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Kelvin Hotel

Shore Street, Oban PA34 4LQ, Scotland
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Kelvin Hotel
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Ranked #73 of 98 Oban B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed 23/05/15 That place is shocking filthy , no Wi Fi as advertised. Smelley. Receptionist was grubby, room door lock didn't work, went to pull drapes and the whole track and all fall on my head , 80 pound ,just a joke, 30 pound would be too much. Didn't sleep a wink.

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I chose this hotel because it was dog-friendly and also well within the budget that my company allows. It only has 1 star and I can't see why, except that it would definitely not appeal to the up-market traveler requiring luxury not just a comfortable place to stay. It is not smart, but perfectly adequate and clean, with a comfortable... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

"You can't always get what you want, but you just might find, you get what you need"....I have 2 requirements for a place to stay....clean and comfortable. If we were to come upon a place that was neither of these I would not stay. The Kelvin Hotel is quaint, cozy, clean and comfortable. You check in at the bar....and a... More 

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Habrough, Immingham United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The room was quite large but had severe sloping ceilings, particularly going in and out of the ensuite which was awkward. The decor was very tired but clean. The bar prices were expensive which is maybe why there was only four other people in there. The breakfast which was extra to the cost of the room was quite good but... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great couple of nights with Friendly, Helpful staff. Good sized, clean, rooms. We took our dog with us and the staff were very animal friendly, we will no doubt return here for another visit for all the aforementioned reasons.

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Glasgow
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Tried to enter bar with group of friends but was refused entry simply because of size of group. There was only 4 customers in bar on a Friday night. Barmaid was very threatening and came outside and told us to move on. We did, to the next bar where we we threatened by the locals and forced to leave. The... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Damp cold bed broken toilet wouldnt flush mould on walls and windows drafty and didnt open. I spent one night came away with cold and chest infection which l havent had in about ten years. Awful awful awful

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Our room was in the attic and had peeling wallpaper with patches of mould on the walls. The smoke detector was covered with a plastic bag.there was a loose wire in the wall light above the tea and coffee making facilities. In the bathroom the paint was peeling off the ceiling, the loo roll holder was broken and the shower... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The Kelvin Hotel is located opposite the ferry port, but is a short walk to the main street where restaurants and the Oban Distillery is. The hotel is tired and dated looking, with rooms located above a quiet sleepy pub. We arrived in the early evening around 5pm, and whilst there is no free parking with the hotel, there was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

Never again will I stay here! having a long journey ahead and needing your sleep, they decide to have a big party down in the bar, music blaring all night till after 8am, Didn't get any sleep what's so ever, should have just walked about the town all night instead of paying for a room that you won't get any... More 

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