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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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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We recently visited Scotland's southwest and originally planned on staying a night in Campbeltown. Luckily we found this gem. Tarbert is the gateway to Kintyre and has quite an interesting history with the remains of Tarbert Castle still open for visits. Today, a small village with several good restaurants and galleries. And Knap Guest House! Run by the super friendly... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This is a lovely Guest House overlooking the harbour and next to local amenities. Alistair the owner was welcoming, helpful, friendly and cooks a great breakfast (big breakfast with lots of variety). The Guest house is clean and tidy. The rooms were also clean and tidy with a little fridge, tea & coffee making facilities, bath robes, plenty of towels... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

A most beautiful Guest House set in the wonderful harbour town. Everything is top quality and the owner is charming and leans over backwards to help in any way. But you have to go upstairs to get in and then upstairs again to get to the bedrooms. The town itself is quiet, overlooking the harbour

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