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The Old Manse Guest House

Dalriach Road, Oban PA34 5JE, Scotland
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Ranked #11 of 98 Oban B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I would like to thank Simon and Anna for making our stay at the old manse very special, our room was warm and cosy with many extras, like a small decanter of sherry, tea coffee, and hot chocolate, lovely biscuits, hair dryer, lovely white soft fluffy towels, luxurious bedding,even a teddy on the bed, breakfast was plenty of choice,ect full... More

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Old Manse for 2 nights. We had the interconnecting family room which our daughters loved. Lots of little touches, like the decanter of sherry and early breakfast, and faultless attention to detail. Simon and Anna are great hosts and can suggest things to do whatever the weather.

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Rayleigh Essex
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were given a very warm welcome by the owners, Simon and Anna. While Simon helped us with our luggage, Anna prepared drinks and biscuits for us. The Old Manse is a very comfortable guest house in an ideal location overlooking the harbour within walking distance of Oban town centre. Anna and Simon are friendly and helpful hosts who offer... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were only able to stay for one night but would have loved to stay longer. We received a warm welcome and were pleased to have been given a room with an amazing view over the harbour to the islands beyond. A beautiful place from which to watch the sun go down over the water on a warm summer evening.... More

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73 reviews 73 reviews
18 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a relatively short walk from the center of Oban, albeit uphill. The room we had was spacious and well equipped, with an especially large bath. Breakfast was good and the owner was helpful. It has parking, although we arrived in Oban by train. We walked, although the owner recommended a taxi the first time, since it "is difficult... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We stayed for just two nights but wished we had booked for longer. We had such a friendly welcome and then were offered a cup of tea in the garden as it was very hot! What a treat - when we went outside we not only had a pot of tea but home-made shortbread. Our room had a brilliant view... More

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102 reviews 102 reviews
28 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

A nice BB overlooking Oban bay. Good location if you are with a car as you also get free parking.Room is quite small with very small bathroom. Mattress is quite soft.Owner is very friendly and helps with luggage.Breakfast is very nice and owner let you choose whatever you like.

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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We stayed with Simon and Anna who run this Bed and Breakfast place in Oban. Nice setting. It was a wonderful experience. We did not have a room with a sea view on the first day which Simon provided us the following day very efficiently. Very friendly and attentive. I ran into a back strain while at the airport in... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My husband and I and my sister and brother in law stayed here last week. Our room had a fantastic sea view and my sister's room, which was booked at a later date, overlooked the bowling green. My brother in law loved that. Simon met us in the car park and took our cases and Anna made us pots of... More

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Norwich, UK
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We (2 adults, 2 kids) stayed for 3 nights in the family room (which gave the kids a separate room). We were made extremely welcome, with nothing too much trouble. The room was spotless. Breakfast was fantastic - the best choice we have ever seen and all very tasty. We even had a 'take away' breakfast when we left in... More

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Address: Dalriach Road, Oban PA34 5JE, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
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Fine victorian villa in its own beautiful grounds which has been lovingly restored to provide first class bed and breakfast accomodation. Stunning sea views, peaceful gardens and only 2 minutes from town.Off road parking for all. Free Wi-fi. Freshly cooked breakfast from a varied menu from porridge and pancakes to fish and full Scottish; we are happy to cater for all diets. Nothing is too much trouble to help you enjoy a relaxing break. ... more   less 
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