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Kelvin Hotel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived an hour before check on time, after travelling over 3.5hrs we were tired and in need of a toilet. Walked in hotel and saod we were staying the night could we possibly check in early, no, could i use the bar toilets, no. So we had to wander about for an hour (luckily found a bathroom to use). Went...

Thank Loren Purple D
Ely, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The rooms here are practical rather than lavish. However the staff were really good and helpful. There is an option of a continental breakfast but the restaurant is not currently open. However the town centre is full of eateries which are only a couple of minutes walk away. It is also a very good base camp for those wishing to...

Thank FilbertSept16
Sandy, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly and comfortable hotel situated close to the harbour, ferry terminal and train station. Not much to look at from the outside but the rooms are comfy and big enough. My en suite bathroom had a bath, which was a big surprise but the bathroom itself was a tad on the small and poky side. On arrival they give you...

1Thank Charles P
Montrose, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Looks dismal from the outside but pleasantly surprised with the inside, clean tidy and good for an overnight stay. Unfortunately we returned from a night out, not too late to be met by a lady claiming to be owner backed up by the young barman trying to physically man handle us out of the bar area, not sure what she...

Thank Ronan L
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Stayed here for one night before catching the early morning ferry to Tiree. Latest check in for ferry was 6.30am so proximity of the hotel to the ferry terminal was great. Only saw staff briefly but were very helpful. The double room was relatively small, but very clean and bed was really comfortable. I was able to get myself breakfast...

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Arrived for a 3 day visit on 1st August . We had the Family Room at the front of the Hotel on the top floor. Which gave us some great views of Oban Bay and the Sound of Kerrera. The beds were really comfy and gave us all a great nights sleep. The continental breakfast was fine to keep you...

Thank John S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Stayed here after a week at Tiree Music Festival,we had a lot of luggage and the bar staff couldnt have been more helpful allowing us to deposit all our belongings in the dining room which was on the ground floor and saved us taking it all up to our room. We had a wee dram in the bar then headed...

Thank nippy64
Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

You pay your money...you make your choice. Very reasonably priced, welcoming but a little tired. We can't fault what we got for our money though. They are dog friendly and very convenient for the town. We only stayed one night as a stop over and would return.

1Thank ryjoel
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

There were a few things that made this place great, the clean rooms and bathrooms, the quiet room as with comfortable beds, the complimentary water and WiFi, cooked breakfast that includes vegetarian options and a great area, however there were a few faults. The bathroom had no exhaust, the stale views and the stairs to up to the room. The...

Thank Shahrukh G
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Firstly this review is 100% genuine. I have recently stayed here for several nights. My room was disappointing an attic room with a sloping ceiling and the room was facing the ferry terminal which kept me awake at night .There is a humming noise coming from the ferry which I found very disturbing.I purchased ear plugs which helped. The place...

1Thank MrT98

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the centre of Oban, ideal for Argyll and the Islands, this small Scottish hotel is one of the town's oldest buildings, with a lounge, small bar and views of the waterfront. A Grade B listed building, Kelvin Hotel has wonderful views over the water towards Mull and beyond. The hotel offers free parking at weekends, and is within easy reach of excellent transport links. The ferry terminal and the bus/train stations are all nearby. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kelvin Hotel

Address: Shore Street, Oban PA34 4LQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: €76 - €171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Kelvin Hotel 1*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Easy to find and within a couple of minutes walk to all local amenities which include food, rail and ferry.”
FilbertSept16, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“rooms at back quiet”
nippy64, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The family attic room was spacious, light and clean.”
hongkongzoe, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Hopefully ask for room at front as back would be dull no view”
693maureens, 21 May 2016 | Read review
“Stay here only in a pinch!”
luvt0travelj, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
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