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Raniven Guest House

No1 Strathaven Terrace | Breadalbane Street, Oban PA34 5PE, Scotland
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Ranked #33 of 100 Oban B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second stay at the Raniven guest house which says it all, great situation with a 5 min walk into Oban and has its own off street parking which I would imagine in high season is a great bonus. The guest house its self is lovely and fresh with spacious rooms and comfy beds which does for me.... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights on a weekend break from everyday life. The friendly owner met us on arrival and made us feel very welcomed without being coming across as 'trying too hard' - they are just genuinely nice people. The first thing that strikes you about the room is cleanliness, it smells clean and it is very clean.... More

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scoobie049, Owner at Raniven Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for your kind comments , glad you had a nice time in oban thanks stuart More

WI
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
37 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

This B&B is a good value compared to the more pricey hotels in Oban. Owners are extremely personable and gave great local advice. Very comfortable queen bed (room 3) with sitting area and light-blocking window treatments. Individual toiletries, packaged cookies, bottled water, hair dryer in room. Quiet. Shower only. Had recently changed services and had problem with wifi-connection. Was able... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

The hostess at Raniven handed us our keys upon check-in and disappeared. She didn't show us to our room, didn't tell us the internet wasn't working, didn't give us direction into town. Not one word. The room was a bit worn. The handle was not completely attached to the bathroom door. In comparison to other B&B's on our 16 day... More

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Vicenza
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We spent 6 days here in oban at this guest house and it all been perfect, the owners are the kindest people you can imagine, the guest house is a 5 min walk from the bus station, it is downtown oban, the rooms are clean and well decorated , bathroom is a bit small but functional, breakfast in the morning... More

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Peterborough, Canada
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10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We easily found this guest house and it was easy walk into town center. Room was in the attin, so it seemed, and was small. The bed was not comfortable, no wi-fi but Stewart gave me the code to their willing neighbours which was nice. Hosts were friendlier on way out moreso on check-in but maybe that is just the... More

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scoobie049, Owner at Raniven Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Elizabeth thanks for your comments, and our Wi-Fi is now up and running again , cheers stuart More

Malta
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

This was definately the best b&b we stayed at while touring around in Scotland. The hosts are very friendly and helpful...rooms immaculate and nicely furnished. Breakfast exceptional and parking off the road is definately an asset. It's a pity that we spent only one night. I hope we will revisit soon.

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scoobie049, Owner at Raniven Guest House, responded to this review

Hi thanks for your comments they were very kind, and it was nice to meet you , moyra More

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We had the opportunity to stay at Raniven Guest House in August. We were warmly welcomed and enjoyed our time. Great breakfast and off street parking!! You can ditch the car and walk to the town center. Great start to a great holiday!

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Perth, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

This is about 6 months late, but we had a fantastic stay at Raniven Guest house this winter just gone. We are a young Aussie couple travelling the world and the lovely couple made our stay in Oban memorable. They were so helpful and we loved chatting to them and hearing their stories about Scotland. (We would have a few... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
31 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed this BnB. The room was comfortable with ample hot water. It was within easy walking distance of the town centre, where many attractions, and all the transport options are situated, (the ferry to Mull accessed). Easy off street parking. Sustaining breakfast. The local one way street system takes a little to understand. Really - All Good!

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Also Known As:
Raniven Guest House Oban, Scotland
Address: No1 Strathaven Terrace | Breadalbane Street, Oban PA34 5PE, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #33 of 100 B&Bs / Inns in Oban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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