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Bay Great Western Hotel

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed today NEW

I have just finished a 10 week stay (business) at this hotel. I would like to thank Darren, Melise and all the staff for looking after me. All the staff were kind, considerate and helpful, always had a smile. I stayed in many different rooms and they were all great for different reasons, Worth a stay!!

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

just returned from a 5 day Shearings break to Oban.The hotel was good no complaints Our room 308 was ok but only had a small thin window overlooking the sea (which we paid extra for)it was nice and clean the bathroom was the usual on the small side but was ok. The water was hot but came out more of...

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bakewell
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago via 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 3 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 3 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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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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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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  • 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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“Seaview is a must”
McCutchies, 28 May 2017 | Read review
“get a sea view room second floor”
sawman2014, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“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
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