Dungallan Country House


All the answers to all your most frequently asked questions.

Do you accept under 18’s?

No, our guest house is for guests aged over 18 years of age.

Do you accept pets?

No, we do not accept pets inside or outside at Dungallan Country House.

Can you provide directions to Dungallan Country House?

We have a map on our contact page showing the location of the house. We are located on Gallanach Road about a 3 minute drive past the main Caledonian MacBrayne ferry terminal entrance.

How far is Dungallan Country House from the centre of Oban?

We are a 10-15 minute walk from the centre of Oban. The quickest route is to walk through the main Caledonian MacBrayne ferry terminal which takes you directly to the centre of town. There are also several taxi companies in Oban; it is around 4-5 minute drive into the centre of town.

What time is check in/out?

Check in time is from 3pm. This gives our housekeeping team sufficient time to clean and reset the room from the previous guests. Should you anticipate arriving earlier than 3pm, we are happy to hold any luggage for you if you would like to explore Oban until your room is ready or leave your car in the carpark. Check out time is 11am and again, this allows our housekeeping team sufficient time to clean and reset the room for the next guest.

Do I need to inform you of a late arrival/early check out?

If you anticipate arriving after 9pm, please do let us know. Our direct phone number is 01631 563799. If you require an early check out, prior to our breakfast start time of 8am, please let us know the evening before and we will arrange your invoice for you.

Do you have a reception?

Yes we have a manned reception from 8am-11am and again from 2pm to 11pm. The General Managers live on site so the house is covered 24/7.

Can I book direct with you?

Yes absolutely, we encourage direct bookings which in turn saves a considerable commission being paid to the allocated booking company of Booking.com. You can book direct on our website, you can call us on 01631 563799 or email us on info@dungallancountryhouse.co.uk.

Are there tours and activities in Oban and surrounding areas?

Yes there are a number of tour companies in Oban and a number of days out to explore on foot and in your car. You can find some on our Activities, Days Out & Golf page. We highly recommend pre-booking as Oban is extremely busy in the summer months.

Do you offer packed lunches?

Yes we can provide a packed lunch for you with 24 hours notice at the cost of £10 per person. The lunches will include a sandwich, bottle of water, shortbread, peanuts and fruit. We cannot guarantee a packed lunch if less than 24 hours notice is given.

Can I bring food into my room?

Unfortunately, we cannot allow any food to be consumed in the guest rooms due to previous extensive damage to carpets and furniture.

Do you serve evening meals?

We are a bed and breakfast country house so do not serve evening meals. We can provide a list of recommended local restaurants which are all within a 10-15 minute walk or 4-5 minute taxi ride from Dungallan. Early booking for local restaurants is highly recommended during the summer months as Oban is extremely busy.

Does the guest house have a bar?

Yes, we have a lounge bar which offers a large range of drinks including whisky, spirits, bottled beers, wine, Champage, prosecco and soft drinks. We also provide complimentary tea and coffee for our in house guests if you prefer not to have this in your room.

What is the maximum number of adults that can be accommodated per room?

We have a maximum of 2 adults per room.

When is breakfast served?

Breakfast is served between 8am and 9.15am.

Do you cater for allergies and dietary requirements?

Yes we have a selection of breakfast choices covering vegan, gluten free and dairy free. Where possible, please provide details of any allergies at the time of booking.

Do you provide any other meal options?

We provide homemade afternoon teas which are served between 1.30 – 3pm Monday to Sunday. As all our teas are homemade, we require a minimum of 3 days notice to prepare. The cost is £24.50 per person.

Is the guest house seasonal?

Yes, Dungallan Country House closes through the winter months.

Can I book a specific room?

Yes, all our named guest rooms can be found on our Accommodation page. If there a particular room you would like to reserve, either use the online booking form, phone us direct on 01631 563799 or email info@dungallancountryhouse.co.uk and we will reserve your chosen room for you subject to availability.

Do you have any ground floor rooms?

Yes, we have one ground floor room called The Garden Room.


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