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Bergen, Norway
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333 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The B&B is in a great location by the harbor. The rooms are well kept and lovely decorated. Elephants are a theme throughout, in a charming way. Rooms got clan names. Comfort is great. Alistair running the guest house was very accommodating helping us out with all our requests. His breakfast was brilliant. If ever my path should cross through... More 

Thank high_low73
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17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ideal location after arriving on last ferry from Islay on last night of birthday celebration whisky tour and sightseeing holiday. Knap guest house is tastefully, efficiently and perfectly equipped to a very high standard. Clean and tidy, everything you need in its place with little touches everywhere to make one feel at home. for example, fresh milk in a mini... More 

Thank JohnRMBingham
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first time visiting Knap Guest House and we were not disappointed. The host, Alasdair, was friendly and accommodating, without being too intrusive, from when we arrived to the day we left We stayed in the twin, "Campbell," room which was a good size with a view across the harbour, The en-suite facilities were modern and the attention... More 

Thank Alan F
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect location at the harbour, and the owner, Alistair runs a really friendly and comfortable guest house. Very welcoming, room not huge, but perfect for a long weekend. Comfy bed, all facilities you would expect - nice touch of a bathrobe in the wardrobe, and a small fridge, which had milk and water in it. Fabulous breakfast.

Thank Burnsie2013
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Great host, spotless, comfy bed, pristeen bedding, brilliant breakfast. Choose this place. If you are looking for somewhere to stay in Tarbert then here's the place. Little touches like sweets shows how much pride has been put into each room. I cant fault it at all.

Thank MrMcGuire
Berlin, Germany
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140 reviews
79 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Knap Guest house is situated in the heart of Tarbert, right at the harbor. Comfortable rooms, adequately furnished, modern and spacious bathroom. Rooms are upstairs, so be prepared to tackle a flight of stairs. WiFi provided for free throughout the whole house, although it was bit shaky when we stayed there. Inviting common rooms, which were nicely decorated as is... More 

Thank AllaroundAsia
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Would sincerely recommend this B&B; the en-suite room was as advertised,simply furnished but very clean and comfortable. With Wi-Fi, tea/coffee making facilities, a dish of sweets and a very generous breakfast. Superb views of the harbour and the extensive knowledge of Alistair, our host, made for a lovely albeit short stay.

Thank Sutree1213
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149 reviews
63 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Lovely room overlooking the harbour with a small en-suite shower room. The bed was comfortable, the wifi worked well and we had a small fridge in the room meaning fresh milk for our tea. The breakfast was served in a comfortably sized breakfast room and the food was delicious. My husband really enjoyed the smoked salmon. There is free parking... More 

1 Thank Kitty_karate
Queensland, Australia
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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Great B&B with host Alistair, who is the most delightful man , fabulous rooms very comfortable & clean, overlooking Tarbert harbour. Situated in the centre of the fishing town, restaruants & pubs are close by. Tasty breakfast cooked by Alistair whilst talking to his guests , thoroughly recommended

1 Thank Geoff B
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We only stayed 1 night on route to Islay but it really started our holiday off in wonderful style . Lovely room, exceptional hosting ,great breakfast and all in good location. We had a wander up to the old ruined castle on what was a beautiful sunny morning and thoroughly enjoyed our brief stay . No faults .. Lovely B... More 

1 Thank 100JaneMac

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Kintyre Peninsula > Tarbert
Price Range: £73 - £90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Knap Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Only stayed in Campbell room which is twin room with harbour view”
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 of 5 bubbles alanfF9694JS, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Had one twin really good sized room top floorplus double room on the first floor which was smaller.Cozy and clean.”
 of 5 bubbles Burnsie2013, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“the superior room with a view”
 of 5 bubbles purplemini69, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“if you don't like too many stairs ask for the room next to the diner”
 of 5 bubbles doreenb570, 26 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Plenty of places to eat in Tarbert. Try The Anchorage.”
 of 5 bubbles 767caroleg, 13 Jul 2015 | Read review
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