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Oban Backpackers Reviews

Breadalbane Street, Argyll, Oban, Oban, Scotland

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380 Total Reviews
  • 93%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 100%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 97%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 93%Facilities

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Great place to stay. Big kitchen, very clean, free hot chocolate! :)...strongly recommend it

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Thank you for your lovely review, We are glad to see you strongly recommend our hostel and we welcome you back any time to enjoy our free hot chocolate! Safe travels, Oban Backpackers Team


This hostel had the best atmosphere of any place I've stayed. Free tea, coffee and hot chocolate, a pool table, guitars in the cozy lounge room. There's no wifi in the rooms and the mattresses are foam, but how much time does a person spend in their room?

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Thank you for your review, We are glad you enjoyed our cozy lounge and all the facilities we have at Oban Backpackers. Thank you again for your fair review and we hope to have you again in the future. Safe travels, Oban Backpackers Team


I enjoyed my stay at Oban Backpackers. The staff was very helpful and friendly and the facilities were in great shape. I liked the vibe and the company of the other hostel-goers who were really respectful and a lot of fun. The mattress was a bit hard on my back, but it is a hostel!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Its great to hear you had a pleasant time here at Oban Backpackers. We thank you for taking the time to review us with such great compliments. We are sorry you found the mattress to be a bit hard, we will be carrying out a mattress audit shortly to see if we can make any improvements. Good luck on your travels and thank you again for the lovely review. Warm regards, Oban Backpackers Team

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