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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Spent three nights at Hawthornbank Guest House on the recommendation of friends. We had the ground floor room which was small but adequate, very clean and tastefully furnished/decorated. Only fault was the creaky bed! Very central location and quiet surroundings. Lovely, beautifully cooked breakfasts. Bottled water in room. Very friendly & helpful hosts.

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ian c, Owner at Hawthornbank Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. Glad you enjoyed your stay. By the way, we will be changing the bed in that room over the next few weeks. -Ian More 

Antibes, France
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

We only stayed here for one night but had a wonderful stay. We had a warm welcome and our room had a great view and was very tastefully furnished in the style of the guesthouse. It was very clean and comfortable. Breakfast was very good. We were pleased that we had parking on-site but could easily walk into town. I... More 

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ian c, Manager at Hawthornbank Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback. Glad you enjoyed your stay. More 

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Reviewed 1 September 2016

Morven was extremely welcoming when we arrived and very friendly. The rooms were very clean and comfortable just right for an overnight stop before we boarded the ferry to Castlebay. Its a great location and you can walk into town. There is off street parking and the rooms have WIFI. The breakfast was great and would highly recommend this B&B... More 

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Milan, Italy
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

The Guesthouse is freshly and nicely renovated. It is easy to reach by car and it has a parking. Still, it is close to the center of Oban, restaurants and McCaig Tower. Each room has a nice lay out and good quality furniture. Maybe it is useful to know: the rooms have en suite shower room with toilette, something not... More 

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Reviewed 26 August 2016

Great experience we had staying here. Morven (the owner) was quite welcoming and made us feel at home right from the start. The house has a nice terrace with a couple of wooden benches and a table, overlooking the bay area. It's also close from the town center, a 10-minute walk down from the house. The breakfast was tasty but... More 

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Sutton in Craven
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

We chose this as a stop over before our ferry, the name rang a bell and we were sure we had stayed here four years ago. When we pulled up we had. The lady of the house is lovely and gave us a very warm welcome, she remembered us from our previous bike, a red Ducati. The stay was just... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I'm a little late in writing this review, as we stayed in June 2016. Ask for directions prior to arriving, since they served us well. We had two rooms, one for my wife and I and another for my in-laws. A bottle of wine was placed in my in-laws room for their anniversary, which was a very nice touch. The... More 

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Kilbirnie, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Stayed here for one night on our way to the Isle of Mull and would suggest that it's the best B&B we've stayed in. Morven made us welcome from the minute we arrived until the time we left the following morning. The location is ideal as it is within a 5 minute walk of the town centre by following the... More 

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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night on our way to the outer isles. Morven was so welcoming when we arrived and was great through out our stay. The house is very handy for walking into the centre of Oban (it is up the hill). There is plenty of parking as well. We had an excellent breakfast which set us up for the day.... More 

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Knivsta, Uppsala Län, Sweden
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed for the second year in a row in this place. We stayed in the Regency room with a lovely view overlooking the Oban bay. The landlady is very nice and the house is perfectly situated a five minutes walk from the harbour. We had five lovely nights and can really recommend Hawthornbank.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hawthornbank Guest House is a delightful Victorian villa built in 1873. It is pleasantly situated in a slightly elevated position, close to Oban town centre yet in a quiet residential setting. There is off street parking and a footpath leads from the front garden towards the town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hawthornbank Guest House

Address: Dalriach Road, Oban PA34 5JE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: RM404 - RM499 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hawthornbank Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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Hawthornbank Guest House Oban, Scotland
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“First floor Regency Room has a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles ATJohnson, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Attic rooms offer the best views”
 of 5 bubbles Dewde, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Request a room with a water view and fill ensuite.”
 of 5 bubbles doucetja, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 first floor had bay view”
 of 5 bubbles escarpmentlady, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms upstairs have best views but we had a downstairs room and it was very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles 697shirleys, 25 May 2016 | Read review
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