Corran House, 1-3 Victoria Cres, Corran Esplanade, Oban, Argyll, PA34 5PN
Call on 01631 566040
Self catering hostel in ObanCorran 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 freshly renovated large self-catering kitchen, spacious lounge, comfortable, well appointed private guest rooms and dormitories with generous size beds. Most rooms have en suite facilities and newly renovated public bathrooms are available on each floor. 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 West coast of Scotland, Skye and the Hebrides and here is its own website.
Beds & Rooms:89: Dorms 22: 4x4, 1x6. Plus 28 private rooms (twins, doubles and family).
Open:All year. Reception & check in: 3-10pm
Price per night:See our website for live availability and prices
Booking:Book early and in advance.
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.
- Oban train, bus and ferry terminals are 900m away.
- Long Distance Walks
By the Sea Close to a Pub Individuals welcome En suite rooms Breakfast Evening Meals Large Hostels
This accommodation is available at the following peak timesAvailable for Christmas 2023 Available New Year 2023 / 2024 Available February Half Term 2024 Available Easter 2024 Available May Day Bank Holiday 2024 Available Spring Bank Holiday or Half Term 2024 Available August Bank Holiday 2023 Available October Half Term 2024
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Live music and ocean views: Corran House’s unique vibe
July 17th 2023
Welcome to Corran House Hostel – your haven in Oban; the gateway to the Hebrides. This hostel was designed with outdoor enthusiasts in mind. This large and spacious hostel provides a warm and inviting atmosphere, making you feel right at home. As you arrive, you’ll find fresh towels and biscuits thoughtfully placed on your bed, a small touch that truly speaks to the care this hostel puts into your stay.
The hostel’s location is a dream for nature lovers, offering a magnificent sea view that will take your breath away. Oban has a really interesting coastline. The bay is filled with islands making it difficult to tell which is the Scottish mainland and which is nearby slands. It is really interesting to behold and the more you study the view, the more you see. The hostel is situated above a vibrant bar with live music on weekends, you can unwind and enjoy the local ambience, immersing yourself in the island’s rich culture.
For those looking to indulge in some delicious local cuisine, guests receive a generous 10% discount on food at the bar. But if you prefer to cook your own meals, fear not! Corran House Hostel boasts a newly renovated, fully equipped kitchen that caters to all your culinary needs.
If you are travelling by foot or bike, you’ll appreciate the honesty box system for breakfast and food essentials like bread, milk, and eggs. It’s a practical and thoughtful touch, ensuring you have access to the necessities even while travelling light.
Corran House Hostel goes above and beyond to create an unforgettable experience for outdoor enthusiasts and holidaymakers. With its welcoming atmosphere, stunning views, and convenient amenities, it serves as a perfect base for your Hebridean adventure. So, rest, replenish, and recharge – you’re in for an incredible time at Corran House Hostel.
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Private Rooms and en suites with a view
August 1st 2020
Wake up in your spacious double bed, step into your en suite bathroom, come out, draw back the curtains, and admire the view of the sea. All the luxuries of a hotel with the vibe of a hostel.
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.Read More