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Tobermory, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

After a long commute, I was greeted by a very friendly young man called Jordan. He ensured a smooth check in and managed to balance professionalism with a relaxed, friendly manner. The room was recently decorated and the bed very comfortable. Well worth a visit.

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Manager_ObanBay, General Manager at Oban Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Denise B, Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us. I'm glad that you had a good stay and I will share your kind comments with Jordan too. I hope you can stay again soon. Kind regards David McGhie General Manager

Grangemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this hotel for 2 nights, got a small room with no view, well saying that if you got on a chair and looked out the side of the window you could see the road outside the front of the hotel, not the rooms they advertised. The food, you a choice of 3 options from the menu, which was very...

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Manager_ObanBay, General Manager at Oban Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kevinn1964, Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us. While I'm glad that you appreciate our team members in the restaurant, you do seem to have an expectation of the hotel which is not in keeping with what we do here. Most hotels have another menu for dinner inclusive guests to choose from, with the opportunity...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally when one is required to stay at a large seafront hotel with a high visitor rate one can apprehensive about the quality offered but not here. The surprise was that it surprisingly good with friendly staff and good food. The hotel is an amalgamation of extensions and it can take some time to navigate from bedroom to public area...

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Manager_ObanBay, General Manager at Oban Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ScottishVoyageur, Thank you for your kind comments regarding you recent stay with us here at the Oban Bay Hotel. I'm delighted that you had such a good stay and I'm especially happy to see that you enjoyed the food and the service from our team members. I hope you'll come and stay again soon. Kind regards David McGhie General...

La Mirada, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was a bit disappointed with the room, but didn't attempt to get help because was just too tired. It smelled musty/mildewed and could be due to some found in the bathroom. Just needs a bit of sprucing up. However that said, the strength of this hotel is the staff. The gentleman at reception was extremely helpful, went out of...

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Manager_ObanBay, General Manager at Oban Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mbrimm, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of you recent stay with us. I'm terribly sorry that you were unhappy with your room and I have shared this with my colleagues in Housekeeping and Maintenance. I am glad though that you found our team members to be helpful and I do hope you will visit...

Moray, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed several nights and would likely return. Staff were consistently excellent and really are a tribute to the place. I had an excellent offer from the website, so I recommend checking their site for deals before you book, and then booking via the website. I did it that way and found that I was paying well below the advertised rates...

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Manager_ObanBay, General Manager at Oban Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear fiona07, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us. I'm really pleased that you had a good stay, and to hear that our team made all the difference is great news too. I hope that you will get the chance to come and stay again soon. Kind regards David McGhie General...

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked to come here as a surprise for our 1st wedding anniversary. 2 of my friends recommended it to me and at first I wasn't sure what to expect, but I was pleasantly surprised on arrival. Staff were friendly and attentive throughout our stay. I booked a double room with a sea view and to our surprise we had...

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Manager_ObanBay, General Manager at Oban Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Christine M, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us at the Oban Bay Hotel. I'm delighted to hear that you had such a good time and I have shared your kind comments with the rest of the team. I hope you can stay again the next time you have a...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room and amenities were fine ,clean and serviced Sleep was a problem with Room 152/153 they are on the first floor easily accessed by a lift. Unfortunately on the first night someone decided to put the Hotel wheelie bins out for collection in the morning at about 0034 hours and on our second night decided to put them out...

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Manager_ObanBay, General Manager at Oban Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear dopey45, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Oban Bay Hotel. Please accept my apologies for the noise disturbance that was caused. This is entirely unacceptable and I have shared this with my team and we have retrained everyone to ensure that this does not happen again. Thank you for your feedback. Kind...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed November 12 & 13th on a Dinner, Bed and Breakfast deal which we got at a fantastic price through Myhotels.com. The hotel was lovely, our room was lovely, the food was great, location was perfect. Only negatives were Sunday night, the barman announces last orders at 10pm.....why so early, we payed for 2 nights enjoying the facilities, but feel...

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Manager_ObanBay, General Manager at Oban Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Brenda 7657, Thank you for writing a review of your recent stay. I'm glad that you had a good stay but I'm sorry that there were a few wee niggles. Sometimes if the bar is not busy or has slowed down we will try to close early but drinks are still available and this should have been explained to...

Motherwell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

another fantastic break at one of our favourite hotels in Scotland.extended weekend break for Helen's birthday.service once again was excellent & staff could not be more pleasant & helpful.breakfast service very good & satisfying choices.will definitely be back & would like to ask manager to convey our thanks to his staff.

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Manager_ObanBay, General Manager at Oban Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear robert c, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us. I'm delighted that you had such a good time and I've shared you kind comments with the rest of the team. I hope you will come and celebrate another occasion soon. Kind regards David McGhie General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time we have stayed here within 12mths and I have to say standards have remained high. The staff are very pleasant and keen to please. The quality of the food is great. Ours was a short break and for value for money it was excellent. An ideal base for touring the islands as well.

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Dear michael b, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us at the Oban Bay Hotel. I'm delighted that you had another good stay and I'll share your kind comments with our hard-working team of staff. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel again in the future. Kind regards...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoying a prime position on the seafront, the Oban Bay Hotel & Spa has great views to Mull and Kerrera. For guests looking to relax and get away from it all, the hotel now offers an outdoor hot tub, spa treatments, along with a small sauna and steam room. In addition, Oban Bay Hotel has a comfortable bar and lounge area from which you can watch the world go by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oban Bay Hotel

Address: | Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: ₹ 3,985 - ₹ 9,444 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Oban Bay Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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Oban Bay Hotel And Spa
Oban Bay Hotel Oban
Oban Bay Hotel Scotland
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“I was on floor 3 and it was nice and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 439deniseb, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“90% of the rooms are at the back of the hotel, so it more like a dorm than a hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Kevinn1964, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the sea are bette than those facing rear car park!”
  • Front lounge bar with view over the bay
 of 5 bubbles ScottishVoyageur, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room which does not face into the courtyard or you won't get a full nights sleep”
 of 5 bubbles dopey45, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“sea view rooms excellent”
 of 5 bubbles robertc45, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
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