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Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Ideally located for a visit to Oban, within walking distance to downtown and ferries. The owners were very friendly and helpful, and were able to offer on-site parking. The room was spacious with an en-suite and was spotlessly clean: the bed was comfortable. All breakfasts were of excellent quality.

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Thank 972norman
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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We rented a room for three nights and found this guesthouse to be a great landing place for our day trips. It is within minutes of and convenient to downtown Oban and the coast, and the breakfast was a great way to start the day. The hosts were very hospitable and accommodating. We would definitely stay here again.

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Thank Joy S
Victoria
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

My wife and I stayed here for 1 night. Our room was clean and comfortable and the proprietors gracious and helpful. While we didn't avail ourselves of the cooked breakfast (we've eaten a LOT of Scottish breakfasts the last couple of weeks) the continental breakfast was very nice and the cooked food that others were eating looked great. I would... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Sandvilla for two nights in September 2016. Rooms were extremely clean and very cozy. Josephine and Robert were extremely helpful with restaurant recommendations (Eeusk was super) and tours of the islands of Staffa and Iona. The breakfast was cooked to order and terrific – they worked with my wife's food allergies and we're very flexible. They even... More 

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Hopeman, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

As above, thoroughly excellent weekend with friends in Oban, Robert and Josephine helped ensure we had a fantastic stay at the Sandvilla Guest House, they could not have been more helpful and the breakfasts were to die for. We will definitely return in the near future.

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Thank TheBrownBear
Sandvilla01, Owner at Sandvilla Guest House, responded to this review

It was lovely to meet all of you and we were glad to be part of your visit back to Oban after all these years! We definitely hope to see you all again soon, thank you for your lovely words, Josephine and Robert More 

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

stayed at the bb for 2 nights clean rooms comfy bed and good breakfast , reasonably priced . only problem parking can be an issue the bb has room for 4 car at the rear of the property up a narrow little lane. otherwise on street parking with meters, would recommend a stay here

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Thank Ian L
Sandvilla01, Owner at Sandvilla Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Ian, It's good to know you enjoyed most of the facilities we offer here at Sandvilla. It's disappointing that you thought the parking was a problem as you were able to benefit both days from the free parking we offer. Our car park is at the rear of the house and easily accessible, however if you feel uncomfortable with... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The rooms are lovely, exceptionally clean and spacious. The breakfast is absolutely lovely, fantastic coffee, all in all very relaxed and accommodating hosts, leave you to relax and enjoy their home and town. Literally minutes walk from the harbour, shops and bars but very quiet and peaceful at night. Great location. Would recommend to anyone!!

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Thank Sophie W
Sandvilla01, Owner at Sandvilla Guest House, responded to this review

Sophie, it was lovely to meet both of you, thank you for your lovely comments. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday here on the west coast and would be delighted to see you again if you are up this way, thank you , Josephine and Robert. More 

Lancs England
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Could not fault the hospitality of Josephine and Robert. A very warm welcome awaited us as did a beautiful, comfortable, spotless room. We went on a very early boat trip one day and Josephine made us a delicious packed breakfast. The home cooked full breakfast was amazing and fills you up till tea time. All cooked fresh to order and... More 

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Thank kyachops
Sandvilla01, Owner at Sandvilla Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments, both about our house and our town Oban. We were delighted to meet you both, such a happy couple 😃! It's good to get positive feedback and to know that if you are ever this way again you will give us a shout, thanks again, Josephine and Robert. More 

Seattle area
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

This was a nice place to stay for our visit to Oban, a beautiful Scottish port as part of our whisky tour. The family who runs the place was nice and accommodating, and helpful with directions and our stay while we were there. The room at the top of the stairs was comfortable, clean and quiet with character. We were... More 

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Thank JediSushiChef
Sandvilla01, Owner at Sandvilla Guest House, responded to this review

We are happy or hear that overall you enjoyed your stay with us here at Sandvilla. We would like to take this opportunity to answer your questions and recommendations. Parking - during your two day stay with us you enjoyed free parking throughout. Our local council charge for on-street parking via parking meters, we can only surmise from your comments... More 

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Reviewed 11 August 2016

We arrived on Friday afternoon (5th Aug) for our daughter's wedding.Josephine & Robert were very friendly & welcoming.. Their guesthouse is lovely,great size rooms. The whole house is very clean & comfortable .As for the breakfast a very delicious & a great choice on offer. We will stay there again when we next visit Oban. Would highly recommend Sandvilla Guesthouse... More 

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Sandvilla01, Owner at Sandvilla Guest House, responded to this review

Shirley, it was a pleasure to accommodate both yourself and your family at such a lovely time for all of you. We are happy you enjoyed what Sandvilla had to offer, shame we couldn't have done something better with the weather for your special day 😊. Hopefully see you all again sometime, thank you for your great comments, Josephine and... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sandvilla Guest House is situated just a two minute walk to Oban Town Centre. We are within walking distance of both the train and the bus station and offer our guests free off-street parking for up to 4 cars.. All our rooms are newly decorated with flat screen televisions and tea/coffee making facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandvilla Guest House

Address: Sand Villa 4 Strathaven Terrace Breadalbane Street | Breadalbane Street, Oban PA34 5PE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Number of rooms: 5
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“Ask about wifi connection and breakfast window.”
 of 5 bubbles JediSushiChef, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms very good.”
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“Not top floor rooms if you need Wifi !”
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“A very quiet location.”
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