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Glasgow
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We stayed here before going off for a hike nearby. I did not expect much given the price and the room pretty much met expectations and provided somewhere fairly comfortable to sleep. Unfortunately in the morning there was no hot water and therefore no shower which wasn't a great start to the day. There was nobody available to speak to...

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Göteborg, Sverige
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Had booked in advance and had left my credit card number. When arriving, we found out we had to pay in cash - and a bit (not too much) more than the online price. The check in was in the noisy bar where we got the key and a short description of where to find our room. The room itself...

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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Firstly, as the title suggests, you get what you pay for. As a budget stopover this is ideal for people who just want to sleep but for no more than a couple of days. The room allocated to us was long and thin with damp everywhere! The shower was ok, as was the bathroom. The TV was about 10 inches...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We booked into Mccain's Return on our trip to Oban this month to swim with the basking sharks. On our arrival we found the man behind the bar was extremely lovely and helpful and when we were showed to our room it was clean and tidy. We didn't realise that breakfast was included so when we went downstairs the next...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This place isn't the ritz but for what we paid and what you get included in the rate it's very good - it's basically more of a hotel than a hostel (towels included, ensuite bathroom, comfy bed, kettle, tea and coffee, wifi and breakfast each day etc.) The location is excellent too - right beside the train station and ferry...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Basic, quirky but great location and good value. We booked this at the last minute in high season before a tour of the islands, early the next day. We were full of trepidation at what we would find with a place with “hostel” in its name. However, we were pleasantly surprised. True we did enter through a pretty sleazy pub...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

As a young couple in our 30's we booked McCaigs basically as a place to rest our heads whilst in Oban for Oban Live. At £50 per night per room on a peak weekend we did not have high expectations but were pleasantly surprised with the place. It is not luxurious but is clean and functional. Essentially rooms above a...

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Vatersay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I booked the Hostel one of the last available on a budget for only one night I was amazed that breakfast was included too, the staff were very helpful and couldn't do enough. Definitely value for money, with a bar below I'm sure it'd be noisy at times but it is what it is and great value at that.

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Birmingham
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Paid £50 for a double room with a bathroom. Breakfast included. It was quite cheap for Oban and decided to go for it in view of the central location. The room was very basic, dark with a tiny bathroom consisting of toilet and shower. Bathroom had a plastic folding door which kept falling off and it was very difficult to...

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Clydebank, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Visited in May bank holiday! Walked in by chance and left after one drink! Very dark and dreary! Also found a fly in my drink - they did however change this no problem! Staff were polite enough! Wouldn't go back!

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Additional Information about McCaig's Return Hotel & Bar

Address: 1 Shore Street, Oban PA34 4LJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: €45 - €71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“Try and get one with an electric shower”
 of 5 bubbles MulchyG, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Go somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles davidbO5306AQ, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“lower floor rooms have better chance of WIFI”
 of 5 bubbles NemBemBoo, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“A high floor will be quieter but there is no life.”
 of 5 bubbles wendyb916, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“we had top floor room mid week so was quiet enough.”
 of 5 bubbles FloVat, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
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