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
Parking

No parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Shuttle

Paid city shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Spa & wellness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

Oban Bay is a 3-star traditional hotel offering a fantastic view of Andes Mountains and West Coast. Featuring organic architecture, the property was remodeled in 2006.

Offering direct access to Ben Nevis Whisky Distillery, Loch Linnhe and Glen Nevis, Oban Bay Hotel enjoys panoramic setting in the center of Oban. The venue is 2 km away from the city center.

Nearby points of interest include a castle, a museum and a sanctuary.

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

Rooms

This property has 80 classic guestrooms including large king room, standard family room and compact double room that are appointed with cable television, a laptop-size safe, wireless internet, a writing table and climate control. Some rooms overlook the sea. They also have en suite bathrooms with a shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

A day at Oban Bay Hotel begins with a delicious breakfast. The restaurant offers special local meals in a warm atmosphere. At the comfortable beach bar guests will enjoy a selection of malts, whiskies and coffee. Serving a wide assortment of dishes, Lochnell Arms Hotel are about 900 meters from the property.

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

Guests can rent cars to discover the area.

Relax

On-site spa facilities include a spa centre, a hot tub and a sauna. Reflex massage and steam baths are also available.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

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

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Bicycle storage
  • Fireplace
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

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

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Bay view

Room facilities

  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

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. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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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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Rooms and availability

Large King Room
Bay view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
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  • General:Lounge area
  • Telephone
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
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Guest Room
Bay view
  • Max occupancy:

    12 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Iron
  • Direct dial phone number
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Bed and Full Scottish Breakfast - Standard Room

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Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
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  • General:Direct dial phone number
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
Room Description:

Non Refundable TRIPLE STANDARD

Oban Bay Hotel photos Room
Family Room
  • Room size:

    230 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed and 1 Single bed, Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
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  • General:Direct dial phone number
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
Room Description:

Non Refundable FAMILY ROOM STANDARD

Compact Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
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  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
Economy Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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    • Free Wi-Fi
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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • John Street Studio1700 ft
  • Highland Art Studios2000 ft
  • Kranenburg & Fowler Fine Arts3000 ft
  • Puffin Dive Centre3300 ft

Popular areas

  • City Center4000 ft

Places of interest

  • McCaigs Tower2300 ft
  • Lochaline Social Club3300 ft
  • Dunstaffnage Castle2.3 mi

Amusement

  • Mitchells Amusement Centre1400 ft

Museums

  • Macdougall Collection3000 ft

Theaters

  • Highland Theatre & Cinema1400 ft

Local attractions

  • Torosay Castle Gardens8.7 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

    Hotel Awards

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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

    Use Badge