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BEST WESTERN The Queens Hotel
Corran Esplanade, Oban, United Kingdom PA34 5AG

Completely refurbished the BEST WESTERN The Queens Hotel offers both Victorian charm and modern functional accommodation Stunning views may be enjoyed from beautiful public rooms which are comfortable yet intimate Our friendly team offers the warmest of welcomes and are eager to assist Accommodation varies from sumptuous sea view suites to more modern styled standard guest rooms all ensuite All double rooms benefit from comfortable superking sized beds and the majority of rooms enjoy spa baths with overhead showers The Glen Campa Restaurant enjoys a reputation for the finest cuisine Our talented team of chefs source the best local produce available and prepare with loving care for your enjoyment The elegant Lounge Bar offers your favorite tipple and tempting cuisine in a relaxed environment

  • 24 Hour Security
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Based on 807 reviews
from Inverness, United Kingdom
Submitted on 17-05-2016
Lovely hotel staff friendly bedroom lovely only thing was it backed onto the lift and it sounded as if lift was in our bathroom really noisy so when booking ask to be away from the lift. Sadly bar didnt open till 5pm even yo residents. Other than that great hotel and right on the waterfront of oban bay yes I would stay here again
from London, United Kingdom
Submitted on 21-05-2016
We though choosing a chain would be safe but it was disappointing. The staff were very welcoming and helpful. The food at dinner was average. The eggs and bacon from the buffet were cold but the next day we ordered smoked salmon and scrambled eggs from the menu and it was excellent. Our room was tiny, we had one small shampoo and one bath gel for two We left a bit of bath gel and it was not topped up when the room was done. There was no fridge, no dressing gowns ,no water. Perhaps this is nor... Read more
from London, United Kingdom
Submitted on 21-05-2016
A lovely hotel overlooking the water. Good size room with very comfortable bed. Very helpful staff, good breakfast and a very good evening meal in their restaurant. We had a window table and it felt really special to eat and look out as the sun set over the water. Free wifi on the ground floor level in the lobby and lounge and dining room.
from Cambridge UK
Submitted on 21-05-2016
Ok so Oban is a pretty setting however the Queens would not be my first choice. We arrived in two cars needing secure parking, however the staff took most of the spaces and we were left to park in a public car park half a mile away. In fairness the reception was warm and helpful if not that we could not get an early breakfast as we needed to get the 7:30 ferry to Craignure, we were offered fruit and hot drinks to take with us. It's a basic hotel that serves a simple purpose, beds are ok and bath... Read more
from Dundee, United Kingdom
Submitted on 23-05-2016
Enjoyed a great weekend at the Best Western Queens Hotel on the sea front at Oban in Scotland.Friendly helpful staff, good sized comfortable clean room with a fabulous view and a great full Scottish breakfast.
from Sedona, Arizona
Submitted on 26-05-2016
Oban is a lovely seaside village and this hotel maximizes the extraordinary view with a happy staff that works hard to take care of you. The restaurant food is equally great! Easy walking about makes this hotel in Oban wonderful!
Submitted on 30-05-2016
We booked a 3 night stay but had to shorten this due to unforseen circumstances. We actually stopped for 2 nights and were not charged for the third even after cancelling at such short notice. The standard double room we stopped in was bright and clean and also had a brand new bathroom with spa bath. Staff were all of a professional and friendly disposition. We used the hotel for evening meals. The food was of a good standard although we found the menu to be limited in choice. Breakfasts were al... Read more
from Shropshire, U K
Submitted on 07-06-2016
There is no lift at this hotel in spite on there being 4 floors! The location is perfect - on the sea front and there is lots to do in Oban such as wildlife cruises and cruises to Mull and Iona! Be wRned that there is no porterage service so you have to struggle up the stairs!
from Ayrshire, United Kingdom
Submitted on 08-06-2016
Excellent hotel, independently owned, yet part of Best Western's group. Very clean room, excellent bathroom facilities, comfortable bed, sea views. Food in bar/lounge was above what is normally served in such locations,. Will return if we need a hotel in Oban again.
Submitted on 09-06-2016
Booked 5 nights at this hotel.Away from the hustle and bustle of the town centre, but only 10 minutes walk along the seafront. Lovely spacious room, well appointed , en suite bathroom with jaccuzi! KIng sized bed etc.Fresh towels and linen each day. We were on a bed and breakfast basis, Breakfast had the full range of food, well cooked.Enjoyed the porridge! Staff were extremely pleasant and efficient. Young East Europeans Maric and Magda were extremely helpful and hard working at all times, as w... Read more
from Houston, Texas
Submitted on 13-06-2016
I was pleasantly surprised by this Best Western in Oban, Scotland. We generally stay in locally owned and operated hotels and stay away from chains, but l can recommend this Best Western. It is nicely located a bit outside city center, so it requires walking to the pier and shops, but it is very doable. They offer two restaurants for dinner (a casual pub and a nicer restaurant) and both are good. Breakfasts are good as well. The rooms are small, tidy, clean, and the bathrooms are fine. The best ... Read more
from Scarborough, United Kingdom
Submitted on 18-06-2016
Can't fault the hotel but the night/morning porter has been very rude now for my last 2-3 trips. Came down for breakfast at 7.27 and he told me breakfast isn't till 7.30 and that I hadn't told him, even though I'd PAID for breakfast. Very rude overall.
from Frisco, Texas
Submitted on 19-06-2016
If you're on the mature side, don't want to hike a half mile to your car, or don't want to drag your luggage up stairs, you might want to give this hotel a pass. Parking is a big problem. They have more than 40 rooms but only about 10 parking places. We had to park a good distance down the street behind a church and walk to the hotel in the rain. The only way to get street parking is to end your day early. If you need accessibility, definitely give this hotel a pass. The elevator is up a fligh... Read more
from Oxford, UK
Submitted on 23-06-2016
We stayed here for two nights in one of the superior rooms at the front. This is an old-fashioned seaside hotel, so don't expect smart modern design. However, the room was comfortable enough and the view stunning. Breakfast was buffet style with good choice of cooked items. You can also order extra items, such as very good loch fine kippers. We found the staff friendly, particularly the barman. It was good to see they had the local micro brewery's beers available. Parking is very limited and it'... Read more
from Norwich, United Kingdom
Submitted on 24-06-2016
Grand old white fronted hotel on the sea front . Rooms nice , dated charm. God breakfast and pot-luck parking but on- street parking randomly available. Staff good. Views from the front rooms fantastic and I could sit for hours watching the ever changing vistas and the ferries going to-and-fro. I loved this hotel . Wi-fi among best I've used.
from Knebworth, United Kingdom
Submitted on 26-06-2016
Located 10 minute walk from Oban harbour on the seafront, and with limited parking. Average size double room at the back of the hotel with restricted view of the sea. However, the room and bathroom were furnished to a very good standard. Unfortunately breakfast on the second day was disappointing as they ran out of three main ingredients and the waiter was somewhat brusque when this was pointed out. At £150 per night we felt it a bit steep!
from Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Submitted on 28-06-2016
We were on the 4th floor. right at the back on the lift room 45 so some noise from the lift but it did not disturbe us the jets on the spa bath belched out black moss as if it had not been used for some time but after the first use it was fime the rroms were large and very clean the food was good and it was just a 20 min strole to the main harbour area. in all a good hotel
from Much Hadham, United Kingdom
Submitted on 01-07-2016
Lovely location on promenade with sea views from some rooms. Easy walk along prom to shops,cafes etc. Car parking limited but plenty on promenade road.Lift limited to 1st to 2nd floor.Help provided with luggage.Bedroom had partial sea view, comfortable & quiet. Restaurant had views to sea , well appointed with good menu & quality food. Good service. Breakfast cooked to order. Free wi-fi.
from Forres, United Kingdom
Submitted on 02-07-2016
On the positive side the food was very good - we did have an evening meal at the hotel on the last night - and the staff are very friendly and helpful. We also upgraded to a deluxe double room; the room was located right at the front of the hotel and afforded excellent views from Oban harbour right round to Mull. The room had good en-suite facilities; bathrobes, slippers and coffee/tea making facilities were also provided plus a good wifi connection. The hotel is located about 10 minutes away ... Read more
from fife
Submitted on 03-07-2016
We had originally booked for 4 nights but had to leave after 1 night due to family illness. The receptionist was very sympathetic and helpful and we did not have to pay the remaining nights stay. We were fortunate in getting room 37 which has a lovely view of the bay. We had dinner in the bar which was very tasty but the bar itself is so gloomy and dark......not nice Breakfast was OK. Considering the price we expected better. My sausage and bacon were lukewarm and hard. Hardly any fruit lef... Read more
from West Palm Beach, Florida
Submitted on 03-07-2016
I spent 2 nights here in a king suite. It was pricey but the bed was clean and comfortable and the room was clean and well appointed. The bathroom was just fine with plenty of hot water, shower pressure could have been better for me but that is a minor complaint. Overall a good stay in Oban.
from Glasgow, United Kingdom
Submitted on 07-07-2016
Helpful, friendly staff, well managed by Tippi the hotel's marketing manager. Good buffet breakfast with excellent choice. Good value for money. Rooms a bit dated but perfectly clean and adequate. Good base for touring neighbouring islands.
