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Kings Knoll Hotel

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Dunollie Road, Oban PA34 5JH, Scotland
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Ranked #52 of 98 Oban B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Impressive location on a hill overlooking Oban harbour. A good 5 minute walk into town and an easy 10 minute walk back, but use the back roads. We stayed there for 5 nights and loved every minute. While the hotel could use some updating the rooms we had were bright and clean with great views. The staff too were very... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Oban for one night on the spur of the moment and this was one of the few hotels with rooms on a Saturday night. It is in a reasonable location but on a hill - only 10 minutes walk to the town though so not too bad. The room was very small but clean. The bar area... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A major accident on the road to Oban stopped all traffic in and out of town for 7 1/2 hours. Being stuck on the road just two miles from the hotel was frustrating. We had made reservations at one of Oban's fine seafood restaurants, but when it was apparent that we were not going to make it for dinner, we... More

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Romsey, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The Kings Knoll is about halfway up the hill on the road out of town. It was a bit too far for me and my wife to walk into town, but if you were in a reasonable state of fitness it would be no problem. A hint on parking in Oban: the ferry terminal is right next to the train... More

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York
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13 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights midweek. The welcome was warm and friendly but not overpowering. We had room 7 which was small with a very small bathroom, but it was adequate. The room and bathroom were very dated and could do with some TLC, ( a new shower curtain would be good) but it was clean with hot water... More

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Harwich, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We arrived early evening following a 6 hour motorcycle ride in torrential rain. The owner welcomed us and suggested we might like to get comfortable before completing the check in. This was an excellent idea as were all longing for a hot shower. The food was good and good value. The hotel has a great location on the main road... More

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Keith, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I stayed here with my small dog for 4 nights and we had a nice time. The location is great - just up the road from the seafront but not too close to the noisy restaurants and bars. The room was a good size & was comfortable. Personally, I wouldn't recommend the food but this didn't matter too much as... More

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Stayed 2 nights in room 22 on 9th and 10th of May and could not fault or stay. Room was big, clean, comfy and had fabulous views across the bay. Staff were friendly and accommodating, nothing was too much trouble and the Scottish cooked breakfast was excellent. Having priced mini suites with sea views in other hotels this was good... More

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London, england
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We had room 4. Window does not shut ... Held in by a screw thing leaving a half inch gap. Screw fell out. Handle came off dressing table drawer. Shower does not work at all. En suite is miniscule.. Very dated. No wifi in most of rooms to judge by comments in lounge. Couldn't hear all of the argument from... More

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Scotland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

The hotel was very quiet, so quiet we got upgraded to a "sea view" room at no extra cost. Apart from Tom the proprietor, we never saw another member of staff, I hope he gets more staff in when the hotel is busy. The location is more convenient than it might look from the map, probably closer to the town... More

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Address: Dunollie Road, Oban PA34 5JH, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Kings Knoll Hotel 3*
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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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All bedrooms are en-suite with open panoramic views of either the town, or Oban bay, Offering a subtle blend of both traditional and modern comfort, large bedrooms are available with, king size beds. Big comfortable chairs and all the nice useful extras expected from this type of hotel.Locally brewed ales, west coast malt whisky, and bar meals are served in our traditional bar.Splendid multi-choice, breakfasts are available, something for everyone. Superior and high quality standard rooms are all on offer-prices to suit every body’s budget. We use local suppliers and produce as much as possible, understanding the, growing interest in eating locally grown produceEarly and, late season deals available. Wi- Fi service installed. Large free private, off street ,parking for hotel residents. ... more   less 
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