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London, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Columba is a Victorian hotel that is showing its age somewhat. The rooms, however, are reasonably up-to-date, clean and comfortable. It's almost worth visiting the hotel for the antique lift, which is tiny and operates in a way I haven't seen for forty years. Décor outside the bedrooms is rather tired and not particularly well kept. Breakfast is self-service... More 

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Thank Steve M
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful views from the front rooms, of the harbour and tall ships moored at the dock, convenient location to walk to all restaurants and the ferry terminal, car parking is council provided pay by the hour, except Sunday, a hearty breakfast served, comfortable room, reception staff upon arrival was not very helpful, but the change of shift brought a change... More 

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Oban, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The beds were not that great and I could never figure out the shower. There is no refrigerators. The folks were nice and the food/breakfast that was included was very good. The location of the hotel was outstanding. There was not much to do in Oban and no nightlife to speak of.

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Criccieth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the hotel it is a bit tired and we'll used but we had a good time the room was fine bed as good as you can get the staff helped in every way they could Food gust as good as in top restaurant breakfast fresh cooked staff good asked if we were happy fresh pot tea when... More 

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Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff, food, room cleanliness and position in Oban all excellent. The only problems is threadbare carpets on stairs and rotten outside window frames. There could be more entertainment just two evenings a week but it was traditional Scottish music. Enjoyed a very good holiday there.

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us. I hope you can come and stay again soon. Kind regards Darrell Williams More 

Corby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At over £100 pounds a night I do not expect thread bare carpets, dirty walls, frozen deserts swimming in a pool of water, a restaurant that is only open to 9pm and £24 pounds parking a day on top of the already over priced hotel. Give this hotel a miss it's not worth the money😡

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay with us. Your comments have been passed on and where feasible improvements will be made. Thank you once again for your comments. Kind Regards Darrell Williams More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another first for me, managed to get a room that had an absolutely stunning view out over the harbour, staff were very friendly, breakfast was good it was self service which I think is a great idea, room really clean and bed very comfortable best nights sleep I've had in a long time

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1 Thank Evelyn N
darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted that you had such a good stay and i will share your comments with the rest of the team. I do hope that you can come and stay again soon. Kind regards Darrell Williams More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wee overnight stay with my husband and another couple, fantastic location with sea view rooms. Staff all really helpful, hotel spotlessly clean, great wee stopover....only possible annoyance was the lift but not hotels fault other customers getting off lift and not closing doors meant it stayed on that floor it's one of those old fashioned lifts you have... More 

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us. I'm glad that you all had a good experience and I'm especially pleased that you found our staff to be welcoming. I hope you can come and stay again soon. Kind regards Darrell Williams More 

York, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Average hotel, rather tired in appearance but clean and adequate.The 'limited' parking as stated in the hotel brochure totals 7 ( seven) spaces. Be prepaired to pay for the Council car park next to the hotel. Dining room staff worked very hard and young Connor is a gem. However the young ladies on the reception desk are hard work !... More 

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darrell w, Director of Sales at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay with us. Your comments have been passed on and where feasible improvements will be made. Thank you once again for your comments. Kind Regards Darrell Williams More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We needed somewhere to stay for 1 night and the room rate we were given at reception was 129.00. I was later very dismayed to find out, had we had internet access and booked through a booking site, we could have stayed for £65 with breakfast. The hotel is like most of a similar age, a feeling of fading grandeur... More 

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay with us. Your comments have been passed on and where feasible improvements will be made. Thank you once again for your comments. Kind Regards Darrell Williams More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Dry Cleaning
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Additional Information about Columba Hotel

Address: North Pier, Oban PA34 5QD, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: $81 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Columba Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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