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Soroba Road | Argyll, Oban PA34 4JF, Scotland
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Kathmore Guest House
Ranked #27 of 98 Oban B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • 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
    5 of 5 stars
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My new wife and I stayed in the excellent kathmore b+b for a 3 night stay, being an amputee the opportunity for a ground floor room was a great benefit, food was of excellent quality and the host was very friendly and approachable, would definitely recommend

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Zug, Switzerland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place has been going strong for a while, and it's showing his age - yet that's not negative. The house is cozy, our room was small yet comfortable, and breakfast was delicious. We left in a bit of a hurry to catch the ferry, I would have loved to stay longer. The value for money is excellent. The hosts... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kathmore Guest House is a great place to stay and also a great base from which to explore Oban and surrounding area. Owners were more than accommodating and most helpful, the room was very comfortable and very clean and the breakfast was second to none. We were three adults and would return to Kathmore at any time in the future.... More

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although not in centre of town, I walked to the ferry terminal in 10 minutes, though there is a bus stop right outside the venue. All the windows are fitted with modern double glazing and at the height of the rush our on a Monday morning I hardly heard the traffic whilst having my breakfast in a room located at... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed a night in Oban at this very centrally located B&B. its walking distance from the city centre. Largish rooms, comfortable. Bathroom was small – a large person would have major difficulty manoeuvring in it!! Also no space to put any toiletries. But the owner made up for its shortcoming by giving an excellent breakfast (provided by her well... More

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Penang, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first visit to Oban as an adult and I managed to book at Kathmore at short notice at a reasonable price. The choice was good with a friendly homely welcome and a spacious twin room & bathroom for my teenage son and I. This isn't a slick or modern place, but it's not trying to be. What... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 nights on our way to Mull. We were made very welcome ,despite arriving during the evening. The location is a 10 minute walk from Oban centre where there is a good choice of restaurants/pubs for food. There is ample off road parking on site. The room was comfortable & clean with a good en-suite shower... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good value very clean and comfortable, stayed 1 night on route to the Outer Hebrides as we had to catch early ferry. Morven provided us with a excellent packed breakfast. Carol E West Midlands 2 weeks ago

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wkathmore, Owner at Kathmore Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you folks for your review, it really helps us when people make this effort for us. Happy you enjoyed your stay and glad your Packed breakfast was enjoyed. Hope you had a good holiday after you left Kathmore. All the best Morven More

Saint James Parish, Jamaica
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 1 night with our 2 teenagers. We were staying in the family room and my teens slept on the sofa bed which was definitely not suitable for 2 teens (although they are quite slim and not really tall). Very nice breakfast, great service.

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wkathmore, Owner at Kathmore Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Folks, Thank you for writing this review even although you were not totally happy. Unfortunately I cannot do anything about the traffic. Think if you are use to traffic you do not hear it as being that bad, if you live in a quiet area you hear it as being noisy. I have all my window double & triple... More

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Couple aged 65 stayed one night made very welcome and very confortable room lovely breakfast and ample free parking situated close to town centre, excellant value we used the premises whilst on a tour of Scotland

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wkathmore, Owner at Kathmore Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review. Glad you enjoyed your stay at Kathmore and I hope we will see you back again. All the best Morven More

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Address: Soroba Road | Argyll, Oban PA34 4JF, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
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Kathmore Guest House Oban, Scotland

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Proud to have been nominated runner-up in the FX awards, we will give you the most genuine of Highland welcomes. Easy walk to town centre bus, train and ferry terminals. Rooms comprise of 7 en suite and 1 twin standard. All tastefully furnished with t.v's, hair dryers, tea/coffee trays. Spacious parking to rear. Choice breakfast offered. ... more   less 
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