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The Ranald Hotel

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Hopewell, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We returned to the Ranald after having a gray experience a few years back. Unfortunately we didn't have the same experience this time around... The hotel is an easy walk from the train/ferry station and there are plenty of options nearby for food and drink. Check in was quick and effortless, but we were quickly reminded that there is no... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ranald Hotel is situated a couple blocks back from Oban's waterfront, and being off the main road, it is accordingly quiet, especially if your windows face the rock hillside like ours did. Yes, our family room was a bit cave-like, an elongated room with two windows at one end, but we had the best 4 nights' sleep of our... More 

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Hamilton New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

had one night here on a tour. small room but very comfortable bed. . Good breakfast provided. The shower was a concern as felt like in a cupboard as the door had to be closed once you used the shower to stop the hot steam getting out and activating the smoke alarm . would suggest if staying here get a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While the rooms were comfortable, our view of a rock wall was not exactly inspiring. The service at breakfast was quite poor with all breakfasts including cheese. Because I'm allergic to cheese, milk and cream, they really were very unhelpful in helping me find an alternative. The final product - scrambled eggs was quite unpleasant and showed a complete inability... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night. Had booked through booking.com and ended up with a double not a twin. Wasn't sure if that was my mistake or the website's but the receptionist cheerfully swapped it round to make two singles and wouldn't accept any help. The room and bathroom were compact but had everything you need including coffee making facilities. We... More 

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Scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our second visit to The Ranald Hotel in Oban this year where we have throughly enjoyed ourselves once again and have visited the hotel several times since it opened, Staff as always only to pleased to help from the moment you check in till the moment you check out, and have always found the hotel to be of... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ranald is a small and modern hotell in Oban. The service in the reception/bar was pleasant. The room was large and modern. The bathroom was clean and nice. Our room faced at the back of the hotell, so it's quiet.

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Thank Anne O
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room modern and well presented. Room & Bathroom quite small. Staff ranged from unhelpful to average. Building had about 6(?) storeys and no lift, access: uncomfortable. Probably not much good for anyone with mobility issues unless they have special provision I'm unaware of.

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I found this hotel after being booked at another hotel by our travel tour, which we had found to be unacceptable. For the price, this is a great little hotel. The room and beds were comfortable and clean. Breakfast was very nice, and the staff were kind and pleasant, as well as extremely supportive and patient as... More 

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed for two nights in two rooms. Firstly the good points, the rooms were large and the beds were good and thats it.The showers were small and the grouting between the tiles was black in both rooms,when you operate the shower the shower tray filled up and we had to turn off the shower so the bathroom did... More 

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oban's only purpose built hotel in decades, ushering in a new era ofmodernity whilst keeping a distinctive local flavour. Add the passion, warmth and dedication of Hayley's team and The Ranald experience was born.Our metro hotel is set in the heart of Oban's Victorian architecture and located just off the main esplanade. We are just a couple of minutes walk from both the Calmac Ferry Terminal and Oban Train StationOur vision at The Ranald was to bring you affordable luxury. Our range of 17 ensuite guest rooms have sumptuous king sized beds, fluffy duck down pillows, flat screen TV's, i-Phone docking stations and complimentary wifi throughout the hotel. Enjoy a relaxing drink in our contemporary lounge bar, perfect for before or after sampling Oban's fine choice of restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ranald Hotel

Address: 41 Stevenson Street, Oban PA34 5NA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: $93 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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