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Royal Hotel

3.0 of 5 Argyll Square, Oban PA34 4BE, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars NEW

Had booked this hotel as friends had stayed there before. Parking is behind hotel and a very short walk to reception, the parking is a bit tight and drab but managed to just get a space and no more! Hotel welcome was friendly and as there were a few others checking in at the same time, took a while, but... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived here late around 9 pm from wales and booked in. We were happy with the room, literally dropped our bags off and went for a meal. When we arrived back at 11 pm I got into bed to find the mattress was completely worn down to the springs. I was lay on the base of the divan. Normally... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice hotel for the price I paid. Had everything you need except wifi in rooms. Plenty little extras like shortbread and toiletries. Mix up when I booked in as booking.com had sent two separate bookings. Quickly sorted out by hotel staff. My TV was old style and could only get a couple of channels. Reported this to reception and when... More 

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again had a lovely weekend in Oban at "The Royal". Staff are very helpful and friendly. We sampled their new restaurant on Saturday night and the food was delicious. We would recommend you try it.

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

Hi Margaret & Ricky Thank you for your review regarding your stay last weekend, as always it is a pleasure to see you both. I am glad that you enjoyed 'Blasta' even though it is still in its early stages, we are receiving great reviews so far. I will pass on your lovely comments to the staff and we look... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the minute we arrived until we left the staff at this hotel made us very welcome. The buffet style breakfast was really tasty and loads to choose from and the staff were always on hand with tea, coffee and toast. We had a meal in the lounge one night, it was freshly cooked and great value for money. Our... More 

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

Dear Tripadvisor Thank you for you review about your experiences here at the Royal Hotel. I am glad that you had a great stay, it is extremely satisfying to read your comments regarding the Staff, Food and Cleanliness. These are the 3 keys areas that are worked on, on a daily basis. I have printed out a copy of your... More 

Glasgow
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Royal doesn't have bank breaking room rates, so you know that it won't be 5 star elegance inside the stately facade. It's comfortable with all the facillities needed for a good break; and handy for the centre of town. I think the only other thing on my wish list would be wi-fi in the rooms; but they do have... More 

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

Dear Tripadvisor Thank you for your review of your recent stay here at the Royal Hotel. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay here at the hotel. I have passed your comments on to our Restaurant and Kitchen Staff, to ensure that the last guest receives the same choice of buffet as the first at Breakfast. I have found... More 

Stirlingshire, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

my wife & i stayed for a few nights its a nice hotel just off the water front with shops & plenty of eateries near by ,the staff were very lovely & helpful & friendly , we had 1 problem with the heating in room but the staff rectified the problem very quickly , we would gladly go back to... More 

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

Hi Thomas Thank you for your review of your stay on the Weekend of the 15th of February. Thank you for your lovely comments about the Food and Staff, I will make sure that I pass your feedback on to them. We appreciate the understanding shown by you, the Royal is over 120 years old, and you do get comments... More 

Forfar, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had read a lot of reviews before we went and was not sure what to expect. We checked in quite late due to train times and although we had asked for a room with a sea view we had one overlooking the kitchens, but we were probably one of the last guests checking in so they had probably allocated... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a "valentine" break we had booked online. Arrived on Saturday afternoon to be met with a crowded foyer and clearly hotel was busy and fully booked. We soon gathered that most people were there for one purpose and we had good fun trying to work out who they were. I was nearest I thought the National Farmers Union... More 

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East Kilbride, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

That time of year again when my wife an I go away for a short break to celebrate her birthday. This year we chose Oban and as usual bought one of these internet short stay deals. The Hotel is located in the centre of Oban town, with if you are fortunate views over th bay. We were on the 5th... More 

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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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