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The Brander Lodge Hotel & Bistro

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Stayed here recently in the fam room and the whole experience was excellent from start to finish. I had to change my booking at the last minute and it was absolutely no problem. The entire staff were polite, helpful and very nice. The rooms were immaculate with clean bedding and the food was superb. My husband said it was the...

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Reviewed 6 July 2015

Staff was very helpful. We really enjoyed our dinners in the bistro. This was a good place to stay in the highlands that was a straightforward easy ride to fly out of Glasgow. Recommend the chalet for larger families.

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NJ
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Great place to stay while driving to Skye. Cannot beat the price! Not much in the area. Small gas station store for basics a short walk and an old fashioned grocery store and butcher a quick drive away. Oban has a big grocery store, restaurants, hospital and such but is about a 20min drive away. We ate at the restaurant...

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Meix-devant-Virton, Belgium
Reviewed 1 July 2015

A charming family hotel in a green spot. The rooms are simple and bit small but the service is awesome. Great choice of local food at the restaurant. Full breakfast as very good with lot's of choices as well.

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London
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Overall, very friendly - good food and clean. Rooms are small but they are clean and you have access to a lounge, papers and a bar. Good place to stop before going further North. Very fluffy white bath towels which are great after a shower!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 June 2015

The hotel staff are very nice people, very helpful and friendly. The location is great, near Oban, and there is a nice garden. The breakfast is good and the dinner menu was varied with delicious food.

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Lovely family owned hotel. I've seen some complaints about smallish room and spotty wifi but I generally don't spend my vacations in my room on my computer so it wasn't an issue for. Food was exceptional btw

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glasgow
Reviewed 18 June 2015

very nice staff, friendly and supportive, Nice breakfast, dinner served in room. Bar needs some refurbishment. Overall it's nice but bit expensive. Beds should have actual kings or double , not twin beds joined together.

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Renfrew, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Our 3rd stay here. Love it. Peaceful, clean rooms, lovely food and fabulous friendly service. Well worth a stay for any occasion 😀. Countryside is stunning here and handy for visiting oban and all the surrounding attractions.

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Ilkley
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Good service, the room was very comfortable although noise could be heard in neighbouring rooms from the bathroom, could do with better insulation. Very good restaurant. Loved the smoked trout. Good location and very helpful friendly staff. Very good value, would stay again when next in the area.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have now reached 3 star rating with the completion of the new ensuites. Warm, welcome, friendly hospitality is offered in this family owned and operated country Hotel & Bistro quietly set in three and a half acres of landscaped gardens in the shadows of Ben Cruachan at the mouth of the historic Brander Pass. We have 21 rooms all en-suite compiling a combination of singles, twins, doubles and two, two roomed family rooms. The Hotel has an ongoing refurbishment program and will be carrying out further upgrading of facilities late Winter early Spring 2015/16 as business permits, with minimal disruption to guests as it shall be completed in closed off stages. Our Menu offers freshly prepared and locally sourced food where possible and portions are generous with a more homely nature, wholesome and hearty. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Brander Lodge Hotel & Bistro

Address: Bridge of Awe A85 | Near Taynuilt, Oban, Taynuilt PA35 1HT, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Taynuilt
Price Range: $257 - $303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Brander Lodge Hotel & Bistro 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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