Corran House, 1 Victoria Crescent, Corran Esplanade, Oban, Argyll, PA34 5PN

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Corran House is part of a Victorian terrace with magnificent seascapes across the bay to the Isle of Kerrera and the hills of Mull. There is a warm welcome for visitors and reasonably priced accommodation for singles, couples, families and groups. The house has a large self-catering kitchen, spacious TV lounge, comfortable, commodious, well appointed guest rooms and 4 bed dormitories with generous size beds. Most rooms have en suite facilities. Corran House is well situated for exploring Argyll and visiting the Inner Hebrides. It is only a short walk along the sea front to the bus, train and ferry terminals. Downstairs is Markie Dans bar with Oban's best patio beer garden with spectacular views. The pub offers great highland hospitality, tasty meals, live entertainment, widescreen TV, a pool table and the best range of malt whiskies on the west coast. Guests receive a 10% discount if they dine at Markie Dans. Live music every weekend with fantastic bands - see website for details. This accommodation is featured on our map of The Trossachs and Lochaber and here is its own website.


  • Rooms & Beds:

    52: 26 bunks, 5x4 1x6. Plus guest rooms: 26
  • Open:

    All year. Reception 3-10pm. Check in only after 3pm.
  • Price per night:

    Bunks £18/£20 en suite. Guest rooms £27.50-£40pp (2 sharing). Singles from £45. Winter discounts.
  • Booking:

    Book early and in advance. Early/late arrival with notice.
  • Directions:

    Corran House overlooks Oban Bay to the west of the town centre. From the Tourist Information and all Oban's transport terminals, with the sea on your left, walk along George Street past the Columba Hotel into Corran Esplanade. Follow the seafront for 300m. Corran House is on your right above Markie Dans Bar.
  • Public Transport:

    Oban train, bus and ferry terminals are 900m away.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation is by the sea, is available to individuals, gives a Best Price Guarantee and has a pub within walking distance.


aMixed dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
mMeals available (with notice)
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
0VisitScotland Quality Assured
9Best Price Guarantee


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Breakfast at Corran House

April 30th 2018

Stopping off overnight at Corran House Hostel, on my way to the Isles, it struck me what a simple solution they provide for breakfast, (read on to find out more).  Part of a grand Victorian terrace on Oban’s waterfront, Corran House provides great value accommodation in private and shared rooms.

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Corran House

March 8th 2019

Our hostel is in the perfect location for hill-walking in Glen Coe and the Nevis Range, as despite it’s small size, Oban is the largest town between Fort William and Helensburg.

Oban’s beautiful sea-views, and horseshoe shaped harbor: you’ll want to linger in our little paradise for as long as you can.

Corran House - self catering accommodation - walking and hiking holidays

Home from home in Oban

November 17th 2018

Stunning sea views and great value cheerful bunk rooms

Visiting Oban or waiting for a boat to the Isles ? Book a stay at Corran House for a comfortable welcome and a peaceful stay. Corran House provides comfortable hostel and guest house facilities in bright airy rooms. Anything from en-suite guest rooms with stunning sea views to great value cheerful bunk rooms. Groups, individual travellers, families and couples are all welcome. There is a spacious and well equipped kitchen where you can cook your own meals or you can order scrumptious bar food at Markie Dan’s pub, which also belongs to the hostel. The hostel can also arrange full board if that is required by a group. Markie Dan’s is well know for it local live music and great atmosphere and is only a few steps away.


Summer Holidays in Oban – the Gateway to the Isles

December 25th 2017

Corran House provides comfortable friendly accommodation in the heart of the town, with live music and sea views.

Oban, the Gateway to the Isles, is an ideal base for your summer holiday.  Corran House over looks the bay at Oban,  a perfect horseshoe protected by the island of Kerrera and looking out to Mull.  You can take a ferry to a different island every day:  Mull, Kerrera and the Kintyre Peninsula.  And in the evening enjoy the vibrant atmosphere and live music in the pubs and restaurant of Oban.   Corran House has rooms with a sea views and beyond the sea is a backdrop of mountains. The vibrant port town of Oban is surrounded by areas of wildness and it has been as a backdrop in the films Ring of Bright Water.   And of course the best thing about summer holidays is being at by the sea and you can’t get much closer then Corran House. 


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