Oban Trail Guide

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Oban – Its name derives from the Gaelic language and means ‘little bay’, but when it comes to having an unforgettable weekend break, Oban is definitely a place which is big on things to see and do. Follow our trail this week for Oban’s Hotels


1. Manor House
An elegant Georgian Guesthouse with Restaurant established in 1780 on beautiful Oban Bay.
Open: Monday-Sunday, Afternoon tea 1pm-3pm, Restaurant 6pm-8pm. Booking essential.
Website: www.obanmanorhouse.com
Tel: 01631 566429

2. Premier Inn
After a day of exploring, it’s time to head back for a delicious dinner in their Thyme restaurant and a relaxing sleep in your ultra comfy Hypnos bed.
Website: www.premierinn.com
Tel: 0330 135 9041

3. The Ranald Hotel
Oban’s 17 bedroom metro hotel open 365 days of the year. Check availability and book online.
Website: www.theranaldhotel.com
Tel: 01631 562887

4. The Royal Hotel
The Royal Hotel stands in the centre of town close to the harbour and ferry terminal with a wide menu for lunch or dinner. Let someone else do the clearing up for a change!
Open: Monday – Sunday Lunch 12pm-2.30pm, Dinner 5pm-8.30pm
Website: www.strathmorehotels-theroyaloban.com
Tel: 01631 563021

5. Perle Oban Hotel & Spa
Perle Oban is a luxury hotel in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, merging the perfect mix of rural escape with cosmopolitan comfort. The hotel includes The Lulu Lounge, BAAB Meze & Grill and Mara Spa.
Website: www.perlehotels.com
Tel: 01631 700301

6. Palace Hotel
Modest, Victorian hotel in central location. Family Run with sea view rooms available on request
Website: www.palacehoteloban.co.uk
Tel: 01631 562294

7. The Whisky Vaults Hotel
Award winning boutique hotel in Oban, cosy Whisky Bar and unique Whisky Tasting Room.
Website: www.obanwhiskyvaults.co.uk
Tel: 01631 566722

8. Columba Hotel
The Columba’s Victorian charm offers a warm welcome to locals and travellers alike. Their staff will ensure your stay is everything you could wish for.
Website: www.sgehotelgroup.com/columba
Tel: 01631 562183

9. The Scot
Set in the centre of Oban, the family owned hotel blends contemporary style with the local character of our seaside town. Whether you’re staying for business or pleasure, the hotel offers a comfortable space to relax and unwind.
Website: www.thescotoban.com
Tel: 01631 562954

10. Muthu Alexandra Hotel
The Alexandra Hotel enjoys one of the most spectacular locations in Scotland. The views across Oban Bay to the island of Kerrera and beyond are an instant joy.
Website: www.muthuhotelsmgm.com/muthu-alexandra-hotel
Tel: 01631 562381

11. Oban Bay Hotel
A luxury destination base for exploring Scotland’s West Coast. Enjoy the award-winning grill or simply relax with a Thermal Experience featuring outdoor hot tub and sauna
Website: www.crerarhotels.com/oban-bay-hotel-spa
Tel: 01631 564395

12. Best Western Muthu Queens Hotel
Best Western Muthu Queens Oban Hotel in Oban has been substantially refurbished to offer both Victorian charm and modern, functional accommodation.
Website: www.muthuhotelsmgm.com/best-western-muthu-queens-hotel
Tel: 01631 562505


Produced by The Oban Times, in association with BID4OBAN and supported by the Scotland’s Towns Partnership. Helping to provide resilience for our local business community. #obanminded #loveoban #staycation2021