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Columba Hotel

North Pier, Oban PA34 5QD Scotland
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#11 of 14 hotels in Oban

See why so many travellers make Columba Hotel their hotel of choice when visiting Oban. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a quiet setting with an array of amenities designed for travellers like you.

Rooms at Columba Hotel Oban offer a flat screen TV providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with free wifi.

24 hour front desk, baggage storage, and newspaper are some of the conveniences offered at this hotel. An on-site restaurant will also help to make your stay even more special.

Close to some of Oban's most popular landmarks, such as St John's Cathedral (0.1 mi) and Purdie's of Oban (0.1 mi), Columba Hotel Oban is a great destination for tourists.

During your visit, be sure to check out one of Oban's popular tapas restaurants such as The Olive Garden and Blasta, all a short distance from Columba Hotel.

During your visit, be sure to check out popular attractions like McCaig's Tower (0.2 mi), Oban War & Peace Museum (0.1 mi), and Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds (0.9 mi), which are all within walking distance of the hotel.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Columba Hotel as you experience all of the things Oban has to offer.

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Property amenities
Paid public parking nearby
Street parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Taxi service
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Snack bar
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Ocean view
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gillyoz wrote a review Yesterday
Liverpool, United Kingdom11 contributions3 helpful votes
The hotel is definitely in need of an update . But it is clean and in a position that couldn't be bettered. The staff are very helpful and friendly. The lift was tiny and very old fashioned. you have to be careful on the stairs as they are very uneven. We had a sea view from our room. The beds were comfy. The free WiFi is great , you don't lose it and don't need to keep signing back in all the time. There are irons and ironing boards in the rooms. Also a hairdryer. The hotel is right in the middle of town but still quiet.
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Date of stay: October 2021
Elizabeth G wrote a review 6 Oct
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In general this hotel is OK but lacks atmosphere. The breakfast (which was an additional £9 pp) was standard self service but not hot. The waiter was attentive and pleasant. However Radio 1 playing rap music for generally over 60s was not very well thought out. People go to Oban and expect to hear Scottish music in the background. We ate at Bar Rio which is attached to the hotel on the 2nd night of our stay. I would not recommend it. Coming from the seafood capital you expect good haddock and chips. Instead it was obviously frozen and overcooked. My husband had spag bol which he left. Not once did a waitress ask if everything was OK. Even when she took away my husband's soup plate, she never asked did you enjoy that? In fact she never uttered a word! At one point we noticed 5 staff all standing chatting and not one looking after their stations/customers. We fave been to the Columba on numerous occasions and I would probably go back but some things are needing sorted out. I would definstely not return to the bar restaurant. The food was awful and the service poor.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Denchie01 wrote a review 3 Oct
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Hotel was nice and central. Check in staff polite and efficient. Room we were given was not what was represented in the pictures when booking and when I brought this to the managers attention he was very dismissive and uninterested. Other than that the room we were given was clean and comfortable. Just double check when booking that you have booked the room advertised.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
DAVID H wrote a review 3 Oct
Grangemouth, United Kingdom8 contributions3 helpful votes
Room First Class Easy check in and out Junior Suite Amazing view Staff A1 Comfortable bed Recommend Restaurants in area nearby Lovely buffet breakfast Wetherspoon at end of bay Isle of Mull ferry close by Defo be back again
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
hutchie2010 wrote a review Sep 2021
Glasgow, United Kingdom10 contributions1 helpful vote
hotel room was ok not very big paid extra for sea view but room was in a corner of the building and only window was small and very poor view. would go back but only if guaranteed better room. good location and staff friendly.
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Date of stay: September 2021
Room Tip: ask for room on south west side of building should have better views of sea
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US$78 - US$181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Columba Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Columba Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Oban War & Peace Museum (0.09 km), McCaig's Tower (0.3 km), and Oban Phoenix Cinema (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Columba Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Columba Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Columba Hotel?
Yes, paid public parking nearby and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Columba Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Etive Restaurant, Food from Argyll at the Pier, and Coast Restaurant.
Is Columba Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Oban.
Are there any historical sites close to Columba Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel (4.9 km) and Gylen Castle (6.4 km).
Does Columba Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.