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The Palace Hotel

Overview of The Palace Hotel

The Palace Hotel

3.0 star property
3-star hotel in Oban with restaurant and bar/lounge
The price is $52
Price available on 2/5/2023

6.8/10 Good

154 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Internet access
  • Non-smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
20 George Street, Oban, Scotland, PA34 5SB

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Oban

Getting around

  • Glasgow International Airport (GLA) - 108 min drive
  • Oban Station - 2 min walk
  • Oban Connel Ferry Station - 8 min drive
  • Taynuilt Station - 21 min drive


  • MacGillivray's Seafood - 2 min walk
  • Roxy's - 2 min walk
  • Etive Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • The Corryvreckan - 3 min walk
  • Nories - 3 min walk

About this property

The Palace Hotel

Located near a train station, The Palace Hotel is a great choice for a stay in Oban. Guests looking for a bite to eat can check out dining room / lounge bar, which is open for breakfast and dinner and offers ocean views. Fellow travelers like the helpful staff and central location.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 13 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • Guests must contact the property for check-in information
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • The credit card used to book the reservation and confirmation must be presented by the cardholder.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • WiFi in public areas*


  • No onsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol allowed onsite
  • No stag/bachelor or hen/bachelorette parties

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) on weekday mornings 8:00 AM–9:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (limited hours)

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Golfing nearby


  • 1 building/tower
  • Television in common areas
  • Piano


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • DVD player
  • Television

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle

Freshen up

  • Hair dryer


  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Dining room / lounge bar - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Breakage deposit: GBP 200 per stay

Optional extras

  • WiFi is available in public areas for GBP 10 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 17.50 for adults and GBP 10 for children (approximately)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 40 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 40 (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Palace Hotel Oban
Palace Oban
The Palace Hotel Oban, Scotland
The Palace Hotel Oban
The Palace Hotel Hotel
The Palace Hotel Hotel Oban

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Palace Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
How much does it cost to stay at The Palace Hotel?
As of Jan 31, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Palace Hotel on Feb 5, 2023 start from $52, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Are pets allowed at The Palace Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Palace Hotel?
Sorry, there's no onsite parking at The Palace Hotel.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Palace Hotel?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM. There's a charge of GBP 40 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of GBP 40 (subject to availability).
Are there restaurants at or near The Palace Hotel?
Yes, dining room / lounge bar offers ocean views. Nearby restaurants include Piazza (3-min walk), Coast (3-min walk), and Waterfront Fishouse (3-min walk).
What's the area around The Palace Hotel like?
The Palace Hotel is in the heart of Oban, a short 2-minute walk from Oban Station and 6 minutes' walk from Oban Ferry Terminal. Travelers say the area is central and good for shopping.







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10/10 Exceptional

David, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

William, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Katarina, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Simple but comfortable single room available when i was unexpectedly stuck in Oban. Very well located for early ferry..
MARK, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Friendly comfortable and great view
Ian, 1-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Katherine, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

A wonderful greeting on arrival, and great standard of rooms. Only slightly marred by a difficult arrangement for WiFi. Everything else was top notch.
Valerie, 1-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very Good

Alan, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

One night close to Calmac Ferry Pier.
Stopover on route to Hebrides. Palace Hotel is 5 minute walk from ferry terminal and train station.
George, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Roman, 1-night trip
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