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Royal Hotel

Argyll Square, Oban PA34 4BE, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location of this hotel was great. The room itself was a bit dingy, but its so affordable that you can't really complain. While I had one staff member that I wasn't a big fan of, I did have the pleasure of meeting another staff member who was very helpful and friendly. So, I think they netted out right in... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at the Royal one night and found it to be comfortable enough, clean enough and very conveniently placed. The pros: A lift Handy to the town centre Reasonably priced bar Good restaurant food Friendly, helpful staff (although their ferry info is a bit out of date) Cons: Limited parking, had to park on the street No wifi in... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in the Royal Hotel in Oban recently (August 2015). Much of the decor is dated but you get what you pay for ! The Royal was clean, and the staff were nice. In general the Royal was good value. I had a problem with my room - it was far too hot - and I was provided with... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel from outside. I had twin room 510.Very cramped if 2people but for just myself was okay.Furniture ,bed spreads old fashioned.Bathroom modern but on arrival I found a hair and a used bar of soap yuck.Walls covered in dust. Very poor wifi only on ground floor in this day and age should be in the bedrooms.Bed was so uncomfortable... More 

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel needs smartening up. Hotel room was small but the view was outstanding. The location was good, near the station and ferry. The staff were friendly and helpful in the usual Scottish way. My final comment is I would have been happy if the hotel had charged 30%less.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely historic hotel...from a distance. Our room had mould on the walls, rotten window frames, broken luggage racks and rather tired furniture. Breakfast was OK. With some investment and imagination this could be a top notch hotel but as it is stands, it represents poor value for money and a game of pot luck to see if you get one... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Royal Hotel has a lovely location in Oban. It's close to the ferry if you want to take a trip over to one of the Isles. It's easily accessible to shops, pubs, coffee shops, the Oban Distillery and other points of interest. We stayed in two different rooms due to a slight mix-up with our reservation (not the hotel's... More 

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Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is clean, tidy and all the staff we met were pleasant and extremely helpful. Our room (305) was also clean, tidy and the bathroom looked as if it had just been refurbished. We had our evening meal in the Blasta Restaurant, the comfortable surroundings and excellent meal made for a great overnight visit. The buffet breakfast catered for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for one night during a tour of Scotland. The hotel was ideally located in Oban and had its own free (though small) car park. It is ok as a budget hotel as the room rates are low, but our room and the dining room were in need of some renovation. Both looked tired and out of date.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just came home this morning , from room 217 at the royal , room was far to warm , the worst view ever , and the worst was no sleep as staff working in kitchen made such a noise from early hours , left feeling very tired and ruined our break away , I hate leaving a bad review but... More 

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