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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Aberdeenshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was very damp smelling but the hotel was otherwise most enjoyable. We had the most enthusiastic of welcomes and every attempt was made to make our stay as enjoyable as possible. Very varied menu.

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Piltdown, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this hotel primarily for the location near to the Beavers. Our room overlooked the Crinan canal and was very comfortable. The hotel is independent and has a very relaxed atmosphere where everything is possible. Our early rising before dawn to return for a late breakfast followed by a late dinner was taken in their stride. The food was... More

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Aberdeenshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We last stayed here just before Christmas so it was good to see the better weather. The hotel is comfortable with a relaxed atmosphere. The young waitress was very friendly and efficient. We ended up locked out at night as we hadn't read the notice about returning late as we didn't consider 10.30late. The instructions to phone the no given... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose the Cairnbaan Hotel firstly for its location. The area is fantastic for tourism, cycling, eating and especially for the 5000year old relics. From the moment we walked into the hotel we were greeted with such warmth that continued for our 2 night stay. The rooms were a good size, very clean and I think very good value including... More

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Glasgow
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14 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

There are two reasons why you might want to consider staying at this small hotel: first of all the location is terrific - right on the Crinan Canal. We stayed for two nights on a dinner bed and breakfast package, and enjoyed watching small boats negotiating the lock which is immediately outside the hotel. From the hotel, there are two... More

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London
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22 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We stayed one night on our bike tour of the western isles. Staff very attentive and accommodating. Room lovely. Food was OK. I particularly liked the old-fashioned feel of the place. I would definitely go back.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Stayed one night and thoroughly enjoyed he location, food and the drinks. Dinner was really good and so too was breakfast. Fantastic views into one of the locks and a great position for you to wander up and down the canal. If you are feeling adventurous then walk all the way to Crinnan. Beautiful scenery and excellent for unwinding. Our... More

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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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