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In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

The Ranald Hotel

3.5 out of 5

3.7/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationMcCaig's Tower5 min walk
    Popular LocationOban Ferry Terminal8 min walk
    Popular LocationGlencruitten Golf Club12 min walk
    AirportOban (OBN)19 min drive

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About this area

Oban

The Ranald Hotel is located in Oban. McCaig's Tower and Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include Scottish Sealife Sanctuary and Wings Over Mull. Ardchattan Priory Garden and Loch Visions are also worth visiting. Guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • McCaig's Tower - 5 min walk
  • Oban Distillery - 5 min walk
  • St. John's Cathedral - 6 min walk
  • Oban Ferry Terminal - 8 min walk
  • Glencruitten Golf Club - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Oban Station - 3 min walk

Restaurants

  • George Street Fish Restaurant & Chip Shop — 3 min walk
  • Abbie's Cafe — 4 min walk
  • Cuan Mor — 4 min walk
  • Dolce Vita — 4 min walk
  • Little Bay Cafe — 4 min walk

About this property

The Ranald Hotel

3.5-star hotel in Oban with bar/lounge
This smoke-free hotel features a bar/lounge and free WiFi in public areas. All 17 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers, and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Other amenities available to guests include hair dryers, safes, and showers.
The Ranald Hotel offers 17 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels.

Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 8:00 AM–10:00 AM: GBP 5 for adults and GBP 5 for children
  • 1 bar

Conveniences

  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 8:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: GBP 5 for adults and GBP 5 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No onsite parking is available
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and sofa beds
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Property is also known as

Ranald Hotel Oban
Ranald Hotel
Ranald Oban
The Ranald Hotel Oban, Scotland
The Ranald Hotel Oban
The Ranald
The Ranald Hotel Oban
The Ranald Hotel Hotel
The Ranald Hotel Hotel Oban

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3.7
Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 27 out of 140 reviews
5 - Excellent 19%
Rating 4 - Good. 69 out of 140 reviews
4 - Good 49%
Rating 3 - Okay. 24 out of 140 reviews
3 - Okay 17%
Rating 2 - Poor. 18 out of 140 reviews
2 - Poor 13%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 140 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

3.5/5

Amenities

3.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Oban in COVID-19
Hotel is in a good location but lacks a bit of atmosphere possibly due to covid Rooms clean but some a bit on the small side Had to use fan heater as wireless radiator was not working and room cold Not much to do I’m Oban after 8pm due to Covid-19 restrictions
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

3/5 Okay

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Amenities
Most of the things that caused us to choose this hotel were not available due to Covid restrictions. This was disappointing but of course not the fault of the hotel or its staff. Room was pleasant and suitably appointed. Only negative thing was that the shower was inclined to flood the bathroon floor whenever it was used. Breakfast was preordered and brought to our room on a tray each morning. Quality of food was good. Staff were pleasant and helpful . hotel in convenient location, particularly for the port. Enjoyed our stay in Oban!
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great stop over hotel, no issues and very nice room & good Covid measures in place. Only slight issue we had was the pillows were not very comfortabw
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

3/5 Okay

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Amenities
The room was certainly not as pictured. It was small, dark and souless but the bed was comfortable. The biggest disappointment was breakfast which due to Covud was served on a pre prepared tray and consisted of packaged cornflakes, and a dry croissant. The tray did not even provide drinks, we had to use the packets of tea, coffee and milk already in the room. Very poor.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020