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Glenburnie House

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   The Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AQ, Scotland
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Glenburnie House
Ranked #6 of 98 Oban B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Coppell, TX
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in Room 9 at this lovely B&B for two nights, July 20 and 21 with a Rick Steve's tour group. I hated to leave. As others have said, Graeme and his staff were wonderful. I promised to return. Loved the location, the hospitality and the view from our room. I can't imagine staying anywhere else in Oban.

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Laguna Hills, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Glenburnie House for 2 days in July, and couldn't have enjoyed ourselves more! We loved Oban--its beautiful scenery, and fabulous weather were wonderful. Glenburnie house is in a great location for walking into town and exploring the area. Graeme and his staff were fabulous--his dining recommendations were always spot on, and when Mary learned that we hadn't... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in this B&B for 2 nights in May and it was the best B&B I had in a 3 month trip.Graeme and his staff were incredibly welcoming and accommodating. The room was spacious and elegantly decorated. The bed was comfortable, the bathroom included a table and chair and it was all very clean. . Even A Teddy bear on... More

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights here while in Oban for a wedding. Our room at the top was spacious and clean and the bed was huge and comfortable. Graeme and his staff are all helpful and friendly, the breakfast excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Most of all, the view from our room was breathtakingly beautiful. Come to Oban and... More

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

I was lucky enough to stay at Glenburnie House in May prior to and between sea-kayaking trips. Arriving from Glasgow by train fairly late in the evening, Glenburnie is an easy walk from the railway station (about 15 minutes). Graeme's friendly welcome, despite the late hour, made me feel at home right away. The house is beautifully decorated with a... More

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Team_Glenburnie, Owner at Glenburnie House, responded to this review

Dear ianb77 We were so delighted to read your terrific review following your recent stays with us at Glenburnie. Thank you so much! We strive to make all guests feel like Glenburnie is their 'home away from home' and are thrilled to hear that you felt so welcomed by everyone. Your positive comments about our decor and accommodation are much... More

Sussex, UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An elegant, tastefully decorated Victorian house with a lovely view over the bay and the passing ferries. In a quiet spot but an easy stroll along the esplanade into town. Welcomed by Graeme, the owner, on arrival. Large clean room with a comfortable king-sized bed. Contemporary bathroom but strangely the shower cubicle juts into - and lights up - the... More

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Team_Glenburnie, Owner at Glenburnie House, responded to this review

Dear ssxguy We appreciated you taking the time to write a review following your recent stay with us at Glenburnie House. Indeed we would agree that our location offers the best of both worlds; extremely quiet with terrific views over the sea, yet only a short walk into Oban town centre. It was interesting to read your feedback on the... More

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice B&B in a quiet location with great view over Oban bay. clean comfortable bed great bathroom with a massive shower, short walk into town. Good breakfasts plenty choice. WiFi not very good. Decent car park .

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Team_Glenburnie, Owner at Glenburnie House, responded to this review

Dear AngusMc2013 Thank you so much for your recent review following your stay with us at Glenburnie House. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay, comfortable bed and massive shower! We are so sorry that you found our wi-fi to be a little slow. This is something that we are currently reviewing as as yet, the area does not... More

Lookout Mountain, Tennessee
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We were on the second floor and our room had a living area and bedroom. We were on the front of the house so we had a beautiful view of the water and islands. Breakfast was delicious and Graeme was very helpful with advice about what to do and where to eat. Very happy experience for us!

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Team_Glenburnie, Owner at Glenburnie House, responded to this review

Dear Margaret807 It was lovely to welcome you and your family to Glenburnie House recently, and was super to have you all with us. We were so pleased to read that you had such a 'happy' experience during your stay. That is what we strive for with all of our guests. Indeed, our front facing sea view rooms do offer... More

Koenigstein, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Went there for two nights in a single room in June.It was just great : very nice room, spacious very clean and quiet, friendly welcome and an excellent breakfast with lots of fresh fruit, fresh orange juice and a variety of tasty dishes like salmon on scrambled eggs. Highly recommendable!!!!!!!!!!!

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Team_Glenburnie, Owner at Glenburnie House, responded to this review

Dear Anna F It was super to read your review following your recent stay at Glenburnie House. Terrific that you would recommend Oban's visitors to stay with us - the best accolade we could ask for! We were very happy to read that you enjoyed your breakfasts during your stay. The fresh fruit selection we offer does get a lot... More

richmond, tx
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Graeme, his family, and staff were welcoming and extremely helpful. Lovely and immaculate room with plenty of space. Great breakfasts. Cheerful assistance with restaurant and taxi bookings. Location toward the "quiet" edge of town but still in walking distance to everything.

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Team_Glenburnie, Owner at Glenburnie House, responded to this review

Dear screenname101 Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review after your stay at Glenburnie House. We were all delighted to hear that you found our team welcoming and helpful. As you mention, Glenburnie offers the best of both worlds, enjoying both the peace of being right by the sea on the Esplanade, but only a... More

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Additional Information about Glenburnie House

Address: The Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AQ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Glenburnie House 4*
Also Known As:
Glenburnie Hotel Oban
Glenburnie House Oban, Scotland

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Perfectly positioned on The Esplanade, Glenburnie House offers an unrivalled bed and breakfast seafront location with spectacular views across Oban Bay and Kerrera IslandFamily run for over 40 years, Glenburnie has been in the Strachan family since 1968 and continues to be one of Oban’s visitors’ favourite places to stay. From the moment you step inside the front door you know you have arrived somewhere very special, with Glenburnie’s friendly experienced team offering a warm welcome.The 12 en-suite rooms have been individually decorated using beautiful fabrics and colour schemes, yet retain many of the house’s original features. Spacious and comfortable, accommodation is en-suite offering complimentary wi-fi, flat screen televisions, together with tea and coffee making facilities. There is also off-road parking.Be it enjoying Glenburnie’s delicious home cooked Scottish breakfast in the wonderful dining room, with panoramic sea views, or relaxing with the papers in the conservatory style porch watching the boats, we look forward to having you stay with us. ... more   less 
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