We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Knap Guest House

4.0 of 5 Campbeltown Road, Tarbert PA29 6SX, Scotland
Hotel website
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Knap Guest House
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Knap Guest House
Knap Guest House
Knap Guest House
Write a Review

186 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    159
    24
    1
    0
    2
See reviews for
18
111
10
19
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (15)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (186)
  • Mar-May only
    (43)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (80)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (51)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (12)
All months
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
150 reviews 150 reviews
40 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second visit to Tarbert in last month and so glad to have chosen to stay here. This will be my first choice should I return. I normally choose hotels but staying at Knap House has made me change my thinking. This was the most relaxing comfortable stay. Everywhere was spotless. The decor was tasteful and welcoming. My room had a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here a few weeks ago just for a fleeting business visit. I arrived at 8pm on a Sunday which was no trouble for Alastair (owner)who pointed me in the direction of some local eateries. Room was very clean, good shower and an excellent breakfast and chat with Alastair. Certainly recommended.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

My partner Keith and I stayed here last week. Good location, very clean and comfortable rooms and a tasty cooked breakfast, in the morning. The owner was very welcoming. We will certainly be returning, in the future and would thoroughly recommend, to others. Look out for the elephants! We dined out at The Anchorage restaurant and had an excellent meal... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Aberdeen
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This was our first visit to Tarbert and we were completely won over with the beautiful surroundings and our choice of accommodation for the week. Knap House is perfectly situated with stunning views over the harbour. Our room was spotlessly clean and extremely comfortable and there is also a lovely Lounge for relaxing in with a great choice of books/games... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brighton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We stayed for one night but loved Knap House. Immaculately clean, nicely furnished and lots of lovely touches which made it very special. In a great location, excellent breakfast and very friendly and helpful proprietor.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Richmond, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Grimbergen, Belgium
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Gourock, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Scotland
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
22 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Knap Guest House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Knap Guest House

Address: Campbeltown Road, Tarbert PA29 6SX, Scotland
Phone Number:
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Tarbert
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Knap Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, T4B, Hotels.com, Expedia, Priceline, Travelocity, Odigeo and Tingo so you can book your Knap Guest House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Knap Guest House Tarbert, Scotland

12 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (9)
Viewed
View from room (3)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
3:10
Videos (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Other (2)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (4)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay