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Muthu Oban Hotel

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Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Muthu Oban Hotel

Muthu Oban Hotel

2 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
  • Room service
  • 24/7 front desk

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing
  • Temperature checks
Esplanade Oban, Oban, Scotland

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationOban War and Peace Museum1 min walk
  • AirportOban (OBN)9 min drive
  • Popular LocationCastle Stalker25 min drive
  • Popular LocationLoch Awe41 min drive

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About this area


Located in Oban, Muthu Oban Hotel is near a train station and near the boardwalk. Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds and McCaig's Tower are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Oban Ferry Terminal and Glencruitten Golf Club. Scottish Sealife Sanctuary and Ardchattan Priory Garden are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.

What's nearby

  • Oban War and Peace Museum - 1 min walk
  • St. John's Cathedral - 5 min walk
  • Oban Distillery - 8 min walk
  • Castle Stalker - 25 min drive
  • Loch Awe - 41 min drive


  • Taj Mahal - 6 min walk
  • Coast - 7 min walk
  • Coast - 7 min walk
  • Oban Tourist Office - 7 min walk
  • The Little Potting Shed Cafe - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • Oban Station - 11 min walk

About this property

Muthu Oban Hotel

Victorian hotel with 24-hour front desk and restaurant
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and a snack bar/deli. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff and wedding services are on-site. All 83 rooms provide in-room free WiFi, room service and flat-screen TVs. Other amenities available to guests include hairdryers, phones and ironing boards. Housekeeping is available on request.
Muthu Oban Hotel offers 83 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Bathrooms include baths or showers and complimentary toiletries. This Oban hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on request.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • On-site parking includes off-street options
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • English breakfast available for a fee 7:30 AM–9:30 AM on weekdays and 8:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekends: GBP 10 for adults and GBP 5.95 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar/lounge
  • Room service available

Family friendly

  • Snack bar/deli


  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese


  • Terrace


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating


  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer


  • Flat-screen TV


  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10.00 per pet, per night

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are available for GBP 25 per day

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for English breakfast: GBP 10 for adults and GBP 5.95 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 10.00 per pet, per night
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: GBP 25 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

Regent Hotel Oban
Regent Oban
The Regent Hotel
Muthu Oban Hotel Oban
Muthu Oban Hotel Hotel
Muthu Hotel on Oban Bay
Muthu Oban Hotel Hotel Oban

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Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 65 out of 576 reviews
5 - Excellent 11%
Rating 4 - Good. 175 out of 576 reviews
4 - Good 30%
Rating 3 - Okay. 200 out of 576 reviews
3 - Okay 35%
Rating 2 - Poor. 81 out of 576 reviews
2 - Poor 14%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 55 out of 576 reviews
1 - Terrible 10%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
About room 1 socket at dressing table, no hooks for our jackets ,as they were wet , could not look out of window green mold , my husband could not get a shower was to wee, no shelf's below mirror ,no were to put our stuff ,no ironbound ,and iron ,not happy at all ,Mr,Mrs Little
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2021

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
On arrival the manager was very jovial and standoffish . He gave us our key and off we went to our room when we got to our room there was only one bed we had asked for a double and a single as our son was with us . I went to change our room and the manager was coming up on the lift with another key which was fine , he took us to the room which he had to knock incase someone was in which was alarming in its self . There was no sea view but promised to change us over in the morning , on the morning my partner went to the front desk and the young girl who was pleasant said that it would not be a problem come back in and hour and the too Will be changed , we went for breakfast and came back she said it would be an hour so we went about our business and on arrival back at the hotel the manager took us to one side and said it wasn’t possible to change rooms or a refund . Which would have been fine if we hadn’t paid for the sea view on the first place , he offered an extra night which wasn’t feasible as we were both working the next day , totally ruined the feel good factor of why we were there to enjoy ourselves. I would give this hotel a body swerve and pay a bit more extra for somewhere else . Trust me I’m doing you a favour.
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2021

3/5 Okay

Travelled with group
Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

1/5 Terrible

Liked: Cleanliness, amenities
Disliked: Staff & service
AVOID unless you want to be told on arrival (well the night before they had tried to ring once, whilst I was travelling there with no network) that you need to check out after 1 night (of a 4 night paid booking) as they are closing the hotel. Didn't care in the slightest I was left with nowhere to stay in Oban, no assistance or care, and not bothered at all when I told them I had paid upfront the full amount for 4 nights and out of pocket (they were also still advertising rooms for the dates they said were closed). Completely unreliable and unbothered, go anywhere else if you don't want to be scammed with terrible service and end up paying twice for accommodation. The only plus the night porter was lovely.
Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2020

2/5 Poor

Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
NYE Disappointing stay
Hotel advertising images on are not a true representation of the hotels condition. Our room 219 was in serious need of some TLC. The bathroom was unfinished, no extractor fan (wires hanging out the wall). There was also no mirror in bathroom. The bedroom decor was extremely dated, chipped and needing a refresh. Very basic and missing all additional room dressings that images show. At breakfast we were greeted by a very rude member of staff that made us feel uncomfortable about even being there! This hotel is not worth the money and we are extremely disappointed in the service and condition of the regent hotel.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019