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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 yesterday
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in room 301. It is tiny and dismal. Gloomy with dark decor and very little natural light and dim room lighting so you can barely brighten it enough to read.. By contrast the bathroom is bright and modern so I shifted a chair in there. The pillows were hard and uncomfortable. Also why is the Wi-Fi restricted to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The rooms are tired - like I was after a poor nights sleep. Furniture and decorations in room are dated, bed uncomfortable, noisy from floor above and late night drunks outside. Has had little maintenance/investment but as long as the coach parties keep on coming, hey why spend money it's only tourists spending their hard earned money. Such a shame... More

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a but weary about staying here after reading some of the reviews. Although the rooms are a bit dated, they are clean, bed was comfortable, shower was warm and we had a great nights sleep. Buffet breakfast was fantastic with lovely staff. We also had a meal here at a great price, with free wifi in the lounge. Great... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My Dad and I stayed here for a night after making a last minute decision to go to Oban. The staff was very friendly and helped us to figure out our train route. It is close to the train/ferry station which is good if you're on foot. Our room was great and the food downstairs wasn't bad. And free wi-fi... More

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Fife, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We won't be back at this hotel it needs an overhaul ,it's old fashioned needs a refresh of paint Staff were nice so was breakfast but we look for more for the price they charge Heard some one complaining about there room Pity we hadn't looked at review before we booked

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in the Royal as my friend was having her wedding reception there. The staff were really friendly and helpful. I had a room on the top floor which had a nice view and big windows you can open. The room had everything you would need, good size, clean and had a lovely modern shower. The food at the... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stay in Oban several times a year and always enjoys my nights at the Royal. As someone who travels on business it ticks all the boxes for me. I have always found the staff to be very friendly and helpful. The real bonus is the hotel is accessable 24 hrs a day and im able to have a continental... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were recently married and had our reception and evening dance at the hotel. From the moment we began planning our wedding to the last dance it was faultless. The staff were just amazing, nothing was a problem for them, all very attentive to our needs. They made our day and took away any worries we had of organising a... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a dump. At over 160.00 dollars.. Not only are the rooms a closet size, toilets dirty, mold on ceiling , bath ceiling fixtures falling from out , towels smell, no internet service, no parking....this is a rip off tourist trap. Unless you are desperate and forgot to book in advance, do not go here. Forgot, beds are hard... More

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

Dear Tripadvisor & American Express Detective I have read your review that you have recently posted with great interest, especially after reading your Comment Card that was also left at Reception for my perusal. I am sorry that you did not enjoy your stay here at the hotel, but I would like to correct a few opinions made regarding your... 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*
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