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Ardoran House

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20/05/2017 21/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I want to tell you it's really horrible so you won't go and then I will be able to book in again and have the place all to myself ..... but it is one of the most fabulous places I have ever been - hence a return visit for a longer stay! The rooms are furnished with care and attention...

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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Luxury , style, gentility and panache. Gorgeous room, entertaining host, Absolutely tip top breakfast. They will even pick you up from the ferry. This is an oasis of indulgence and casual chic. I want to live here like one of those grand dames who retires to a cruise ship.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Have to say this has to be the best by far bed and breakfast on the whole of Iona. The rooms are huge and we were made to feel right at home from the minute we arrived till the minute we left. The house is lovely and with views to die for specially from the hot tub 😉 Please if...

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1Thank Philipmckinney
Isles of Scilly
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The perfect place to relax and feel pampered. Richard will make you feel very welcome at Adoran House. We were invited to join Richard for a glass of wine in the evening and we found Richard to be a wonderful host with amusing anecdotes and also very informative about Iona. This is a very spacious place and the attention to...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Perfect bed and breakfast accommodation. Richard was the perfect host, everywhere very clean and fitted out with everything you could possibly need. Ardoran very convenient for the ferry right on the coast with wonderful views.

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1Thank Christine D
Paisley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Following a mix up over ferry timetables we arrived on Iona in a very dreach state. Thankfully our host (the delightful Richard) offered us the use of the tumble dryer. The room was delightful, the facilities excellent and we especially appreciated Richard's "be quiet seagulls" dance, allowing us a lie in on the Sunday. Reminiscing about the Herb Garden whilst...

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1Thank Patrick D
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Our visit to this magical island, last weekend, was all too short. We were very fortunate to stay in this absolutely beautiful and peaceful haven. Thank you, Richard, for your kindness, care, yummy tea and scones and equally yummy breakfasts. We had the added pleasure of enjoying good wine and conversation with both you and your guest from Santa Barbara....

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2Thank WeeBari
Rome, Italy
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Myself and my partner were picked up from the Ferry On arrival we were met by Richard A warm welcome a wonderful room and a hot tub . Richard-served us wine while we relaxed in the hot tub Room immaculate clean comfortable and sheer luxury The wonderful hospitality the warmth and careful eye for detail makes this bed and breakfast...

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1Thank dowjow
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We arrived early evening on Iona on a rather wet Friday - the rain was coming down heavy as we got off the ferry! Thankfully, we were rescued from the deluge by Ailidh (John & Ailidh are the generous and lovely owners of Ardoran House who provided transport to our first dining experience at Martyr's Bay Restaurant .. super service...

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2Thank Stella M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Having loved two previous visits to Ardoran House and the restfulness of the Isle of Iona as a solo guest, I was over the moon to be returning with my husband - a surprise trip booked by him for our wedding anniversary. I have raved about the kind and thoughtful touches by Richard who runs Ardoran and also about the...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spacious lounge and conservatory for guest use at anytime. Hot tub and sauna for guest use. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ardoran House

Address: PA76 6SP, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Iona
Price Range: $301 - $313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ardoran House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“We loved our room at the front of the house”
KathyS13, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms overlook the Sound and Mull: beautiful. Back rooms overlook the hillside of Iona: beautiful! Both have their charms.”
Jacob_Verduijn, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Twin room number five faces the sea”
  • View out front living room window
PamF869, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at front (2nd floor) have view across the sound; back rooms have hillside view.”
Bassplayer13, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with a skylight if you might be there when the weather is warm. Other than that all the rooms are great!”
marciam206, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
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