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Set in the center of Oban, ideal for Argyll and the Islands, this small Scottish hotel is one of the town's oldest buildings and comes with free WiFi and a cozy lounge. It offers views of the harbor and the ferry terminal.

All rooms here are functionally-furnished and come with a flat-screen TV with Freeview channels, as well as coffee and tea making facilities. They are all en-suite and provided with a hairdryer and towels. Complimentary water is offered in the rooms.

A Grade B listed building, Kelvin Hotel is within easy reach of excellent transport links and of the main landmarks of the town. The ferry terminal and the bus/train stations are reachable within less than 5 minutes on foot.

Guests have a choice of restaurants and pubs within walking distance. A grocery store is less than 1,300 feet away.

The nearest airport is Glasgow Airport, 89 mi away.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Max adults: 1
Single Room
  • 1 twin bed
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Max adults: 2
Twin Room
  • 2 twin beds
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Max adults: 2
Double Room
  • 1 full bed
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Max adults: 3. Max children: 1
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  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 full bed
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 2
Family Room (2 Adults + 2 Children)
  • 2 twin beds and
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Studio
  • 1 full bed
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About The Kelvin Hotel

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  • Hi! We are a family of 4 (kids age 4&6). We are traveling with small cots for them to sleep on. Is there space/would you allow them to stay in this double room with us?

    Hello I am afraid we will not have space for small cots in the room. The best room for your party will be a Family room 4 Regards


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    Asked about: Double Room • Answered on October 21, 2019
  • Do you do a breakfast

    No we dont offer any breakfast this year


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    Answered on June 30, 2020
  • Do you have a bar

    We have a bar but is currently closed due to CODIV restrictions we will reopen next year


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    Answered on September 30, 2020
  • Good morning, do have a room with a double bed and en-suite?

    All our rooms have bathrooms. Thanks


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    Answered on November 2, 2020
  • Do rooms have baths or showers

    Showers in most rooms


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    Answered on September 30, 2020
  • Is there somewhere I can put three bikes please ?

    I am afraid we don't have a space to storage bikes. Regards


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    Answered on December 9, 2019
  • Looking to book 2 rooms. When does payment need to be made or is it on arrival

    It will depend on the policy you book , always read terms and conditions thanks


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    Answered on September 30, 2020
  • Do you do breakfast and lunch

    No we don't offer any meal options.


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    Answered on October 23, 2020
  • Do you accommodate for disability

    Sorry we can't all our rooms are in the first floor. No disability access


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    Answered on October 14, 2020
  • Do you have parking? For a works transit van??

    There is a Horizon Carpark accross the road. The charge is £5 for 24 hours. There is also plenty of street parking. This is free from 6pm until 9am at night.


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    Answered on October 4, 2020
  • does the price include breakfast

    Our rates are just room only


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    Answered on September 7, 2020
  • Hi we are wishing to bring our mother who is blind to visit friends so we are looking for adjoining rooms do you have this

    Sorry we don't have adjoining rooms


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    Answered on July 20, 2020
  • Do you have a lift

    No we do not have a lift.


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  • Do you have a lift to your rooms?? Thank you

    No we dont have a lift. We don't have any rooms in ground floor


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    Answered on July 28, 2020
  • hi we're interested in booking studio in your hotel for 3 nights. W'e're travelling with 2 year old child and we're bringing the cot bed with us. Is it ok to book studio for 2 adults and a child?

    You are more than welcome to book in with a two year old child and bring your own travel cot.


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    Answered on October 4, 2020
  • Do you have car parking?

    Parking Public parking is possible in front of the hotel (reservation is not needed) and costs GBP 5 per day. Street parking


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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Corran Halls
    0.5 miles
  • Dunstaffnage Castle
    3.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Various Restaurants
    0.1 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Oban Bay
    0 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Tralee Beach
    6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Oban Airport
    4.6 miles
  • Glasgow Airport
    54.9 miles
How to get to The Kelvin Hotel from Glasgow Airport
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    Parking available
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Amenities of The Kelvin Hotel
Activities
  • Darts
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs GBP 5 per day.
  • Street parking
Services
  • Express check-in/out
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives

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

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Check-in

3:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

When booking 4 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements will apply.

Please note that the accommodations is located on the first and second floor, and is accessible via stairs only. Therefore it may not be suitable for guests with mobility impairment.

Guests are not permitted to consume alcohol or hot food in the bedrooms.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

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

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

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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

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

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

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

FAQs about The Kelvin Hotel

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

    • Parking
    • Street parking

  • The nearest beach is 800 feet from The Kelvin Hotel.

  • Check-in at The Kelvin Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The prices at The Kelvin Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

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

    • Darts
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)

  • The Kelvin Hotel is 1,800 feet from the center of Oban.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Kelvin Hotel by:

    • Car 2h

  • Room options at The Kelvin Hotel include:

    • Single
    • Twin
    • Double
    • Family
    • Studio