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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
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Used as a convenient break point in our journey across to Islay. Handy for Inverary - only half an hour away, but situated overlooking the Loch Fyne. Very high standard of accommodation and the owners were very helpful. Clean, tidy, luxurious with a huge, comfy bed - very well appointed. Not far to go for an evening meal. Breakfast was... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 15/08/15 Stayed at Thistle Guest House for two nights. Front facing MacLachlan room with views over Loch Fyne to Inverary castle and bridge. Very clean and very well maintained, beautiful décor and lovely pictures on the walls of the staircase. The beds were very comfortable with feather pillows that allowed a good night’s sleep. Ensuites were perfect (shower water... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and the family spent one night in this little Guest House. We had very warm welcome 😊. Our room had the view to the lake and it was nice and comfortable. The environment is beautiful and calming. We had a good night sleep. The breakfast was amazing. The dining room was charmful and the food was delicious. We really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for one night. Fantastic find and excellent value. Superb location. Owners welcoming, like home from home. Very high standard of decor and facilities. They really looked after us and sent us off with a great Scottish breakfast and a fantastic view of the Loch whilst we ate it. How many places offer vegetarian haggis on their breakfast menu, they... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whichever accommodation you book along Loch Fyne there are a multitude of things to see and do. Some lovely eateries, great walks, boating, cruises and paid tours. Don't forget the visits to the local distilleries. However if you are looking for accommodation for the discerning visitor you can't go past Thistle House. You won't be greeted by the normal effusive... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An exemplary B+B - my wife and I were touring with our youngest son - unfortunately there do not seem to be many b+b's that provide family rooms - this one was ideal - the "suite" that we had had an additional room with a single bed and was very comfortable. Breakfast's were tasty and plentiful and there is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having booked one night here as part of a last minute holiday road trip we weren't expecting anything special... Having finished a walk later than planned we were going to arrive around 9pm, after a brief phone call the owner was perfectly happy to accommodate our late arrival and we notified him 20 minutes before we arrived and he was... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 July 27, 2015

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 July 12, 2015 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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