Oban accomadation

Aug 13th, 2007, 11:28 AM
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Oban accomadation

Ideas for best accomadation in Oban area would be appreciated.
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Aug 13th, 2007, 11:36 AM
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Budget? Style?
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Aug 15th, 2007, 04:35 AM
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Any style, budget £60 to £85 double room per night
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Aug 15th, 2007, 06:35 AM
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If you're interested in something really unique just a few miles outside of Oban, you can stay in an authentic 16th-century castle. We were there two years ago and it was an unforgettable experience.

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Aug 15th, 2007, 06:37 AM
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Sorry, just noticed that the price range you're looking for is per room (not per person), which makes Barcaldine a bit over your budget. Still, it's a great experience if you want to splurge.
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Aug 15th, 2007, 06:54 AM
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I stayed in the Royal Hotel 2 years ago but it was in need of a makeover.The location was good though.

Take a look at this website.
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Aug 15th, 2007, 07:24 AM
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Same feelings about The Royal and we stayed there 5 years ago...it must be VERY tired by now. But if you can see it as faded glory or shabby chic instead of just a bit dreary, they serve a fabulous breakfast, the best of our trip to Scotland.
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Aug 15th, 2007, 07:54 AM
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I see that The Royal is expensive on laterooms. If looking to stay there,I would try the hotel direct. We paid a very cheap price for a double room.
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Aug 15th, 2007, 09:36 AM
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will you have a car? I personally wouldn't stay IN Oban but somewhere in the surrounding countryside. I have stayed in the town but only when I needed to catch an early morning ferry.

If you do want to stay in town - this one is nice http://www.obanguesthouse.co.uk/tariff.asp

A few miles out - check these

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Aug 15th, 2007, 09:50 AM
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We enjoyed our stay at the Barriemore, at the end of the esplanade in Oban. Nice rooms, good views, good breakfast, delightful owner.
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Aug 14th, 2009, 06:49 AM
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this closed about a year and a half ago.
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Aug 17th, 2009, 08:59 AM
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Nowhere in Oban is much good, these days. They all do faded grandeur. Dungallan House is probably the best of a bad lot.

I went and looked up visitscotland in an attempt to remember the name of the last place I stayed on the Esplanade and am shocked (but not surprised) to discover that there are only 4 hotels in membership. In the whole town.

Just shows it's a seller's market
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