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Kelvin Hotel

3.5 of 5 Guest house   |   Shore Street, Oban PA34 4LQ, Scotland
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Ranked #66 of 100 Oban B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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Stirling, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As you will guess by this time i like oban,for £100 s. Two of us for bed breakfast ,car park £10 opposite hotel 5 minutes walk to town centre slow walk that is,ferry and railway station so close.Kelvin is handy,we had room 18 which is big and has double bed plus single,thank goodness for the single,,most hotels say double bed,but... More

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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here Sunday 23 mar 2014 we really liked this hotel, room and dining room spotlessly clean, nice bathroom with lots of hot water, very good cooked breakfast, friendly welcome, pool table, liked the old photos in the bar, loved the original features like sash windows and shutters and the lovely old staircase. Only one criticism was the mattress needs... More

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Port Glasgow, Scotland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Had problems from the offset with the hotel. Was handed keys when we arrived an not shown our room. Room door was broken and didn't lock. Was given other room but had problems throughout. Wallpaper hanging off walls,light fittings broken,damp on windows,mattress spings poking out. Hotel is situated right opposite ferry terminal which would have been ok if windows were... More

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013 via mobile

I could not fault any part of my stay here at the kelvin. I had a warm welcome on arrival, the room was clean with a really nice en suit. Excellent value for money. The bar downstairs is very comfortable with a very hospitable feel to it. I will defiantly be back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

The hotel needs a bit of decorating and new carpets but for the price was good. Warm fairly well equipped and spacious room, fantastic shower, clean. Good breakfast and a cosy and welcoming bar, plus friendly and helpful staff. And a convenient location too ! Would stay again.

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Portlethen, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Stayed at the Kelvin for 2 nights.....warm welcome, clean airy room, with plenty of tea/coffee available.....comfy bed....plenty of clean towels.....and loads of hot water. Very convenient for the train and ferry terminals and a short walk to town centre. Both bar and hotel staff very friendly....enjoyed our stay.....as others say carpet a bit worn and a lick of paint to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Had to stay in Oban for work purposes found the kelvin hotel online great bargain Friendly staff nice bar good value great breakfast Brilliant value for money couldn't fault it would stay again this time I might bring the wife

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Perth, Australia
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18 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Great little hotel well run by efficient staff. Room was great with a new bathroom attached. Sure the stair carpet is well worn but it is clean and you are not paying five star prices. Location is first clas with a five minute stroll to the city, ferries and railway. Nice little bar with plenty of games for that wet... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

This delightful gem of a hotel is situated in the centre of Oban near all amenities. Warm welcome - quiet room - lots of hot water and towels - duvet and cotton sheets - freeview tele and wifi with password provided at no charge. Lots of tea and coffee. A beautiful cooked breakfast to order and limitless toast and drinks.... More

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Newry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My first hotel on my tour of West Coast of Scotland.Staff friendly and efficient.The building fabric in poor state of repair - bathroom floor tiles broken and loose.Unable to open bathroom window.Corridor and stair carpet tread bear.Bedroom reasonable with good tea & coffee making facility.Bed clean,towels renewed daily.Had to boil kettle for hot water in w.h.b. Unable to have scrambled... More

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Also Known As:
Kelvin Hotel Oban, Scotland
Address: Shore Street, Oban PA34 4LQ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Ranked #66 of 100 B&Bs / Inns in Oban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kelvin Hotel 3.5*
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