Oban Youth Hostel

Address: Esplanade, Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, PA34 5AF, United Kingdom | 4 star hostel
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This 4 star hostel, located on Esplanade, Oban, is near McCaig's Tower, Oban Distillery, Dunstaffnage Castle, and Isle of Kererra.
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          • Breakfast Available


          • Laundry facilities (self serve)
          • Meal plan

          TravelPod Member ReviewsOban Youth Hostel

          Reviewed by balestro

          Family house big deal

          Reviewed Jul 6, 2013
          by (9 reviews) Pescara , Italy Flag of Italy

          We booked a "Family Room" at the hostel and they gave us "The Flat": a 2 floors flat wit 2 bedrooms (2 bunks in any room), bath with shower, huge living room with table and sofas, complete kitchen for us only.
          Excellent stay for us

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

          TripAdvisor Reviews Oban Youth Hostel

          4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

          Travel Blogs from Oban

          Day on Mull and Iona

          A travel blog entry by susanoke on Oct 28, 2015

          4 photos

          Yesterday was a day of ferries and islands. The weather was sunny, with clouds to add interest to every picture, and warm, about 14. The wind picked up in the afternoon and was invigorating. When we were getting on the small ferry from Iona back to Mull, the combination of rising tide and strong wind meant we had to hop onto the ferry ramp between wave swells, as we would have had very wet feet otherwise. ...

          Ellon to Oban to Warwick/ London

          A travel blog entry by pruzka on Jun 26, 2015

          18 photos

          ... A few more drinks and its off to walk the city heading to Soho. We never make it but find our selves n Carnaby Street and katie gives us a guided tour. How she knows all this stuff astounds us but its in her nature to explore and discover...wonder where that came from?? We find Kingly court an upmarket food place and settle on Chinese in an incredibly busy and buzzy court. Great fun. then its walk about and we head to Oxford circus intending to get ...

          Heading west

          A travel blog entry by mcffamily on Jul 13, 2014

          1 comment, 28 photos

          ... stunning and varied as we drove through wide and narrow valleys, along lochs and past mountains that still had some snow on them. The roads continued to be one lane at times and I'm not convinced that it is a great idea for tour buses to be travelling those routes- even when there is one lane each way, their width encroaches over the lane of the oncoming traffic! I saw a number of signs encouraging good manners on the roads, including suggestions to ...

          Glen Coe - Lost Valley with good weather!

          A travel blog entry by freedomandpeace on May 21, 2013

          1 comment, 61 photos

          ... stayed, with number one being the one where I had the corner attic room with a shower has the flow equivalent to a kinked hose.

          The shower here was good though, versus many others. So I was thankful for that. There was also a really cool cat here that came to say hi to me as I was getting my stuff from my car.

          This day was a good day though. My hike to the Lost Valley was successful, and I got to see Glen Etive, all in good weather. I was thankful.


          Oban to Fingal's Cave on Staffa & Abbey on Iona

          A travel blog entry by weecousins on Jul 20, 2011

          1 comment, 9 photos

          ... the ferry. She and Bill had driven all the way from Spean Bridge to Oban, just to pick us up. Moira showed us the post office that her family operated for awhile. It was literally right next to the road we were driving on. She was born in a small bedroom above that post office. They took us to their favorite hotel for a great fish and chip supper. A perfect end to a perfect day. Hard to believe that any day can top the previous one. Every adventure is unique and the best ...

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