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Oban Bay Hotel in Oban

Corran Esplanade, Oban, Argyll, PA345AE, UK
Oban Bay Hotel in Oban Oban Bay Hotel in Oban 01631 564 395 Corran Esplanade Oban
83 out of 100% 378 votes
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  • Free Wifi
    Free Wifi
  • Lift
    Lift
  • Pets Allowed
    Pets Allowed
  • Spa Treatments
    Spa Treatments
  • Walk-in Showers
    Walk-in Showers
  • Golf in Local Area
    Golf in Local Area
  • Public Transport Nearby
    Public Transport Nearby

The seafront Oban Bay Hotel, Oban has high standards throughout with spectacular views across the bay.

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Rooms & Facilities
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
    Free Wifi
  • Lift
    Lift
  • Pets Allowed
    Pets Allowed
  • Spa Treatments
    Spa Treatments
  • Walk-in Showers
    Walk-in Showers
  • Golf in Local Area
    Golf in Local Area
  • Public Transport Nearby
    Public Transport Nearby

Number of Bedrooms: 74

Parking Spaces: 0

Steps into Hotel: 6

Check In Time: 3pm

Check Out Time: 11am

The Oban Bay Hotel is set on the edge of Oban's picturesque Esplanade and is the ideal base from which to explore Scotland’s west coast.
Convenient for the train and ferry terminals it is ideal for both leisure and business guests. There’s much to see and do in the area including: whale watching, trips to Mull & Iona, Oban Sea Life Sanctuary, ancient castles, Oban Distillery, golfing, kayaking to name just a few.

Recently fully redesigned, the Oban Bay Hotel's bedrooms are more than a place to lay your head - they're yours to unwind in whilst planning your next adventure. The blue and green hues of the furnishings reflect days spent exploring the bay and beyond. And even the smaller rooms offer space to stretch out with a cup of tea and our favourite treats from Tunnock's. Room types consist of classic double, twin and single rooms, as well as petite doubles, bay view doubles and bay view junior suites. All bedrooms are dog friendly too. 

The Grill Room at the Oban Bay Hotel has both a table d’hôte and à la carte menu featuring fresh, local seafood and the stylish bar serves meals throughout the day. The Oban Hotel's spacious sun lounge offers a panoramic view of the bay, the island of Kerrera and the mountains of Mull.

The Oban Bay 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 Iron/Board
tick Toiletries
tick Hairdryer
tick Telephone
tick Room Service
tick Cots Supplied
tick Wifi
tick Family Room for 3
tick Walk In Showers

There are 6 different styles of bedrooms at the Oban Bay Hotel; classic single, petite doubles, classic double or twin, bay view double and bay view junior suite.

All of the rooms are en-suite and feature private bathrooms, TV, telephone and tea tray with coffee and Tunnock’s biscuits.

The suites are slightly larger in size and offer stunning views over the bay.

Please note that only the bay view rooms and suites are located facing the front of the hotel and these rooms only have double beds in them, no twin beds are available on upgrade. There are 4 junior suite rooms.

The maximum number of people family rooms can take at the Oban Bay Hotel is 2 adults and 1 child.

Bar & Restaurant

The Grill Room at Oban Bay Hotel serves the best local seafood and Scottish steaks alongside a fantastic wine list. The Bar offers guests the best of island and mainland malt whiskies, and as the sun sets, the Sun Lounge is the place to reflect on your adventures exploring the west coast.

Breakfast is served from:
7:30am - 9:30am (Monday to Friday)
8.00am - 10.00am (Saturdays and Sundays)

Dinner is served from: 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Sample Menus:

Main Menu
Dessert Menu
Bar Menu
Wine By The Glass Menu
Wine List

Leisure

tick Outdoor Hot Tub
tick Sauna
tick Steam Room
tick Beauty Treatments

Oban Bay Hotel’s spa treatments use invigorating Scottish products from ishga.

Available to pre-book, they’re a great way to relax after a day out and about.

Further relaxation can be found in the sauna and steam room, or in the outdoor hot tub overlooking the bay.

Location & Directions

Directions to the Oban Bay Hotel in Oban

By car
If you are driving from the south, take the A82 to Tyndrum and join the A85 to Oban. If you are coming from the north, take the A82 and cross the Ballachulish Bridge. At the roundabout, take the Oban A828 exit. Follow the road across the Connel Bridge and at the T-junction turn left for Oban.

By train
First ScotRail runs twice-daily trains from Queen Street Station in Glasgow.

By ferry
Mull, Colonsay and the Western Isle ferries berth a short stroll from the Oban Bay hotel.

By plane
The nearest airports are Glasgow and Edinburgh

Distances (Miles)
Perth (95)
Glasgow (96)
Edinburgh (12)
Fort William (45)
Cruise to Isle of Mull takes 45 minutes

Mileages are approximate

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

Updated 13/03/2020: ‘Due to current exceptional circumstances, all new and existing bookings booked on a Non Refundable Rate/Advance Purchase Rate up to and including 31st May can be changed free of charge’.

Parking
The hotel's parking area is currently being resurfaced to create two electric car charging spaces, blue badge disability spaces and a pick up and drop off area. We ask that guests seek alternative parking on-street.

Dinner Inclusions:
Unless otherwise stated guests staying on a rate/package inclusive of Dinner will receive a 3 course set menu with the option to substituted dishes from the A La Carte Menu at a supplement.

Accessibility
Please note that there is 6 steps to access the lift in the hotel.

Things to See and Do
tick Walking
tick Quad Biking
tick Nature Reserves
tick Cycling
tick Fishing
tick Whisky Tasting
tick Golf in Local Area

The harbour town of Oban has many attractions to visit on your short breaks: from whale, dolphin and seal spotting to walking, cycling and golf. A few minutes walk from the hotel there is a large variety of shops including well-known High Street stores and unique Scottish gift shops.

Oban is known as the “Gateway to the Isles” as it's south pier is the main ferry terminal for car ferries to Mull, Coll, Tiree, Barra, South Uist, Colonsay, Lismore and Islay. A short drive from the Oban Bay Hotel is the famous “Bridge over the Atlantic”. The Bridge was made famous due to the defeat of the Jacobite Army; the Government banned the use of the Gaelic language and the wearing of tartan and the kilt. The Islanders nearby from Easdale and Seil would change from their traditional garb at the Inn beside the bridge before crossing to the mainland. The inn to this day is still known as 'Tigh an Truish' - "the house of the trousers".

Dunollie Castle sits above the town offering spectacular views of Oban Bay and the island of Kerrara. Along with the castle, visitors can explore the museum and grounds.

Oban War & Peace Museum is just off the main high street, this museum is worth a visit as it contains some great artefacts from past wars and stories. The staff are extremely informative and helpful too so worth having a chat to.

Have breakfast with the seals at The Oban Sea Life Sanctuary; see the interactive rock pool, get up close with the starfish, jellyfish then have a bite to eat in the award winning Shoreline coffee shop.

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