Oban Bay Hotel

ex. Oban Bay Hotel & Spa

Corran Esplanade Oban, Argyll, 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 parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

Overview

The 3-star Oban Bay Hotel enjoys its location on the beach. This spectacular hotel dates from 1875 and was refurbished in 2006.

The property lies within 35.2 km from Ben Nevis and Loch Linnhe. Oban Bay Hotel is within about 20 minutes' walk of the center of Oban.

Enclosed by the tower and the castle, the hotel offers a fantastic view over the coast.

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

Rooms

All 80 spacious guestrooms feature modern facilities. The property offers views of West Coast from the rooms. A shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer can be found in all bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

Guests can breakfast in the conservatory. The modern restaurant offers fresh meals. The large beach bar features free Wi-Fi and a terrace.

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 at the hotel.

Relax

The hotel provides steam baths, reflex massage and facials for guests to relax and rejuvenate. On-site amenities for fitness include stretching and bicycles.

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

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • No pets allowed
  • Currency exchange
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's menu
  • Board games

Leisure facilities

  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Garden area
  • Library
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Bay view

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

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

Kitchen facilities

  • Electric kettle
  • Shared kitchen

Media

  • 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 free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 4 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 14 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 3 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Corran Esplanade Oban, Argyll, 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

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Club Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
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    Large Double Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
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      Twin Room
      Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
      Size: 230 sq. feet
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      • Private bathroom
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        Standard Triple Room
        Bed type: 3 Single beds or Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
        Size: 230 sq. feet
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          Family Room
          Bed type: 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed or Twin beds or Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
          Size: 230 sq. feet
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          Family Room

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            Compact Double Room
            Bed type: Double bed
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              Executive Double Room
              Bed type: Double bed
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              Executive Double Room, Bay View, Sea Facing

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                Economy Double Room
                Bed type: Double bed
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                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Oban Bay Hotel Oban location
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                  Hotel Address:

                  Corran Esplanade Oban, Argyll, 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 - 2000 ft
                  • Highland Art Studios - 2000 ft
                  • Puffin Dive Centre - 3300 ft
                  • Kranenburg & Fowler Fine Arts - 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, Argyll, 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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