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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my parents, who know the owners, Gregor and Michelle and have had the Sunday carvery lunch before. Three courses for £13.95 is an astonishing price for great food and plenty of it. Two choices of soup, two cold starters followed by brisket of beef, turkey and gammon then two choices of dessert - Apple and Bailey's Sundae... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been here a few times, always a good feed and I enjoy the Punk IPA on draught. Certainly recommended for family visits and as a couple too. A good mixture of locals, families and tourists are usually visiting.

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Thank Adam G
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is my local so it's a bit biased but the staff are friendly and willing to help. They go out their way for tourists and you can't get a better location for visiting Stonehaven. Craft and regular beers available and they make a fine cup of coffee. The food is good and the restaurant is always busy.

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Thank Craig J
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

travelling north last week we had stopped in laurencekirk looking for something to eat but the town was closed (well it looked that way) so onwards we went until we found the next option - Stonehaven. parked up in the town square and a slick would have it the first place we saw was No.44. Menu looked fine so we... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely stay here with our small child. Several things that stood out... -All the staff were very helpful and friendly -The full Scottish breakfast was excellent with plenty of other things to choose from if you fancy something lighter. -Our room was kept spotlessly clean -Great central location in the town and 1 minute away from the... More 

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Thank Kaks45
Fife
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Reviewed 15 May 2016

Stayed for the weekend, had to ask for hairdryer as there wasn't one in the room, only a small hand held mirror in bedroom. Went down for breakfast both mornings at 8.45, young guy on his own who didn't seem to notice that there was no clean tables, no fruit salad, no orange juice, and no brown bread. We had... More 

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Darwen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here one night last week as a business trip was extended and I had been invited for a meal in Stonehaven by a colleague. The Royal Hotel/Bar 44 recommended as it was in the centre of town, no car park but large public car park in the Market Square, £5 if studying over 3 hours but machine didn't give... More 

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Reviewed 29 April 2016

Stayed here before a couple of years ago, so was looking foward to staying again. Good bits: new reception area installed. Service is excellent, really friendly. Rooms are quiet - good night's sleep (Room 21). Now got full size mirror in room. Warm (radiator AND room heater!). Not so good bits: Rooms a bit frayed now - light bulbs missing,... More 

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Penicuik, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Full marks for the staff at this busy hotel, trying to get it modernised as a boutique hotel (well, that's what I think). The rooms are small (we had no.12) but comfy and the bathroom was fine. Everything was clean but our furniture was a bit scruffy - but no big deal. We had a splendid view of the bay... More 

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Thank Alastair H
Prestwick, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

Working late in town, stayed here. Very comfortable room, wifi etc. very new bathroom and comfy beds. Restaurant was pleasant surroundings for a very good breakfast, try the haggis, and check out was seemless

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whether it's a trip for business or pleasure, a warm welcome awaits you at this family run hotel. The Royal Hotel is located in the heart of the seaside town of Stonehaven, 15 minutes south of Aberdeen. With eighteen en-suite rooms available, it is the largest hotel in the Town, as well as being conveniently located in the town centre, the rear of the hotel is on the beach front and half of the rooms enjoy a sea view. Each room has a flat screen TV and tea & coffee making facilities as standard and also included in the room rate is a freshly cooked Scottish breakfast. The hotel has a well stocked bar with a cosy dining area which serves traditional pub food all day along with an ala carte alternative in the evening. The hotel is also a popular daytime venue for coffee and snacks due to its central location and is very popular with families. If you are going out and about nearby we have Dunnottar Castle, Story book glen and Aberdeen's world famous Winter Gardens along with numerous running and biking routes for the fit. If you like to head into the hills we are within easy reach of the Cairngorm National Park. The choice of golf courses are endless, we are also situated on the North East coastal trail which runs for 150 miles, with cliffs, coves beaches and bays making the location ideal when taking a walking, cycling, touring or golfing holiday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Hotel

Address: 44 Allardice Street, Stonehaven AB39 2BU, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Stonehaven
Price Range: RM307 - RM445 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Hotel is not beach facing, only some of the rooms have a seaview - you need to ask. Corridor end rooms are quietest.”
 of 5 bubbles leemichaeld, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
“rooms 11 and 12 certainly have sea views”
 of 5 bubbles AlastairH405, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“If you have the windows open, seafront rooms will be subject to noise from local 'wildlife' later in the evening, around closing time”
 of 5 bubbles potteringaround2015, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Parking is at a premium til after five”
 of 5 bubbles craigd349, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
“ask for a seaview.”
 of 5 bubbles splodgeIreland, 17 Nov 2015 | Read review
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