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Glenroy Guest House

Rockfield Rd, Oban PA34 5DQ, Scotland
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Glenroy Guest House
Ranked #33 of 98 Oban B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Rochester, Kent
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were 7 adults aged from 43 to 62 on 5 motorcycles, travelling around Scotland. Glenroy as has been previously pointed out is at the top of a hill, located within walking distance of the bustling town. Yes I agree the hill is steep, with a hairpin bend on the way up that makes for interesting motorcycling. However when we... More

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scotland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed for a night July 2014.clean,off road parking,shown to room by owner.in all enjoyed stay its on a hill so a bit of a challenge after a few drinks :) would return nice breakfast & coffee .................

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had only one night at the Glenroy, but we found it everything we needed. Our room was small but incredibly comfortable (definitely needed after a long drive from Glasgow!) and Wendy and Hugh were very welcoming and helpful. The breakfast the next morning was fantastic and set us up perfectly for a day's exploring! We would definitely recommend staying... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This is a great place to stay before catching an early morning ferry from Oban. Many B&Bs in Oban fail to offer much breakfast before 7:30am - I speak from long experience! But Glenroy was the first ever B&B to offer a hot bacon sandwich for our departure, plus some other breakfast stuff (yoghurt, banana, muffin etc) in a breakfast... More

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TaighAoigheachd, Owner at Glenroy Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Glad you enjoyed the take away breakfast. They are becoming very popular. Hope to see you again sometime in the near future. Kind regrads Wendy and Hugh More

Pickering, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

My husband and I were very pleased with the newly renovated room and the delicious breakfast provided. We were just staying one night on a trip around Scotland. Wendy was cheery and a joy to talk to. Hugh's breakfast was the perfect start to the day with generous portions. My husband is a vegetarian and it was not an issue.... More

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TaighAoigheachd, Owner at Glenroy Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Glad your husband enjoyed the veggi Haggis! Kind regards Wendy and Hugh More

Lyon, France
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63 reviews 63 reviews
26 hotel reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Our family stayed here for one evening -- our first night on a three-week jaunt through Scotland and Iceland -- and we definitely enjoyed our stay. We took two rooms, both of them at the top of the first flight of stairs, but only one of them had an ensuite shower. (This was communicated to us at the time of... More

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TaighAoigheachd, Owner at Glenroy Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we enjoyed meeting you. At the end of the season Hugh had his operation and we went away for him to recover and for us to relax. When we returned we did complete the refubishment in what was our twin room. It... More

London, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I stayed two nights in this guesthouse during a whim visit to Oban. I had a lovely time. Wendy and Hugh, although "new" to the business, are accomplished hosts who clearly love the area and are ready to give advice about what to do (if you want). They are not obstrusive; but as I travel alone I am happy to... More

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TaighAoigheachd, Owner at Glenroy Guest House, responded to this review

Hello There Thank you so much for your kind words. I was really nice meeting you and hope to see you again next year when you may have more time to visit Mull for those photo shots. Hugh and I are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we enjoyed your company. Have a wonderful Christmas and all our... More

London, UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Hosts friendly. Beds comfortable. Everything clean. But - rooms very small, including public rooms. Not all rooms are en suite - we had to come downstairs to the ground floor, (the public area) in robes, to take a shower in a shared bathroom. If we'd been told this before booking we'd have gone elsewhere. All this for the princely sum... More

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TaighAoigheachd, Owner at Glenroy Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Lindamama We thank you for taking the time to write a review of you stay here at Glenroy. We are always interested to know what people like or didn't like about their stay with us as it helps us to work on improving the service we can offer our guests when staying in our home. We do our very... More

Eckington, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

My wife and myself loved this place. In fact she said that she could quite happily live here.!!! The rooms are soooo comfortable and clean and there is a really good choice in the drinks/biscuits in the rooms. The beds are comfy and everything is clean. Hugh and Wendy are doing a terrific job of trying to ensure that everybody... More

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TaighAoigheachd, Owner at Glenroy Guest House, responded to this review

Hi there. Thank you so much for your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and were sad to see you go. You were great fun to have here and a lovely couple. Next time you must try the porridge! ;0) Hope to see you both again in the future. Best regards Wendy and Hugh More

Edinburgh
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We enjoyed our one-night stay here and would recommend it highly. Our room, though small, was well furnished and equipped and the bed very comfortable. Breakfast was excellent. We enjoyed the small lounge where we could have a glass of wine before setting off for dinner. Our hosts Wendy and Hugh are lovely people and made us very welcome -... More

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TaighAoigheachd, Owner at Glenroy Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review of your stay here at Glenroy. We are always interested in what people have to say and take all reviews on board and where ever possible use them in order to improve what we have to offer our guests. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to... More

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Address: Rockfield Rd, Oban PA34 5DQ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Glenroy Guest House Oban, Scotland

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