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Kilchrenan House

Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AQ, Scotland
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Ranked #17 of 98 Oban B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Claremont, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We spent two nights with Colin and Frances in late June and it was delightful. After our first day of driving ( from Edinburgh through Sterling to Oban...on the left) we were ready to relax. Under a brilliant blue sky we enjoyed a spot of whiskey on the front patio overlooking the sparkling bay. This is a great location for... More

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Island of Malta, Malta
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 2 nights at this B&B - great location, bang infront of the sea. The hosts were very helpful in recommending what to do and where to eat. As a family of 4 we were given a very spacious and comfortable room - which although not sea-facing was just perfect for us. Considering that it did not get dark... More

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Riebeek Kasteel, South Africa
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140 reviews 140 reviews
45 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in Oban without a booking after 10 days of pre-booked accommodation in other areas of Scotland. We decided that we would take our chances and get a feel for the area first before committing to accommodation. We spent the first night in a guest house in Connel which is close to Oban and which was very good. We... More

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Hinton, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Frances and Colin's lovely guesthouse for 3 nights. They are cheerful, helpful and capable hosts. Location is perfect for walking anywhere in Oban. Rooms were very nice for a renovated old building (we were on the top floor, and dealt with of sloped ceilings that made the room seem very small!), but still a bit dated with... More

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16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a 12 day trip around the west of Scotland during which we stayed at 6 different establishments so we has a range for comparison. We booked our accommodation in March as end July/early August is peak time in Scotland and we were taking our Grandson, so needed a family room. This limited availability and we dismissed any... More

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KILCHRENANHSE, Owner at Kilchrenan House, responded to this review

My husband and I were very distressed and upset when reading your review. particularly when you left there was no mention of your dissatisfaction in fact it was clearly the opposite. You were such a lovely family and appeared to have a great time very grateful for our suggestions of things to do ..... I will try and address your... More

Bloomington, Indiana
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83 reviews 83 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights and it was not nearly enough time to do the area justice. There is so much to see and do in this area, we didn't even skim the surface. Our hosts work very hard to accommodate their guests and give useful information and to make everyone welcome - including a "wee dram" of whiskey or sherry... More

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed two nights in room five in July. The room was clean and spacious with a fantastic view over the bay, the bathroom was a little odd but once we had found the bath plug we were okay. Towels were past their sell by date and were ready to be replaced but generally the room was very nice and... More

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

We stayed at kilchrenan house for two nights last month, having stayed at several places on our 10 day holiday to Scotland, an area we are familiar with. Whilst our stay at kilchrenan was nice enough, we don't feel our experience matches some of the 5 out of 5 reviews here, and would like to add our thoughts about why... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Our family group of 5 enjoyed our stay at Kilchrenan House in Oban. Francis and Colin welcomed us with a wee dram of Scotch (on our oatmeal!) and lovely Scottish touches throughout this beautiful, bayside house. Room 4 (and others on that side) has a wonderful sea view--ask for rooms on this side, though all the rooms are fine and... More

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Livingston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Perfectly placed right on the seafront, not too far a walk into the main town centre or a very cheap taxi if the weather isnt great. We stayed in room 12, dont think they advertise it as one of the sea rooms but it has a lovely view of the sea and is great value for money. Really clean and... More

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Address: Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AQ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
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Colin and Frances welcome all visitors to their elegant Victorian home combining modern comfort with a relaxing atmosphere. Extensive breakfast menu. Spacious rooms, most with sea views and all en-suite. A real home away from home. ... more   less 
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