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Kilbirnie, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Had a great stay at Sgeir Mhaol, and booked last minute on passing through Oban. Very friendly owner, who made us feel more than welcome, even offered breakfast despite not being up early enough. Room was lovely, clean and the bed was very comfortable and wifi was included too. Location is very handy as it is a short walk to... More 

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Thank Jaclyn C
obaniteOban, Owner at Sgeir Mhaol Guest House, responded to this review

Hi girls, thankyou for your lovely review on Sgeirmhaol,makes it all worth while when we get good feed back. Come back anytime,would be great to see you both, Ishbell More 

Kilmacolm, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Typical bed and breakfast establishment as far as the room and the owner were concerned. The quirkiness is in the location of the driveway which is right at the traffic lights and is fine once you've established where it is. The other quirk is that it is not a cooked breakfast like you get in most B&B's. Now, that came... More 

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Thank Beastmaster2001
obaniteOban, Owner at Sgeir Mhaol Guest House, responded to this review

Thankyou for you kind review. The directions should lead you straight to Sgeirmhaol.sorry if you got a bit confused If you booked on-line or with the tourist board in Oban both would have said that we serve continental buffet breakfasts for our guests but, if you happened on us by chance then I can totally understand that guests do expect... More 

Largs, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 26 June 2015

My wife and myself stayed overnight and the we found the landlady extremely friendly and helpful. The room was excellent with a nice comfortable bed and the morning continental breakfast was excellent. I would recommend this B&B to all my friends

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Thank Ian M
obaniteOban, Owner at Sgeir Mhaol Guest House, responded to this review

Thankyou for you kind review on sgeirmhaol. Delighted you enjoyed our continental buffet breakfast and your nights stay with us. It would be lovely to see you both back again, kindest regards to both, Ishbell More 

glasgow
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 June 2015

.Stranded in Oban with my grand daughter and a dog when cal mac cancelled all ferries.we trudged around looking for a place to stay,being told sorry no dogs!A friend suggested Sgeir Mhaol and phoned ahead for us.We were warmly welcomed,dog and all.A lovely comfy spotlessly clean en suite twin room,tv,power shower,kettle,we were sorted!Continental breakfast in the morning,all sorts of fresh... More 

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Thank GlasgowTrekker
obaniteOban, Owner at Sgeir Mhaol Guest House, responded to this review

Thankyou for your lovely review after an unexpected overnight stay in Oban. Delighted you found everything as it should be at sgeirmhaol. Hope to meet you again but, not by being stranded in Oban. Keep up the great work you do with these lovely dogs. Ishbell More 

Isle of Tiree, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2015

This is the worst place I have ever stayed in. Although I booked by email they had no record of my visit:." Nothing I can do darling, You will have to find somewhere else darling, etc" I showed the print out and was offered a room somewhere else. Half way out of the door I was called back. Yes if... More 

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obaniteOban, Manager at Sgeir Mhaol Guest House, responded to this review

I see my original reply has been deleted, I would like to thankyou for your comments that have lost me 5 points on review status. I hope you are happy with your description of Sgeirmhaol for our potential guests to read !!!!!!! You say an unforgettable experience.... for me also More 

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Ruthin, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Stayed four nights,great location on road into Oban ,Ishbell was a lovely hostess nothing was too much trouble.The bed was the most comfortable I've slept in for a B+B had wonderful sleeps .Real homely feel felt welcomed and comfortable, The best part is the Breakfast excellent selection of continental or full scottish.As a regular visitor this wee gem will be... More 

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Campbeltown, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

We staying 1 night before heading to Taynuilt Highland Games as a recommendation through Facebook. Can't fault our stay at all! Very friendly & helpful! Our wee dancer was very impressed and had a great nights sleep as did we. The rooms are a good size, with tea/coffee facilities. The property is right on the roadside, but we never really... More 

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Isle of Arran, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2014

we were looking for something different and saw the street party in oban as we have been to oban a lot very homely place we saw sgeir mhaol guest house was open all year and we decided to make it a short break as there are no ferries new years day we phoned ishbel and she suggested we stay in... More 

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Thank carol r
obaniteOban, Owner at Sgeir Mhaol Guest House, responded to this review

Hello, thankyou for a lovely review,we both remember you from the falt and also the bnb. Hope you are both well and maybe see you again, Ishbell and Jamie More 

Salisbury, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2014

I have just read two 'bad' reviews about sgeir mhaol And I cannot believe I have stayed in the same guest house,! Have I,? I arrived late to a warm welcome from a concerned lady who said she had been worried about me, She Explained everything to me about my room shower Qwerks etc the point im trying to make... More 

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obaniteOban, Owner at Sgeir Mhaol Guest House, responded to this review

hello, thankyou for your review,very much appreciated, Ishbell More 

Scotland
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107 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2014

Gave this B&B an average score but the review was taken off because it didn't have enough detail. I was trying to avoid doing so, but in the interest of honest reviews here goes.... Quite difficult to get in and out of as it is on a very busy main road. This also caused some road noise in my room.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Sgeir Mhaol Guest House

Address: Soroba Road, Oban PA34 4JF, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Sgeir Mhaol Guest House Oban, Scotland
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