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Columba Hotel

1,103 reviews
#12 of 13 Hotels in Oban
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  • Excellent23%
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  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“sea view”(80 reviews)
“north pier”(16 reviews)
“public car park”(15 reviews)
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Breakfast Buffet
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Reviewed 12 November 2015

Not as good as expected - room, especially bathroom, not very clean. Window letting in water. had I placed anything on the sill it would have been damaged. Elderly receptionist/bar maid was rude, miserable and altogether unpleasant.More

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Response from darrell w, General Manager at Columba HotelResponded 13 November 2015

Thank you for taking time to review your stay with us. I can assure you that it is not typical of our service. Your comments have been passed on and where feasible improvements will be made. Thank you once again for your comments. Kind Regards...More

Reviewed 8 November 2015

This is a lovely restaurant. We need to visit Oban and actually stay at this hotel. The food is great and we abandoned our hotel across the road and had our 45th anniversary meal here. Food is good and cooked fresh, service second to none....More

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Response from darrell w, General Manager at Columba HotelResponded 13 November 2015

Thank you for your extremely positive review I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us & thank you for taking the time to compose such an honest review. Thanks again Kind regards Darrell Williams

Reviewed 8 November 2015

I have recently returned from three nights at the Columba Hotel in Oban. I booked through an online company but it’s worth noting you get a better deal if you book direct with the hotel. It actually says on the hotel website: “When you next...More

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Response from darrell w, General Manager at Columba HotelResponded 13 November 2015

Thank you very much for reviewing our hotel on Trip Advisor. It is greatly appreciated by both management and the entire team. A good review is incredibly motivational for all of us and encourages the entire team to keep up the good work. So once...More

Reviewed 7 November 2015

The food was delicious and the staff very friendly and helpful. One of our party had specific dietary requirements, and they were extremely helpful with suggestions for what to eat. The room was lovely, clean and comfortable and we had a bonus of a spectacular...More

Thank Fiona H
Response from darrell w, General Manager at Columba HotelResponded 13 November 2015

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, and I look forward to welcoming you back in the future Many Thanks Darrell Williams

Reviewed 6 November 2015

The room smelled awful, and it was stop in the sink and the toilet. The staff was unhelpful and rud when we asked to change room, but eventually we got another room, it was much better view but it still was problems with the plumbing...More

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Response from darrell w, General Manager at Columba HotelResponded 13 November 2015

Thank you for taking time to review your stay with us. I would like to apologise that you did not enjoy your experience with us; however I can assure you that it is not typical of our service. Your comments have been passed on and...More

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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
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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
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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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