from London, United Kingdom
Submitted on 08-07-2016
I had quite a small room on the 4th floor, but the bed was comfortable and the water pressure was fantastic - not always the case in Britain. The staff were extremely helpful, especially Margaret who knows everything there is to know about the area. The restaurant is excellent, not a huge variety but all really well cooked and presented. The bistro is just as good and a little cheaper. The breakfasts were really good both the hot and cold buffets and the menus selections. Great location on t... Read more
Submitted on 10-07-2016
stayed here one night on a business trip. The hotel is great, staff were very friendly, the room was clean and spacious, and the food was First Class. Yes, there is an issue with parking as the road outside didn't have as many spaces as you would think, but that's it's only draw back. Really enjoyed my stay and would definitely stay again.
from Glasgow, United Kingdom
Submitted on 11-07-2016
1 night stay in Oban that was booked at last minute. Hotel is a 10 minute walk from the main town and overlooks the sea. Our room was ok but didn't have a sea view but was clean and tidy. Breakfast was standard fair for Scotland. I can see that car parking could be an issue if you arrived late as very small car park for size of hotel. However there is on road parking that can be used as well. Oban is well worth a visit.
Submitted on 12-07-2016
Would like to say that the staff are lovely very attentive, food was good. Views spectacular. Suites are recommended. From the outset Peter at the front desk very helpful. Hospitality hostess Tipi lovely person, very approachable manner. Sonya was very nice too. Would recommend hotel. Thank you for a lovely stay.
from Devon, Canada
Submitted on 16-07-2016
My family and I just spent 4 nights at the hotel (July 3-7/16) and were very happy with our choice. We booked two rooms and found both to be quiet and comfortable. We enjoyed the buffet breakfasts that were supplied and we ate dinner there 3 of our 4 nights and found the food to be very good, on the verge of excellent. We had no issues with the staff and found the management bent over backwards to look after my family. Next trip I take will definitely be at this hotel, and any one I know travel... Read more
Submitted on 18-07-2016
We had an overnight stay on a Saturday night. Room was outstanding but as we were in the rear of the old building, the view was a bit naff. Had a meal in hotel bar and it was loveley. Staff very helpful and attentive. Nice breakfast too. Recommended
from Oban, United Kingdom
Submitted on 18-07-2016
Excellent location however everything shouted "Tired" in the hotel regarding décor, bedroom and shower/bathroom. We have been to several other BW hotels and I think this is one I wouldn't revisit in a hurry.
Submitted on 23-07-2016
Lovely staff who went out of their way to make us feel welcome at reception. There was no parking for us as we arrived rather late so we had to park at the pay and display carpark and walk which was no bother for us. For travellers with reduced mobility this may be an issue as There seems to be resurfacing of roads or some maintenance resulting in reduced parking across Oban. This will be temporary though. The bar area is small and clean with lovely staff. The breakfast was standard options as y... Read more
Submitted on 23-07-2016
We stayed here for only one night as part of a wider holiday where we went to many hotels. Sadly this was a little disappointing when compared to all the others we stayed at. Firstly on arrival the room was not ready , secondly the room was small ( clean) but small. On returning to the hotel at night we were refused a drink at the bar as it was 11.00pm exactly - recommended to go two hotels down the road for a nightcap we chose to ignore the advice and go straight to bed. We eventually got to sl... Read more
from Irvine, United Kingdom
Submitted on 24-07-2016
We stayed here for my mum's 80th birthday and the quality of service was excellent. All staff went out of their way to make this a memorable stay for my mum. In terms of facilities, the rooms were spotless with adequate space and very comfortable beds. The wi-fi service was good in the rooms. All food was good quality, although the restaurant menu could have been more extensive. Overall it was a very enjoyable stay and we would use this hotel again.
from leicester
Submitted on 30-07-2016
Really enjoyed it here, especially as two night in a Premier at Fort William fell extremely short compared to the extra 50 pound a night here. Breakfast included here and I would find it hard for it to be beaten. The room was very clean and the facilities great. The staff were friendly, a very pleasant experience. Best Western has gone to the top of my queue and I will be seeking these hotels most definitely ahead of any Premier Inn.
