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Royal Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Argyll Square, Oban PA34 4BE, Scotland
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Ranked #12 of 13 Hotels in Oban
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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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Church Stretton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room was very cramped and looked very tired. The television was very old along with the mattresses on the beds. The bathroom had black mould around some of the bath edging and paint missing from the shelf over the sink. Breakfast was un-inspiring, with the cooked food being tasteless, probably because they use inexpensive food. The scrambled egg was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After reading reviews (after booking!) it was with a little bit of concern I checked in to the Royal. It was a lovely surprise to find I had worried for nothing. The room had a wonderful sea view and was very comfortable and very clean. The breakfast was of a high standard and the staff pleasant and helpful. I had... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just returned from a 5 night stay at the Royal, while working away in Oban. On arrival we were allocated a room on 4th floor (410). After seeing the room we asked reception if we could move to a bigger room on a lower floor & was told that they could change our room, but we would have to move... More

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

It might have been royal, but not for a good few years. Very tired and in desperate need of a refurb. Room very small and dingy with a very small bathroom. Also had a function on so very very loud music until 12.30am - not ideal as wanted an early night. Should have been warned about this.

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Broadford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading the reviews, We were anxious about our upcoming stay at The Royal Hotel in Oban. Upon arrival, the staff was very welcoming and accommodating. Yes, the elevator is TINY, and the floors creak...but the building is over 100 years old! We loved the charm and architectural details of the historic building. Our rooms were small, but very clean.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This low end hotel had a low end London price to match the low end London quality. The girl at reception was very helpful and very friendly. That is the nicest thing I can say about the place. It's tired - every door frame to every room on every floor is badly damaged by the laundry bucket that is left... More

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

Hi There Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback about your recent stay. I would like some more information about your stay, dates, room number and any other points you wish to contribute. I would ask that you email me direct on royalobanmanager@strathmorehotels.com so that I can look in to this in more detail and... More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 2 days breakfast was very good, But early mornings were disturbed at 05:45 by the tannoy from the ferry boat in the harbour, giving instructions to the crew of the ferry. Apart from this the and the slow service waiting for the pot of tea and toast.

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New Scone, Scotland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been going now for three years and have booked for next year.The food is good (except Monday lamb was tough ). The staff are really nice and helpful. Room clean and tidy.very central for the ferry and shops

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Nethy Bridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overnight in twin room with en suite prior to CalMac sailing to Coll. We arrived late in day at about 10.30pm. Staff in evening and next morning were extraordinarily helpful and were enthusiastic to make sure that we had our cooked breakfast before we left and even offered carry out box when we were short of time. Everything functioned well... More

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

Dear Tripadvisor Thank you for taking the time in reviewing your recent stay at the Royal Hotel. I am glad that you had a pleasant experience during your visit, I am very happy to see that the staff have made you feel welcome, and that they were willing to go the extra mile. Its always good to see that old... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying for 2 nights and I was welcomed very well the room was perfect and its in a very good location as I work in a hotel myself I would definatly return one very happy customer :) :) :) :) :) 5 stars

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Address: Argyll Square, Oban PA34 4BE, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 91
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