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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We don't usually do reviews but having stayed at Carol and Paul's lovely home for the last 10 years, sometimes twice a year, we felt it was high time we did. Firstly we would like to say how welcoming Carol and Paul are whenever we stay. As soon as you walk through the door of Alltavona House it feels like...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really great place. Better than anywhere else weve stayed in Oban and have been to many of them now. Room was beautifully decorated and exceptionally clean. All the furnishings and linen were very high quality and crisp like new. The breakfast was superb. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed at the Altanova Guest House in Oban in February this year over the Scottish school holiday break with my family (hubby and 2 children aged 11 and 12). The location of the guest house isn't in the centre but just an easy 5-10 min walk from the busier area and harbour. Nice enough guest house at first site...

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CarolAHarris, Owner at Alltavona Guest House, responded to this review

First of all, I would like to thank you for leaving your feedback, as any comments is good to take in order to improve. We always try to accommodate guests needs and when you arrived a day late for your reservation and four house before check in,no problem. Would have been nice to have been informed but as we had...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place and we have stayed here twice before. We had the room that is in the main photograph in browns and greens. Very tastefully done. Comfy bed, nice big bath with plenty of hot water. The most wonderful thing is waking in the morning, drawing back the curtains and marvelling at the wonderful view. We sat...

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CarolAHarris, Owner at Alltavona Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a great review and enjoyed having you stay with us again. Nice to chat regarding holiday and your recommendations. We take all comment received and note the tap water, we though we would try this to see how it was received, maybe another bottle of bottled water is a good idea....

nhill
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Once again stayed at this wee gem of a place and once again it didn't disappoint the décor and cleanliness were superb and real value for money cannot be beaten for location or the friendliness of Carol and paul also staff highly recommend this place as for me it's the best stay in the highlands

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CarolAHarris, Owner at Alltavona Guest House, responded to this review

Nice to have you both back to stay and really pleased you enjoyed your stay. We are looking forward to your return to see your room which has been totally refurbished. Pleased you approve of the wallpaper we showed you on your last visit. Its so nice to have guests who become good friends. See you both again soon. Carol...

Cockermouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We loved this place, what a gem. Carol and Paul are really lovely very freindly, very warm and welcoming. The house is directly on the front, overlooking the bay. Very comfortable room, comfy bed, small loo, and small shower. Breakfast was a real treat, fruit, cereal, porridge, and full breakfast. The house is lovely, and beautifully decorated. We liked the...

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CarolAHarris, Owner at Alltavona Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave feed back which we is very helpful and great. Glad you enjoyed the whiskey and sherry and your trip to Mull. We are pleased you enjoyed staying with us and try hard to make your guests feel welcome and enjoy their stay. Hope you see you again soon.

Scottish Borders
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Great location, ask for sea view and you won't be disappointed. Lovely place and people,. Breakfast was lovely, plenty choice, only disappointment was we could only stay one night. Definitely be back.

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CarolAHarris, Owner at Alltavona Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review and pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We to make all our guest feel welcome and enjoy their stay with us. Hope to see you again and you are able to stay longer. Carol & Paul

California
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I had a lovely stay here with my good friend. The location is right along the water so you get a beautiful view. The hosts are very friendly and helpful. Our room was just as I expected it to be, cute, quaint and cozy. The beds were SO comfortable and I loved the decor in the bathroom. I only had...

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CarolAHarris, Owner at Alltavona Guest House, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and that you enjoyed the chocolate waffle for breakfast. We offer a different special each day with our breakfast menu and the waffles seem to be a great success. We would love to welcome you back to try our different specials and the lovely view from our rooms. Carol & Paul

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Carol and Paul and their staff are such wonderful people. They take great care of their place and do everything to ensure your visit is a pleasant one. Our room had a fantastic seaside view and the walk into the town center along seaside was roughly a 1/2 mile, just about right to get the appetite whetted or burn off...

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CarolAHarris, Owner at Alltavona Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a great review and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We enjoyed having you stay with us and hope you will return soon.

Louth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The hotel is lovely with a brilliant view (well worth taking a room with a view!). We were comfortable, welcomed and very happy with our holiday. Carol and Paul were very friendly and great hosts. Hope to go back one day.

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CarolAHarris, Owner at Alltavona Guest House, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed staying with us and welcome you back. Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Alltavona House is situated on Oban's select Corran esplanade overlooking Oban Bay and the surrounding Islands. Alltavona is a family run guest house famed for its warm and friendly atmosphere. Guests arriving at Alltavona for the first time, are immediately aware that this is a house of outstanding quality, where no effort has been spared to provide a level of elegance and refinement in keeping with its original character. Magnificent unobstructed views. Four star Visit Scotland Tourist Board Grading and Four star AA Grading. Ten minutes walk into town,queit location ,private parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alltavona Guest House

Address: Alltavona Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: €102 - €144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Alltavona Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Alltavona Guest House Oban, Scotland
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