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Ayr, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2013

My family & l stayed loved our stay here. The owners were friendly & welcoming. The house is perfectly situated with great views over the loch to Inveraray. Our room (Ferguson with double bedroom & adjoining twin) was excellent - spotlessly clean & beautifully decorated. Breakfast was delicious, including Jenifer's homemade yoghurt & the packed lunches she made up for... More 

Thank CRM,Scotland
Dumfries, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2013

We had a wonderful two night stay at Thistle House Guest House in the MacPherson room. Our room was clean and comfortable with wonderful views of the loch. Alistair and Jenifer and their team were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was plentiful, setting us up for the day. The location of Thistle House Guest House was great for us as it... More 

Thank DavJenScott
Watford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 July 2013

Stayed at Thistle House for 3 nights in early July. Jenifer, our host, was so warm and inviting, and the room was beautiful and comfortable. It was the best night sleep! Our room overlooked the loch and I was lucky enough to see a seal from my window late one afternoon. It is quite out of the way, and our... More 

Thank Kim C
London, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 July 2013

We had a lovely stay (only one night) at Thistle House. The house is located just in front of the gorgeous Loch, vis a vis Inveraray Castle - very nice! Our room (on the top floor) was cosy, spotless, with a seemingly newly refurbished bathroom. Breakfast was delicious and generous! Also, I have to mention that we had a very... More 

Thank Vanessa L
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Reviewed 19 June 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights. Great views and comfy room. Breakfast was soooooo good. Location fine if you don't mind driving. Very welcoming hosts. Plenty to see and do around Loch Fyne, would advise eating at Inver Cottage and visiting The George at Inverary.

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Arlington, Virginia USA
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45 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2013

My wife and I stayed here for 4 nights and can heartily recommend it. The hosts are marvelous, the room (Lamont) was spacious and in tip-top shape, and breakfast options were varied and high-quality (products are locally-sourced whenever possible, including Jenifer's home-made yogurt). The lounge is very inviting with its comfortable seating and wood fire. The view across Loch Fyne... More 

Thank Ras15
Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2013

We spent only a night en route from Loch Lomond to the West. This B&B situated on the shores of Loch Fyne has glorious views of the loch and beyond to Inverary. Seems isolated but if you're already in the Highlands, this is bliss. It has a very cosy living room (with a nice warm fire on in the freplace)... More 

Thank Kriskross18
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 June 2013

From the beautiful setting to the cozy and inviting rooms, to the service of the wonderful hosts - everything was perfect at this B&B and I would definitely recommend it to anyone. An extra plus for me was that the hosts insisted on carrying my mother's luggage up to her room and back to the car, a service that we... More 

Thank Fuchsila
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2013

On the shore on Loch Fyne opposite Inveraray. This lovely old Scottish home has been well kept, is well appointed and has a beautiful outlook. Although the closest restaurant is a 5 minute drive, the experience of staying at this guest house is worth it, plus Jennifer & Alistair were extremely good hosts. Breakfast was outstanding.

Thank sjmortons
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125 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2013

The Thistle house is a lovely B&B. My husband and I stayed here for one night on our way to Islay. The location is very picturesque and the bed and breakfast fits right in. Each room is named after a different Scottish Clan and was nicely decorated. Jennifer was a lot of fun and we really enjoyed our stay. The... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thistle House sits on the shores of Loch Fyne in the small village of St Catherines. Many of our bedrooms overlook the loch over to Inveraray and its castle. We are perfectly situated on the west coast of Scotland to enjoy the wonderful Cowal Peninsula and many west coast islands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thistle House Guest House

Address: St Catherines | Inverary, Cairndow PA25 8AZ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Cairndow
Price Range: $141 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Thistle House Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“The extra for a room overlooking the lock was worth while. A large room with excellent facilities.”
 of 5 bubbles martinbO5762RR, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Each room is decorated differently. The rooms facing the loch have a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles 673pamb673, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room facing the loch”
 of 5 bubbles tahitibluemg, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The two bedrooms at the front of the house overlooking the Loch.”
 of 5 bubbles Vacationviews, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Campbell which is a deluxe, two floors up (top) but with great views through the little attic window,”
 of 5 bubbles Keefster37, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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