Oban is a small coastal town located in the Scottish highlands between Argyll and Bute, making it a charming and picturesque destination. Oban Bay resembles a horseshoe protected by the Isle of Kerrera and the Isle of Mull.
Oban is not only a town of rich Heritage and Victorian buildings boasting of character but also acts as a greats base to explore the surrounding Scottish regions.
One can stay at the Muthu Queens Hotel or the Muthu Alexandra hotel, both overlooks the Oban Bay, with sea view suites and a stunning Panasonic sea view restaurant! The hotels are centrally located to enjoy all the nearby attractions that Oban has to offer.
Muthu Alexandra Hotel
Nestled between the lodgings of the Bishop of Argyll & the Isles and the Old Oban Baptist church, The Muthu Alexandra Hotel enjoys one of the most spectacular locations in Scotland which makes it most suitable for exploring Oban.
The views across Oban Bay to the island of Kerrera and beyond are an instant joy. Colorful sunsets, seabirds of all kinds and seals can be spotted most evenings.
The interior of this impressive Victorian building were recently renovated whilst still retaining many of its magnificent original features. The beautiful glass frontage allows guests to soak up scenic views and enjoy a relaxing stay
Muthu Queens Hotel
Gorgeous views from this beautiful hotel can help unwind and relax in the tranquil environment, as the hotel boasts a beautiful cosy reception, comfortable rooms and outdoor views of Oban that stretch for miles across the water. The friendly team of staff are inviting, warm and keen to offer the warmest of welcomes to all our guests. Reassuringly, you’ll be staying in the only 4-star full-service hotel on the West Coast of Scotland – so there is no doubt about the quality you will enjoy.
Best Western Muthu Queens Oban Hotel in Oban has been substantially refurbished to offer both Victorian charm and modern, functional accommodation.
Attractions not to be missed in Oban!
The Dunollie Castle is just a few minutes walk away from our hotels, located on a nearby hill north of Oban. From the castle you can enjoy stunning views over the island of Kerrera and a view of the beautiful town, harbour, and outlying isles.
It is believed that the castle was built in the mid-12th century. During its existence the castle was the target of attacks or fire three times, according to historical records. During the 10th century, Dunollie was abandoned and rebuilt in the middle of the 13th century. The currently existing fortification dates back mainly to the 15th century. There’s a beautiful walk around the castle for nature lovers.
Caledonian MacBrayne Ferry
With the starting point in Oban located just minutes from our hotels, Calmac is one of the largest operators with regular ferries to the isles. Enjoy your stay in Oban to discover more of the Scottish highlands! We recommend the trip to the Isle of Mull
which runs every few hours throughout the year. We also recommend the seal watching ferry, which runs every day (located 5 minutes from the hotel)
With the starting point in Oban located just minutes from our hotels, Calmac is one of the largest operators with regular ferries to the isles. Enjoy your stay in Oban to discover even more Scottish highlands!
Oban War & Peace Museum
Oban War & Peace Museum contains a fascinating collection of artefacts and photographs depicting the rich cultural history of the busy sea side port town and its people.
Dunstaffnage Castle and Chapel
Admire the mighty stronghold of the MacDougalls, built before 1240 on a huge rock above the Firth of Lorn. Captured by Robert the Bruce in 1308, the castle remained in royal hands until 1469.
Seafari Adventures offers exceptional wildlife and nature boat trips to see whales, porpoises, sea birds from our base at Easdale, Oban, Scotland. Experience the Gulf of Corryvreckan, home of the World’s Third Largest Whirlpool.
Scottish Wildlife Cruises
Witness the rare wildlife of the west coast of Scotland, the Hebrides and St Kilda aboard our specialist wildlife cruises. With a Wildlife Guide, expert Crew and the perfect vessel, you are guaranteed unique personal wildlife encounters within stunning scenery. There is luxury too, with ensuite cabins, delicious food and the best of Scottish hospitality.
Oban Distillery Tour
Nestling beneath the steep cliff that overlooks Oban, one of Scotland’s oldest sources of Single Malt Scotch Whisky is just a short meander from the sea.
Enjoy your holiday in the Scottish Highlands, we look forward to welcoming you!
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