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The Oban Caledonian Hotel

3.5 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 4 weeks ago
Smudger01 Girvan, United Kingdom
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  • Location
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Girvan, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good cheap break through Classic Britain. Have stayed in a number of hotels in Oban over the years and this is the first time in this one. The room was large, had a sea view and looked up the main road. Breakfast was good, although the mushrooms were missing. The room was tired, but as we only slept in it... More 

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Hotel-GManager, General Manager at The Oban Caledonian Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Smudger01 Thank you for the kind review that you posted on Trip Advisor following your recent stay at the Oban Caledonian Hotel. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and agree that some of our rooms are looking slightly tired, but there are plans in the works to refurbish the entire Hotel starting early next year.... More 

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

I stayed one night in this hotel and had my wee dog with me. I was welcomed at reception and given the info that I needed. Room was great - sure some decor a little tired but room was spotlessly clean. They left a clean bed and bowl for my dog in the room. The view of Oban was lovely.... More 

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Hotel-GManager, General Manager at The Oban Caledonian Hotel, responded to this review

Dear BagpipeGail I am delighted that you and your dog enjoyed your recent stay at the Oban Caledonian Hotel. It is good to hear that you thought “the Staff were brilliant” and I shall certainly pass your praise onto them, as positive feedback always makes them feel as though our guests appreciate all of their hard work. I am sure... More 

Paisley, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just back from a weekend here and was very impressed with the customer service and location. We had the breakfast which was nice, but i personally wouldn't have paid £15 for this if it had not been included in the price. We were also lucky enough to be there when they turned in the Christmas lights and saw them from... More 

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Hotel-GManager, General Manager at The Oban Caledonian Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Amanda L First of all I would like to thank you for your kind remarks about the Oban Caledonian Hotel and its staff, as well as taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor. As you say in your review our rooms could certainly use some attention, however we are due to undertake major refurbishment works early... More 

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We spent an enjoyable long week-end in this hotel at the end of September, we found the hotel was conveniently close to the railway station, and ferry terminal, we spent a day on the Isle of Mull. Room was clean and also had a good view over the harbour etc. We only dined in the hotel one evening, but did... More 

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Hotel-GManager, General Manager at The Oban Caledonian Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Colin942 Your recent review on Trip Advisor is most welcome, as it is always nice to hear positive feedback from our guests. I am glad that you enjoyed the food here at the Oban Caledonian Hotel, and that you found that the staff were helpful. I shall pass your comments onto the relevant departments, as praise such as yours... More 

Paisley
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Booked a late deal for one night on the 8th November. Room was clean but basic and the breakfast was excellent. Would rather had a front facing room but can't complain at £39.00 per couple. Will definitely be back.

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Hotel-GManager, General Manager at The Oban Caledonian Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Twinnumber2 It is good to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay at the Oban Caledonian Hotel, and that you will be back to visit us again in the future. When next booking if you request a Front facing room we would be happy to arrange this for a small Upgrade fee, dependant on availability. Kind Regards Stewart Walker... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Lovely stay at this hotel very handy for railway station and pier for ferry trips to Mull / Iona and other Islands. Hotel in middle of refurbishment but still ok. Food very good and also service . Bed and breakfast deal very good - food choice was first class and service was great - staff very nice and helpful.

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Hotel-GManager, General Manager at The Oban Caledonian Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MollyBrown65 I am delighted to hear that you greatly enjoyed your recent visit to the Oban Caledonian Hotel. We are, as you say in your review, “very handy for the railway station and pier”. In fact we are probably the closest Hotel to both! The Hotel is indeed in the middle of a comprehensive refurbishment programme which is slowly,... More 

Tobermory, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Very clean and comfortable, the bathrooms have been modernised and are very clean. The bedrooms I expect will also be updated in time to come but are nevertheless very fit for purpose. Dining room very comfortable with lovely view out to Oban Bay and breakfast very good. Very competitive prices and friendly efficient staff.

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Hotel-GManager, General Manager at The Oban Caledonian Hotel, responded to this review

Dear heatherbelle2013 Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Oban Caledonian Hotel. I am glad that you enjoyed your visit to Oban’s Landmark building, especially our breath-taking views and friendly staff, which are two of our best assets! You may be aware of the refurbishment that we have planned for next year, which will... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Caledonian Hotel in Oban. The hotel itself has seen better days but the gradual refurbishment is beginning to show its great potential. Our room was spacious and warm and the view of the harbour and Oban Bay from the bay window was to die for. Our bathroom which had just been refurbished was... More 

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Hotel-GManager, General Manager at The Oban Caledonian Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Apt611 First of all I would like to thank you for taking the time to post a review of the Oban Caledonian Hotel on Trip Advisor, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. I shall share your compliments with all the staff, as positive feedback is always welcome and provides a real morale boost for the... More 

Wallsend, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We nearly cancelled our visit to the hotel because we read such negative reviews. However staff were welcoming and friendly, yes we agree hotel is ready for upgrade but our room 104 was very clean, beautiful bed linen, and stunning views. Its an old building, other guests please allow for that.

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Hotel-GManager, General Manager at The Oban Caledonian Hotel, responded to this review

Dear carole t Thank you so much for your kind review on Trip Advisor. I am glad to hear that you decided not to cancel your booking with us, especially as it seems that you rather enjoyed your stay. As you say, we are due for an upgrade, which is in the works for early in 2015. I shall pass... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
9 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Stayed in this hotel for a few nights at the end of October on a business trip. Check-In was quick and efficient which was great, but that seems to be as far as the good points go really. The rest is just average/poor. - no car parking facilities, however the person who checked me in did make some suggestions of... More 

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Hotel-GManager, General Manager at The Oban Caledonian Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pharmboy88 Thank you for taking the time to post a review or your experience at the Oban Caledonian Hotel on Trip Advisor. As you quite rightly pointed out some areas of the Hotel are in need of a little TLC, however we are due to start a comprehensive programme of refurbishment early next year which will address these issues.... More 

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Address: Station Square, Oban PA34 5RT, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Oban Caledonian Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 59
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Also Known As:
Caledonian Hotel Oban
The Oban Caledonian Hotel Scotland

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