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The Kelvin Hotel
1 star

The Kelvin Hotel

7 Cawdor Place Shore Street, Oban, PA34 4LQ, United Kingdom
Oban, United Kingdom
See location+44 163 156 2150
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C$ 137
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rate per night

8.0
Great
based on 774 reviews
774 reviews
Room type
Provider
Nightly total
Double room
C$ 137
Standard Room
C$ 289

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About The Kelvin Hotel

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Set in Oban, The Kelvin Hotel is an easy drive from Taynuilt and offers free wireless internet, meeting rooms and an express check-in and check-out feature. It is located a short walk from St John's Cathedral and St. John's Cathedral Oban.

There are a range of facilities on offer to guests of the guest house, such as a tour desk, billiards and a ticket service. A dart board and a designated smoking area are also available.

The cosy rooms at The Kelvin Hotel offer a refrigerator and all the necessities for an enjoyable stay. They are also equipped with a microwave, a dishwasher and a hair dryer.

The guest house is less than a 15-minute drive from Oban Airport and St Columba's Cathedral is a short walk away. It has easy access to public transport with Oban Railway Station within a two-minute stroll.

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Amenities at The Kelvin Hotel

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans

Kitchen

  • Electric kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Additional toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower

Accessibility and suitability

  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area

Media and entertainment

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

Bedroom

  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Golf
  • Pool table

Services and conveniences

  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Key access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out

General

  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Carpeted

Parking and transportation

  • Parking

Laundry

  • Iron and ironing board

Workspace

  • Desk

Dining

  • Bar/Lounge

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Family friendly

  • Child-safety socket covers

Reviews of The Kelvin Hotel

8.0
Very good774 verified reviews
10.6Solo
15.4Couples
3.6Friends
6.8Families

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What can I expect from the beds at The Kelvin Hotel?

Guests have consistently praised the exceptionally comfortable beds at The Kelvin Hotel, ensuring a restful and enjoyable stay.

Is parking readily available at The Kelvin Hotel?

While some guests have mentioned being charged for parking across the road, there are sufficient parking spaces nearby, making it convenient for guests with vehicles.

How is the food quality at The Kelvin Hotel?

Guests have appreciated the clean and comfortable rooms, but some have mentioned limitations in the dining options. However, the continental breakfast has been positively reviewed for its quality and value.

What is the cleanliness like at The Kelvin Hotel?

The hotel has been consistently praised for its cleanliness, with guests highlighting the clean, cosy, and comfortable rooms, ensuring a pleasant stay.

What is the customer service like at The Kelvin Hotel?

The staff at The Kelvin Hotel have been described as lovely, friendly, and welcoming, providing a warm and helpful atmosphere for guests throughout their stay.

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They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests and hotel information to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

Opt for a Room with a View

Several guests mentioned the great views of the harbor from their rooms, so consider choosing a room with a view for a more enjoyable stay.

Check Room Amenities

Some guests appreciated the in-room kitchen facilities, including a microwave and refrigerator, which can be convenient for longer stays or for preparing simple meals.

Consider the Location

The hotel's proximity to the train station and ferry terminal was highlighted by many guests as a major advantage, making it a convenient choice for travelers using public transportation or planning island excursions.

Be Mindful of Noise

A few guests noted that rooms facing the ferry dock may experience some noise when ferries arrive and depart, so if you're sensitive to noise, consider requesting a room away from the dock.

Plan for Parking Costs

While the hotel doesn't have its own parking, guests mentioned paid parking across the road, so be prepared for this additional cost if you're traveling by car.

Note the Lack of Hot Food for Breakfast

Some guests were disappointed by the limited breakfast options, particularly the absence of hot food, so consider making alternative dining arrangements if a hot breakfast is important to you.

Be Prepared for Stairs

As there is no lift in the hotel, guests with mobility concerns or heavy luggage should be aware that rooms are accessed via broad spiral stairs, which may pose a challenge.

Appreciate the Quirky Character

Several guests appreciated the hotel's unique and quirky character, adding to the overall charm of their stay.

Friendly and Helpful Staff

Many guests praised the staff for being welcoming and accommodating, enhancing the overall guest experience with their helpfulness and friendliness.

Consider Room Temperature

Some guests mentioned issues with room temperature, so if you're sensitive to this, it may be worth inquiring about the heating and ventilation options in the room.

Location

7 Cawdor Place Shore Street, Oban, PA34 4LQ

What's nearby

  • Oban Distillery0.5 km
  • St. John's Cathedral0.6 km
  • McCaig's Tower0.6 km
  • Oban War and Peace Museum0.9 km
  • Glencruitten Golf Club1 km
  • Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds1.8 km
  • Ganavan Sands2.9 km
  • Carn Breugach4.5 km
  • Dunstaffnage Castle and Chapel5.2 km
  • Gylen Castle6.1 km
  • Connel Bridge7.3 km
  • Clachan Bridge12.3 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about The Kelvin Hotel

Low season

June

High season

June

Average price (weeknight)

C$ 215
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Top tips for your stay at The Kelvin Hotel

  • How long should you stay at The Kelvin Hotel? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 1 day.

FAQs when booking at The Kelvin Hotel

  • Where is The Kelvin Hotel located?

    The Kelvin Hotel is located at 7 Cawdor Place Shore Street, 0.5 km from the centre of Oban. Oban Distillery is the closest landmark to The Kelvin Hotel.

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

    Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 10:00 AM at The Kelvin Hotel.

  • Does The Kelvin Hotel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, The Kelvin Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is The Kelvin Hotel from the airport?

    The Kelvin Hotel is 85.6 km from Isle of Tiree. The Kelvin Hotel is 88.2 km from Glasgow Intl.

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    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at The Kelvin Hotel in Oban and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at The Kelvin Hotel and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for The Kelvin Hotel.

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Good to know

Value for money

8.0

Distance to downtown

0.5 km