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Guest reviews

4.4 out of 5 Excellent
29 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Breakfast Available
Bar
Laundry
Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Contactless check-in
Hand sanitiser provided

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationOban War and Peace Museum1 min walk
Popular LocationOban Distillery10 min walk
Popular LocationSt. John's Cathedral13 min walk
AirportOban (OBN)13 min drive

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  • Shared Dormitory, Men only, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 85 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Men only, Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 85 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Women only, Shared Bathroom
  • Double Room, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • 85 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDouble Room, Ensuite
  • Twin Room, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • 85 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsTwin Room, Ensuite
  • Triple Room, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • 115 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 3 Single Beds
    More detailsTriple Room, Ensuite
  • Quadruple Room, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • 115 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 4 Single Beds
    More detailsQuadruple Room, Ensuite
  • Room, Ensuite (5 Person)

    Room amenities

    • 130 sq ft
    • Sleeps 5
    • 5 Single Beds
    More detailsRoom, Ensuite (5 Person)
  • Room, Ensuite (6 Person)

    Room amenities

    • 130 sq ft
    • Sleeps 6
    • 6 Single Beds
    More detailsRoom, Ensuite (6 Person)
  • Apartment, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • 130 sq ft
    • Sleeps 8
    • 8 Single Beds
    More detailsApartment, Ensuite
  • Cabin

    Room amenities

    • 130 sq ft
    • Sleeps 20
    • 6 Double Beds and 16 Single Beds
    More detailsCabin

About this area

Oban

Oban Youth Hostel is located in Oban. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Loch Linnhe and Lochaber Geopark. Scottish Sealife Sanctuary and Ardchattan Priory Garden are also worth visiting.

Visit our Oban travel guide
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Oban War and Peace Museum - 1 min walk
  • Oban Distillery - 10 min walk
  • Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds - 12 min walk
  • St. John's Cathedral - 13 min walk
  • McCaig's Tower - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • Oban Station - 2 min drive
  • Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.) - 109 min drive

Restaurants

  • Markie Dans - 5 min walk
  • Coasters - 7 min walk
  • Taj Mahal - 8 min walk
  • Coast - 8 min walk
  • Oban Tourist Office - 9 min walk

About this property

Oban Youth Hostel

5-star eco-friendly hostel near Loch Linnhe
This smoke-free hostel features a bar/lounge, laundry facilities and a garden. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a picnic area. All 79 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access.
Oban Youth Hostel offers 79 forms of accommodation. This Oban hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include baths or showers. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

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

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–9:00 AM: GBP 5.95-7.00 per person
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Lockers available
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

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  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM and 11 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Reception is open 24 hours from April to October.

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between 23 July and 31 March.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

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.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 5.95 and GBP 7.00 per person (approximately)

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
No on-site parking is available
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser
Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Oban Youth
Oban Youth Hostel Scotland
Oban Youth Hostel Oban
Oban Youth Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Oban Youth Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Oban

Frequently asked questions

Is Oban Youth Hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
This hostel doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at this hostel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to 11 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this hostel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is this property located?
Situated in Oban, this eco-friendly hostel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Oban War and Peace Museum and 1.9 mi (3 km) from Loch Linnhe. Oban Distillery and Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds are also within 15 minutes. Oban Station is 25 minutes by foot.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Oban Youth Hostel

4.4
Excellent
29 reviews
5 - Excellent
16
4 - Good
10
3 - Okay
2
2 - Mediocre
1
1 - Poor
0
4.4
Cleanliness
4.6
Service and Staff
4.4
Amenities
4.3
Property condition
4.0 out of 5 Good
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lower bunks for older folk

Oban Youth Hostel is a friendly place with a great kitchen and communal rooms. I do think older residents should get priority on the lower bunks! 😂

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Very helpful.

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020
3.0 out of 5 Okay
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Good common spaces. A bit over-heated, excellent location

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019