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Muthu Alexandra Hotel

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Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AA Scotland
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 20-07-14 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20-07-14 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#12 of 14 hotels in Oban
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The hotel has been built on one of the finest locations in Scotland to take full advantage of the glories of Oban Bay, complete with outstanding views across to the Island of the Inner Hebrides. The site allows easy access to the town of Oban, and a superb walk along the coastal road to Ganavan beach. At the rear of the otel, there are seven Superior Rooms in the Alexandra Apartments, which are the largest in the company and suit those who come by car and need private parking. Free WIFI available in Quiet Room. Free WIFI available in Quiet Room.
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Free internet
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Pool
Bar / lounge
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Taxi service
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Special diet menus
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Harbour View
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Polish
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kat44007 wrote a review Jun. 15
Grangemouth Scotland178 contributions107 helpful votes
Stayed here for a week. Needed a holiday and staycation was the best plan. It is in a great location, on the front. Cannot fault the staff, from reception to the cleaners. Our room was spotless when we arrived. Unfortunately a resident got trapped in the lift, (rescued by a fire engine). - we were on 3rd floor. (78 stairs). Staff really helpful and moved us to a lower floor. We had breakfast there. This is something that should not be missed, it was great, loads to choose from, nothing too much trouble, great value.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Room Tip: Sea view amazing, and you might get a visit from the locals (seagulls).
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Faverollehen wrote a review Jun. 2
Cheshire, United Kingdom57 contributions69 helpful votes
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We have just returned from three nights bed and breakfast. We booked here as we wanted somewhere central and easy to get into the centre, we booked a junior suite over looking the bay and in all fairness couldn't fault it. I understand when people say its not modern but I think it has character about it. The room was lovely with a spacious corner sitting area looking over the water - We paid £450 BnB , over bank holiday with breakfast it was a excellent value for money rate. Each day a full scottish cooked breakfast was ordered and served to your table and we think it was one of the best hotel breakfast's we have ever had, we ate a evening meal in the evening one night, my husband had steak and I had risotto, again a lovely meal! The staff are brilliant, all trying to please and happy to help you at any time. The only niggle is that we didn't know where the car parking is, they have limited front parking and when we arrived we panicked but we were quickly guided to a big spacious car park at the back We said we would return as the place was fab, lots to do in the area, lovely restaurants and simply a beautiful part of the Scotland Thank you to everyone who made our stay excellent
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Room Tip: Junior suites are big and sea view
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PutneySW wrote a review May 2021
London, United Kingdom1745 contributions482 helpful votes
A once grand hotel on the seafront has seen better days and in my opinion is worthy of only a three star rating. The refurbishment, presumably under the auspices of the current owners, looks cheap and low quality. The rooms have a dull and gloomy, old fashioned appearance and maintenance neglectful. From the makeshift bar to the cheap furniture, it’s all rather downmarket. However, the international staff are wonderful, cheerful and hardworking, especially the delightful Russian lady who dealt with our check in. I stayed in room 51 and mistakenly went to the next door room, having managed to open their door with my key!
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Alexandra Hotel, General Manager at Muthu Alexandra Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing the Muthu Alexandra hotel for your stay during your visit to Oban. I am sorry to read your feelings about the decor and I am thankful to you that you have expressed your feelings about the decor which is different for everyone depending on their taste. I am very happy to read that the team looked after you. I would also like to assure to you that we are always doing our beat to keep the hotel to standard and I do apologise for any inconvenience due to maintenance. Should you decide to stay with us in the future, please do get in touch with us and will ensure that you are well looked after. Much appreciated foe the review Kind regards Management team
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fmcd186487 wrote a review May 2021
Aberdeen, United Kingdom86 contributions12 helpful votes
Got moved the day before from 4* Muthu Queens hotel to 3* Alexandra hotel for 4 nights may 202 1 for same price, no reduction for less * hotel.. Check in was quick. Room was ready when we arrived at 4.30. Was given corner junior suite over,oozing bay as exchange fir what we had booked at Queen hotel. No sanctitser in bottle beside lift and never refilled during our stay. Despite cleaning available every day room was never hoovered and bath was never cleaned. Bed was made and clean towels, coffee etc replaced every day. Breakfast was a bit hit and miss, staff didn’t know what they were doing and ran around getting nowhere. Food good when you got it but toast cold every day. Had to ask for butter, jam , salt, pepper and milk every day and suitable cutlery. Bar was quiet most nights. Hotel not that busy so felt safe even with covid restrictions. Hotel in very good location, handy for shops, restaurants and walk to Ganavan beach. P,entry parking at rear. Very nice break and friendly staff.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Room Tip: Room 12 corner junior suite with bay view
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Adamsfamily_12 wrote a review May 2021
Glasgow, United Kingdom26 contributions17 helpful votes
Had a lovely stay. Staff extremely friendly. Hotel very clean. View was gorgeous! Lovely patio area with views. Ideally situated. Easy walking distance to town/shops/Ferry etc. Large car park at rear. Have booked again for longer stay in June! Would recommend
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
US$55 - US$182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
alexandra hotel oban
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Alexandra Hotel
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandArgyll and ButeOban
NUMBER OF ROOMS
78
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Frequently Asked Questions about Muthu Alexandra Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Muthu Alexandra Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Oban War & Peace Museum (0.4 km), Oban Phoenix Cinema (0.4 km), and Saint Columba Cathedral (0.05 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Muthu Alexandra Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Muthu Alexandra Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Muthu Alexandra Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Coast Restaurant, Oban Chocolate Company, and The Little Potting Shed Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Muthu Alexandra Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Muthu Alexandra Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.8 km away from the centre of Oban.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Muthu Alexandra Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Polish.
Are there any historical sites close to Muthu Alexandra Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel (4.6 km) and Gylen Castle (6.5 km).
Does Muthu Alexandra Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.
Is Muthu Alexandra Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.