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Posted on June 27th, 2003, by Steve Hardy in Archives, Uncategorized. No Comments

$2 million hotel on Scottish coast selling for $11. A rather clever PR move by the outgoing owner, I’d say.

The owners of the Kimberley Hotel in Oban — gateway to the Highlands and Islands — have decided to raffle off the 17-bedroom property estimated to be worth $3.6-million in an Internet lottery. “We thought that holding a lottery whereby one lucky person can win the hotel outright for just 10 euros would be an uncommon way to sell the property, and might give someone without the means to own and manage a hotel the opportunity to realize a dream. We’re very encouraged by the response thus far.”

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