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Ayres Guest House

3 Victoria Crescent | Esplanade, Oban PA34 5PN, Scotland
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Ranked #48 of 98 Oban B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Johnstown New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We could not be happier with our stay at this charming hotel. The owners are friendly, warm and helpful. The room was very clean, nicely decorated and comfortable. The view from the from is right across the bay, gorgeous!!!! And the price was extremely reasonable!!! Excellent!!!!

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CHESHIRE
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12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Very friendly owner.Single room at front with great views and double glazed.Twin in attic-lots of space-view of the rear of building, but not unpleasant.Clean and everything as expected.Small, help yourself breakfast.Close to town and ferries.Very good experience.

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Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I booked to stay here on the day and luckily they had a room. I arrived in Oban and didn't like the look of our original accommodation and was able to book into Ayres guest house straight away. The house is in ideal location, brilliantly priced and Brian, the owner, was fantastic. Very friendly atmosphere, no breakfast available but as... More

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Everglades City, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

You could not get a better view and accomodations and location was fantastic ! No breakfast provided. Right by the peer and stations. Above s pub ehich can be a bit of an issue, so book your room near the back of the room.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Location was excellent, on main street close to harbour and restaurants. Owner was very accommodating, allowing us to check in on arrival before 12. Room was comfortable with excellent view of seafront. Bathroom was very very small but fine. Wireless was very fast, allowing streaming. Quite pricey for guesthouse with no breakfast however owner did provide fresh coffee and breakfast... More

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Hobart, Australia
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25 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Friendly owner, great location, good value - what more do you want?! The en-suite room was comfortable and spacious and the bathroom clean and functional. The property is neat and well-maintained (although dated, like everything else in Scotland, which is part of its charm) and couldn't be closer to the local pubs and shops. Not top of the range but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

An affordable and yet a great place to stay!! You ve a splendid view of the coast. It's an old building but very well maintained!! Gettin to the ferry terminal is just a 10 minute walk along the coast! I would highly recommend oban and ayres to any fellow travellers.

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Island of Malta, Malta
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Stayed at Ayres guesthouse for 5 nights with family and friends in September. All three ensuite rooms were spacious and very clean, with the one at the front of the guesthouse having breath-taking views of the nearby islands. We were welcomed by the owner, Brian, who was very helpful and informative during our stay and even went out of his... More

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

The location is perfect, in the centre of Oban on the sea. Unfortunately, our room didn't have a view on the sea. The breakfast was a good buffet. The room was big, clean, with good tea facilities and the bathroom was nice as well.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

My wife and I stayed at Ayres Guest House for one night as part of a tour of the west of Scotland. We were met by the owner who was very courteous and should us to our room which was on the first floor and faced the bay, the views were beautiful. The room itself was well appointed and all... More

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Address: 3 Victoria Crescent | Esplanade, Oban PA34 5PN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
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