I loved this hotel! It is family owned and operated, and it shows! The room was small, but exceptionally clean and with all of the amenities of a four or five star facility. The bar is wonderful. The staff is extremely welcoming. I would go back in a second! And the location is the best in Oban!
Stands in Oban center near the ferry terminal ideal for visiting the Scottish Highlands as well as the Isles of Mull and …More
1 minute from the shops - car park at back of hotel - staff very helpful - rooms pleasing, modern, clean and tidy - Steak House (in same hotel) - good meals reasonable priced. - All in all a good hotel
whilst I could not fault the hotel the food two tear system didn't agree with me at all
I wasn't aware of it before I came and it could not be changed wilst I was their
I thought that I was a hotel guest they pointed out to me that I was a band b guest?
which gave a two tear price on the menus
I think that this should have been made a bit more prominent as I didn't want to go out that night
I was on a motorbike and had been very wet but I also wasn't about to pay twice the price ????
regards tony hulls
"Outstanding hotel, despite needing minor upgrades"
The location is excellent. It is about 20 minutes walk or a short cheap taxi ride to the ferry terminal and the railway station if you are using Oban as a centre for visiting the highlands and islands. The staff are helpful and courteous. The full Scottish breakfasts are outstanding, the bar meals are good, and the restaurant, though quite pricey, more or less lives up to its pretensions. The Jacuzzi bath in our room, which I think was standard in all, was a nice feature.
Access to the annex at the back, where most of the rooms are, is awkward; there are 14 stairs before reaching a corridor that leads to the lift, and a number of fire doors to negotiate. This could be a serious obstacle for anyone with mobility problems.
Soundproofing needs to be improved; the walls and floors in the annex were excellent transmitters of footsteps, creaks and plumbing noises, and at the front door is a notice asking people not to talk outside the door late at night because it disturbs the guests.
Despite those quibbles, I would go back there again.
Chris from Chevy Chase, MD
The Queens Hotel in Oban is housed in a former Victorian villa located close to the Esplanade and boasting magnificent views …More
We visit Oban around three times a year and always stay in the Oyster Inn. Weather not grea on the Saturday but glorious on the Sunday morning whilst we sat having breakfast looking out over Loch Etive.
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