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Oban Bay Hotel & Spa

Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AE, Scotland
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Ranked #4 of 13 Hotels in Oban
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    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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scotland
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been an for almost 20 years staying always at the Oban Bay Hotel. It is only a 5 minute walk along a nice promenade to the centre of town. They have started a tourist open top bus which is a must. It doesn't just cover Oban but takes you out toConnell Bridge and Seil Island. If you happen... More 

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North Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked our 3 nights DBB here through EasyBreaks, expecting a comfortable stay and adequate food for the price! Wow! Were we surprised!....We had an AMAZING stay! Comfortable, spotless room...Courteous, friendly and extremely helpful reception staff...SUPERB food (their 'Taster Menu' a brilliant idea!) with perfectly cooked gourmet food (hardly a chip in sight!!) Nothing was a problem for the restaurant staff... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 4 nights, local staff work really hard especially Janet on reception and the manager Sharon to make sure everything ticks over, food really good, room had all I needed, hotel good atmosphere spa? Little on the small side steam room and hot tub full with 4 people in, location excellent great views town within 5 min walking... More 

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Manager_ObanBay, Manager at Oban Bay Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, it was truly appreciated. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and have passed your kind comments on to the team. I look forward to welcoming you back in the future, nae probs! Regards SH More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room was basic but clean. The hotel is tired as so many other reviewers have said. I'm surprised that some rated the breakfast highly. The table was dirty and the menu even worse. I thought the quality and choice was poor, though the breakfast waiting staff were fun. Parking is minimal as it is throughout the town. The one... More 

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Manager_ObanBay, Manager at Oban Bay Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, I am sorry you did not enjoy your stay. I have passed your comments on to the team to ensure standards are improved. I have also passed your decor comments on to our head office as they operate a rolling programme for all Crerar Hotels. Regards SH More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

the staff were exceptionally friendly and could not have been more helpful. The food was excellent especially the steak we had on Wednesday night ( steak night) it was the best fillet steak I have tasted in a long time. The room was clean and comfortable. The only slight drawback is the limited amount of parking at the hotel but... More 

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Manager_ObanBay, Manager at Oban Bay Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review and I appreciate all your kind comments which I have passed on to the team. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Regards More 

Atlanta
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63 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good: they provided nice chocolate covered strawberries in the room at check-in. The dining room was nice and the rooms were nicely decorated and felt very nice. Bad: the room was very hot, no air conditioning but a window that opened. This is the smallest shower i've ever seen. while washing my hair- I could almost touch both walls with... More 

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Manager_ObanBay, Manager at Oban Bay Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, it was much appreciated. I am very suprised by your comments regarding the staff attitude, we do receive high praise for their freindliness. I have passed your decor comments on to our head office who operate a rolling refurbishment programme for all Crerar Hotels. Regards SH More 

Florida
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105 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I agree with previous writers that the Oban is tired and in need of a facelift. The beds were hard and the furniture old. However he bathroom was small but updated with nice towels. There was also free wifi in the room and the window opened for fresh air. The food was excellent. We were part of a 30 person... More 

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Manager_ObanBay, Manager at Oban Bay Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, it was truly appreciated. I have passed your decor comments on to our head office as they operate a rolling refurbishment programme for all Crerar Hotels. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and I have passed your kind comments on to the kitchen team who were delighted. Regards... More 

Frederikssund Municipality, Denmark
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel, but rooms are tired. The hotel is big and was very busy. Parking is very limited as mentioned on the website of the hotel, but also street parkering is limited in Oban. The hotel is very beautiful situated and the bar/lounge are very good. We did not test the restaurant. All in all is the hotel OK and... More 

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Manager_ObanBay, Manager at Oban Bay Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, I have passed your decor comments on to our head office as they operate a rolling refurbishment programme for all Crerar Hotels. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you in the future. Regards SH More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I agree with some other reviewers that the fabric of the building is in need of some TLC but I can't fault the service or the quality of the food. The communal areas were reasonably well decorated though we did spot a huge big of damp(?) in the bar. The hotel was centrally located for all local amenities. Overall we... More 

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Manager_ObanBay, Manager at Oban Bay Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, it was truly appreciated. I have passed your kind comments on to the team. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Regards SH More 

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