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The Old Church | Breadalbane St, Oban PA34 5PH, Scotland
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Ranked #3 of 14 Specialty lodging in Oban
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
nicole9210 Sydney, Australia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Dorm rooms are spacious, beds are comfy and each bed has its own power socket. The rooms are a little bit stuffy as there's only 2 windows which barely open. There could be more toilets but that's not the end of the world. The staff are very kind and for only £4, they will wash, dry and fold your clothes.... More

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Oban, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in June with a friend, we were up for a wedding and stayed 2 nights. We had dormitory room 7 to ourselves with a bunk and a double bed and it was perfect - enough powerpoints to charge all our gadgets, comfortable beds, everything we needed. The facilities are new and colourful - separate male/female bathrooms which is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great facilities! Very friendly! Lovely decorated! There's lots of storage space in the rooms and bed lights. Good self catering kitchen. The lounge had everything you want for a short stop in a longer journey. And wifi is free!

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Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I reviewed the private rooms earlier in year and had a great time, so returned this week and stayed in the dorm rooms. There is a female only, male only and mixed room. I was in the 6 bed mixed dorm. Good sized room, huge lockers underneath beds and plenty space to sit up in the bunk and chill. The... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stay here regularly with work. Top hostel. Great central location, clean and bright decor, fantastic common area, basic breakfast included, great kitchen, clean bathrooms. They own a number of buildings so be aware you might not be staying in main hostel building, however each building has great facilities anyway.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in a 4 bed dorm... Luggage space under beds with clasps to lock them, top bunk is way above bottom bunk so you can actually sit up..best showers I've used in a hostel, super clean and hot/fast water, only one toilet for tr hole floor tho..Massive common room, big kitchen, vegemite at breakfast, fast Internet...would be a top 5... More

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Sydney, Australia
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22 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Only a few minutes walk to centre and to restaurants, pubs, harbour and shops, rooms were well sized and beds comfy too. A bit short on showers so we did have to wait a bit to access the bathroom but besides that, great value as breakfast was included as well!

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Granada, Spain
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

In the lovely seaside Oban, this hostel made me feel very at ease and at home. Maria at the reception was super helpful with my trip planning and the hostel is very clean and the bunk beds very comfy! There's a big room upstairs which is open 24/7 where you can chill out and leave your bags when you check... More

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County Durham, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

So clean so friendly so easy so central so get booked up. You can't knock this hostel for the money. We actually got an upgrade and had breakfast unintentionally with the owner. He was pleasant and dutifully answered all our tedious tourist questions about the locality.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Awesome hangout lounge! Free wi-fi and tea/coffee a big plus. The breakfast was nothing out of the ordinary, but good anyhow. Friendly staff. Comfy beds and big bedrooms, even when full they wouldn't feel crowded.

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Address: The Old Church | Breadalbane St, Oban PA34 5PH, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
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This is a fun, cosy hostel with loads of character and the friendliest staff you'll meet! We've got a great central location convenient to all amenities in the bustling Scottish west-coast town of Oban. We have comfy, spacious dormitories as well as family-friendly private rooms (some with ensuite), all with access to a very well eqiupped self-catering kitchen. Our prices include all bedding, a buffet breakfast and free internet. We have a huge, fantastic lounge and socialising area with a pool table, board games, books, and all-day free tea/coffee and hot chocolate... Every creature comfort for the budget-minded traveller! ... more   less 
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