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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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11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

While there are other guest houses around, you can be confident booking Raniven. While this was our smallest room on the trip, it was my husband's favorite and one I liked very much too. Stewart is ahead of the game in having the cold breakfast items ready the night before in a fridge so that if you need an early... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We were made to feel welcome from the start. The room was very clean and spotless with a comfortable bed. There is easy access to the town with a good excellent buffet style breakfast. We enjoyed our stay and would definitely stay there again.

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We checked ourselves in an only met our host upon checkout two days later. Comfortable bed, very small bathroom, quiet street, central location. Breakfast is buffet-style, cold cuts, cereals and scrambled eggs. No common lounge area.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

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
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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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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
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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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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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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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