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Muthu Alexandra Hotel

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Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AA Scotland
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 14/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#11 of 14 hotels in Oban
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The hotel has been built on one of the finest locations in Scotland to take full advantage of the glories of Oban Bay, complete with outstanding views across to the Island of the Inner Hebrides. The site allows easy access to the town of Oban, and a superb walk along the coastal road to Ganavan beach. At the rear of the otel, there are seven Superior Rooms in the Alexandra Apartments, which are the largest in the company and suit those who come by car and need private parking. Free WIFI available in Quiet Room. Free WIFI available in Quiet Room.
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Free internet
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Pool
Bar / lounge
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Taxi service
Non-smoking hotel
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Restaurant
Breakfast available
Special diet menus
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Harbour View
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Languages Spoken
English, Polish
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Adamsfamily_12 wrote a review 3 May
Glasgow, United Kingdom27 contributions18 helpful votes
Had a lovely stay. Staff extremely friendly. Hotel very clean. View was gorgeous! Lovely patio area with views. Ideally situated. Easy walking distance to town/shops/Ferry etc. Large car park at rear. Have booked again for longer stay in June! Would recommend
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Tara2704 wrote a review 2 May
Aberdeen, United Kingdom45 contributions14 helpful votes
The location is excellent, walking distance from everything and amazing views. Rooms were very spacious and clean with good amenities and staff were nice. However, when I booked this hotel I thought it was locally owned and run but realised when we got there it was a chain hotel and it showed. Room was clean but had awful sheer curtains which let in all the outside light so we were awoken at 5.30am by the sunrise both days. We also had all our towels and bins changed in the room after 1 night, despite not requesting this, which I thought was a bit wasteful. Breakfast was awful, nothing was freshly made (as evidenced by how many breakfast items were unavailable), the staff were nice but so disorganised that it took 35 minutes for tea and coffee and someone to take our order. When we got the food it was under cooked and cold and on day two I found a hair in mine. Such a shame as its a nice building and great location but I would not stay here again.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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brucey1971 wrote a review Apr 2021
Nottingham, United Kingdom197 contributions69 helpful votes
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Stayed here for two nights whilst visiting the nearby Scottish Association of Marine Science for an essential breakdown visit whilst under Covid restrictions. Parking at front and also another car park at back (first right at church and first right again). Staff and hotel were very good and able to get an evening meal and breakfast but no alcohol when I visited. Right on the sea front so if you turn right out of hotel and follow road along sea front you come to Genavan beach. Just behind car park is a small football pitch and alongside this a path that takes you to Dun beg which is where the Esso garage is on the way into Oban where you can either run along the road or do what I did and take the same route back. Nice run and about 6.5 miles according to my Garmin. On the opposite site of the bay behind premier inn and ferry terminal you have paths up to Pulpitt Hill which is some kind of viewing area that offers god views above the bay. Oban is lovely and can’t wait to come back and would also stay again at the Alexandra.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
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Robert D wrote a review Nov 2020
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Just returned from a 5 night DBB stay with my wife at this wonderful old Victorian seafront hotel, at an amazingly low out-of-season price. New owners Muthu have maintained its traditional character. The staff were excellent, going out of their way to make our stay enjoyable, the room was magnificent (especially the curtains!) and the food delicious. Covid restrictions sadly make it impossible at the moment for many people to travel, and the hotel was virtually empty over the weekend, but I am sure it will pick up again soon. If you are looking for somewhere on the West Coast of Scotland, this is definitely worth considering.
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Lambpie1 wrote a review Nov 2020
99 contributions62 helpful votes
Great location, good value comfortable rooms what's not to like. Breakfast was very good and included. Usual covid rules in place. Shame had to book 2 rooms as no family rooms but right next to each other and worked out great having a few hours away from the kids. Not many people staying did feel a bit like the shining as it's a old grand building. Very happy
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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PRICE RANGE
US$55 - US$182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
alexandra hotel oban
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Alexandra Hotel
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandArgyll and ButeOban
NUMBER OF ROOMS
78
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Frequently Asked Questions about Muthu Alexandra Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Muthu Alexandra Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Oban War & Peace Museum (0.4 km), Oban Phoenix Cinema (0.4 km), and Saint Columba Cathedral (0.05 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Muthu Alexandra Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Muthu Alexandra Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Muthu Alexandra Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Coast Restaurant, Oban Chocolate Company, and The Little Potting Shed Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Muthu Alexandra Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Muthu Alexandra Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.8 km away from the centre of Oban.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Muthu Alexandra Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Polish.
Are there any historical sites close to Muthu Alexandra Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel (4.6 km) and Gylen Castle (6.5 km).
Does Muthu Alexandra Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.
Is Muthu Alexandra Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.