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Royal Hotel

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#9 of 13 Hotels in Oban
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 July 2016

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...

2Thank Sarah J
Brigg, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2016

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...

Thank Lorraine B
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2016 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...

Thank mandy13mcauley
Reviewed 20 July 2016 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.

1Thank vegard2310
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 18 July 2016 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...

Thank Alina F
Reviewed 14 July 2016 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...

Thank TheGlsgowAngel
Reviewed 13 July 2016

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....

Thank Steven L
Arbroath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 July 2016

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...

Thank Flisscat
Reviewed 9 July 2016

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...

Thank Christopher B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2016

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...

Thank rosieposie958

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Cuisines: British, Scottish
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Hotel

Address: Argyll Square, Oban PA34 4BE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: ₹ 7,655 - ₹ 17,387 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Royal Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 91
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“We were on the top floor which quiet other than slamming door!”
nigewend2016, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for harbour/sea view”
674Jen, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Book early to avoid disappointment if you want a sea front room.”
murrayofatholl, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“We only stayed in one room and this in the first time at this hotel so I cannot qualify a good tips”
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“Get down for breakfast before the coach parties.”
Cheeseyryder, 5 May 2017 | Read review
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