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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here 4th to 6th February 2017. Although decor dated and fraying carpets, there has been improvement since we were last here. Hotel is located right at harbour and ideal for walking about Oban, good view over the harbour from the bar area. Staff very attentive and accommodating, especially the chap on reception when we arrived and throughout (did not...

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay with us. I'm really pleased that you had a good time I hope you'll visit Oban again soon. Kind regards Darrell Williams

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

A busy wee place with lovely food but most of all, excellent service from all involved. Would definitely recommend and I will return. We were given an early breakfast and every member of staff was charming and helpful.

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us at the Columba Hotel. I'm really pleased that you had such a good stay and I'm delighted that you found the staff to be so helpful, I do hope it won't be long before you visit us again. Kind regards Darrell Williams

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Single room (312). Very nice. Single bed up against the wall but overall a very good size for a single room and the bathroom was 2/3 the size of the room – spacious. Sea views over the north harbour – very nice. Good state of repair. Good heating (it was very cold when I was here). Bed comfy. Ok pillows...

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted that you had such a good stay and i will share your comments with the rest of the team. I do hope that you can come and stay again soon. Kind regards Darrell Williams

Conifer, Colorado
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I was there in the dead of winter, so I had my choice of rooms. I had a wonderful bay view, but the room was cold most of the time (the heater just could not keep up) and hot during the couple hours in the morning when the sun was shining in (I can imagine it would be very hot...

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Thank you for leaving a review of your recent stay with us. Please accept my sincere apologies for any difficulties that you experienced at the hotel Thanks Darrell Williams

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Hi, just turned up at the hotel on Saturday night, had no booking but reception was really helpful, managed to fit us in! Room had sea view, was a bit dated but comfy all same, breakfast was excellent, the hotel overall has the best location in Oban in my opinion, near to everything, would definitely recommend this hotel

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted that you had such a good stay and i will share your comments with the rest of the team. I do hope that you can come and stay again soon. Kind regards Darrell Williams

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic location when visiting Oban. First room we were given was next door to a room that was being painted - the smell was overpowering and had I slept in the room we were given I would have almost certainly got a headache - quite cheeky to place someone in a room next to one being painted. Anyway, we went...

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review of your recent stay with us. I'm glad that you had a good stay and in particular that you had a good breakfast. We do have a rolling programme of refurbishment but i!m very sorry the paint was overpowering I hope you can stay again soon. Kind regards Darrell Williams

Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

No complaints about cleanliness and location, but very cold rooms and uncomfortable beds. No sound insulation whatsoever. Laundry delivery just after 6am was not the wake up call I had hoped for. Only 8 parking spaces too. Plenty of better hotels in Oban.

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review of your recent stay with us. Please accept my sincere apologies for any difficulties that you experienced at the hotel Thanks Darrell Williams

Milngavie, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2017

This hotel is very central, with a lovely view over Oban Bay, where you can see all the water traffic arriving and departing. The rooms are comfortable with good televisions and hairdryer. Breakfast was buffet style, so can have whatever you want and there is a fine choice. To have a drink in the bar, you have to go outside...

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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Double bed was very small and quite hard. Everything was clean. Ensuite a bit weird with a big window opposite the toilet looking out onto the carpark and harbour with no privacy glass or anything so had to pull the blind down every time I needed the loo. Think the bedroom window was single glazed as sounded like something from...

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay with us. Your comments have been passed on and where feasible improvements will be made. Thank you once again for your comments. Kind Regards Darrell Williams

Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Late rooms.com booking gave us a double room with breakfast for £45. Location couldn't be more central. Friendly welcome from receptionist and room was decent. If you were staying any length of time then might be worth adding for seafront view. We viewed street at rear but no issues. Excellent buffet breakfast, helpful staff. Would recommend.

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Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us at the Columba Hotel. I'm really pleased that you had such a good stay and I'm delighted that you found the staff to be so helpful, I do hope it won't be long before you visit us again. Kind regards Darrell Williams

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Columba Hotel

Address: North Pier, Oban PA34 5QD, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: RM288 - RM633 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Columba Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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“sea view turret rooms are the best. avoid rooms above reception, especially on the first floor as you can experience some noise from smokers”
 of 5 bubbles wakefieldj, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sea view rooms.”
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“If you want a sea view I would request this when booking”
 of 5 bubbles 933alisons, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“if solo 312 great choice”
 of 5 bubbles Whatbob, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Bay view is worth the extra price.”
  • Lovely view but could hear people talking below.
  • Torn sheet
  • peeling paint
  • Lovely view from tired room.
  • paint on the wall paper
 of 5 bubbles kathieAHPlanner, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
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