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Hobart, Australia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The room itself was good, a reasonable size (for an old hotel) with a beautiful sea view and a window that opened. The bathroom was modern but tiny, and the shower was on an odd angle so got the floor soaking wet. The car park is tiny, so the high season might make parking very hard. There is only Free... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Early morning ferry to Tiree so decided to stay in the Royal on the back of a recommendation. Found the staff very helpful, and rooms were fine (we were a party of three). We were offered a continental breakfast as we were leaving so early in the morning which was a nice touch. One small complaint - the dinning room... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is situated in a centre of the town, walking distance from the harbour and restaurants and shops. Cosy rooms, with comfortable bed and although the rooms face the street, it was quiet in the room during the evening/night. Only thing that disturbed us was a next door guest snoring so loudly we could hear him through the walls... More 

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Oban, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Returning to the Royal after a gap of 5 years there were one or two changes .The rooms were comfortable,how do you get a view out the front?The Blasta resturant was a special surprise with Scottish Tapas of Scallops,smoked salmon, haddock goujons a treat.All the fore mentioned come at a price ,how do you do it .Yours Marion and George... More 

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Thank 115Tourist
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had a lovely two night stay in the royal hotel and I can't find fault with it. Room clean and food good. staff friendly and efficient. And the price was very reasonable. For anyone wanting a short stay in Oban I'd recommend the royal.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The deal was from one of the popular online groups and was very reasonable. The location of the Hotel is very central and situated at a busy roundabout within the Town Centre. I believe there is a carpark but was advised it was full and to find street parking after 18:00. Our room was on the top floor and was... More 

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Thank GerryUK1947
Steven R, General Manager at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Gerry Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us. I appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your recent stay. Can I ask that you email me direct on royalobanmanager@strathmorehotels.com with your booking details so that I can look at the issues raised with the floorboards and bed. I will pass on your comments... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Royal Hotel is quite central right around the corner if Oban station. The room/ bathroom was nice and clean. The only problem was that you couldn't really open the window so it got quite hot inside the room. That was especially annoying at night time. Breakfast was absolutely alright. Staff is a little demotivated and seemed tried of their... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've just returned from a most enjoyable stay at this excellent hote l. The out of season price for six nights was unbeatable and included one of the freshest buffet breakfasts I've experienced. The room was spacious and well appointed and the bed most comfortable. The staff were friendly and helpful and it's situation was ideal. A return is guaranteed.... More 

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

Dear Mr Johnson Thank you very much for your lovely review. I am delighted that you had an enjoyable stay with us recently. I will pass on your comments to the staff this weekend. We look forward to you returning to the Royal in the future. Best Regards Steven Reffin General Manager More 

Billingham, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

first thing we got was a warm friendly welcome from the receptionist, the room was clean warm and comfortable bed and came with a view of the square. The hotel is really close to all amenities if requiring the ferry or shopping.

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

Dear Trip Advisor Thank you for the review of your recent stay with us here at the Royal. I appreciate you taking the time to provides us with your feedback. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and I will see to it that your comments are passed on the staff, especially at Reception. i look forward... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stayed for one night with my wife to celebrate our anniversary. On arrival at this very old but very nice hotel with loads of charm we were booked in by a very friendly female member of staff who managed to give us an upgrade to a family room on the 5th floor. We took the lift to our floor and... More 

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

Hi James Thank you for your brilliant review. I am glad that you had such a memorable stay with us. I have passed your comments on to Jo at Reception and also to the Food and Beverage staff. I hope to see you all return again in the future and I am sure we can get you the same rooms... More 

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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
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about Royal Hotel

Address: Argyll Square, Oban PA34 4BE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: $82 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Royal Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 91
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“offer cash to the right person. only kidding'”
 of 5 bubbles 115Tourist, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try for a room with a quiet bed.”
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 of 5 bubbles GerryUK1947, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“rooms to rear arequieter”
 of 5 bubbles jamesc612, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Who cares if it's only £30 !!”
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“Handy location in town, good food & service”
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