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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars NEW

This is a hotel that has so much potential and is in a prime location but it is so disappointing. I stayed here with my partner in February. Although the hotel has obviously had much work done to it recently to refurbish the decor, it is all done in a rather disjointed and tasteless way. The welcome was friendly but... More 

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crieff
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

stayed here this week 26th and 27th Feb. The room was lovely with a great sea view. Food was excellent we had breakfast and dinner both nights and could not fault either. The bar has been all done up since the last time we stayed here now a modern cocktail bar. One fault was the cold but when we complained... 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 review. Thanks again Kind regards Darrell Williams More 

Ulverston, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have stayed here many times over the years, the hotel now seems to be being operated on a shoe string. The room was very cold on the first night , had to request a second quilt , the preset electric heater was barley warm. Salt residue was present on the outside facing wall of room. The Fish and Chip boxes... More 

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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. I would like to apologise that you did not enjoy your experience 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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a great time at hotel so far. Room is lovely and breakfast was great. Lots of hot food to choose from and cold. Yes there were a few thinhs needing done in the hotel but who cares they had no impact on our stay at all. Staff are quiet but perfectly nice people. Would recommend a stay here, would... 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 review. Thanks again Kind regards Darrell Williams More 

Erskine, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A mix of retained original structures and state of the art new facilities which work together surprisingly well. Loved the old style lift with its metal gates which provided a time’s past adventure every trip. Our room 208 was spacious and warm with all the facilities required including a large comfy bed with superb pillows which helped provide great, restful... More 

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

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

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

So starting with the positives the hotel is in a great location and the breakfast was excellent the room however was cold with the heating not working we did eventually move to a better room but it still wasn't exactly toasty. The staff were quite friendly except the slightly grumpy lady on reception. However at the end of the day... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review, and we are looking forward to welcoming you back in the future many thanks darrell williams More 

Irvine, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Oban and have stayed at the Columba Hotel many times but will not be staying there on my next visit, it has been taken over by new owners who don't seem to care about there customers I will make this short I burnt my elbow on the towel rail heater which was far too hot all I did... More 

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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. I would like to apologise that you did not enjoy your experience with us; Your comments have been passed on and improvements have be made. Thank you once again for your comments. Kind Regards Darrell Williams More 

Basel, Switzerland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this Hotel last Minute, after reading some Reviews I was a bit reluctant. But it was a nice surprised! The Hotel location is very good, right by the Harbour and few steps from the City Center. We booked the Suite room and it was really nice! huge! and a nice view of the port. Staff were friendly, my... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review, it was truly appreciated. I am really glad you enjoyed your break and have passed your kind comments on to the team. I look forward to welcoming you back in the future many thanks darrell williams More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last time I was in Oban was 40 years ago. How the place has improved ! We bought 2 vouchewrs and stayed at the Columba Hotel, and paid to upgrade the room to a sea front view and larger - and thats what we got! A large room with views across the bay; big comfy bed; clean - no complaints.... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review, it was truly appreciated. I am really glad you enjoyed your break and have passed your kind comments on to the team. I look forward to welcoming you back in the future many thanks darrell williams More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a lovely weekend here at the end of January. The hotel is right by the harbour and the town centre. The room we stayed in had lovely views. It was clean and the bed was comfortable. Good facilities (TV, Iron, Hairdryer, Tea & coffee making set). Staff were friendly and keen to serve. The meals were excellent. I would... 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 review. Thanks again 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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