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Bay Great Western Hotel

09/06/2017 10/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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bakewell
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Bay Great Western Hotel is in a good location right on the seafront in Oban just a few minutes level walk from the centre. We had a lovely room with a sea view and the staff were very friendly and keen to make sure we enjoyed our holiday. The food was very good and the restaurant staff and chef...

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YORK
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel is in a prime position if you can get a bay view room it's superb on our arrival we got a rear room which was dark and small with no view we upgraded without a problem and was very pleased with new bay view room. The hotel has a faded grandeur feel to it but warm comfortable and...

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My self my husband and my friend stayed in the Great Western Hotel for a four night stay with National Holidays on April 10th 2017. We found the hotel warm and inviting. With spotlessly clean and comfortable bedrooms. The public areas were the same with amazing sea views and comfy searpting, and so warm to come into as the weather...

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Hull
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here on a National Holidays coach tour. The hotel is well placed, being on the promenade and only a very short walk to the town centre. The road outside, whilst occasionally busy is one-way and easy to cross. Even though our room was on the front we had no issues with traffic noise. Check in was fast and...

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a Shearing's holiday in Oban staying 4 nights at this hotel. To be fair the staff especially the waiting on staff in the restaurant were hard working and very polite. The food choice was good consisting of a variety of full English, cereals and tinned fruit for breakfast and a 3 course meal for dinner with about...

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

myself & my Hubby went on coach Holiday to Oban again, Great Western Hotel, on Monday 1st May 2017, I was ill on the coach not far from destination, our Driver Bob deserves a mention for His kindness & consideration to Me. I was very ill again over Monday night, Staff again very helpful, I saw a Local Doctor in...

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1Thank margaret c
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room 109 ,sea view .This was simply a single room ,but was not cramped ,had all facilities associated with bigger rooms .Only there for 3 days ,but was cleaned on Saturday and on request on Sunday. Staff were so cheerful and helpful - at Reception , in the Dining Room and wherever encountered .Would certainly like to return ,

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1Thank ann m
Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a weekend break as a Christmas present for family, 3 of whom had worked in the hotel in the 60's and really wanted to go back and see what it was now like. In view of this, we contacted the hotel manager to see if there was any way of making their trip special. He was really helpful...

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2Thank EllieW545
Billingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stayed at great western hotel in room 20 it was spot on clean with great view.staff in restaurant were great.only problem been noice from above it was constant day and night.was told it was a child in room above,the lady duty manger said they could do nothing about it .asked if we could move but was told hotel was...

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for three days as part of a Shearing holiday. Superb welcome and overall a good place to stay. Now it's not a 4 star hotel and we did have some minor quibbles such as a bath that took 20 minutes to fill. But sleep quality was great despite the creaky floorboards : the bed was very comfortable and...

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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Great Western Hotel

Address: Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5PP, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: $141 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bay Great Western Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 79
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Also Known As:
Great Western Oban
Great Western Hotel Oban
Hotel Great Western
Bay Great Western Hotel Oban, Scotland
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“Sea view rooms are worth the supplement.”
374paulh, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“Pay the little extra for an upgraded sea view. Well worth it”
maryreid116, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a sea view”
HullOwl, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a sea view”
65annm, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“122 has rear view through grubby windows”
RN242, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
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