Oban, Argyll

The pretty harbour town of Oban, situated on the west coast of Scotland, makes a wonderful base for a memorable holiday, whether you are exploring the Inner Hebrides or venturing along Argyll's incredible coastline.

The town offers a great range of accommodation to suit all preferences and budgets. Take your pick from conveniently-located hotels, handsome guest houses which line the esplanade, and cosy B&Bs with friendly proprietors.

Oban also has a great offering of welcoming hostels, including a SYHA Hostel and independently-run properties. If you're after self-catering, book a central town apartment with sea views, or opt for the likes of thatched cottages, farm steadings, chalets and lodges, campsites and holidays parks in the surrounding countryside.

Most of the accommodation available in town is within easy walking distance of the restaurants, shops and amenities. Out of town, you can find accommodation in surrounding villages, such as Connel, Benderloch or Kilmelford, as well as country hotels and remote self-catering properties.

Whether you're after a B&B with off road parking, or wheelchair accessible self-catering, Oban has many great accommodation choices.

Why choose Oban?

  • The town offers good direct public transport links with Glasgow, and the local bus operators run services between the town and a number of the surrounding villages. Ferries connect Oban with a number of Hebridean islands, including Mull, Tiree, Coll, Islay and Barra.
  • You'll easily be captivated by the charms of Oban. Spot fascinating wildlife as you take a boat trip and explore the long and stunningly beautiful Argyll coastline.
  • The town is justifiably known as the Seafood Capital of Scotland, and there are plenty of places where you can indulge in some of the freshest seafood around.
  • With day trips out to surrounding islands, super family attractions and activities, and wonderful historical sites to explore, you’ll find it’s an ideal place for a revitalising break.

Did you know?

Oban is known as the Seafood Capital of Scotland.

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