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Breakish, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Stayed here for 6 nights due to work reasons. Was out too early to get breakfast so cannot comment on that. otherwise good sized room and comfy bed, slept well. Would use again. Not sure of price as company booked and paid.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Unable to get last minute accommodation in Glencoe, we found ourselves in Oban and stayed at the Kelvin for two nights as a base to explore from. It is an older building (stairs only) situated opposite the Ferry Terminal. The double room was large, clean and comfortable with a roomy en suite including a bath. Good free wi-fi. We didn't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Booked into Kelvin Hotel for one night. Single room was small but spotless. Bed was comfortable and room very reasonablely priced. Only continental breakfast on offer but if you were wanting cooked breakfast, Wetherspoons is only 100 metres away. Staff were pleasant and cheery. Bar prices were reasonable.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

No major qualms about this place, basic, fairly dated decor / fit out, small room for a modest price prior to ferry tour. Liked the bar, handy. Breakfast was reasonable too. Benefit is that it is only a short walk for ferry and station, look out for the sign at around first floor level as is not immediately spotted!

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Kerava, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

The hotel is very basic but OK place to spend one night. It is very close to ferry terminal and railwaystation. Soundproofing was nonexistent which is quite normal in the british hotels. Nice and easygoing staff. Nice pub downstairs to have a nightcap.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

We were five adults and we stayed two nights. Overall, the "hotel" was ok. The rooms were outdated and in need of a really good clean. But the linens were clean so that's a plus. Breakfast while extra was very good and hot. Since we had tours planned every day we weren't in the rooms very much. Overall, for the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Sadly we landed at this place.I could't call it a hotel as it badly needs to be re-furbished.It is smelly ,dirty and just an utter disappointment.We were put in a back room despite the fact we had booked months before.The furnishings were basic the walls needed to be re-decorated.Shower did not work.The bathroom ceiling was badly stained. The only clean... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This hotel is by far the worst hotel my husband and I stayed at during our week long vacation in Ireland. Fortunately we stayed only one night here, which was one night too long for our tastes. Upon arriving you walk into a smelly hallway and discover that there is no frontdesk. To check-in you go through a door in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

we stayed as a family in june& although still a tired looking place it was better this time around the linen was clean had a good nights sleep & unlike our 1st visit the breakfast was really nice & on our arrival we had some friendly banter with some locals all in all it was good so when in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I traveled to Oban by train and wanted to stay close to the train station and not pay too much. The Kelvin Hotel was a good place to stay. It was nothing fancy but mostly comfortable and very convenient. However, it is not the place to stay if you expect to take an elevator up to your second or third... More 

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Kelvin Hotel

Address: Shore Street, Oban PA34 4LQ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: $64 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Kelvin Hotel 1*
Number of rooms: 20
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