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This property is 9 minutes walk from the beach. Located on the seafront, Oban Youth Hostel offers rooms with private toilets and showers, and is just 10 minutes’ walk from Oban rail and bus stations. Kitchen and lounge facilities, free on-site parking and free bicycle storage are also provided.

An internet hotspot, laundry facilities and luggage storage are available. Full English and continental breakfasts are on offer in the modern dining room and snacks and drinks can be bought in the on-site shop.

Oban is known as “The Gateway to the Isles" and the ferry port is just a 15-minute walk from the hostel. Oban Distillery is only a 10-minute walk away and features a Sensory and Flavours Tour which runs regularly throughout the day. The impressive McCaig’s Tower is a 15-minute walk away.

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.

Oban Youth Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 8 Dec 2011.

Property highlights

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

Free private parking available on-site


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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 2
Twin Room
  • 2 single beds
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Max adults: 3. Max children: 2
Triple Room
  • 1 single bed and
  • 1 bunk bed
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 3
Quadruple Room
  • 2 bunk beds
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Max adults: 2
Double Room
  • 1 double bed
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Max adults: 1
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Max adults: 1
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Max adults: 2
Standard Twin Room
  • 2 single beds
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Max adults: 5. Max children: 3
Family Room
  • 1 double bed and
  • 2 bunk beds
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Max adults: 6. Max children: 2
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
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  • The staff speak English
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Property 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
    55.5 miles
How to get to Oban Youth Hostel from Glasgow Airport
    Car
    Free parking is available.
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Facilities of Oban Youth Hostel
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Secured parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Packed lunches
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
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House rules Oban Youth Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

16:00 - 21:30

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

Check-out

07:00 - 10:00

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

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 allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Groups

When booking for more than 9 persons, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Discover JCB Diners Club Bankcard Oban Youth Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Full payment for all bookings will be charged at the time of booking. All major credit and debit cards are accepted excluding American Express.

All bookings will include a temporary membership fee per person per night. (Full, existing members of Hostelling Scotland and HI using these channels are not entitled to a membership refund).

Individual reservations (Up to 9 persons) - can cancel free of charge until 3 days before the arrival date. If cancelled within the 3 days before the arrival 100 percent of the total price will be charged.

Groups reservations (more than 9 persons) - different policies and additional supplements will apply. More than 8 weeks (57 days or more) 20% of total cost. 8 – 4 weeks (56 - 29 days) 55% of total cost. 4 – 0 weeks (28 - 0 day) 100% of total cost.

No stag or hen parties are permitted at any youth hostel.

Should guests be entitled to a refund or part refund please note that these are processed by Hostelling Scotland National Office, Stirling. It may take 7 to 10 working days from the date of cancellation request for the refund to be processed back onto the original card used.

From the age of 12 to 15 years, young people must be accompanied by a parent or guardian of the same gender when booking a bed within shared accommodation. Parties with young children (under 12 years) will only be accommodated in private rooms, where available

Hostelling Scotland advise that additional notice be given to the destination youth hostel when travelling with children, to ensure that suitable accommodation is available. There is no capacity for extra beds or cots.

Check-in is from 15.00 until 23.00 and check-out is until 10.00. Late arrivals and access outside the opening hours is by pre-arrangement only.

The Hostel reception is open 24 hours a day from March to October. During the winter season reception maybe closed between 23:00 and 07:00.

Guests arriving by public transport before check-in time are welcome to drop off luggage, which is stored free of charge in a locked luggage room.

Guests is private rooms do not have to vacate during the day as long as they allow cleaners in to empty bins.

Please note that the free parking space are limited and are on a first-come, first-served basis.

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.

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.

Please inform Oban Youth Hostel 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.

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.

FAQs about Oban Youth Hostel

  • Check-in at Oban Youth Hostel is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

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

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Secured parking
    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Oban Youth Hostel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 3 km)

  • The nearest beach is just 750 yards from Oban Youth Hostel.

  • Oban Youth Hostel is 700 yards from the centre of Oban.

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

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Oban Youth Hostel by:

    • Car 2h