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Glasgow
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed for two nights in a Superior room 505 on the fifth floor. Bathroom had been renovated it was ok, bedroom was very small ok for short stay but not much room to move. Good sea view as asked for. The building is a bit on the tired side chairs/carpets in dining room need a revamp that might still be...

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Thank GlasgowAnne
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Quaint bit oldie fashioned. Very clean. Nice staff. Very good food. In the process of being updated which did not affect us in any way. Situated near train and bus station. Very small hotel car park. Quiet at night. Cosy room.

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Erskine, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well situated in centre of town, impossible to get into hotel car park at rear too small, parking is quite difficult so bear that in mind. The hotel is being "revamped", check-in was eventually sorted out, we had booked 2 sea view superior rooms one was on the fourth floor and one on the fifth floor, both these rooms were...

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Oban, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

at 6.30pm on the 4th february we was looking for a place to eat so we thought we would fancy the royal hotel for dinner.just be fore the show upstairs i had scampi andchips. and veg and my friend had fish and chips and peas whilch was excellent. but when we asked the waiter if we could have 2 lemon...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is well situated and is in the process of being upgraded, well the rooms are. Our room, 506 was very nice with a clearly recently upgraded bathroom. The bed could have been bigger but lovely views. The dinner in the first floor restaurant was OK but the the mains were poor. Felt like they were done on the...

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Thank MarkScott9
Steven R, General Manager at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Mark Thank you for your review of your recent stay. Room 506 is a lovely featured room with beautiful views over the bay to the islands and beyond on a clear day. I have your booking details, so I will have a look at the menu that was on that night to look at your feedback clearer. I am...

Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very old hotel in need of some updating. Room are small and walls are thin so you can hear everything from the adjoining rooms. Clean with all the amenities. In heart of town and walking distance good bar and restaurants. The hotel's bar and restaurants are of a good standard and price. Reception staff were friendly and helpful but parking...

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

Dear Trip Advisor Thank you for your review regarding your recent stay. We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are currently in the process of our latest refurbishment program in the hotel. We are committed to reinvesting and improving the whole hotel and are now well on in the process. I am confident the...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great night here on 02/02/17, the hotel is being refurbished at the moment and we got room 309 which had just been finished.The room was very spacious and tastefully decorated and the bed was very comfortable with very good pillows and bedding.The food was absolutely fantastic and so was the staff who were very polite and attentive....

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

Dear Tripadvisor Many thanks for the review of your recent stay with us here at the Royal Hotel. I am delighted that you had such an enjoyable and memorable stay. I appreciate you taking the time to provide us with such a glowing review. I have passed on your comments on to the staff and they send their thanks. Our...

Renfrewshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked an overnight stay with some friends. Hotel in great central location. Rooms we stayed in needed modernisation but clean and comfortable and hotel currently undergoing refurbishment programme. We had evening meal in the hotel which was delicious and good value. We had breakfast included and good choice to suit all our requirements. Staff were all very friendly and helpful...

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Thank PaisleyBuddy16
Steven R, General Manager at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Trip Advisor Thank you for your review of your recent stay here at the Royal Hotel. We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your feedback and for your honest comments. We are currently undergoing a refurbishment to completely overhaul a further 15 rooms to a very high standard. This should be completed in the coming weeks....

glasgow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stayed over at Hogmanay accommodation and staff were excellent. although we were not part of the bus party staying at the hotel we were made welcome to join the ceilidh along with our friends who were staying elsewhere. the staff joined in the celebrations and made it a great night. this is one of the best furnished hotels in Oban,...

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

Dear Jim Many thanks for your wonderful review from our New Year Package. It was a great festive period and both guests & staff made the whole experience enjoyable for all. After doing countless New Years I felt that this was our best yet. It helps us deliver what we are aiming for when the guests are equally invested in...

Greenock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Each member of staff excelled in all aspects of their duties and provided us with perfect service of hospitality. All entertainment was much appreciated and food provided in Morven and Blasta Restaurant was tremendously good in every way.

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

Thank you for your review Stewart. I am glad that you had a memorable weekend with us for for the Burns Package. Thank you for your card, I received in the post this morning. I have passed your comments on to the staff and they send their thanks. We hope to see you return to the hotel in the year....

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Royal Hotel Restaurant
The Royal Hotel Restaurant
Cuisines: British, Scottish
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: $107 - $341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Royal Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 91
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms located at front of hotel can be noisy due to motor vehicle and pedestrian traffic during all hours of the night so choose carefully.”
  • Clean and tidy.
 of 5 bubbles DitchAustralia, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 309 has great views of the harbour, well best view in the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles glenno248, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Perhaps room away from main road may be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles PaisleyBuddy16, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“top floor rooms provide partial sea views”
 of 5 bubbles jimfGlasgow, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 209 is large and immaculate with a four poster bed.”
 of 5 bubbles Stewart44a, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
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