Backpackers Plus, Oban, Argyll and Bute

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Sleeps
2-47
Bedrooms
20
Dining
45
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Property Type: 
Hostel
Friendly hostel sleeping up to 47 for large groups exploring the west coast of Scotland, with a range of rooms and dorms

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Backpackers Plus, Oban, Argyll and Bute, sleeps 2-47 in 20 bedrooms.

Backpackers Plus in Oban offers a great base for groups exploring the west coast of Scotland, or travelling on to the Hebrides. We also welcome families and individual travellers.

At Backpackers Plus there are 3 different buildings with a range of dormitories and private rooms, en suite or with shared bathrooms.

The main building, a converted church, can accommodate up to 47 people in beds in 7 shared dorms. The rooms have different sizes and are all with shared bathrooms.

All our shared facilities are on 1st and 2nd floor of the main building, reception included. Shared facilities include equipped kitchens for guests' use and areas for sitting and dining together. The main lounge has a pool table and other games are available. The building has a happy and cheerful vibe and is usually pretty busy.

The private rooms are allocated in 2 different buildings (each with 6 or 7 rooms and each sleeping up to 19) with a quieter and more relaxed atmosphere:
- Private rooms with shared bathrooms are just around the corner from the main building
- Private en suite rooms are about 150m up on the road

Children are welcome but must be accommodated in private rooms with family members if under the age of 16.

A continental breakfast is included in the price per person.

Oban is a small town with its own famous distillery, a castle ruin and a chocolate factory. There are a couple of beaches within walking distance and good walking tracks, to Kerrera and Dumbeg. Kilmartin glen, Port Apping and Loch Awe are all about 1 hour away by car or bus.

Facilities

Every building has its own fully furnished kitchen for guests to use. We also offer hot drinks and milk available in every kitchen.
The main building has a big lounge furnished with tables and couches. Each of the other buildings has a smaller dining room for up to 6 people.
The lounge in the main building can accommodate up to 47 people and it is open and available to all our guests.
There are no TV facilities in the main building. TVs in each private rooms. Music is on in the main lounge when the reception is open.
WiFi is available throughout all the premises.
In the main lounge a pool table and table games are available.
Individual heaters are allocated in each and every room.
Dorms can accommodate from 3 to 12 people. We have a range of private rooms : singles, twins, triple and quadruple.
We provide fresh linen and towels in every private room. Fresh linen in the dorms, and towels can be hired for £1 each.
Private en suites have either a bathtub or a shower. Private with shared facilities share 2 showers and 3 toilets. Dorms share 7 showers and toilets
No facilities for disabled people.
Child cot can be requested at reception. Children under 16 years old cannot share dorms with strangers, only with family members.
There are no outdoor facilities.
There is no swimming pool.
No private car park available. There are a number of car parking spaces on the road and within walking distance.
The whole premises are a non smoking environment.
No pets are allowed on the premises.

Location

In Oban on the west coast of Scotland. 10 minutes walking distance from the bus and train station and from the ferry port for crossings to the Outer Hebrides.
In Oban. Dumbeg village is 15 minutes distance by car and Connelly village is about 30 minutes by car.
Farm Foods supermarket is just across the road. McColl supermarket and Post office 150m away on the main road.
Markie's Dance and the Tartan tavern are 300m and 150m respectively from the hostel. The Steak House is 150m away.

Booking Information

Under 16 years old can be allocated only in private rooms and not dorms.
We have a 48 hours cancellation policy.
25% of the invoice to be paid as deposit to secure the booking when the booking will be made.

Self Catering
Yes
Outside Caterers
Yes
Breakfast
Yes
Other Meals
No
Full Board Only
No
Wi-fi
Yes
Games Room
No
Hot Tub
No
Swimming Pool
No
Tennis Court
No
Pets
No
Open Fire
No
Disabled Access
No

Getting here

Breadalbane Street
Oban
Argyll and Bute
PA34 5NZ
United Kingdom
Oban train station is 10 minutes walking distance (0.5 miles).
Oban bus station is 10 minutes walking distance from us (0.5 miles).
Oban airport has small flights to the Outer Hebrides and is 5 miles away.

Rental Rates

PeriodDatesMidweek per night
Winter 2018
3rd Jan 18 to 29th Mar 18
17
April 2018
3rd Apr 18 to 30th Apr 18
18
May 2018
1st May 18 to 31st May 18
19
Oban Live weekend
8th Jun 18 to 10th Jun 18
23
Summer 2018
11th Jun 18 to 31st Aug 18
21
Autumn 2018
1st Sep 18 to 31st Oct 18
19
Winter 2018
1st Nov 18 to 28th Dec 18
18
Winter 2018 - Double En suite
3rd Jan 18 to 29th Mar 18
46
April 2018 - Double En suite
3rd Apr 18 to 30th Apr 18
50
Summer 2018 - Double En suite
11th Jun 18 to 31st Aug 18
60
Winter 2018 - Double En suite
1st Nov 18 to 28th Dec 18
48

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Backpackers Plus, Oban, Argyll and Bute
2-47
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Marzia

+44 (0)1631 567 189
Breadalbane Street
Oban
Argyll and Bute
PA34 5NZ
United Kingdom