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Knap Guest House

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Campbeltown Road, Tarbert PA29 6SX, Scotland
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Ranked #2 of 14 Tarbert B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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
    5 of 5 stars
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Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband found Knap House on his phone while on the road. We really lucked out as someone had cancelled their reservation earlier in the day. Lovely spot if you can get a room! I believe all rooms have a view of the harbor. Alister, the owner, was very helpful at giving us tips on our next days travels. He... More

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Grimbergen, Belgium
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This B&B is located in an old house near the town centre, but once inside it looks really great. The rooms are very spacious and clean. Very friendly, enthusiastic and helpful host. Excellent fresh cooked breakfast. Highly recommended!

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Gourock, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We stayed at the Knap Guest House last weekend for the Seafood Festival. I'm so glad I Iooked on tripadvisor and followed the advice. Alistair is a first class host, with immaculate taste and the perfect attention to detail. We stayed in the Study Room which was beautifully equipped with everything we needed from complimentary water, tea, coffee, sweets, wi-fi... More

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Scotland
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22 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We stayed here before our two day break to Islay and then again after our Islay break , We were surprised when our host In Islay mentioned the knap in target and asked if she knew Alistair she said no I have just heard his reputation for a good run B & B and she is right this place is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Walked past the Knap in September last year and didn't notice it! Single door at street level with the guest house above on first and second floors. Found it on Late Rooms when visiting this June, and what a find. Does exactly what it says on the tin, by a man who know exactly what to put in the tin.... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We (my hubby and I) stayed here on 16 June. Alistair gave us a friendly and welcomining check in. Place was perfect with everything we needed. We left before normal breakfast serve to catch the ferry, but we're given everything we needed for a great breakfast before departure. Would definitely recommend and stay here again.

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Tucson, Arizona
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12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Alistair gave us a hardy welcome. Room was nice sized with all the amenities. Even though it was located right on the main street and our room faced that street there was no noise. Beds were most comfortable. Only hitch was finding the place. Tour company's directions were too vague so we spent a bit of time driving back and... More

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Ayrshire, Scotland
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35 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Stayed here a couple of nights. As per usual chosen having read the Tripadvisor reviews. Not disappointed - the Guest House lived up to its excellent reviews. First class. Hotel standard accomodation and touches e.g. Hypoallergenic blanket and spare sheet available in the room should you wish instead of the duvet, fridge with fresh milk and water, the ability to... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My partner and I visited mid-week for 1 night. We were delighted with this B&B. The room was large and comfortable, with a well proportioned bathroom and good shower. It had a lovely view over the harbour and was quiet during the night. We had a very friendly welcome from the owner, Alastair. The B&B is a very well fitted... More

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This was one of the best B&B we have stayed at in Scotland to date. It was comfortable, clean and extremely handy for sightseeing on the Kintyre peninsular and Islay / Jura. The owner, Alistair, made us feel at home and kept us informed of local events and sights to see, as well as keeping us entertained whilst he cooked... More

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Address: Campbeltown Road, Tarbert PA29 6SX, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Tarbert
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Knap Guest House 4*
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