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Ardtorna B&B

5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Mill Farm, Barcaldine PA37 1SE, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 3 Barcaldine B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just back from a two night stay at the Ardtorna B&B for our anniversary and what a treat we had. Karen & Sean are excellent hosts and made us feel so relaxed the minute you arrive. Tasty home made scones with cream & homemade jam. The attention to detail and cleanlieness (which is my first priority) is first class. Lots... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everything you would want from 5 star accomodation and nothing you don't need. So good we went last week and we re-booked for next week. Immaculate comfortable rooms,lovely views,no noise,charming hosts,wonderful breakfast. Well located for touring the west coast.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at Ardtorna for two nights in August. Sean and Karen are perfect hosts who run an impeccable and friendly establishment. The rooms are extraordinarily well appointed and are surgically clean. The attention given to detail all through the property is remarkable; and there is nothing extra you will want or need. Sean makes one of the best breakfasts... More

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KarenOby, Owner at Ardtorna B&B, responded to this review

John, Many thanks for reviewing your 2 night stay at Ardtorna. I was delighted to read that you liked the design and style of our place, and that the gourmet breakfast went down well each morning. May I say it was lovely to meet both yourself and your wife Susan, and it was such a delight to chat to you... More

Bournemouth, UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were met by the Owners, Sean and Karen and made to feel very welcome, the scones on arrival was a nice touch. The rooms are beautifully appointed and had all we could need and more. Extra special touches were the Molton Brown toiletries, shortbread and nibbles. We had a room with a wetroom which was perfect for my mother... More

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KarenOby, Owner at Ardtorna B&B, responded to this review

Hi Sally, Many thanks for reviewing your 7 night stay with us at Ardtorna. Firstly I would like to say that it was such a delight to have you and your mum stay with us, and it was great to chat to you both over the week. I was delighted to read that you were able to enjoy many of... More

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we spent our first two days as husband and wife here and it was wonderful. great food, welcoming hosts, beautiful views, excellent facilities. so many nice touches - the complimentary home-made whisky cream was delicious. karen and sean even made us gluten-free brownies. can't recommend this place enough.

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Many thanks for reviewing your 2 night stay with us during your honeymoon. We would like to thank you both for choosing a stay at Ardtorna as part of your special trip. I was delighted to read that you liked the design of our place, and that you were able to enjoy the lovely views that each bedroom has. Great... More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ardtorna is a 5-star guest house set in a beautiful location in western Scotland. The owners ensure a personal touch throughout from a bespoke breakfast menu to complimentary whisky night caps. Bedrooms are very clean and of the highest decorative standards. This is a truly great place to stay if visiting the west of Scotland.

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Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your brief stay with us at Ardtorna. I was delighted to read that you liked the design and style of our place, and that you were able to enjoy some of the little extras that we offer guests during a stay from the complimentary drinks to the unusual gourmet... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful Building and very nice rooms.great bathroom with Molton brown toiletries and large towels.very clean and tidy ,good bed and blankets. scenic area near oban.karen recommend dinner At the seafood temple and it was indeed very good.good breakfast-soda bread was lovely and I was given the recipe as well!! Thank you for a great experience.

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Many thanks for reviewing your stay at Ardtorna. I was most pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and that you were able to take advantage of many of the little extras that we like our guests to sample during a stay from the Molton Brown toiletries to the gigantic bath towels. We do hope that you will manage... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ardtorna B&B is situated in a great place, with lovely scenery. The bedrooms have large windows facing a fantastic view of Loch Creran. We were warmly greeted on arrival by Karen and shown around, and we were very impressed with the entire setup. An emphasis is put on the comfort of their guests. We stayed in the Ardmaddy room... More

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Thank you for your lovely review. I was most pleased to read that you liked the design, style and location of our place and that you were able to enjoy the ceiling to floor bedroom windows that overlook the water. Many thanks for your kind comments re our 5 star rating and the awards that we have picked up over... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently spent four nights at Ardtorna and it is easy to see why it is an award winner. The King sized bed was the most comfortable we've slept in anywhere ( perhaps with the exception of our own). Throughout there is an attention to detail and an emphasis on comfort and quality. Sean and Karen are pleased to advise... More

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KarenOby, Owner at Ardtorna B&B, responded to this review

Many thanks for reviewing your 4 night stay at Ardtorna. I was delighted to read that you found the super king bed to be rather comfortable. We are always happy to help with restaurant suggestions. We are most fortunate to have some fabulous eateries in the area. We are on hand at all times to book tables and arrange transportation... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I spent 1 night at Ardtorna, and we came away wishing it was longer! Our hosts were gracious, the rooms were fantastic, the views were lovely. Even the Neighbors were lovely, somehow we got a little lost - knocked on the wrong door! And they were super nice and pointed us in the right direction! It is... More

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KarenOby, Owner at Ardtorna B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your 1 night stay with us. I was most pleased to read that you liked the design , style and location of our place. We do hope that you will all manage another trip to stay with us sometime soon. Perhaps next time for longer than 1 night ,... More

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Address: Mill Farm, Barcaldine PA37 1SE, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Barcaldine
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Ardtorna B&B 5*
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Ardtorna is a purpose built eco friendly property. It is Scotlands only 5 star gold bed and breakfast with the AA. In 2013 it won the best ' Guest House / B and B for Scotland with the AA, Visit Scotland and The Scottish Hotel Awards, making it the first time in history that all 3 organisations picked the same accommodation ! All the deluxe bedrooms with vaulted ceilings are en-suite with either a spa bath and a high powered shower or a colour changing wet room. Each bedroom has spectacular loch views. Each room has full sized Molton Brown toiletries, TV, I pod docking station, DVD player, fluffy bath robes, gigantic bath towels, hospitality tray, etc are a few of the items for you to enjoy while staying at our amazing property. Scones straight from the oven are served with clotted cream and home made jam between 4 and 6 pm on the day of arrival. Each bedroom has a fridge with complimentary items such as nuts, sweets etc.During a stay at Ardtorna guests can help themselves to complimentary Malt Whisky and Home Made Whisky Cream Liqueur. Spa and golf passes are complimentary for any 3 night stays ( This must be arranged at the time of booking , and is subject to availability ). Please contact us directly by booking on our own web site or by e mail - this is always the cheapest option. ... more   less 
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