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Alva
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

was a bit dubious about booking due to reviews but thought we would give it a try anyway, the hotel is so outdated,the bedroom is tiny and for £74 wasnt worth it, the bed was rammed up against some old fashioned speaker system and the bed rattled against it everytime you moved, the bathroom was the smallest ive ever been...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seeing this hotel pop up a few times I was a bit dubious with the mixed reviews! But with a last minute stay it was very welcoming! I travelled with my husband, two young boys (3 and 4) and our large puppy! Yes the place is in great need of a good refurbishment, but the room was warm, cosy and...

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Staffordshire, UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location was lovely with fantastic views from the breakfast room and lounge/conservatory. Free parking on site but fairly limited at the front, extra to the rear. All the staff were very friendly and helpful. Hotel was clean but tired and dated. The hotel is very dated and bedrooms in much need of a refurb.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place with outstanding views over the Loch. Very friendly and helpful staff which is typical of the Scottish. Room was standard. Breakfast was plentiful. Didn't use the pool but did want to. Was almost staying an extra night!! We plan to return to Oban and back to the Lancaster ASAP! !

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Thank Heather E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a 3 night stay at the Lancaster but due to inclement weather, cut it short to 2 nights. We paid a little extra for a sea view room and were allotted room 8. As you look at the picture of the front of the building, room 8 is on the right hand end of the first floor. The...

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Thank Steven S
Scotland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Lancaster is a very warm, welcoming hotel and myself and my partner had a lovely time. Staff provided a very friendly service. Although the hotel was a bit dated and quirky it was one if the many things we loved about the place. Can't wait to go back.

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The Lancaster has lovely views, but the staff are rude and very unfriendly, the rooms are awful, the mattresses and pillows must be from the 1960s. The bathroom stank, the carpet was sticky and the breakfast was below average. Certainly not worth the price. We are used to "roughing it" so its not that we have unrealistic standards, but for...

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2Thank WeChooseAdventure
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Many travellers have not been satisfied with this hotel. It's true that whole hotel needs thorough renovation but a lot of is forgiven because of very good and friendly service. We got probably one of the best rooms with wonderfull sea view. Although the room was very old there was everything we needed. Beds could be better but they didn't...

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nhill
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Dire dirge of a place that looks like it's still in the 1950s beds were terrible and the chair in the room had all the stuffing hanging down the walls were paper thin and you could hear everything and I mean everything it was that bad we left after one night really bad and should not be open

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 December 2016

rooms are outdated ,sliding door to wee shower room in the room was broken ,toilet seat fell off when lifted up ,old carpets bedding beds ,awful small breakfast,served on a side plate ,staff very friendly ,swimming pool ect great and views ,all ordered a meal ,did not eat.. as soup was water with stock only , all times we all...

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Lancaster

Address: Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AD, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: RM257 - RM403 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lancaster 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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Lancaster Oban, Scotland
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“Go for the sea view option.”
 of 5 bubbles stevensT9351DH, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay there.”
 of 5 bubbles WeChooseAdventure, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't go into any”
 of 5 bubbles ivorthedriver, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“awful rooms”
 of 5 bubbles ijp74525, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Best views over the bay are to the front.”
 of 5 bubbles cathyholms, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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