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Columba Hotel

1,101 reviews
#12 of 13 Hotels in Oban
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“sea view”(80 reviews)
“north pier”(16 reviews)
“public car park”(15 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

I was due to stay on fri night having booked a month ahead for the shinty final. The Columba only advised me two days before my stay that they had overbooked. The good thing is I think I got the better deal with the guest...More

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Response from darrell w, General Manager at Columba HotelResponded 23 September 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

Reviewed 20 September 2015

Brilliant location; and a good room with a bay window overlooking the harbour. However, the breakfast had a limited choice and was poor by standards set by other less expensive hotels. Service was not great and staff throughout the hotel were passive and non-communicative.More

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Response from darrell w, General Manager at Columba HotelResponded 23 September 2015

Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are delighted you enjoyed your break and look forward to welcoming you back. We have taken on board your comments with the hotel and will look to improve where possible. Kind Regards...More

Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

Good central location, cheap rooms and the standard slightly better than you would expect for the Price. The only issue I had was that the building is old and so much more could have been done with it than the modern twist that has been...More

Thank Emma M
Response from darrell w, General Manager at Columba HotelResponded 23 September 2015

Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are delighted you enjoyed your break and look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Darrell Williams General Manager

Reviewed 16 September 2015

Too much money for poor rooms...Service was good, but the room was very old, and the lift, terrible! The reception is also old and very little. The wiews and the location of the hotel were the best of all.More

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Response from darrell w, General Manager at Columba HotelResponded 23 September 2015

Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are delighted you enjoyed your break and look forward to welcoming you back. We have taken on board your comments with the hotel and will look to improve where possible. Kind Regards...More

Reviewed 16 September 2015

The Columba hotel is clean, friendly staff, who make sure you feel at home. We had a lovely time and the curry is the best in Oban and great value for money. The lift is a bit small and could do with a new one....More

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Response from darrell w, General Manager at Columba HotelResponded 23 September 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

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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US$61 - US$167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Price range
US$61 - US$167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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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
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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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