from Wrexham, United Kingdom
Submitted on 03-08-2016
The Queens Hotel is a small hotel with a homely feel. It is ideally situated close to Oban town,rail and ferry services. Staff were friendly, polite and helpful. As a solo traveller my room was small but perfectly adequate. It was clean , comfortable and I had everything I needed. Breakfast was excellent with a very good choice.As well as the dining room meals were served in the bar area in the evening which I also found to be a very high standard. I would definitely recommend
from Glasgow, United Kingdom
Submitted on 04-08-2016
We recently had a brief stay at this hotel and had the misfortune to be allocated room 2. This room has an uninspiring view to the rear but more importantly has a large extractor outlet from the kitchen which is very loud. It was acknowledged that others had complained before but we were told that no other room was available and that we would lose our payment if we checked out. We did however curtail our visit due to the intolerable noise of the pipe. Incidentally the room was not cheap; we have... Read more
from Birmingham, United Kingdom
Submitted on 09-08-2016
Visited here for a couple of nights with family, I thought the hotel was really well situated, with lovely views. The staff were lovely. Everyone was so friendly, helpful and welcoming, which I really appreciated. I'd also like to give a special mention to the breakfast, which was so delicious and with so much choice! I wish I could eat it every day. Some of our group had been on a cycle tour and there was a secure room for them to store their bikes, and the staff were very accommodating of t... Read more
from München
Submitted on 09-08-2016
We stayed there for two nights, one night in a suite 245 pounds, one night in a room at 145 pounds. While the suite was ok, the room which was in the back building was completely unacceptable. When the elevator was going up and down, you thought an airplane was landing next to your ears. The room was tiny (that´s still euphemistically formulated) and, by my standards, in a highly suboptimal condition. WiFi did not work in the room, neither did the whirl function in the bath tub. The view from ... Read more
from Toronto, Canada
Submitted on 10-08-2016
The staff at this hotel were kind and welcoming. Unfortunately, there was little parking when we arrived and check in was not until 3 so we had to wait. There are no elevators so all guests have to carry their luggage up at least one flight of stairs. Our room was lovely (huge bed and nice bathroom). View was disappointing to the back of another building and the alley below could get quite noisy. Housekeeping also started vacuuming quite early. Had a small bite and a drink in the evening and the... Read more
from Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Submitted on 10-08-2016
We arrive here from lunch stop at Abbotsford Hotel Dumbarton (qv) and we love this hotel. Have stayed here a few times, autumn and spring, on way to and from the Isles and always feel very comfortable. It is family owned and run (not just another Best Western) and it shows, because feel you are part of a family when you stay. It is a grade 2 listed building at the front with new well appointed rooms in the annex to the rear which have lift access from the first floor. Our rooms have always been ... Read more
Submitted on 12-08-2016
Arrived at hotel and there was no where to park. As soon as I walked into the hotel, there was an unpleasant smell. When I got to my room it was freezing cold, one of the reception staff wasn't that friendly. TV was the same size as an iPad and was in a ridiculous position on the wall. The single bed was very uncomfortable and left me with a really sore back and shoulders. To top it all off, when I was asleep the fire alarm went off about 11pm, I had to get up and dressed and leave my room to fi... Read more
from Schongau, Germany
Submitted on 14-08-2016
... with charming details and always alert and friendly crew. Breakfast was very fine, topped with an amazing view outside. The lobby had inviting leather couches and chairs, beautiful chandeliers and warm atmosphere. A good sorted bar with a well informed barkeeper, best food served as well in the bar as in the restaurant completed our evenings during our stay. Because of our short three-day-stay we weren't able to enjoy the jacuzzi in our bathroom, another plus of the hotel. The only reasons f... Read more
Submitted on 15-08-2016
Situated a couple of minutes walk outside the centre of beautiful Oban we had the pleasure of visiting The Queens hotel for just a few nights, now I could go on and on about the excellent breakfast (and I really could) or I could wax lyrical over the fine choice of single malts (with good bar advice) but I will simply say this; If other Hotels need to improve their customer service levels they should look no further than the Queens, Staff went way beyond professional and into downright Friendly... Read more
Submitted on 16-08-2016
I spent wonderful 5 days at Best Western with my friends . It was a very relaxing stay. I can definitely recommend this place to anybody looking for a quiet place for beautiful views.Comfortable, convenient base at right price.
from Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Submitted on 17-08-2016
just back from 3 nite stay the weather was beautiful and this just added to the wonderful break.hotel nice and relaxing breakfast all you could ask for , did not try dining in as plenty of alternatives after a nice walk into the centre of oban and back. staff all approachable and nice, standards above average no issues what so ever would use again if in area. some mention parking as an issue but plenty of on street and preferable as tight in hotel area and people walking between cars with suitca... Read more
from Carlisle, United Kingdom
Submitted on 17-08-2016
Only stayed for two nights, busy schedule. But as this was Wedding Anniversary time chose to select a suite. Well worth the extra money for constantly changing views and light over harbour and Kerrera. Beds were divine! Although we never actually ate a proper meal except for one top notch breakfast. Staff arranged early, early morning brekky before sea trip, plus very late night cheese board for two on return. Menu looked good but too much to do. Best Western with family run feel. Must point out... Read more
Submitted on 17-08-2016
Pet friendly? Not really. No water, no bowl to put water in. Room one of the furthest away from the exit door/front door, so taking dog out for the obvious required good planning. Room tiny, looking out onto an area of weeds, couple of patches in room where wallpaper coming off wall - could be condensation/mould. The food in the bar was very nice, well done chef, though had to wait ages to get served at the bar. Hotel looks quite grand on initial viewing, but closer scrutiny tells not quite as g... Read more
Submitted on 31-08-2016
Hi Everyone... This hotel was booked through and I paid £80 for 1 night Bed and breakfast... I have stayed in some of the Lovely Bed and breakfasts along the Esplanade... But in peak season and only for one night (Alot of the B&B's might not take a one night in peak season) so to be honest.... That's a risky Strategy.... The Room was back facing, Clean and tidy.... Fit for purpose... Although if you are staying Longer, a room with a view would be more appropriate... The Hotel does h... Read more
Submitted on 31-08-2016
We increased our holiday by one day but couldn't stay where we had already booked,this was the only place in Oban we could get 2 rooms. The hotel was clean and comfortable but the attitude of the man who checked us in wasn't very endearing. Two of us are disabled with a blue badge, they had a disabled space that was empty. He said we couldn't park there as it was reserved for an old couple! We went out and came back late and it was still empty, the only parking space available. The man who had t... Read more
from Kissimmee, Florida
Submitted on 02-09-2016
We stayed at this hotel for 3 nights at the end of August at the time of the Oban Games. Weather was sunny & dry. Busy in town but within walking distance of all the activities that Oban has to offer. Near the Ferry port & station with lovely views across the bay. Hotel staff friendly & helpful. Excellent breakfast & restaurant menu, & good wifi provision. Only problem was the limited parking spaces although parking on road outside also available. Would recommend to anyone looking for a few nigh... Read more
from Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Submitted on 03-09-2016
Very pleasant staff, hotel & room very clean and breakfast delightful. Great location for local facilities but a bit pricey for sea view room. Good service in bar and restaurant but menu rather restrictive.
from Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Submitted on 04-09-2016
I was really looking forward to staying at the Queens, but I left feeling very disappointed. So where to start, on arrival we asked where we could park, though the website stated that there is free on-site car parking, there is only a handful of places, which were all filled. The guy at the reception desk told us to park at the side of the hotel and he would help us with parking once we had checked in. So after checking in and taking the cases to the room, I returned to reception to ask where sh... Read more
from Palm Springs, California, United States
Submitted on 10-09-2016
I can't say enough good things about this hotel. It is located along the esplanade only a short walk from the town center to the South and Dunollie Castle to the North. They have a small parking lot and there is lots of free parking on the street. We had the Queen Mary Suite on the third floor. Check in was quick and easy and the personnel were all very friendly and helpful. You do have to walk up the stairs, but not a bother. You enter a small hallway with a wonderful living room that overlooks... Read more
from Loanhead, United Kingdom
Submitted on 10-09-2016
We came to stay for the weekend and everything was perfect. Room had a fairly good view from 4th floor. The room was a good enough size and had a huge bed which was really comfy. The room was very clean and well kept. Bathroom was good with a jacuzzi bath which was really nice. All the staff we spoke to were really helpful and polite. Would definitely recommend this to anyone!
from Reading
Submitted on 11-09-2016
The Queens is at the far end of town, about fifteen minutes walk from the station. It's a bit dated, but IMHO that adds to the charm. Our twin room was basic but clean and well-supplied with the essentials, which is all I ask from a hotel room really. The bathroom could have done with a shower mat though; it may be that you can request one at reception but I think a mat should be present as standard. Staff were friendly and always available. We went for a late breakfast one day but there were s... Read more
from Copenhagen, Denmark
Submitted on 12-09-2016
We were a group of 10 staying here for 2 nights. We had dinner here the first night and unfortunately was not guided well enough from the staff leaving us with a expensive 3 course dinner and the dishes served didn't give value for money. It would have been more fair if the staff had the courtesy to inform of the bar menu choices as they seemed more reasonably priced. When trying to express that we would like to have some more truffles (in the Risotto that was announced as Risotto with Truffles... Read more
from Whitstable, United Kingdom
Submitted on 13-09-2016
Very friendly and professional staff. The food in the restaurant is delicious but ensure you book as it is quickly filled by residents and non residents. Our room was super with a Jacuzzi bath. Most rooms are in the annex so a bit of a trudge to get to the lift so keep luggage to a minimum. Parking is a bit limited but there is plenty of street parking. Good location to walk into town.
