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Maridon Guest House

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Dunuaran Road, Oban PA34 4NE Scotland
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#40 of 101 B&Bs / Inns in Oban
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
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Non-smoking hotel
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Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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scottishlassie64 wrote a review Oct 2020
Edinburgh, United Kingdom337 contributions101 helpful votes
We booked this guest house mainly for price, and were very happy with it, the bright blue colouring added a fun factor. Easy to find, and visible from McCaig's Tower! Very close to train station and to CalMac ferry port for anyone travelling to the islands, Free parking outside. The breakfast was lovely. Would have been tempted to score it a 5, but... only 2 negatives, we stayed during Covid, and in the dining room at breakfast, we we were the only 2 people wearing face coverings, despite it being the law in Scotland. I feel the owners should have enforced this. We saw a couple, and also 2 women enter, and not wear a face mask at any point. Also, in our room, the nest of tables had not been cleaned and had a sticky surface, which I had to clean myself with a disinfectant wipe before I could use it. (I only cleaned one of the 3) We were disappointed by this. In times of a virus, surely cleanliness should be tip top and a priority?
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Date of stay: October 2020
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EdInLad wrote a review Sep 2020
Edinburgh, United Kingdom10 contributions2 helpful votes
We arrived on a very wet day and received a warm welcome from James. After dropping our bags and heading for a wander we returned and found the TV didn’t work. James was onto it in no time and within half an hour returned with a brand new TV :) The breakfast was great value and delicious, rooms are comfortable and the guest house is a convenient and short walk into Oban. It was great value for money and very friendly and accommodating hosts. We’ll be back:)
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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travelbychoice wrote a review Nov 2019
SC183 contributions69 helpful votes
Please note that my review is colored by the disappointment of a cancelled trip to Isle of Iona because of high seas. We were 4 people in two rooms. This is truly a house. You enter the front door and proceed up the stairs with your luggage to your rooms. There is no true reception area, no public space for gathering. The bed rooms were clean but tiny. The bathrooms were more spacious and clean. Room temps were good. No loud noises. Breakfast is an additional charge and is served in the dining room area on the first floor. This would have been a great choice if our plans had not been cancelled for Iona. We ended up spending more time coming and going from Maridon that we thought. Parking is a strange nightmare. You park parallel to the front of the house with maybe 3 vehicles trying to get into the spaces.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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DM S wrote a review Aug 2019
Port Macquarie, Australia1,361 contributions354 helpful votes
This place is very well located - it's quiet, there is parking right outside the front and you can walk into town. It is very neat, clean and comfortable. Our welcome was pleasant too. We were not aware that this is a CASH ONLY place nor that breakfast was an extra £5 each.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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avrilp wrote a review Jul 2019
Rampton, United Kingdom72 contributions39 helpful votes
We only stayed here for one night but found everything to be very clean and nicely decorated, with a friendly and helpful owner. We were in the Suite which has a lovely, spacious sitting room with tea/coffee facilities and a small fridge. The bedroom is through from that with a spacious wardrobe area and an en suite bathroom, with full bath and shower over. As our ferry the next morning was very early we did not stay for breakfast. Would certainly recommend this place.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
US$37 - US$93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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maridon guest house hotel oban
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United KingdomScotlandArgyll and ButeOban
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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Frequently Asked Questions about Maridon Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to Maridon Guest House?
Nearby attractions include Pulpit Hill (0.2 km), Made in Argyll (0.4 km), and Oban Baptist Church (0.08 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Maridon Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Maridon Guest House?
Guests can enjoy a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Maridon Guest House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Maridon Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Food from Argyll at the Pier, Oban Seafood Hut, and Baab.
Is Maridon Guest House located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Oban.
Are there any historical sites close to Maridon Guest House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel (5.6 km) and Gylen Castle (5.9 km).