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Corran House Hostel

1 Victoria Crescent, Oban, Scotland

This establishment is a Scottish Tourist Board 4-Star Hostel filling a wee niche in accommodation provision with a variety of room types from 4-bed standard dormitories to spacious, en suite premier guest rooms with spectacular sea views. Corran House offers good value for money and a much higher degree of privacy than many hostels. Most of the dormitories and guest rooms have private facilities. Read more

86% Overall Rating 32 out of 37 customers would recommend this property based on 37 reviews

Atmosphere 84%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 81%

Location 91%

Safety 85%

Staff 82%

Value 86%

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What's Included

  • Linen

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Adaptors
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Meals available
  • Pool Table
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Steam room
  • Towels Included
  • Towels for hire

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast 5.62USD
  • Towel 1.41USD

Important Information

Cancellation policy:In case of a no-show, 100% of the first night will be charged.
In a case of any cancellation, 100% of the first night will be charged.
Prepayment – Any time after booking, 100% of the first night may be charged. The remaining balance will be paid on arrival.
Check in from 15:00 to 22:00 .
Check out before 11:00 .

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 15:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Oban?

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This establishment is a Scottish Tourist Board 4-Star Hostel filling a wee niche in accommodation provision with a variety of room types from 4-bed standard dormitories to spacious, en suite premier guest rooms with spectacular sea views. Corran House offers good value for money and a much higher degree of privacy than many hostels. Most of the dormitories and guest rooms have private facilities. Read more

Shared Rooms

Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Basic 4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Private Rooms

Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Deluxe Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Standard Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Basic Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Standard 5 Bed Family Room Ensuite

Sleeps 5

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Basic 4 Bed Family Room Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Standard 3 Bed Family Room Ensuite

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 3 Bed Family Room Ensuite

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

About Corran House

Corran House is Oban's finest Scottish Tourist Board 4-Star Hostel. It occupies a unique position in accommodation provision in Argyll with quality rooms at good prices for families, groups, backpackers and individuals.

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.

Accommodation Information

Cancellation policy:In case of a no-show, 100% of the first night will be charged.
In a case of any cancellation, 100% of the first night will be charged.
Prepayment – Any time after booking, 100% of the first night may be charged. The remaining balance will be paid on arrival.

Check in from 15:00 to 22:00 .
Check out before 11:00 .

Taxes included.
Breakfast not included. It can be provided at an additional cost - £3-4 DIY continental / £5 basic cooked/ £8 full cooked the works or continental the works.

General:
Reception is open 15:00 - 22:00.
But you can do an express check in later than this as the bar is open and one of staff from bar will come up and check you in but only if it is pre-arranged.

Accommodation will only be reserved upon receipt of valid credit/debit card details. To book by credit/debit card please see our website or contact us by telephone. The first night's accommodation is taken from the card as a deposit and is non-refundable.

No curfew.
Child friendly.

We have a strictly no smoking policy. Infringement incurs a £100 fine.

Guests staying at Corran House receive a 10% discount on meals in the popular bar downstairs - MarkieDans.

We have a cot available for hire @ £5 per night or you can bring your own for no extra cost

An extra mattress bed can be put in rooms with adequate space at a cost of £15

4 Communal Bathrooms and 2 additional toilets

Packed lunches and evening meals can be arranged.

Location Information

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.

Balamory
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.

Castles
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

Local Walks
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

Wildlife
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.
Golf Courses

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.