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Raniven Guest House

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No1 Strathaven Terrace | Breadalbane Street, Oban PA34 5PE, Scotland
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1 room 1 adult
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Nice, clean guest house, centrally located. Breakfast was mainly cold and pre-packed offerings but there were eggs (boiled and scrambled) available. Hosts were friendly and helpful, good value for money.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Centrally located Bed and Breakfast with off street parking. Proprietors were both very friendly. Ample selection of food for continental breakfast. Room clean and comfortable. Only drawback was our room was at top of three flights of stairs. I would definitely book in here for any future visit to Oban

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

A well-located B&B with off street parking and a helpful host. The self service breakfast was made up mainly of packaged produce. The bedroom and bathroom and wifi were adequate. We found the mattress rather lumpy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Stayed for one night, and was very pleased with the location---nice walk to George Street. Off street parking, clean rooms (thank you for keeping it fragrance-free for me!!) and welcoming hosts. Five stars for all!! One star off rating for service because the buffet breakfast was too much pre-packaged food, so we went to George Street and had freshly made... More 

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

The room was clean, well maintained and suitable for us. What was the 'wow' factor was the excellent service, attention to detail and the genunie family atmosphere. I didn't know until we arrived but the Guest House was ran by a husband and wife team. Nothing was too much trouble and would go back again when staying in Oban. The... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Ideal base to visit Oban and the surrounding area. On site parking is a great benefit. The location is close to the centre of Oban and the waterfront, the 4 minute walk is on flat ground. The rooms are clean and adequate size and the breakfast choice and quality are superb. Booking and checkout were friendly and useful local advice... More 

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Alford, Lincolnshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

Hubby and i had a 1 night stay here in July. Great central location, clean and comfortable rooms and great buffet breakfast. The owners were lovely and made us feel very welcome. Thank you for a great stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

We have just spent Bank Holiday weekend in Oban which is a beautiful place made all the better by Raniven guest house which was very welcoming, comfortable and very clean... The Breakfast is continental so no greasy fry ups but boiled or scrambled eggs, croissants, fruits and cereals ... Plenty of choice! The host Stuart was nice and friendly and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

The host was nice. The location was central @ town. 10 min walk to the Pier so that we can catch up the early tour to Staffa. The room was clean and comfort. The breakfast had wide variety of fruits, which was very nice.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Hosts were brilliant couldn't do enough for me! Room was cosy and bed was comfy however was a little dissapointed in the bathroom and breakfast Bathroom had mould around seals shower was not cold but not warm even on highest setting and toilet seat was lose and moved when sat upon (which they fixed once informed) I had scrambled egg... More 

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