Corran House, 1-3 Victoria Cres, 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 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:

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

    All year. Reception & check In: 3-10pm only.
  • 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.
  • 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 LEJOG Land's End to John O'Groats by bike
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This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available August Bank Holiday 2021 Available Autumn Half Term 2021 Available for Christmas 2021 Available February Half Term 2022 Available Easter 2022 Available May Day Bank Holiday 2022 Available Spring Bank Holiday or Whitson Half Term 2022


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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News & Offers from Corran House

The countdown begins! Corran House Re-opens soon.

April 27th 2021

Corran House is opening in line with guidance from the Scottish government.

If you want to stage an expedition to Argyll and the Inner Hebrides, Corran House is an ideal base for your travels. Buses and ferries are only a short walk away, and you’ll have all the benefits of highland hospitality. To top it off, a dazzling seascape sits across the bay.


Corran House in Oban is open and taking bookings for private rooms.

July 24th 2020

At the heart of this exciting port town, the gateway to the Isles, Corran House offers anything from en-suite guest rooms with stunning sea views to cheap and cheerful comfy rooms.


Home from home in Oban

August 31st 2019

Stay at Corran House for stunning sea views and great value cheerful bunk rooms. Self cater or or you can order scrumptious bar food at Markie Dan’s pub, which also belongs to the hostel and is renwoned for local live music and a great atmosphere.

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.

Pub at Corran House Hostel Oban

Latest Blog about Corran House

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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