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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
owen s Elgin, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Elgin, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 2 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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend and I recently stayed 2 nights with Colin and Frances at their lovely B&B. We had a gorgeous sea view room (#12) that looked over the Isle of Kerrera. The room had great wifi and was very clean - though tiny (which we didn't mind). The B&B is about 15 minutes from the train station - easily walkable.... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not sure what part of staying here I liked the best. Could it be the scotch in the delicious porridge for breakfast or just exquisite breakfasts in general? Mould it be the view of the water and the boats from our window? Or could it be Colin and Francine's delightful personality? Here's a hint. Do not book this any... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose to have three nights in Oban,travelling the scenic West Highlands Railway from Glasgow and did two day trips to the Inner Hebrides by ferry. The large B&B was a highlight.We had room 15 with large bay windows overlooking the sea and islands and lots of room.The hosts were freiendly and helpful and the breakfasts were huge and very... More

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Second stop on our way to the north of Scotland. Arrived before check in time but made to feel very welcome. Room was very good and bed comfortable. Excellent breakfast my friend especially enjoyed having whisky served with the porridge! Some nice touches eg sherry decanter in hall in the early evening. Good position within walking distance of main town.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Happy with the B&B. Arrived early and was able to park the car in grounds whilst we tripped on the ferry. Checked in without an issue at about 6:50 but noted the sign on the door that stated check-in ended at 7:00pm. Could have been an issue if we had caught the later ferry being unawares of this restriction--I had... More

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We have recently had our fourth stay at this lovely guest house and would recommend it to anyone. It is away from the hussle and bussle of the town, rooms are tastefully done, the views from the rooms at the front are spectacular (especially some of the sunsets) and you are made welcome and are looked after from the time... More

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Address: Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AQ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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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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