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Cairnbaan Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lock 5, approx halfway along Crinan Canal, Cairnbaan PA31 8SJ, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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253 reviews 253 reviews
77 hotel reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our stay here. I know the owner wont mind me saying after a joke between us over a telephone conversation we called him Basil Fawlty for the rest of our stay ! He was extremely nice, very funny and really a genial host. The hotel was lovely in a beautiful setting. But very very busy. It seems to... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the Cairnbaan last weekend with three friends. This small hotel is family run and the service was professional and friendly. The food was very good - don't have a big lunch before your evening meal as the servings are very generous. The hotel is situated in a suberb spot right next to the Crinan Canal - ideal for... More

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Llanfair Caereinion, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself & my husband called in here last week after walking in the area. Despite the rain the location was lovely & the staff( although very busy) were really friendly & helpful. The food was excellent...the local mussels were some of the tastiest I've had. The conservatory area where we ate was comfy & relaxed. Will definitely visit again if... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only stopped here with another two families for a drink. The location is superb, the bar staff we met were welcoming and affable allowing us entry to the bar with our pet dog. The abiding memory will be of an overpowering smell of a musty dampness in the bar area. So much so that we'd have liked to stay but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently visited Cairnbaan for lunch and it was well worth the visit. The staff were very friendly and attentive. The menu was superb and our food was delicious. Very good value for money and I will visit again soon.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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42 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Car park and outside of building showing signs of neglect which was worrying on arrival. Reception friendly and showed us to ground floor room. Wifi didn’t work very well here at all and return trips were made to residents lounge to get service. Room could have been cleaner ie flies in window, dust under bed and poor quality tea/coffee on... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing much to add to previous reviews. We stayed one night on our way to Oban. The hotel is in a nice location, right on the Crinan Canal. Our room was fine but, as previously noted the whole place is on need of a wee bit of TLC. What couldn't be bettered, however, was the food and the helpful, friendly... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff, food all looked and smelled fantastic - pity we had supper on boats. Comfortable setees etc in lounge area, lovely mix of clientele. Boaters, showjumpers tourists, locals. Would be happy to return.

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Santiago, Chile
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Moored at lock 9 on the Crinan Canal for the night, we went to the nearest pub for a pint and a bite to eat. What a treat! Drinks, food and service outstanding, especially Lorna behind the bar, who never stopped all evening. Highly recommended.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Difficult to find somewhere to eat in Lochgilphead so it was great to come across Cairbaan Hotel on the way home. Enjoyed an excellent lunch in lovely surroundings overlooking the canal. lots of activity with boats going through the locks. Staff friendly and service excellent.

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Address: Lock 5, approx halfway along Crinan Canal, Cairnbaan PA31 8SJ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Cairnbaan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Cairnbaan Hotel 3*
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