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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked the Knap at short notice and had a really excellent experience. It is clean, well appointed and quite charming guest house in its own way. Really nice ensuite bathroom and shower. It's on the harbour side and the view from our bedroom was breathtaking. In the lounge area a pair of binoculars were supplied for guests. Alistair is... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Perfect location, right in the heart of Tarbert (not Tarbet), close to the gorgeous marina, lovely host, faultless breakfast, plenty of choice. free on street parking, free wifi, We stayed here for a wedding at Stonefield Castle.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this guest house as a stop over to Islay. Tarbert is a small port but has several restaurants and a bit of history. The Knap is clean and quiet has nice touches like fresh milk in the fridge, a jar of sweets, chilled water i the fridge and SKY TV. The rooms and bed were comfortable and the... More 

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Knap house is a lovely guest house in Tarbet. We were on route to Islay for a family wedding. The host welcomed us into his house and gave us a tour of the facilities which included a sitting room and a dining room with an open plan kitchen. Everywhere was spotlessly clean and decorated in a tasteful but extremely interesting... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we confirmed two rooms, then told can only have one half an hour before we arrived but he had put a z bed in the room. z bed creaking noisy springs at every turn, sagging in middle, lumpy thin mattress. adult daughter got no sleep. shame otherwise good place. but not impressive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my second time staying in Tarbert, but unfortunately this was just a fleeting visit. I arrived at 8pm after a long drive from Norfolk to a fantastic welcome from Alistair who immediately made me feel right at home. The building is beautifully decorated and my room was spotless with high quality furnishings and fittings. The bed was comfortable,... More 

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lovely guest house , Alistar who owns the Knap is the nicest host you could ever meet he is so welcoming and makes you feel like you have known him for years. My husband and i stayed at the Knap for one night we found it to be very very clean, beautiful room and excellent view had everything we wanted,... More 

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Very warm welcome, warm cosy rooms, even a bathrobe for your use. Excellent breakfast choice. There was a lovely lounge for guests use with binoculars to look at the spectacular scenery and lots of board games. Looking forward to returning and I would throughly recommend.

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Windermere, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

A really nicely furnished, clean, comfortable B&B, run by a true professional! Food was excellent too. Little touches like water and sweets in the rooms make it more friendly. Ample parking nearby on the harbour.

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Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

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 

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