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    The Ranald Hotel

    41 Stevenson Street, Oban PA34 5NA, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent54%
    • Very good30%
    • Average12%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “baked eggs” (216 reviews)
    “no lift” (83 reviews)
    “compact room” (17 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Bar/Lounge
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 772 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    The hotel is ok (i.e. clean rooms, relatively quiet, and fair priced), but it is average. The breakfasts are good to very good depending on whether you like their egg special or not. There is no elevator so be prepared to walk up. There also...More

    Thank JohntheLast
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The Ranald Hotel is modern and tucked 1 street away from the main street of Oban. It's both compact in design and in space usage. The rooms are very comfortable with all the required necessities and the architect/designer has managed to pack as much as...More

    Thank Maureen B
    Response from Hayley K, General Manager at The Ranald HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you for your review of The Ranald Hotel. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. As the hotel is a metro hotel we do try to do as much as we can with a small space which I am happy to see you...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Hotel very comfortable. Good size bedrooms and comy beds. Was there with elderly parents so fortunately we were on the first floor as there is no lift. Staff helpful and friendly. Small, busy dining room. Good range of breakfast available, but if you are looking...More

    Thank srbio
    Response from Hayley K, Manager at The Ranald HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your wonderful review of The Ranald Hotel. It is great to read such positive comments and i am so pleased you enjoyed our fresh breakfast selection. I will be sure to pass these comments on to our breakfast chef. Thanks again!

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Our room was clean and comfortable and good value for money, but breakfast was dreadful: the small room was very cramped and tables had not been cleared. Had to return the milk (something floating in it) and the coffee as it was so weak that...More

    Thank ptracyjones
    Response from Hayley K, General Manager at The Ranald HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    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 am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us however i do apologise you were disappointed with breakfast. I...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed here overnight in Oban. Location 5/5 - The hotel is located in the center of the town. You can pretty much walk to all the sites from the hotel. The only issue is that there are no car parks except there is paid...More

    Thank Alvin N
    Response from Hayley K, General Manager at The Ranald HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review of The Ranald Hotel. I am so happy to hear such positive comments. I will be sure to pass these comments on to our team! I do hope you can return in future, thanks again

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 109 - USD 189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Luxury Hotel in Oban
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Argyll and Bute >
    • Oban
    • Also Known As
    • The Ranald Hotel Oban, Scotland
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    Room & Suite (110)
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    scchisolm
    25 May 2017|
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    Response from Steven S | Reviewed this property |
    Believe not, so bring your own
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    15 November 2015|
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    Response from Hayley K | Property representative |
    Unfortunately we don't have a car park at The Ranald Hotel, we are on a side street so on street parking is available which is free between 6pm and 9am. There is however a free car park which is only 5 minutes walk away. If... More
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    "Ground floor essential if stairs a problem = NO Lift"
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    "There's no lift, so be aware you need to take the stairs."
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    "Any one who has difficulty climbing stairs, ask for ground floor."
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