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Oban Youth Hostel

Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AF, Scotland
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London, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

There's nothing wrong about this place. Very clean and extremely courteous staff. The location is remarkable. All the facilities are there. Fully operational kitchen, ensuite rooms, clean and crisp linen, tea/coffee facilities for free. I loved my stay here. Free wifi and very comfy bunk beds.

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

Hi, Thanks so much for your very kind review, we really appreciate it and will pass your kind words onto our team. Lorna Padden More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful spot! Simple but clean and has all the things you need !! Great view and very friendly staff! I got a 4 person ensuite dorm room but ended up getting whole room for myself. The place also has its own parking lot which is a huge plus if you are driving in!

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

Hi, Thanks so much for taking the time to review, we really do appreciate it. Lorna Padden More 

Godollo, Hungary
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24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Well i stayed here only one night with my friend. Everything was ok. We reserved duble room, when we are go, the "disabled" room was free and we get this. The room was clean, Bathroom is ok for a disabled people. The communal kitchen was clean: there is one frigidaire, cooker, dishes, table, television, sofa with modern furniture. Absolutely it... More 

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

Hello, Thanks so much for your review, we appreciate you taking the time. Lorna Padden More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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75 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

There was just the three of us (family) but We had a 6-bunk dorm to ourselves. The reception lady was wonderfully helpful. Our room looked straight out to Oban Bay...we were very spoilt! Great facilities, dinning room has nice views. Parking a little constrained. Just a nice stroll along the waterfront to all the local shops and supermarkets.

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

Hi, Thanks so much for posting and letting us know about your stay, glad you enjoyed it. Lorna Padden More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

I stayed for 1 night in the Oban SYHA with a group of 28 others. This is a wonderful hostel in a stunning location! The facilities are superb, friendly staff, yummy hot breakfast and an unbeatable view of the sea! Hope I get the chance to stay here again.

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

WOW, Thank you, what a lovely post, thanks so much, we hope we can welcome you back too. We will pass your kind comments onto our team. Thanks so much Lorna Padden More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

This is a very good hostel with some facilities similar to a hotel. In my case I paid extra for a private en-suit room and chose to have a cooked breakfast made by their kitchen staff though the self catering looked very good. Breakfast was not that good as it had been cooked earlier and left sitting and the staff... More 

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

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to let us know about your stay its really appreciated. Thank You Lorna Padden More 

Lothians
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216 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Stayed for 1 night in a good sized twin room located on the first floor of the lodge. Quiet night with only 3 rooms in the corridor there was no disturbance. Managed to park in the car park which was a bonus and very handy in the morning when making an early departure. Check in was easy as was the... More 

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

thanks so very much for a really lovely review. Lorna Padden More 

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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We were favourably impressed with this hostel, which was on the sea-front, but not right in the bustle of the town. We had an extremely comfortable en-suite room in the annex, with beautiful views over the bay. The staff were friendly and helpful. All in all, you couldn't ask more from the YHA

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

Hi, Thanks so much what a lovely post, its really appreciated. Lorna Padden More 

Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Very impressed with this hostel. Lovely old house on the esplanade. Had ensuite room at front of house with beautiful views over bay to mountains. Staff friendly and helpful. Recently refurbished with excellent facilities. Great base for exploring the area. Just make sure you have everything you need on arrival as the nearest shop is a good 10 minutes walk... More 

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

What a lovely review, thank you very much. More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised with this hostel. The majority of those staying were older travelers or families, so it had a different feel to other 'youth' hostels I have stayed in (for the better!). The bunk beds are as you'd expect - in 3 rows, all next to each other so not much privacy, but that's generally what you get... More 

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

Hi, Thanks for the review, we really appreciate it. Lorna Padden More 

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