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Columba Hotel, Oban

North Pier, Oban, Argyll, PA345QD, UK
Columba Hotel, Oban Columba Hotel, Oban 01631 562 183 North Pier Oban
87 out of 100% 209 votes
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  • Free Wifi
  • Lift
  • Family Friendly
  • Walk-in Showers
  • Golf in Local Area

The Columba Hotel has an enviable position, on the waterfront, in the centre of Oban. All bedrooms are in good shape and have an open aspect. 

Andrew Myhotelbreak & Classic Britain
Rooms & Facilities
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Lift
  • Family Friendly
  • Walk-in Showers
  • Golf in Local Area

Number of Bedrooms: 49

Parking Spaces: 6

Steps into Hotel: 0

Check In Time: 2pm

Check Out Time: 11am

The Columba Hotel in Oban is situated in a prime spot on the seafront and is a much-loved Oban landmark. A striking Victorian building, the Oban Columba Hotel offers a warm Highland welcome. Attentive staff ensure your stay is everything you could wish for.

The Columba Hotel is in the centre of Oban right on the water's edge. There are 49 well-appointed bedrooms, all, bar one boasting wonderful views over the bay or town. Over recent years the hotel has seen a lot of refurbishment retaining many of its existing Victorian features such as high ceilings, large windows, and plenty of space.

The Alba Restaurant at the Columba Hotel has a relaxing atmosphere and a Victorian charm. Enjoy an excellent range of top-quality Scottish dishes while watching the world and boats go by with impressive sea views. The Harbour Bar and Pier Cafe offer another relaxing atmosphere to help guests unwind after an enthralling day in the Highlands.

The Columba in Oban Hotel offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year.



tick TV
tick Tea/Coffee
tick Trouser Press
tick Iron/Board
tick Toiletries
tick Hairdryer
tick Telephone
tick Room Service
tick Cots Supplied
tick Wifi
tick Family Room for 3
tick Family Room for 4
tick Walk In Showers

Every bedroom at the Columba Hotel in Oban benefits from a huge comfortable bed, plasma screen TV, direct dial phone, hairdryer, and tea/coffee-making facilities.

The Columba Hotels staff are noted for their friendly and approachable attitude and are always on hand to provide all guests with everything from early morning calls, to newspapers, irons, ironing boards, and dry cleaning services.

Why not treat yourself to a little upgrade and wake up to the stunning view over Oban bay and rolling hills? Everything you need and a little bit more…

Special occasion? Ask about the Grand Suite, a complete indulgent luxury ideal for any special breakaway! With its own lounge & dining area, a large bathroom, and 12 fantastic windows to take in the magnificent views… what more could you ask for?

The Columba Hotel operates a strict non-smoking policy throughout the hotel and does not allow pets.

Bar & Restaurant

The Columba Hotels Alba Restaurant offers a superb choice of daily Table d Hote menus offering quality produce and service that is second to none. The location of the restaurant allows diners to enjoy the lovely sea views, the bustling town of Oban and its Harbour.

Sample Restaurant Menu

If you are looking for something a little more relaxed you are welcome to unwind in Harbour Bar or Pier Cafe where good food is served all day with a choice of snacks or main meals and speciality drinks. A wide variety of whiskies, wines, beers and spirits are on offer. The view, as the sunsets across Oban Bay, is not to be missed.

Opening times - hotel dining (subject to change)

Breakfast 0730 am to 0930 am (Weekdays)

Breakfast 0800 am to 1000 am (Weekends)

Lunch – 12 noon – 1400 pm daily

Dinner 1800 hours to 2030 hours

Location & Directions

Directions to the Columba Hotel, Oban

The Columba Hotel is Centrally located in Oban, situated on the North Pier

From the South via Glasgow: travel on the A82 Glasgow to Fort William road to Tyndrum where you join the A85 to Oban.

From the North via Fort William: take the A82 and cross the Ballachulish Bridge, when you come to a roundabout take the left-hand (Oban – A828) exit. Follow the road across the Connel Bridge and at the T-junction turn left for Oban.

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

Please advise the hotel directly if arriving later than 1800hours.

Family rooms - The Maximum number a family room at this hotel can take is 2 adults and 1 child.

Accessible rooms - Please note that due to this hotel's current layout, we do not have any accessible rooms. Lift access is available to all floors however there are steps to the lift from the reception area.

Things to See and Do
tick Walking
tick Tennis
tick Horse Riding
tick Sailing
tick Cycling
tick Fishing
tick Golf in Local Area
tick Wildlife Watching

The Columba Hotel is an ideal base if you wish to visit the Islands of Scotland, as Oban is the main car ferry terminal to Lismore, Mull, and Iona. Why not visit Fingal's Cave on Staffa, the only sea cave formed completely in hexagonally jointed basalt.

Other attractions well worth a visit include:
Oban Rare Breeds Farm Park
Seafari Adventures
Loch Etive Cruises
Inveraray Jail
Craignish Cruises
Feochan Mhor Smokehouse
Luing Bike Hire
Atlantis Leisure Centre

For more information on things to see in and do in the area, check out our Destination Guide.

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