Set in the small fishing town of Oban, Corran House Hostel is made up of two buildings in a Victorian terrace with scenic views across the bay to the Isle of Kerrera and the hills of Mull. A TV is featured in all rooms at Corran. Most have private bathroom facilities, and some have sea views. A spacious and fully-equipped shared kitchen is available for guests’ use, with seating for 20 people. Towels are provided in all rooms, but must be hired at a GBP 1 fee per towel in the dormitories. A large range of malt whiskies, bar meals, and a big-screen TV with Sky are featured in the on-site bar, which overlooks the sea. There is also a pool table and an adjacent patio area. Guests can enjoy a 10% discount when dining in the hostel's bar, Markie Dans. Oban town centre is a 10-minute walk from the hostel, and features the Oban Distillery and McCaig's Tower. St Columba's Cathedral is less than a 5-minute walk away. Glencruitten Golf Course is 1 mile away, and is nestled among the hills of Glencruitten Estate.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property highlights

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


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
2 single beds
2 single beds
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1 double bed
1 single bed
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1 double bed
1 double bed
3 single beds
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.6
Facilities
8.5
Cleanliness
8.9
Comfort
8.8
Value for money
8.7
Location
9.4
Free WiFi
7.9
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Stephen
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Great location, helpful and friendly staff, clean and comfortable rooms
  • Maria
    Russia Russia
    I cannot speak for all rooms but I have stayed in a twin room (not above the pub) and it was absolutely fantastic! It was newly renovated, well designed, warm and very clean. The shower is great, excellent water pressure. There is a tropical...
  • Sharon
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    What a great 2 night stay! Please read my WHOLE review! A very comfortable room and bed with ensuite. But we especially liked having the use of an extremely well fitted shared kitchen with all facilities. This lessened the expense of our Scottish...

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Property information

This is a Victorian building and has a prominent position in Oban, with beautiful views looking over Oban Bay. We have a patio area where you can sit and watch the ferries come in and out.

Neighbourhood information

We are across from the locan town hall, The Corran Halls, which host various community concerts as well as hosting touring bands.

Language spoken

English

Property surroundings

Facilities of Corran House Guest House
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Kid meals
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Luggage storage
  • Packed lunches
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English

Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Corran House Guest House takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00 to 22:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

Until 10:30

 

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 18 years and above will be charged as 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
£5 per child, per night

Prices for cots are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash Bankcard Corran House Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Some rooms may be located in the building next to the main hostel. These rooms are indicated in the room description.

No private parking facility is available on site but ample parking can be found on either side of the building in the council car parks that are free after 18:00. However, there is an hourly charge during the day.

Please note that there is no lift in the building and upper floors can be accessed only via stairs. Porterage services are not available at this hostel.

Please note that the hostel does not accept American Express.

Tea and coffee-making facilities are available in the kitchen only. All food and drink must be kept here and not in the guest rooms.

Please note that the Bunk Bed in Mixed 4-Bed Dormitory Room is located above the pub and it may be affected by noise.

For bookings of more than 6 room different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Renovation work is done from (08:00) to (17:00) daily, Monday to Friday. The property roof is under renovation.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Corran House Guest House 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 Corran House Guest House

  • Corran House Guest House is 350 yards from the centre of Oban. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

  • Room options at Corran House Guest House include:

    • Twin
    • Family
    • Double
    • Single
    • Dormitory Room
    • Triple

  • The nearest beach is just 450 yards from Corran House Guest House. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Corran House Guest House is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • Corran House Guest House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Live sport events (broadcast)