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Royal Hotel

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#8 of 13 Hotels in Oban
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic hotel ideally situated close to ferry port. Excellent food and plenty to choose from. Breakfast was buffet style which was well stocked and piping hot. Evening meal was superb. 1 night was included in deal but food was so good we stayed in and paid for another dinner the next night. (£20pp for 3 courses including free tea/ coffee...

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

Dear Tripadvisor Thank you for your lovely comments of your recent stay. I am delighted that you had such an enjoyable experience here at the Royal Hotel with us. I have passed your comments on to all of the team this morning, especially the Kitchen. We look forward to your next visit with us here at the Royal Hotel. Kind...

East Kilbride, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a two night stay in a "superior" room, it was neat and tidy with the amenities you would expect. It was on the small side but more than adequate. It had been cleaned cleaned to a high standard. The bed and bedding were first class, TV worked well with a good range of viewing options. Unfortunately it was on...

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

Dear Tripadvisor Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay with us here at the Royal Hotel. It is nice to regarding your glowing feedback about the aspects of your stay. Basil is a great entertainer and goes down a storm, it is still early in the season and sometimes the Bar can be quieter midweek, especially if a...

Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very comfortable rooms and excellent food, well managed hotel with friendly staff, ideally located in centre of Oban. I've stayed here many times over the past 20 years, after a long absence it was good to return and see the many improvements that have been made, hopefully I'll return for another visit soon.

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

Dear Tripadvisor Thank you for your lovely comments of your recent stay. I am delighted that you had such an enjoyable experience here at the Royal Hotel with us. I have passed your comments on to all of the team this morning. We look forward to your next visit with us here at the Royal Hotel. Kind Regards Steven Reffin...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just back from another 2 night stay at the Royal Hotel. We had a lovely, cosy room which has recently been refurbished, overlooking the front of the hotel. Breakfast each morning was plentiful & the staff were lovely. The hotel is situated within walking distance of everything Oban has to offer. Plenty shops, bars & coffee shops to choose from....

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

Dear Jude Thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay. I am delighted that you had such a nice time here at the Royal. When you are coming back email me at royalobanmanager@strathmorehotels.com and I will book your table for you in Blasta. That is us now fully refurbished in Blasta and plan on being open 7 days...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Will be great when whole hotel renovated...... our room was done and was totally adequate for a few days away....... great deal on itison xxxx fab brecky x the seal viewing boat trip was great too, all bats were very cheap compared to other parts of Scotland x

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

Hi Hazel Thank you for your lovely comments of your recent stay. I am delighted that you had such an enjoyable experience here at the Royal Hotel with us. I have passed your comments on to all of the team this morning. We look forward to your next visit with us here at the Royal Hotel. Kind Regards Steven Reffin...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms have been refurbished and have a lovely ensuite bathroom. Warm, comfortable with good linen and a sofa in a classic room. Service from staff was superb. Sadly the lounge bar was very brightly lit and Uninviting.

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

Thank you for your lovely comments of your recent stay. I am delighted that you had such an enjoyable experience here at the Royal Hotel with us. I have passed your comments on to all of the team this morning. We look forward to your next visit with us here at the Royal Hotel. Kind Regards Steven Reffin General Manager

Kilsyth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friendly and informative welcome. comfortable room with a newly refurbished en-suite. Great food buffet style breakfast with a great selection of cooked and continental style food. Dinner was really nice. in a relaxed atmosphere.

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

Dear Tripadvisor Thank you for your lovely comments of your recent stay. I am delighted that you had such an enjoyable experience here at the Royal Hotel with us. I have passed your comments on to all of the team this morning. We look forward to your next visit with us here at the Royal Hotel. Kind Regards Steven Reffin...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just returned from a two night stay. On arrival we had some issues with our booking which was slightly embarrassing as it had been bought at a charity auction. This problem was swiftly corrected by the receptionist. We stayed in room 309 which I presume has not long been upgraded, the room was very modern and clean with...

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

Hi Andrew Thank you for your lovely comments of your recent stay. Apologies about the confusion regarding the booking, hopefully this was rectified quickly. We have just completed our refurbishment of Blasta today, to reopen tonight. We were running down the previous menu during your stay, so a couple of items were limited stock wise. I am glad that you...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been going to Oban for over 30 odd years now but this is the first time I've stayed in the Royal - I can't recommend it highly enough to be honest and will definitely return. Reception staff were so welcoming and friendly, nothing was any trouble. The food was excellent - breakfast choice was fantastic, I can't understand some...

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

Dear Louise Thank you for your lovely comments of your recent stay. I am delighted that you had such an enjoyable experience here at the Royal Hotel with us. I have passed your comments on to all of the team this morning. We look forward to your next visit with us here at the Royal Hotel. Kind Regards Steven Reffin...

Kilwinning, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

recently visited this hotel, all staff were very friendly and polite,we stayed in an executive room which had amazing views over the bay. room was well presented with a really comfy bed and excellent shower. the breakfast was first class with a wide choice on offer we will definitely stay here again when back in oban

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

Dear William Thank you for your lovely comments of your recent stay. I am delighted that you had such an enjoyable experience here at the Royal Hotel with us. I have passed your comments on to all of the team this morning. We look forward to your next visit with us here at the Royal Hotel. Kind Regards Steven Reffin...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Blasta
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Cuisines: British, Scottish
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Banquet Room
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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: $139 - $362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Royal Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 91
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“Although this hotel is in the centre of Oban, I found it to be very quiet”
715Sheila, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“executive rooms on fifth floor have the best views over harbour”
williamm313, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for their special offers and you get value for money”
junedow76, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Always go for a superior room with free wifi”
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“Ask for upgraded room.”
49Honey2015, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
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