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Maridon Guest House
Ranked #32 of 94 Oban B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 30 December 2011

A very pleasant B&B, especially for the price. As it was quiet, the owner offered us a choice of room. The room was clean and comfortable (with a good selection of biscuits!). It is in a quiet corner of Oban, really close to the ferry terminal but only a few minutes walk from the main shops and restaurants. Being able to park right outside was also very welcome. We left very early for the ferry so the cooked breakfast wasn't available, but there was a good selection of cereals, yoghurts and fruit. It was an ideal place for an overnight stop for an early ferry.

  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 November 2011

We stayed 3 days at the MGH, the proprietors were great, lot's of local knowledge they were willing to share..the room and bathroom were clean and the bed was comfortable. Really good value for the price!

Room Tip: Any room is good as they are off the main road and on a quiet street.
  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 14 August 2011

We found the hospitality, food and family room to be of a good standard. The room itself was very comfortable and homely and my daughters particularly liked the bunk beds. The rooms etc were very clean and warm and the breakfast was really good. We liked the proximity to the ferry terminal and got good local advice from the owner.
Wish we had stayed longer and we will be back. Many thanks to all.

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 1 August 2011

Stayed in the Maridon Guest House from 21st July for 3 nights bed and breakfast. No complaints at all with our stay our room was nice and clean our shower worked a treat and the breakfast was excellant and a great day to start the day. The parking in Oban is a bit tricky so the private parking at the Maridon was a nice bonus. It is a 5 minute stroll to the lovely town of Oban. It is very convenient to the ferry port and train station. We were both very impressed with the Maridon Guest House it is excellant value for money and we will be back here to stay next time we are in Oban.

Room Tip: Great location for ferry and train services no car required
  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 July 2011

This b and b has a lot of rooms and is very much a business rather than a family home with rooms. Having said that our room was clean and comfortable, the breakfast was excellent and our wet clothes were kindly put through the tumble dryer.
It's proximity to the ferry means that some early risers stay here. It is absolutely no fault of the owners but we were disturbed by a selfish family at 5.30 am who departed at 6am having probably woken all but the heaviest sleepers. It should not have to be necessary but maybe those who are leaving early for the ferry could be asked not to make too much noise?

  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 20 June 2011

We stayed here years ago when the place was under different management. Since then the bedrooms and public areas have been renovated and redecorated to a higher standard. Breakfast was better, too, with everything from a Full Scottish spread to muesli or yogurt or fruit.

We arrived late because of train connections, but were warmly greeted at the door and shown to our room. With reservations on Mull for the following night, our stay at Maridon House was brief but very pleasant. We would recommend it to anyone wanting a reasonably priced lodging convenient to Scotrail and CalMac ferries.

  • Stayed: May 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 May 2011

This being our second visit to the Maridon Guest House I would like to thank James and Claire for a very enjoyable and comfortable stay at their geust house. It's great location has it situated within minutes of the ferry terminal and rail station and a short leasurely walk to the town centre. The room was very clean and extremely comfortable, the toilet/shower room was spotless and cleaned and resupplied with fresh towels daily.
The breakfast was, as far as we were concerned everything and more you could expect from a well run B & B . You can be assured we will be back in the not too distant future.
Thank you again hope to see you soon.

  • Stayed: April 2011, travelled as a couple
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Address: Dunuaran Road, Oban PA34 4NE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
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Ranked #32 of 94 B&Bs / Inns in Oban
Price Range: £61 - £67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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