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Raniven Guest House

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No1 Strathaven Terrace | Breadalbane Street, Oban PA34 5PE, Scotland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were two couples booked in for 2 nights. The house is spotless, easy access to town, and above all, our hosts Stuart & Moira were very welcoming! The breakfast, (help yourself), was plentiful. Lots of fresh fruit, cereals,yoghurts, continental, toast, cheeses, and hot sausages and scrambled eggs. They even had my green tea, which I struggle to find in... More 

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New Hampshire
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My husband and son and I stayed here in September of 2014 for two nights in two separate rooms on the top floor. The rooms (and the guest house itself) were lovely and our hosts very nice. We served ourselves breakfast in their cute breakfast room; the selections were tasty and sufficiently filled the stomachs of my hungry family. It... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We were two couples, booked into the Raniven Guest House for 1 night. Excellent location; off-street parking; few minutes walk into town. Our hosts were very friendly and engaging. Our rooms were cozy, large enough, clean!!!, and provided good hot water for much-needed shower in cold, rainy weather! Breakfast was ample and offered variety. We would definitely book here again.

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Lovely Guest House. Well located for town and has parking which is a real bonus. Comfy bed and lovely and clean room. Small bathroom but does the job. Lovely friendly hosts who even gave me a walking stick as I had injured my knee. Thanks so much, it is now a memento memory from our trip. Have booked my Mother... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

One night stay in Oban and we must say it was great for us, friendly owner's, clean and perfect located! The room we had was not so big but it was perfect for us mostly outside discovering the town. Shower was not so good but that's all to remark about!

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Barrington, Illinois
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13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Stayed 2 nights - we were able to book online, which was a huge plus. Bathroom was very small but everything was pretty and clean. Breakfast is self serve but there is a lot of variety. I had some difficulty getting a good wifi connection. It is a short walk to the harbor.

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We stayed in the triple room for 1 night, whilst on our way to Mull. We had a great stay, room was a good size and very clean and the bathroom was great too. The owner was very friendly and we will be booking again next year for our annual Mull trip. The breakfast was good and the lads enjoyed... More 

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Broughton-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

we recently stated for two nights and found this a charming guest house. The room was clean, bright and inviting, the buffet breakfast was great, plenty of variety and very relaxed atmosphere. The location was good a short stroll to the harbour. We would not hesitate in returning or recommending this guest house to friends.

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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We booked Raniven Guest House based on the reviews here and we weren't disappointed, particularly at the price we got. The location was central with on-site parking, a boon in Oban which should not be underestimated. The guest house was clean, nicely furnished and comfortable. Breakfast was continental but fresh, well supplied and perfectly adequate. All in all an excellent... More 

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Wrightwood, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We stayed here in July 2014. The accommodations were adequate and clean, and the host was warm, welcoming, and helpful. The breakfast was continental and left a little to be desired. Great location, off-street parking, central to town and an easy drive/walk to the ferry terminal.

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