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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
  • Rooms
    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 3 weeks ago

My 2 sisters and I had the magical opportunity to spend 3 days on Iona at the Ardoran House! Our rooms looked out to the hillside with the sheep grazing...we could open our windows & take in the cool Scottish air. Our host, Richard, spoiled us, pampered us & prepared unbelievable breakfasts! We were served wine at 6pm every night... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can only echo all that has been said by previous reviewers. Ardoran offers a unique experience: superb hospitality in a wonderful location, all offered with the utmost grace. Iona is special, and staying at Ardoran made it even more so.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best B&B we have stayed so far. Every detail is thought of. The host is very accommodating and maintains this property in impeccable condition. Excellent Scottish breakfast. We took advantage of the good weather and went to the beach across from the house.

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

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 May 17, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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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