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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
    4 of 5 stars
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Perth
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here overnight on business for the second time, my previous visit having been in December 2013. Same good value at £26.50 for bed and breakfast. The small single room was comfortable and perfectly adequate with good ensuite bathroom. I did keep the curtains closed as the frosted glass bedroom window overlooked an ugly flat roof with various vents... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We made our one night booking along with two relatives because other family members had already booked to stay here at the same time, so we came with little thought about what we might find. We were delighted with our experience at this hotel. We were greeted by friendly, helpful and professional desk staff and the other members of staff... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wee overnight away just before Xmas and chose Oban and the royal hotel and very glad we did. We arrived early and it was very busy and room wasn't ready yet, but the staff were really nice and let us into the car park to leave the car and have a wander round without paying for parking.... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was another guest who was stormbound recently due to cancellations of ferry and plane services to Coll on several occasions. The manager Stevie, and every member of his staff, were excellent at all times. I had three different rooms during my 8 night unplanned prolonged stay and each one was comfortable, clean, warm, with lovely views. Reception staff were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After being storm bound in Oban due to our ferry not being able to dock at Coll then further cancelations of both ferry and air services, we had a prolonged stay at the Royal Hotel Oban.I would like to thank the management and staff for their kindness and wonderfull hospitality.Our rooms were warm and very accomadating, breakfast was very good... More 

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

Hi Shirley & Neil Thank you for your recent Tripadvisor review, we are all glad you finally managed to get home safe with the weather being so bad. I have passed your comments on to the team, especially the Kitchen staff about your stir fry. I look forward to seeing both of you on your next visit, fingers crossed your... More 

Kincardine, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say, hotel was superb! Booked via booking.com and went for the superior double with sea view. And that's what we got, our room was situated on the 5th floor over looking the water, and the ferry. The weather was stormy, windy and mix between hail sleet and snow.. The room was cold on arrival, but as soon... More 

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

Hi Pamela Thank you very much for taking the time to recently review us on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to read the positives of your review, and I have passed on a copy of your post to each department with our other recent reviews. Room 506 is the most unique room in the whole hotel and we have been receiving... More 

Stirling
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is in a prime location beside the harbour, shops restaurants, parking is very limited. The staff are very friendly and very helpful, and food is excellent, a Great Scottish Breakfast and evening meals could not be faulted. Entertainment on the weekends and usually themed.

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

Hi Paul Thank you for taking the time to review the Royal Hotel on Tripadvisor. I appreciate your kind comments an I have printed them out and handed them to each department. I am especially grateful for you mentioning the staff, they are the real asset to the Hotel and work very hard to deliver a high and consistent standard.... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was spot on here very tasty good service as well . The only negative i would say is the rooms could do with a update but the price reflects this . This is still a great place to stay perfectly located .

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

Hi Michael Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted that you enjoyed the food and that the service was of a high standard. We here at Strathmore Hotels are committed to a program of refurbishing our rooms on a rolling basis. I agree that some of the rooms are requiring work done, we are currently in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just spent 3 nights at royal hotel and I feel I have to say What a friendly place to stay from the moment that we arrived at reception we felt most welcome, Chatting to the bar staff chatting to the chambermaids, its just a friendly place to stay, having stayed at the royal before the food has also gone up... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traveled to Oban on Hogmany for the Hogmany Party at the Royal Hotel. Dinner was ok but the night to follow was the best we've had in many a year. Ceilidh band, piper, highland dancer all very Scottish and what I remember the New Year was all about. The hotel's hospitality before the Bells' and after was second to none.... More 

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Additional Information about Royal Hotel

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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