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The Old Cottage

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Premium bedding, individually decorated, individually furnished

Overview of The Old Cottage

The Old Cottage

3.5 out of 5

4.9/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationArduaine Garden4 min walk
  • Popular LocationClachan Bridge27 min drive
  • Popular LocationArdmaddy Wishing Tree38 min drive
  • AirportOban (OBN)46 min drive

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About this area


The Old Cottage is located in Oban. Carnasserie Castle and Carnasserie Castle are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Loch Awe and Arduaine Garden.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Arduaine Garden - 4 min walk
  • Carnasserie Castle - 18 min drive
  • Kilmartin Glen - 20 min drive
  • Clachan Bridge - 27 min drive
  • Ardmaddy Wishing Tree - 38 min drive

Getting around

  • Oban Station - 24 min drive


  • Jenny Wren Boat Charter - 4 min drive
  • Lord of the Isles - 5 min drive
  • Melfort House - 7 min drive
  • The Shower of Herring - 7 min drive
  • Melfort Mermaid - 8 min drive

About this property

The Old Cottage

Eco-friendly bed & breakfast in Oban with free breakfast
Along with a library, this smoke-free bed & breakfast has a garden and a fireplace at reception. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All 3 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and DVD players. Guests will also find flat-screen TVs, premium bedding and coffee makers.
The Old Cottage offers 3 forms of accommodation with DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM

Family friendly

  • DVD player


  • Lift
  • Library

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Premium bedding


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels


  • DVD player
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle


  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

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Check-in from 4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Late check-in subject to availability


Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 10:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property for check-in information


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 45.0 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are available for GBP 10.0 per night

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: GBP 10.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 45.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher

Property is also known as

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Rating 5 - Excellent. 16 out of 17 reviews
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very friendly and helpful, were able to provide lots of useful and informative local knowledge
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
We could ask for little more!
We had problem finding the place at first, relying too much on directions given by strangers! We had been told not to rely on the postcode in a satnav but asked for verbal help too soon. Once we were close enough we saw signs by the lane that made sense of the printed directions. The Old Cottage is in a good quiet spot off the beaten track. The hosts were welcoming and Darren was full of useful information to help our holiday go well. We felt very comfortable the whole time. The only issue during the stay was the shaver point not working, which Darren got around with a plug adapter. The breakfast choices were good and the cooked meal very enjoyable. The decor throughout the building was to a high standard with no obvious signs of wear and tear. We could ask for little more and would have stayed longer than the 4 nights' reserved, had we not booked accommodation at a second destination.
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lovely stay
Lovely stay. Darren and Karen are lovely and very attentive. Very nice room with a lovely bathroom. Breakfast was delicious as well. Very recommendable.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great value for money
Great place with amazing views over the bay. The house super clean, comfy and a delicious breakfast with the most amazing view! Highly recommend this place!
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020