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This property is 9 minutes walk from the beach. Set on the edge of Oban's Esplanade, with sea views of Mull, Kerrera and the Firth of Lorne, the hotel has a sun lounge and free WiFi.

All rooms feature a private bathroom, a hairdryer, a TV and tea and coffee making facilities.

In the evening, the Oban Bay Hotel's award winning Rannachan Restaurant has an à la carte menu featuring fresh, local seafood and organic produce while the bar serves meals throughout the day.

The sun lounge stretches the entire length of the hotel and there is an indoor steam room, and a sauna.

Guests can go whale-watching close by or play golf at Glencruitten Golf Club at discounted rates.

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

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Oban Bay Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 26 Jun 2009.

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Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Oban, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.2

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, American, Buffet


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Max adults: 2
Bay View Double
  • 1 double bed
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Bay View Junior Suite
  • 1 large double bed
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Classic Single
  • 1 single bed
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Petite Double
  • 1 double bed
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Classic Double
  • 2 single beds
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About Oban Bay Hotel

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  • Are there any room suitable for someone with walking difficulties?

    Our bedrooms are located on several floors, all of them include stairs on the way. We can assign a room closer to reception, however even entering the hotel will include stairs. Please call the hotel for specifics and how many stairs are involved.


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    Answered on 17 August 2021
  • Would you allow a small dog in this room?

    yes we do accommodate dogs in all room types, there is a sur charge of £20 per dog per night - Reception Team


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    Asked about: Bay View Junior Suite • Answered on 7 May 2021
  • Do you have on site parking or any premises close to park?

    At Oban Bay we can offer two blue badge holder parking spaces as well as two electric car charging points. The nearest public car park is located a couple of walking minutes from the hotel, reception will be able to advise on location upon arrival.


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    Answered on 17 August 2021
  • What are the Covid 19 guidelines for the steam room and sauna? We are looking at coming dec.23-24 is there anything ‘Christmassy’ happening there? Thx

    Our thermal experience includes use of the hot tub, sauna & steam room is a 90 minute exclusive use. No other guests will be booked in at the same time as you and the area is cleaned in between use. We offer a festive afternoon tea at the hotel.


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    Answered on 4 December 2021
  • Would you give us a room with see view, as we would be on honeymoon thabks

    We can sadly not guarantee complimentary room upgrades prior to arrival. Should something come available on the day of your arrival, we might be able to offer an upgrade, but can sadly not guarantee this.


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    Answered on 17 August 2021
  • Can I book a room if I am from Glasgow?

    good morning, yes of course regulations are that you can travel and stay with-in Scotland -Reception Team


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    Answered on 7 May 2021
  • Hi do your rooms have fridges in them?

    Happy to confirm that fridges are currently added to inventory of our Junior Suites with other bedrooms hopefully to follow soon as well. In the meantime, we would be happy to refrigerate anything that you would require.


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    Answered on 17 August 2021
  • Is parking free

    Our blue badge parking spaces are free of charge. There is also a public car park nearby which is free of charge. Parking in Oban after 6pm tends to be free in all public car parks.


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    Answered on 17 August 2021
  • Is the bay view double room larger than the classic double room

    Dear Guest, Our Classic Bedrooms and Bay View Doubles are similar in size. Kindest regards, The Tam at Oban Bay


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    Answered on 20 January 2022
  • Do I have to tell you I’m bringing a dog before arrival and where are the dogs allowed to be? All around the hotel? In the bar?

    We are a dog friendly hotel, a heads up that you're bringing your dog is definitely welcome. We have a number of dog friendly rooms. Dogs are not allowed in the main restaurant however, we have beautiful tables in the bar and conservatory.


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    Answered on 14 October 2021
  • Will I be getting my money back for the breakfasts I didn't get last weekend? Kitchen and bar were clised due to covid!

    All room rates should have been adjusted over the weekend already, however please contact reception and we will be able to advise on your specific reservation.


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    Answered on 17 August 2021
  • Can you cater for my wife who is gluten intolerant, lactose intolerant and refined sugar intolerant?

    Yes, most dietary requirements and all food allergies can be catered for at Oban Bay Hotel.


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    Answered on 17 August 2021
  • Hi do you have to book the hot tub my friends recommend the hotel but coming myself with my daughter seen her prom had been cancelled hot tub a must

    Good afternoon, Yes, pre-booking for the hot tub is essential as you will be booking it for private use. Please contact the hotel directly to book your slot. Kindest regards, Dana Operations Manager


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    Answered on 19 June 2021
  • Do you have any suites available

    We have two suites, if you are interested in booking, please let us know which date you prefer.


