Bay Great Western Hotel, Oban

Stay at the Bay Great Western Hotel, Oban

Magnificently poised on the esplanade, the Bay Great Western hotel in Oban occupies a prime location to access the very best that this stunning coastal town has to offer. This stately 19th Century building boasts panoramic views of the bay and beyond for guests to enjoy, directly from the lounge and bar areas, as well as many of the bedrooms. With the beach on your doorstep plus a multitude of Scottish attractions such as lochs, castles and distilleries to visit, the Bay Great Western hotel serves as the ideal place to holiday in Oban all year round.

Step in from the breath taking coast, and embrace the warm welcome that the Bay Great Western hotel radiates. The combination of stylish décor with cosy furnishings in the lounge and bar areas ensures a relaxing base to take in the views and unwind throughout your stay. There’s even a full programme of live entertainment offered in peak season to be enjoyed in the entertainment suite — the perfect way to round off your evening!

The Bay Great Western has 79 bedrooms, all stylishly decorated, and coming complete with en-suite, tea and coffee making facilities and a television. For those looking to indulge on their break, the hotel also offers fantastic upgrades, including Standard Plus, Superior and Premier rooms, so you can make your stay away extra special.

Oban has a huge amount to explore. Brimming with quirky shops, fresh seafood and even a distillery— as well as top tourist attractions such as the War and Peace Museum and Ardchattan Priory Gardens to explore— you’ll have more than enough to keep you occupied right on your doorstep.

Further afield, explore the rustic Dunstaffnage Castle – one of the oldest castles in Scotland or take advantage of spectacular views of Oban and the Inner Hebrides captured from McCraig’s Tower on top of Battery Hill.

Whether you’re keen to explore, or you fancy just relaxing by the beach, the Bay Great Western hotel has everything you need to get the most out of your holiday in Oban.

Inclusive Drinks Packages

We have many breaks staying at the Bay Great Western hotel where you can indulge in an inclusive drinks package. Each day of your break, you can treat yourself to four free drinks from the bar to enjoy at your leisure. Choose from a wide range of popular brands; spanning across wines, beers, spirits and soft drinks, with the opportunity to upgrade to premium brands for a small supplement.

Keep a look-out for our inclusive breaks to the Bay Great Western hotel and take advantage of this fantastic package deal!

At a glance

  • Excellent promenade location
  • Panoramic views of the bay
  • Perfectly placed to enjoy many local attractions
  • On-site restaurant serving classic cuisine
  • Stylish bar and lounge areas with superb views
  • Seasonal live entertainment
  • Fantastic inclusive drinks packages on various breaks
  • Free WiFi in the public lounges
Browse Room Types available.

Room Types

All of the Bay Great Western's charming bedrooms are classically decorated and come complete with tea and coffee making facilities, digital television and en-suite, making for a truly comfortable night’s sleep. With a range of rooms from Standard all the way through to Premier for a small supplement, you can treat yourself to a truly special stay in Oban.
Please note, décor and furnishings may vary from the images shown below.

Standard Room

  • Available in Single, Double, Twin and Family
  • Comfortable bed
  • En-suite
  • Tea & Coffee making facilities
  • Television
  • Hairdryer
  • All our Standard rooms are also available with a sea view

Standard Plus Room

  • Available in Double and Twin
  • Newly redecorated
  • Flat-screen television
  • Tea & Coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • All our Standard Plus rooms are also available with a sea view


Superior Room

  • Available in Double and Twin, both with wonderful views
  • Luxurious bed
  • Stylishly decorated en-suite
  • Quality fabrics and chairs
  • 32" flat screen television
  • Hot beverage making facilities


Premier Room

  • Available in Double with wonderful views
  • All Premier rooms commissioned by leading interior designers
  • Large, luxurious bed
  • Stylishly decorated bathroom
  • Comfortable seating area with 40" flat screen television
  • Hot beverage making facilities


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