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    Kelvin Hotel

    Shore Street, Oban PA34 4LQ, Scotland
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    Traveller (44)
    Room & Suite (20)
    Hotel & Grounds (27)
    • Excellent17%
    • Very good34%
    • Average22%
    • Poor11%
    • Terrible16%
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    “train station” (13 reviews)
    “budget hotel” (4 reviews)
    “ferry port” (6 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Pets Allowed
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    1.0 Star Hotel
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    8 Oct.9 Oct.
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    11 - 15 of 208 reviews

    Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

    Good location next to ferry and centre of Oban .Room was very clean and tidy no complaints for the 3 nights we were there.Continental breakfast served .Wetherspoons And town centre 2 min walk away with all your food needs.Pay and display parking across rd from...More

    Thank Westy367
    Reviewed 7 May 2017

    Ideally situated for the Oban Ferries. Parking opposite is chargeable. Very friendly welcome. Nice, clean room although a bit small and cramped but fine for an overnight stop. There is a nice comfortable bar area with a good range of beers and whisky. Breakfast is...More

    Thank Ianeff
    Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

    Stayed for 1 night with family. 2 x 9yr olds not aloud in bar to play pool after 8.30pm! Not very welcoming and rooms definately not worth the money. Handy for Weatherspoons for food and drink. Oban is beautiful just dont go to this hotel.

    1  Thank Wendy50_12
    Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

    Very welcoming friendly place. Kimberley is a major asset. Her local knowledge given freely is a bonus. The suggestions re where to eat, places to visit were all spot on. Sheena has a great asset in Kim.

    1  Thank Eddy V
    Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here overnight to catch the ferry to Craignure in the morning. As soon as we arrived, it was into cosiest pub I've seen since my last trip to hobbiton :-) and a cheerful hello from the staff and the locals. The room was...More

    Thank Stooshie
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • USD 76 - USD 162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Argyll and Bute >
    • Oban
    • Also Known As
    • Kelvin Hotel Oban, Scotland
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    Traveller (44)
    Room & Suite (20)
    Hotel & Grounds (27)
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    Questions & Answers
    19 June 2017|
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    Response from KelvinOban | Property representative |
    Hi You can leave your luggage in the Dining Room and collect it later on in the day after you get back from Mull.
    3 March 2015|
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    Response from Barry N |
    I am staying here for work for 4 nights no clean towels untill 2nd night bedsheets haven't been changed and this is night 3 even got chocolate on top covers still not changed carpet not hovered looks like it's a case off... More
    Room Tips
    "Parking need to be thought about. On road then move to CP at 9?"
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    "Front rooms are a little noisy, but not unacceptably so."
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    "Room 3 at back of hotel, no view, but no noise or disturbance."
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    "Easy to find and within a couple of minutes walk to all local amenities which include food, rail and ferry."
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