Backpackers Plus

Address: The Old Church, Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, PA34 5PH, United Kingdom | Hostel
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This hostel, located on The Old Church, Oban, is near McCaig's Tower, Oban Distillery, Dunstaffnage Castle, and Isle of Kererra.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsBackpackers Plus Oban

      Reviewed by meganfisher

      church hostel

      Reviewed Jun 11, 2013
      by (55 reviews) , Canada Flag of Canada

      Amazing hostel located in an old church. The beds were comfortable and the location great.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      TripAdvisor Reviews Backpackers Plus Oban

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

      Travel Blogs from Oban

      Another day

      A travel blog entry by jessielewcock on Jan 15, 2015

      ... but tragic tale, as the Campbells took advantage of the ancient tradition of highland hospitality to massacre their hosts the MacDonalds as they slept one night. To this day, there is a major hotel in Glencoe that still refuses service and rooms to persons with the surname of Campbell. There is a sign above their front door very clearly saying 'NO HAWKERS OR CAMPBELLS", and they stick to it. Tonight we ...


      A travel blog entry by jacquihawthorne on Jan 15, 2015

      Called Josh and Mum and Maddy in morning Packed for weekend trip Caught bus to airport and hired car. Drove to Glencoe, took about 3.5 hours, scenery was amazing and it got more and more snowy as we went along until there was snow absolutely everywhere. ...


      A travel blog entry by kas19 on Sep 13, 2014

      6 photos

      ... The STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING. Our seafood mains were delish but they were nothing compared to the pudding. It was a moist chocolate cake engulfed in toffee and cream sauce. Seriously, the best dessert of the trip by far. On Trip Advisor one commentor stated they wanted to bath in a vat of the toffee and I'm not going to lie after that pudding I want to as well. It was soooooooo gooooood! In a full pudding coma we headed back to the B&B for some ...


      A travel blog entry by dianadoone on Jan 30, 2014

      5 photos

      ... penguins which nest just around the point in Curio Bay. These were seen before dusk coming out of the sea and waddling up the rocks to the nests under the cliffs. This was a popular spot each evening with visitors and the penguins didn't seems to mind so many onlookers. I managed to get some footage of parents feeding their chicks, a very special reward for two hours patience. Thursday we had to get up early for a ferry to Stewart Island from Bluff. The ...

      Time-Travelling Loch Lomond

      A travel blog entry by kec100 on Jul 27, 2011

      2 comments, 38 photos

      ... face.

      Back out on the deck with my OJ, I asked two ladies if I could join them at their table overlooking Loch Lomond. At the next table over, Familie Köln was settled, Jan tucking down a plate of chips. Unbeknownst to me, inside the restaurant Pat and Mike were having lunch. They had met a nice English couple and when the four of them came out, they introduced the two Brits to me, who promptly joined my table. Pat and Mike, as you might ...