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Ardoran House

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PA76 6SP, Scotland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Santa Barbara, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have booked before and always come back to the wonderful ambience and care provided by the host, careful attention to detail, and beatifully decorated rooms. It is far and away the best B&B I have ever visited and will continue to come back every chance I get.

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Hobart, Australia
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24 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the very best B&Bs I've ever come across. Spotless, new, it has an atrium, sauna and an outdoor hot tub, comfortable beds/rooms. Only seven minutes' walk from the ferry but we were picked up in a car by the kind owner. Breakfast is 'to die for', staff and management are bending over backwards to provide the 'best possible'... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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39 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here without booking it because my booked room was needed for others but this upgrade was a memorable one in every respect. Richard couldn't have been a better host....the room was beautifully prepared, the lounge and conservatory were welcoming and the breakfast was first rate. if you have never been to Iona and are not sure where to... More 

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Tarrytown, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A random choice, but was amazing. Ardoran House is supposed to be a Bed and Breakfast but it is an experience. The rooms are lovely, the breakfasts are wonderful. But what makes it so special is 'Richard' - the manager/host. He provided an exceptional welcome and was incredibly attentive. If you book, make sure Richard is there. If he is... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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32 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had two king size rooms at the Ardoran House and I happily picked the room with the view out over the sea. Both rooms were very comfortable with en-suite bathrooms that were highly modern and highly functional and great for post afternoon dips in the hot tub or even better for removing the chill of a swim in the... More 

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Key West, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The house itself is very nice, and right on the isle of Iona, but Richard is so very helpful and resourceful that he deserves this reciprocal review! I was very impressed that he knew not only the local ferry and bus timetables off by heart, but also the train connections and durations to Edinburgh and Glasgow! He was also willing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Honestly, this is the most wonderful place we have ever stayed. Richard couldn't do enough to make us feel welcome, the house is roomy and spacious and so beautifully decorated from the paintings of Iona on the walls to the lovely vintage china all the delicious food us served on. We could lay in bed and see over the unbelievably... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My partner arranged a birthday surprise for me and this gem of a place was the highlight, to call it a B&B does not do it justice, although of course it is. We have stayed at many hotels which are classed as luxury and this would rank among the best. Every detail has been thought of and every possible query... More 

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Salem, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We stayed 2 nights with Richard and his helpers at Ardoran House. The stay was lovely. We were picked up promptly and taken directly to the house, given directions for dinner and had a lovely glass of wine prior to our brief walk to the Martyr's Inn. Breakfast were large and lovely, made specially for us. It was nice not... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

It was wonderful to return to this very special haven in Iona. From being met at the ferry to the warm welcome from Richard, to the beautiful, comfortable spacious rooms that are tastefully decorated, to the warm scones and welcome cup of coffee on arrival, I was reminded of why I love staying at Ardoran House. The property is situated... More 

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