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Royal Hotel

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Stokesley
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Plus points: Great location close to the harbour front in Oban, and value for money was excellent with breakfast thrown in for a few pence over £40 per night for my single room. It had everything I needed for a couple of nights. Staff were friendly and helpful. Recycle bins on each landing I thought was a good idea. Downside:...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 14 November 2016

stayed for one night with my wife to celebrate our anniversary. On arrival at this very old but very nice hotel with loads of charm we were booked in by a very friendly female member of staff who managed to give us an upgrade to a family room on the 5th floor. We took the lift to our floor and...

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Steven R, General Manager at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Hi James Thank you for your brilliant review. I am glad that you had such a memorable stay with us. I have passed your comments on to Jo at Reception and also to the Food and Beverage staff. I hope to see you all return again in the future and I am sure we can get you the same rooms...

Inverness
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Visited for one evening on Sunday 26th On arrival a warm welcome @ reception & were informed all we needed to know about our stay , we were in room 209 which was clean & tidy also the bathroom was well kept , coffee , teas , hairdryer all available the pillows were probably the most comfortable I've slept on...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booking was a hassle as it was a gift through Groupon I had paperwork confirming the booking but unfortunately there was a a ref number missing At that point I could not get a signal to confirm this number Very stroppy heavy made receptionist A good few sighs later we were booked in and later I got a signal and...

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edinburgh
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed for one night in the Royal and its obvious that Hotel needs money spent on it to give it a facelift. However ,having said that rooms and beds were clean and staff very polite n happy to help. The Royal is in a super location for getting about Oban and catching the ferry just across the road. Also a...

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Steven R, General Manager at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr and Mrs Beveridge Thank you for your recent review of the Royal Hotel. I am glad that you found the staff, food and cleanliness in good order. We have just finished a refurbishment program that comprised of 15 Bathrooms and Bedrooms & also our Lounge Bar Floor, with Blasta Restaurant to follow suit in 2 weeks. We have...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Brilliant traditional hotel. Faultless service. Fantastic food. Friendly and helpful staff. Good wifi. Perfect stay. Highly recommended. Yes the decor is old fashioned but who cares when everything else is SO good.

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Steven R, General Manager at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Trip Advisor Thank you for your lovely comments of your recent stay. I am delighted that you had such an enjoyable experience here at the Royal Hotel with us. I have passed your comments on to all of the team this morning. We look forward to your next visit with us here at the Royal Hotel. Kind Regards Steven...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Royal is very well located if you are overnighting before catching a ferry to the islands. The public areas are in need of refurbishment and that is happening but our room was completely modernised to high standard. With a hearty breakfast it was decent value.

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Steven R, General Manager at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Malcolm Thank you for your review of your recent stay here at the Royal Hotel. As stated in your review we are currently working on our public areas, with the Lounge Bar due to be finished in the next couple of days and we are commencing work on Blasta in the next couple of weeks, with it being scheduled...

Contin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was clean and had a beautiful view. The food was very good and the menu had lots of choices and you can eat in any restaurant. We found the staff were most helpful in every part of the hotel. Location was excellent. Will return for sure. The lady who took our booking was so professional and answered all questions,...

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Steven R, General Manager at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear June Thank you for your email. I appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your feedback. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. I have passed your comments on to the staff at the hotel. We look forward to your next stay with us here at the Royal. Kind Regards Steven Reffin General Manager

Stirling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at this hotel at the weekend which was very central loved the location. The staff were very nice and welcoming, the breakfast was was lovely plenty of it,but was disappointed with the room it was so small could hardly move around badly in need of a makeover and we're dirty marks on the top bed cover which was not...

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Steven R, General Manager at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Peggy Thank you for your review of your recent stay here at the Royal Hotel. We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your feedback and for your comments. They have been passed on to the team this morning. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are committed to upgrading our bedrooms and...

Scotland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Royal Hotel for 2 nights in March using an 'it is on deal' in a superior room with free wifi and dinner on the first night. Room was furnished to a very high standard and was extremely comfortable. The sloping floors reflected the age of the building and gave the room a quaint feeling. We ate...

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Steven R, General Manager at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kevin Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor and thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. I am delighted that you had such a lovely stay with us, I have passed on your positive comments to the staff today. They appreciate the positive review. We feel that Blasta offers a great selection...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Blasta
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Cuisines: British, Scottish
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Royal Hotel is located in the heart of Oban town on the western coast of Scotland. Enjoy the very best of Scottish hospitality at this 3-star hotel that first opened its doors in 1895. Rooms at this hotel feature television, tea/coffee makers, large windows and high ceilings, private bathrooms, complimentary toiletries, hairdryers, and climate control. The traditional decor is complemented by the tartan furnishings. There is Free WiFi in public areas, in Superior Rooms, or in all rooms if you book direct with the hotel. Porter, luggage storage and tours/ticket assistance services are provided and there is a very small car park to the rear of the hotel. The hotel’s 170-seater restaurant serves a great selection of Scottish cuisine that you can savour for breakfast, lunch, high tea and dinner. Relax in the bar and/or lounge over drinks and Scottish malts in the company of friends beside the open fire. Close to Royal Hotel are a handful of attractions including the iconic McCaig’s Tower, Oban Distillery, Glencruitten Golf Course, the House at Dunollie, and the Glorious Gardens of Argyll. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Hotel

Address: Argyll Square, Oban PA34 4BE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: RM309 - RM1,144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Royal Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 91
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“Ask for their special offers and you get value for money”
 of 5 bubbles junedow76, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Always go for a superior room with free wifi”
 of 5 bubbles Kevin000, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for upgraded room.”
 of 5 bubbles 49Honey2015, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“go for a re furbished room on the 5th floor”
 of 5 bubbles frac38, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“"Rooms at back small and noisey,not a very nice outlook."”
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