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The Ranald Hotel

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#2 of 13 Hotels in Oban
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07/06/2017 08/06/2017
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Lincoln, Nebraska
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our GPS did not have the (very recently built) Ranald (RAN-ald, not ran-ALD, as we pronounced it) Hotel , so we had to stop and ask for directions to find it. It's just a few blocks off the beautiful harbor in Oban. Really nice rooms, clean and comfortable, and a great breakfast too. Try the smoked salmon baked eggs.

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Laurencekirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Welcoming book in on Saturday. Room and facilities were spotless - comfy bed, powerful shower and usual tea and coffee making facilities. Excellent location, although finding parking proved a bit more difficult , because of one way system. The breakfast was disappointing. There was only one waitress serving and cooking breakfasts. She appeared sullen and not helpful when we questioned...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We loved our two night stay here. The breakfast was great in the morning and the room was very clean. It's a very convenient location and we'll likely return once we head back to Oban! The street outside our room was a bit noisy at night but we didn't mind since it's close to the main street and bars.

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Greenbank, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night at the end of April before travelling to Iona , then returned for a night on our way back. Able to get the same room (#2) which was on the first floor with window to the rocky hill behind. (No steps to climb with luggage and plenty of privacy.) Good location close to ferry dock and...

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OLYMPIA, WA USA
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recently in the UK and stayed at The Ranald Hotel in Oban, Scotland. What a wonderful surprise after being in hotels in England that were just okay. The room was cozy, well-appointed, and spotless. Though our room faced the street, it was not too noisy, despite what other reviewers have said. Our sleep was never interrupted. The highlight...

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clackmannan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room we had was clean ,comfortable ,nicely furnished. 2nd floor, no lift otherwise this hotel is good. centrally located near all the transport links breakfast was fine, selection cereals,fresh fruit ,yogurts,orange juice.tea coffee.

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Roseburg, Oregon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff and facility were top notch. Staff was helpful in suggesting local activities. Rooms were good sized and furnished nicely. The included breakfast had great variety and their baked egg was great.

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Siobhan R, Manager at The Ranald Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review The Ranald hotel. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed our baked eggs. I will be sure to pass your lovely comments onto the rest of the staff. Thanks again.

GLASGOW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Boutique type hotel ,with a big wow factor, had a great room at the front ,good size, all facilities,centrally located ,just minutes ,ferry,station, restaurants ,esplanade fantastic spot, good staff ,first class Manager who was leaving that weekend , great break ,would return ,great value

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Siobhan R, Manager at The Ranald Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of our hotel. We love to read such positive comments from our guests. We are very sad to be losing such a great manager as nicole but i will make sure i pass these comments on to her. She will be delighted. Thanks again.

Beverley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Ranald is well located in the town centre with easy access to the train station and ferry terminal. The rooms are nicely done out and very clean. There is a reception/bar/breakfast area. Lots of great restaurants in Oben.

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Siobhan R, Manager at The Ranald Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Ranald Hotel. We appreciate all feedback from guests as it helps us to improve day by day. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. I do hope you can return in future, thanks again.

Abrantes, Portugal
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This little cozy hotel was an amazing surprise. The rooms where really comfortable and the bed was very comfortable, really very good. The breakfast was also very good, the buffet had a good variety of choices, and there was also additional dishes made to order. All were very tasteful in a small cozy restaurant. Amazing and delightful. The staff was...

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Siobhan R, Manager at The Ranald Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of The Ranald hotel. I am always so pleased to read such positive comments and i will be sure to pass them on to the rest of our team. I hope you have a chance to return again in the future.

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oban's only purpose built hotel in decades, ushering in a new era ofmodernity whilst keeping a distinctive local flavour. Add the passion, warmth and dedication of Hayley's team and The Ranald experience was born.Our metro hotel is set in the heart of Oban's Victorian architecture and located just off the main esplanade. We are just a couple of minutes walk from both the Calmac Ferry Terminal and Oban Train StationOur vision at The Ranald was to bring you affordable luxury. Our range of 17 ensuite guest rooms have sumptuous king sized beds, fluffy duck down pillows, flat screen TV's, i-Phone docking stations and complimentary wifi throughout the hotel. Enjoy a relaxing drink in our contemporary lounge bar, perfect for before or after sampling Oban's fine choice of restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ranald Hotel

Address: 41 Stevenson Street, Oban PA34 5NA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: RM391 - RM851 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Ranald Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Front of hotel”
ELDERTON, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at rear of hotel would be quieter. No parking. Excellent location for town centre.”
GrahamN968, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the front of the hotel”
MaemiG, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“This is a smart modern boutique hotel, so don't expect the grandeur of the Ritz.”
MaryfromEdinburgh, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Grand plus has a seating area.”
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