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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Short four day break at the Columbo hotel Oban. This hotel is part of the Shergill group consisting of the Argyle and Esplanade hotels in Dunoon,the Columba hotel Oban,the Leapark hotel Grangemouth and the Imperial hotel. The Columba is in a choice position on the North Pier. The quality of the reception on arrival and on checking out is good....

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

just back from a 3 night stay at the Columba hotel Oban. Excellent staff, breakfast was self service, and very good, room was well equipped, in good decorative order, only complaint was that it was a little on the small side. Did request for a larger corner (turret) room, which are the best but was not offered one. overall a...

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted that you had such a good stay and i will share your comments with the rest of the team. I do hope that you can come and stay again soon. Kind regards Darrell Williams

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a "flying visit" to Oban and stayed here for 1 night. Comfy room with good view over the bay. Breakfast superb with great selectjon of cereals and of course the traditional "fry up" (not greasy !!!) The breakfast staff were so friendly and helpful which more than made up for what was a very damp and dreich Argyllshire morning....

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and we are delighted that you enjoyed this and enjoyed the service Hope you have another flying visit into oban soon Kind regards Darrell Williams

Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we arrived in Oban, my first thought was where to park. Think no more, the hotel has its own parking spaces in a fairly large car park. The Hotel itself must be one of the oldest in Oban, but inside it is very comfortable. We had a large room overlooking the sea, and the ensuite must be the most...

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted that you had such a good stay I do hope that you can come and stay again soon. Kind regards Darrell Williams

Belfast
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights (sat & Sun) in late February. Have been here before and had a lovely pierside room with great views over Oban Bay. Sadly, on this visit had the rear view overlooking a pub , which of course was lively at chucking out time on Saturday. I use the word dated loosely as obviously some rooms our great...

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review I am sorry to hear that your stay wasn't to our standards. At the moment the hotel is going through a minor renovation. and I do apologise and that it interfered with your stay Kind regards Darrell Williams

Lesmahagow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a three night stay at the Columba could not find fault with anything rooms spotless and meals really good, the staff were really helpful and nothing was a bother to them location first class will be back in October.

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted that you had such a good stay and i will share your comments with the rest of the team. I do hope that you can come and stay again soon. Kind regards Darrell Williams

Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Myself and my fiancé used to really rate this hotel highly however we will not be anymore. We required to change rooms twice as the overwhelming smell of paint was unacceptable, i am aware they need to refurbish in the winter months however do not expect guests to sleep in them. The reception staff were poor . The Oban inn...

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review We do apologise of the smell of paint. Hotel is going through a minor refurbishment just now. And I do apologise that this interfered with your stay. I take on board your comments about training and will. Review and action where needed. Kind regards Darrell Williams

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here a few times , love the hotel , great views across the bay , handy for Oban , good bar , great rooms , and a fantastic breakfast in the morning . Easy car parking at the hotel , great staff , and a 10 second walk from the best bar in the world , the Oban inn...

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us. I'm glad that you all had a good experience I hope you can come and stay again soon. Kind regards Darrell Williams

Stirling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

First time staying at the Columba hotel and would definitely stay again. The bedroom was big clean and comfortable and the location was fantastic. Staff were very friendly and helpful, and the breakfast was nice.

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Scotland
Reviewed 13 February 2017

When i arrived and managed to get parked and went to the reception desk and filled paperwork the man told me the room was ready so went upstairs to find the room When i was walking into the corridor i noticed a hoover at the door so thought the the cleaner might still be in the room but she wasn't...

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darrell w, General Manager at Columba Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted that you had such a good stay and i will share your comments with the rest of the team. I do hope that you can come and stay again soon. Kind regards Darrell Williams

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Columba Hotel

Address: North Pier, Oban PA34 5QD, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: €60 - €134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Columba Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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“sea view turret rooms are the best. avoid rooms above reception, especially on the first floor as you can experience some noise from smokers”
 of 5 bubbles wakefieldj, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sea view rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles robertlang2, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you want a sea view I would request this when booking”
 of 5 bubbles 933alisons, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“if solo 312 great choice”
 of 5 bubbles Whatbob, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Bay view is worth the extra price.”
  • Lovely view but could hear people talking below.
  • Torn sheet
  • peeling paint
  • Lovely view from tired room.
  • paint on the wall paper
 of 5 bubbles kathieAHPlanner, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
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