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Rowantree Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   George Street, Oban PA345NX, Scotland
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Ranked #9 of 13 hotels in Oban
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
ScotlandAgg Scotland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Rowantree Hotel for one night in June. The reception was warm and friendly. The initial impression of the hotel is very good and modern. The staircase leading to the accommodation floors is of a very contemporary design, which then lead you nicely to the modern rooms. The bedrooms are again, very modern in design, comfortable beds,... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The Rowantree has recently been refurbished and the room was clean and comfortable. There were two chairs and a small table which makes it a comfortable place to relax without having to prop yourself up on the bed. The windows were triple glazed and the road noise was minimal. The bathroom is new and well designed however the shower was... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This hotel is clean and tidy with a steakhouse attached and a nice snug bar as well. Breakfasts were good and staff friendly and hotel is in a good position in the town. Only gripe is that the wifi connection is hit or miss and couldn't get it at all in my room at all but enjoyed my stay and... More

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Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I had originally booked another hotel in Oban, but they were overbooked, so they put me at the Rowantree instead. The rooms were clean and comfortable, and the price was much cheaper than the original hotel. The service was very good and the food in the restaurant was also very good. Try the stick toffee pudding for dessert. All in... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

A clean and functional room, king-size bed, good service and a good continental breakfast catering for early starters. Although it is not right in the heart of Oban, it is just 2-3 blocks up a bit. A big plus is that it has customer parking behind the hotel. Unfortunately, the rooms are not soundproofed and one hears walking, talking, TV... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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120 reviews 120 reviews
14 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Rooms were good sized, clean and tidy. The hotel is well located, everything is within walking distance. However, it was very noisy, breakfast had limited options and the staff seemed not to care at all. Would probably not recommend it.

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29 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Not bad location but taxi needed if you arrive by train with luggage. Friendly welcome and was helped with bags to my room as there isn't a lift. Room is fine, basic type of furniture, comfy bed, very clean. Was only staying one night so all fine.... Downside is it has a steakhouse downstairs and the smell of stale cooking... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Upon arrival in Oban we were confused to of where we were to go (typical me not looking it up first!) But when we found it we were very very impressed. We were welcomed at reception by a very friendly guy and promptly given our key. The room was immaculate and the bed was so comfy. My only complaint would... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Good position right in the centre of Oban on a very busy main road. Spotless clean room, albeit a little small with not a lot of clothes space, obviously newly furnished, with friendly staff. Just three little downsides, the car parking is rather hit and miss, only small and gets rather crowded, even though the hotel wasn't very busy whilst... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Lovely, bright fresh and clean. Lovely helpful staff. Very comfy big bed. The only reason I won't give Excellent is the shower fitting was at best woefully inadequate. It looks great and is obviously new but I had to dance around to ensure I was even close to rinsed. Such as shame as everything else was great.

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Address: George Street, Oban PA345NX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Rowantree Hotel 3*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
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We have 24 recently refurbished bedrooms to a 3* plus standard all fully en-suite and offers first class bed and breakfast accomodation. The Rowantree hotel is somewhat unique to Oban - a town centre hotel with its own large car park, free to hotel residents. ... more   less 
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