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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the hotel, the situation, the staff. Loved everything about it and can't wait to go back. Had a sea view room with glorious views, even a day of rain couldn't spoil it. Great base for touring the islands.

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DarrenMoyle, General Manager at Bay Great Western Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Thank you very much for your lovely review. I am so pleased to see you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon Kind Regards Darren

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic location. Well, that's assuming you have booked your parking before you arrive. We were lucky and got more or less the last space. £5 per day for our three day stay. To be honest it's worth it ..as Oban is awful for parking. Views from the hotel are amazing...if I were to return, we would definitely book a sea...

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2Thank Lem G
DarrenMoyle, General Manager at Bay Great Western Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Thank you very much for your comments. I am pleased to read that overall, you enjoyed your break with us and found your stay to be good value for money. I will pass on your kind comments about the staff to them.I do take on board your comments regarding your room, however there is very little I can do...

north lanarkshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great weekend again and met some great people,entertainment every night and sunday night was hilarious will definately return ,maybe in better weather but what can you expect for feb,even took trip on boat over 2 mull and that was fun,dont go on a sunday tho cos public transport not on lol

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DarrenMoyle, General Manager at Bay Great Western Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Ruby, It’s great to read that you enjoyed your stay with us again. We do hope to see you again soon, and hopefully the weather will be better for you! Kind Regards Darren

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well there have been good and bad reviews on thjs hotel we arrived on monday 6th for four nights a full coach all friends so makes a difference. The staff are very helpful and friendly and will go out there way to please you , food is excellent both at night and the buffet breakfast . The entertainment on all...

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DarrenMoyle, General Manager at Bay Great Western Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Graham, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. I am so pleased to read that you and your group have enjoyed their stay with us. I will pass your kind comments regarding the staff to them. I do note your comments regarding some of the rooms, and am pleased to say that more rooms will be...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a 5 day break at this hotel with national. It was a long journey but worth it when we got there. Lovely hotel with views. We had a sea view room and we could watch the ferries going in and out. The room was lovely and clean, think it had just been up graded. Staff were very helpful and...

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DarrenMoyle, General Manager at Bay Great Western Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Ann, Thank you for your kind review...I am very pleased to read you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind Regards Darren

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at this hotel on a Shearings Holiday to celebrate birthdays in our group. We received a warm welcome from the staff and am pleased to say our requests and special needs were taken into consideration as we were allocated lovely rooms on the first floor next to the lift. Our large room had a bay window overlooking the bay...

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DarrenMoyle, General Manager at Bay Great Western Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your lovely review. I am so pleased to read that you and your group enjoyed your stay with us so much, especially as it was such a special one for you. I will pass on your kind comments to the staff who will be equally as pleased. We hope to see you again soon. Warm Regards...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for a weekend with my husband, two children and mother and father in law. The hotel friendliness and service was fantastic. Staff so helpful at all times. Our Superior room was beautiful with a fantastic view. I read another review complaining of creepy floorboards etc.... so what! If you want new build with no features go to a hospitality...

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DarrenMoyle, General Manager at Bay Great Western Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your kind review. I am so pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. We hope to see you again soon Warm Regards Darren

leeds
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from this hotel we went on a four night break with national Holidays.this hotel is super our room was excellent spotless clean warm & cosy,the food is excellent and the staff are brilliant from the reception right down to the cleaning staff are all very helpful nothing is too much trouble not that we had anything...

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DarrenMoyle, General Manager at Bay Great Western Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your lovely review. I will pass on your kind comments to the staff. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm Regards Darren

Northwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to this hotel with shearing holidays for 3nights and it was supurb very good staff nice room and good food what more can I say .very close to the town centre and good views of the sea .you can watch the ferrys coming and going from the lounge .

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DarrenMoyle, General Manager at Bay Great Western Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Phillip, Thank you very much for your kind review. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed with us. We hope to see you again soon. Warm Regards Darren

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first time back to oban since 2014 and staying in great western hotel once again. Well they took my advice from lastime and did give the place a fresh coat of paint, and what a difference it's made. Our room was warm, clean and comfortable with lovely sea veiws. The meals were very nice ( lovely soup ) and...

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DarrenMoyle, General Manager at Bay Great Western Hotel, responded to this review

Hi James & Sarah, Thank you for your comments. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Since your visit in 2014 and a large amount of investment has gone into the hotel. Not just financial (with refurbishments etc) but also with reviews of the service we offer. I am so pleased to see that you...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Great Western Hotel

Address: Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5PP, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: ₹ 6,186 - ₹ 10,616 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bay Great Western Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 79
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Great Western Hotel Oban
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