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The Ranald Hotel

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5 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Couldn't fault this hotel. Convenient location, lovely decor and friendly helpful staff. Breakfast was plentiful and delicious. Highly recommend for either business travellers or short break visitors 5 ☆

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Thank arranite
Nicole C, Manager at The Ranald Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review The Ranald Hotel. I'm so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. I shall pass your comments to our team! Thanks again, we look forward to your return. More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Ranald for one night before taking the early morning ferry for an all-day tour of Mull, Staffa, and the Isle of Iona. One of the reasons we chose to stay here was because the hotel will provide your breakfast as a grab-bag for pick up if you leave on the early ferry if you request it... More 

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Thank Jess V
Nicole C, Manager at The Ranald Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Ranald Hotel. We appreciate all feedback from guests as it helps us to improve day by day. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. I will be sure to pass these comments on to our team. I'm glad you sampled our grab bags before your early morning ferry. Our prices are more... More 

Bourton-on-the-Hill, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used this hotel as a base for 3 nights, lovely, clean, warm hotel with all modern amenities. Nice large bed and great shower....this is more of a modern motel, no public bar or restaurant and breakfast pretty basic...very unsure about the baked eggs!! Staff very friendly and helpful, especially the chap with the beard, very professional!

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Thank amandamoore15
Nicole C, Manager at The Ranald Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Ranald Hotel. We appreciate all feedback from guests as it helps us to improve day by day. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. I will be sure to pass these comments on to our team, especially Jamie and his beard! I do hope you can return in future, thanks again More 

Paisley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed at the Ranald for 1 night, we had the compact room , we were advised that it was a small room however we were pleasantly surprised, it wasn't as small as we had anticipated and was a lovely room on the ground floor, it had a kingsize bed and was modern and spotlessly clean, the bed was comfortable... More 

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Nicole C, Manager at The Ranald Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Ranald Hotel. We appreciate all feedback from guests as it helps us to improve day by day. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. I will be sure to pass these comments on to our team! I do hope you can return in future, thanks again. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights here and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. We were placed in one of their two ground floor rooms, which is adapted for disabled visitors. This in no way impinged on our stay save that the bathroom mirror is quite low. The wet room shower was as good as any shower... More 

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Nicole C, Manager at The Ranald Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Ranald Hotel. We appreciate all feedback from guests as it helps us to improve day by day. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. I will be sure to pass these comments on to our team! I do hope you can return in future, thanks again More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing Hotel same room as last time so was lovely to have memories from our honey moon. Staff were accomidating pleasent and helpfull. Advised me on what i could eat as im pregnant and they were just as nice as last year . We will keep coming here every year for our anniversary . My husband had the baked eggs... More 

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Nicole C, Manager at The Ranald Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Ranald Hotel. I'm so pleased you have enjoyed your stay with us! We appreciate all feedback from our guests. I will be sure to pass these wonderful comments onto our team! We look forward to welcoming you back with us next year! Thanks again. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me & my partner stayed @ The Ranald 28th & 29th Oct for a weekend break in Oban. The hotel is very central. Walking distance from the bus, train & ferries. I didn't have a car so I'm not sure about parking but there didn't look to be very much. We had a lovely stay, Staff were friendly, rooms were... More 

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Nicole C, Manager at The Ranald Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Ranald Hotel. We appreciate all feedback from guests as it helps us to improve day by day. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. I will be sure to pass these comments on to our team! I do hope you can return in future, thanks again More 

Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed there for two nights , had a very comfortable room which was spotlessly clean . Breakfast in the morning was excellent , the fresh fruit salad was superb and the baked eggs were very tasty . The staff were very friendly and helpful , they carried our cases up the stair as there is no lift but there are... More 

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Nicole C, Manager at The Ranald Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Ranald Hotel. We appreciate all feedback from guests as it helps us to improve day by day. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. I will be sure to pass these comments on to our team! I do hope you can return in future, thanks again More 

Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice small hotel. Staff very friendly. The hotel although small it's very clean and modern and comforts.It is situated in the center near bus and train station but in a quiet side location. Breakfast was a pleasant surprise although continental it had a choice of hot food and cold meats,fresh fruit salads etc. excellent. Defiantly go back.

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Nicole C, Manager at The Ranald Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Ranald Hotel. We appreciate all feedback from guests as it helps us to improve day by day. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. I will be sure to pass these comments on to our team! I do hope you can return in future, thanks again More 

Airdrie, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Small, friendly hotel. Room had no view at all, we were at the rear of the property and looked onto rock face. Feel that the carpet,in the room could have been doing with some attention from a Hoover. Bathroom was clean but not spotless. Nice breakfast.

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Nicole C, Manager at The Ranald Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Ranald Hotel. We appreciate all feedback from guests as it helps us to improve day by day. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. I will be sure to pass these comments on to our team. I'm sorry you felt the room was not clean. We are undergoing full deep cleans after... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oban's only purpose built hotel in decades, ushering in a new era ofmodernity whilst keeping a distinctive local flavour. Add the passion, warmth and dedication of Hayley's team and The Ranald experience was born.Our metro hotel is set in the heart of Oban's Victorian architecture and located just off the main esplanade. We are just a couple of minutes walk from both the Calmac Ferry Terminal and Oban Train StationOur vision at The Ranald was to bring you affordable luxury. Our range of 17 ensuite guest rooms have sumptuous king sized beds, fluffy duck down pillows, flat screen TV's, i-Phone docking stations and complimentary wifi throughout the hotel. Enjoy a relaxing drink in our contemporary lounge bar, perfect for before or after sampling Oban's fine choice of restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ranald Hotel

Address: 41 Stevenson Street, Oban PA34 5NA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: €80 - €112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“Our room was on the second floor and we did not hear street noise”
 of 5 bubbles 542jessv, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a compact room, but it was very comfortable for a base”
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“ground floor room g2 was situated at the rear of the hotel and was very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Lornandstu, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There is no lift, so ask for a lower room if this is a problem.”
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