 Guest from Cambridge


Thanks for a nice week. Good weather, fine house and splendid views. Scotland is spectacular.

May 2017 Guest from the Netherlands


Great location, lovely hosts! Beautiful and cosy cottage. Would definitely recommend to anyone wanting to visit this part of Scotland.

April 2017 Guest from Belfast



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