Oban Youth Hostel
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Reception
- 24 Hour Security
- Bicycle parking
- Book Exchange
- Breakfast Not Included
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Telephone/Fax Facilities
- Free Parking
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Key Card Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- Meals Available
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reading Light
- Taxes included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels For Hire
- Wheelchair Friendly
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 3 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
SYHA is a charity aiming to inspire all, especially young people, to broaden their horizons, gain knowledge and independence through new experiences of adventure and discovery. In support of this aim, all bookings will include a temporary membership fee per person per night which is displayed as an inclusive rate. (Full, existing members of SYHA and HI using this booking engine are not entitled to a membership refund).
Oban Youth Hostel reception is open 24 hours, with check-in from 15.00 and checkout by 10.00.
Late arrival and access outside opening hours is by pre-arrangement only (though guests in private rooms don’t have to vacate during the day).
Guests arriving before 15.00 can leave luggage in our secure luggage room.
From the age of 5 to 15 years, young people must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and may be accommodated in a single-gendered shared room with the parent or guardian and other guests, at the discretion and responsibility of the parent or guardian. The young person/people, the parent/guardian and the other occupants of the room must be of the same gender.
SYHA advise that additional notice be given to the destination youth hostel when travelling with children, to ensure that suitable accommodation is available. Contact details can be found on your booking confirmation.
Parties with young children (under 5 years) will only be accommodated in designated family rooms, where available. There is no capacity for extra beds or cots in a shared dormitory or private accommodation.
When booking for more than 9 people:
• Full prepayment is required within 8 weeks of arrival as otherwise the booking will automatically be cancelled
• The following cancellation charges will apply to the entire booking:
57 days or more - 20% of total cost
56 to 29 days - 55% of total cost
28 to day of arrival - 100% of total cost
No stag or hen parties are permitted at any youth hostel.
SYHA does not accept American Express cards as payment or guarantee.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
By bus/train/ferry: the bus, train and ferry terminals are about a 10 minute walk away. Keeping the sea on your left, walk around the bay and Oban Youth Hostel is on the seafront on your right.
By car: as you descend the hill into the town, continue through the first roundabout and at the second one, turn right. Continue for about 0.25 mile and the youth hostel is on your right.
On foot: keeping the sea on your left side, walk around the bay for 12-15 minutes from town centre. The youth hostel is on the seafront.
Activities include the nearby Sea Life Centre, water sports, forest walks, climbing and wildlife. There are various local festivals including Highlands and Islands Music Festival, Seafood Festival, Winter Festival and The Royal Highland Games. Oban is also an important venue for shinty competitions. Several venues have traditional music throughout the summer season.