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Columba Hotel, Oban

North Pier, Oban, Argyll, PA345QD, UK View Map

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The total upgrade of the Columba Hotel has made all the difference. Classy room stock and brilliant views

Andrew Simpson, Managing Director

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 welcome to locals and travellers alike. The attentive staff will ensure your stay is everything you could wish for. Whether you are looking for a short break or a relaxing long stay the Columba Hotel is ideal.

This hotel in the centre of Oban is home to 49 well-appointed bedrooms, many boasting of wonderful hill views, sea views and refurbishment. Although many of the bedrooms have been refurbished they still retain their 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 the impressive sea views. The Harbour Bar and Pier Cafe offers another relaxing atmosphere to help guests unwind after a busy days activity.

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

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Trouser Press
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Family Room for 3
Family Room for 4
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 and ironing boards and dry cleaning services.

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

Special occasion? Ask about the Grand Suite, complete indulgent luxury ideal for any special break away! 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 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

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.

Horse Riding
Golf in Local Area
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