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Family-Friendly Hotels in Oban, Scotland

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Isle of Eriska Hotel and Spa
Great for families
The price is £420 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (35 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, games room, babysitting, bike rentals
Beautiful Grounds and Hotel

"Staff was very friendly and accommodating. Unfortunately the hotel was undergoing renovation and it caused some disruption to our service. Spa treatment was a big disappointment. I’d recommend staying at the hotel though. The grounds were lovely but I can only imagine how beautiful it would be in ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2020

Isle of Eriska Hotel and Spa
Cameron Guest House
3 out of 5
2 Strathaven Terrace, Breadalbane Street, Oban, Scotland
The price is £79 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (40 reviews)
Perfect

"I really enjoyed my stay at Cameron Guest House. Talk about super clean. It was immaculate. I just love that it’s a young family operating here. I checked in a little late so I missed the owners but they left me all the instructions I needed and it was super easy. Also great communicators via email, ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Mar 2020

Cameron Guest House
Roseneath Guest House
3 out of 5
Dalriach Road, Oban, Scotland
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4.2/5Excellent! (417 reviews)

"Sarah was delightful and very helpful! This place felt like home away from home."…"

Reviewed on 1 Oct 2019

Roseneath Guest House
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
Glenmore Country House B & B
Great for families
The price is £110 per night
4/5Very Good! (23 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family
Travellers say...

"We arrived in Oban only to find the information on the confirmation was not accurate. The address was wrong as well as the phone number. Due to the kindness of a stranger in Oban we were able to make contact by phone and found they were located 30 minutes outside the city center, which was unacceptable ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2019

Glenmore Country House B & B
Wide Mouthed Frog
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £108 per night
4/5Very Good! (168 reviews)

"Friendly staff, lovely breakfast. Great to stay overnight on our way home from holiday. A bit noisy by the road but this is our third stay so it can't be that bad."…"

Reviewed on 28 Sep 2019

Wide Mouthed Frog
Cuilfail Hotel
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £80 per night
4/5Very Good! (23 reviews)
Comfortable Stay

"Old Coaching House, reception took our bags to the room which we didn't expect. Food was excellent Our only complaint was the shower had very poor pressure I'm glad we didn't want to take a bath as it would have taken all day to fill."…"

Reviewed on 18 Sep 2018

Cuilfail Hotel
Glenview Guest House
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3.9/5Good! (412 reviews)

"Owners were friendly and welcoming. Breakfast was delicious. Beds were comfortable, Quiet restful sleep."…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct 2019

Glenview Guest House
Knipoch Hotel
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £185 per night
3.9/5Good! (27 reviews)
wonderful place

"Not only is this hotel a beautiful place to stay, but the setting, the food, the luxurious accommodations make this a unique experience. We will fondly recall being here for years to come."…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct 2019

Knipoch Hotel
Best Western Muthu Queens Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
Corran Esplanade, Oban, Scotland
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3.8/5Good! (484 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, near the beach, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"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
Corriemar Guest House
Great for families
4 out of 5
6 Corran Esplanade, Oban, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £110 per night
3.8/5Good! (120 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, free breakfast for the whole family
Travellers say...

"Great location! Easy walk into Oban. Very nice home with so much character. We loved our sea view room!"…"

Reviewed on 22 Aug 2019

Corriemar Guest House
The Kelvin Hotel
The price is £109 per night
3.7/5Good! (239 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 £109 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
Great for families
2 out of 5
Argyll Square, Oban, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £89 per night
3.6/5Good! (415 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family
Travellers say...

"History and location. People were good. Room was rather dark as ceiling light was dull. Overlooking the internal courtyard and backs of other buildings was not great."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

The Royal Hotel
The Palace Hotel
3 out of 5
20 George Street, Oban, Scotland
The price is £140 per night
3.3/5 (140 reviews)

"The owners were very friendly and helpful. They had a delicious breakfast and were available to answer questions."…"

Reviewed on 19 Sep 2019

The Palace Hotel
Oban Bay Hotel
3 out of 5
Corran Esplanade, Oban, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £157 per night
3.3/5 (314 reviews)

"Loved that the property was DOG FRIENDLY & that the hotel was beautifully renovated to a very high standard. The food was excellent - breakfast & dinner."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jan 2020

Oban Bay Hotel
The Regent Hotel
The price is £79 per night
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

The Regent Hotel
Hawthorn Cottages
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Where should we stay in Oban?

The welcoming destination of Oban is a great choice if you've been considering a holiday with the children. The island setting, kayaking spots and walking trails are just a few things that make this an attractive holiday destination for families. Fly into Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), which is located 55.1 mi (88.6 km) from the city centre. Oban has 21 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you have a variety of choices when you're deciding where you should stay.

Holidaying families have good things to say about these places to stay:

Glenmore Country House B & B – Offers free parking, free breakfast and free WiFi. Guests like the clean rooms and central location at this 3-star bed & breakfast.

Oban Bay Hotel – Features a restaurant, free parking and free WiFi. This 3-star hotel is popular with guests for its overall comfort.

Cuilfail Hotel – Offers a restaurant, free parking and free WiFi. Guests like the helpful staff at this 3-star inn.

Hawthorn Cottages – Features a restaurant, free parking and rollaway beds. The central location and helpful staff make this 4-star inn popular with guests.

When should we visit Oban?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to plan when to pack up the children and head to Oban.

  • 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
  • Driest months: May, January, June and February, with an average rainfall of 2.75 inches
  • Rainiest months: January, June, February and July, with an average rainfall of 3 inches

What should we see and do in Oban?

Oban Distillery, Oban Ferry Terminal and Oban War and Peace Museum are interesting attractions that you and your family will enjoy exploring while you are staying in Oban. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Scottish Sealife Sanctuary and Easdale Folk Museum.

Oban is also known for its:
  • Tours
  • Historical sites
  • Seafood
  • Kayaking

Getting around Oban

To venture out into the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Oban Station or Oban Connel Ferry Station. Oban might not have many public transport options so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Frequently asked questions

What's Oban like for family-friendly holidays?
If you’ve been thinking about a trip with your children, the welcoming destination of Oban is a good choice. The island setting, kayaking spots and sightseeing tours are just some of the things that make this an interesting destination for family trips. Arrange a flight into Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), which is located 55.1 mi (88.6 km) from the city centre.
What's the best hotel for families in Oban?
Isle of Eriska Hotel and Spa is a top 5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other good choices to stay with the children include Roseneath Guest House and Corriemar Guest House.
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's there to see and do with your family in Oban?
While you and your family are holidaying in Oban, you may want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Oban Distillery and Oban Ferry Terminal. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Loch Awe, Loch Linnhe and Inveraray Castle.
What's the best way for us to get around Oban?
To venture out into the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Oban Station or Oban Connel Ferry Station. Oban may not have many public transport options, so consider renting a car to explore more.

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