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Station Road, Elgin IV30 1QW, Scotland
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Royal Hotel
Ranked #1 of 7 hotels in Elgin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent weekend stay,food is 100% ,staff very very helpful and efficient,dining room is spotless,as are bedrooms,the annexe is perfect,noiseless and peaceful,shower and bathroom spotless,a perfect weekend and Thankyou.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Staying near Elgin for a week and decided to celebrate my birthday by having a meal out. We chose the Royal and I'm so glad we did, first class service and the food was delightful. (compliments to the Chef) So well presented and one of the best steaks I've had for a while, Prices good too!! Certainly be back if... More

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Gainesville, Florida
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75 reviews 75 reviews
13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I need to preface this review by saying that this is the first hotel we stayed at in the highlands. They claim it was the former residence of a whiskey baron. The area is fairly rural and so there are not many options. There are no chains in the area, all hotels and b&b;s are privately owned. We were there... More

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Dumfries Scotland
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9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We have just had a great weekend at this hotel .very handy for the station & the food is very very good .The staff also are very helpful Will definitely stay here agin next time we are in Elgin keep up the good work

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Staff very friendly and polite .. very calming and relaxing atmosphere after hard long day at work .. Annex room was clean, tidy and well presented .. meals were first class and especially enjoyed the delicious Cullen Skink and venison from the menu .. Easy walking distance to any local bars, hotels and restaurants .. good relaxing stay and will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Booked into hotel from 23-26 May. On arrival reception staff were first class and we were quickly shown to our room which was excellent. All we needed for our stay. Booked dinner in restaurant on the Saturday night and at just over £60 for three was great value for money. Highlight was the deconstructed cheesecake which would not have been... More

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Moray, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Had a really lovely meal at the Royal last night. The food was excellent, portion size just right and all presented beautifully. Clean plates all round. The staff are really friendly and efficient . We will definitely be back.

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9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Had a lovely meal here last weekend. We were seated at the large round table by the window so there was plenty room for the 5 of us.The food was superb & lovely presented. Highly recommend this little gem as Elgin has very few good eateries. Lovely clean modern dining room & lovely staff.

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Organised an outing for 13 people to have a meal at the Royal Hotel. The staff and owner were excellent with their assistance in helping to ensure the night went well. All the meals were very well presented, delicious and a good plate full. All who attended were full of praise for the meal and service and are keen to... More

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Dufftown, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Popped in for lunch having past the hotel for yrs finally went in and was not disappointed . Staff were very friendly and helpful, and the food was delicious , so much so booked a table for evening in few days so hoping it will be just as good .

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Address: Station Road, Elgin IV30 1QW, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Moray > Elgin
Also Known As:
Royal Hotel Elgin, Moray

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This small family run hotel was built by a whiskey baron as a private residence and dates back to the middle of the last century. Ideally situated for the Speyside whiskey trail, golfing, the Speyside way, fishing and we are a few minutes walk to Elgin's town centre. ... more   less 
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