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Oban Bay Hotel
Ranked #7 of 13 Hotels in Oban
Renfrew, Scotland, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
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“birthday treat”
Reviewed 26 May 2014

got a great deal at this hotel through classic Britain 2 nites bed/breakfast and evening meal and had a third night free hotel was very nice but could do with a bit of updating but no complaints the staff were very nice and friendly and could not do enough the food was excellent in the evening and the breakfast set us up for the day would go back again as oban is a lovely town just wish we had better weather but that's Scotland for you

Room Tip: pay a little extra for a sea view room brilliant
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 May 2014

A recent visit to this hotel, out of season, did not inspire us. The first appearance was not very good entrance was poor and name plates broken. Reception a little off-putting and room offered very small, dark , poor outlook to rear of kitchen, unclean (bedcover stained() Upgrade room, at a cost, better although in roof with no lift it had a seaview through a small window. Food was reasonable being a taster menu with small portions, although for our relaxing holiday the running about of the restaurant staff was frustrating. We also had some concern about the pricing and this should be watched when booking any offer.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 May 2014

Lovely hotel with great staff would highly recommend. The food was delicious also, only down side was car park was a little small but overall I really enjoyed the staff and the pamper packages are amazing :-)))

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Perth
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Reviewed 23 May 2014

We managed to get this hotel on an excellent deal where we got breakfast, dinner and room for a set price. For the deal, it was definitely worth it as the food was absolutely spot on and we had two excellent meals. However, the room left a lot to be desired. The bathroom was needing refurbishment as it didn't match with the luxurious image of the hotel. The room itself was nice but again, was not as luxurious as I was expecting from somewhere that charges so much.
If you can get an online deal for this hotel, grab it. If not, it might be better to spend your money elsewhere.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 May 2014

The short break I had was booked through a friend. Fantastic views from the conservatory across the bay. The hotel staff, in particular the restaurant staff, were excellent, as was the food. We had the taster menu included in our rate and whilst this was superb, it proved to be too much at times. However, unlike other hotel chains, if guests are on a dinner, bed and breakfast rate no allowance is given towards the A la Carte menu. Anything chosen was at a reduced price but additional to the dinner, bed and breakfast rate - buyer beware!!!

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Oban, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 May 2014

Marion and I spent 2 nights at Oban Bay and Spa on one of their special deals.We were treated by all the staff to true pampering (makes you feel important).The kitchen and dining-room staff deserve special mention, the meals were cooked,presented,served to a very high standard.A bigger car park would be good ,but we would not get the exercise of going to collect the car.I will be scanning the Crerar web-site hoping to find a deal that makes it possible to return . George Arnott.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 May 2014

Spent 3 nights there amazing value for money and view from lounge spectacular.
Food was excellent as were the staff nothing too much bother.Would return again but would request a bigger room as the room we were in was very dark at back of the hotel .

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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Oban Bay Hotel

Property: Oban Bay Hotel
Address: | Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 13 Hotels in Oban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Oban Bay Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 80
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 
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Oban Bay Hotel And Spa
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