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The Port Royal Hotel

37 Marine Road, Port Bannatyne PA20 0LW, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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West Lothain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Went to Rothesay for New Year, The hotel was clean maid service great, we were three flights up so be prepared but had a great stay, There is a small bar downstairs and a bar in the first flight thats where the breakfast room and the dinning area is. The staff smiled all the time and the manager was friendly.... More 

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Ayrshire, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Stayed here while attending a BBQ at the marina. The owner welcomed us with a complimentary drink and told us all about his range of Russian beers and vodkas, did not get to eat in the restaurant, but some of our friends who did were extremely impressed. The baked breakfast is truly superb, and was way better than expected. Will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We stayed here for 2 nights and had a great weekend. We were welcomed by the owner and offered a drink on the house. He explained all about the ales and speciality vodkas. The bar is full of Russian artefacts and the has beautiful views of the sea and the yachts in the bay. Our room was small and basic... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

This hotel seems to polarise reviewers! We really enjoyed our stay. It's true that the bedrooms are fairly basic, but ours was perfectly adequate and very reasonably priced. People have moaned about having a separate entrance for the bedrooms, but it's quite clear from the website that this is how it's set up, and I can't see why it would... More 

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Isle of Bute
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

Disappointed in the bedroom, up the side street, not actually in the hotel. Smelt a bit damp. Breakfast not good, not much of a choice. Lady owner delightful, gentleman aloof, We stayed here before we moved to Bute.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Around Port Bannatyne yacht marina are ancient stone cottages, a golf course, and this little inn run by a Russian family. The views across the sea from the restaurant are fabulous. The guestrooms are small, simple and cosy. Not a place for those seeking a luxury hotel but it's the cheapest place on the Isle of Bute and great for... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

I've stayed twice. The family room is OK but the double I had the second time was frankly depressing. On the other hand, the russian breakfasts are far and away the best I've ever had in any hotel or B&B.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

My husband and I just back from a short break at this hotel. Our room was round the corner from hotel which you dont expect, in fact a separate building with its own door It was reminiscent of a dungeon and tiny. The double bed was tiny with awful mattress. The room was not terribly clean either. The one evening... More 

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2011

I am not accustomed to commenting on hotels, restaurants, etc that I have visited however I am compelled to do so on this occasion following my recent stay at the Port Royal Hotel (or Russian Tavern) from 28th September to 2nd of October 2011. Quite simply I enjoyed every aspect of my short stay at the hotel although the highlights... More 

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Ede
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2011

After a year finally back in The Port Royal, love this place! Great food and a large variety of drinks. Always a warm welcome from the owners, each year we visit the Isle of Bute and a stay in this hotel is one of our highlights. We also had the pleasure of meeting some local people ....and the next day..... More 

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