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Oban Bay Hotel & Spa

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AE, Scotland
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Ranked #6 of 13 hotels in Oban
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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59 reviews 59 reviews
21 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Turned up on "spec", having cancelled a booking elsewhere in Oban. This hotel does look a little tired - a coat of paint here and there, some brighter wallpaper, brighter lights in the lounge area and some varnish on the dining room tables would put a bit of sparkle back in. BUT, the views out the front lounge window just... More

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manchester
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel is a little tired in places but not serious. The staff were so efficient they left us speechless and always charming. The food was some of the best I have had in any hotel in the UK for many years and certainly the best ever in Scotland. We had a perfect stay in Oban thanks to such a... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My mum and I spent two wonderful nights at the Oban Bay Hotel. The whole experience was fantastic. The twin room was perfect, everything beautifully clean. The shampoo and shower gel were lovely and the shower perfect. The staff were so helpful, calm and polite and appeared really happy in there work. We had dinner and breakfast while we were... More

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Scotland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Never a good sign when you approach a hotel and the sign has letters missing. Overall this hotel is tired. Some attention to details in the soft furnishings couldn't hide that the rooms were in desperate need of attention. Is there a shortage of varnish in Oban? Not just the bedroom furniture, but the dining room tables also seemed in... More

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Argyll Scotland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just celebrated our Golden Wedding with a lunch for family and friends at The Oban Bay Hotel. The staff went out of their way to make our day very special and nothing was to much bother. Althought Alistair the manager could not be there we were left in the very capable hands of Daniel and his team. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the Oban Bay for two nights as we "eloped" to Oban to get married. The hotel is very nice indeed - efficient, well-run, sparkling clean, food excellent. The staff could not have been any better - calm, professional, helpful, always happy to go the extra mile - and this was before they knew we were a happy couple.... More

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Wishaw, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have just today returned from an incredible 3 night stay at the Oban Bay Hotel, on arriving we had some banter with the receptionist and we thought if all the staff are like her then we will enjoy our stay,and we did our room was ok very clean and comfortable and we had a sea view... More

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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pleasantly surprised by this hotel which is a short distance from centre of town. It is situated on the esplanade and if the weather is favourable will have lovely views. It is typical 3* but the staff were very efficient and friendly. Only ate breakfast with everything served quickly to your table. The food was excellent. Main areas were nice... More

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Head of Muir, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived for checking in after 3 pm as advised. Had to wade through a wedding party to get to the reception desk. The walk to our bedroom was like going through a maze of corridors and stairs and that was just to get to the lift - it was just awful. The staff were very friendly, the food was lovely... More

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

Dear Amanda S Thank you for your review. Due to building constraints, we are very open and honest regarding where our rooms are, and how far they are from reception, when guests advise us that they may have mobility problems. Unfortunately I can find no mention of this on your booking, so obviously we could not advise you in advance.... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely weekend at the Oban bay hotel. All the staff were very friendly, the food was amazing and the location was excellent. I booked this break with a living social deal so had a nice surprise when it turned into such a good weekend away. Will definitely be going back.

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

Dear drummerlouise Thank you for your review. It is always wonderful to hear that we have exceeded expectations, and we genuinely look forward to doing so the next time you come to our little corner of the world! More

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Additional Information about Oban Bay Hotel & Spa

Also Known As:
Oban Bay Hotel And Spa
Oban Bay Hotel Oban
Oban Bay Hotel & Spa Scotland
Address: Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AE, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 13 hotels in Oban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Oban Bay Hotel & Spa 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Enjoying a prime position on the seafront, the Oban Bay Hotel & Spa has great views to Mull and Kerrera. For guests looking to relax and get away from it all, the hotel now offers an outdoor hot tub, spa treatments, along with a small sauna and steam room. In addition, Oban Bay Hotel has a comfortable bar and lounge area from which you can watch the world go by. ... more   less 
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