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Columba Hotel

3.0 of 5 The Esplanade, Oban PA34 5QD, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been to the Columba hotel loads of times and have never been disappointed.The rooms are clean and comfortable and this time was no different.Apart from the fact that the coffee could be a bit stronger the breakfast is good and plentiful. The lift needs to be modernized but does the job. The hotel location is ideal for going... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just back from a long weekend at the Columba. What a great hotel. Nicely renovated and rooms with sea view are great value.Without exception all staff were excellent, so attentive and very friendly. DBB is great value and wine won't break the bank and good quality! The lift is a bit claustrophobic but was functional when people closed the door... More

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Dornoch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked a sea view room which was overlooking the pier and had lovely views of the ferry coming in.The room was a good size and very comfortable and the bathroom was also a good size.The lift was a bit scary and clostrophobic but was better than climbing the stairs.The breakfast was self service and also very good.Would stay again.

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DarrellWilliams67, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your extremely positive review I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us & thank you for taking the time to compose such an honest review. Thanks again Kind regards Darrell Williams More

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

just returned from Oban stayed at the columba , great location within walking distance of all shops and restaurants however we ended up having the main meal in the hotel as the prices and the food were excellent, staff really friendly. This is an old hotel but kept well, would stay there again for sure.

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DarrellWilliams67, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are delighted you enjoyed your break and look forward to welcoming you back. We have taken on board your comments with the hotel and will look to improve where possible. Kind Regards Darrell Williams General Manager More

Bathgate, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great weekend spent at The Columba Hotel in Oban.Food from the a' la carte menu was very good, breakfast had a good range of items and was very tasty. The Harbour bar also part of this hotel was good as well as the staff were very attentive and would recommend this hotel to any one the room was spotless as... More

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Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are delighted you enjoyed your break and look forward to welcoming you back. We have taken on board your comments with the hotel and will look to improve where possible. Kind Regards Darrell Williams General Manager More

Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were extremely helpful; room was clean and the breakfast was good. We booked a superior room with a sea view. The view was from a side window and we did get a view of the harbour, but not the full view we hoped for. That wasn't too much of an issue, however the shower barely worked, nor did... More

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Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are delighted you enjoyed your break and look forward to welcoming you back. We have taken on board your comments with the hotel and will look to improve where possible. Kind Regards Darrell Williams General Manager More

Farnborough, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
21 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were booked into the hotel, prior to sailing across the following morning to Mull. We were accommodated in one of the recently refurbished "turret" rooms. Simply outstanding. All that we could have wished for. After a long drive from Golspie, peace and quiet, comfortable bed and decent sustenance were required. The Columba was al that and... More

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DarrellWilliams67, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your extremely positive review I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us & thank you for taking the time to compose such an honest review. Thanks again Kind regards Darrell Williams More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite the fact that we did not book (we did a non-planned tour through Scotland), the receptionist greeted us very warm and polite, set us up with a larger than average double room for the night with a stunning view over the harbour, from its coffee table and chairs. It's not a new modern hotel, and you can tell before... More

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DarrellWilliams67, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for reviewing our hotel on Trip Advisor. It is greatly appreciated by both management and the entire team. A good review is incredibly motivational for all of us and encourages the entire team to keep up the good work. So once again a big thank you and we hope to be able to welcome you back... More

Fontainebleau, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live on the Isle of Tiree...my wife is a Tirisdeach,as are my two sons ( native)... Iam the token Brummie.... Our home port out to the island of Tiree is Oban... for many years Oban has suffered from quick hit, cashcow hotels....at long last this is no longer the norm The Columba,and its new management ( couple of years)... More

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DarrellWilliams67, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for reviewing our hotel on Trip Advisor. It is greatly appreciated by both management and the entire team. A good review is incredibly motivational for all of us and encourages the entire team to keep up the good work. So once again a big thank you and we hope to be able to welcome you back... More

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was excellent for value as we received a clean, modern, good sized room with a sea veiw and a full cooked/continental buffet breackfast with as much as we good eat! The hotel is also in a perfect location for exploring Oban and within reasonable walking distance of all local attractions!

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Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are delighted you enjoyed your break and look forward to welcoming you back. We have taken on board your comments with the hotel and will look to improve where possible. Kind Regards Darrell Williams General Manager More

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Address: The Esplanade, Oban PA34 5QD, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Columba Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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