Great Western Hotel, Oban

Corran Esplanade, Oban, PA34 5PP

Occupying a remarkable building which dates back to the 19th century, the Great Western Hotel is in a great location right on Oban’s esplanade, making an ideal base for exploring. The welcoming bar and lounge areas boast magnificent panoramic views of the bay, and the restaurant offers a varied menu with a wide range of local cuisine and traditional favourites. The town of Oban is just a short walk away, with a number of places here to sample local produce including delicious seafood and refined whiskeys, and the hotel is within easy reach of some of Scotland’s most majestic and beautiful scenery. With comfortable rooms and warm Scottish hospitality, enjoy coastal charm at this delightful hotel.

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3 nights from £129pp

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Most popular facilities

  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
  • Free Wifi

Meals Included

Half Board

Breakfast and evening meals are included in the price of your stay.

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Great Western Hotel, Oban

Hotel Location

Located on the west coast and known as the ‘Seafood Capital of Scotland,’ Oban is the perfect destination for an unforgettable holiday. Surrounded by miles of coastline, Oban town and port features important historical intrigue with no less than five castles nearby, three of which were the seat of the Clan MacDougall of Lorne. Most popular attractions include the Oban War & Peace Museum, partially-ruined Dunstaffnage Castle, and Oban Distillery, where you can explore the history of whisky and learn exactly how it’s made. After a day exploring, browse the town’s small galleries and independent shops, and refuel in the evening in one of the many pubs, cafés or restaurants. From Oban, you can set sail and take a tour of the islands of Mull, Iona and Staffa, or travel up the coastline to Glencoe, with its deep valleys, towering mountains and ancient history.

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Location: Corran Esplanade, Oban, PA34 5PP

Things to do and local attractions

  • Calmac Ferries: 11.0 miles
  • Oban Distillery: 0.5 miles
  • Oban Chocolate Company : 0.1 miles
  • McCaig's Tower: 0.9 miles
  • Oban War & Peace Museum: 0.6 miles
  • Dunollie Museum, Castle & Grounds: 1.0 miles
  • Bridge Over The Atlantic: 12.6 miles
  • Dunstaffanage Castle: 3.3 miles
  • Fort William: 43.9 miles
  • Glasgow Airport: 87.3 miles

Hotel Facilities

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Single Room Supplements

Single Room Supplement from £39.00

Hotel Check in Times

Check in from 3:00PM | Check out before 11:00AM

  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Iron at Reception
  • Dogs Allowed on Request
Food & Drink
  • Vegetarian Meals
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Lactose or Dairy Free Menu
  • Vegan Menu
  • 3 Star
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Non-Smoking Rooms Available
  • Shower or Bath
  • Telephone
  • Free Wifi
  • Fridge Available for Medical Requirements
  • Ground Floor Rooms on Request
Additional Information

Selected rooms at the hotel are dog-friendly. There is a maximum of 2 dogs per room at a charge of £12 per night per dog, and this should be added to your booking before travel. The majority of hotels do not allow dogs to join you in the restaurant, bar or public areas of the hotel, with the exception of assistance dogs. If you have an allergy to dogs, unfortunately we cannot guarantee that any rooms are completely dog-free.


3.6 Out of 5 ( 9 Reviews )




3.6 / 5

Value for Money

3.9 / 5

John Stephen, 1 year ago

The Great Western: Good value for money, perfectly adequate accommodation, helpful staff and excellent food. Evening entertainment would have made the holiday perfect.

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PSA, 1 year ago

Location - superb. Bedroom - excellent. Room service - adequate. Food (breakfast and dinner) - disappointing.

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Jill, 1 year ago

The location was lovely with views out to the harbour area and sea. Staff particularly in the dining area were very friendly and pleasant.

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Alan Metcalfe, 1 year ago

First for parking charges

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Alexander Hamilton, 1 year ago

pretty good value for money,but need to sort out lift problem, cant get wheelchair in?

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Ian McIntosh, 1 year ago

Hotel was very comfortable and staff efficient and friendly. Breakfast was very good but evening meal was not great. Overall good value for money.

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