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The Old Manse Guest House

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Dalriach Road, Oban PA34 5JE, Scotland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was immaculate throughout with great sea views. The breakfast meal was consistently good. Simon and Anna were superb hosts . Perfect location for popping into town and for walking. Cannot fault. Been there for several years running.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I spent 2 nights here on a short break. Our room was really nice and spotlessly clean. The breakfasts were excellent and cooked with good quality products. The owners were friendly and helpful, giving us some good recommendations. I would recommend staying here.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for two night to explore the islands and surrounding area, great location in centre of Oban but still away from the main strip. Simon and Anna were fantastic hosts the room was very clean and well put together and included free WiFi and sherry! Would heartily recommend staying here.

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Sandbach, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A warm welcome from Simon met us as we arrived at this lovely property, including a lovely touch of a sherry decanter on our welcome tray! We were in a lovely room overlooking superb views of Oban harbour with just a short walk into the centre of Oban where there are plenty of restaurants to chose from. Simon and Anna... More 

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Alloa, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We stayed there for 5 nights whilst attending a wedding in Oban. Anna & Simon , a lovely couple, made us feel very welcome and offered to help in any way they could. Room clean and comfortable, with tea, coffee and sherry. Breakfasts' great. Would definitely stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We stayed in Oban because we wanted to be able to tour the islands. We wanted a central location and we couldn't have chosen a better place to stay. We brought back a bottle of wine one evening since there were wine glasses in the room and we enjoyed it on the outside side table and watching the sunset. Such... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Enjoyed a one night stay on our way through to Arisaig, Mallaig & Skye. The owners Simon & Anna extended a very warm welcome right from the minute we arrived. Tea & Beer was offered & eagerly accepted & served in the beautiful garden overlooking the bay. The room was comfortable, quiet and full of little homely touches from teddy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We stayed for just one night as part of an island hopping week in May, and were sad to leave! On arrival we were greeted warmly by Simon and given the rear bedroom as the front ones with the sea views were already taken. However, we were offered tea outside in the sun when we were ready. It was so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This was our second year at The Old Manse (4 adults). We were greeted by Anna and Simon like old friends. Anna promptly brought a pot of tea and warm, freshly cooked shortbread and Simon helped with the luggage. The breakfasts are delicious. All rooms were taken so there was plenty of conversation in the breakfast room and much laughter.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We stayed at The Old Manse before and after our trip over to South Uist. The B&B is situated just a few minutes walk from the centre of Oban and all of the bars and restaurants but on a quiet road with no noise. A 5 minute walk up the hill is McCaig's Tower with great views of the harbour... More 

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