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Royal Hotel

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Royal Hotel is located in the heart of Oban town on the western coast of Scotland. Enjoy the very best of Scottish hospitality at this 3-star hotel that first opened its doors in 1895. Rooms at this hotel feature television, tea/coffee makers, large windows and high ceilings, private bathrooms, complimentary toiletries, hairdryers, and climate control. The traditional decor is complemented by the tartan furnishings. There is Free WiFi in public areas, in Superior Rooms, or in all rooms if you book direct with the hotel. Porter, luggage storage and tours/ticket assistance services are provided and there is a very small car park to the rear of the hotel. The hotel’s 170-seater restaurant serves a great selection of Scottish cuisine that you can savour for breakfast, lunch, high tea and dinner. Relax in the bar and/or lounge over drinks and Scottish malts in the company of friends beside the open fire. Close to Royal Hotel are a handful of attractions including the iconic McCaig’s Tower, Oban Distillery, Glencruitten Golf Course, the House at Dunollie, and the Glorious Gardens of Argyll.
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Property amenities
Free Internet
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Paid Internet
Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Accessible rooms
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Centrally Located
Historic Hotel
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Special Price:10% off room rate
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
63Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
16Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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All reviews lounge bar ferry terminal single room buffet style bar meals night porter centre of town bit dated top floor limited parking stayed for one night enjoyable stay bed and breakfast short break porridge piper harbour
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stayed at the Royal for one night on 9th December. I booked direct with the hotel reserving a double and triple room both with breakfast. The cost of the rooms were £55 and £87 respectively. The hotel is large with 5 floors. It is clearly...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Second visit to Royal and excellent stay, check in quick and very freindly, given room 209 and honestly didn't realise the hotel had rooms like this, massive, spotless, terrific layout and again bathroom you could fit another bed into. On entering room was roasting, it...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Response from John H, Manager at Royal HotelResponded July 14, 2018

Dear Derek. Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us here at the Royal Hotel. I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Royal hotel. As its a very old building and normally in Scotland we don't...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wee smooches first trip wasn’t as bad as big smooch anticipated. Oban is basically a poor mans Stirling. It has shops and some nice local landmarks with good transport links but it’s still Oban!! Having travelled around the west coast lots in the past for...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from ROYAL1895, General Manager at Royal HotelResponded 5 days ago

Dear The Smoochers. I would like to thank you for taking the time to leave your lovely feedback on your recent stay with us at The Royal Hotel. Its great to hear that you guys had a good stay and that you enjoyed the music...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great weekend, room was excellent bed so comfy. Nice friendly atmosphere. Food was superb and staff polite and helpful. Good size function suite and well decorated for wedding. Lift to all floors and car parking. Would highly recommendMore

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from John H, General Manager at Royal HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sir/Madam. Thank you very much for leaving your lovely feedback on your recent stay with us at The Royal Hotel. Its great to hear that you enjoyed your weekend away with us. I will pass the comments on to our staff as its always...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I last stayed here nearly 5 years ago and loved it then, I’d go as far as to say it’s even better now. Staff excellent, good value for money and clear signs of investment in rooms and public areas. Hopefully not another 5 years before...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from John H, General Manager at Royal HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sir/Madam. Thank you very much for leaving the lovely feedback on your recent stay with us at The Royal Hotel. I'm delighted to hear that you had a great time with us during your stay. I will pass the lovely comments onto the staff....More

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October 30, 2018|
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Response from ROYAL1895 | Property representative |
Yes, We have a lift that goes to all floors.
September 26, 2018|
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very good both continental and full scottish buffet style also kippers at an extra charge of £3.
Room Tips
"Our room was on 4th floor and was small and dark."
Oct 22, 2018
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"A room away from the pub."
Sep 29, 2018
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"Does allow pets but a charge"
Sep 9, 2018
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"Rooms to the front offer beautiful views over Oban bay."
Aug 28, 2018
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$69 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
royal hotel oban
United KingdomScotlandOban
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