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Regent Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5PZ, Scotland
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Ranked #11 of 13 hotels in Oban
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Leuven, Belgium
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel after 4 days of camping and it surely felt good. It's a bit old and the bathrooms are small, but it has everything to make you feel comfortable for a night. The staff is friendly and the breakfast is quite good. Also the location is very good (next to the sea, center, next to tourist... More

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our fourth visit to the Regent was this month. The reason we keep coming back? It's cheap. The bedrooms are a bit hit and miss. This time both couples had super big rooms with a cracking view over Oban Bay. When the weather is good the view is stunning. On previous visits however we have had pokey back rooms with... More

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Leyland, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

i read quite a few reviews about this hotel before i decided to book and stay there. Let me start by saying the stay at the hotel was great. We where only there for 2 nights, but loved the area and the hotel so much we tried to stay another couple of nights, but it was fully booked so had... More

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Glasgow
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall this hotel could be a great place to stay if some money were spent on decor and also a lick of paint. Bed was very uncomfortable and the whole room was run down . The staff in the dinning room were fantastic and could not do enough to try and help all the guests . Excellent location and would... More

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cheshire
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79 reviews 79 reviews
46 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent two nights in this hotel, the room was small but with a harbour view it more than made up for the size, the room was clean and so was the bathroom. Our 3 course meal was served by very helpful staff, the food was very good, breakfast also I could not complain the staff cannot do enough. Car parking... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is situated right on the water, in the heart of the adorable city of Oban. The rooms were pretty basic, and the lift is super tiny (we ended up carrying up our bags from the lobby because the wait was so long). The hotel offers a really nice seating area outside, overlooking the water. It was the best... More

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clydebank
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If I was asked to sum this hotel up in one word it would have to be 'disgusting'!!!! I have never seen such a run down shambles of a building actually being put forward to paying customers as hotel accommodation. The bedroom we were allocated had windows that didn't open, a bed that must have been there before the war... More

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Leslie
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97 reviews 97 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited hotel as member of a bus party and as bus tour hotels go it was average but food was excellent with good choice on menu. The reception was fine but oh dear the lift - it was minute claiming it could carry 6 people but we found 4 average size people were squashed. With luggage only 2 people max... More

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Montrose, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to take a 3 night break to celebrate our 45th wedding anniversary and my wife's 70th birthday at the end of May this year, we chose the Regent Hotel, Oban, Scotland, that was our first mistake. We drove up and had reached a point 2 miles from Oban at 3pm and found a traffic jam caused by a... More

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here because it was one of only a few that accepted dogs in the area (for one night only before we caught the ferry to Tiree). The room was perfectly adequate; clean, presentable, what you pay for. The night's sleep was not very good, the room was far too hot and whenever we opened the window all we... More

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Address: Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5PZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Regent Hotel 2*
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Regent Hotel Oban, Scotland
Regent Oban
Oban Regent

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An Art Deco hotel, The Regent is located on the Esplanade of Oban, opposite the pier. Just a few minutes walk from the town centre, the dramatic views across the sea to the distant islands will captivate guests upon arrival. The restaurant offers a choice of table d’hote or à la carte menus both of which utilise the best of local produce and our bedrooms offer magnificent views across Oban Bay. Local attractions in the area include visits to the sacred isle of Iona, trips to Mull and the opportunity to take a boat ride to the local seal colony, making the hotel ideal for your leisure break. ... more   less 
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