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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Lancaster is a very warm, welcoming hotel and myself and my partner had a lovely time. Staff provided a very friendly service. Although the hotel was a bit dated and quirky it was one if the many things we loved about the place. Can't wait to go back.

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Lancaster has lovely views, but the staff are rude and very unfriendly, the rooms are awful, the mattresses and pillows must be from the 1960s. The bathroom stank, the carpet was sticky and the breakfast was below average. Certainly not worth the price. We are used to "roughing it" so its not that we have unrealistic standards, but for...

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Reviewed 6 January 2017

Many travellers have not been satisfied with this hotel. It's true that whole hotel needs thorough renovation but a lot of is forgiven because of very good and friendly service. We got probably one of the best rooms with wonderfull sea view. Although the room was very old there was everything we needed. Beds could be better but they didn't...

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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Dire dirge of a place that looks like it's still in the 1950s beds were terrible and the chair in the room had all the stuffing hanging down the walls were paper thin and you could hear everything and I mean everything it was that bad we left after one night really bad and should not be open

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2016

rooms are outdated ,sliding door to wee shower room in the room was broken ,toilet seat fell off when lifted up ,old carpets bedding beds ,awful small breakfast,served on a side plate ,staff very friendly ,swimming pool ect great and views ,all ordered a meal ,did not eat.. as soup was water with stock only , all times we all...

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Decor cleanliness all poor Bad experience Booked because of view and swimming pool In the end didnt swim or shower due to poor conditions Never again Owner should be ashamed Gets rank of Worst hotel ive stayed in uk Bad for oban Not cheap Poor value for money

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2Thank Elias C
Chirnside, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Yes the décor is so dated that they really could market this place as retro, trouser press, 1970s intercom and all, but it is very clean, the linen and towels were all pristine, the pool, steam room, sauna and Jacuzzi were super, the staff absolutely could not have been any more friendly or helpful and the location and views over...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is the second time we have stayed in the Lancaster. We came back because of the superb location with panoramic views of Oban Bay from some of the bedrooms. The breakfast room is a delight because of the great views of the ferries and yachts passing up and down and the breathtaking views of the islands and mountains in...

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I would agree that the decor is dated but the hotel is clean, the staff are friendly and helpful. I personally think that it is good value for money. on the down side, my single room obviously had a smoker in there previously.

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Offered room 5 but walked away in horror and asked for another.The whole place looks like a 70's student digs furnished from a skip outside a charity shop.Yes, the staff are lovely and the breakfast was good and it's not a problem to ask for a key to the pool but ,there is no excuse for the slum decor. Looking...

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Lancaster

Address: Corran Esplanade, Oban PA34 5AD, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: $105 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lancaster 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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Lancaster Oban, Scotland
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“Don't stay there.”
 of 5 bubbles WeChooseAdventure, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't go into any”
 of 5 bubbles ivorthedriver, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“awful rooms”
 of 5 bubbles ijp74525, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Best views over the bay are to the front.”
 of 5 bubbles cathyholms, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with a sea view.”
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 of 5 bubbles IanBoyter, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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