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Great Western Hotel, Oban

Corran Esplanade, Oban, Argyll and Bute, PA34 5PP, UK
Great Western Hotel, Oban Great Western Hotel, Oban 0330 094 5919 Corran Esplanade Oban
73 out of 100% 39 votes
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  • Private Car Park
  • Lift
  • Pets Allowed
  • WiFi (Public Spaces)
  • Public Transport Nearby

With a prime location on the esplanade in Oban, close to the shops and harbour, the Great Western Hotel is a traditional coastal hotel offering comfortable accommodation as well as a bright and airy restaurant serving delicious dishes and stunning sea views.

Anne-Marie Myhotelbreak & Classic Britain
Rooms & Facilities
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Private Car Park
  • Lift
  • Pets Allowed
  • WiFi (Public Spaces)
  • Public Transport Nearby

Number of Bedrooms: 79

Parking Spaces: 10

Steps into Hotel: 15

Check In Time: 3PM

Check Out Time: 11AM

The Great Western Hotel in Oban is perfectly set on the shores of Oban Bay, offering lovely views out to sea from the bay with the added convenience of the shops and harbour close by. This traditional Scottish hotel in Oban is a wonderful base for touring holidays as Glencoe and the Western Isles are on the hotel’s doorstep. There is also castles, gardens, villages and forests to explore as well as amazing Scottish hospitality and cuisine.

Choose from a range of 79 bedrooms, all well equipped with en suite, TV, tea and coffee making facilities and other amenities to make your stay relaxing and enjoyable. This hotel accommodation in Oban is available as family rooms, singles, doubles and twins.

The Great Western Hotel’s restaurant, bar and lounges all benefit from the hotel’s prime location looking out towards the sea. The diverse menu offers a great selection of dishes all made from local produce wherever possible including delicious seafood. Why not sample some of the refined and elegant whiskeys that the region is famous for in the hotel’s bar.

The Great Western Hotel offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year. Book online today with My Hotel Break.

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Bedrooms

tick TV
tick Tea/Coffee
tick Telephone
tick Wifi

Each of the bedrooms at the Great Western Hotel offer everything you would expect for a comfortable stay including TV, tea and coffee making facilities, en-suite bathroom, a desk and free WiFi throughout.

Upgrade to a Sea View Room to enjoy picturesque views over the bay.

Bar & Restaurant

The Great Western Hotel’s restaurant, bar and lounges all benefit from the hotel’s prime location looking out towards the sea.

The diverse menu offers a great selection of dishes all made from local produce wherever possible including delicious seafood.

Why not sample some of the refined and elegant whiskeys that the region is famous for in the hotel’s bar.

Location & Directions

Directions to the Great Western Hotel in Oban

The hotel can be found on the centre of the Esplanade just a short walk from Oban's shops and harbour

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

Pet Friendly:
Dogs are welcome at the Great Western Hotel. £10 per dog per night supplement applies and will be added to your bill at the hotel. 

Car Parking:
The Great Western Hotel has limited car parking and is available on a first come first serve basis only. Charges apply

Things to See and Do
tick Walking
tick Cycling
tick Fishing
tick Golf in Local Area
tick Climbing

Top things to see and do while you are staying at the Great Western Hotel in Oban, Scotland

In Gaelic language, Oban means 'little bay'. Nestled on the west coast of Scotland and surrounded by beaches, bays and beautiful countryside. There are islands such as Mull, Iona, Kerrera and Staffa for day trips, and a wealth of castles, gardens, villages, beaches, forests to north and south, east and west. Oban has small galleries and independent stores, a distillery, chocolate shop, and museum.

On the hotel's doorstep:

Oban Distillery and Visitor Centre, 0.5 mile
One of Scotland’s oldest distilleries still displays the traditional craftsmanship of the brothers who founded it in 1794.

Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds, 1 mile
The ancestral home of Clan MacDougall is a Museum, Castle and Grounds where visitors of all ages can discover local history, the 1745 Laird's House, the Weaving Cottage as well as woodland spaces, the Faerie Garden and views across Oban Bay.

Gylen Castle on the Isle of Kerrera, a short ferry trip from Gallanach, 2.5 miles
A beautiful spot overlooking the Firth of Lorn. The Kerrera ferry leaves from Gallanach, and is then a 3-mile walk across the island.

Glencruitten Golf Club, 1 mile
18-hole course in wonderful Scottish landscapes, as well as a warm welcome for visitors, practice area with driving bays and putting green, clubhouse, lounge bar, restaurant and golf shop.

McCaig’s Tower, 1 mile
Prominently visible on Battery Hill overlooking Oban, this huge circular structure is a magnificent ‘folly’, but a simple, beautiful stone structure and a wonderful viewing point from which to survey Oban and the loch.

Days out:
Oban Ferries, 1 mile
Take a day trip to any one of the many islands off the western shore – Arran, Barra, Benbecula, Bute, Eriskay, Iona, Islay, Mull, Skye amongst them. All of the islands have their own charm – with wonderful, white beaches, distilleries and monumnents.

Oban Sailing Club, 1.3 miles
Book yourself on to a sailing course while you are here.

Dunstaffnage Castle and Chapel, 3 miles
The stronghold of the Kings of the Isles overlooking the Firth of Lorn near Oban was built in the 13th century.

Dunstaffnage Marina, Etive Boat Trips, 3 miles
Boat trips up Loch Etive and around the Firth of Lorn, or charter your own vessel.

Puffin Dive Centre, 3.5 miles
Try out any one from a number of watersports activities including paddle-boarding, scuba diving, boat diving.

FAQ
Does this hotel have a lift?
Yes, the hotel does have a lift?
Do you have rooms with walk-in showers?
The hotel does have some rooms available with a shower cubicle (with a small step up) these are available by request only. Please contact My Hotel Break and we can confirm this for you.
Does this hotel have rooms on the ground floor?
Yes, If you require one of those rooms please contact My Hotel Break and we can check availability for you.
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