Oban Bay Hotel

ex. Oban Bay Hotel & Spa

Corran Esplanade, Oban, United Kingdom, PA34 5AE  show map
 3 stars
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Oban Bay Hotel

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Paid valet parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Shuttle

Paid city shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Spa & wellness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

Oban Bay is a 4-story hotel in the center of Oban at a close proximity to Nevis Range Ski Centre, Ben Nevis Whisky Distillery and Glen Nevis offering a sauna, a library and a hot tub along with a high level of services. Built in 1875, the spectacular hotel was renovated in 2006.

The panoramic location makes a castle, a museum and a sanctuary easily reachable. The city center is 2 km away from the hotel.

Oban Bay Hotel offers a fantastic view to its guests.

Guests can reach Oban Bay Hotel by car from Glasgow International airport in 90 minutes.

Rooms

The property comprises 80 modern rooms appointed with a safe, a closet, cable TV with on-demand movies, a trouser press and a fridge as well as coffee/tea makers, an electric kettle and an oven. The rooms look on to the sea. Bathrooms come with a shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

A delicious full English breakfast is served every morning. A fine variety of local dishes is offered at the cozy restaurant onsite. The spacious bar serves a selection of malts, whiskies and coffee. Guests can enjoy a meal in Lochnell Arms Hotel, which are located in a mountain area, just about 10 minutes’ walk from Oban Bay Hotel.

The hotel offers a continental breakfast at the price of GBP 4.50 per person per night.  You can start your day with a full english breakfast, which costs GBP 6 per person per night. 

Services

Oban Bay Hotel caters to the needs of guests providing a designated place for smoking, a storage room and currency exchange as well as a business corner, a meeting room and a catering service.

Relax

On-site recreational facilities include steam baths, Turkish bath and massage.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   80.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Bicycle storage
  • Fireplace
  • Smoke detectors

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Bay view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual heating
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Dining table
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 4 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 4 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

Corran Esplanade, Oban, United Kingdom, PA34 5AE

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City Center
  • Oban
    4300 ft
Airports
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    80

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          Bed type: Bed in shared room
          Size: 230 sq. feet
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            Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
            Size: 230 sq. feet
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                Bed type: Double bed or 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed or Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
                Size: 230 sq. feet
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                  Compact Double Room
                  Bed type: Double bed
                  Size: 230 sq. feet
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                      How to reach hotel

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                      Hotel Address:

                      Corran Esplanade, Oban, United Kingdom, PA34 5AE

                      Get directions
                      City Center
                      • Oban
                        4300 ft
                      Airports
                      • Bus stop
                        700 ft
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  3 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  11 am
                      • Year renovated:
                        2006
                      • Number of floors:
                        4
                      • Number of rooms:
                        80

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                      What's nearby

                      Tourist attractions

                      • John Street Studio - 1700 ft
                      • Highland Art Studios - 2000 ft
                      • Kranenburg & Fowler Fine Arts - 3000 ft
                      • Puffin Dive Centre - 3300 ft

                      Popular areas

                      • City Center - 4000 ft

                      Places of interest

                      • McCaigs Tower - 2300 ft
                      • Lochaline Social Club - 3300 ft
                      • Dunstaffnage Castle - 2.3 mi

                      Amusement

                      • Mitchells Amusement Centre - 1400 ft

                      Museums

                      • Macdougall Collection - 3000 ft

                      Theaters

                      • Highland Theatre & Cinema - 1400 ft

                      Local attractions

                      • Torosay Castle Gardens - 8.7 mi
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                        Hotel information
                        • Check-in:
                          from  3 pm
                        • Check-out:
                          until  11 am
                        • Year renovated:
                          2006
                        • Number of floors:
                          4
                        • Number of rooms:
                          80

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                        Oban Bay Hotel Reviews

                        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Oban Bay Hotel

                        Average guest rating

                        7.0out of 10
                        Very good
                        Based on 109 reviews

                        Guest reviews

                        • Older travelers
                          8.2

                          THe food was of a high standard for this grade of hotel

                          The bedroom shown on the web site is not near the quality of the actual rooms .The rooms are very much smaller.

                        • Group of friends
                          10.0

                          The location and delightful ambience of the lounge and its view of the bay. The helpfullness of the staff.

