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Achaban House

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Aberdeen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted a place to stay on Mull close to stunning beaches and varied wildlife and we picked Achaban House after seeing their amazing wildlife photos on facebook. The old manse has a lot of charm, and has been revitalised with renovations over the winter months by the owners. Nothing was too much trouble for Matt and Rachel in helping...

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Banbury, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

Comfortable clean Victorian BnB, very peaceful place, hostess Gillian is a very warm and interesting lady. We loved her. Within walking distance to Iona ferry and Ninth Wave restaurant. Breakfast was lovely too. Highly recommend a visit!

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1Thank Fab R
Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2014

We spent a weekend here in order to get to the Ninth Wave restaurant. Weather fabulous so we got to Staffa, Iona and explored the Ross of Mull. The cottage sleeps four, and it larger than it looks on the photographs. Comfortable and perfect for relaxing after a day out. Lots of hot water! Kitchen well equipped....would have loved to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2014

We had recently read "Four Ducks on a Pond" which was written by the novelist Annabel Carothers from the perspective of her cat Nicholas. It describes life on the Isle of Mull during one year in the early 1950s. It was a charming book about the family who lived in Achaban House. After a little research on the internet, we...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 May 2014

My initial impression was of quite an austere house—it’s an old manse—but it’s rather comfortable, and charming. Gillian Morley was welcoming, hospitable and accommodating. (We were initially the only guests, and she offered us our choice of room.) We particularly welcomed the fire being set for us in the lounge at the end of a particularly dreich day. Lovely breakfasts...

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Homestead, Florida
Reviewed 6 July 2012

Just booked another stay at this house. So very glad Gill had space for us, because I wouldn't want to go to Mull and stay anywhere else. House is lovely, breakfast is great.

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1Thank William M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2011

Stayed one night en route to visit cousin on Iona. Gillian Morley was exremely hospitable and welcoming with the right balance between being helpful and unobtrusive. The location is ideal for the ferry to Iona and also to the facilities at Fionnphort. The house itself is full of history and character with a nice feel to it. I read a...

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largs
Reviewed 14 July 2011

stayed in june of this year for 3 nights...Mrs Morley was very hospitable and contrary to a review i read there was no problem wih us bringing our dog!....rooms were very clean which is important! breakfast was excellent and the location was very peaceful! overall we really enjoyed our time there..the only downside was it was quite cold for my...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2010

This is probably a good place to stay if you are a couple without dogs or kids, or perhaps a family with children old enough to be neat and tidy. Owners are VERY house-proud. Not a bad thing on the face of it - our bedroom was absolutely spotless and immaculate, and had everything needed for a short break (apart...

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 19 August 2010

The owners here seemed to have an unhappy demeanour which contributed to our low score on service. If you like the smell of wet dog permeating the premises then this is the place for you. The rooms are basic with no hairdriers or tv although they do have tea making facilites. The breakfasts were decent. We would return to this...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Achaban House has a lovely setting within 6 acres of grassland and woodland, one mile from Fionnphort in the beautiful Ross of Mull where the ferry leaves for Iona Bedrooms are ensuite or with a private bathroom, accommodating 14 guests. The House is under new ownership and has a self-catering kitchen available for guests use, with a spacious sitting room and dining room. There is a drying room, laundry service, cycle storage and space on site for cars and kayaks. We are the perfect accommodation for anyone interested in the outdoors and wildlife and welcome groups, couples, individuals and families. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Achaban House

Address: Fionnphort | Isle of Mull, Fionnphort PA66 6BL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Isle of Mull > Fionnphort
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Achaban House Fionnphort, Isle Of Mull, Scotland
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“I'm sure all the rooms are equally good.”
vegetariantraveller, 28 Jun 2014 | Read review
“I've stayed in all the rooms and like them all!”
WilliamM169, 6 Jul 2012 | Read review
“maybe a television in bedrooms”
julielargs, 14 Jul 2011 | Read review
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