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London
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Overall, very friendly - good food and clean. Rooms are small but they are clean and you have access to a lounge, papers and a bar. Good place to stop before going further North. Very fluffy white bath towels which are great after a shower!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 June 2015

The hotel staff are very nice people, very helpful and friendly. The location is great, near Oban, and there is a nice garden. The breakfast is good and the dinner menu was varied with delicious food.

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Lovely family owned hotel. I've seen some complaints about smallish room and spotty wifi but I generally don't spend my vacations in my room on my computer so it wasn't an issue for. Food was exceptional btw

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glasgow
Reviewed 17 June 2015

very nice staff, friendly and supportive, Nice breakfast, dinner served in room. Bar needs some refurbishment. Overall it's nice but bit expensive. Beds should have actual kings or double , not twin beds joined together.

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Renfrew, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Our 3rd stay here. Love it. Peaceful, clean rooms, lovely food and fabulous friendly service. Well worth a stay for any occasion 😀. Countryside is stunning here and handy for visiting oban and all the surrounding attractions.

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Ilkley
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Good service, the room was very comfortable although noise could be heard in neighbouring rooms from the bathroom, could do with better insulation. Very good restaurant. Loved the smoked trout. Good location and very helpful friendly staff. Very good value, would stay again when next in the area.

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Reviewed 9 June 2015

We booked last minute and unlike many other Inns, B&B's and hotels, they did not gauge! Their rates were their norm and the service exceptional. Beautiful people and environment! Highly recommend this space. They are still updating the common areas, but they appropriately, in my opinion, updated the rooms first. Very comfortable and charming!

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2015

This was a return visit. It's a skill to maintain high standards, but this family-owned hotel pulls it off with its consistently warm welcome and excellent service. The problem with Brander Lodge is its delicious menu; the kind that makes you want to try everything, and then come back to sample more. The relaxed and friendly atmosphere is the perfect...

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erskine
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Great hotel,good staff.had one of the best steaks I have had in a long time,food a1. Very cosy will definitely be back.good location,nice grounds.loved it.good base to explore sights around area.rooms are good,electric shower very powerful just what was needed after a day soaked fishing.nice little touches as well made it a good short break.plenty of room for parking as...

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Easingwold, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 June 2015

A thoroughly recommendable hotel. Friendly and efficient staff, good food, comfortable, recently renewed rooms. Will definitely stop again en route to the isles. Family run, could not be more helpful. Efficient. Good choice in the restaurant, well prepared.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have now reached 3 star rating with the completion of the new ensuites. Warm, welcome, friendly hospitality is offered in this family owned and operated country Hotel & Bistro quietly set in three and a half acres of landscaped gardens in the shadows of Ben Cruachan at the mouth of the historic Brander Pass. We have 21 rooms all en-suite compiling a combination of singles, twins, doubles and two, two roomed family rooms. The Hotel has an ongoing refurbishment program and will be carrying out further upgrading of facilities late Winter early Spring 2015/16 as business permits, with minimal disruption to guests as it shall be completed in closed off stages. Our Menu offers freshly prepared and locally sourced food where possible and portions are generous with a more homely nature, wholesome and hearty. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Brander Lodge Hotel & Bistro

Address: Bridge of Awe A85 | Near Taynuilt, Oban, Taynuilt PA35 1HT, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Taynuilt
Price Range: $186 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Brander Lodge Hotel & Bistro 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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