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Top tips for finding Oban hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Oban, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Oban in June and October.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Oban if you stay on a Wednesday. The opposite is true for, Tuesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Oban accommodation.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Oban for 1 day.
To see a particularly scenic side of Oban, consider booking a hotel next to McCaig's Tower, such as the affordable Balmoral Inn, which is located a 7-minute walk away. This tower dates back to the late 1800s and provides guests with panoramic views of the entire surrounding area as well as of Oban Bay.
For travelers that enjoy whiskey, make sure to choose a hotel next to the Oban Distillery, such as the Balmoral Inn, which is just 4 minutes away. Dating back to the 18th century, the Oban Distillery provides visitors with tours that highlight the whiskey-making process as well as whiskey tastings.
If you enjoy historical architecture, book a hotel next to the Dunollie Castle, such as the 4-star Barriemore B&B, located a 3-minute drive away. This castle contains a museum, restaurant and gift shop, making it a popular place to spend the day and learn about the city’s ancient history.
Hoping to learn more about the region’s rich heritage and culture? If so, select a hotel near the Oban War & Peace Museum, such as the Regent Hotel, located a 3-minute walk away. This museum contains a large selection of war memorabilia from the area, as well as several exhibits highlighting the city’s military history.
To enjoy some of the region’s lush natural scenery, choose a hotel next to the Dog Stone, a historical landmark that consists of a large stone structure in the middle of a green space. The Alltavona House is only a 5-minute walk to the site and is a 12-minute walk to the Dunollie Museum and Castle.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Oban
The Oban Bay Hotel is only a 2-minute walk from the water and has both free parking and a large sunroom that provides guests with panoramic views of the Oban Bay. The Columba Hotel is located next to the North Pier and provides free parking as well.
The Royal Hotel is only a 3-minute walk from the city’s local train station and offers a daily Scottish breakfast for guests. The Best Western The Queens Hotel is a 4-star choice located directly on the waterfront and offering a free daily breakfast in the hotel’s restaurant.
The Wide Mouthed Frog Hotel & Restaurant is a unique option that is only a 3-minute walk from the Dunstaffnage Chapel and a 2-minute walk from the Dunstaffnage Marina. The Oyster Inn is a 4-star hotel that is a 3-minute drive to the chapel and a 4-minute walk to the Loch Etive.
The Muthu Alexandra Hotel is a straightforward choice that is only a 3-minute walk to the St. Columba’s Cathedral and a 2-minute walk to Oban Bay. The Lancaster Hotel is an affordable option that is adjacent to the cathedral and a 10-minute walk to the Dunollie Castle, as well as a short 3-minute walk to the scenic waterfront.
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Oban. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
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