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Cannon House Hotel

5 Battery Place, Rothesay PA20 9DP, Scotland
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Cannon House Hotel
Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Rothesay
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, England
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for one night at the Cannon House Hotel and really enjoyed it. We had Room 1 - complete with piano! - which was huge and had great sea views over the harbour. The hotel is five minutes walk from the ferry pier and central for all downtown Rothesay has to offer. It's also a great base for exploring... More

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We arrived without warning and quite late, but were taken in and looked after excellently - we got a great room (the first hotel room I have ever experienced with its own piano) which was very spacious and decorated with a lot of good taste. Creature comforts such as coffee and tea-making facilities WERE available in the room, as well... More

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Rothesay, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Cannon House Hotel is in a great location, right in the centre of things but still quiet and peaceful within. Mel, the owner, was just lovely and very helpful with good local advice and managing to meet my gluten free vegetarian breakfast requirements with no notice (sorry Mel!) - and it was delicious! The room was spacious and well presented,... More

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Markham Ontario Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I had stayed here on two previous visits, and was looking forward to being here again. Unfortunately, the hotel is under new management, and things are NOT the same. I felt that the new management either did not know the business, or did not really care. The decor is "tired" and the housekeeping is OK but not brilliant. The lack... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This hotel has recently changed ownership and bears no resemblance to former reviews. There is no longer a restaurant offering evening meals which was a great disappointment. Much worse,however, is that no tea-making facility is available in the bedrooms. Self-service is available in the dining rooms but who wants to trail up and down 2 flights of steep stairs for... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

we came to Bute for Masonic weekend. Melanie, Alison were just the best - We would reccomend this to everyone!! Thanks for letting us stay we had a blast! Reception and room carpet need deep clean but that didnt effect our stay we loved it and the people our hosts were the best and we will be back x

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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Well I actually did not stay in the hotel although I was booked. There had been a slight confusion with the date. However, the owner actually offered me the spare bedroom in their own apt for next to nothing. After travelling around the world in my work, I have never run into this kind of hospitality or ability to sort... More

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1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

We came to Bute for a wedding, and my friends and I booked out all of the rooms. It was absolutely ideal for us, only 2 minutes walk from the ferry with stunning views over the water. The hostess was lovely, very helpful and the breakfasts were really tasty with plenty of choice. Lovely garden at the back too, which... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

This hotel had a great view of the water and the beautiful surrounding area, was central and had very nice rooms/bathrooms. There was a great selection of breakfasts to choose from, and ours were delicious. The best thing about the hotel, however, was the service. The owner was really friendly and kind, and after I left my sunglasses behind at... More

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Darvel, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Unlike a similar B&B nearby, they were happy to accept my booking for only one night. Seems the owners family once owned it and has been repurchased. Great views from the top floor which my American cousins I was hosting really appreciated. They were left with a great memory of Scottish hospitality. Thank you Cannon.

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Also Known As:
Cannon Hotel Rothesay
Cannon House Hotel Rothesay, Isle Of Bute
Address: 5 Battery Place, Rothesay PA20 9DP, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Isle of Bute > Rothesay
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Rothesay
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