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    Kelvin Hotel

    Shore Street, Oban PA34 4LQ, Scotland
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          Reviewed 16 November 2016

          I mean it is a budget hotel. Full stop. Having said that, it is clean, the people friendly and the room adequate with fully functioning bathroom. I have paid more at other places and got less. It is handy for all the town amenities and...More

          Thank Inspector2Cumbria
          Reviewed 2 November 2016

          Great value hotel, close to the ferry terminal and railway station. We received a warm welcome at the hotel in September, staff were friendly and helpful, even letting us store our bicycles inside. Rooms are basic, but have tea and coffee facilities, towels etc. We...More

          Thank Carole C
          Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

          I needed a good night's sleep - and possibly more importantly - a genuinely warm and friendly welcome and environment - on my stopover in Oban as part of my 5,300 mile solo bicycle ride round the coast of the UK raising funds for The...More

          Thank Paxo9
          Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

          Arrived an hour before check on time, after travelling over 3.5hrs we were tired and in need of a toilet. Walked in hotel and saod we were staying the night could we possibly check in early, no, could i use the bar toilets, no. So...More

          1  Thank Loren Purple D
          Reviewed 21 September 2016

          The rooms here are practical rather than lavish. However the staff were really good and helpful. There is an option of a continental breakfast but the restaurant is not currently open. However the town centre is full of eateries which are only a couple of...More

          Thank FilbertSept16
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          • Top amenities
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Bar/Lounge
          • Price range
          • US$90 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 20
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          • Argyll and Bute >
          • Oban
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          • Kelvin Hotel Oban, Scotland
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          Hi, I'm due to stay here with my partner at the hotel for one night over the weekend and we are planning to go over to the Isle of Mull on the day we check out. I was wondering if anyone knew if the hotel would allow you to leave any bags and collect them later? We only will have two large rucksacks?
          19 June 2017|
          Response from KelvinOban | Property representative |
          Hi You can leave your luggage in the Dining Room and collect it later on in the day after you get back from Mull.
          I've booked in here for a night in April and on reading the reviews i can't get a clear picture because the reviews are so varied. Please can someone give me reassurance that I'll get a comfortable nights sleep. Thanks
          3 March 2015|
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          Response from Barry N |
          I am staying here for work for 4 nights no clean towels untill 2nd night bedsheets haven't been changed and this is night 3 even got chocolate on top covers still not changed carpet not hovered looks like it's a case off... More
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          "Room 3 at back of hotel, no view, but no noise or disturbance."
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          "Easy to find and within a couple of minutes walk to all local amenities which include food, rail and ferry."
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          "rooms at back quiet"
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          "The family attic room was spacious, light and clean."
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