This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. A Victorian Hotel built between 1865 and 1901, the Columba Hotel overlooks the town of Oban and Oban Bay. It has a 24-hour front desk, a traditional restaurant and 2 bars.

The rooms at the Columba have an en suite bathroom and a hairdryer. Many rooms have sea views and others look out over the wooded hillside.

The property's Bar Rio is a traditional Italian bistro, which serves coffee and cocktails, as well as children's meals. Guests can watch Sky sports on the projector screen in the bar. Takeaway meals are also available.

The Oban Distillery, which was built in 1794, is a 5-minute walk from the Columba Hotel. Oban Rail Station can also be reached in 5 minutes on foot.

This is our guests' favourite part of Oban, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Columba Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 24 Jul 2009.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Oban, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.4

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Buffet

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Standard Twin Room
  • 2 single beds
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Max adults: 3
Standard Family Room
  • 3 single beds
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  • 1 single bed and
  • 1 large double bed
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 2
Family Room with Sea View
  • 1 single bed and
  • 2 double beds
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Max adults: 2
Twixmas Package
  • 1 double bed
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  • The staff speak English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Corran Halls
    0.3 miles
  • Dunstaffnage Castle
    3.1 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Tralee Beach
    6 miles
Closest airports
  • Oban Airport
    4.4 miles
  • Glasgow Airport
    55 miles
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1 restaurant on site

    Bar Rio at The Columba Hotel

    Cuisine: British, Indian, Italian

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of Columba Hotel
Activities
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Tour desk
  • Packed lunches
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
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Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

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Check-in

15:30 - 21:30

Check-out

07:00 - 11:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 3 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Free

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

The maximum number of cots allowed depends on the room you choose. Please check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Switch American Express Columba Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that car parking is available on-site at a pay-and-display car park. Charge apply.

Guide dogs are the only pets allowed.

Children under 3 are free with two paying adults.

Please note this property is not suitable for disabled people.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travellers, during dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be cancelled on arrival.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform Columba Hotel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about Columba Hotel

  • The prices at Columba Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The nearest beach is just 50 yards from Columba Hotel.

  • Columba Hotel is 150 yards from the centre of Oban.

  • Room options at Columba Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Single
    • Twin
    • Family
    • Twin/Double

  • Columba Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Bar Rio at The Columba Hotel

  • Guests staying at Columba Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Buffet

  • Columba Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Live sport events (broadcast)

  • Check-in at Columba Hotel is from 15:30, and check-out is until 11:00.