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Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2017

When we arrived in Oban, my first thought was where to park. Think no more, the hotel has its own parking spaces in a fairly large car park. The Hotel itself must be one of the oldest in Oban, but inside it is very comfortable. We had a large room overlooking the sea, and the ensuite must be the most...

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted that you had such a good stay I do hope that you can come and stay again soon. Kind regards Darrell Williams

Belfast
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Stayed 2 nights (sat & Sun) in late February. Have been here before and had a lovely pierside room with great views over Oban Bay. Sadly, on this visit had the rear view overlooking a pub , which of course was lively at chucking out time on Saturday. I use the word dated loosely as obviously some rooms our great...

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review I am sorry to hear that your stay wasn't to our standards. At the moment the hotel is going through a minor renovation. and I do apologise and that it interfered with your stay Kind regards Darrell Williams

Lesmahagow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Just returned from a three night stay at the Columba could not find fault with anything rooms spotless and meals really good, the staff were really helpful and nothing was a bother to them location first class will be back in October.

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted that you had such a good stay and i will share your comments with the rest of the team. I do hope that you can come and stay again soon. Kind regards Darrell Williams

Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Myself and my fiancé used to really rate this hotel highly however we will not be anymore. We required to change rooms twice as the overwhelming smell of paint was unacceptable, i am aware they need to refurbish in the winter months however do not expect guests to sleep in them. The reception staff were poor . The Oban inn...

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review We do apologise of the smell of paint. Hotel is going through a minor refurbishment just now. And I do apologise that this interfered with your stay. I take on board your comments about training and will. Review and action where needed. Kind regards Darrell Williams

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here a few times , love the hotel , great views across the bay , handy for Oban , good bar , great rooms , and a fantastic breakfast in the morning . Easy car parking at the hotel , great staff , and a 10 second walk from the best bar in the world , the Oban inn...

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us. I'm glad that you all had a good experience I hope you can come and stay again soon. Kind regards Darrell Williams

Stirling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

First time staying at the Columba hotel and would definitely stay again. The bedroom was big clean and comfortable and the location was fantastic. Staff were very friendly and helpful, and the breakfast was nice.

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Scotland
Reviewed 13 February 2017

When i arrived and managed to get parked and went to the reception desk and filled paperwork the man told me the room was ready so went upstairs to find the room When i was walking into the corridor i noticed a hoover at the door so thought the the cleaner might still be in the room but she wasn't...

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted that you had such a good stay and i will share your comments with the rest of the team. I do hope that you can come and stay again soon. Kind regards Darrell Williams

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here 4th to 6th February 2017. Although decor dated and fraying carpets, there has been improvement since we were last here. Hotel is located right at harbour and ideal for walking about Oban, good view over the harbour from the bar area. Staff very attentive and accommodating, especially the chap on reception when we arrived and throughout (did not...

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay with us. I'm really pleased that you had a good time I hope you'll visit Oban again soon. Kind regards Darrell Williams

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

A busy wee place with lovely food but most of all, excellent service from all involved. Would definitely recommend and I will return. We were given an early breakfast and every member of staff was charming and helpful.

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us at the Columba Hotel. I'm really pleased that you had such a good stay and I'm delighted that you found the staff to be so helpful, I do hope it won't be long before you visit us again. Kind regards Darrell Williams

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Single room (312). Very nice. Single bed up against the wall but overall a very good size for a single room and the bathroom was 2/3 the size of the room – spacious. Sea views over the north harbour – very nice. Good state of repair. Good heating (it was very cold when I was here). Bed comfy. Ok pillows...

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted that you had such a good stay and i will share your comments with the rest of the team. I do hope that you can come and stay again soon. Kind regards Darrell Williams

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Additional Information about Columba Hotel

Address: North Pier, Oban PA34 5QD, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: $115 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Columba Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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“View of the harbour are lovely”
dunblane_andersons, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
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angeleyes50, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Sea and harbour views”
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Welshsheffy, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“sea view turret rooms are the best. avoid rooms above reception, especially on the first floor as you can experience some noise from smokers”
wakefieldj, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sea view rooms.”
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