from Munich, Germany
Submitted on 15-09-2016
I booked this hotel which at over £150 pounds per night for a superior deluxe room with seabird seemed expensive even for Oban. But since I left it late and my stay was short I thought a nice big room with sea view is worth it. On arrival at the hotel I discovered that my room was at the back. Directly above the kitchen with the extractor fan in front of the window with enormous notice and food smell. When I enquired with Peter the receptionist, who on arrival did not even offer any help with l... Read more
Submitted on 15-09-2016
We stayed one night and as nice as the hotel is there's nothing worse then having the trip advisor advert clearly say "free breakfast " and then finding out you do have to pay for it, and with most places be full you have little choice but to pay and then write a poor review of the hotel in general
from Leeds, United Kingdom
Submitted on 20-09-2016
We were staying at this hotel recently (for two nights) and I had to write to say a big "thank you" to all the lovely staff who work here. They were hard working, friendly and helpful - and kept smiling even though they were often under pressure. You all are a credit to your company, thank you.
from Halifax, United Kingdom
Submitted on 19-09-2016
We stayed here for three nights and received excellent service from staff. Our room was lovely with views over the islands and was immaculately clean. We enjoyed good food in the bar as well as hearty breakfasts.We will certainly plan on returning soon.
from Toronto, Canada
Submitted on 21-09-2016
Very nice. Everything in Oban is a little pricey so don't be surprised. Nice staff. Rooms are clean but not huge. It's Scotland and all is relative. I would stay here again should I find myself on the west coast of Scotland.
from Clitheroe, United Kingdom
Submitted on 24-09-2016
This is a comfortable and well located hotel with a good restaurant and bar. The staff are very friendly and helpful but if you are handicapped there is the drawback that you need to go up the stairs to the first floor where some of the bedrooms are located and from where there is a lift to higher floors, though at the front where some rooms are located there is no lift at all. There are also a couple of steps from the car park in to the hotel. Help is available with baggage, but dependent on wh... Read more
Submitted on 25-09-2016
Great hotel great staff lovely rooms but room 25 next door to lift which is very very noisy and clunky.wakened up at 3am so sleep very disturbed which wasn't great as had long drive back . wouldn't use this room if I was the hotel.
from Coatbridge, United Kingdom
Submitted on 25-09-2016
Lovely hotel in a great location in Oban. Room was large and spotless. Huge bed. Jacuzzi bath was amazing and breakfast was delicious. Would definitely stay here again! Staff very friendly and free parking too.
Submitted on 26-09-2016
Checked in late. Desk clerk went out of his way to find us a parking space right by the front door and carried our luggage to our room. Best service in a long time. Hotel quirky but charming. Great stay.
from Brighton, Colorado
Submitted on 01-10-2016
Good, comfortable hotel in a good location. Updated with great bathroom and beds. Easy walk to town and good bar food. Very attentive staff and even has free parking. The breakfast was not fantastic but had an excellent dinner meal in the bar.
from Glasgow, United Kingdom
Submitted on 02-10-2016
the wife and i booked a wee over night stay here,after a couple of hour drive from Glasgow we arrived well before our 3pm check in we arrived just after 11am...we parked up and explained that we where very early and if it was ok to leave the car in the car park,answer was we strolled in to town just in time for an afternoon pint..... on check in the lad on reception was friendly enough.... we were on the 3rd floor in the newish building at the back 1 flight of stairs and a corridor walk... Read more
from Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
Submitted on 04-10-2016
The hotel is satisfactory and could be graded as 3.5 rather than 4. Accommodation is satisfactory bur parking is a problem unless you come before 5 pm and not take your car out again. We ended up using taxi in the evening to go into town. The staff at the reception are helpful and friendly. The staff in the restaurant , for breakfast , are excellent and the breakfast more then satisfying as they do have a good variety on offer. The elevator is on the 1st floor and hence one has to carry the lugg... Read more
from Scotland
Submitted on 09-10-2016
Had an overnight stay at the hotel. Checked in late and out very early. The staff were excellent. Very friendly and helpful. The night porter could not have done more for us to ensure we had breakfast and made our early departure. The room was functional and very clean. Only downside is that the hotel is starting to look a bit dated inside.
