Columba Hotel
3 stars

Columba Hotel

The Esplanade, Oban, PA34 5QD, United Kingdom
+44 163 156 2183
C$ 111

rate per night


based on 1,743 reviews

Columba Hotel
Fri 1/3
Tue 5/3
Room type
Nightly total
Standard Room
C$ 111
Double room
C$ 127

About Columba Hotel

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Situated close to St. John's Cathedral Oban and St John's Cathedral, Columba Hotel offers modern accommodation in a traditional setting. Under a minute's stroll from Oban Railway Station, it offers guests an ideal base when visiting Oban.

The hotel has 50 rooms and has been recently refurbished. Staff are available 24/7 and can assist with booking tours and tickets.

Each comfortable room at Columba Hotel features a bathtub, plus all the essentials for an enjoyable stay.

In-house dining options include Alba, which provides a convenient spot to enjoy a meal. Guests can enjoy a varied drinks selection at Harbour and Harbour Lights. A selection of dining options are also found in the area.

The hotel enjoys an ideal location, allowing guests easy access to a range of popular attractions. It is also within walking distance of McCaigs Tower and St Columba's Cathedral.

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Prices are based on 1 night including GST, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Columba Hotel

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Electric kettle
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap


  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Sea view
  • Landmark view
  • Telephone
  • City view
  • Storage available


  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV

Accessibility and suitability

  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • No smoking


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Parking


  • Iron and ironing board


  • Wardrobe or closet

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles

Family friendly

  • Kids meals

Reviews of Columba Hotel

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6.2 Okay
Pros:Excellent location, limited free parking
Cons:Rooms are small and outdated, bed was very uncomfortable, one stairway is very uneven under the thick carpet, breakfast options are very limited compared to other similar hotels.
9.1 Wonderful
Pros:Great breakfast buffet with fried eggs, toast, mushrooms, beans and more, very vegetarian friendly. Tower room was great with water views, big and comfortable.
Cons:Parking free has only 8 spots available though public parking is available also right there with just a pound per hour needing to be paid only between 9 and 6.
5.7 Fair
Pros:Their cute restaurant downstairs
Cons:-- Weird way to get to the rooms, you go to the back, past the bathrooms, and then up these stairs that looks more like a servants entry. Definitely doesn't feel like a luxurious stay considering the inital impression of how you even first get to your rooms --The water heater was out on our floor so even though it was so cold out and all you wanted was a hot bath, the showers were chilly and even the heater for the room didn't work well so it was cold in the room -- The staff was also not all that friendly. As a traveler, you just want to connect with people, but they seemed dismissive and unfriendly. -- It's too bad as the location is so great but they really need to feel more like an upper scale hotel for where they're located, do remodeling to make the entryway or how you get to your rooms nicer, do not put people on floors with broken heaters, or next to other rooms that you will be able to hear others through the walls (which also happened). Space out the rooms if there is availability so you're not sharing a wall with someone.


The Esplanade, Oban, PA34 5QD

What's nearby

  • Oban Distillery84 m
  • St. John's Cathedral177 m
  • McCaig's Tower285 m
  • Oban War and Peace Museum0.5 km
  • Glencruitten Golf Club1 km
  • Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds1.5 km
  • Ganavan Sands2.4 km
  • Carn Breugach4.8 km
  • Dunstaffnage Castle and Chapel4.8 km
  • Gylen Castle6.4 km
  • Connel Bridge6.9 km
  • Clachan Bridge12.8 km



Check in anytime after 3:30 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about Columba Hotel

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Average price (weeknight)

C$ 178
Cheapest month to stay with an average 32% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 17% rise in price.
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When to book a room at Columba Hotel

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Top tips for your stay at Columba Hotel

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Columba Hotel, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in March and August.
  • The cheapest price a room at Columba Hotel was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was C$ 131, while the most expensive was C$ 131.

FAQs when booking at Columba Hotel

  • Where is Columba Hotel located?

    Columba Hotel is located at The Esplanade, 0.1 km from the centre of Oban. Oban Distillery is the closest landmark to Columba Hotel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Columba Hotel?

    Check-in time is 3:30 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Columba Hotel.

  • Does Columba Hotel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Columba Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Columba Hotel from the airport?

    Columba Hotel is 86.1 km from Isle of Tiree. Columba Hotel is 88.6 km from Glasgow Intl.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Columba Hotel hotel deals?

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Distance to downtown

0.1 km