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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 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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
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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
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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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Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I booked a single private room for two nights and was quite nervous about staying in a hostel myself. I got a few emails from staff before hand, very friendly and encouraging.It was very easy to find and a few min walk from harbour, lots of places tk eat and drink around it, 5 mins from train and ferry .on... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

This was my first stay at Backpackers Plus and I cannot wait to return in the summer. When the weather may have improved. The staff were friendly and welcomming. The accommodation was clean and comfortable. It is within easy reach of all Oban has to offer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

The staff is incredibly friendly and is very familiar with the area. They helped me plan my trip and which routes I should take for good hikes as well as nice places to go see. A man named Peter even took the time to show me a map and how to get to where I would be going. Breakfast is... More

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Lopez Island, Washington
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

This is one of the cleanest, friendliest, best managed hostels around! Everything is cleaned everyday, the staff are warm and friendly, the accommodations are comfortable, bright and cheery. Lots of amenities and wifi (truly) throughout the building. The kitchen in ample and well equipped, i can't say enough about how great this place is!

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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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