Submitted on 11-10-2016
Disappointed I'm a diamond member. No upgrade.. Poor service. No local staff. None. Food okay. Bit slow. Cider pouring looking awful. But they still sold it. Despite the staff having a good moan about it. Don't sleep beside liftshaft. . Very noisy..
from London, United Kingdom
Submitted on 11-10-2016
It was ok, but nothing particularly special. It is walk-able from the train station, but you will probably prefer to get a taxi (available from outside the station) if it is raining/you arrive late/ you are not very mobile. It's about £5. Room small, but acceptable. Good to have tea/coffee making facility in room. Shower could have been a bit more powerful. We did not bother with breakfast, as there are plenty of places in town. Decent food (burger was good) if it's too rainy to go out of... Read more
from Bristol
Submitted on 12-10-2016
Great cheapish hotel. Nice and clean. Food in the restaurant was lovely. Slightly understaffed but it was end of season. Great location, clean bedroom and bathroom. Jacuzzi bath was a nice touch but very noisy. Ideal for 1 or 2 nights after Craggy Island triathlon!
from Sheffield, United Kingdom
Submitted on 11-10-2016
Very comfortable hotel. Good food and service. Rooms clean and comfortable. There is an annex which if you are unlucky you may not have a sea view. The position of the Hotel makes up for it though. No more than 10 minutes walk to the centre of Oban. Try the distillery tour - should not be missed!
from Linlithgow
Submitted on 18-10-2016
The Queens is a relaxing 20 min. stroll from the station along the sea front . Staff were very welcoming. My single room was just fine, working TV and a bath with shower. All clean and tidy with room serviced every day. Breakfast was self service with all the usual choices. I was seeing friends so did not have dinner there but the menu looked good. The view from the front of the hotel is across the lovely bay to the islands. Will be back on my next visit to Oban.
from Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
Submitted on 18-10-2016
We had the pleasure of staying there on 15th October,this hotel is welcoming and very friendly.Staff on reception were great,guy working on Saturday 15th went out of his way to help us even booing evening meal for us.Rooms were very clean and very spacious.Breakfast in the morning catered for everyone hot or cold choices were available.the only thing this hotel would benefit from is a bigger car park but staff are without a friendly
from West Chester, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 21-10-2016
We came to Oban especially to dine at EE-usk, our favorite restaurant on the West Coast. We missed that chance since we would have lost our parking space, The description says parking is "first-come-first-served" but we arrived shortly after noon and were asked to park on the street. We finally got a place at the hotel an inch or so from an ivy-covered wall but were subsequently "penned-in for the evening. Other guests found spaces at dinner time. We were further stressed by a poorly cooked... Read more
from Isle of Bute, United Kingdom
Submitted on 24-10-2016
The hotel is situated right on the front overlooking Kerrera. It is nicely furnished and decorated downstairs and has a cosy and friendly atmosphere, helped by the relaxed and friendly staff. We had a few drinks and a mixture of small menu items rather than a proper meal and enjoyed everything, other than the chips that were a bit overdone. Breakfast was also enjoyable. Our room was in the extension at the back of the hotel. It clearly wasn't built to match the style of the original building an... Read more
from Derbyshire
Submitted on 25-10-2016
Very helpful staff all through the hotel. Although there isn't a lift from the ground floor the staff offered to carry our cases to the next floor where we caught the lift. The room clean, comfy bed, free wi-fi, clean and modern bathroom with all working facililites, compliement of toiletries topped up when required. We had a hearty well cooked breakfast. The staff always smiling, friendly & efficient. nothing was too much trouble. We had our evening meal in bar area the young man who served ... Read more
from Ulverston, England, United Kingdom
Submitted on 25-10-2016
Good location, spacious, spotless room, great buffet breakfast, happy, smiling staff! Brilliant! And the best in-room nibbles of any hotel we've stayed in! Plenty of free parking. Ten minutes amble along the prom to the town centre, lovely sea views. Don't stay anywhere else in Oban!
Submitted on 25-10-2016
Stayed on business. Room 3. Beautiful view. Food at breakfast and evening meal very nice. Staff couldn't do any more for me. Service excellent . Bed extremely comfortable. Fully recommended x Thank you Wendi William Hill xx
from Cumbria
Submitted on 26-10-2016
I am wary of Best Western hotels that I am not familiar with, however, we were pleasantly surprised by the Queens. The staff in particular were friendly and welcoming, the hotel itself (I think recently refurbished) was very clean and well laid out. The room was a bit small but warm and clean with plenty of power points. The breakfast was perfect. We also sampled the bar menu and had an excellent meal.
from Motherwell, United Kingdom
Submitted on 29-10-2016
Nice hotel within easy walking distance to Oban town centre. Room comfortable but small. Friendly staff. Good breakfast. Good parking. Ideal for short break. Small bar area for meals Restaurant food very good but dining room quiet
from Falkirk
Submitted on 29-10-2016
My wife and I booked three nights on a bed and breakfast basis and overall, the Queens was a pleasant place to stay. It is only a brisk ten minute walk from the town centre or if that's too much for some people, the local bus stop is almost at the door. The standard of housekeeping is excellent and all the areas we were in (including our room) were all spotlessly clean. Our room was on the smallish side but the double bed was huge and very comfortable! Some minor criticisms would be the shortage... Read more
from northlanarkshire
Submitted on 30-10-2016
Great location choice of meals rooms a bit dated bed linen spotless lovely lounge bath and shower in room nice and warm really friendly staff nothing to much trouble can upgrade room for extra but not sure for how much
from Edinburgh UK
Submitted on 01-11-2016
Beautifull Hotel facing the Esplanade.First Floor at a guess I would say only room 10 has a view of the front across the bay.The Hotel has a lift to the other floors.Great Staff Food Cleanliness.Enjoy.
