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    The Palace Hotel

    20 George Street, Oban PA34 5SB, Scotland
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    1 - 5 of 116 reviews

    Reviewed 2 October 2017

    Hotel location is great, and parking is free from 6pm to 8am. Room was on the 3rd floor with no lift but I knew this in advance. More expensive rooms have a nice view of the harbor but the economy rooms have no view, room...More

    Thank TheDukeCalifornia
    Reviewed 7 September 2017

    If ever there were a misnomer, then "Palace" is it. We only booked this place because it was the only one with availability. Oban is a popular destination in August it would seem, so beggars can't be choosers. As far as Oban goes, the location...More

    Thank missnorth
    Response from ManagerOban, Family member at The Palace HotelResponded 10 September 2017

    We are sorry that you did not like our home or the pictures of out pets. The first time a bathroom was installed in this particular room was 1993 not 1971 as suggested. We apologise if a previous guest had loosened the shower hose. New...More

    Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

    I always consider bad reviews very carefully because it is someone's business and livelihood but then I remember this is also about honest feedback so customers know what to expect. I cannot fault the welcome we had when we arrived and the view from our...More

    Thank Kathy T
    Response from glenavonoban, Manager at The Palace HotelResponded 16 August 2017

    We are sorry if some older towels went into your room as new towels we purchased last year for every room. The water should be very simple to adjust the temperature as it is a basic mixer tap in the room. Generally we use medium...More

    Reviewed 15 August 2017

    The good bits first. The hotel was located at the centre of things in the middle of Oban. The views from Room 9 of the harbour were great. Not much noise too. The staff were also helpful. The bad news- we had to park about...More

    Thank LymmMolly
    Response from glenavonoban, General Manager at The Palace HotelResponded 16 August 2017

    Thank you for choosing one of our compact rooms these are priced in line with most budget chains and at our highest level due to the peak season. Our largest room is roughly double this price. Not sure if backpacker accommodation would be priced as...More

    Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

    Here's the good parts: the location. You are in the middle of everything especially the bus stop, train station, and ferry terminal. The employees are nice, when you catch sight of one. The view of Oban harbor can't be beat. There were no visible bugs...More

    Thank Romy D
    Response from glenavonoban, Manager at The Palace HotelResponded 16 August 2017

    We use quality air fresheners in the bathrooms and can turn them off if a guest requests. There are new quilts in every room and we even have new washing machines that can wash the superking size quilts. There are towels provided for each person...More

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    The Palace Hotel is a small family run hotel with traditional decor.It is a purpose built hotel dating from around 1905. Where ever possible be have tried to retain the original features of the building.There is a feature staircase and unfortunately no lift. The bar/dining room and reception are on the first floor while most of the guest accommodation is on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors.located in the centre of Oban overlooking Oban Bay. We offer a choice of rooms from a small single to a family room for 2 adults and 2 children. The recently added lounge bar offers stunning views over Oban bay. Light meals are available and booking is required for dinner. Wifi available.
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    peter c
    25 June 2016|
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    Response from ManagerOban | Property representative |
    Thank you for your message. Unfortunately there is no lift in The Palace Hotel. Most of our bedrooms are on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors - there are roughly 100 steps to the top floor. There is no private parking. The... More
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