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Knap Guest House

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

There is nothing not to like about this place. The location and view of the Tarbert harbor is great, there's no problem getting close street parking, the rooms are beautiful and well-maintained, breakfast is cooked to order by the owner himself, and the common room is extremely pleasant. As many other reviews mention, the owner, Alastair, is an essential part... More 

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Our regret is that we only had one night here. We stayed in Tarbert so we could catch an early morning ferry to Isle of Islay and wish we could have stayed here longer. Our ferry terminal was only 10 minutes down the road. Alistair was a wonderful host and very accomodating with our early departure. He left food in... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Our ferry from Islay was delayed and we had to check in about 3 hours later than expected. The owner Alistair was very accommodating about the delay and waited to check us in late. The place has only 4 rooms and was absolutely gorgeous and comfortable We took up 3 rooms and felt pretty much as it was our own... More 

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Kenora, Canada
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30 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Our two night stay at the Knap Guesthouse couldn't be better. Alastair was welcoming, helpful and an excellent a chef as we discovered at breakfast. Unlike many B&B's we've stayed in, our room was spacious well beyond our expectations. That makes such a difference. It was also well appointed, clean and had central location with a view of the harbour.... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a weekend and loved our stay here. Alistar was friendly and very helpful, nothing was too much bother. Our room was lovely and bed was comfy. We had great views of the harbour from our room and was close to all local restaurants and great walks near the castle. Breakfast was amazing!!! Would definitely visit again.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Was visiting Tarbert loch fyne to see family, booked Knap guest house as it was closest to my family and cheapest in the area. Was so very impressed with Alistair and my stay at Knap, he is a great host and nothing too much trouble, he cooks an excellent breaknfast with quality ingredients and really felt at home in this... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

We stayed in the Clan MacNaughton room which was clean and comfortable with a view onto the harbour and the room had all the extras we needed, tea, coffee, biscuits, fridge. The hotel has free Wifi En-suite bathroom in excellent order and very clean. The owner was friendly and helpful. There is a comfortable lounge if you like to relax... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Nice host, spotless room, and lovely cooked breakfast. Plenty of free parking across the street. Double bed was a bit uncomfortable but not too bad. Single mortise lock key provided. Think a second key should be provided to enable person remaining in room to lock the door, I never asked for another key so probably could have got one? Overall... More 

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We arrived at the hotel late and were warmly welcomed. Our room was clean and very comfortable. I think I could have slept forever, but we had booked the earliest ferry to Islay, so unfortunately our stay was quite short and we had to skip out on breakfast. I would most definitely stay here again.

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dorset
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37 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

we checked in with no problems, Alistair is a wonderful host with many interesting ornaments in his rooms. A wonderful view of Tarbert Harbour Lovely warm rooms with a great cooked breakfast. My American relations were very impressed.

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  • Free Breakfast
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Newly refurbished to the very highest standards all rooms en suite. Positioned overlooking picturesque Tarbert harbour. Located only 10 minute drive to ferry terminal to Islay at Kennacraig ... more   less 

Additional Information about Knap Guest House

Address: Knap Campbeltown Road, Tarbert PA29 6SX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Kintyre Peninsula > Tarbert
Price Range: $99 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Knap Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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