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Lichtenvoorde, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a cold welcome! No friendly people in the hotelstaff. The manager in charge lied about, laws and copies off ID's. Sundaymorning 8.00 am jelling woman in the hot tub. Breakfastroom not big enough, almost 20 people have to wait in the bar.

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Bethpage, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've been an Oban visitor for +25 years and this hotel has been around as is since my first visit all those years ago! The place is looking pretty tired and in need of an update in many areas!! Most of all in front desk staff!! Several encounters with one staff member in particular was not really helpful!! Breakfast was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The place is nice although it is a little bit old. The food is pretty good, and waiters friendly. But, there is always a "but", reception staff are not so cute. If you are not a local, or an "English native spaker" al least, the things won't be easy for you...Three guys to do a sinlge check-in, while other people... More 

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Thank Jon Z
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

rooms are dark, The bed is ok, if you have mobility problems FORGET THIS HOTEL. there are long corridors and multiple sets of stairs, a few and alot. Staff friendly. MORE SO THEN THE FRONT DESK... Location is walking distance to town. PARKING on site for 6 cars Hotle has more then 75 rooms... so you have to park more... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Good position for walking into the centre of Oban and enjoys great views across to the islands from the bar and lounge. Room was comfortable if somewhat basic and both dinner and breakfast were reasonable with prompt service. Staff were extremely friendly. Like all Oban hotels rooms are expensive but this is a good solid hotel.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Steps from Oban Bay, the front porch attached to the bar offers the most tranquil setting to enjoy the harbor and watch the sunset while sipping a glass of Oban Whiskey. Its walking distance to all the action in Oban and the Distillary. Negatives are the tiny TV in the room and their breakfast is not Buffet like most others.... More 

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Thank sausco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our twin room up on the first floor was nice; quiet with a pleasant view. It's a good location about 10 min stroll to downtown. The cooked to order breakfast was great and the hosts were really friendly and helpful. I wish we'd had more time to hang out in the pretty lounge/bar sitting areas.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My second time bringing a group of students from the USA to the Oban Bay Hotel. The management and staff are exceptionally friendly and accommodating. After long-days of sightseeing it was always wonderful to come home to the Oban Bay and relax in the beautiful lounge overlooking the Bay. A great place to stay.

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A comfortable, if dark, room at the rear overlooking the staff quarters. Our "welcome" could have been better. There is no mention on their website regarding check-in times. We assumed 14:00 and arrived at 14:40 only to be greeted by a young lass who was clearly busy with something, too busy to immediately acknowledge us. When she finally got round... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is truly outstanding, breakfast delicious and the staff is really lovely but the standard of the room is very low. We were in a tiny double room on the ground floor overlooking the back entrance and parking lot. Really not what we expected after seeing their webpage and our booking online. We had a baby cot in the... More 

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Manager_ObanBay, General Manager at Oban Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear websterDK, Thank you for leaving a review of your recent stay with us at the Oban Bay Hotel. I am glad that you enjoyed the food and the service from our team, since we continue to get lots of positive reviews about them. We have a variety of room types located around the building and the situation of your... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoying a prime position on the seafront, the Oban Bay Hotel & Spa has great views to Mull and Kerrera. For guests looking to relax and get away from it all, the hotel now offers an outdoor hot tub, spa treatments, along with a small sauna and steam room. In addition, Oban Bay Hotel has a comfortable bar and lounge area from which you can watch the world go by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oban Bay Hotel

Address: | Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AE, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: $96 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Oban Bay Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Oban Bay Hotel And Spa
Oban Bay Hotel Oban
Oban Bay Hotel Scotland
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