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Arbour Guest House

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

They charged me £35 for what I would call a brutally hot "Dog Kennel" because the room was about 7 ft by 4ft in a tiny Attic that you could not stand up in unless you were beside the door. The bed creaked so bad and i was worrying i was waking people up next door every time i moved,...

Thank awith492
Slamannan, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this hotel for 2 nights as i travel to Oban weekly and was within my budget i also spoke to i am assuming the owner and stated i would speak to someone regarding dates for staying on a weekly basis Monday one week and Monday/Tuesday every other week.They took my card details although i paid cash on my...

1Thank John B
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Booked last minute and looked pretty comfortable from the pictures Phoned to make sure I got a double room with en-suite which I did receive but fell badly below expectations after I arrived. Arrived late evening, girl outside was smoking at the front door but seemed very polite. Booked us in and showed the room. Now we just pretty much...

Thank Rhys M
SW Scotland
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Our room was clean, the bed comfortable and heating could be turned up quickly. Check in was friendly, and two small dogs were made welcome. The bathroom was spotless. The place is central and a good stopover on the way to the islands.

Thank Tireetraveller
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

The heating wasn't on, in February and the wifi doesn't work. Bedroom 8 needs the wardrobe removing urgently. All very tired. Cheap, but consider yourself warned. Friendly check in, but please raise your standards.

Thank soph1980m
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Really rude staff, for no apparent reason. Felt so unwelcome. Location is fine but generally shabby room and decor. Good size though. Oban is very nice, as are the nearby islands. Just don't stay here despite it being one of the cheaper options.

2Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Arbour Guest House overnight whilst on our way over to Mull to pick up a friend. It had been pre-booked for us by our friend who hadn't read the reviews before booking. I read some reviews a few days before we were due to check in, obviously we were quite worried but as it was just one...

1Thank Karon G
Sally C, Front Office Manager at Arbour Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Another nice review! I can scarcely believe it! Thank you very much. We really do appreciate it when guests take the time to write a review saying nice things. 😊 Best regards Arbour Guest House

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Myself and My Dad was visiting friends in Oban and this so called bed and breakfast was booked on behalf of us which was no blame on them as they werent to know until you actually watched in the place how disgraceful it was. The place smelt as soon as we walked in the door to check in and it...

Thank Dagenhamdave1969
Sally C, Guest Relations Manager at Arbour Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Sir, You certainly have been very imaginative in your description considering you didn't stay with us. Your friends booked the room and asked for a budget room suitable for someone traveling with a dog. We only have some rooms which we keep for guests traveling with dogs because they have wooden floors and can be washed. As it turned...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I am uncertain as to why it has so many terrible reviews. People do not do their research before booking here. I stayed w my husband and his elderly parents. We got them a room on the ground floor to minimize stair climbing, and it was perfect for them. Bathrooms on each floor, shower on the 2nd fl. Two beds...

3Thank EleveNYC
Sally C, Front Office Manager at Arbour Guest House, responded to this review

Dear guest. Thank you for writing a sane and balanced review. We really do appreciate when guests take the time to give us a good review. It's so much more common to go on trip advisor for a good old rant ! Thank you. We are glad you appreciated our efforts. Best regards Arbour Guest House.

Reviewed 10 August 2016

Theses are victoriana villas very comfortable,think the place is in the process of being updated.we found it a lot better than we expected and doesn't deserve the negative remarks on the other reviews. The room was comfy quite expensive furniture our own shower but had to share a toilet which the door was really noise, the rooms could do with...

1Thank Jacqui B
Arbour G, Manager at Arbour Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to say something nice about your stay with us. We really appreciate it. Thank you. Arbour Guest house.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arbour Guest House is a Victorian Town House very close to the Town Centre of Oban. Open all year round. Ensuite rooms, Standard rooms and Budget rooms are available. Online prices are for room only. Breakfast is available to book for an additional charge. Free wifi for guests. Parking is public car parking and free overnight. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arbour Guest House

Address: Dunollie Road, Oban PA34 5PH, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: $88 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Arbour Guest House 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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Arbour Guest House Hotel Oban
Arbour Guest House Oban, Scotland
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“Don't get room 6 whatever you do.”
  • This is all i could get in the picture the room was that small lol
awith492, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“The rooms we had was up 2 flights of stairs not for the faint hearted”
217jacquib, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“DO not stay here”
906catherineb, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Pray, consult a priest.”
778nastiac, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Simply avoid the place.”
161lindah, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
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