The Old Manse Guest House


Dalriach Road, Oban, Argyll, PA34 5JE

    The Old Manse is an award winning guest house which has been lovingly restored to provide first class accommodation. Stunning sea views and peaceful gardens yet minutes from town. Private parking for all. Warm welcome guaranteed.

    Holiday Which? Lonely Planet and Rough Guide recommended.

    Set in a prominent position yet only minutes walk from town, The Old Manse is a victorian villa with stunning sea views over Oban Bay to Mull. Landscaped gardens provide a haven for guests to relax and take in the views. Private, off road parking for all.

    Freshly cooked breakfast from a varied menu, including full Scottish, haddock scramble and delicious pancakes. We are happy to cater for all special dietary requirements or preferences with some advance warning.  Too tired to eat out? Fancy a quiet night in? We now provide an in-room service of homecooked suppers or freshly made soup and sandwiches; available to pre-order.

    Family suite, Twin and Kingsize room available, all en-suite.  Beautifully appointed rooms with lots of little "extras" provided.  Free Wi-fi is available in public areas and also in most of the rooms.  All major credit credit cards accepted except Amex. We have free walks and scenic drives sheets here based on our own favourites in the area so you don't have to worry about how to fill your time.

    Your hosts Anna and Simon are happy to advise or arrange activities in advance of your arrival to help you make the most of your stay.

    4 Guest House
    Cyclists Welcome Walkers Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    We are closed for the Christmas period but open for New Year.

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Double Deluxe Ensuite
    £80.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Suite Ensuite
    £110.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Suite Ensuite 1-3 occupants
    £90.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Kingsize en-suite
    £80.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin Ensuite
    £80.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


    • Breakfast Available
    • Bring Your Own Bottle
    • Dairy Free
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Evening Meal By Arrangement
    • Gluten Free
    • Nut Free Meals
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegetarian Food Available


    • Bath Ensuite
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Lounge
    • Shower Ensuite

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking


    • Coastal Location
    • Town Centre

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome
    • Families
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Senior Citizens


    • Children Welcome


    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • Garden
    • TV In Room
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Private Parking

    Public Transport Directions


    We are situated on Dalraich Road,  a quiet street just opposite the local lawn bowls green a few minutes walk from town. Coming down the main A85 (glasgow) road into Oban turn left just after the Kings Knoll hotel. At the mini junction go straight across heading towards the Atlantis Leisure center and following the signs to McCaigs Tower. You are now on Dalriach Road and we are about 200m on the right hand side after Glenbervie guest house. We have a main car park and an additional parking space around the side of the house.


    Getting there by railway:- From Glasgow Queen Street Station three trains daily direct to Oban where you can take a taxi to the Guest House. If you prefer to walk from Oban Railway Station, take George Street with Oban Bay on left  for approx 200m (past Waterstones, Boots, Specsavers). At Norries fish and chip shop turn right and take the steep, walled road which tends to the left up the hill past Heatherfield House guest house. At the top turn left past Thornloe guest house. We are just next door. Access to the front door is down the steps at the garden/sea end of the property.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Glasgow Airport if driving, take M8 to Erskine Bridge. Cross Erskine Bridge, take A82 along Loch lomondside to Crianlarich, turn left (A82)to Tyndrum. Take A85 to Oban.
    If travelling by public transport there are regular buses between the Airport and Buchanan Street Bus Station (for buses direct to Oban) and Queen Street Railway Station (for trains direct to Oban).

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    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath
      • bath with shower

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 20

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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