                        • Single
                          8.0

                          Within walking distance of railway station and ideally located for my needs - service at Oban Cathedral just two minutes away.

                          While it did not apply to me there was obvious confusion about car parking in the hotel grounds which was not mentioned on the booking site.

                        • Older travelers
                          7.4

                          Travelling round Scotland and only stayed one night. Evening meal was very good. Staff very friendly. Did not use any Spar facilities

                          Parking is limited and you have to be aware of the small print that states that parking needs booking at and extra cost of £5 per night. Continental breakfast only stated on documents. (Price was highest of all the 18 hotels on the trip and no full cooked breakfast in the price. Extra for Full cooked breakfast on menu was £17 + per person!)

                        • Older travelers
                          4.2

                          the view of oban bay from the lounge conservatory.

                          the dark, musty room with view of the carpark. no food after 8pm. the abrupt attitude of certain staff. not one sunday newspaper to be had in the whole hotel.

                        • Single
                          7.8

                          Friendly staff, good food, convenient location, reasonable value for money

                          Some of the decor and fitttings are a bit "tired"

                        • Group of friends
                          6.6

                          I liked the relaxed feeling at the hotel. I did not like the hot tub, when the tub switched off we then realised that we were sitting in a tub of dead fly'S. Liked the location of the hotel, the staff were very friendly. The hotel was clean, meals were good.

                          As I said above my only real complaint was the jot tub, it should be covered over when not being used!

                        • Older travelers
                          5.0

                          having a drink any time of the day in the hotel bar, one would always enjoy the magnificent view of the Bay

                          checked in at 3ish after a long drive, 1st thing 1st, when I turned the tab trying to wash my hands, it gave me i shock I was holding part of the tab. Then I went to the shower and there was no hot water. Looking out of the window we saw the Roof instead of the Bay. After our sea food dinner and drinking session we moved(with kindly help by Peter the night porter/bar tender) to a room with everything but cleanliness.

                        • Single
                          5.8

                          The hotel was quiet.

                          Room was very small and bed not particularly comfortable. No wastepaper basket in room. Service at breakfast was extremely slow. In shower room long wait for hot water to run warm.

                        • Single
                          8.2

                          Nice hotel, nice room, nice breakfast, very pleasant staff.

                        • Group of friends
                          8.8

                          the service from the staff was excellent especially the Polish guy who is employed there. He was very helpful, friendly and efficient

                          showers could have been better and bigger

                        • Older travelers
                          7.8

                          The location was excellent overlooking Oban Bay and the Sound of Kerrera. Sitting in the conservatory at the front with a drink watching the sun set was very relaxing.

                          The bathroom could have been a little cleaner as there was stains on the work top, but it did not spoil our enjoyment.

                        • Older travelers
                          7.4

                          the outdoor hot tub was great fun but was let down by the leaking downspout showering constant cold water on to the heads of those in the tub. this leak also created a damp patch in our room which was just under the leak.

                          the hotel is looking tired and needs a bit of a revamp, especially the steam room and spa changing rooms where the showers worked sporadically and the floor floods if more than one has a shower due to poor drainage.

                        • Couple
                          6.6

                          The breakfast was very good.

                          I found the bathroom a bit grimy espcially the tiles in the shower which was a bit off putting.

                        • Single
                          6.6

                          Room was warm, clean and comfortable.

                          Staff - greeted with being told i will have to park elsewhere as other guests have booked parking spaces. I was not offerred the opportunity to book a table for dinner or asked if i wanted a newspaper. When i went to the resteraunt i was told it was fully booked so i could book for an hour later or ' walk into town'. I reserved for an hour later and went to the bar where the service was poor and abrupt. The barman seemed to be more interested in talking with colleagues.

                        How to reach hotel

                        hotel Oban Bay Hotel Oban location
                        Show big map »

                        Hotel Address:

                        Corran Esplanade, Oban, United Kingdom, PA34 5AE

                        Get directions
                        City Center
                        • Oban
                          4300 ft
                        Airports
                        • Bus stop
                          700 ft
                        Hotel information
                        • Check-in:
                          from  3 pm
                        • Check-out:
                          until  11 am
                        • Year renovated:
                          2006
                        • Number of floors:
                          4
                        • Number of rooms:
                          80

                        Hotel Awards

                        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedObanOban Bay Hotel

                        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                        Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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