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The Oban Caledonian Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Station Square, Oban PA34 5RT, Scotland
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Ranked #13 of 13 hotels in Oban
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you look at the overall VERY AVERAGE rating that people give this hotel then you can believe that they are correct. This hotel has a great location and you know when you book it that it's an older building with "character" and you have to take that on board and accept it is going to have some quirks etc... More

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

we stayed for 3 nights in room 303, the views were great, the room was big and comfortable, even included a dressing room, the bathroom was spotless, well done to the housekeeping team. the star of this hotel is Amy-Leigh, the receptionist, nothing was too much trouble for her, a real credit. Breakfast was good with a good choice being... More

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Stewart W, General Manager at The Oban Caledonian Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for taking the time to write your kind comments on trip advisor and I will certainly pass on your positive words to my team as it is all too often that guest will leave the hotel without giving the hotel time to rectify issues that they may have encountered during their stay and write negative... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Spent two nights here on 7th/8th April. We arrived about three so all the front 'feature' rooms had been allocated. However room 203 was lovely. The only complaint we had about the room was that two single mattresses had been pushed together to make a double and this made the middle divide very uncomfortable. Also the springs protruded quite badly... More

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Stewart W, General Manager at The Oban Caledonian Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. My staff and I very much appreciate our guest comments and to learn that you enjoyed your experience particularly your reference to the food and the selection available on the menus whilst staying with us. I am sorry that you had to endure a substandard bed during you stay, as we did not meet your... More

Elgin, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We booked a "Discover Oban" spring deal at the Caledonian. Having been to Oban in my youth, I was keen to return with my wife to show her the delights of the town. On arrival we were greeted with a non-working automatic door, (I noted later that this was "Being addressed" in Feb in an earlier review. It must still... More

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Stewart W, General Manager at The Oban Caledonian Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review on Trip Advisor, I was extremely concerned and disappointed to read your comments regarding the room you were allocated which was not up to standard and that the food quality did not meet your expectations on this occasion. I can now assure you that the experiences that you received... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent weekend in the Oban Caledonian hotel. It is a bit dated but for the price we paid good value for money. Great location. We came by bus and it stopped right outside the door. First room we were allocated was not very nice and i would not have been happy to stay there , so avoid room 207!... More

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Stewart W, General Manager at The Oban Caledonian Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for taking the time to write your feedback on trip Advisor. It is very pleasing to read that you enjoyed your room and, and thank you for your comments about the food serve in the hotel. I have now passed on your comments to the team at the hotel; and my team and I look... More

Bishopton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for tea & scone, very cheap but woeful service, ignored when we arrived, waitress looked annoyed when we moved seats and barely spoke. The atmosphere was cold and the decor Spartan, won't be back.

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Stewart W, General Manager at The Oban Caledonian Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments which I have now discussed with the staff member in connection to this and I can now assure you that the experience that you received within the hotel, and highlighted for our attention has already being addressed and the appropriate steps have been taken. Once again may I thank you for the time and trouble... More

Alloa, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff who cannot do enough for you. The food was good plenty of choices on the menu different every night and goos size portions. The rooms were clean and cleaned daily. The breakfast was excellent asked what you wanted and it was served quickly porridge,cooked breakfast,selection of cereals juice and more what more can one ask for!!! Will definitely... More

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Stewart W, General Manager at The Oban Caledonian Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for taking the time to write your feedback about your visit to the hotel. I will pass on your positive and rewarding words to the team at the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Oban Caledonian in the not to distant future. Stewart Walker General Manger More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first and last visit to the Hotel. When we first arrived we where welcomed by a poor drinks Barrel which looked awful because no one could be bothered putting some flowers in it and also there was lots of old cigarette ends littered all over the front hotel entrance, which I feel was poor. When we arrived... More

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Stewart W, General Manager at The Oban Caledonian Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review on Trip Advisor. I was disappointed to read of your recent experience at the Oban Caledonian Hotel. We are very proud of the hotel and of the service standards; however I read that on this occasion we did not fulfil our commitment to you. We take all comments and... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this was our first time at the caledonian hotel and we couldnt fault it, we were in room 206 looking out the back of the hotel but we were notin the room much anyway so the view didnt matter..the staff were really nice and the food was good breakfast and dinner.the only down side i would say is get the... More

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Stewart W, General Manager at The Oban Caledonian Hotel, responded to this review

I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us; it is always great to read comments such as yours. On a personal note thank you for your kind words. It always gives my staff and I great pleasure to read comments about the team as they are our greatest asset. Stewart Walker General Manager More

Kirkintilloch
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best location in Oban but the hotel lacks style, clean rooms and good food. Breakfast, unless you want a cooked breakfast is a miserable affair, 4 croissants between 50. Do yourself a favour and don't spend any money here go across the road to the harbour and you will find Wetherspoons where breakfast is far superior and a third of... More

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Stewart W, General Manager at The Oban Caledonian Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review and I was very pleased that you enjoyed the hotel location. I was disappointed that you did not enjoy breakfast. I have addressed your comments with the team and we will ensure that this improves. In general I believe that the hotel offers a very good breakfast. I hope that you will try the... More

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Additional Information about The Oban Caledonian Hotel

Also Known As:
Caledonian Hotel Oban
The Oban Caledonian Hotel Scotland
Address: Station Square, Oban PA34 5RT, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #13 of 13 hotels in Oban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Oban Caledonian Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the gateway to Argyll and the Isles where the romantic luxury of the Oban Caledonian Hotel beckons.The Oban Caledonian is Oban’s landmark building. This 3 star hotel rises from the water’s edge, commanding breathtaking views over the sheltered bay of Oban to the romantic hills and islands of Scotland’s magnificent west coast.Gaze seaward as the sun slips behind Hebridean hills and a friendly Highland hospitality unfolds. The hotel has 59 bedrooms, many with fine views over Oban Bay to the mountains of Mull and Ardgour.Centrally situated the hotel has two restaurants – Café Caledonian where a bistro menu is served all day and open to both residents and the many visitors to Argyll. Restaurant Caledonian where the menu changes daily and is set in a relaxed ambience using where possible Scottish produce.We strive here at The Oban Caledonian hotel to exceed guest expectation and offer a great base for your Oban stay. ... more   less 
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