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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is a great B&B with fantastic views across the Loch Fyne, lovely accommodation an excellent breakfast and most importantly, a warm welcome from the owners Jennifer and Alistair, who know how to go out of their way to help without encroaching on your space. I'd highly recommend this place and will definitely stay here again next time I'm visiting...

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Thistlehouse, Owner at Thistle House Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Keefster37 Thank you for your positive review. It is always helpful to have feedback and a wee pat on the back is even better ( makes it all worthwhile). It is very pleasing to know that you enjoyed our breakfast and we look forward to your next visit to Thistle House.

Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent accommodation, nice view from the room and in front of the house, room equipped with everything you need, good wi-fi, great food, a large choices at the buffet in the morning, very nice and kind people.

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Thistlehouse, Owner at Thistle House Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Roxana S Thank you for taking the time to submit a review about our guesthouse. Glad you enjoyed the views, the breakfast and in general your stay with us. I hope you return for a visit sometime in the future

Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We stayed two nights at this guest house, and felt very welcomed right from the start. Our room was nice and clean with a view over the nearby loch. The breakfast was excellent, and there was even delicious vegetarian haggis. The owners were really helpful and were even able to make us a packed lunch on a short notice for...

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Thistlehouse, Owner at Thistle House Guest House, responded to this review

Dear djevushka Thank you for taking the time to review our guesthouse. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and loved your room with stunning views across Loch Fyne and also enjoyed our own lovely traditional Scottish breakfast. We were very impressed you climbed the Cobbler without breaking a sweat and enjoyed your packed lunch. (Many a packed...

Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Stayed one night here, and the welcome couldn't have been better. Excellent room overlooking the loch towards Inveraray, and first-rate breakfast the next morning. Would definitely come back again en-route towards Oban

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Thistlehouse, Owner at Thistle House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you David P for your complimentary review, pleased you enjoyed your brief stay with us at Thistle House and look forward to your next visit with us

Reviewed 16 July 2016

This place is fantastic. The two owners do a great job and are lovely to talk to. The location is gorgeous and is a pretty easy drive to the main roads to get anywhere you want to go. We drove to Fort William 1 day (about 2 hr drive) and toured the Benmore Botanical Garden the other. There's lots of...

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Ra'anana, Israel
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is a dream place for a relaxed vacation in a breathtakingly beautiful environment. Everything in it was pleasant and enjoyable: the comfortable room, the view of the lake, the absolute quiet, the very generous breakfast, and above all the sweet friendliness of Jenifer, the place owner. No need to say more -- it was a perfect lodging for the...

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We recently stayed at Thistle House for a week and can honestly say the description is true to its word. Jennifer and Alistair are perfect hosts and can't do enough for you. Fabulous breakfast with plenty of choice. Very comfortable room tastefully decorated. Lovely area to explore. Can't wait to return. We had a lovely relaxing break.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

A warm welcome from Jennifer and Alistair when we arrived A nice room and modern bathroom Good advice to help our evening restaurant choice (samphires) A nice lounge overlooking the loch. Excellent breakfast from a good choice of options No hesitation to recommend

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Thistlehouse, Jenifer Paterson Owner at Thistle House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our guesthouse. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Thistle House and very pleased you would recommend us to your friends. We hope you may get the opportunity to return soon.

Venice, Italy
Reviewed 22 June 2016

It's a wonderful Accomodation the best of our travel of 2 weeks in Scotland . The location is excellent just in front of the lake where you can enjoy the sunset and sunrise from your room. The house is really very nice : it has a big common sitting room very nice and confortable where it can be a pleasure...

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Thistlehouse, Owner at Thistle House Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind comments. We agree that the lounge is very relaxing and watching the sunset and sunrise is very beautiful it does prove to be popular amongst our guests. We certainly never get tired of the views and are only too pleased to share it. Thank Jenifer

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 June 2016

This was the most amazing guest house with views right across the loch. When we arrived we were greeted by the owners and advised that although they did not have a licence, if we wished to partake of an aperitif outside at the tables we were welcome to do so. The room was excellent, very comfortable and clean and the...

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Thistlehouse, Owner at Thistle House Guest House, responded to this review

Many Many thanks for your very kind review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us and to have your lovely kind words means a lot to us. Hope you can return sometime soon Kind Regards Jenifer

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thistle House sits on the shores of Loch Fyne in the small village of St Catherines. Many of our bedrooms overlook the loch over to Inveraray and its castle. We are perfectly situated on the west coast of Scotland to enjoy the wonderful Cowal Peninsula and many west coast islands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thistle House Guest House

Address: St Catherines | Inverary, Cairndow PA25 8AZ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Cairndow
Price Range: RM475 - RM537 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Thistle House Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“The extra for a room overlooking the lock was worth while. A large room with excellent facilities.”
 of 5 bubbles martinbO5762RR, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Each room is decorated differently. The rooms facing the loch have a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles 673pamb673, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room facing the loch”
 of 5 bubbles tahitibluemg, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The two bedrooms at the front of the house overlooking the Loch.”
 of 5 bubbles Vacationviews, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Campbell which is a deluxe, two floors up (top) but with great views through the little attic window,”
 of 5 bubbles Keefster37, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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