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glasgow
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Our first floor room overlooked Lock 5 so for most of the day there were craft moving up and down the canal. Our rooms were very spacious and well-appointed; the staff very pleasant and helpful. The bar opened onto a conservatory on the ground floor with a super view.

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Reay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Very attractive, comfortable room, spotlessly clean with a view straight onto the canal. Wide choice of food for lunch/evening meals, portions were a little large for my taste but the kitchen was happy to omit sides if not wanted. Excellent breakfast , the scrambled egg has to be the best I've ever tasted, (The ladies certainly obliged ! ) Staff...

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Perth
Reviewed 30 June 2016

I booked and paid in advance for one night including breakfast via Booking.com. When I arrived on the Sunday afternoon, I was told how to reach my room (on the first floor with no lift), but there was no offer to take me up there, nor to help me with my suitcase, until I said fairly pointedly - "I'll just...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We arrived late afternoon and were welcomed by mine Hostess who gave all the info we would need for our stay. Bedroom very comfortable with ensuite bathroom just about same size as room ! Dinner menu + Specials board gave exceptionally good choices - difficult to choose ! Food was excellent - well cooked and nicely presented. Likewise breakfast was...

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1Thank Mags C
London
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We had often driven past this hotel and I always wanted to stay as it looks very inviting as it's very picturesque. However looks can be deceiving. To start with they didn't seem to want my booking. I phoned twice to make a reservation and twice they said they were too busy to book but would call me back. They...

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1Thank MM1s
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Everyone has to train and reinvest with staff, and this place makes me think, they have a real problem, someone has walked away and is not interested, its a lovely location, we visited last Sunday night, May Bank Holiday, a whim to see my mother and give her a treat, which we regretted. Menu has not changed in years, lines...

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1Thank Alistair W
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Having stayed at the Cairnbaan over many years we were looking forward to our visit. First impression was of an unkempt exterior.Receptionist was very friendly and helpful. We had up-graded to a larger room!! Room smelt stale and oppressive. We had an enjoyable dinner with relatives and the food was very good. Service by two very young men was lacking...

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Thank Granitecity29
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We stayed for three nights at the Cairnbaan Hotel in mid-May and found found the setting and the hotel to be a very good choice from which to explore the area. We had a very nice room that overlooked the canal and locks. The room was spotless and the bath was huge, with plenty of room to tuck our luggage...

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Thank Joan H
Alnwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

We booked a table for 8 in the restaurant as we were staying nearby. Nice place, excellent food but untrained staff. The young waiter and waitress (who tried hard) just had not got a clue. No idea what beers were available; did not provide spoons for the delicious mussel juice; could not find enough water jugs for the table; did...

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Thank Janet H
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This hotel is in a great location, right next to the Crinan Canal and a good base for touring the sights of Argyll. There's always a warm welcome and the rooms are very comfortable. The food is consistently good, with a wide menu, making the most of great local produce, particularly seafood. Highlights include the twice baked souffle for starter,...

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Cairnbaan Hotel

Address: Lock 5, approx halfway along Crinan Canal, Cairnbaan PA31 8SJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Cairnbaan
Price Range: ₹ 6,936 - ₹ 9,918 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cairnbaan Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“If you state you have mobility issues, the staff do their best to accommodate your needs”
461fia, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Check out the jewellry display in the bar.”
charlesandsarah, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“First floor”
muir39, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Front facing room for the best view, the staircase might be a little challenging for the less mobile.”
  • The Crinan Canal , Loch 5 from the window of the room.
925lizr, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Small hotel with all rooms overlooking the Crinan Canal so you can watch the boats going up and down the locks”
802magsc, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
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