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Bay Great Western Hotel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for three days as part of a Shearing holiday. Superb welcome and overall a good place to stay. Now it's not a 4 star hotel and we did have some minor quibbles such as a bath that took 20 minutes to fill. But sleep quality was great despite the creaky floorboards : the bed was very comfortable and...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room number 229 all ways kept clean by staff. but we had no way of washing our hair as we asked for a jug which was willing supplied. The waiter service and food was good. As I had a fall when out and about we were shown another way into the hotel, so as not to use the steps at...

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Stockton On Tees
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Stayed here recently with national holidays. The room was nice and clean with comfy bed. Food very good and staff very helpful. Would stay again. Darran from national hols was very good too. Lovely bay.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Traveled with National Holiday Monday to Friday stay. Our sea view room (214) spacious and clean with comfortable twin beds, looks like it is newly decorated.The hospitality tray with tea and coffee is very welcome after a long journey! Small bathroom with a corner shower unit - which, for my husband was difficult to bend down in. To able to...

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Sandbach, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We have just returned from a 5 day break at the Great Western and as the name states it was GREAT. I asked for a low floor room as my wife is unable to do lifts and we were given one on the first floor,(tip book a sea view makes all the difference) All the staff were wonderful could not...

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2Thank Frank H
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Just back today, what a magic stay. Went on a 4 day break with national holidays. We had a great driver, Darren, what a top man, couldnt help enough, got us to hotel in great time. The hotel was great, situated on the seafront with great views, we asked for a seaview room and got one, the room itself was...

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DarrenMoyle, General Manager at Bay Great Western Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Gary for your great review. I am pleased to read you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again when you return. Kind Regards Darren

Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Booked a quick getaway.this hotel is on the Promenade beautiful views. Staff very very pleasant and could not do enough for you breakfast was lovely could not fault it tho only thing g was the people outside the front door blocking the entrance smoking at the top of the stairs absolutely awful some could not be bothered to use the...

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DarrenMoyle, General Manager at Bay Great Western Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Nobbie for your review. We are currently reviewing your suggestion, and looking at viable options to move the smoking area. We do always recommend that you book parking at the time of booking. This will avoid disappointment. We do hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Darren

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Had a 5 day break with National Holidays. The hotel was in need of some decorating, although our room had been done. Had a sea view, which gave us some great views. Staff was very helpful and polite. Worried a bit about the older couples as the lift was not working. Would like to give Tony our driver a big...

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Bridlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We have just returned from a 5 day break with Shearings. Even though the hotel is not the best of the shearings hotels, it is in need of tlc and decorating, it did not spoil our holiday. The staff were all friendly and very polite. We had a problemwith our radiator which wasnt working and when reported we were given...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The only hotel that fails to show photographs of rooms,excellent reason ! 50% of them are tips,the worst hotel I have stayed at in my life,surprised its still standing, bathroom tiles cracked, hand basin,cracked bath fills up with water from who knows where,last decorated on Queen Victoria's Coronation.If its cheap this is the reason if its not they are robbing...

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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In a prime location, right in the centre of the curving esplanade, just a pleasant walk from the shops and harbour, stands Oban's Great Western; a hotel proud of offering space and comfort, as well as magnificent views of the bay (remember to look out for those memorable sunsets!). Ideal for a relaxing holiday, the activity on the bay can simply be watched from the welcoming lounge and cocktail bar, while it's also an ideal touring centre. With Glencoe, serene lochs and the Western Isles on the doorstep, there's a myriad of sightseeing opportunities. And with coast and country walks, angling, sailing, diving, bird-watching and a whole host of other leisure pursuits at hand, you should never be at a loss for something to do. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Great Western Hotel

Address: Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5PP, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: €90 - €163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bay Great Western Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 79
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Also Known As:
Great Western Oban
Great Western Hotel Oban
Hotel Great Western
Bay Great Western Hotel Oban, Scotland
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“get a sea view room second floor”
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“Sea view rooms are worth the supplement.”
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“Pay the little extra for an upgraded sea view. Well worth it”
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