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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Me and my partner were completely shocked and disgusted at the state of the room that we were unfortunately allocated on arrival at the Alderlea guesthouse in Oban, and throughout our stay. the room was the size of a a cupboard and the toilet facilities were terrible and complete inadequate. Never in a million years was it a double bed...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has to be by far the worst B&B I have ever stayed in. Had I known it was so bad (and checked out the reviews on here...silly mistake) I would have booked elsewhere.....a bus shelter would have provided better. Where do I start...the cooked breakfast that was (and still is) advertised is no longer available. The "continental" breakfast consisted...

Thank Shimsham75
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Been to many B&Bs over the years ....this is by far the worst one. Cheap and nasty . Can't even say you get what you pay because we stayed in one the night before in Perth costing the exact amount . It was a million times better . This one was dirty we slept on top of bed with our...

2Thank joolsc14
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Booked this place via a last minute deal. Knew as soon as we arrived that it was a mistake. After 8 weeks travelling UK & Ireland, this was absolutely the worst accommodation we have had. I will say that everything was clean, but the sheets & towels were old, mattress saggy, bed squeaked loudly with every movement. There was no...

4Thank Katrina V
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

My partner & I stayed stayed one night at this B&B. At first glance the Alderlea seems like ok value for money. Close to town, clean/neat, tiny ensuite but an ensuite none the less (& once again clean). However once it was time to call it a night & jump into bed, that's when the problems really started to arise....

3Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Clean, handy located, friendly staff, but too pricy and breakfast was not available. Also you can hear everything that's happening outside the door. Wouldn't go there if anything else was available...

Thank Christine S
Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 21 June 2016

The room was very nice, the bed confortable and the classic Scottish breakfast very tasty. If you are travelling by car you have the advantage that just next to the BB it is a huge parking place. The shared bathroom is very clean!

1Thank Figan M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

As you arrived you feel like you are disturbing the manager she didn't even say hello! The beds are old and very uncomfortable, every time you are moving it making noise. The bad sheets didn't look spotless, the matters cover is discussing. I wouldn't recommend anyone to stay there...I don't even know how they can still be open.

3Thank Frenchy L
Wellington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2016

we stayed in a room that was small but manageable-the shower was small and a different shower head would be better. we paid £50 which was appropriate. Breakfast was served on cold plates-warming the plates is easy enough to do......the beans were close to cold...the menu was typed on a piece of paper inside of a plastic slip folded up...

Thank Steph M
Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2016

just spent a night at the Alderlea guest house, Oban. Room was clean and homely. Good facilities, friendly and helpful staff. Good breakfast. Would recommend this bb for a short break. Had a nice meal at the Cuin Mohr restaurant on the main street. Food excellent and good sevice

Thank hollyk17

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Additional Information about Alderlea Guesthouse

Address: Alderlea Dunollie Road, Oban PA34 5PJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: $62 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“don't stay here!”
 of 5 bubbles 343katrinav, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed to a room facing the main road. It may be noisy if you are planning to wake up late.”
 of 5 bubbles figanm, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“close to town centre, within walking distance”
 of 5 bubbles hollyk17, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“If you have large suitcases, a room on a lower floor is preferable. Navigating them up a spiral staircase isn't the easiest thing to do.”
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 of 5 bubbles jaxiipoo, 20 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Top floor was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 498brianj, 12 Jul 2015 | Read review
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