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Glenburnie House

Certificate of Excellence
4.0 of 5
The Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AQ, Scotland
Glenburnie House
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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96 reviews 96 reviews
32 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Graeme Strachan is the most welcoming host and makes you feel immediately at home. A very well professionally managed B&B with easy access to Oban's ferry facilities to Isle of Mull, Iona and beyond. Good sized rooms, all very clean and tidy, with ensuite bathrooms. Great breakfast to start the day. A lot of repeat guests used to Graeme's very... More 

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Team_Glenburnie, Owner at Glenburnie House, responded to this review

Dear thefareast What a terrific review! Thank you so very much for taking the time to write such a positive report for us following your stay at Glenburnie House here in Oban. Glenburnie has been in the Strachan family for many years, and our team's aim is to provide a family welcome making sure everyone who stays with us feels... More 

Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Seafront location with lovely view of the bay and ferries from the spacious room. Splendid breakfast. Nice little guest lounge. Very friendly and helpful staff. Pleasant walk along the front into the main part of town. Highly recommended.

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Team_Glenburnie, Owner at Glenburnie House, responded to this review

Dear Crisibaja Thank you so much for your review for the Glenburnie team. We are so happy to read that you had a super stay. It is super that you had the opportunity to take advantage of Glenburnie's guests' sitting room as many guests forget that we have this area where they can relax and enjoy views out over Oban... More 

Moscow, Russia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

If you are looking for the very high quality living for a good value, if you wanna to feel the calm and mensural atmosphere of old Scottish city and society, this is a best place for you. We had only the best impressions: room was clean and had a sea view, breakfast was just splendid like in five star hotel,... More 

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Team_Glenburnie, Owner at Glenburnie House, responded to this review

Dear Maria We just wanted to say a very big thank you from everyone here at Glenburnie House for your terrific review after your stay with us. It's comments like your's that make us want to continue to endeavour to exceed our guests' expectations. We are told that breakfast is one of the highlights during a stay with us -... More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We enjoyed our 2 night stay at Glenburnie. Our room was very spacious and we had a marvellous view across the bay. Everything was neat and tidy, the breakfast menu was simply delicious. Our hosts were so helpful which reservations for dinner, so if you have some time to stay - just stay at the Glenburnie House!

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Team_Glenburnie, Owner at Glenburnie House, responded to this review

Dear TheRoland77 We are so sorry that we have not responded sooner to you. We somehow managed to miss our last two reviews of the season. Thank you so much for such a positive review and for such a high recommendation. We were delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. Indeed, we would have to... More 

Waxhaw, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Our party of 6 spent 3 fantastic days in the Oban area visiting Mull, Iona and the countryside surrounding Oban. Mr. Graeme Strachan, the proprietor of Glenburnie House, made sure our stay in Oban was an experience to remember. Each day started out with amazing breakfasts including a variety of fresh fruits and wonderfully cooked delights. Our rooms were spotless,... More 

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Team_Glenburnie, Owner at Glenburnie House, responded to this review

Dear NextHorizons Firstly, we are so sorry that we have not responded sooner. We somehow missed our last two reviews of the season. We truly appreciated you taking the time to write a report for us following your stay at Glenburnie House last November. It was super to hear that you enjoyed your stay - and your breakfasts! - with... More 

Troon, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We have stayed here several times and would highly recommend it. Lovely position on the sea front, great breakfast, friendly host and staff, and comfortable, beautifully decorated bedrooms. The honesty snacks and teddies in the rooms are a nice touch. Looking forward to staying again soon.

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Team_Glenburnie, Owner at Glenburnie House, responded to this review

Dear skelly2 Thank you so much for your review after your recent stay with us. It was super to welcome you back to Glenburnie and we look forward to having you with us again in the note too distant future. With best wishes Team Glenburnie More 

Montreal, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We were 7 in the group-3 twin rooms and a single. We were simply delighted! Clean, neat, perfectly located to enjoy Oban and the seafront. Graeme, and the family have operated this business for some 30 plus years and the expertise and organisation on display is as close to perfection as I have ever witnessed. A beautiful, yet typlical large... More 

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Team_Glenburnie, Owner at Glenburnie House, responded to this review

Dear mwm7 Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive review for us on TripAdvisor following your recent stay with us at Glenburnie House. We were all delighted to read that you would highly recommend Glenburnie and that we exceeded your expectations. It was super to have you and your group with us. As you... More 

Studley, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

My partner and I were travelling around the highlands with our friends and we were booking B and B's on a day by day basis. We were so very lucky to come across this absolutly immaculate place to stay...The welcome on arrival was warm and the rooms are beautiful with lovely views and decorated to a very high spec. There... More 

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Team_Glenburnie, Owner at Glenburnie House, responded to this review

Dear JaneS It was a pleasure to read your glowing review following our recent stay with us at Glenburnie House. Thank you so much for taking the time to write this for us. We are very happy that you enjoyed your time with us - so much so that you extended another night. Thank you for the super compliments on... More 

Solihull
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Stayed here for one night in a large sea view room with en suite and all the facilities you expect of a hotel. In the bay window was sofa so you could watch the ferries and fishermen coming in and out of the harbour with a nice drink. We loved it, well worth paying the few pounds extra for. Graeme... More 

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Team_Glenburnie, Owner at Glenburnie House, responded to this review

Dear thejeffs It was super to read you review on TripAdvisor. It's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your time with us at Glenburnie House. Indeed, whilst our sea view rooms are a little more expensive, the view out over the Bay is incredible. We are probably biased, but it is so special to watch all the comings and goings... More 

Canberra
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

My friends and I stays for 2 wonderful nights at Glenburnie House. The owner Graeme was very welcoming and accommodating, even booking us a restaurant for dinner on the first night. The views were amazing from one of our rooms, and though my single room did not have the same views it was very roomy with 2 single beds, lounge,... More 

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Team_Glenburnie, Owner at Glenburnie House, responded to this review

Dear PBartram It was a pleasure to read your review following your recent stay with us here at Glenburnie House. We were all thrilled to hear that you and your friend enjoyed your time in Oban. As you say, many of our rooms do have wonderful sea views. Whilst accommodation at the rear of the house enjoys woodland views, of... More 

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