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Dunollie Road, Oban, Oban, Scotland

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92 Total Reviews
  • 93%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 91%Facilities

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Nice Hostel, really original. I loved it. 8-bed-dorm quite big.


Good location, friendly staff. Hostel provides a lot of acitivities, the reception room is linked with kitchen area and a large hall where backpackers are gathering.


Really friendly staff and a great place to meet new people~ would love to stay there again (:


The best hostel I've been to so far. Decent space, clean bathrooms, awesome staff. The breakout area is awesome.


The hot-hot showers are something not to be missed.


Wonderful lounge/kitchen. Flipside is that rooms just under the lounge can be noisy. Bathrooms very clean.

  • 28th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


I booked an all female dorm, so I was surprised when strange men wandered in in the middle of the night. When I talked to the staff about it, they weren't very understanding. They said it had been a mistake, but didn't apologise or anything. Not cool.

  • 23rd Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


It was easy, value for money, staff were friendly and I got a good nights sleep.

  • 19th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Wales
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Really enjoyed my time but unfortunate due to the time of year going, the hostel was really quiet and there wasn't much of an atmosphere. Overall a very clean and equipped hostel.


I only have a couple of criticisms concerning the hostel. I was in a four bed room straight down the hall way and my head was right by the wall where the hallway was on the other side. It was incredibly noisy people clomping their feet when you're trying to sleep; especially in the morning and you want a lie in. The other criticism is come sat night it felt like student accommodation as the noise was incredible! They kept me up until 3 am! The staff were great, and very helpful.

  • 12th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


This is an amazing hostel - not only does it have an incredibly warm environment, but the facilities are amazing and the staff are extremely friendly. In addition, the kitchen is stocked with spices, oils and pastes, so you only need to provide the essentials, and the facilities are clean and modern. Originally I wasn't planning on staying in Oban but I'll definitely be back and I'll be staying here!! This is a brilliant place and I would recommend it in a heartbeat.

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