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Columba Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   The Esplanade, Oban PA34 5QD, Scotland
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Ranked #5 of 13 Hotels in Oban
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
gordon303 Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
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  • Location
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Fontainebleau, France
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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

This was a visit whilst on a Paul Birch Coach Tour. The room was large, bright and clean however the carpet was rather threadbare and worn. The meals were standard fare, promptly served by friendly staff. We however enjoyed our stay . One needs to take care with the rather ancient rickety lift. Also the stairs are rather steep and... More

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Knoxville, TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly we were only in this charming town for one evening this time. Last time here we stayed a bit longer. Oh well. The Columba hotel has a fantastic location overlooking the harbor where you may watch the ferries arrive and depart. Breakfast and room quality is high considering the shear number of people who must stay here. We found... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel couldn't be better placed. Parking wasn't a problem but I was hard pressed to find a clean bowl at breakfast (dried cereal or porridge still stuck). I felt that scrambled or boiled eggs would have been a welcome addition to the menu. The room was clean with a very comfy bed but the small sofa was ripped and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A godo stay in a hotel in centre of Oban. Breakfast was not so good, but not so bad. Low prices was the most beautiful thing. Very fast check in and very fast check out. We will return if one day we will be in Oban.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No lift and we were on the top floor so had to carry all our bags upstairs. Our room wasn't very clean, the shower took ages to run hot and the water was just a drizzle, the hairdryer didn't work but was quickly replaced when I phoned reception. Breakfast and service was very good. Location is very good. No free... 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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