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“Good hotel for a short break”
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Kings Knoll Hotel
Ranked #43 of 94 Oban B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 17 February 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights short break. Warm welcome on arrival & friendly staff throughout our stay. Our room was comfortable & clean, with tea/coffee making facilities. The bathroom was very small & a bit dated compared to the bedroom but was clean & toiletries were provided. The shower was poor, however, as I couldn't wash my hair due to the water pressure being so low .. Would have taken too long! Would have definitely been an issue if we had stayed longer. We didn't have an evening meal so can't comment, but the breakfast was amazing! Plenty of choice (juice, cereal, prunes, croissants) followed by a good sized full cooked breakfast. Very tasty & set us up for the day. Nice, comfortable bar area. Parking on site, which is always a bonus, especially with all the pay & display areas that Oban has. We love Oban & visit quite regularly, and this is a hotel we would definitely book again.

Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 December 2013

Beautiful old building located on a slope.Walking distance from the water front.
Very decent, clean, well furnished cosy rooms.
Staff very courteous and co-operative. Breakfast was sumptuous and delicious.
Could have spent few more days.
Both the Hotel and Oban are really wonderful and memorable.
Hope will get an opportunity to visit again soon.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 November 2013

Once again we stayed for a fortnights holiday. Although the weather was not to kind (showers most days). The service provided was excellent, the meals (breakfast and dinner) were more than ample. We even said to Tom smaller portions please, well my waistline has expanded, so it is not a criticism but anyone staying will definitely be well catered for. Both Tom and Kenna made us both welcoming and accepted us as part of the 'family'.
Once again thanks Tom, We will be back.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

When we were looking for hotels, we found it difficult to find anything within our price range as they were all expensive and we wanted something for 1 weeks' stay so we could use it as a base to explore the west coast of Scotland. We were pleasantly surprised by the standard of the hotel. Although it's a victorian hotel, it has recently been modernised so the rooms' are contemporary with modern bathrooms although the breakfast area is still traditional.
The full Scottish breakfast was substantial and there were cereals, juice and toast - plenty to choose from.
Tom was also a great host - really friendly and informative but not pushy at all.
The only small downside was the nearness to the main road but it's 5 minutes' walk from Oban and such good value, it's easy to balance that out against the positives.

Room Tip: We had the room next to the bar which we thought maybe noisy but it's a quiet bar for residents...
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 October 2013

Five of us stayed here for an overnight trip in August. We had three doubles booked. All rooms were clean and tidy and at breakfast nothing was too much trouble and the traditional full Scottish breakfast was amazing !! Few mins walk to the town centre so location great. Would def stay here again.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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3  Thank leezl
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Reviewed 6 September 2013

Having arrived at short notice in Oban, was really glad we chose this hotel. Staff were very pleasant and helpful, especially the manager. Room was spacious and clean with a lovely sea view. Hotel area was quite, yet only a few minutes walk from town centre. Plenty of variety for breakfast, which was well cooked. Enjoyed our stay here, would recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 September 2013

Can,t believe some of the reviews on here,some people are really hard to please! I have just returned from a 2 night stay in this hotel,the room was massive,lovely bathroom,very pleasant and helpful staff and the breakfast was amazing,and all for a very good price.What else can you ask for?

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Kings Knoll Hotel

Address: Dunollie Road, Oban PA34 5JH, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #43 of 94 B&Bs / Inns in Oban
Price Range: £93 - £115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kings Knoll Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
All bedrooms are en-suite with open panoramic views of either the town, or Oban bay, Offering a subtle blend of both traditional and modern comfort, large bedrooms are available with, king size beds. Big comfortable chairs and all the nice useful extras expected from this type of hotel. Kings Knoll is among a few establishments that have their own , off street , private parking. Locally brewed ales, west coast malt whisky, and bar meals are served in our traditional bar.Splendid multi-choice, breakfasts are available, something for everyone. Superior and high quality standard rooms are all on offer-prices to suit every body's budget. We use local suppliers and produce as much as possible, understanding the, growing interest in eating locally grown produceEarly and, late season deals available. Wi- Fi service installed. Large free private, off street ,parking for hotel residents. ... more   less 
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