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Hotel The Wide Mouthed Frog (Oban, United Kingdom)

Hotel The Wide Mouthed Frog (Oban, United Kingdom)

About Hotel The Wide Mouthed Frog

Hotel The Wide Mouthed Frog is a laid-back, family-run hotel and restaurant located beside the A85 about three miles from charming Oban – the gateway to the beautiful Hebridean islands. The cosy rooms are all unique and feature flat-screen TVs, en-suite bathrooms and tea and coffee-making facilities. Some of the rooms boast balconies offering lovely views of the sea and marina. Selected rooms are pet-friendly. As an added bonus, visitors can take advantage of free parking. There is also free Wi-Fi access. A complimentary full Scottish breakfast is provided daily. There is also a popular seafood restaurant on site with outdoor seating. Diners can enjoy relaxing in the courtyard or on the deck while admiring views of nearby Dunstaffnage Castle. Hotel The Wide Mouthed Frog is a five-minute drive from historic Dunstaffnage Castle, which overlooks the entrance to Loch Etive – a habitat for seals. The tranquil island of Seil is about 30 minutes' drive away and can be reached by crossing the so-called Bridge over the Atlantic.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi(Unavailable)
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking
  • Pets(Unavailable)
  • A/C(Unavailable)
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

  • LocationExcellent  (8.7 / 10)
  • RoomsVery good  (8.0 / 10)
  • ServiceGood  (7.8 / 10)
  • CleanlinessGood  (7.8 / 10)
  • Value for moneyGood  (7.9 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Very lively, friendly and welcoming staff members.

The hotel’s employees are very patient and friendly. The reception staff are quite competent and excel at their duties. Guests are treated to a five star welcome and the check-in and check-out processes are handled in a speedy and efficient manner. The ho


Rooms are modern, clean and adequately furnished.

The rooms are quite clean and well maintained. Guestrooms are very spacious and the furniture and decor blend in with the overall theme of the hotel. The mattresses are luxuriously comfortable and an adequate number of pillows are provided.


The breakfast menu was diverse and well prepared.

Majority of guests were very pleased with the effort put into the breakfast that was served every morning at hotel’s onsite restaurant. The hot and cold menus were affordable and guests had a wide variety of options to choose from.

Negative Reviews


Inadequate TV signal reception in some rooms.

A number of guests complained about the weak television signal reception in some of the rooms. The digital TV service often had glitches where guests experienced either no sound or poor picture quality during their viewing.


The Wi-Fi signal is not consistent and very slow.

The wireless internet connection at the hotel is quite weak in some rooms and the strength of the signal varies throughout the hotel. The speed is very also very slow and only suitable for very light web browsing.


Poor quality hairdryers in the guestrooms.

A few guests complained about the quality of the hairdryers provided in the guestrooms. Those who raised this concern thought the hairdryers were of a very cheap quality and did not perform to the level that they had expected.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Business centre
  2. Café
  3. Parking
  4. Terrace
  5. Porter service
  6. Hotel bar
  7. Non-smoking rooms
  8. Restaurant
  9. Sun umbrellas
  10. Laundry service
  11. Room service
  12. Free WiFi (public areas)
For children
  1. Cot
  1. Wheelchair accessible
  2. Accessible parking
  3. In-room accessibility
Room amenities
  1. Bathtub (upon inquiry)
  2. Shower
  3. Openable windows
  4. Television
  5. Hairdryer
  6. Central heating
  7. Electric kettle
  8. Satellite TV
  9. Desk
  10. Sitting area
  11. Telephone

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 14:00


Dunstaffnage Marina , PA37 1PX , Oban , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1631)567005 | Fax: +44(1631)571044

Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel The Wide Mouthed Frog

  • Is there a pool area at Hotel The Wide Mouthed Frog?

    No, Hotel The Wide Mouthed Frog doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Hotel The Wide Mouthed Frog?

    No, Hotel The Wide Mouthed Frog doesn’t allow pets.

  • Is parking available at Hotel The Wide Mouthed Frog?

    Yes, Hotel The Wide Mouthed Frog provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • Where is Hotel The Wide Mouthed Frog located?

    Hotel The Wide Mouthed Frog is located in Dunstaffnage Marina, PA37 1PX, Oban, United Kingdom.

  • Which popular attractions are close to Hotel The Wide Mouthed Frog?