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Oban Youth Hostel

Esplanade, Oban, PA34 5AF, Scotland

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Overall Rating 95%

From 4 Reviews

Hostel rating (4)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 96%
Cleanliness 93%
Location 100%
Security 98%
Service 93%
Comfort 89%
Green rating 91%

An impressive sea front Victorian villa with stunning views over the Firth of Lorne and to the Inner Hebrides

  • Dorm
    From $30.60
  • Private
    From $132.59
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Oban Hostel

Hostel Oban

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

The gateway to the Western Isles, Oban Hostel makes a great base for touring, hiking, biking and boating. It is set on the seafront and is close to ferry terminals and a sailing school.

Accommodation is in 2 to 6-bedded rooms with family and private rooms available (with a lodge offering small en-suite rooms) and facilities include Internet access, on-site shop, laundry and a kitchen.

This hostel is an ideal base for exploring the surrounding area. Oban Distillery is only a 10-minute walk away and features a Sensory and Flavours Tour which runs regularly throughout the day. Oban War and Peace Museum is just 8 minutes’ walk away and the impressive McCaig’s Tower is about 15 minutes on foot.

Prices

Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 12 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • A non-member supplement of GBP 3.00 per person per night is payable on arrival at hostel.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • TV room
  • Terrace / patio

Accessibility

  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Free
  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Basic Shop
  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Luggage Room - Available outside hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Reception:
Open 24 hours
Check-in:

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +44 (0)1631 562 025

Fax. +44 1632 566 814

oban@hostellingscotland.org.uk

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Caledonian MacBrayne Ferries to the islands (1 to 2km)
  • Oban Distillery (500m to 1km)
  • McCaig's Tower (1 to 2km)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

The location was excellent, and it was convenient to have parking on-site.

93%

Avatar for Cheryl

Cheryl,

Fri 10 Aug 2018

J'ai beaucoup aimé la salle de repas et le salon face à la mer. C'était très reposant. J'ai eu du mal à me familiariser avec les grille-pains mais ça, c'est juste une question d'habitude.

93%

Avatar for Dominique

Dominique,

Tue 03 Jul 2018

Fantastic hostel with friendly knowledgeable staff.Great location overlooking the sea. Nice big roomy rooms. Clean and tidy. I would stay there again. Great facilities with washing machines, dryer and drying room. Huge kitchen with plenty of room and utensils to use. Got to take the hostel dog for a long walk which was great as I am a dog person.

100%

Avatar for Sally

Sally,

Sun 25 Mar 2018

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (Less than 500 m)
  • Cinema (500m - 1km)
  • City Centre (Less than 500 m)
  • Cycle trails (1 to 2km)
  • Golf course (2 to 3km)
  • Gym (500m to 1km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (2 to 3km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (1 to 2km)
  • Nightlife (500m - 1km)
  • Restaurants (500m - 1km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (At or next to the hostel)
  • Shopping area / Mall (500m - 1km)
  • Ski area (More than 10km)
  • Swimming pool (500m - 1km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (1 to 2km)
  • Theatre (500m to 1km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
Oban Airport is 10km from the Youth Hostel with flights to the Outer Hebridean Islands. Glasgow Airport is approximately 2.5 hours from Oban (136 km). Edinburgh Airport is 2.45 hours from Oban (186 km).
Bus
1km Oban
Ferry/Boat
Oban Youth Hostel is within walking distance of the ferry terminal to the Hebridean Islands
Underground/Metro
not applicable
Car
Parking free of charger is available at the hostel. Please note the hostel only has 14 spaces
Rail
Within 1km of Oban Youth Hostel. Trains are available to all major train stations in Scotland and UK
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Scuba / Snorkelling
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Windsurfing

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