Scottish Hostels : Backpackers hostel in Oban


Backpackers Plus Oban, The Old Church, Breadalbane St, Oban, Argyll, PA34 5PH

Many people’s favourite hostel thanks to its friendly atmosphere and beautiful seaside town setting. Excellent facilities include free WiFi throughout, free breakfast, free all-day hot drinks, clean spacious rooms, secure bike storage, laundry service, cool communal areas with lots of character, strong hot showers, comfortable beds, and a well-equipped self-catering kitchen. There’s a pool table and other games and lots of information from the knowledgeable staff about the area. Oban has spectacular views across to the islands and the bustle of fishing boats, ferries, yachts and seabirds make the waterfront a lovely place to be. Easy ferry access to the many beautiful Scottish Isles. Ancient standing stones, medieval castles, hairy coos and whisky distilleries are all nearby. The best fish and chips in Scotland are within 200 metres. Choose between custom made spacious bunk beds (including your own personal reading light, double power socket and locker), or a little extra privacy in one of our comfortable single, twin, double or family rooms. Experience backpacking with a Plus!

This accommodation is featured on our map of The Trossachs and Lochaber and here is its own website.
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Rooms & Beds:

50-60 dorm beds, family, double, twin rooms, some en suite.


All year, reception 7am-10pm, occasionally closed in middle of the day.

Price per night:

dorms from £12 pp, private rooms from £18 pp


recommended but not essential. Deposit = 1st night’s board required.

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From A85 turn left at the Kings Knoll Hotel onto Deanery Brae. Sharp right onto Breadalbane Street. Hostel is at the bottom of the street on the right.

Public Transport:

From Citylink bus and train station walk along the waterfront, up George Street, past the Taj Mahal restaurant. Hostel is straight ahead on the left.

This accommodation is available to individuals and gives a Best Price Guarantee.

News & Offers

Morning coffee at Backpackers Plus in Oban

Morning coffee at Backpackers Plus in Oban

Free Tea and Coffee at Backpackers Plus hostel, in gorgeous Independent Hostel Mugs.

Backpackers Plus in Oban is a hostel with a friendly atmosphere.  Breakfast is included in the overnight price and free hot drinks are available all day. Now you can enjoy them from gorgeous Independent Hostel mugs.

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Oban Live

Oban Live

OBAN LIVE will be a 2 day open air concert

OBAN LIVE will be a 2 day open air concert that will again take place at Mossfield Stadium in the heart of Oban’s town on the 13th & 14th of May. The event will showcase international acts and will bring together people from all over the world.

Our hostel is an ideal stop over point, to find out more give us a call on  01631 567189. 

School trips to Oban

School trips to Oban

the teachers can relax …

Over here at Backpackers Plus we have a big lounge/ dining area with open plan kitchen that is good for catering for up to 50 people. We have plenty of board games and a pool table, so even on cold and rainy (a.k.a. Scottish) days there’s plenty to do. Depending on the size of your group we can usually offer exclusive use of the building, so the teachers can relax a bit and don’t have to worry about the kids all the time.
Call us on 01631 567189.

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