Oban Vacation Rentals

Check prices for these upcoming dates

Oban Travel Guide

While Oban may translate as a ‘little bay’ in Gaelic, it certainly is a big tourist destination! This charming resort town is found on the west coast of Scotland and is surrounded by mountains, as well as having a scenic seafront promenade and harbor where you can enjoy the fresh sea air. You can also go boating and kayaking to keep active in Oban. The town is known as the seafood capital of Scotland, which means you'll find fresh fish, oysters and shellfish for dinner in many cafés and restaurants. There are also more casual fish and chips shops, offering the Scottish delicacy, haggis. Of course, don’t forget to try some Scotch whisky too!

Things to Do in Oban

Top things to do in Oban include climbing up to McCaig’s Tower. Up at this magnificent monument you can enjoy stunning views over the town of Oban and be part of its history -- the tower was built back in 1897. It's worth taking the time to enjoy a leisurely stroll around Oban Harbor too. You can watch the boats and try some fish and chips, as well as taking in views of the Hebrides. There are also shops and restaurants that line the streets around Oban Harbor. Oban Distillery is one of the oldest in Scotland and here you can try a smoky whisky and enjoy a tour of the facilities.

Best Places to Stay in Oban

In Oban there are a variety of hotels, B&Bs, and guesthouses to stay in, particularly along the seafront.

Best Time to Visit Oban

The best time to visit Oban in bonny Scotland is during the summer months. In particular, June has warm temperatures and the most hours of sunlight to help you make the most of your vacation.

Price and Availability in Oban

Most expensive
Most availability
, , , , , , , , , , , Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec 1 , 0.9 , 0.8 , 0.7 , 0.6 , 0.5 , 0.4 , 0.3 , 0.2 , 0.1 , 0 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec 1 , 0.9 , 0.8 , 0.7 , 0.6 , 0.5 , 0.4 , 0.3 , 0.2 , 0.1 , 0 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec 1 , 0.9 , 0.8 , 0.7 , 0.6 , 0.5 , 0.4 , 0.3 , 0.2 , 0.1 , 0
Powered by:
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Oban tends to be Friday, while the most expensive day tends to be Tuesday. Vacation homes in Oban tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Wednesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Oban is in August, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Oban is in the high season in August. Oban has its low season in March, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Oban

Rainy days
60° 34°
12
58° 36°
9
52° 24°
9
58° 29°
5
51° 32°
14
54° 28°
5
65° 29°
0
68° 28°
2
75° 35°
8
67° 40°
8
77° 39°
6
69° 32°
8
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Rainy days

This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Oban. The hottest month in Oban is May, when temperatures peak at 77 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 24 ˚F. The wettest month in Oban is November with 13.52 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 0.47 inches of rain.

What Expert Travelers Think

  • — Whenever I am making travel plans I always use comparison sites to find the best accommodation for us at the best price. Whether it be for hotel stays or private rentals AllTheRooms makes this so much easier and quicker as it brings all my searches into one place, with a great offering of options

    Sarah Pool
    Sarah PoolTammymum
  • — I love how AllTheRooms shows a map with room price tags straight away when you search, it makes it so quick and easy to choose the right hotel, at the right price in the right location. Perfect for those with busy lifestyles! The AllTheRooms website is so user friendly. WiFi. Brilliant!

    Amanda Alston
    Amanda AlstonAmanda Alston
  • — I love AllTheRooms because it enables me to compare a range of providers in just one search. I'd normally spend time checking prices across a range of platforms by visiting different websites one-by-one, so this helps me to save time on my accommodation searches while planning my upcoming trips

    Kacie Morgan
    Kacie MorganThe Rare Welsh Bit

Vacation Rentals in Oban

Browse places to stay from all the best providers including Airbnb, Priceline, TUIVillas and more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 2,018 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay while you enjoy Oban, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to extravagant Airbnbs and hotels. For those trying to keep costs down, the cheapest place to stay in Oban is just $16.29 a night. An average vacation rental in Oban costs on average $1,265 a night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Oban can choose from 659 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 155 accommodations that include a breakfast included. Fitness fanatics can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 4 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Oban, you'll want to pick from 598 places to stay that provide parking. 10 hotels and vacation rentals have a a pool or jacuzzi

AllTheRooms has 234 pet-friendly places to stay in Oban, so if you're traveling with your pet you won't have any problems.

We combine a wide variety of Oban accommodations including vacation rentals, home stays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 5 providers, including 604 places to stay from Airbnb, 94 accommodations from Priceline and 24 places to stay from TUIVillas.

856 accommodations in Oban have been reviewed; 56% are rated excellent or good. 824 accommodations allow instant booking.

Destinations near Oban

  • Edinburgh12,624 Properties
  • Inverness4,801 Properties
  • Glasgow3,768 Properties
  • Portree1,951 Properties
  • Fort William1,920 Properties
  • Aviemore1,212 Properties
  • Pitlochry1,123 Properties
  • Largs363 Properties
  • Ullapool281 Properties