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    The Brander Lodge Hotel & Bistro

    Bridge of Awe A85 | Near Taynuilt, Oban, Taynuilt PA35 1HT, Scotland
    011 44 141 280 5443
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    Reviewed 9 August 2015

    Excellent helpful staff, excellent food, clean and tidy hotel. Our room small, but ok for 2 nights. A lot of the reviews indicate the hotel looks tired and needs updating. This is correct in some areas, but the new owner/manager has done a lot of...More

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    Response from David K, Manager at The Brander Lodge Hotel & BistroResponded 22 September 2015

    Thank you for such an understanding and positive review it is nice to get someone that can see the changes done and appreciate the work in progress. We look forward to a return visit following the coming winters massive changes and works scheduled. Regards David

    Reviewed 9 August 2015

    Friendly welcome and relaxed informality.Rooms smallish but adequate and comfortable.Agree with previous comment about extensions but I understand major renovations and remodelling is imminent so there will hopefully be an improvement to the appearance of the building.Helpful and courteous staff and food was very good.Great...More

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    Response from David K, Owner at The Brander Lodge Hotel & BistroResponded 22 September 2015

    Thank you for reviewing in such an appreciative manner with understanding. We look forward to a return visit from you in particular after April 2016 once the work is completed, I am sure you will love the transformation. Kind regards David

    Reviewed 9 August 2015

    We was very surpriced tofind such a good accommodation at a beautyfull place. Best breakfest on our jurney, very friendly stuff and niche ambiente. A very good base for turns to the nature around and a loveley vallay.

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    Response from David K, Owner at The Brander Lodge Hotel & BistroResponded 22 September 2015

    Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to review your stay. It is much appreciated by the family and our team. If you are ever back this way please return to experience the long awaited improvements. Kind regards David

    Reviewed 8 August 2015

    This tradional inn has been spooked by a succession of ugly extension and the facade you see when you arrive is unappealing to say the least. Things don't improve when you reach the scruffy reception after walk get through a haze of fat fumes. Inexplicably...More

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    Response from David K, Owner at The Brander Lodge Hotel & BistroResponded 9 August 2015

    Where to start! First of all the Brander Lodge has never been a traditional Inn. It is a farm cottage and barn that evolved over a 80 year period into a Hunting/Shooting Lodge, a B & B and add on extensions in the 60's to...More

    Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

    I stayed at the Brander Lodge as I was working in the area. Excellent staff and great value for money.I once found an old smelly sock left by a previous visitor under a seat. This quality find was ideal as I noticed that it was...More

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    Response from David K, Owner at The Brander Lodge Hotel & BistroResponded 22 September 2015

    LOL one should take more care of personal clothing items and not throw socks about so randomly. I was comforted to know, as I guess your other sock was equally comforted that it's sibling had returned. So glad you choose this as your home away...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • US$133 - US$229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 21
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    Response from David K | Property representative |
    Sadly not dining internally that I know of. The issue is the amount of dogs being transported around and other guests that object to them. No one's dog is the only dog and often there will be a dog that doesn't accept... More
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    "Choose a room above gound level as you can hear people above you"
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    "Check size of rooms for stays longer than 1 night."
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    "Rooms are on ground and 1st floor - don't think there is a lift"
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