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Folkestone, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Decor cleanliness all poor Bad experience Booked because of view and swimming pool In the end didnt swim or shower due to poor conditions Never again Owner should be ashamed Gets rank of Worst hotel ive stayed in uk Bad for oban Not cheap Poor value for money

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Chirnside, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Yes the décor is so dated that they really could market this place as retro, trouser press, 1970s intercom and all, but it is very clean, the linen and towels were all pristine, the pool, steam room, sauna and Jacuzzi were super, the staff absolutely could not have been any more friendly or helpful and the location and views over...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 24, 2016

This is the second time we have stayed in the Lancaster. We came back because of the superb location with panoramic views of Oban Bay from some of the bedrooms. The breakfast room is a delight because of the great views of the ferries and yachts passing up and down and the breathtaking views of the islands and mountains in...

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 18, 2016

I would agree that the decor is dated but the hotel is clean, the staff are friendly and helpful. I personally think that it is good value for money. on the down side, my single room obviously had a smoker in there previously.

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Reviewed October 17, 2016

Offered room 5 but walked away in horror and asked for another.The whole place looks like a 70's student digs furnished from a skip outside a charity shop.Yes, the staff are lovely and the breakfast was good and it's not a problem to ask for a key to the pool but ,there is no excuse for the slum decor. Looking...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 15, 2016

Would I take my other half for a romantic weekend away? Not here!!! Receptionist was fine with me quite friendly not like other complaints. Very very dated, breakfast was very poor. 5 min walk to centre of town. Very cheap but would pay a bit more next time

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Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Visited this Hotel for 1 night with my dog. It's very doggy friendly Yes it's a bit dated but for the price it was ok. I had a single room which was really warm loved the 70's vibe. Lol Big thanks to Kim that works there hope her iPhone is working better.

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Wotton-under-Edge
Reviewed September 28, 2016

It's hard to know where to start! This is the worst hotel I have ever stayed at. The receptionist was rude. The room was so small it was difficult to walk around the bed (which occupied most of the floor space). The ensuite bathroom was a cupboard with a sliding door and so little space that you almost step out...

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Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Lancaster hotel Oban .What can I say One of the worst hotels I have ever stayed in so dated.Appalling shower and wash facilities .And a bed so uncomfortable the floor probably would have been better. Very poor breakfast .All in all not happy bunnies .

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Clare, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Bad electrics, light not working, shower in a cupboard with no light, small room full of furniture! No toiletries, no biscuits! Gloomy outlook to back of hotel! Receptionist very abrupt. If you wished to use the swimming pool you had to ask for a key!

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  • Pool
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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Lancaster

Address: Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AD, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: $80 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
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“Best views over the bay are to the front.”
 of 5 bubbles cathyholms, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with a sea view.”
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 of 5 bubbles IanBoyter, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
“not sure but I was not disturbed”
 of 5 bubbles corgorauuk, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“Go elsewhere, and if you have already paid, do not accept room 5”
 of 5 bubbles picassoEssex, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“there aren't any”
 of 5 bubbles JimWatts954, Sep 28, 2016 | Read review
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