Hostels in Oban, Scotland

4 hostels available. Prices start from $17 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Oban

Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Groups (10+ people) Older travelers (+50) Quiet Rest
"…There are lockers that you can use (for free, bring your own lock) but they are so inobtrusive that we didn't even realize they were there until our third night at the hostel. The rooms are quiet … More
from $14.80

Oban Backpackers

Free Breakfast
Adventure Hostels Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…The showers are clean and it's easy to avoid the queues - 'cos there aren't any! The many showers though don't make up for the lack of toilets. But, that's not a problem -- you'll always find … More
from $16.36
Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Older travelers (+50) Party Hostel Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
"…I used the kitchen for wifi. Good location. There is a bar under the house, but noise was virtually nonexistent. Not a party hostel. Friendly and helpful staff. Many "thou shalt not" signs posted … More
from $48.05

Backpackers Plus

Free Breakfast
Solo Traveller
"…The rooms/dorms within the main-building seem to be on the ground level. We were accommodated in another building right at the corner. My husband let me go make the check-in, while he was … More

Guest Houses in Oban

"…Music and entertainment is available in bars and restaurants close by. Please note: Check-in from 16:00-19:00. For late check-ins please call us in advance Check- out by 10:00 Cancellation … More
from $53.05
"…Hospitality trays are provided with tea and coffee. All rooms have DVD's TV'S. Hairdryer's and iron, fridges in all rooms. Free WiFi." …"Directions if walking from the Stations; From the … More
"…Check out before 11:00 . Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards. Taxes included. Breakfast not included, this is an optional extra, continental breakfast£4 or add a cooked … More
from $65.42

Hostels in Oban, Scotland

4 hostels available. Prices start from $34.00 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Oban (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel.

Oban, Scotland, meaning "The Little Bay" in Scottish Gaelic, is better known as "Gateway to the Isles" -- it is where the breathtakingly beautiful railway journey from Queens Street railway station in Glasgow ends and the Scottish travel experience can be continued by taking a Caledonian MacBrayne's ferry to one of the fascinating islands in both Inner and Outer Hebrides (Lismore, Colonsay, Islay, Coll, Tiree, Mull, Iona, Barra or South Uist).

Oban has a great location at the seafront and is one of the busiest ferry ports in the Hebrides; it is a nice town in which to spend few days before heading to the islands or taking a train back to Glasgow. The sea view is enjoyable and you can also enjoy many kinds of activities from kayaking to puffin diving; and the conservation-oriented Scottish Sea Life Sanctuary is worth a visit. Furthermore, visitors interested in Scottish history will be happy to have a look at the Dunollie and Dunstaffnage castles, or visit the small but informative War & Peace Museum to get familiar with Oban's role in world wars. In addition, Oban has its own distillery and a reasonable number of lively restaurants and coffeeshops. The long summer nights offer some kind of nightlife, but, honestly speaking, Oban isn't a party-goers first choice by any means; it is a place to relax and enjoy the sea view with the addition of some cultural activities.

There are several accommodation options from simple budget hostels in Oban, Scotland, to luxurious hotel rooms, but they fill up quickly in peak season, so make sure you book in advance. Oban, Scotland hostels are a good bet -- there are both private and association-owned hostels in Oban, Scotland, and the town is small and easily walkable, so the location of your Oban, Scotland hostel should not be an issue.

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Oban Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Oban, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 4
Average dorm price $60
Average private room price $180
Cheapest Hostel in Oban Oban Backpackers with $33
Party hostels in Oban Corran House Hostel (1 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 8.6

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