from Nairn, United Kingdom
Submitted on 02-11-2016
I booked here based on the reviews, saying it had been done up and was worth a visit. The service was first class and my room was immaculately clean. Maybe not the most up-to-date decor but bathroom and bed were both spotless. Really comfy bed & a window which opens - hurrah! What stood out for me was the quality of food in the main restaurant. It was hands down the tastiest meal I've ever had in a hotel! The halibut was exceptional and if I'd been staying another night I'd be ordering it again... Read more
from Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
Submitted on 06-11-2016
Booked with this hotel for the first time and stayed last night. Chose it because it is dog friendly. Nothing was a problem on arrival and went to room to find a lovely dog bed, bones and bowls to make our wee dog feel at home too! Room was clean and comfortable. There was a lot of choice for breakfast and staff were friendly. Looking forward to returning.
from Dundee, Scotland
Submitted on 08-11-2016
Got a good deal from this hotel by booking direct. We booked on the Friday morning and checked in on Friday afternoon for two nights B & B. We arrived to a very pleasant welcome from Peter at reception. Everything was absolutely perfect. Fault the breakfast at your peril !. Loch Fyne kippers to start with followed by Sausage, bacon, egg, black pudding etc. A very enjoyable two day break.
Submitted on 12-11-2016
This is a very comfortable hotel with an old-style feel about it. The room was very comfortable, the hotel lobby was a great place to read and the bar felt warm and cosy. The only failing was that when the shower temperature was increased to an acceptable level, the pressure dropped to a trickle in Room 8. Breakfast was great and the table I was shown to had a stunning view of Oban Bay. Much enjoyed and would recommend.
from Airdrie
Submitted on 14-11-2016
One night stay only , double room incl. breakfast . Positives include good location , parking , warm , clean & tidy. Hotel a little tired but still good . Bar area needs better lighting , too bright & cold with the main chandeliers , some table lamps & floor lamps would transform the room into a cosy bar area where you would sit & have a few drinks. Room clean , warm & comfortable with a jacuzzi bath which was a pleasant surprise. Breakfast average though staff pleasant & welcoming. Why must... Read more
from Armadale, United Kingdom
Submitted on 14-11-2016
Stayed here for 4 nights. Very comfortable room (3) with a great view over the bay. Jacuzzi bath extra bonus. Very hot water. Food was excellent and quickly served by efficient staff. Room was very clean as was the linen on the very large bed. Grateful to staff for maintaining secret regarding surprise visit by friends. Thank you very much and well done. A couple of down sides for me. Being a bit elderly, I found the lack of a lift to the first floor a bit of a problem, experiencing some difficu... Read more
Submitted on 20-11-2016
We stayed for three nights and this would undoubtedly have been a five star review if it wasn't for the appalling customer service I received when checking out. Let's start with the good. We arrived very late after an awful 8hr drive through rain and snow to a very warm welcome. We were given our key cards and directions to our room, after a couple of wrong turns we made it to our room (this was not the fault of directions given it was our tiredness not quite understanding) The room was a reas... Read more
from Lincoln, United Kingdom
Submitted on 22-11-2016
Lovely hote with a really friendly team. Rooms are nice and clean and they provide a truly great full cooked breakfast. Prices are reasonable and they offer a range of bar meals and restaurant dining. Look out for winter offers of 3 nights for 2. Only down side is corridor connecting main building to annex is freezing.
from Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Submitted on 02-12-2016
Stayed with a friend for a night and was very impressed with this hotel. It is great value for money and the staff were very very friendly and could not be more helpful. The hotel is old and the decor not particularly modern but it is clean and well maintained. My single room was small but perfectly adequate and the bathroom has recently been refurbished with a very spacious and modern shower. Highlight of the stay was the magnificent breakfast. Excellent choice of freshly prepared Scottish brea... Read more
from Elgin, United Kingdom
Submitted on 03-12-2016
This hotel is right on the front overlooking the bay ample car parking space and a very helpful and friendly reception. The room was a superior at the rear of the hotel with no view but we knew that when booking so not a problem, it was spacious well furnished and a large double bed, seating was excellent with a chesterfield setee and a armchair. The bathroom had a jaccuzi bath shower over the bath and plenty of hot water and towels including towelling robes and slippers overall a clean fresh pl... Read more