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“Room four was fantastic”
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Oban Bay Hotel
Ranked #7 of 13 Hotels in Oban
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We stayed at the Oban Bay Hotel for five nights recently. We had room #4 which did not disappoint! It had a beautiful view of the bay and a large four poster bed. I highly recommend trying to get this room as some of the rooms may not be as nice. The breakfast was large and delicious. And it was a lovely walk along the bay to town. Staff is young but friendly and dinner was good too. Yes, the carpet is old, but don't let is ruin your stay. The lounge is very comfortable and you can drink or eat there looking out at the bay. loved it. Also - if you need help with your luggage, they are happy to oblige - just ask!

Room Tip: We stayed in room 4 and it was fabulous
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  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Manager_ObanBay, General Manager at Oban Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Dear nuyorka,

Thank you for writing a review of your recent stay with us.

I am very pleased to read that you had such a good stay. I will share your kind comments with the rest of the team, who I know will be delighted to have made a difference.

Kind regards

David McGhie
General Manager

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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

What a shame. Fantastic location, perfectly fine really but just so rough around the edges. Nothing actually wrong, just background mediocrity in so many areas as several other reviews suggest. Letting itself down when it needn't do so.

Stayed: September 2017, travelled with family
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Manager_ObanBay, General Manager at Oban Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Dear Thom B,

Thank you for your recent review.

I am grateful for your feedback which I will share with the rest of the team.

Kind regards

David McGhie
General Manager

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

The hallway to our room had a carpet that should have been replaced years ago. Frayed, dirty - just awful. The room was nothing special. Just the basics, nothing else. The lift could stand a good cleaning too. The restaurant? Well, it was fair to good. My wife's salmon was quite good, my steak burger? Well, not so good. There are lots of choices in Oban. I wouldn't stay here again.

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank EltonWG
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Manager_ObanBay, General Manager at Oban Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Dear EltonWG,

Thank you for leaving a review of your recent stay with us.

I am sorry to read that you were disappointed with your stay. I will share your comments with the rest of the team. The hotel has much to offer guests including great views and an excellent location, friendly staff and great food.

Kind regards

David McGhie
General Manager

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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed in double room 10 mins walk from town clean enough,small tv no views and the price would put me off staying again nothing special,but at the right price with the right room would bump it up a couple of stars

Stayed: September 2017, travelled on business
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Manager_ObanBay, General Manager at Oban Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Dear staff66,

Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us.

I am glad that we met your needs on this occasion. Our rates vary depending on the time of the year. It is worth bearing in mind also that you should book through our hotel directly since we offer better rates than our third party partners.

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David McGhie
General Manager

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed last Saturday overnight on diner bed and breakfast package. We arrived at noon and were informed that check in was after 3pm. The hot tub was broken so we had a wonder around Oban and went back at 6pm to check in.

When we went down for diner we were informed we had no table, dispite booking one the evening before. After some debate and we did get a table.

The food was well presented, the mussels starter was good, but the beef main lacked any vegetables. A few people were complaining about the service and time to be served. Getting water was a case of trying to get the staff's attention.

After the meal I asked for a gin and tonic, to be advised that they had no chilled tonic.

The room had the squeakist bed I have ever tried to sleep in. Room 152.

The breakfast, following a night trying not to move on the bed, was slightly strange. Cereal and juice had to be ordered along with any cooked food. Tea and toast was replenished if you requested it.

The staff all tried hard and seemed keen to please. Not sure if we will be back.

Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
1  Thank Ian C
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Manager_ObanBay, General Manager at Oban Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Dear Ian C,

Thank you for your writing a review of your recent stay with us.

The flooring around our hot tub is currently being repaired. It is quite a large job which we expect to take another week.

All of our breakfast items are ordered from the menu and are served to the guests at the table.

I have shared your comments about dinner with our restaurant team and we will continue with our training programme.

Kind regards

David McGhie
General Manager

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Additional Information about Oban Bay Hotel

Address: | Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 13 Hotels in Oban
Price Range: RM220 - RM659 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Oban Bay Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 80
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Enjoying a prime position on the seafront, the Oban Bay Hotel & Spa has great views to Mull and Kerrera. For guests looking to relax and get away from it all, the hotel now offers an outdoor hot tub, spa treatments, along with a small sauna and steam room. In addition, Oban Bay Hotel has a comfortable bar and lounge area from which you can watch the world go by. ... more   less 
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Oban Bay Hotel And Spa
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