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3 Oban Times Buildings

View of marina and Oban Bay from lounge and kitchen windows.
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20 reviews
View of marina and Oban Bay from lounge and kitchen windows.
Oban from the flat at night
Oban Times Building from Esplanade. The flat is on the top floor.
Dining area
Oban Bay from the lounge
Sunset from kitchen window
View from side window
Sunset from lounge window
View from front window of lounge
Evening sunset
'Waverley' approaching the north pier
Shower room
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
3 Oban Times Buildings is a large seafront apartment with panormic views across Oban Bay and the islands beyond. Situated on the 3rd floor the apartment is centrally situated on Oban's seafront with fantastic uninterrupted views across to the Islands of Kerrera, Lismore and Mull from all windows. Guests can relax and watch the ferries travelling back and forward to the islands and may be lucky enough to spot porpoises in the bay. Otters have also been spotted on the slip way opposite the flat. The accommodation is in a traditional Victorian building which was formerly the offices and accommodation for the local newspaper, 'The Oban Times'. The rooms are large with high ceilings and original cornices. It is ideally situated for visitors arriving by train or bus being only a five minute level walk from the train and bus station... Read more
Listing #HL6696189
About the Owner
Fiona M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
All guests are met at the flat on arrival and we are happy to suggest places to eat and things to do in the area. Should you require any information before your stay please contact us and we will be pleased to help you plan your stay.
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

I have just spent 6 great nights in Oban. The apartment is very well equipped with everything you could want including a welcome tray. A great welcome from Fiona and explained how everything works in the apartment. The views from the lounge and kitchen windows...More

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Fiona M, VR Owner at 3 Oban Times Buildings, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Hi Paul Thank you very much for your lovely review. I’m pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay in the flat and am glad that you managed to get out and about despite the mixed weather. Kind regards Fiona

Reviewed 1 January 2018

Just returned from spending Christmas in this fantastic apartment. The apartment is well equipped, within easy walking distance of all town amenities and has stunning views from the lounge windows. The host was brilliant, allowing us to vary our dates slightly and very welcoming on...More

Thank Richard M
Fiona M, VR Owner at 3 Oban Times Buildings, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Hi Richard and Sheryl I'm delighted to read you enjoyed your stay at the flat over Christmas and thank you very much for your great review. You'd be most welcome back anytime. Kind regards Fiona

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

We just returned to Canada after a wonderful 5 week stay in Scotland. 7 nights in Oban was wonderful. We loved the Welcome tray provided by Fiona. The information she provides is great and makes exploring the area so much easier. She could not have...More

Thank Stewart D
Fiona M, VR Owner at 3 Oban Times Buildings, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Hi Stewart and Susan Thank you for your lovely review, I'm so pleased to hear you found our guide to Oban (and Harris!) useful. We always like to provide our guests with our suggestions of places we enjoy eating and visiting. Great to read you...More

  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Super King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights
R 1 430
R 7 865
9 Jun 2018 -
29 Jun 2018
7 nights --
R 7 865
30 Jun 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
7 nights --
R 8 222
22 Dec 2018 -
29 Dec 2018
5 nights
R 1 519
R 9 384
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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About the neighbourhood
The area around the town of Oban is steeped in history and there are castles, ruined churches and Oban is justifiably known as the 'Seafood capital of Scotland'. With a large selection of seafood cafes and restaurants you are never far from a taste of the sea. There is also a great variety of other places to eat catering for all tastes. Oban also has its own distillery founded in 1794 which is only minutes walk from the flat. For those wishing to explore the local islands and seal colonies a variety of boat trips can be taken from the Oban Times Slipway directly opposite the flat.
Getting around
Oban has a good network of public transport and there is a bus stop directly opposite the flat. There is also an open top bus which is a great way to explore the town and surrounding area.
Car not needed
How to get there
Railway: Oban Railway Station: 0.5 km
Ferry: Caledonian MacBrayne Ferry Terminal, Oban: 0.5 km
Oban is situated approximately 100 miles west of Glasgow and can be reached by car in around 2 hours. Alternatively there is a rail link from Glasgow which passes through some of Scotlands finest scenery or the Citylink Bus connects Oban to Glasgow three times a day.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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