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Barcaldine Castle

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“great hall”(34 reviews)
“four poster bed”(19 reviews)
“secret passages”(18 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Pool
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was exactly what my wife and I were looking for in the area. A wonderfully preserved castle with a classic great room/hall with sofas and fire place as well as a cosy den off to the side. All the attention to detail one would...More

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Response from Adele and Gavin L, Manager at Barcaldine CastleResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience of Barcaldine Castle! We thrive to ensure we have the best quality bedding, towels, linen etc.. so we are happy you noticed this. The little things also matter as attention to detail - thank you...More

Reviewed 24 December 2017

This was a special family event when seven members of the family came together at Barcaldine, having first come across the castle in 1974, when the boys were very young. It was a private residence then, but we always intended to return when we learned...More

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Response from Adele and Gavin L, Manager at Barcaldine CastleResponded 27 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at Barcaldine Castle Alan! We loved meeting with your family and seeing photographs from your very first visit back in the 70's! The whole team loved hosting you and your family and we...More

Reviewed 18 December 2017

Fantastic place, nothing too much trouble, beautiful rooms and amazing service from the team. Thank you for making it a very special weekend for our father in laws 80th. We would highly recommend BarcaldineMore

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Response from Adele and Gavin L, Manager at Barcaldine CastleResponded 22 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review Barcaldine Castle! You were a wonderful group to host and we hope your father-in-law had a memorable time staying with us. We hope to see you all back again! Kind regards, Adele and Gavin. Management at Barcaldine...More

Reviewed 16 November 2017

Stayed one night, on 12 August, privately. This is a wonderful B&B near Oban, on the south shore of Loch Creran. This is a truly beautiful venue, with wonderfully warm hospitality, and well-appointed rooms in a beautifully restored historic castle. We stayed "near the top"...More

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Response from Adele and Gavin L, Manager at Barcaldine CastleResponded 23 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review the Black Castle, Rory. The castle is extra special when it's let out exclusively, so we are glad you got to experience this. We have street signs on the main road which lead you to the castle,...More

Reviewed 12 November 2017

Its difficult to say enough about Barcaldine. Its definitely the "real deal", not a Neo-Gothic manor house built in the 19th century to look like something from earlier eras. Its a little difficult to find but worth the effort. It is quite close to Oban....More

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Response from Adele and Gavin L, Manager at Barcaldine CastleResponded 23 November 2017

Thank you for your lovely review! The team and owner take special care when restoring the castle in order to maintain it's authenticity. We always advise our guests to pack an overnight back in the car as a XL suitcase up a set of spiral...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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US$161 - US$286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$161 - US$286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Response from Ann L | Reviewed this property |
I stayed at Barcaldine Castle in September 2015, the hosts were Ronnie and Liz and I have a phone number of 01631 720598, address was Benderlock, near Oban, Argyll PA37 1SA. Hope this helps you out, it was a fun place to... More
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"Ice and warm, the four poster beds were large and comfortable ."
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"Rooms in higher floors in the towers have spectacular views, but are accessible only by stairs."
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"Bed in the Caitness room is comfy but seemed like a small queen."
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"we had the best room with the 4 poster bed, large bathroom with big bathtub. The Breadalbane room was so..."
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