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    Asked about: Classic Double or Twin Room • Answered on 28 October 2021
  • where do you park.

    We have extremely limited parking at our hotel, with 5 spaces at the back of the building. Guests can park on street paid from 9am-6pm daily. Free unsecured parking behind the cathedral next door, and further along paid parking at the Corran Halls


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    Answered on 24 October 2020
  • Hi there my boyfriend has a blue badge for his car is there any parking available at the hotel. And do you have ground floor room s with showers

    Hello, we have two blue badge spaces at the front of the hotel. Our ground floor rooms do have showers, it is worth noting that there are around 5 steps upto ground floor. We can of course help in any way we can.


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    Answered on 19 August 2021
  • In the petite double do you have a bath and shower or just shower, also with parking have you got on site parking and how much is it per day?

    All of our Petite Double offer a walk in shower only, the only rooms guaranteed with bath tub are our Junior Suites and some of our Classic bedrooms. There is no on site parking, but a nearby car park is free of charge.


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    Asked about: Petite Double • Answered on 17 August 2021
  • I’ll be travelling with 6m motor home campervan. Would your car park be big enough to accommodate it ?

    Please do note that we do not have our own car park, most of the public car parks surrounding the hotel will certainly offer enough space for your campervan.


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    Answered on 17 August 2021
  • Can’t see sea view rooms or suites. Do you have any? Presume with your location the answer will be yes but no photograph or price

    We offer Bay View Double bedrooms and Bay View Junior Suites with guaranteed sea view. There is limited availability, depending on the date none of them might be left. Our Classics can offer a partial sea view.


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    Answered on 17 August 2021
  • Does your hotel have a lift

    One part of the hotel has a lift, please do note though that stairs can be found throughout the hotel. Our Bay View Double bedrooms and Junior Suites are reachable via stairs only.


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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Corran Halls
    0.2 miles
  • Dunstaffnage Castle
    2.9 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Tralee Beach
    6 miles
Closest airports
  • Oban Airport
    4.3 miles
  • Glasgow Airport
    55.4 miles
How to get to Oban Bay Hotel from Glasgow Airport
    Car
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1 restaurant on site

    The Grill Room

    Cuisine: Scottish, Seafood, Steakhouse, European

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, High tea

Facilities of Oban Bay Hotel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Live music/performance
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Themed dinner nights Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Chocolate or cookies Additional charge
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Bottle of water
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Parking options available
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Reception services
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Wellness facilities
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Light therapy
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Make up services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty Services
  • Open-air bath
  • Hammam
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Sauna
Languages spoken
  • Bulgarian
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Hungarian
  • Romanian
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Sustainable initiatives

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House rules
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Check-in

15:00 - 23:30

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 18 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

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

Groups

When booking more than 10 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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

The fine print

Please note that pets can be accommodated at the property for an additional charge of GBP 20 per day.

Well-behaved dogs are welcome but must be on a lead at all times and are prohibited from dining areas.

Please note all spa treatments should be booked directly with the hotel prior to arrival.

Parking is extremely limited at Oban Bay Hotel. Alternative free car parking is available a 2-minute walk from the hotel.

Please note that for group reservations to 5 rooms or more rather than 15 guests, different policies and additional supplements will apply. The property will contact you directly with this information.

Please note that lunch and dinner can be purchased separately and are not included in the rate.

FAQs about Oban Bay Hotel

  • Room options at Oban Bay Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Single
    • Twin/Double

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Oban Bay Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking

  • Guests staying at Oban Bay Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • American
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • The nearest beach is just 750 yards from Oban Bay Hotel.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Oban Bay Hotel by:

    • Car 2h 20min

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

  • Oban Bay Hotel is 650 yards from the centre of Oban.

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

    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Hammam
    • Cycling
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Waxing services
    • Themed dinner nights
    • Spa facilities
    • Beauty Services
    • Body treatments
    • Walking tours
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Open-air bath
    • Manicure
    • Live music/performance
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Facial treatments
    • Body wrap
    • Bike tours
    • Steam room
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Make up services
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Foot bath
    • Body scrub
    • Pedicure
    • Light therapy

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

  • Oban Bay Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • The Grill Room