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Sgeir Mhaol Guest House

Soroba Road, Oban PA34 4JF, Scotland
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Keith, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

Arrived almost in the dark to a lovely lady who said she had a room, was only a twin we took it, it was dark, didn't knot our way around, she told us where to go for food etc, room was cosy, the only thing we found was that it got too hot middle of the night, couldn't turn the... More 

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for a week on business and was made very welcome. Although no cooked breakfast there is a great selection on of cereals and fruits available. The only down side was i started work at 8 and breakfast starts at this time, however I was offered cereal in my room. Very reasonably priced and located 5 minutes walk from... More 

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obaniteOban, Owner at Sgeir Mhaol Guest House, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to write the review,I really appreciate it, hope to see you back, many thanks Ishbell More 

Kilbirnie, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Had a great stay at Sgeir Mhaol, and booked last minute on passing through Oban. Very friendly owner, who made us feel more than welcome, even offered breakfast despite not being up early enough. Room was lovely, clean and the bed was very comfortable and wifi was included too. Location is very handy as it is a short walk to... More 

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Thank Jaclyn C
obaniteOban, Owner at Sgeir Mhaol Guest House, responded to this review

Hi girls, thankyou for your lovely review on Sgeirmhaol,makes it all worth while when we get good feed back. Come back anytime,would be great to see you both, Ishbell More 

Kilmacolm, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Typical bed and breakfast establishment as far as the room and the owner were concerned. The quirkiness is in the location of the driveway which is right at the traffic lights and is fine once you've established where it is. The other quirk is that it is not a cooked breakfast like you get in most B&B's. Now, that came... More 

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Thank Beastmaster2001
obaniteOban, Owner at Sgeir Mhaol Guest House, responded to this review

Thankyou for you kind review. The directions should lead you straight to Sgeirmhaol.sorry if you got a bit confused If you booked on-line or with the tourist board in Oban both would have said that we serve continental buffet breakfasts for our guests but, if you happened on us by chance then I can totally understand that guests do expect... More 

Largs, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

My wife and myself stayed overnight and the we found the landlady extremely friendly and helpful. The room was excellent with a nice comfortable bed and the morning continental breakfast was excellent. I would recommend this B&B to all my friends

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obaniteOban, Owner at Sgeir Mhaol Guest House, responded to this review

Thankyou for you kind review on sgeirmhaol. Delighted you enjoyed our continental buffet breakfast and your nights stay with us. It would be lovely to see you both back again, kindest regards to both, Ishbell More 

glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

.Stranded in Oban with my grand daughter and a dog when cal mac cancelled all ferries.we trudged around looking for a place to stay,being told sorry no dogs!A friend suggested Sgeir Mhaol and phoned ahead for us.We were warmly welcomed,dog and all.A lovely comfy spotlessly clean en suite twin room,tv,power shower,kettle,we were sorted!Continental breakfast in the morning,all sorts of fresh... More 

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obaniteOban, Owner at Sgeir Mhaol Guest House, responded to this review

Thankyou for your lovely review after an unexpected overnight stay in Oban. Delighted you found everything as it should be at sgeirmhaol. Hope to meet you again but, not by being stranded in Oban. Keep up the great work you do with these lovely dogs. Ishbell More 

Isle of Tiree, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This is the worst place I have ever stayed in. Although I booked by email they had no record of my visit:." Nothing I can do darling, You will have to find somewhere else darling, etc" I showed the print out and was offered a room somewhere else. Half way out of the door I was called back. Yes if... More 

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2 Thank seasideholidays2014
obaniteOban, Manager at Sgeir Mhaol Guest House, responded to this review

I see my original reply has been deleted, I would like to thankyou for your comments that have lost me 5 points on review status. I hope you are happy with your description of Sgeirmhaol for our potential guests to read !!!!!!! You say an unforgettable experience.... for me also More 

Ruthin, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Stayed four nights,great location on road into Oban ,Ishbell was a lovely hostess nothing was too much trouble.The bed was the most comfortable I've slept in for a B+B had wonderful sleeps .Real homely feel felt welcomed and comfortable, The best part is the Breakfast excellent selection of continental or full scottish.As a regular visitor this wee gem will be... More 

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Campbeltown, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

We staying 1 night before heading to Taynuilt Highland Games as a recommendation through Facebook. Can't fault our stay at all! Very friendly & helpful! Our wee dancer was very impressed and had a great nights sleep as did we. The rooms are a good size, with tea/coffee facilities. The property is right on the roadside, but we never really... More 

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Isle of Arran, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

we were looking for something different and saw the street party in oban as we have been to oban a lot very homely place we saw sgeir mhaol guest house was open all year and we decided to make it a short break as there are no ferries new years day we phoned ishbel and she suggested we stay in... More 

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Thank carol r
obaniteOban, Owner at Sgeir Mhaol Guest House, responded to this review

Hello, thankyou for a lovely review,we both remember you from the falt and also the bnb. Hope you are both well and maybe see you again, Ishbell and Jamie More 

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