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Columba Hotel

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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“sea view”(89 reviews)
“north pier”(16 reviews)
“public car park”(15 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Parking
3 Star Hotel
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All reviewssea viewnorth pierpublic car parkbreakfast was buffet styleexcellent locationthird floorsitting areaoban distillerycentral locationbit datedtop floorlarge roomfamily roomlovely viewdining roomisle of mullstayed here for one night
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The Columba overlooks Oban harbour, right in the heart of the town. When we arrived, the hotel parking was full; the public carpark is £1/hour (free overnight). Check-in was quick, with a cheerful receptionist. I found the old lift (with manual doors) to the third...More

Thank PhysPhil
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is old and tired but the rooms were clean. The worst thing was the attitude of the staff. From the the girl at reception who doesn’t seem to understand she’s working in the service industry to the pretty waitress at breakfast who constantly...More

Thank P G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Basic manners were in short supply and communication/customer service skills non existent. WOULD NOT recomend this hotel if you want a quick check-in and slick, on the ball service with staff that know what they're doing. This is not what you'd expect from a 3...More

1  Thank Leskey999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was nice. The bathroom was moldy. Breakfast was awful. Crossaints were at least a few days old. Potato scones looked like they were fried a few times. Hotel has limited parking, first come first served.

1  Thank Sami021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in this Hotel as part of a Shearings tour of Scotland ‘Lord of the Isles’. The Columba Hotel, Oban. The food was a little boring as all dinners came with ‘Boiled’ potatoes, service in the restaurant was strange as the waitresses waited for...More

Thank John B
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$91 - US$192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Also Known As
Columba Hotel Oban, Scotland
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Traveller (344)
Room & Suite (137)
Dining (21)
Pool & Beach (4)
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Marta H
21 April 2017|
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Response from Sunseeker2766 | Reviewed this property |
No facilities but I'm sure the hotel will let you know if there are any near by
Vonna C
27 March 2017|
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Response from wakefieldj | Reviewed this property |
hi rooms we booked had walk in showers. i would phone the hotel direct to see if they have rooms with a bath. telephone number is available on the internet. regards brian
Sandy C
17 March 2017|
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Response from Lesley T | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes they do have a restaurant in the hotel as we were staying on half board basis but we decided to eat else where the 1 evening.
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"harbor view"
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"Had a lovely harbour view from our room"
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"Sea-view rooms are a must"
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"Try and secure a sea view."
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