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Thornloe Guest House

Albert Rd, Oban PA34 5EJ, Scotland
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Mount Vernon, Washington
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We recently stayed at the Thornloe Guest House in Oban. We got a booking late in the day through the Visit Scotland Visitor Information office. Oban was busy with lots of tourists and luckily we were able to get two rooms. Our room (#3) had a beautiful view of the harbour. The bed was comfortable, the ensuite bathroom was roomy,... More

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25 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We were lucky enough to score one of the rooms with the beautiful view over Oban harbour. We found the hosts very pleasant, the breakfast more than adequate and the location great - short walk into the town. It is downhill, and it's quite steep, so walking back could be a bit of a challenge for some. We had a... More

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

A fabulous guest house situated up on the hill(beware walking up the hill can be steep) in Oban with spectacular views over the bay and Islands very comfortable bedroom with shower en suite with a complementary sherry available as were tea and coffee with 'scottish' biscuits. The attention to detail was fabulous -I have to mention the handmade soaps and... More

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13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The hotel itself is very nice, and location is perfect - 10 minutes to the ferry, 3 minutes to the nearest restaurant, but it seems that we just got unlucky with the room. It was room 1, and if you want to experience all the good things previous reviewers wrote about (sea view, a four-poster bed, a spacious room, etc),... More

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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Thornloe Guest House owned by Valerie and Alan had the most amazing view of the Island across the bay, there may be many guest houses in Oban and from the garden signs hanging in the wind it certainly looked that way but you wouldn’t and couldn’t get a better view. Simply put Valerie and Alan set the standard for the... More

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17 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

I am not one for writing nice reviews just because I've visited somewhere on more than one occasion! However, if there were any issues the very first time I visited Thornloe then I simply would not have returned, as I never revisit anywhere which is lacking in good, warm, genuine customer service. We stayed the weekend here, our 4th visit... More

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Bellshill, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Me and my girlfriend stayed here just for the one night but I am sooo glad we did. The host welcomed us in and started chatting away to us and also remembered my girlfriend was a student because she remembered the email address we booked our stay with. As for the room... WOW. It was very spacious, comfy 4 poster... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

This B&B was a gem of a find and the view from window was fantastic as you had a look over tha harbour watching the ferries coming and going. The breakfast was great we spent 2 nights here and each time. we were made welcome from the time we walked in the door breakfast was efficiently served and then the... More

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Brisbane, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

My husband & I stayed for just one night (wish it was longer) in this lovely home overlooking the bay in Oban. Our room was spacious and very clean with little touches like sherry decanter and crystal glasses, & comfortable chairs by the large window. Breakfast was nice, and the fact that its a 5minute walk to town is a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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44 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We agree with the previous nice room, meals, BUT, Val needs to lighten up. 1. Smoking? A family or business. How will smoking in the car park or the garden affect the home, ohs, other non smokers. No smoking totally on the whole site. Smoking is legal. 2. Trash, your being asked to separate the trash in you room, you... More

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Thornloe, Owner at Thornloe Guest House, responded to this review

Constructive Criticism is always welcome and thanks for taking the time in leaving us a review. Smoking is a matter of personal choice however since 2006 in Scotland it has been banned in public places which includes guest houses such as Thornloe. Yes the law is there to protect others from the effects of passive smoking hence I am afraid... More

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Address: Albert Rd, Oban PA34 5EJ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 7
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