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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 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a great couple of days and was lucky with the weather which helped. Hotel ideally situated in town centre parking is limited in hotel car park but parking close by or on street opposite. Hotel staff just brilliant very helpful and friendly. Room was good, a bit old but comfortable and clean. We were on 4th floor and people... More

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Glasgow, Scotland UK
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have just returned from a 2 night stay at the Royal. Was dubious about how the stay would be having read the reviews, but found it to be very comfortable! Our two rooms were nicely decorated, the beds comfortable and the shower super! The location of the hotel is central and very convenient. Breakfast was enjoyable, despite being incredibly busy.... More

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Milton Freewater, Oregon
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the night here as one of the stops on our 2 week tour with 40 other travelers. The rooms were in need of updating but we didn't mind. Reading the reviews before we left home, I was afraid of what we might find. We were just fine! The staff was accommodating, the breakfast was very good. We'd stay... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed at the Royal Hotel, Oban for a five-day break. Just one small lift in a large hotel. Our luggage was left in the foyer although we were told it would be brought up to our room. I had to go down and then trudge back up the stairs with two suitcases! I am registered as... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately after having ate at various establishments we found ourselves challenged for a place to sit down for a relaxing meal without being to formal. On the night in question when we visited and ate when we ordered our meals it took a considerable amount of time to arrive which if freshly cooked would be acceptable but we were deeply... More

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Church Stretton, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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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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