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“Fantastic Guest House, great view *****”
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Kilchrenan House
Ranked #11 of 94 Oban B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 4 May 2014

We stayed here for two nights over the Easter weekend. We had a very warm welcome from Colin when we booked in, who showed us to our room at the top of the property. Our room looked out over the harbour, with a stunning view. The room was very clean, as was the bathroom, and very tastefully decorated.

Colin's breakfast next morning was fabulous, and set us both up for the day, his wife Francis worked hard serving everybody, and was very attentive to our needs. Very friendly hosts.

Secure parking off the road.

Overall, we had a tremendous stay in Kilchrenan House, so much so we have decided to stay there next Easter when we go back to Oban.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 May 2014

Lovely friendly hosts, very welcoming and informative. Complementary sherry or whiskey on arrival is a nice touch. The decor is very rich and ornate, not to my taste but it does not detract from the quality of the experience. It's a lovely 5-10 minute stroll down the promenade into Oban. The breakfast was really fresh and well cooked, service excellent and very attentive. I would stay here again when in visiting Oban.

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Reviewed 29 April 2014

The service provided is A+++++, Friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Colin and Frances think of everything and even provided all those little things that made our stay thoroughly enjoyable.
The breakfasts are wholesome, lots of variety and well cooked. Finally you must try Colin's pancakes with all the trimmings.

Thanks for everything

Margaret and Stephen

Room Tip: Swimming Pool and Fitness centre should read - not applicable.
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Reviewed 26 April 2014

Staying in room 5 is an absolute must! Huge room with a perfect view of the bay and large bath to sit and admire from after a day of drinking at the Oban distillary .
The owners Colin and Frances were incredibly welcoming and cook a lovely breakfast too.
Its a great location for walks along the harbour or to the castle and woods. Boat trips leave every 2 hours and take in the sights of nearby islands and seal colonies.
Colin recommended a fantastic sea food restaurant (EE-USK) which served great locally sourced sea food. A Must!

Room Tip: Room 5 for beautiful views and a lovely bath
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Reviewed 26 April 2014

Lovely place to stay. The room was very clean and very comfortable. Front and side rooms have a good view of the sea and the water traffic. The breakfast was great and plentiful. Colin and Frances doing a wonderful job. Will definitely be back.

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Reviewed 25 April 2014

this was our first stay in Scotland,stayed at Kilchrenan house in Oban,greeted warmly by Colin and Frances,very homely and hospitable,our room faced the sea,and whilst the weather was not the best it could be,we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.Colin and Frances were the perfect hosts,giving us good friendly advice on places to go,and where to eat out,the breakfast at Kilchrenan house was lovely,and i very much enjoyed the scottish full breakfast,including the haggis,which i had not had before,we fully intend going back to Kilchrenan house hopefully in June when the weather may be a bit better,we also went to mull and Iona on the ferry which i would highly reccomend.

Room Tip: room 4 overlooks the sea,and a lovely view of Oban bay.
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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

Me and my partner have just returned from a 3 night break at Kilchrenan House and have nothing negative to say whatsoever! Colin and Frances were lovely and are doing a wonderful job. Our room was clean and comfortable and we were only a short walk away from the town centre. Best thing I think was breakfast, which was fantastic! I would defintely recommend to anyone looking to stay in Oban, we also one day hope to return.

Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Kilchrenan House

Address: Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 94 B&Bs / Inns in Oban
Price Range: £60 - £100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kilchrenan House 4*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Colin and Frances welcome all visitors to their elegant Victorian home combining modern comfort with a relaxing atmosphere. Extensive breakfast menu. Spacious rooms, most with sea views and all en-suite. A real home away from home. ... more   less 
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