Corran House Hostel
Hostel | 1 Victoria Crescent, Corran Esplanade, Oban, Scotland PA34 5PN
24 out of 27 customers would recommend this property
Recent review (20/08/2014)
"What a great place to stay! Friendly, personal atmosphere, well equipped self-catering kitchen, rooms with seaview, quiet nights, clean. Feels more like a hotel than a backpacker-hostel. Keep it up!"Read all Corran House Hostel reviews
- Credit cards accepted
- Self-catering Facilities
- No curfew
- Lounge area
- Pool table(s)
- 24 hour hot showers
- Washing machines
- Reception (limited hours)
- Common area / room
- Communal kitchen
- Breakfast USD 6.07
- Towel USD 1.52
We charge the first night stay as a non-refundable deposit at the time of booking.
Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 7 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.
Earliest check-in: 15:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00
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|Shared Rooms A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.|
6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)No meals or drinks included
4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)No meals or drinks included
About Corran House Hostel
This family-run hostel is managed by Anne and Lindsay MacDonald with the help of some friendly staff. It has gained in popularity over the past few years and large numbers of guests regularly return.
There is a spacious and well-equipped, kitchen with seating for 20 people and a comfortable TV lounge. By prior arrangement, large groups can be provided with a light or full breakfast in the downstairs' bar.
No private parking facility is available on site but ample parking can be found on either side of the building in the Council car parks that are free after 6pm. However, there is an hourly charge during the day.
Beside the patio is Markie Dan's Bar offering a large range of malt whiskies, bar meals (from 12 noon to 9pm), pool table, big-screen TV with Sky, and great Scottish craic! Enjoy the beautiful view from the doorstep while you sample Markie Dan's food and drink.
Please note that Corran House is totally non-smoking and there is no stair-lift in operation.
Corran House provides comfortable self-catering guest-house and hostel accommodation in 9 dorm rooms, sleeping a total of 36 people, and 12 guest rooms, sleeping 26. All rooms are prepared with freshly laundered linen. No towels are supplied for occupants of dorm rooms but can be hired for £1 from Reception.There is a comfortable sitting-room with wide-screen TV, CD player, keyboard, board games, etc.
The large, homely kitchen is well-equipped, and a light breakfast is available with payment to the Honesty Jar. Larger groups wishing to eat together can be catered for downstairs in Markie Dan's by prior arrangement.
Corran House aims to provide a safe environment for sensible people to enjoy their holiday.
No smoking anywhere in the building
No lift or porterage.
Additional mattress beds, travel cot and high chair are available.
Free WiFi access.
Freeview TV in all rooms.
Corran House, in the west end of Oban, is part of a Victorian terrace with magnificent views across the bay to the Isle of Kerrera and the hills of Mull. Oban, a small fishing town and busy ferry port, is ideally situated for exploring Argyll and the Hebrides.
Reputed as the 'Gateway to the Isles' it offers frequent and regular ferry access to the islands. The 45 minute journey to the nearest Isle of Mull can be taken every two hours from 8am - 6pm.
Climb up to McCaigs Tower to enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the harbour and west to the islands.
If you have children why not take them on the short ferry journey across to Balamory, which is in Tobermory on the Isle of Mull. Visit the Cbeebies website from our interesting links for more information about this popular children's television show.
Explore the historic castles of Dunollie, which is a 15 minute walk along the coast to the north of Corran House, or Dunstaffnage, which is a 10 minute drive outside Oban
Enjoy a walk through the harbour town, along the coast or into the nearby mountains. For more information on local walks visit the Walking Wild website from our interesting links.
Discover Scotland's finest whisky at the Oban Distilery
Meet the local wildlife with sea sarfaris, wildlife trips, the sealife centre, fishing or historic whaling boats. For more information on these activities visit our interesting links.