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Oban hotels and places to stay

Arbour Guest House
2.5 out of 5
DUNOLLIE ROAD, Oban, Scotland
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0.41 mi from city center
3.1/5 (14 reviews)

"Checked into our ground floor room and it smelled very strongly of mold. They moved us down the street to another lodging. The second room was adequate but bed pillows and comforter smelled. Great location. Need to fix mold issue with Arbor. Overall they were gracious about changing our room."…"

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2019

Arbour Guest House
Wide Mouthed Frog
4 out of 5
Dunstaffnage Marina, Dunbeg, Oban, Scotland
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The price is $112 per night
2.98 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (168 reviews)

"Friendly staff, lovely breakfast. Great to stay overnight on our way home from holiday. A bit noisy by the road but this is our third stay so it can't be that bad."…"

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2019

Wide Mouthed Frog
Roseneath Guest House
3 out of 5
Dalriach Road, Oban, Scotland
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0.33 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (417 reviews)

"Sarah was delightful and very helpful! This place felt like home away from home."…"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019

Roseneath Guest House
The Old Cottage
3.5 out of 5
Arduaine, Oban, Scotland
The price is $108 per night
12.59 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (10 reviews)

"Brilliantly clean and welcoming with phenomenal service! Marvellously comfortable beds with tremendous pillow shower"…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

The Old Cottage
Loch Melfort Hotel
4 out of 5
Arduaine, Argyll, Oban, Scotland
The price is $83 per night
12.63 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (217 reviews)

"A very comfortable hotel with lovely staff where nothing is a problem. Our stay was over far too quickly can’t wait to return."…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Loch Melfort Hotel
The Palace Hotel
3 out of 5
20 George Street, Oban, Scotland
The price is $145 per night
0.07 mi from city center
3.3/5 (140 reviews)

"The owners were very friendly and helpful. They had a delicious breakfast and were available to answer questions."…"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2019

The Palace Hotel
Balmoral Hotel
2 out of 5
4 Craigard Rd, Oban, Scotland
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The price is $62 per night
0.21 mi from city center
2.9/5 (69 reviews)
Balmoral hotel

"Good hotel for the price nice location."…"

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2019

Balmoral Hotel
The Ranald Hotel
3.5 out of 5
41 Stevenson Street, Oban, Scotland
The price is $104 per night
0.09 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (121 reviews)
First time in Oban

"Oban is a lovely area and the hotel was in an alright location to get to different parts. The hotel itself was clean- a little small but came with kettle etc."…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2020

The Ranald Hotel
Perle Oban Hotel
4 out of 5
Station Square, Oban, Scotland
The price is $164 per night
0.04 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (410 reviews)

"Excellent location.... near to railway, boat terminal and bus station....."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Perle Oban Hotel
Isle of Eriska Hotel and Spa
5 out of 5
Benderloch, Oban, Scotland
The price is $349 per night
8.63 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (35 reviews)
Beautiful Grounds and Hotel

"Staff was very friendly and accommodating. Unfortunately the hotel was undergoing renovation and it caused some disruption to our service. Spa treatment was a big disappointment. I’d recommend staying at the hotel though. The grounds were lovely but I can only imagine how beautiful it would be in ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Isle of Eriska Hotel and Spa
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Visiting Oban

Visitors give high marks for the seaside in Oban, which is also known for its local tours and seafood restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its welcoming and walkable setting.

  • There are 93 hotels and other accommodations in Oban
  • The closest major airport is in Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), 55.1 mi (88.6 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Oban

The city is notable for landmarks like McCaig's Tower, St. John's Cathedral, and Dunstaffnage Castle and Chapel. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the seaside and these places to visit: Ganavan Sands, Carn Breugach, and Scottish Sealife Sanctuary. Top activities include taking a ferry and taking local tours, while Oban Ferry Terminal is one place to visit.

In Oban, you'll find 93 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. Here are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Aspen Lodge - This 5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its convenient parking and helpful staff.
  • Blarcreen House - Our customers like the breakfast and beach locale at this guesthouse. With a stay at this 5-star guesthouse, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi.
  • High Cliff Guest House - Amenities at this 4-star guesthouse include free breakfast and free parking. Expedia customers like its breakfast and convenient parking.

Getting Around Oban

With so many choices for transportation, exploring all of Oban is simple. To venture out into the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Oban Station or Oban Connel Ferry Station. You can take a ferry and cross the water to see more of the region.

Dressing for Oban

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 47°F during the day and 38°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 59°F, while the average at night is 39°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 60°F with nighttime averages of 49°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 55°F and nighttime averages of 40°F
  • Average annual rainfall for Oban is 1.38 inches
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 59°F, whereas February and January are often coldest, averaging 38°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Oban?
Briarbank Guest House is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 3.5-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend High Cliff Guest House and Cameron Guest House as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Oban, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best deals available in Oban.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Oban?
For additional details about changing or cancelling your trip to Oban, click here.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Oban?
Based on reviews, Perle Oban Hotel is a popular hotel for our travelers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include The Royal Hotel and Best Western Muthu Queens Hotel.
What's the best accommodation for a family trip to Oban?
Isle of Eriska Hotel and Spa is a top 5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other choices for your family trip include Roseneath Guest House and Corriemar Guest House. Attractions like Scottish Sealife Sanctuary and Ardchattan Priory Garden are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic getaway to Oban?
Isle of Eriska Hotel and Spa is a favorite 5-star hotel for couples, and features a full-service spa and a Michelin star restaurant. Other good choices for a romantic stay include Loch Melfort Hotel and Blarcreen House.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Oban?
Loch Melfort Hotel is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. Glenmore Country House B & B is another good option if you’re bringing your pet along.
What's the best place to stay with easy access to Loch Linnhe?
Appin Bay View is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star guesthouse offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It’s located 1.9 mi (3 km) from Loch Linnhe. Other good choices within 5 miles include The Pierhouse Hotel and Isle of Eriska Hotel and Spa.
What about the best place to stay close to Oban Ferry Terminal?
One of the top choices for your stay is Perle Oban Hotel, located next to Oban Ferry Terminal, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Balmoral Hotel and Muthu Alexandra Hotel are other good choices nearby.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Oban?
Briarbank Guest House is a top B&B for a beach vacation, and features free parking and a bar. Other good choices for your beach trip include The Regent Hotel and Falls of Lora Hotel. Head to Ganavan Sands or Tralee Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury accommodation in Oban?
Isle of Eriska Hotel and Spa is a 5-star hotel with a restaurant and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampering stay. Knipoch Hotel and Blarcreen House are two other upscale options for your trip.
What's the best boutique hotel in Oban?
Best Western Muthu Queens Hotel is a favorite 4-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring a restaurant and a bar.

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