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Ardoran House
Ranked #1 of 12 Iona B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 17 October 2013

This purpose-built B and B on the amazing Island of Iona is completely wonderful. Stay at Ardoran House! The furnishings and special touches are welcoming and comfortable. The proprietor, Richard, is a gracious host and a super chef, and breakfast here was a highlight! I was traveling solo and was perfectly at home here. I know it sounds like I'm gushing (and I am...), but being on Iona is a special experience and lodging here makes it even more special. Can't wait to go back!

Room Tip: I had a room on the back which I would definately ask for again. Quiet, comfortable, spacious. No ne...
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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 5 October 2013

We walked in the door and felt immediately relaxed and at home! The decor was fabulous and the rooms were extremely comfortable with excellent views. Conversations over wine in the conservatory in the late afternoon with the other guests added to the charm. Richard is the best host that we have ever encountered. His attention to every detail makes this establishment a place that we definitely want to return to. Absolutely the best value on Iona!

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 23 September 2013

We spent two nights at Ardoran House, one of the most pleasant B and B stays we have ever had in Scotland, if not the best. Richard was a gracious host, who made us feel most welcome. Our room was most comfortable, and the wine with light snacks in the late after noon was delightful. Ardoran is our choice for a return to Iona.

Room Tip: A room in from gives a fine view of the sound.
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  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 September 2013

We were really well taken care of on Iona at Ardoran House. He really sets himself the highest standards for your comfort. Highlights included the breakfasts and the sumptuous beds (not bad for a B'n'B!) but most of all, chatting to the owner, glass of wine in hand, misty rain falling around ... but it doesn't matter when you're in a toasty jacuzzi!
The Ardoran exceeded all of our expectations.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 August 2013

The Ardoran House is the only place to stay on Iona. From the bedding and linens to the breakfast, every detail is attended to with utmost care. There are no bad views from the rooms-the conservatory is lovely. While we didn't spend a lot of time 'hanging out', I can imagine returning in the future to relax on the premises. Richard is a wonderful source of information, with amazing stories about the island and Scotland. Honestly, there is no other choice when it comes to a place to stay. There is Ardoran, and everybody else. Head's up- if you go, book dinner reservations before arriving-Argyll Hotel is a wo derful p,ace to start your adventure. Cheers!

Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 12 August 2013

Our host went overboard to make the members of my group tour feel welcome and accommodated. We were picked up at the ferry dock and speedily and easily checked into our rooms. At breakfast we enjoyed eggs from his own hens, probably laid that morning. Cows mooed, hens clucked, and sheep baaed, all from the back yard. A short walk to the tiny downtown village, and anywhere on the island, for that matter. Lovely and peaceful living room and sun room, both facing the sea. Backyard furniture for lounging. It was all so lovely.

Stayed: July 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 4 August 2013 via mobile

Excellent we were made to feel very welcome on our arrival ,with tea and scones
The host invited us to pre dinner drinks before we headed of to the restaurant Our room was the double and the overall spec was fantastic,from the colours to the fittings. The attention to detail is amazing,from the scroll with the breakfast menu on to the lights up the stairs. Would highly recommend

  • Stayed: August 2013
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Additional Information about Ardoran House

Address: PA76 6SP, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Iona
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 12 B&Bs / Inns in Iona
Price Range: £176 - £179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ardoran House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Spacious lounge and conservatory for guest use at anytime. Hot tub and sauna for guest use. ... more   less 
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