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The Ranald Hotel

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Back again at the Ranald. Had to spend one night in another Oban hotel as the Ranald was fully booked. However, the experience showed us how much quieter, how much more luxurious and how much better organised this is than any other hotel we've been in - ever. We were on a dinner bed and breakfast deal. Hotel has no... More 

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Sarah F, General Manager at The Ranald Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for this great review on TripAdvisor. We really appreciate all feedback given from our guests and it is lovely to hear that as a regular customer you continue to enjoy staying with us here at The Ranald time and time again. Its great to hear that this time you choose to go for our Dinner, Bed and Breakfast... More 

East Linton, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Great hotel, clean, bright and the staff were very friendly. The young members of staff couldn't do enough for you. Breakfast was delicious and plenty of it! They remarkably well seeing the kitchen was so small. Within walking distance of the town and restaurants. Would definitely be back.

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Sarah F, General Manager at The Ranald Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for leaving this lovely review of The Ranald. I am delighted to hear that you had such an enjoyable time staying with us. I am especially glad to hear that our staff were there to help you with whatever you needed and I will pass on your great comments to them all. We look forward to... More 

Falkirk, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

My partner and I stayed here for a weekend. Staff were helpful and our room was spacious, nicely furnished and cosy. The shower in the room was great. The only down sides were the uncomfy pillows and bed. We discovered our bed was two beds put together. The location was great, really handy for town but compromise was a lot... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Me and my partner stayed in this hotel back in November and it was a great hotel. Good location which is in a nice and quiet back street but not too far from the main street or the train station. The breakfast was wonderful too. I loved the egg soufflé which I had each morning. The room was lovely and... More 

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Hayley K, General Manager at The Ranald Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review of The Ranald. I'm so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and I'm glad that you enjoyed our quirky breakfast including the famous baked eggs. Thanks again, and we certainly hope to see you here again on your next trip to Oban. More 

Malawi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, well appointed room, very comfortable. Parking in Oban is a nightmare and hotel has no car park but Street parking outside the hotel is free after 6pm and all day Sunday. Kitchen is tiny so breakfast menu is limited. It was ideal for me with fresh fruit salad etc but if you want a big cooked breakfast this... More 

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Hayley K, General Manager at The Ranald Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We are so pleased to hear that you choose The Ranald for your stay in Oban and enjoyed everything we have on offer. We hope if you return to Oban we will see you again at The Ranald. Thanks again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

We only stayed for one night but we wish we could stay for longer! Great wee hotel, rooms are small but very clean and cozy. Huge, super comfy bed as well! Breakfast was great, wide range of products, pancakes, fresh croissants, smoothies and many more. Definitely will be back!

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Hayley K, General Manager at The Ranald Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for leaving us such a lovely review on TripAdvisor! We love to get such great comments from our guests and I will make sure they are passed on to all members of staff. We look forward to welcoming you on your next trip to Oban to experience another great stay at The Ranald Hotel. More 

Melbourne
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39 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at the Ranald Hotel this week as part of a tour of Scotland. The staff are lovely and the location excellent, although parking is off site unless you pay throughout the day for meter parking. I found the bed to be the hardest of our trip so far and in fact it must have been 2 single... More 

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Hayley K, General Manager at The Ranald Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for sharing your experience on The Ranald Hotel. I'm very pleased to read that you found the staff lovely and location excellent. We appreciate all comments whether positive or negative so thank you for bringing these to our attention. We use Zip and Link beds in our hotel which are also very popular in a lot of hotels... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

A great two night bed and breakfast break in this fabulous and quirky little hotel. Rooms very comfortable and breakfast was excellent, not sure quite how they manage it all in that little kitchen! Staff very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. This is our fourth stay and I would highly recommend it. Only a very short walk from the main street... More 

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Hayley K, General Manager at The Ranald Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review us here on Trip Advisor! It's great to hear that you had such a pleasant experience with us and you enjoyed all aspects of your visit to The Ranald Hotel. Hopefully we will see you again for your fifth stay! Many thanks. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Ranald last year while in Scotland visiting family, the staff and accommodation were 1st class and we would not hesitate to stay there again. Oban is a great place to visit, very scenic with a great variety of eating and drinking establishments, and some fantastic old buildings to visit, in particular the amphitheatre on top of... More 

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Hayley K, General Manager at The Ranald Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us. We're always pleased to receive feedback from our guests and we're delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future More 

Stirling, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

My wife and i stayed here for 2 nights recently. First thing to comment on is the excellent staff. All quite young and very friendly and efficient but the best thing is they all want to ensure you have a relaxed and enjoyable time. The rooms are well appointed although the floor on level three is a bit supple and... More 

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Hayley K, General Manager at The Ranald Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for leaving such a wonderful review of our hotel on TripAdvisor. I'm very pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us and enjoyed all aspects to our hotel. Parking is becoming a massive problem in Oban and I can reassure you the locals and the businesses are doing all they can do prevent this... More 

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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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