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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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Nairn, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading some of the reviews, we stayed at this hotel with some trepidation, thankfully our fears were totally unfounded. All staff we met were friendly and helpful and first impressions were very positive. The reception, stairs and corridors were all clean & bright, and, although we never visited the hotel bar due to other commitments, we could see it... More 

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Grangemouth Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying across the road at the Regent and having problems with dinner quality we decided to take an chance on the Columba. We pre-booked and sadly sat alone in the dinning room. The dinning room was unbelievable. I wish I had brought my camera. The décor was stunning, obviously just refurbished. We had booked the Christmas meal. Table décor was... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights, nice enough Hotel but they need to change the mattresses, it was like lying on a bag of bricks.. The food was really nice though, Nice breakfast selections, and evening meals werereally nice ....................

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is situated in excellent location and paying for seaview is worth the extra. However it is a bit run down and the mattress we slept on was worst I slept on since I backpacked in India. Upgrade and clearout needed before I'll stay again.

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Put in a room with no electricity, left in the room for a hour before we were moved! Dark, grubby cramped hotel. The lift didn't work. Breakfast on day one was awful. The food was tough, dry and there was old warm milk on our table. After speaking to the Duty Manager, we were offered dinner in the hotel that... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely seafront hotel. Cannot find any fault with this hotel. Stayed in a family room and was surprised at the size of the room. Room modern, very clean and had everything you needed from iron to hairdryer. Staff extremely friendly and helpful. Excellent breakfast. Have stayed in a few hotels in Oban and this is now my favourite.

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large seafront hotel, centrally located, with charm and quality fiitings. A warm welcome and excellent accomodation, glorious large room views ove the Oban waterfront, with ultra-modern bathroom. Excellent breakfast served or buffet style in enchanting breakfast room. The hotel is being updated by energetic owners so some disuption (minimal) is to be expected. Parking is available ajacent to the hotel... 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cant find any fault with this hotel.Within walking distance from the station and ferrys,central location,room with a sea view as described,good decent breakfast,will stay again if i travel to Oban again...

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

Thank you for your review, it is great to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. I will certainly pass on your great comments on, Thanks again and I look forward to welcoming you back to Oban in the very near future Kind regards Darrell Williams More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good hotel but a bit pricey for its standard. Could do with a lot more refurbishment ie double glazing of the windows. Shower was weak and not very warm. Probably the worst shower of all the hotels that we've stayed in. Couldn't fault the breakfast though.

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

Thank you for taking time to review your stay with us. Your comments have been passed on and where feasible improvements will be made. Thank you once again for your comments. Kind Regards Darrell Williams More 

East Calder, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We stayed for one night Wednesday 5th. November. Our room was very nice, lovely big comfy bed and a sea view. All the staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was excellent, plenty cereals, fruit, yogurts and also a hot buffet where the large selection was kept topped up, piping hot and very tasty! This was our 3rd. stay at... More 

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

Thank you for your review, it is great to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. I will certainly pass on your great comments on, Thanks again and I look forward to welcoming you back to Oban in the very near future Kind regards Darrell Williams 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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