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Knap Guest House

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Campbeltown Road, Tarbert PA29 6SX, Scotland
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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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Penrith, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was very clean and comfortable with all the facilities needed. Friendly welcome by the owner and he cooked a great breakfast. The fact that it was full for the majority of time is testemant to its quality.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Back again in Tarbert for the Seafood Festival this time, Despite the weather we had a lovely time. This time we stayed at Knap Guest House. What can I say? Full marks on all fronts. Perfectly situated with a lovely view over the harbour, the pier road and the main road in/out. The bedrooms, clean and comfortable, well equipped right... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in this wonderful guest house while we were visiting the Seafood Festival. Alastair is an extremely friendly host and nothing is too much bother for him. He's actually one of the friendliest people we have ever met. The rooms were comfortable,spacious and clean with some lovely wee touches. Jar of toffees and a fridge with a jug of... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We stayed here on our way back from Islay. Allistair was a great host, as we were traveling by bicycles, he offered us to drop off some of our luggage prior to taking the ferry until we would come back. Besides that, the guest house is great, decorated very consistently and with a lot of taste. The rooms are spacious... More 

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Having travelled from Inverary, and a lousy hotel (Loch Fyne). This was a pleasant surprise, a small B & B, with a wonderful host Alistair Wilkie. We had wonderfull rooms, (2 couple ) and a great breakfeast before we got the ferry to Islay.

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Liked the attention to detail including art and furnishings, books, bottles of water, comfortable lounge with a great view over the harbour, and best quality bacon and egg for breakfast. Safe place to store bicycles.

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Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My husband and I spent a night at this lovely Guest House on our way to Islay and it was a perfect start to our holiday. Alistair made us very welcome and gave us lots of information. We had a lovely room, very comfortable and with a view of the harbour. Breakfast was most enjoyable. I would certainly recommend staying... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Just stayed at the Knap Guest House on a golfing holiday which started in the Kintyre Peninsula. Tarbert is the perfect base to travel the area, and Alistair is the perfect host. Our room was clean, comfortable, and perfectly outfitted with everything one could want, including a mini refrigerator. Our room had a lovely side view of the harbor, and... More 

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Salisbury, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The Knap Guest House is a gem. We stayed here our first night in Scotland and were impressed by the hospitality of Alistair, the owner. The place is quiet, clean, and located close to the harbor (which we could see from our window) and choice of restaurants. There is a co-op grocery store right across the street, although its not... More 

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

Over the years I've stayed in various accommodation in Tarbert and this is the best my miles. It is friendly, clean and a superb breakfast. Alasdair the owner is a star and is very helpful. Have already booked for next year.

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