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Hamilton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel for 7th to 10th April after failing to get accommodation we were more familiar with. Then I read some of the reviews. I have to say that I was somewhat wary on my choice but decided to press on. On our arrival,which was slightly ahead of the 'book in' time,we were made very welcome and 'booked...

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Moraga, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overrated but will suffice for one night. Room not attractive, bathroom primitive, breakfast was the Best part of the overnight. Receptionist helpful. Easy walk to shops. Parking in front. Close to ferry connections. Be sure to book crossing when you get into Oban.

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Checked into this place at 3 pm and checked out again at 3.20pm, the rooms were dark dingy and disgusting we were offered a sea view room instead which we went to view, this was slightly better as it was lighter but the crack was the width of the ceiling and the picture of the pillow was what we found...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've only given it one star for its location,it's a hotel that is cleary outdated and in clear need of paint and decorative flair. I'd recommend staying somewhere else it's expensive and not even a B&B

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Alva
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

was a bit dubious about booking due to reviews but thought we would give it a try anyway, the hotel is so outdated,the bedroom is tiny and for £74 wasnt worth it, the bed was rammed up against some old fashioned speaker system and the bed rattled against it everytime you moved, the bathroom was the smallest ive ever been...

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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Seeing this hotel pop up a few times I was a bit dubious with the mixed reviews! But with a last minute stay it was very welcoming! I travelled with my husband, two young boys (3 and 4) and our large puppy! Yes the place is in great need of a good refurbishment, but the room was warm, cosy and...

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Staffordshire, UK
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The location was lovely with fantastic views from the breakfast room and lounge/conservatory. Free parking on site but fairly limited at the front, extra to the rear. All the staff were very friendly and helpful. Hotel was clean but tired and dated. The hotel is very dated and bedrooms in much need of a refurb.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Great place with outstanding views over the Loch. Very friendly and helpful staff which is typical of the Scottish. Room was standard. Breakfast was plentiful. Didn't use the pool but did want to. Was almost staying an extra night!! We plan to return to Oban and back to the Lancaster ASAP! !

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Reviewed 24 February 2017

We booked a 3 night stay at the Lancaster but due to inclement weather, cut it short to 2 nights. We paid a little extra for a sea view room and were allotted room 8. As you look at the picture of the front of the building, room 8 is on the right hand end of the first floor. The...

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Scotland
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The Lancaster is a very warm, welcoming hotel and myself and my partner had a lovely time. Staff provided a very friendly service. Although the hotel was a bit dated and quirky it was one if the many things we loved about the place. Can't wait to go back.

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Lancaster

Address: Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AD, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: $124 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lancaster 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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Lancaster Oban, Scotland
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“Go for the sea view option.”
stevensT9351DH, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay there.”
WeChooseAdventure, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't go into any”
ivorthedriver, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“awful rooms”
ijp74525, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Best views over the bay are to the front.”
cathyholms, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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