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Bay Great Western Hotel

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Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5PP Scotland See on map
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Breakfast Buffet
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3 Star accommodation
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All reviewsnational holidaysshearings holidaysea viewself driveentertainment every nightthe dining room staffcoach triphalf boardgreat holidaybar pricessuperior roompublic areasplenty of hot watersea fronteach eveninglong weekendbreakfast was buffet style
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just had a week here we had a great holiday the staff were very friendly and helpful the hotel was very clean the food was good plenty of choice breakfast was buffet style very hot and plenty of it we went here on a coach...More

2  Thank Linda J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is set in a beautiful location right on the front, it is a very old building (built 1863) the room we had looked out over the bay. The rooms are spacious but in need of refurbishment, don’t get me wrong they are ok...More

1  Thank Kenneth L
Response from Melise B, Manager at Bay Great Western HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Kenneth L, Thank you for your review. I am glad you found the dining experience and staff enjoyable. Kind regards, Melise

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked an Oban and Tobermory holiday with Shearings, our first experience with this company and this hotel. We paid extra to have a view of the bay, and a walk-in shower. The room was fine, comfortable twin beds, bathroom small, but a good shower....More

2  Thank shebilly
Response from Melise B, Manager at Bay Great Western HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello shebilly, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and the service. Reception are on hand to help with anything you are unsure of during your holiday. I am sorry that you did not enjoy...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for 7 nights as part of a Shearings coach package. Arriving at the hotel we rather surprised to see a flight of steps which appeared to have had tiles(or similar removed}. This left an uneven flight of concrete steps. The...More

Thank aandjmitchell73
Response from Melise B, Manager at Bay Great Western HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello aandjmitchell73, We have had to have a layer of tiles removed from the main steps due to unforeseen circumstances, however an action plan is in place and these steps are due to be finished in the next couple of weeks. I am happy that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have recently stayed at the Great Western in Oban and have had a very pleasant experience once again. This is perhaps our 4th visit to this hotel and we will certainly stay here again. The staff are very friendly and helpful, the food in...More

Thank CaroleBradford
Response from Melise B, Manager at Bay Great Western HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello CaroleBradford, I am so happy to see that you had a great stay with us. The West coast does have it's moments weather wise but I am glad it did not spoil your holiday. Hope to see you for your 5th visit soon! Kind...More

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In a prime location, right in the centre of the curving esplanade, just a pleasant walk from the shops and harbour, stands Oban's Great Western; a hotel proud of offering space and comfort, as well as ...More magnificent views of the bay (remember to look out for those memorable sunsets!). Ideal for a relaxing holiday, the activity on the bay can simply be watched from the welcoming lounge and cocktail bar, while it's also an ideal touring centre. With Glencoe, serene lochs and the Western Isles on the doorstep, there's a myriad of sightseeing opportunities. And with coast and country walks, angling, sailing, diving, bird-watching and a whole host of other leisure pursuits at hand, you should never be at a loss for something to do. Less
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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US$ 89 - US$ 156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Great Western Oban
Great Western Hotel Oban
Hotel Great Western
Bay Great Western Hotel Oban, Scotland
United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
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Sue H
1 June 2018|
Response from Melise B | Property representative |
Hi Sue, Yes, room 100 and 102 are adjacent on the first floor main corridor. Kind regards, Melise
Barbara O
9 May 2018|
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Response from 20cal58 | Reviewed this property |
I would guess that the sp would stand for superior as you have been upgraded. The hotel is lovely and I have never had a problem there. The hotel is very relaxing and set in a fab position.
Barbara O
9 May 2018|
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Response from Jim S | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in a front facing seaview room and it was one of the newly renovated ones. Very modern and we slept like logs, and the view was amazing (especially the sunset). Our room was number 303, ask for that one if you... More
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"Rooms on the front of hotel have bay views."
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"Upgrade to room with view."
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"Superior rooms have a sea view, but you are charged per day for the upgrade and then extra for the sea view."
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"Pay the extra for a sea view room, beautiful views."
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