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    The Brander Lodge Hotel & Bistro

    Bridge of Awe A85 | Near Taynuilt, Oban, Taynuilt PA35 1HT, Scotland
    011 44 141 280 5443
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    • Excellent66%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 6 August 2015

    The hotel is very nicely located, and the staff is kind and helpfull. Dinner and breakfast were of high quality. The hotel itself needs some "refreshing" as looks rather old outside and inside. The rooms were small, with very little space to move.More

    Thank Jo_plus_family
    Response from David K, Owner at The Brander Lodge Hotel & BistroResponded 24 September 2015

    Thank you for the review, we are glad you enjoyed the location, service and food. The general state of the premises is in the process of full refurbishment and extension of facilities which will be done this coming winter. We have a choice of room...More

    Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

    Excellent stay - would have rated it 5 but our room was very small - nowhere to put anything and the bathroom door wouldn't open fully because the bed was in the way. But have to say that's a minor complaint, the room was clean...More

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    Response from David K, Owner at The Brander Lodge Hotel & BistroResponded 24 September 2015

    Thanks for taking the time to review your stay it is much appreciated. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay including the meal and the service young Stewart offered you. We have a small but keen staff and the young ones enjoy the learning...More

    Reviewed 31 July 2015

    The travel agent had made a mistake in the reservation, so we arrived two days later at the Brander Lodge than expected. David, owner of the Brander Lodge, helped us out and found another place for us to stay in 15 minutes. Great help !More

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    Response from David K, Owner at The Brander Lodge Hotel & BistroResponded 24 September 2015

    Sorry that we could not accommodate but so glad I could assist in finding you alternative accommodation. Hopefully you may travel to Scotland again as there is so much to see in this beautiful country and our venue could be included in your itinery next...More

    Reviewed 31 July 2015

    We were in the Chalet and realy happy about our decission for this Hotel and the Chalet. We felt well from the first step into this accomodation. The chalet is fitted with all needed things for a short and long stay. Even a high quality...More

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    Response from David K, Owner at The Brander Lodge Hotel & BistroResponded 24 September 2015

    Thank you for choosing our Garden Chalet for your stay and reviewing your stay so positively. I am glad you enjoyed it and thank you for the review. Kind regards David

    Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

    This family run hotel is friendly, homely, relaxed with great lawns for kids to run around. There are games (and books) in the common areas which we enjoyed playing whilst having refreshment waiting for our dinner. The staff are like extended family that make you...More

    Thank Sara B
    Response from David K, Owner at The Brander Lodge Hotel & BistroResponded 24 September 2015

    Sorry it has taken so long to acknowledge your review. We are delighted you had such an enjoyable stay with us and appreciated our close knit extended family and the atmosphere the team create. We love the warm fuzzies and casual comfort that we offer...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$143 - US$228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 21
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    Response from David K | Property representative |
    Sadly not dining internally that I know of. The issue is the amount of dogs being transported around and other guests that object to them. No one's dog is the only dog and often there will be a dog that doesn't accept... More
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    "Check size of rooms for stays longer than 1 night."
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    "Rooms are on ground and 1st floor - don't think there is a lift"
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    "ground floor rooms are doubles with french windows to own terrace"
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    "Higher floor have twins and ground large beds with patio doors. There is a separate large chalet in the..."
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