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Perle Oban Hotel
4 out of 5
Station Square, Oban, Scotland
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The price is £139 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (410 reviews)

"Excellent location.... near to railway, boat terminal and bus station....."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

Perle Oban Hotel
Corran House Guest House & Hostel
2 out of 5
1 Victoria Crescent, Corran Esplanade, Oban, Scotland
The price is £65 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (187 reviews)
Excellent Stay

"I stayed here on business but was really impressed and would like to bring my family back here - as we have a lot of food intolerances, the option of cooking for ourselves in the well equipped and beautifully clean kitchen is brilliant."…"

Reviewed on 14 Jan 2020

Corran House Guest House & Hostel
Ayres Guest House
3 out of 5
3 Victoria Crescent, Oban, Scotland
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4.1/5Very Good! (16 reviews)
Nice hotel across from Harbour.

"This was a charming hotel across from the harbour which we could see from our window. It was close to the downtown area so easy to walk to. There is a pub in the basement of this complex so it was really nice to be able to go for a drink without having to go far. Breakfast was good. We really enjoyed ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Dec 2016

Ayres Guest House
Best Western Muthu Queens Hotel
4 out of 5
Corran Esplanade, Oban, Scotland
The price is £110 per night
3.8/5Good! (484 reviews)

"Worked there 50 years ago and wanted to see the place again. Liked the relaxed atmosphere created by the staff. Extractor fan in the bathroom faulty but staff extremely helpful about this."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Best Western Muthu Queens Hotel
The Kelvin Hotel
The price is £95 per night
3.8/5Good! (240 reviews)

"Theirs was the best bed that I have slept on in three weeks! Staff was friendly and the little pub lounge was warm and comfy."…"

Reviewed on 25 Oct 2019

The Kelvin Hotel
Columba Hotel
3 out of 5
The price is £104 per night
3.7/5Good! (397 reviews)
Oban stay

"Very good stay , the bed was a bit soft but was ok, the room was very clean and warm with plenty of room. The shower was good but took time to warm up . The breakfast was excellent will stay here again ."…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb 2020

Columba Hotel
The Royal Hotel
2 out of 5
Argyll Square, Oban, Scotland
The price is £103 per night
3.6/5Good! (417 reviews)

"The room had everything we required, the bed was comfortable and we slept well despite very squeaky floor boards. The staff were all very friendly and helpful and breakfast was served well despite the restrictions at this time. Thank you to everyone and well done in exceptional times."…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

The Royal Hotel
The Regent Hotel
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3.2/5 (573 reviews)
Wonderful nice place for short stays near all amen

"Nice hotel with easy access for short stays ."…"

Reviewed on 30 Dec 2019

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Cheap Hotels in Oban

Oban has a variety of cheap accommodation options and places to visit, making it a great holiday choice for budget-conscious travellers. You can find ways to save money while getting to know this destination, which is home to attractions like McCaig's Tower, Oban Distillery and Oban Ferry Terminal.

When it comes to affordable lodging choices in Oban, you'll find hotels that won't break the bank. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and get good reviews from travellers searching for a bargain:

The Regent Hotel - 2-star hotel. You'll find free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its central location and comfortable beds.

Perle Oban Hotel - Customers like this hotel for its good location and proximity to shops. It offers free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar.

Corran House Guest House & Hostel - At this 2-star hostel, you can take advantage of free WiFi, a bar and laundry facilities. Reviews mention the clean rooms and helpful staff.

Ayres Guest House - 3-star guesthouse. You'll find free WiFi and a bar at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its helpful staff.

The Kelvin Hotel - Customers like this 1-star hotel for its convenient parking and comfortable rooms. It offers free WiFi, a bar and free bottled water.

Planning Your Trip to Oban

Still deciding on your trip dates? Learn more about the best months to go with these temperature and rainfall stats so you can make the most of your money.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 15°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March and April, with an average temperature of 4°F
  • Rainiest months: January, June, February and July, with an average rainfall of 3 inches
  • Driest months: May, January, June and February, with an average rainfall of 2.75 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Oban

Oban is known for its historic sites and seafood, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, and then make time for sights and activities that cost very little. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like McCaig's Tower and St. John's Cathedral, or pay a visit to Dunstaffnage Castle and Chapel.

Travellers also like Oban for its:
  • Tours
  • Kayaking

Getting around Oban

The nearest airport is in Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), situated 55.1 mi (88.6 km) away from the city centre. To venture out into the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Oban Station or Oban Connel Ferry Station. You can take a ferry and cross the water to see more of the region.

Frequently asked questions

What is Oban like for travellers on a budget?
Oban has a variety of cheap accommodation options and places to visit, making it a great holiday choice for budget-conscious travellers. In addition to its well-known attractions such as Loch Linnhe and Lochaber Geopark, this destination is home to Carn Breugach and Scottish Sealife Sanctuary, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Oban?
Based on reviews, Corran House Guest House & Hostel is a popular 2-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a bar. Other options to stay on the cheap include The Regent Hotel and Ayres Guest House.
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This walkable destination has 17 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it’s easy to find one that works for you.
What's the seasonal weather in Oban?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 13°C, while the coldest months are February and January, with an average of 6°C. Average annual rainfall for Oban is 1012 mm.
What is there to see and do in Oban?
Oban is known for its seafood and offers things to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Loch Awe and Loch Linnhe, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Take in the local culture at Oban War and Peace Museum and Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds, or enjoy the area’s natural beauty at Lochaber Geopark.
What's the best way to get around Oban?
The most convenient airport is 55.1 mi (88.6 km) from the centre in Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.). To explore the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Oban Station or Oban Connel Ferry Station. You can travel on a ferry across the water to see more of the region.

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