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Raniven Guest House

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Breakfast included
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All reviewsoff street parkingguest housecontinental breakfastlovely guesthousehosts were lovelyprivate parkingtwo nightsfriendly ownersperfect locationroom was very clean and comfortableminute walkplenty choicelovely couplea great staybeautiful townstuartscotland
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Reviewed October 19, 2017

We were warmly greeted. The rooms were comfortable and well appointed. Breakfast was fantastic. Our hosts were very helpful and friendly. The rooms were close to the town and attractions.We ate at the fish shop next to the off liscence shop. BYO for free and...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed October 17, 2017

We stayed at the Raniven in July 17 and just loved it! The hosts were very helpful and friendly and the room we stayed in was just gorgeous. I thought my partner had secretly spent more than he said on the room as it was...More

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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

We came to Oban for our first time for September weekend. Friendly welcome when we arrived . Room was great . Clean /tidy. No complaints. Close to sea front . 2 minute walk basically. Everything at you're doorstep . Would've preferred a good Scottish fry...More

Thank Carol A
Reviewed July 23, 2017

If you are looking for a no-frills room within an easy walk to town, Raniven will work. It was freshly painted and clean, but lacking in charm or small details of a good guest house. The continental breakfast was fine, but not enough coffee made...More

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Response from scoobie049, Owner at Raniven Guest HouseResponded August 4, 2017

The inconvenience off the McDonnell party consisted off a smashed wash hand basin at £150 a smashed light fitting at £40 ,no hot water in the guest house while basin being replaced not bringing to our attention till the morning despite happening the night before...More

Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Will definitely be back, fantastic little guest house, 2 min walk to town. Amazing hosts and plenty choice of continental breakfast. Superb. Moira was so helpful, took the time to have a good chat, above and beyond she told us to make ourselves a sandwich...More

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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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US$99 - US$107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
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Raniven Guest House Oban, Scotland
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"Possibly ask for a room at the back if you want quiet, but the road's not that bad!"
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"rear rooms are very quiet."
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