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Trebetherick
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You couldn't find a nicer place to stay. It's within an easy distance to walk from the centre of Oban and offers every comfort and amenity. You didn't feel rushed over breakfast, or under pressure to leave your room. The owner was very happy to chat with us and answer questions and as I've already stated she made the effort...

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Morven W, Owner at Kathmore Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing this review. I remember you both leaving the ipad right enough. Just as well we did have a good old chat because I knew you were taking a cruise from Oban and what time because of our chat.

Harwichport
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our stay in Oban was good. It was our first time in a B&B & we didn't know what to expect . We were pleasantly surprised. The owners were lovely & most helpful in giving us suggestions on what to see and where to go for supper.. Our breakfast was delicious and just what we ordered.

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Morven W, Owner at Kathmore Guest House, responded to this review

Hi folks, I am so glad your first experience was here and you enjoyed it. Hope you do it again some time. Thank you so much for this lovely review. All the best Morven

Southern Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 25 October 2016

After a long day driving from Glasgow it was great to find a place with a welcoming smile, a comfortable room and nothing was too much trouble. Short walk to city centre for dinner, sight seeing and shopping. In the morning a lovely breakfast to start the day. Kevin & Joyce Edwards Queensland Australia.

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Morven W, Owner at Kathmore Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Folks, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review and I am over the moon you enjoyed your stay with us. I always treat everyone the way I would like to be treated- costs nothing to smile and be nice. All the best Kevin & Joyce Morven

Richmond, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Only negative was breakfast .bacon was undercooked and poached eggs were solid and although we had per-ordered the night before and advised what time we required it, there was still quite a wait.Everything else was good.

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Morven W, Owner at Kathmore Guest House, responded to this review

Oh I am sorry about your breakfast. Sometimes it works out most rooms ask for the same time which becomes hard getting every breakfast ready together as I try to cook them as fresh as possible. Thankfully most of the time the breakfast choice times a nicely spread across the time 7.30 to 9.00 a.m. You will need to return...

Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Everything was perfect. The room was elegantly, comfortably and thoughtfully furnished, quiet and clean. The breakfast was very good. The owner was friendly and very helpful with advice about good restaurants nearby. I would definitely stay there again and have no hesitation in strongly recommending Kathmore.

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Morven W, Owner at Kathmore Guest House, responded to this review

Hello folks, Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am glad you enjoyed Kathmore because it is important to me that my guests do have a good time. Hope to see you back again Morven.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stayed 3 nights - lovely friendly guest house, a treat to book a single room with a double bed, very comfy to relax in - loved all the cushions! Easy 10 min walk from the station, on a main road but windows completely sound proofed. Would definitely recommend.

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Morven W, Owner at Kathmore Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Debbie , Thank you for writing this for me. We enjoyed your company also Debbie, it was a pleasure meeting you. Glad you enjoyed Oban for your 3 day stop over. All the best Morven

St Bees, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Would definitely recommend for anyone looking to go to the Isles - within easy walking distance of the harbour. Accommodation excellent and the BEST BREAKFASTS I've had in a very long time! Room and bathroom more than adequate for our needs. Would be first on our shortlist for our next trip to Oban.

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Morven W, Owner at Kathmore Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Folks, A BIG thank you for this wonderful review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. WOW best breakfast, thats good to hear. After 31 years experience I should have mastered it by now. Thanks ,that is nice to be told. I hope to do return one day. All the best Morven

Russell, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The welcome started before we arrived and continued on arrival. We enjoyed our short stay and know this would be our first choice should we travel to Oban again. This property is within walking distance of the town, ferry etc. and being on a main road is easy to find and has ample parking for guests.

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Morven W, Owner at Kathmore Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writng this great review for me. Glad you enjoyed your stay at Kathmore and I hope you do return one day. It is always nice to see guests back at my door. It tells me they have enjoyed their stay and everything has been OK for them. It cost nothing to be friendly and nice...

Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2016

great place to stop for a few nights on route to skye.oban beautiful place but due to weather conditions were unable to get to isle of mull so will have to return. hospitality and breakfast excellent would recommend a stay.

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Morven W, Owner at Kathmore Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Folks, You must have been here when we had the high winds and rain- terrible weather. It was so bad I booked a holiday to Lanzarote end of season at the same time just to get a bit of sunshine. Our October up to date has been fantastic, really beautiful weather. Anyway thank you so much for writing this...

Bath, Maine
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We got back from a long, busy, happy day on Iona and Mull and were so grateful to find such a comfortable, convenient guest house as Kathmore. It's a very short drive from the ferry and we were happy to get such a lovely, comfortable room. It was great to have off street parking. It was just the place to...

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Morven W, Owner at Kathmore Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Folks, Thank you so much for this lovely review and I am so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. I hope you were one of the lucky ones that got good weather while on Iona this year. Our weather has been very damp this summer unfortunately. October has been beautiful so far and the changing colours are amazing.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kathmore Guest House is recommended by The Lonely Planet Guide Book. Morven & Keith have been running Kathmore for 31 years and still loving it. Easy 10 min walk ( NO HILLS) to town centre bus, train and ferry terminals. Rooms comprise of 7 en suite and 1 Double standard. All tastefully furnished with t.v's, hair dryers,dressing gowns, toiletries, tea/coffee trays. Spacious parking to rear for all our Guests. Choice breakfast offered to cater for everyones appetite, vegetarian & gluteen-free catered for. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kathmore Guest House

Address: Kathmore Soroba Road | Argyll, Oban PA34 4JF, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: $87 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kathmore Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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Kathmore Guest House Oban, Scotland
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