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“Truly stunning”
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Review of Cnocaruan Sea View

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Excellent
54 reviews
Nothing between you & the water
Fishing Deck
West Coast sunsets
Watch the wild life from your easy chair
Patio doors out onto the deck
Comfy leather suite
Fully equipped dining kitchen
New addition; fishing deck right at the water's edge
The resident otter having her breakfast just off the new deck
Perfect for a sundowner!
Super King size bedroom
Twin room can be made up as another king size
Sea View Shower
Entrance Porch with lots of storage
The Falls of Lora in full flow
Ample off street parking available
Another stunning sunset
Surroundings
Watch the canoeists come & play in the Falls
Best views of the Falls
Set amongst amazing scenery
Magnificent Loch Etive
Oban Bay
Colourful Tobermory on the Isle of Mull
Stunning Glencoe is just a 30 minute drive away
Meet the locals
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

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fridgetra...
newcastle
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Truly stunning”
Reviewed 3 May 2017 for a stay in April 2017

we loved everything about our stay. The house is comfortable and tasteful on the inside and as for the outside .....a truly stunning location. When we could tear ourselves away from watching the ever changing tides and wildlife and admiring the bridge we enjoyed the opportunity to explore the area by foot and public transport , only using the car once during our one week stay. We particularly enjoyed the drover trail walk to Oban, the nearby black lochs walk and the trip to mull as a foot passenger using the train, ferry and bus allowing us a perspective often lost when travelling by car.The train from connel to Oban takes just over ten minutes and only costs a few pounds return ...we were well pleased. Plenty of places to eat out and enjoy local seafood delicacies nearby. The finale to our week was finally having waited all week to spot the star attraction we were able to watch two otters for several minutes just below the window....magical. Finally we must mention the a wonderful hosts Gabriella and George, friendly and welcoming without being intrusive. We try to stay in a different waterfront location every Easter but will find it very difficult not to return to Cnocaruan very soon.

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Management Response
14 May 2017
Dear Mandi & Derek,
It gives us immense pleasure to see our guests enjoying our spot as much as we do. We are very privileged with our view and lovely scenery. It was lovely having you to stay and we look forward to your return visit to Argyll.
All the very best from us 2.
Gabriella & George
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Gill B
tranent
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Wow just breathtaking”
Reviewed 12 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

The cottage is spotlessly, clean with spectacular views of The Falls of Lora, just sitting on Fishing deck right at the water's edge was breath-taking I even had a lovely sighting of the otter !! The location of the house is perfect and isolated with beautiful views all around so peaceful yet not too far from shops etc It is very quiet and relaxing. The cottage has good internet and a lovely flat screen T.V. which is not shown in the photo on the web site, a good kitchen with modern appliances and lots of extra touches. The washing machine is in the hall way which is shared with the owners as the cottage is part of the owner’s house. There is a tumble dryer you can use in the shed just ask the owners. There was plenty of washing/dishwasher tablets and toilet rolls so no need to bring your own. We had a great week here and would be happy to return the owners were very helpful and welcoming. Everything you would need for a lovely restful time

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
24 Apr 2017
Dear Gill & family,
Thank you very much taking the time to post a review. We are pleased you enjoyed the cottage and the area so much. We try to equip the house with all the things we would like when we are away for a break. Hope to see you next time with your men. All the very best for now.
Gabriella & George
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newenglan...
Boston
Level 6 Contributor
227 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
“Amazing Views”
Reviewed 21 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017

The views of the bridge, the waterfalls and whirlpools were amazing. We enjoyed watching the seals, sea birds as well as the birds at the many bird feeders. The weather was not nice enough for us to make use of the outside seating and chiminea but it looks nice. The location was close to Oban. We also walked to the village shop in Conell. The cottage was spotless. The kitchen was well stocked. The stove had a fan assisted oven.
There is parking in the drive which was a bit tricky as it is shared with owners and there is a blind drive. There is a mirror but it is still difficult to see going in and out of the drive.
We chose this cottage over others because it listed Wi-Fi as an amenity. There appears to be no router in the cottage. It was extremely frustrating as we lost the Wi-Fi connection almost constantly. Our phones do not work in the UK and the only way for family and work to reach us was through Wi-Fi so this was a huge inconvenience. It should not be listed as an amenity if it is not readily available.

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ronhand
Warrington, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fabulous home from home with benefits”
Reviewed 11 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Great location for exploring the West Coast. The house has everything you need and more with great views over the water. Gabriella and George are perfect hosts who leave you to your own devices but always available to help when needed. We will definitely return!

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Management Response
12 Mar 2017
Dear Jan & Ron,
Glad you enjoyed your short break and exploring lovely Argyll. Thank you very much for your review and we look forward to your next visit when hopefully you can make your trip over to Mull yet!
Regards,
Gabriella & George
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seansmith...
Livingston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Weekend in Connel”
Reviewed 3 March 2017 for a stay in February 2017

After searching for a weekend cottage near Oban, we found Cnocaruan Sea View.. Every review we read was favourable and described it as a lovely cottage with wonderful views in a stunning location..
It didn't disappoint, it was everything we wanted and more. My family and I have spent many weekends and Easter breaks in this part of country and this cottage is without doubt the nicest we have stayed in..
It's just home from home and Gabriella and George ensure the warmest of welcomes and the most comfortable of stays.. We will be back....

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Management Response
5 Mar 2017
Hello Sean & family,
You are most welcome. Looking forward to seeing you again and maybe next time you'll more successful with the fishing!
Bye for now
Gabriella & George
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