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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The common areas were nice, room was fine & clean, shower was pretty tricky to get a decent temperature from but otherwise we were happy. Where I was very impressed was with the customer service. We were allowed our dogs everywhere but the restaurant. We were given the option to have breakfast in the lounge instead of the restaurant which...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a great weekend in this hotel! We got a January deal for Dinner, Bed, and Breakfast. The food was good, the hot tub was great, and the bar within the hotel was nice! All in all it was good value for money. We had a few issues- on arrival we were given a room with a dog bed in...

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

Dear katiiiiii816, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of you recent stay. I'm glad that you had a good stay with us. In particular, I'm really pleased that you found our staff to be helpful and friendly. I hope you can stay with us again soon. Kind regards David McGhie General Manager

Shieldaig, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel was a great disappointment. We asked for an upgrade room with a view of the sea, this cost £25.00. The view of the sea through a very small window was the only positive aspect of the room. Our room was at the top of two flights of very steep stairs with no sign of a lift. The room...

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

Dear ShugT3010, Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us. I really disappointed that we did not meet your expectations on this occasion. We do have an ongoing programme of maintenance and refurbishment but it is too early to say when then next stage of this will commence. I have shared you comments with the rest of...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good hotel but in need of a bit of an upgrade, and it's a bit of a maze. The lift is a long way from reception, the bedroom could do with more up to date furniture. However, the place was spotlessly clean, the staff were extremely helpful and friendly, and the breakfast was fab!

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

Dear Angela S, Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us. I'm glad that you found the hotel to be clean and our staff friendly too. I've shared your comments with the team and I know that our Head Chef, Steven, is delighted to hear that you enjoyed breakfast. I hope you can stay with us again...

Reviewed 1 week ago

You only get what you pay for and so as this was a budget new year break we were expecting mediocre. , The dance floor was tiny and entertainment average but the food was good and the hotel was clean and at a good location. The most outstanding feature was the service which was amazing. The staff really were outstanding...

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

Dear Jacqueline L, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us at the Oban Bay Hotel. I'm really pleased to hear that you had a good stay for Hogmanay. I've shared your comments with the rest of the team and as always I'm delighted that they have made the difference. I hope...

Carlisle, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to admit to a deep liking for this hotel with it's superb situation, and ever changing view over the bay. For a Christmas break it has been welcoming and extremely good value for money. Sadly, what I have been pleased to call "shabby chic" is now leaning far too heavily toward the "shabby" and deserting the "chic". This...

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

Dear Sheila S, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us. I'm glad that there were some positive aspects to your stay. I understand your concerns about the appointment of the bedrooms. There is an ongoing programme of refurbishment throughout the group, but it is too early to say when the next...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a really nice couple of days R and R here Lovley place indeed, we had a small double room which for us was more than adequate. The hot tub and spa facilities were also very good. Small point we found a few cobwebs in our room but apart from that no complaints.

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

Dear Thomas L, Thank you for writing a review of your recent stay with us at the Oban Bay Hotel. I'm glad that you had a good stay and that you found the spa facilities to be good. I hope you can stay with us again soon. Kind regards David McGhie General Manager

widnes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for New Year for the second year in a row and had a great time. It was a 3 day package and included entertainment. The hotel and the rooms are a little dated but very clean and the towels are changed daily. The main reason we returned was the food. I would rate the hotel a 3 star...

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

Dear tomtom77Widnes, Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us. I'm delighted that you had a good time and I'm especially pleased that you enjoyed the food. I've shared your kind comments with our Head Chef, Steven, who I know is really pleased to get such great feedback. I hope you'll book again for next year. Kind...

Oldham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't be fooled by the photos, this hotel is in need of massive investment I guess the excessive cost of the room included the sunset because that was all that was good about it Tired and then some..is all I can describe it as, simply not value for money and there was a musty smell everywhere Breakfast was ok but...

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

Dear STEVE528791, Thank you for your review. I am disappointed that you don't appear to have had a good stay with us, but I can't help feeling that there's an agenda to your comments. Your comments are not constructive and not really in keeping with the other reviews that we get. We regularly get excellent reviews about our stunning location,...

Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I will start this with the fact that the staff there were lovely, other than that this has to be without a doubt the worst place I have ever stayed in! The hotel itself is nothing like the pictures or the description make it out to be. We were charged £465 for 3 nights and to be frank, with the...

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

Dear Leigh898, Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us. I'm a disappointed that you did not enjoy your experience with us, but most people can see that your review is not in keeping with the other reviews that we get. Your comments are extremely provocative and misleading. Our photos online are a sample of areas of...

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  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • 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: £52 - £139 (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
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Oban Bay Hotel Scotland
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“If you don't want a pet friendly room- advise the hotel before you arrive.”
 of 5 bubbles katiiiiii816, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Avoid booking this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles ShugT3010, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“You might want to request a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles jacquelinel270, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If "sea view" is not available, try one on the third floor.”
 of 5 bubbles SheilaS964, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back of the hotel are a little more modern”
 of 5 bubbles tomtom77Widnes, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
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