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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2014

really clean good view from room couple who run this b and b could not do enough for us ,very enjoyable stay will return in future good value for money got to say oban is small but amazing very friendly place to visit

Thank davieandlorna
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64 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2014

My friend and I spent a lovely weekend at the Lorne View in Oban and we would highly recommend this accommodation. We stayed in Room 2 which is on the top floor of the B&B and has lovely views over Oban Bay. The room was lovely, tastefully furnished and had en-suite facilities. An excellent variety of other sundry items were... More 

Thank ladyh83
Lille, France
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48 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2013

It was a litlle bit disappointing to not meet anybody in this wonderful hotel...key in the entrance, breakfast indication in a poster (The breakfast is in a coffee at 5mn down more in the city center and really it's really worth to go til there!) so a little bit impersonal....we didn't even know where to pay.... But the room was... More 

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Perth, Australia
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2013

The host appeared quite disinterested in the care of her guests. I booked a double and got a twin without contact beforehand to see if this was OK. There was no one to greet me so what were the parking arrangements? I am a senior and the place is OK for mountain goats not me -try getting back from the... More 

Thank Azzari
Prague, Czech Republic
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 August 2013

We really enjoyed the town of Oban and the stay in Lorne View was one of the pleasures. The place is tastefully and functionally furbished. The shared bathroom is big clean and pretty. The breakfast is not in the building but it was not difficult to find Carolyn´s Cafe two minutes away. We liked the style and atmosphere in obviously... More 

Thank Michaela S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 August 2013 via mobile

The twist is you have to career down a steep hill to get to the cafe for your breakfast. A taxi from the pier is a must also. Top steep a hill to carry bags up. Grand views though. At 30 pppn it does seem at tad over priced. Especially as the hotel I stayed in in Glasgow was around... More 

Thank Buchally
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 12 July 2013 via mobile

A nice place to live on for a couple of days. Caroline, the owner is easy to speak with and no problem to get help from. Breakfast at Carolines Café is realy good. You can get takeaways for your daytrip too. You can also have lunch and dinner here. I can recommend this place.

Thank gorangoransson
Munich, Germany
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2013

We spent our first night in Scotland in one of the smaller rooms of the Lorne View B&B. Apart from space (which was not that much of an issue for us), we had a great experience. The view was awesome, furnishings looked new, the bed was comfortable and the included breakfast in the nearby Café was also very good.

Thank Daniel S
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 20 May 2013

We stumbled on this sweet B&B accidentally on our way up to the tower. The B&B we'd tried to stop at was closed (though the sign said open). Carolyn cheerfully accommodated us in a clean, friendly room with a tiny, functional en suite bathroom (we want to adapt that sliding door for our home!). Great view out over Oban harbor... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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44 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2013

A neat little b&b above the town with very nice views, tiny but effective bathroom, and a friendly black cat. Breakfast is in the town at Carolyn's Cafe. Reasonably priced, entirely comfortable, would stay there again.

Thank Burnabonian57

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lorne View is a traditional town house situated high above Oban Town on the west coast of Scotland and enjoys stunning views across the harbour and bay to the isles of Kerrera and Mull.Rab and Carolyn have recently bought this lovely house, and have refurbished this lovely family home to a very comfortable and welcoming Scottish bed and breakfast. Please note that we no longer offer a full breakfast but a self service continental breakfast is available in our kitchen. We no longer own carolynscafe but if you'd like a full Scottish breakfast you will get a 10% discount there. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lorne View

Address: Ardconnel Road, Oban PA34 5DW, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Lorne View Oban, Scotland
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“Twin room up the top of the stairs on the left was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles LeL69, 5 May 2015 | Read review
“Make sure to get a room with a view”
 of 5 bubbles 158gunnarl, 29 Jul 2014 | Read review
“We had the 1st floor family suite and the view was just amazing!”
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 of 5 bubbles alicea857, 3 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Go elsewhere”
 of 5 bubbles Azzari, 1 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Make sure it has a view”
 of 5 bubbles cuthy54, 27 Jun 2012 | Read review
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