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Greater Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Royal Hotel in Oban for two nights in May 2016. The location was fantastic, right in the middle of town, short walk to the ferry terminal (we took the ferry across to Mull). Parking is dire but the staff did what they could to help us, even directing us to where we could double-park if they... More 

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Brigg, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not the happiest stay to say but the least. I traveled with a large party of older people on a coach trip. We were a little late arriving and had missed our “slot” for dinner so had to wait an hour before we could eat. Our party was accommodated on four large tables, set out almost like a canteen at... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a last minute booking, literally, we got on the train then booked this hotel, granted it was busy summer season but the room we ended up with was so depressing, it looked onto a wall, now this was not the depressing bit it was the dirt on the window. I understand I am not going to get a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an old hotel, without wifi in the room (you can pay 5£ for a poor wifi), no parking, and it's really dirty. it's a lot of dust, and it seems like the windows have never been cleaned. it smells of dust, and there are carpets, witch i assume is never vacuumed.

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is old and has fallen into a bit of disrepair so it is now quaint and quirky (watch the uneven step on level 2). Of course rooms are private and everything was tidy, but by making use of the space you end up with odd room shapes and bathroom sizes. All works though. Location is right in the... More 

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Glasgow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location & free parking was an important factor of booking this hotel for me. Can see the hotel is "tired" & in need of some updating but repairs to keep things going until that is done are fair. Room was hot but slept with both windows open & dealt with traffic noise. Staff friendly, helpful & have good sense... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited the royal hotel in the last week, I arrived at the rear entrance of the hotel where I was informed via telecom device that there was no parking available after booking this hotel for the parking...! The hotel staff were very good as was the room and service, and I would stay here again in te future.... More 

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Arbroath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have used Strathmore hotels for a number of years now. This was our first visit to Royal Hotel in Oban. The chain have spent a lot of money and time upgrading this hotel and I commend them for that. Our room 211 was spotless and had had a complete refurbishment so it is impossible to fault. Our evening meals... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a single room for b and b at 5 days notice for a business trip. Understaffed reception, waited almost 15 minuites to check in. Place smelt of boiled cabbage !! Single room about the size of a prison cell, with rather a grubby bathroom. The whole hotel looked tired and depressing with a cooking smell everywhere. Breakfast was a... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the Royal Hotel for two nights, and had a very comfortable stay. We were greeted warmly on arrival, and only had a short wait for the room to be ready. We stayed in room 406, a twin room overlooking the harbour, which was clean and comfortable. The only drawback with the room was the lack of wi-fi... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
The Royal Hotel Restaurant
The Royal Hotel Restaurant
Cuisines: British, Scottish
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about Royal Hotel

Address: Argyll Square, Oban PA34 4BE, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: $92 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 91
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