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Bay Great Western Hotel

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In a prime location, right in the centre of the curving esplanade, just a pleasant walk from the shops and harbour, stands Oban's Great Western; a hotel proud of offering space and comfort, as well as magnificent views of the bay (remember to look out for those memorable sunsets!). Ideal for a relaxing holiday, the activity on the bay can simply be watched from the welcoming lounge and cocktail bar, while it's also an ideal touring centre. With Glencoe, serene lochs and the Western Isles on the doorstep, there's a myriad of sightseeing opportunities. And with coast and country walks, angling, sailing, diving, bird-watching and a whole host of other leisure pursuits at hand, you should never be at a loss for something to do.
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Grade: 94 out of 100
34Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
20Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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First time in Scotland and we were very impressed with the hotel. The service in the restaurant was excellent and the options for the three course meals were excellent and all meals delicious. On a morning it was self services for breakfast with staff serving tea and coffee. The
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I have just returned from the Great Western in Oban. It is along journey but with an expertly driven comfortable coach the miles flew by. Our driver Mark is an excellent driver and a nice friendly guy. The hotel and staff are very welcoming and I was very comfortable with in a
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Visit this hotel with an excursion booked through National Holidays. The hotel room was excellant withgreat views and top up facilities on tea and coffee with biscuits. Bed comfortable and spacious the bathroom very clean and tidy, the towels were soft and big. The food
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My wife and I decided to take our daughter and partner to Oban for a weekend break as it is only a four hour drive from where we live and we really like Oban. On this occasion we decided to stay at the Great Western Hotel. After enjoying the four free drinks each which we were
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I have just returned from a weekend in Oban where I stayed at the Great Weston. I found this to be very clean, warm & welcoming. The food was great WiFi in lounges only though. Great base to explore the most beautiful landscapes in the UK.
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We had minimal toiletries provider in our shower room. We did learn that you could ask for some at the Reception Desk - I have no idea if they are free! There was a hairdryer in our room.
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is there a hairdryer
There is a hairdryer, it’s placed in a drawer ,
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Hello Brian, Our entertainment is held in the same lounge as the restaurant and comfortably holds all residents with space left over for non-residents. We could hold around 150 guests.
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Hello, Room 102 is on the first floor, nearby the lift with a back view over adjacent properties. Kind Regards, Melise
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Hi Sue, Yes, room 100 and 102 are adjacent on the first floor main corridor. Kind regards, Melise
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"Book a room on the lower two floors."
"Would recommend asking for a standard plus at minimum and request a room with a view for the best advantage."
"Believe second floor recently refurbished."
"I didn't upgrade as lovely views from lounge"
"We had an upgrade to superior.. well worth it."
US$56 - US$167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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