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Thistle House Guest House

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St Catherines | Inverary, Cairndow PA25 8AZ, 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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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our first stay on our two week tour of Scotland. We chose it to break up the journey to the Isle of Mull after arriving late afternoon at Edinburgh airport and also be in position to visit Inveraray Castle. What a cracking location! The views from the house are fantastic. We arrived late having lost time trying to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great guest house on shore of loch, with views towards Inverary. Small but very comfortable bedroom with en-suite shower room and lovely views. Great breakfast. Close by is The Creggans Inn which is a great choice for dinner - eat, drink, then play pool all night long!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Thistle House is a hidden gem. We were greeted by the owner's with such a warm welcome. We had no transportation, so the owner asked us to pick a restaurant, made a reservation for us then gave us a ride to the restaurant. When we arrived, she told us to just tell the hostess when we were ready and... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our room had fantastic views over Loch Fyne and Inveraray. The room itself is recently renovated with every aspect done to a high standard. The hosts are welcoming and the breakfast was excellent. My only complaint is we should have stayed longer than one night. Bed comfort first class.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great ambience, service and breakfast. This lovely accommodation overlooks Loch Fyfe- in the Argyll area. We had a lovely view from our room across to Inveraray Castle. Jen and Alistair were great hosts and welcomed us and showed us around their beautiful property. We were able to relax in the lounge room that had majestic water and garden views. Wi... More 

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Solihull
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We spent two nights at Thistle House on our way north to holiday in Scotland. Very gad that we did. All about Thistle House is excellent. Spotless comfortable rooms with scenic views. Highly recommended. The accommodation is first class. Wonderful hosts made us feel right at home. Good local eating places.

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Kenilworth, Warwickshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Our second visit was just as good as our first. Delightful short stay and we surely will return again.Jennifer and Alistair made us so welcome and arranged dinner locally. Our breakfast was magnificent and fit for a king!

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england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed our stay for 4 days. The house is nice, our room is spotless, very clean with simple decorations and so quiet and relaxing. Breakfast is very good. And the owners are very nice and friendly. We were in a family room on our first night then moved to a double room facing the loch which is very nice and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Beautiful house in a stunning location on Loch Fyne. The hosts, Jennifer and Alastair were very friendly and helpful. The room was beautifully appointed and comfortable. Breakfast was amongst the best I have ever had. Scrambled eggs and locally smoked salmon is highly recommended! All in all a lovely stay. Would certainly recommend it and we hope to be back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The guest house is located in front of a lake, almost in front of Inveraray castle (on the other side of the lake). The rooms are very well furbished, original, relatively elegant and comfortable, with a good bed. They have a quiet and cosy atmosphere. The bathrooms are small, but nice and modern, with a small shower. All rooms have... More 

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