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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good23%
  • Average29%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible21%
1 week ago
“a palace it aint”
8 Apr 2018
“Waiting for the ferry to Cclonsay ”
AMENITIES
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

stayed for 2 nights while working in oban...the room was dated ,bathroom is very 1970s the sink was cracked ,shower was a joke... no pressure at all and the head kept falling ...also no fresh towels...breakfast was fine no faults...defo wont stay again...can get far...More

Thank legoheid
Response from glenavonoban, Manager at The Palace HotelResponded 1 week ago

We are sorry that our budget room was not to your liking (it was one of our cheapest rooms that was booked). We have no ensuites from the 1970s this is one of our oldest bathrooms installed in 1993. We do have several rooms with...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Weather was terrible. Ferries weren't running. We had to find somewhere to stay. We liked the look of the palace from the outside with it's perfect position overlooking the harbour. We were given a large room at the front with ensuite bath and shower. We...More

Thank jane k
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Hotel location is great, and parking is free from 6pm to 8am. Room was on the 3rd floor with no lift but I knew this in advance. More expensive rooms have a nice view of the harbor but the economy rooms have no view, room...More

Thank TheDukeCalifornia
Reviewed 6 September 2017

If ever there were a misnomer, then "Palace" is it. We only booked this place because it was the only one with availability. Oban is a popular destination in August it would seem, so beggars can't be choosers. As far as Oban goes, the location...More

Thank missnorth
Response from ManagerOban, Family member at The Palace HotelResponded 9 September 2017

We are sorry that you did not like our home or the pictures of out pets. The first time a bathroom was installed in this particular room was 1993 not 1971 as suggested. We apologise if a previous guest had loosened the shower hose. New...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I always consider bad reviews very carefully because it is someone's business and livelihood but then I remember this is also about honest feedback so customers know what to expect. I cannot fault the welcome we had when we arrived and the view from our...More

Thank Kathy T
Response from glenavonoban, Manager at The Palace HotelResponded 16 August 2017

We are sorry if some older towels went into your room as new towels we purchased last year for every room. The water should be very simple to adjust the temperature as it is a basic mixer tap in the room. Generally we use medium...More

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US$ 107 - US$ 267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$ 107 - US$ 267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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peter c
24 June 2016|
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Response from ManagerOban | Property representative |
Thank you for your message. Unfortunately there is no lift in The Palace Hotel. Most of our bedrooms are on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors - there are roughly 100 steps to the top floor. There is no private parking. The... More
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