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Oban Youth Hostel

4.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AF, Scotland
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Ranked #6 of 14 Specialty lodging in Oban
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
robs279 Bradford, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived at the Oban youth hostel to a warm welcome and a nothing was a problem. The place is spotlessly clean in the rooms, common room and kitchen area. We asked to leave a bike rack for a couple of days and it was no problem. Highly recommended.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Booked the hostel for a mixed group of 19 on an annual three day charity biking event around Oban. From the first enquiry to the day we checked out the customer service and helpfulness from everyone at the hostel has just been incredibly good. The hostel is definitely worth the 5 star rating with superb rooms and facilities and a... More

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Oban Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Mountainman1956 Wow, that's is just such a great review and thank you also for the personal email you sent to the Oban Team thanking them. We are so glad that your group enjoyed your stay and that the customer service you received from all our team at Oban was great, we really do try to surpass each and every customers... More

Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I was very pleasantly surprised when I went to stay in Youth Hostel in Oban. First impression great! The entrance & reception area very clean and welcoming - and so was the staff. Self catering kitchen area is spacey and clean - and all living areas in Hostel very relaxing. Room we stayed in was very clean and very spacious!... More

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Oban Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Riika A Thank you so very much for a lovely review, we at Oban Youth Hostel are thrilled that you enjoyed your recent stay and that our team were all so helpful, our cleaning team are thrilled that you thought the place was so clean. It really is so good of you to post such a great review, and we... More

Troon
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94 reviews 94 reviews
13 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We stayed in the lodge behind. The hostel was welcoming, the staff informative and the communal lounge homely with a wide age range from babies to the elderly. The place was spotlessly clean. The bunks in the lodges were comfortable and the showers were great - full force and plenty of hot water. The facilities were good if self catering... More

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SYHAHostelling, Guest Relations Manager at Oban Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Talamhgirl Thanks for posting your feedback on your recent stay at Oban Youth Hostel, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay and liked what we have done in our refurb of the Lodge building. We are continually looking for feedback as to where we can make further improvements, budget willing but limited, we try too. Our Property Officer (Mike)... More

Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

I'm 30 and this was my first time in a hostel and I'm not going to lie, I was super worried I would get stuck in a gross room with 20 year old kids. Not so at all. The hostel is located near everything although you have to walk about 10 or so minutes to get to it. It is... More

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Sheila B We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay at Oban Youth Hostel, and even more so that we surpassed your expectations, which is what we strive to do. The team at Oban Youth Hostel are all glad that you enjoyed your stay and we thank you for your feedback. thanks Lorna Padden More

Brighton, England
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Just stayed at the Oban hostel in 2 different rooms. The 'new' wing at the back actually felt much older and more tired in style than the original building - perhaps because the rooms have been renovated more recently. The ground floor twin en-suite on the ground floor was a large room but looked onto the car park so was... More

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Renfrewshire
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I was taking a group of friends to Coll and we only required clean & comfortable overnight accommodation in Oban. Previously I've used some of the prominent hotels but all had problems of one sort or another. Being the wrong side of 70, I was hesitant about using a Youth hostel - but it was superb!! We had 2 doubles,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I stayed there in a private family room which was very nice and plenty of room. The breakfast was lovely. Only think I would say I was disappointed there was no tv in the private rooms. Apart from that it was lovely. I would def stay again but only if had a tv in the rooms.

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Valenii de Munte, Romania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

I stayed here for two nights and I must say it is one of the best hostels in Oban.The room is very clean with comfortable beds and night lamps,it makes you feel like in a hotel room.Staff is very friendly and trained,including a very nice and beautiful receptionist called Ursula.Kitchen is very well equipped and of course clean and they... More

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Aiea, Hawaii
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We booked a twin en-suite room, as it looks like the doubles are in high demand and booked out well in advance. We actually stayed in a triple with a bunk bed and a separate twin bed that we used as a couch, in a room that was very spacious. Despite being in the lodge building behind the main hostel,... More

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Address: Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AF, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Oban Youth Hostel 4*
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