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    The Ranald Hotel

    41 Stevenson Street, Oban PA34 5NA, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent55%
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    • Average11%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “baked eggs” (213 reviews)
    “no lift” (82 reviews)
    “compact room” (17 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Bar/Lounge
    Free Parking
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

    The Ranald Hotel has always been our home base when we travel to Oban. My excellent rating is based on the warm and friendly welcome by the hotel staff. Julie, Nicole and Jaime made every effort to make our stay memorable from serving breakfast to...More

    Thank Clanmother
    Response from Nicole C, Manager at The Ranald HotelResponded 8 October 2016

    Thank you for your review of The Ranald Hotel. We appreciate all feedback from our guests. I'll be sure to pass these comments onto our team! They will be delighted. We hope to see you again in future! Thanks again.

    Reviewed 21 September 2016

    This hotel is centrally located and in a good spot for visiting Oban, close to downtown, restaurants and shops. The rooms are OK, breakfast is nice with baked eggs, porridge with the thickest cream I have ever had and other tasty tidbits. here is no...More

    Thank John A
    Response from Nicole C, Manager at The Ranald HotelResponded 8 October 2016

    Thank you for your review. We appreciate all feedback from our guests. I will pass these comments onto our team. I'm sorry for the issues you had throughout your stay. All rooms affected by our boiler were credited for this and emails were sent to...More

    Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

    My mother and I stayed here after travelling straight through from Vancouver, Canada to Oban. The hotel is in a good location and had everything we needed during the "recovery" phase. It is quiet and clean. Their breakfast was fine -- though the space was...More

    Thank Janet T
    Response from Nicole C, Manager at The Ranald HotelResponded 8 October 2016

    Thank you for your review. We appreciate all feedback from our guests. I will pass these comments onto our team. I'm sorry about the issue with our wifi, we do reboot it for our guests however we have since updated to a faster broadband. This...More

    Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

    There are some good points to this hotel......the staff were friendly, it's in a central location and the beds are pretty comfy. However, there are many things that make this hotel a poor choice at the prices charged - only go if you can get...More

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    Reviewed 13 September 2016

    I had not appreciated it at the time of booking but this is a city centre 'micro' type hotel. It is best suited to a business man or woman visiting Oban for business with a clean shirt and socks and pants in the briefcase. It...More

    Thank Chris E
    Response from Nicole C, Manager at The Ranald HotelResponded 8 October 2016

    Thank you for your review. I'm sorry you found our hotel to be unsuitable for you. We do offer larger rooms, perhaps it was a compact double room you were staying in as the room is very compact therefore I can understand your difficulty with...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$90 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Argyll and Bute >
    • Oban
    • Also Known As
    • The Ranald Hotel Oban, Scotland
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    scchisolm
    25 May 2017|
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    Response from Steven S | Reviewed this property |
    Believe not, so bring your own
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    Response from Siobhan R | Property representative |
    Unfortunately we don't have a car park at The Ranald Hotel, we are on a side street so on street parking is available which is free between 6pm and 9am. There is however a free car park which is only 5 minutes walk away. If... More
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    "Any one who has difficulty climbing stairs, ask for ground floor."
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    "No lift so if you are on an upper floor assistance might be needed"
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