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The Palace Hotel

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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good23%
  • Average30%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible21%
May 27, 2017
“Central but that's as good as it gets ”
May 1, 2017
“Basic but central”
Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed July 12, 2014

I stayed here as part of my tour of Scotland. The hotel is right on the harbour and has amazing views. The rooms are clean and not as noisy as expected being in the middle of town. The hotel needs some attention but nothing too...More

1  Thank Bruce S
Response from ManagerOban, Manager at The Palace HotelResponded November 19, 2014

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. I would say that you have hit the nail on the head as the owners live in the building and we have tried to create a guest lounge that feels more like a home from...More

Reviewed June 27, 2014

The Palace Hotel is a very nice place to stay for a short trip to Oban. Nothing fancy. The room we stayed in was clean (and cleaned daily), a bit cramped but tucking luggage into corners is really no big deal. The bathroom was large,...More

Thank rndbrm
Response from ManagerOban, Manager at The Palace HotelResponded November 19, 2014

Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to seeing you in the future.

Reviewed June 22, 2014

We came into town late and needed a room for the night. We weren't looking for anything fancy and The Palace was good enough for us. Our room was on the top floor (four flights of stairs!) so we only went out once (for dinner)...More

Thank DantesDame
Response from ManagerOban, Manager at The Palace HotelResponded November 19, 2014

Thank you for your kind words. We have rooms or varying shapes and size from a compact single to a luxury king size. When ever possible we try and let our guests choose the room that is most suitable for their needs / budget. We...More

Reviewed June 5, 2014

Palace by name but not nature. Booked on special voucher scheme in January and took up offer in May. Viewed their website and it was everything they advertised. Sea front views, excellent, Food of good wholesome quality. Rooms small but adequate. Staff extremely friendly and...More

2  Thank Rod R
Response from ManagerOban, Manager at The Palace HotelResponded June 6, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. As you point out we are an older style hotel and have tried to keep the Victorian feel of the building with older style decoration...More

Reviewed April 14, 2014

Had a three night stay from the 11th April. The hotel does need a refurbishment but our room was nice enough and the staff were very pleasant and our breakfast was freshly cooked and a great start to our days.

2  Thank Karen G
Response from ManagerOban, Manager at The Palace HotelResponded November 19, 2014

Thank you for your kind words. A couple of bedrooms have been renovated since you have stayed and another couple are due to start renovations shortly. We hope that you will visit us again in the future.

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$90 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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$90 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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peter c
June 24, 2016|
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Response from ManagerOban | Property representative |
Thank you for your message. Unfortunately there is no lift in The Palace Hotel. Most of our bedrooms are on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors - there are roughly 100 steps to the top floor. There is no private parking. The... More
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